Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2019-03-22
Friday, March 22
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Ages 5 and up

Wednesdays and Fridays are crafternoons!

Drop by any time between 2:00pm and 4:00pm.

No registration required. Children under ten must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

March 20th, 22nd, 27th and 29th

Friday, March 22
2:00 pm to 3:20 pm

Join Burnaby Public Library for the film screening of Winnie the Pooh.

While searching for honey, Pooh and his friends embark on an adventure to find Eeyore's missing tail and rescue Christopher Robin from an unknown monster called, The Backson.

This film is rated G and it is recommended for children 4 and up. The movie is 69 min

The program is free but space is limited. Please arrive before 2:00pm. Doors will open at 1:50pm. Parents and/or caretakers must accompany children under 10.

Friday, March 22
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Join Burnaby Public Library for a screening of Eagle Huntress (2016).

This film follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, as she trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter, and rises to the pinnacle of a tradition that has been typically been handed down from father to son for centuries.

This film is rated G (Consumer Protection BC) and is suitable for children ages 8 and up (Common Sense Media). It has a runtime of 1 hour and 27 minutes.

Drop in, no registration required.

Saturday, March 23
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, March 2 to April 6

For more information call: 604-299-8955.

Saturday, March 23
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Ages: 7 to 9

Learn the basics of programming Sphero, a small round tech toy controlled by an app on a tablet or smartphone. Make it roll around, change colours and navigate through a maze.

Adults must attend the program with children younger than 10. 

Registration is required and opens on February 25

When you register, please indicate the name of the child (not caregiver). 

For more information call: 604-436-5420  

Saturday, March 23
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Meet Governor General award winning writer Cecily Nicholson.  

Cecily Nicholson has worked in Vancouver's downtown eastside for nineteen years, most recently as administrator of the artist-run centre and mental health resource, Gallery Gachet. In addition to being the Interpretive Programmer at the Surrey Art Gallery, Cecily is the author of Triage, From the Poplars, winner of the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize, and Wayside Sang, winner of the 2018 Governor General's Literary Award for poetry.

Register online  or phone 604-522-3971.

Cecily Nicholson

Saturday, March 23
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Ages: 10 to 12

Learn the basics of programming Sphero, a small round tech toy controlled by an app on a tablet or smartphone. Make it roll around, change colours and navigate through a maze.

Adults must attend the program with children younger than 10. 

Registration is required and opens on February 25

When you register, please indicate the name of the child (not caregiver). 

For more information call: 604-436-5420  

Monday, March 25
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

A Sphero on an iPad

Come to the Bob Prittie Metrotown Branch for an afternoon of tech fun with Spheros during Spring Break!

Challenge yourself to program a Sphero through mazes and obstacle courses, or figure out how to turn it into a fortune teller!

Space is limited, so registration is required.

For teens aged 13 - 18 only.

Questions? Call 604-297-4809 or email Ashley.

Monday, March 25
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

incredibles 2 poster

Drop in - no registration required.

Come early! Space is limited.
Children under ten must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

118 minutes
Rated: PG
Common Sense Media recommends: Ages 8 and up

Monday, March 25
2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Are you looking for work or wanting a career change? Come to the library for a free one hour tour of the career and job search materials. Learn about the hidden job market, how to research companies and explore careers. Check out our resources on resumes, job interviews, cover letters and networking.

Tours are drop-in with no advance registration required.

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