Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2020-04-01
Monday, April 6
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

TED TalksIn this discussion series, we’ll watch two or three short TED talk videos on a specific topic, followed by a lively and stimulating discussion facilitated by a librarian.

In this month's TED Talk discussion circle, we will explore fear - what fear really is, what we can learn from it, and how we can face our own fears.  Come join us!

This program takes place in the Adult Program Room of the Tommy Douglas branch.

Free but space is limited. Register online, in person at any branch, or call 604-522-3971.

Tuesday, April 7
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Age: 1 to 3 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, April 7 to May 19

Tuesday, April 7
10:30 am to 11:30 am

Join us on the first Tuesday of each month for a tour of job search and career materials at the library. Learn about the hidden job market, how to research companies and explore careers. Discover our resources on resumes, job interviews, cover letters and networking.

Tour begins on the second Floor, meeting room 2.

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

Tuesday, April 7
11:00 am to 11:45 am

For babies!

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

The first 15 minutes is set aside for families to settle in, look at books together, and meet other families.

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

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Tuesdays, March 31 to May 5

Tuesday, April 7
11:15 am to 12:00 pm

Age: Newborns to 18 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, April 7 to May 19

Tuesday, April 7
2:00 pm to 2:45 pm

For babies!

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

The first 15 minutes is set aside for families to settle in, look at books together, and meet other families.

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

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Tuesdays, March 31 to May 5

Tuesday, April 7
4:15 pm to 5:15 pm

reading

Tuesdays, March 31 to April 28
4:15 pm to 5:15 pm 

Reading Buddies is a program where teens and children are paired up for reading practice in a safe, fun and friendly environment. The goals of this program are to provide children with extra reading practice and to provide teens with leadership skills and an opportunity to engage with community.

Children must be in grade 2, 3 or 4. Registered children must attend all five sessions.

Registration opens Monday, March 2

Register in person at the Metrotown branch (Children's library) or call us at 604-436-5420.

Tuesday, April 7
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Learn what the internet is, and understand how to navigate to websites and use a seach engine to find information. We'll cover basic terminology and explain key features of web browsers and websites.

Please register online, in person at any branch, or call 604-299-8955.

Wednesday, April 8
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 1 to May 27

For more information, call 604-299-8955.

Wednesday, April 8
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 1 to May 27

For more information, call 604-299-8955.

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