Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2019-12-06
Saturday, March 14
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 14
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Join a Deaf storyteller and a children's librarian for stories, rhymes, and crafts presented in both American Sign Language (ASL) and English. This is a free drop-in for children of all ages and abilities together with a parent or caregiver. All families are welcome! Interpreters will be present.

This program takes place once a month on a Saturday: January 11, February 8, March 14, April 18, and May 9.

At Tommy Douglas Library in Burnaby: 7311 Kingsway, 604.522.3971

For more information, e-mail Randi at the library: Randi.Robin@bpl.bc.ca

Sunday, March 15
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!  

Tuesday, March 17
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.

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:

  • Feb. 26, 2020
  • Mar. 18, 2020

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

Wednesday, March 18
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

 Next circle on Wednesday March 25.

For more information call 604-436-5400.

Thursday, March 19
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Drop into our Tech Café and discover a world of digital information. Did you know that we have online resources such as:

  • Ebooks and digital audiobooks
  • E-magazines and newspapers
  • Music streaming
  • Online language learning

And more!

Drop in dates:

February 1; March 19; April 25; May 21

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

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!  

Tuesday, March 24
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.

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