Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2019-07-15
Wednesday, July 3
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Practice your English and meet people in a friendly, relaxed environment. Each week a librarian will lead a discussion on a variety of topics. Some knowledge of English is recommended. Free, no registration required.

Wednesdays, July 3 - July 31. 

For more information, call 604-436-5400 or visit any branch.

Monday July 15 and Monday July 22
10:30 am to 12:30 pm

The first class will teach basic commands and functions of MS Excel -creating a new spreadsheet, entering, deleting and formatting data, sorting information & creating basic formula, plus saving and printing. The second class will teach making a budget, applying multiplication and division formulas, and making a chart or graph from a spreadsheet.

Students are expected to attend both sessions.

Prerequisite: Basic computer knowledge is necessary to register.

Registration begins on Monday June 3.

Please register by phone at: 604-522-3971, or in person at the Tommy Douglas Library.

Monday, July 15
11:15 am to 11:45 am

Age: walkers to 2 ½ years

Join us for songs, rhymes and stories. Perfect for busy toddlers!

No registration required. Come early - space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. Siblings welcome.

For more information, call 604-421-5454.

Mondays, July 8 to July 29

Monday, July 15
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

legoCalling all builders! Kids ages 4 - 12 are invited to drop in anytime between 2:00 and 3:00 to play with the library's extensive LEGO collection. Moms and dads can join the fun too! Caregivers are required to accompany children 10 and under. 
Drop-in. No registration required.

Mondays, July 8 to August 26
(No program on August 5)

Monday, July 15
5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Calling all teen leaders! 

Get involved with your community by coming to a Teen Advisory Group meeting, where the teen services librarians will guide discussions about what the library could do to better serve teens in our community. From books and tech gadgets to events and study space, we’ll chat about it all over some food! A movie will follow the meeting.

Meeting and food from 5:00pm – 6:30pm

Movie from 6:30pm – 9:00pm

This is a drop-in program for teens entering grades 8 – 12 and food will be provided! All teens are welcome to come to the meeting and/or the movie.

Questions? Food or movie suggestions? Text 604-314-2480, or email a teen services librarian at myles.wolfe@bpl.bc.ca.

Monday, July 15
7:00 pm to 7:45 pm

Age: 4 and up

Wind down at the end of the day with longer stories and funny songs. No registration is required but space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. All family members welcome!

For more information call: 604-299-8955

Mondays, July 8 to 29

Monday, July 15
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

City of Burnaby Emergency Program Office logoBurnaby Public Library and the City of Burnaby Emergency Management Department are pleased to help you stay safe in case of a disaster. 

Earthquakes and other natural disasters can happen without warning and take many forms. Ensure that you, your family, and neighborhood are prepared by learning how to minimize home hazards, assemble emergency supplies, and develop a family reunion plan.

In Burnaby, we believe that the more work we do today, the more we can help the residents and businesses in our community.

This program will be repeated Tuesday, October 15 at Tommy Dougas, you can register for it here.

For more information or to register, please call: 604-436-5400 or register online.

Tuesday, July 16
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Age: 1 and 2 years.

Join us for Toddler Storytime! Singing, bouncing, clapping, and reading - perfect for busy toddlers!

The first 15 minutes is a time to settle in, look at books with your child, play, and meet other families.

No registration is required but space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. Siblings welcome.

For more information, call 604-522-3971.

Tuesdays, July 16 to August 13

Tuesday, July 16
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Age: walkers to 2 1/2 years.

Songs, rhymes and stories for toddlers and the adults who love them!

The first 15 minutes is set aside for families to settle in, look at books together, and meet other families.

No registration is required. Come early - space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. Siblings welcome.

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Tuesdays, June 18 to July 23

Tuesday, July 16
10:15 am to 10:45 am

Age: newborn to walkers.

Join us for songs, rhymes and stories.

No registration required. Come early - space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. Siblings welcome.

For more information, call 604-421-5454.

Tuesdays, July 9 to July 30

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