Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2019-10-16
Wednesday, December 4
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Join us for stimulating discussion on: What are the joys of winter? with moderator Manav Sekhri. 

SFU's Philosophers' Café is a series of informal public discussions in the heart of our communities. Since 1998, this award-winning program has engaged the interest of scholars, seniors, students, philosophers, and non-philosophers through stimulating dialogue and the passionate exchange of ideas.

Drop in, no registration required.

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Friday, December 6
10:00 am to 1:30 pm

This program is in Farsi and English and is for parents and children aged birth to 5 years old. Learn how to use songs, rhymes and stories to help your child develop language and pre-reading skills.

Fridays, October 18 to December 13

Space is limited to 12 families only. Priority is given to those families who have not attended this program this year. Others will be put on a wait list.

Registration must be done IN PERSON at the Bob Pritte Metrotown Library.

For more information, call Teresa Hsieh at 604-318-2731

برنامه مامان غازه

این برنامه به زبان فارسی و انگلیسی برای کودکان زیر 5 سال با والدینشان برگزار می گردد .

با شرکت در این برنامه سر شار ازشادی و خنده والدین فرا می گیرند چگونه با کمک شعر و داستان

مهارت ایجادالگو های خانوادگی مثبت را بدست آورند .

برای اطلاعات بیشتر با تریسا هشه 6043182731 تماس بگیرید .

برای ثبت نام خود و کودکتان در این برنامه شخصآ به کتابخانه مراجعه نمایید

جمعه ها از 18 اکتبر تا 13 دسامبر 2019

ساعت برگزاری: 10 تا 11:30 صبح

محل برگزاری: کتابخانه برنابی شعبه متروتاون

6100 Willingdon Ave.

This program is in partnership with SUCCESS Multiculteral Early Childhood Development (MECD) Services and funded by the Funded by Ministry of Children and Family Development.

Fridays, December 6 & December 13
5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Join us for a two day workshop on December 6 & December 13, 2019 to prepare for Canadian citizenship. The sessions will be facilitated by MOSAIC staff. We will talk about topics such as Canada’s history, symbols, government and geography, as well as the rights and responsibilities of citizenship. This workshop will be held in English, with Chinese language support available.

Registration is required. To register please contact  Angel Tse  604 254 9626 ext 2121 or atse@mosaicbc.org or click here to register using their online registration form.

Friday, December 6
6:30 pm to 8:15 pm

The journey that led to Charles Dickens' creation of 'A Christmas Carol,' a timeless tale that would redefine the holiday.

This film is rated PG, and it's 104 min

Space is limited. Drop in, no registration required. For more information call : 604-522-3971, or ask at any information desk. 

Saturday, December 7
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Join us for an introduction to coding in HTML. Play games as a group to learn how coding works and start coding your own basic website in this interactive workshop. Beginners and those with some experience coding are welcome. 

Basic computer knowledge is necessary to register.

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

Registration starts Monday, November 4.

Saturday, December 7th
10:30 am to 12:00 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. 

First Saturday morning of the month, from 10:30 am to 12 noon, in the Cedar Room of the Cameron Recreation Centre.

For more information call, 604-421-5454.

Saturday, December 7
10:30 am to 11:15 am

Saturdays, November 2 to December 14

Age: Newborn to 2 ½ years

Join us for lively songs, rhymes and stories for babies and their dads, uncles, stepdads, foster dads, grandfathers and other male caregivers. No registration is required. Enthusiastic siblings are welcome.

For more information call: 604-522-3971.

Saturday, December 7
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, December 9
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

The first months and year of parenting can be an exciting and wondrous time, but it can also
be a time when parents feel overwhelmed, exhausted and isolated while juggling many

Come and meet other like-minded parents, have FUN, and enjoy conversations
based on topics such as understanding your emotions, setting realistic expectations,
parenting tips, self-care, sleep, parenting roles and more.

Mondays, October 28 to December 9 
(6 sessions - No session on November 11 for Remembrance Day)

Pre-registration required.
Some Child care spots available for older siblings 18 months and older.

To Register contact Information Children
778-782-3548 or infochld@sfu.ca 

Monday, December 9
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Avoid the Christmas expense hangover!

Come and learn how to minimize January debt by applying useful budgeting tips throughout the year. Bring your own holiday money-saving tips to share with others.

In partnership with the Credit Counselling Society.

Register online, visit any branch or call 604-436-5400