Bob Prittie Metrotown Events

E.g., 2019-03-22
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
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
2:30 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.

Tuesday, March 26
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

lego club 

Calling all builders! Kids ages 5 to 12 are invited to drop in anytime between 2:00pm and 4:00pm 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.

Tuesday, March 26
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Join us for a librarian-led discussion about Maria Semple’s book Where’d You Go, Bernadette. From the publisher: "A whip-smart, hysterical dramedy about a family in crisis after the disappearance of its brilliant, misanthropic matriarch.”

Registration for this program opens on February 26. Register in person at the Bob Prittie Metrotown Branch or by calling 604-436-5410. Once registered, bring your library card on, or after, February 26 to pick up your copy of the book at the Bob Prittie Metrotown Branch first floor Information Desk. Participants are asked to complete the book in advance of the event.

Wednesday, March 27
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

3 eggs with question marks on them

Ages 6 to 12

Drop in and invent! We give you a mystery box of materials and a funny problem. You build something to solve the problem.

No registration. Please arrive before 2:30 (space is limited, so come at 2:00 if you can).

All kids need to bring an adult who will participate.

For more information, call 604-436-5420 or e-mail JuvRef@bpl.bc.ca.

Wednesday, March 27
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Practice your English and meet people in a friendly, relaxed environment at the Metrotown library. Each week a librarian will  lead a discussion on a variety of everyday topics. Adult learners must have some knowledge of English to participate in group conversations. No advance registration taken. Please join us for this free program! More drop-in sessions on April 3,10,17, 24.

Thursday, March 28
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Age: 2 and 3 years.

Stories, songs, and fun to grow your child’s love of language. The first 15 minutes is for meeting other families and settling in.

No registration is required but space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. All family members welcome!

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Thursdays, March 28 to May 2

Thursday, March 28
11:00 am to 11:45 am

Age: 2 and 3 years.

Stories, songs, and fun to grow your child’s love of language. The first 15 minutes is for meeting other families and settling in.

No registration is required but space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. All family members welcome!

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Thursdays, March 28 to May 2

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