Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2018-06-24
Thursday, May 24
1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Join us for this informative workshop by ISSofBC on the various aspects of the job interview.

The ability to handle yourself well at an interview is a skill you can learn. Come to our workshop and learn tips on: 

  • Interview preparation and readiness
  • Answering common interview questions
  • Responding to behavioural and situational questions
  • Closing the interview and creating a lasting good impression
  • Professional follow-up

This program is presented in partnership with the Immigrant Services Society of BC (ISSofBC), a central hub of refugee services and information. It is free to attend but space is limited. Registration is available for this program online, in person at the library, or by phone at 604-436-5400.

Immigrant Services Society of BC

Friday May 25
9:30 am to 12:30 pm

This is a program for Chinese families that includes songs, rhymes and storytelling in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Fridays, May 25 to July 20

Choose either:
9:30am - 11am OR 11am - 12:30pm

Age: 0 - 5 years

Limit to 12 families (first priority will be for families who haven't attended the program this year; others will be put on the waiting list)

Please note: *Registration must be done IN PERSON at the Metrotown Branch* - registration opens April 30

For more information please contact S.U.C.C.E.S.S. at: 604-408-7274 ext. 2087

This program is in partnership with SUCCESS Multiculteral Early Childhood Development (MECD) Services

  

Friday, May 25
11:00 am to 11:30 am

Age: newborn to 18 months.

Fridays, April 6 to May 25

Lap bounces, songs, rhymes and fingerplays, for babies and the adults who love them!

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

For more information, call 604-299-8955

Friday, May 25
1:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Age: newborn to 18 months.

Fridays, April 6 to May 25

Lap bounces, songs, rhymes and fingerplays, for babies and the adults who love them!

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

For more information, call 604-299-8955

Friday, May 25
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Bring your friends or mingle with other teens during this casual board game night. Board games will be provided. For youth grades 6 to 9. The event is free, all you need to do is register online or at any BPL information desk.

Saturday, May 26
10:15 am to 11:00 am

Saturdays, May 5 to June 2

Age: Newborn to 2 ½ years

Join us for lively songs, rhymes and stories for babies and their dads, uncles, stepdads, foster dads, grandfathers and other male caregivers. No registration is required. Enthusiastic siblings are welcome.

For more information, call 604-522-3971.

Saturday, May 26
10:15 am to 11:00 am

Age: Newborn to 2 ½ years

Join us for lively songs, rhymes and stories for babies and their dads, uncles, stepdads, foster dads, grandfathers and other male caregivers. No registration is required. Enthusiastic siblings are welcome.

Saturdays, May 26 to June 30

For more information, call 604-421-5454.

Saturday, May 26
11:00 am to 11:45 am

For children of all ages and their caregivers. Join us for fun Saturday mornings full of stories, music, action and fun!

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.

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Saturdays, April 14 to May 26

 

Saturday, May 26
11:00 am to 11:30 am

Ages: Everyone is welcome, but the emphasis will be on stories for ages 3 up.

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

For more information, call 604-299-8955.

Saturdays, April 28 to May 26

Saturday, May 26
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm


Join Laura Reid from Counter Cultures in a discussion and sampling of coffee alternatives such as Chaga, chicory, dandelion brew.

This is a demonstration only.

Free, but seating is limited to 30 seats. Programs with low enrollment may be cancelled, so please register by phone at: 604-522-3971, in-person, or online.

If you cannot attend the program, please contact the Library so someone else can have your spot. Thank you.

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