Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2019-08-20
Tuesday, August 20
1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

lego club 

Calling all builders! Kids ages 4 and up are invited to drop in anytime between 1:30pm and 4:30pm to play with the library's extensive LEGO collection.Moms and dads can join the fun too!

Caregivers are required to accompany children under 10. Drop-in. No registration required.

Tuesdays, July 9 to August 20

Tuesday, August 20
7:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Ages: 4-8 years

Join us for bedtime stories in your PJs! Bring a stuffy for our stuffy sleepover – pick up your stuffy anytime after 10am on Wednesday August 21 and get some pictures of what your friend got up to overnight in the library! (Sleepover for stuffies only!).

Drop-in, no registration Required.

For more information, call 604-421-5454.

Wednesday, August 21
11:00 am to 9:00 pm

Meet us at the PNE Fair!

We're thrilled to participate in Library Day at the PNE Fair. Simply present a BC library card at the admission gate to recieve entry for just $6, and save $9 off the standard adult admission fee!
Kids 6-13 are charged $5 and kids under the age of 5 are always free.

Come find us at the Library Zone, located near Toon City and the Snap Happy: A Do-It-Your-Selfie Experience Exhibit for some fun and free activities!

Public Library Day is brought you by Burnaby Public Library, Public Library InterLINK, and the PNE Fair.

Wednesday, August 21
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

*FULL -- PLEASE CALL TO BE ADDED TO WAITLIST*

Ages 7 to 9

Registration is required. Please call the Tommy Douglas Library (604-522-3971) or visit the info desk in person to be added to the Waitlist.

Learn the basics of programming Sphero, a robot toy controlled by an app on a tablet or smartphone. This program will feature a short lesson followed by a fun game.

Adults must attend the program with children younger than 10. When you register, please indicate the name of the child (not the caregiver).

For more information call: 604-522-3971

Wednesday, August 21
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

*FULL -- PLEASE CALL TO BE ADDED TO WAITLIST*

Ages 10 to 12

Registration is required and opens on Monday, July 8. Please register online, by calling Tommy Douglas Library (604-522-3971) or visiting the info desk in person.

Learn the basics of programming Sphero, a robot toy controlled by an app on a tablet or smartphone. This program will feature a short lesson followed by a fun game.

Adults must attend the program with children younger than 10. When you register, please indicate the name of the child (not the caregiver).

For more information call: 604-522-3971

Wednesday, August 21
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Ages: 6 - 8 years.

Book: Dragon Makes a Friend by Dav Pilkey.

A book club especially for kids! Here's how it works:
1. Register for the book club online or at the information desk. Pick up a copy at the Cameron Ask Me desk
2. READ THE BOOK!!! (You must read the book before coming to the book club, in fact you should get your parents to read the book too!)
3. Attend the Book Club in the Juniper Room of the Cameron Recreation Centre (located directly across from the library).

Space is limited and registration is required. Register online, in person at the library, or by calling 604 421-5454.
Registration opens on July 24

Wednesday, August 21
5:00 pm to 8:50 pm

Burnaby Public Library is pleased to present local writing organization, The Other Eleven Months who has hosted weekly write-ins around the Lower Mainland for over 12 years.

These are quiet, safe space events for writers of all kinds. If you can't find a place to focus and write, these events may be great opportunities for you to accomplish your writing goals.

Join us and meet fellow local writers!

Drop in, no registration required.

Wednesday, August 21
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Have you ever wanted to experience camping but didn't know where to start? You are not alone! Parks Canada's Learn-to-Camp team has you covered!

Find out where to go on your dream camping vacation, how to book your site, and what you need to pack for a front-country camping experience.

This program will take place in the Juniper Room of the Cameron Recreation Centre.

Register online, call 604-421-5454 or visit any branch.

For more information, Parks Canada will be at the Tommy Douglas Library Thursday, August 22 (7:00-8:00 pm) giving a talk on being Animal Aware.

Thursday, August 22
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Calling all builders! Kids ages 5 to 12 are invited to drop in anytime between 1pm and 3pm to play with the library's extensive LEGO collection. Caregivers can join the fun too!

Summer LEGO Clubs will be held on Thursdays July 18, August 8, and August 22.

Thursday, August 22
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

LEGO house

Calling all builders! Kids ages 5 to 12 are invited to drop in anytime between 2pm and 4pm to play with the library's extensive LEGO collection. Moms, dads, and caregivers can join the fun too! Adults are required to accompany children 10 and under. 

Drop-in. No registration required.

Thursdays, July 4 to August 22.

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