Tommy Douglas Events

E.g., 2019-07-15
Monday July 15 and Monday July 22
10:30 am to 12:30 pm

The first class will teach basic commands and functions of MS Excel -creating a new spreadsheet, entering, deleting and formatting data, sorting information & creating basic formula, plus saving and printing. The second class will teach making a budget, applying multiplication and division formulas, and making a chart or graph from a spreadsheet.

Students are expected to attend both sessions.

Prerequisite: Basic computer knowledge is necessary to register.

Registration begins on Monday June 3.

Please register by phone at: 604-522-3971, or in person at the Tommy Douglas Library.

Monday, July 15
5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Calling all teen leaders! 

Get involved with your community by coming to a Teen Advisory Group meeting, where the teen services librarians will guide discussions about what the library could do to better serve teens in our community. From books and tech gadgets to events and study space, we’ll chat about it all over some food! A movie will follow the meeting.

Meeting and food from 5:00pm – 6:30pm

Movie from 6:30pm – 9:00pm

This is a drop-in program for teens entering grades 8 – 12 and food will be provided! All teens are welcome to come to the meeting and/or the movie.

Questions? Food or movie suggestions? Text 604-314-2480, or email a teen services librarian at myles.wolfe@bpl.bc.ca.

Tuesday, July 16
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Age: 1 and 2 years.

Join us for Toddler Storytime! Singing, bouncing, clapping, and reading - perfect for busy toddlers!

The first 15 minutes is a time to settle in, look at books with your child, play, and meet other families.

No registration is required but space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. Siblings welcome.

For more information, call 604-522-3971.

Tuesdays, July 16 to August 13

Tuesday, July 16
11:15 am to 12:00 pm

Age: Newborns to 12 months.

Join us for Baby Storytime! Songs, tickles, stories and lap games - perfect for little tiny babies!

The first 15 minutes is a time to settle in, look at books with your child, play, and meet other families.

No registration is required but space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. Siblings welcome.

For more information, call 604-522-3971

Tuesdays, July 16 to August 13

Tuesday, July 16
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Explore virtual reality with our VR goggles, create a machine to do your bidding with LittleBits, and try our Sphero programming challenges – or invent your own!  
All tech will be supplied by the library. 

Teens entering grades 8 – 12 can register online or in person. 
Registration opens July 2, 2019.

Questions?  Contact the Teen Services Librarian at myles.wolfe@bpl.bc.ca, or call or text 604-314-2480. 
Online Registration: www.bpl.bc.ca/events.

Tuesday, July 16
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Learn the basics of word processing. If you have basic computer skills but are baffled by word processing, this course is for you.

Learn how to create a simple document and save it, and learn about other options in Word like copy and paste, spell check, font and paragraph, and printing.

Prerequisite: Must be comfortable using computer, keyboard and mouse.

Registration begins on Monday June 3.

Maximum number of people per class is 12.  Please register by phone at: 604-522-3971, or in person at the Tommy Douglas Library. 

Wednesday, July 17
3:00 pm to 3:50 pm

Ages: 3 and up

Join us for the Lazy Show! A fifty minute show featuring puppets, songs and stories!

Be prepared to laugh out loud at some very silly and very lazy stories! Free tickets available an hour before each show – please come early to avoid disappointment. Ages three up.

Children under ten must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Wednesday, July 17
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, July 17
7:00 pm to 7:50 pm

Ages: 3 and up

Join us for the Lazy Show! A fifty minute show featuring puppets, songs and stories!

Be prepared to laugh out loud at some very silly and very lazy stories! Free tickets available an hour before each show – please come early to avoid disappointment. Ages three up.

Children under ten must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Thursday, July 18
10:30 am to 11:15 am

Age: 3 to 5 years.

Join us for a preschool Storytime! Stories, songs, and fingerplays - perfect for kids who love stories and might even sit still for them!

The first 15 minutes is a time to settle in, look at books with your child, play, and meet other families.

No registration is required but space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. Siblings welcome.

For more information, call 604-522-3971.

Thursdays, July 18 to August 16

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