Bob Prittie Metrotown Events

E.g., 2019-08-21
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.

Friday, August 23
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

This program is full.

Ages 7 to 10

Experiment and learn in an interactive technology program featuring Osmo. Play with shapes, numbers and letters using hands-on learning tools and an educational app for iPads. Registration starts July 30. Register in person at the Metrotown branch (Children's area) or call us at 604-436-5420.

Saturday, August 24
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Age: Newborn to 2 ½ years

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

For more information call: 604-436-5420

Saturdays, August 10 to August 31

Saturday, August 24
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

This program is full.

Ages 8 to 10

Explore the wonders of circuitry with our collection of littleBits, an innovative way to experiment and invent with electricity and its applications.

Each child must bring an adult who will participate.

Registration is required and opens on July 30.

Monday, August 26
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Indigenous peoples have used wild plants for centuries as food and medicine. Come discover how these plants support us physically, emotionally and spiritually with Lori Snyder, a Métis herbalist and educator.

You’ll learn how to identify medicinal and edible plants, native and non-native, in our urban landscape, and how their properties can improve wellness.

Join us for the next program in this Medicinal Plants series on Beauty and Wellness (September 9, 7:00-8:30 pm), featuring Anastasiia Dushyna.

The final program in the series talks about Culinary Uses and Knowledge (September 30, 7:00-8:30 pm) with Anastasiia Dushyna.

Register online, at any branch or call 604-436-5400.

Tuesday, August 27
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

summer-readsJoin us for one of our Summer Book Discussion Circles.

Bring one or two books from BPL's Summer Reads collection to share with the group.

Summer Book Discussion Circle Sessions:

Tuesday, August 27                                                    Tuesday, September 24

Come to one - come to all!

Register online, at any branch, or call 604-436-5410.

Thursday, August 29
9:45 am to 4:15 pm

If you need some basic tech help, you've come to the right place. Drop by the One-to-One Tech help sessions for the tech support you need. We are happy to help you with your basic tech needs, as well as introduce you to our online resources! Bring in your own device, or we will use library equipment. Book a 30-minute session with a librarian for personalized assistance with your computer needs.

Please register by phone at 604-436-5400 or in person at Bob Prittie Metrotown, Reference desk.

Saturday, August 31
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Age: Newborn to 2 ½ years

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

For more information call: 604-436-5420

Saturdays, August 10 to August 31

Saturday, September 7
8:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join us at the Pancake Breakfast and Summer Reading Club Medal Ceremony on Saturday, September 7 in Civic Square outside Bob Prittie Metrotown!

Expect delays as you exit the parking garage. Walking, biking or transit recommended. Check here for more details on transit options.

Pancake Breakfast starts at 8:30am.

Entertainment and activities from 9:00am - 10:45am.

Medal ceremony begins at 11:00am.

For more information call 604-436-5420.

Monday, September 9
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Plants and herbs are nature’s ingredients that can be used for beauty and wellness. Learn which herbs can be used for different skin issues and how you can use them in your hair care routine.

Anastasiia Dushyna is a botanical pharmacology specialist with more than 11 years of experience in pharmaceuticals and knowledge of European medicinal plants.

We are also hosting Metis herbalist and educator, Lori Snyder who will be speaking on Embracing Holistic Wellness Through Native Plants (August 26, 7:00-8:30 pm).

The final program in the series talks about Culinary Uses and Knowledge (September 30, 7:00-8:30 pm) with Anastasiia Dushyna.

Register online, at any branch or call 604-436-5400.

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