Upcoming events & programs

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Thursday, January 3
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

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 and dads can join the fun too!

No registration required. Come early: space is limited.

Adults must accompany children younger than 10.

Thursday, January 3
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

paddington 2 movieDrop in. Come early—space is limited.

Parents must accompany children under 10

CHV Rating: G
Common Sense Media recommends: Ages 6 and up
104 minutes

Thursday, January 3
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Drop in. Come early—space is limited.

Parents must accompany children under 10

CHV Rating: G
Common Sense Media recommends: Ages 8 and up
104 minutes

Friday, January 4
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Join Burnaby Public Library for the film screening of Paddington 2.

While searching for the perfect present for his beloved Aunt Lucy's hundredth birthday, Paddington sees a unique pop-up book in Mr. Gruber's antique shop, and embarks upon a series of odd jobs to buy it. But when the book is stolen, it's up to Paddington and the Browns to unmask the thief.

This film is rated G and recommended for children 6 and up. The movie is 

The program is free but space is limited. Please arrive before 2:00pm. Doors will open at 1:50pm. Parents and/or caretakers must accompany children under 10.

Friday, January 4
2:00 pm to 3:45 pm

ice age

Ice-Age animals find a lost human baby and try to return him to his people.​ ​

Recommended for ages 6 and older. 103 minutes.

Free tickets available in the Children’s Library starting one hour before show time. Come early: space is limited. Adults must watch with children younger than 10. Movies will be shown with open captions.

Saturday, January 5
1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

lego club 

Calling all builders! Kids ages 4 and up are invited to drop in anytime between 1:30pm and 4:30pm to play with the library's extensive LEGO collection.Moms and dads can join the fun too!

Caregivers are required to accompany children under 10. Drop-in. No registration required.

Monday, January 7
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

The Burnaby Public Library, in partnership with the People's Law School, presents an information session on Family Law. There will be a broad overview of the Family Law Act of BC, including child and spousal support and division of property.  Presenters Kevin Rosales and Vivian Tran are lawyers who practice in Family Law.  Please note this session is meant to provide legal information.  If you need legal advice please make an appointment with a legal professional.
Free, but space is limited and registration is required. Please register online, at any BPL branch or by phoning 604-436-5400.

Wednesday January 9
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

LibbyJanuary's Featured App: Libby from Overdrive for Library To Go E-books & Audiobooks

Download e-books and audiobooks with Library to Go. Read or listen to thousands of titles for adults, teens and kids, on your mobile device with the Libby app or your computer through the Library to Go website – all for free! Come learn how. (Please note: this resource is limited to Burnaby residents only.)

Did you know... Burnaby Public Library offers free digital magazines, newspapers, audiobooks, ebooks, language lessons, and music? Each month a librarian will feature one of the library's digital resources, and show you how to use it. Bring your own device (smartphone, tablet or laptop), or watch a demonstration. Ask questions about the featured digital resource or about any of the library's resources.

Held in the Juniper Room, across the hall from Cameron Library. Free but space is limited; register online, by calling the Cameron Library at 604-421-5454, or at any library Information Desk.

Thursday, January 10
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Age: 2 and 3 years.

Stories, songs, and fun to grow your child’s love of language. The first 15 minutes is for meeting other families and settling in.

No registration is required but space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. All family members welcome!

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Thursdays, January 17 to February 28

Thursday, January 10
11:00 am to 11:45 am

Age: 2 and 3 years.

Stories, songs, and fun to grow your child’s love of language. The first 15 minutes is for meeting other families and settling in.

No registration is required but space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. All family members welcome!

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Thursdays, January 17 to February 28

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