Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2020-02-26
Friday, March 20
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Ages: 8 and up

Rated: G
(128 minutes)

No registration required. Come early, space is limited, caregivers must accompany children under 10 years old.

For more information call: 604-299-8955.

Saturday, March 21
10:30 am to 11:30 am

Radium GirlsJoin us for a librarian-led discussion about ‘The Radium Girls’ by Kate Moore.

“The Curies' newly discovered element of radium makes gleaming headlines across the nation as the fresh face of beauty, and wonder drug of the medical community. Meanwhile, hundreds of girls toil amidst the glowing dust of the radium-dial factories. The glittering chemical covers their bodies from head to toe; they light up the night like industrious fireflies. With such a coveted job, these "shining girls" are the luckiest alive - until they begin to fall mysteriously ill. And as the fatal poison of the radium takes hold, the girls find themselves embroiled in one of the biggest scandals of America's early 20th century, and in a groundbreaking battle for workers' rights that will echo for centuries.” – Publisher

Registration begins February 22.

Register at Bob Prittie Metrotown or call 604-436-5400.  Once registered, bring your library card to pick up your copy of the book from the 2nd floor Reference Desk.

Saturday, March 21
10:30 am to 11:30 am

Registration Now Open! Please note: Children must be over 9 years old.

Ages 9 to 12

Learn about coding concepts and have fun using the programming language Scratch. This program will feature a short lesson followed by a chance to start building your own story, game, or animation.

Registration required and opens on February 21st. Register by phone, online, or in person.

For more information, call 604-522-3971 .

Saturday, March 21
11:00 am to 11:30 am

For children of all ages and their caregivers. Join us for fun Saturday mornings full of stories, music, action and fun!

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

For more information, call 604-299-8955.

Saturdays, February 29 to April 4

Saturday, March 21
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Browse and borrow from our seed library of vegetables, herbs, and native flowering plants, and connect with fellow gardeners. We’ll also provide basic information on growing specific items and general gardening topics.

After harvest time, save your seeds and donate them back to the seed library to share with others!

Metrotown Library - First Saturday of the month.
McGill Library - Second Saturday of the month.
Cameron Library - Third Saturday of the month.
Tommy Douglas Library - Fourth Saturday of the month.

The next dates for Cameron Library are: April 18, May 16, June 20, July 18, August 15, September 19, October 17.

No registration required.

Saturday, March 21
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Cedar is integral to the way of life for the First Nations of the Northwest Coast. In this workshop, Haida weaver G̱iihlgiigaa Tsiit Git'anee (Todd DeVries) will share his knowledge and experience with cedar, and demonstrate how to weave cedar bark into a bracelet that you can bring home.

Registration starts February 24 and is limited to ten people. Register online, at any branch or call 604-522-3971.

Saturday, March 21
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

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.

Parents and caregivers must attend the program with children.

Registration is required and opens on February 18. 

Register in person at the Children's Library or call 604-436-5420.

Saturday, March 21
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

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.

Parents and caregivers must attend the program with children.

Registration is required and opens on February 18. 

Register in person at the Children's Library or call 604-436-5420.

Sunday, March 22
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Practice your English and meet people in a friendly, relaxed environment at the Tommy Douglas branch. 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. 

Sundays, January 19, 26, February 2, 9, 23, March 1, 8, 15 and 22 (we're closed on February 16)

No advance registration taken. Please join us for this drop-in program!  

Monday, March 23
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

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This program is for families with children aged 0-6. New immigrant families and refugees are welcome!

Join us in this weekly drop-in program to learn more about your child's emotions and much more, while having fun!

This program includes:

- Exploring the role of emotional well-being in early childhood
- Becoming aware of your child's emotions
- Encouraging healthy expressions of emotions
- Parenting
- Children's developmental stages
- Community resources
- Connecting with other parents

Learn together with your child through fun games, storytelling, arts & crafts and songs.

Mondays, March 9 to April 27 (no session on April 13 for Easter)
Drop in - no registration required but space is limited.

For more information contact Liliane or Ramzia 604-436-1025 cwwa@vlmfss.ca

This program is in partnership with the Vancouver & Lower Mainland Multicultural Family Support Services Society.

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