McGill Events

E.g., 2019-04-19
Saturday, April 20
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, April 13 to May 18

Tuesday, April 23
10:10 am to 12:00 pm

In this interactive series, the focus is on understanding the unique challenges parents of children under age 5 encounter as their children move through the toddler and preschool years. Topics include but are not limited to: effective communication, the link between behaviour and temperament, understanding child development, having appropriate behavioral expectations, and responding to children’s misbehaviour in ways that promote growth and self regulation. Responding to temper tantrums, coping with separation anxiety, teaching social skills such as sharing and turn taking are a few examples of topics that can be included. Fun, free, and informative!

Tuesday mornings: April 16 to May 28
(No session May 7th)

Pre-registration is required. Space is limited. Some child-minding is avaliable.

To register, contact: 778-782-3548 or infochild@sfu.ca
www.informationchildren.com

Tuesday, April 23
10:10 am to 12:00 pm

In this interactive series, the focus is on understanding the unique challenges parents of children under age 5 encounter as their children move through the toddler and preschool years. Topics include but are not limited to: effective communication, the link between behaviour and temperament, understanding child development, having appropriate behavioral expectations, and responding to children’s misbehaviour in ways that promote growth and self regulation. Responding to temper tantrums, coping with separation anxiety, teaching social skills such as sharing and turn taking are a few examples of topics that can be included. Fun, free, and informative!

Tuesday mornings: April 16 to May 28
(No session May 7th)

Pre-registration is required. Space is limited. Some child-minding is avaliable.

To register, contact: 778-782-3548 or infochild@sfu.ca
www.informationchildren.com

Wednesday, April 24
10:15 am to 10:45 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.

Wednesdays, April 3 to May 15

For more information, call 604-299-8955.

Wednesday, April 24
11:15 am to 11:45 am

Age: 2 and 3 years.

Singing, dancing, clapping, and reading - perfect for active young children!  No registration is required but space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. All family members welcome!

Wednesdays, April 3 to May 15

For more information, call 604-299-8955.

Wednesday, April 24
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Break out of your reading rut and join us for a book discussion circle with a new book each month. We will explore new fiction and non-fiction in a friendly atmosphere led by our McGill librarians.

In April we will explore the fiction title, Less by Andrew Sean Greer

Arthur Less is a failed novelist about to turn fifty. A wedding invitation arrives in the mail: his boyfriend of the past nine years is engaged to someone else. He can’t say yes–it would be too awkward–and he can’t say no–it would look like defeat. On his desk are a series of invitations to half-baked literary events around the world. How does he arrange to skip town to avoid the wedding? Simple – accept all the invitations.

A scintillating satire of the American abroad, a rumination on time and the human heart, a bittersweet romance of chances lost. Less shows a writer at the peak of his talents raising the curtain on our shared human comedy. - Publisher

Andrew Sean Greer is the winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for fiction.

This program is free but space is limited. Please register in person at McGill Branch or by calling 604-299-8955. Registration for this month's discussion opens on March 27. Once registered, bring your library card to McGill Branch to pick up a copy of the book. Participants are asked to complete the book prior to the event.

Thursday April 25
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Join us for a presentation by the Credit Counselling Society to learn about ways to increase your cash flow and reduce expenses while living on a reduced income (CPP, OAS, other pension, etc.) to avoid relying on lines of credit to help you get by.

Gain skills you probably didn't learn in school, but will use for the rest of your life!

This interactive and fun workshop is 90 minutes! We take a "grab and go" approach - grab an idea or two and go try it. All participants will walk away with ideas and resources.

Please register by phone at: 604-299-8955, in-person, or online

Friday, April 26
11:00 am to 11:30 am

Age: newborn to 18 months.

Lap bounces, songs, rhymes and fingerplays, for babies and the adults who love them!

No registration is required. Come early - space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. Siblings welcome.

For more information, call 604-299-8955

Fridays, April 5 to May 17
(Library Closed April 19 for Good Friday)

Friday, April 26
1:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Age: newborn to 18 months.

Lap bounces, songs, rhymes and fingerplays, for babies and the adults who love them!

No registration is required. Come early - space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. Siblings welcome.

For more information, call 604-299-8955

Fridays, April 5 to May 17
(Library closed April 19 for Good Friday)

Friday, April 26
4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

For youth grades 6 to 9.

Join us for a night of board games and fun! Bring your friends or mingle with other teens and tweens at this casual board game night, with games like Settlers of Catan, Carcassonne, Fluxx, and more.

Gameface takes place at McGill on the last Friday of the month, nine months out of the year. Board games are provided, and helpers are on hand to guide you through any new ones you'd like to try.

This is a free drop-in program.

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