Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2019-06-24
Friday, July 5 & July 12
12:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Join us for a two day workshop on July 5 and July 12, 2019 to prepare for Canadian citizenship. The session 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, July 5
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Join Burnaby Public Library for the film screening of Lilo and Stitch.

Get ready for the wildly original story about an independent little girl named Lilo and her adopted alien "puppy," the mischievous Stitch, a runaway genetic experiment from a faraway planet. After crash-landing on Earth, Stitch wreaks havoc on the Hawaiian Islands, but he also learns about loyalty, friendship and 'ohana, the Hawaiian tradition of family.* 

This film is rated G and it is recommended for children 5 and up (Common Sense Media). The movie is 85 min

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.

* Synopsis modified from DVD description.  

Friday, July 5
6:30 pm to 8:20 pm

In honour of Burnaby Pride, join Burnaby Public Library for a screening of Moonlight (2016)

A young black man struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.

This film is rated 14A (Consumer Protection BC) for coarse language and sexually suggestive scenes. It has a runtime of 1 hour and 51 minutes.

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

Friday, July 5
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Age: 4 to 8 years.

Travel the globe!  We'll share folktales from around the world and make folk toys to take home.

Caregivers must stay with children. Space is limited  please come early to avoid disappointment.

Fridays, July 5 to August 2

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Saturday, July 6
11:00 am to 11:45 am

For children of all ages and their caregivers. Join us for fun Saturday mornings full of stories, music, action and fun!

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.

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Saturdays, June 29 to July 27


Saturday July 6
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Beach day for the library and museum! Come visit our popup library and get a card, borrow a book, learn about e-books and apps, or ask any question. Burnaby Village Museum will be with us to present historical photos of the fascinating history of Barnet.

Barnet Mill

Sunday, July 7
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, May 26, June 2, 9, 16, 23, and July 7 (we're closed on June 30)

No advance registration taken. Please join us for this drop-in program!  

Monday, July 8
11:15 am to 11:45 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.

For more information, call 604-421-5454.

Mondays, July 8 to July 29

Monday, July 8
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

legoCalling all builders! Kids ages 4 - 12 are invited to drop in anytime between 2:00 and 3:00 to play with the library's extensive LEGO collection. Moms and dads can join the fun too! Caregivers are required to accompany children 10 and under. 
Drop-in. No registration required.

Mondays, July 8 to August 26
(No program on August 5)

Monday, July 8
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Let’s mix art and programming! Learn about robotics and coding while exploring your creativity through collaborative painting. Registration starts June 24. Register in person at the Metrotown branch (Children's library) or call us at 604-436-5420.