Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2017-11-18
Saturday, November 18
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, November 18 to December 16

For more information, call 604-421-5454.

Saturday, November 18
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, October 14 to November 25
*No session November 11*

Saturday, November 18
11:00 am to 2:00 pm

grey_and_green_socks_on_feetSweater weather is here.  Come show off your projects and share in the fun of making something new.  We spend a couple of hours knitting, crocheting, stitching and chatting with like-minded people. We are an informal, friendly group.

Everyone is welcome – all ages and all skill levels. Bring your yarn and needles, scissors, and supplies and get started! A limited number of needles and yarn is available for those who want to give knitting or crocheting a try.

Free drop-in. No registration required.

Saturday, November 18
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, September 30 to November 25 (Note: No session November 11)

Saturday, November 18
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

happy hands     For all ages!

     Four Saturdays:

     Saturday 23
     October 14
     November 18
     December 16

Join a Deaf storyteller and a children's librarian for stories, rhymes, songs and crafts presented in both American Sign Language (ASL) and English. This is a free drop-in for children of all ages and abilities, together with a parent or caregiver. All families are welcome! Interpreters will be present.

At Tommy Douglas Library in Burnaby: 7311 Kingsway, 604.522.3971

Presented by Burnaby Public Library in partnership with Family and Community Services and Provincial Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services at the Ministry of Children and Family Development.

For more information, e-mail Randi at the library (Randi.Robin@bpl.bc.ca) or Erin at Family and Community Services (Erin.Bentley@gov.bc.ca).

Saturday, November 18
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Cameron Branch Book Club is back for another round! Join us for a librarian-led discussion on We're All in This Together by Amy Jones.

 "After grandmother Kate Parker miraculously survives going over a waterfall in a barrel, she falls into a coma, which brings her daughter home and causes her adopted son to worry he's losing the only real family he's ever known."

 Read the novel and come to the library to discuss it with other book   lovers. Registration opens October 21. After registering, you can come to the Cameron information desk to pick up a copy of the book.

 This program is free, but seating is limited. Register online or call 604-421-5454 for more information. The Book Club will take place in the Willow Room in the Cameron Recreation Centre, but participants can meet in the lobby just outside the Cameron Branch.

Saturday, November 18
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Learn the tools of self-compassionate meditation to clear your mind and body of the mental and emotional toxins that can affect your brain structure and physical and emotional well-being.  Exercise as well as relax and rejuvenate your mind and body in this workshop led by Suman Kollipara. He will also share the science of stress and the neuroscience and health benefits of meditation.  Seating is limited for this free program. Register by calling 604-299-8955, visiting in-person or register online.

Sunday, November 19; Sunday, November 26; Saturday, December 2; Sunday, December 3
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

CALLING ALL READERS! Here's your chance to read a play of Dickens' "Christmas Carol" aloud! All readers age 10 to 100 are welcome! A fun way to bring in the holiday spirit.

A librarian will direct our reading of "A Christmas Carol" script, using Dickens' original language as adapted for the stage by David Lawver, and shortened to suit our number of readers. Come to the first rehearsal with an idea of which character(s) you would like to read. Scripts will be provided.

We will meet in the Cameron Recreation Centre's Maple Room. Please come to all three rehearsals:
Sunday, November 19, 1:00 - 2:30 pm
Sunday, November 26, 1:00 - 2:30 pm
Saturday Dec 2, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm (not 1:00-2:30)

On Sunday, December 3 at 1:00 we will "perform" for our friends, relatives and the public by reading aloud from our scripts while seated. Dress in your own red, green, gold, silver, black, or white solid colour clothes, or in your own costume if you wish.

FREE but space is limited: please register online, by calling 604 421-5454, or in person at the Cameron Library. Thanks to our partner, Cameron Recreation Centre.

Christmas Carol First Edition 1843

Sunday, November 19
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Make your very own rocketship and get ready to blast off in this drop in makerspace event.

Ages: 4 years old and up

Drop-in program, no registration is required.  Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.  Call 604-421-5454 for more information

Monday, November 20
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, September 18 to November 20
*No session October 9 - Thanksgiving*