Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2019-12-15
Tuesday, February 25
11:15 am to 11:45 am

Age: 2.5 to 5 years

Join us for songs and stories.

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

For more information, call 604-421-5454.

Tuesdays, January 7 to March 3

Tuesday, February 25
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, January 28 to March 10

Tuesday, February 25
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, January 14 to March 3

Tuesday, February 25
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

If you're interested in using your Instagram account to develop your career, this class is for you! Bring your mobile device and connect with your colleagues on one of the most popular social networks. This class will go over business accounts, strategies for increasing follower counts, managing ad campaigns, developing a visual brand and scheduling posts.

Basic computer knowledge is required. This class is limited to 12 people. Please register by phone at 604-522-3971 or in person at the Tommy Douglas Library.

Registration starts Monday, January 6.

Wednesday, February 26
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, January 8 to March 4

For more information, call 604-299-8955.

Wednesday, February 26
10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Learn how to use Twitter and connect with people over breaking news, social issues, politics, pop culture, and more.

We will review Twitter’s terms of service and go over creating an account and profile, controlling your privacy, finding and posting content, and interacting with other Twitter users.

Basic computer knowledge is required.

This class is limited to 12 people. Please register by phone at 604-522-3971 or in person at the Tommy Douglas Library.

Registration starts Monday, January 6.

Wednesday, February 26
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, January 8 to March 4

For more information, call 604-299-8955.

Wednesday, February 26
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Drop into our Tech Café the last Wednesday of each month and discover a world of online information brought to you by Burnaby Public Library. 

Did you know that BPL has online resources such as:

  - Ebooks and digital audiobooks
  - E-magazines and newspapers
  - Music streaming
  - Online language learning
  - Online software and technology tutorials
  - Online auto repair

And more!

We will be showcasing many of our online resources. Come and see us, learn about what’s available to you and find out more at your library!

Future dates: March 25, April 29, May 27

4:15 pm to 5:30 pm

Let's play Nintendo Switch! Meet gamers of all skill levels and enjoy an evening of social gaming. Curious about gaming? Looking for new people to play with? Have awesome tips to share? This program is for you!

Games List:

  • Super Smash Brothers Ultimate
  • Overcooked 2
  • Just Dance 2019
  • Mario Kart 8

Dates:

  • June 29, 2020
  • Feb. 26, 2020

Children of all ages. Drop in, no registration required.

Wednesday, February 26
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Practice your English and meet people in a friendly, relaxed environment. Each week a librarian will lead a discussion on a variety of topics. Some knowledge of English is recommended. Free, no registration required

Wednesdays, March 4,11,18,25.

For more information call 604-436-5400.

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