Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2020-02-23
Sunday, March 1
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!  

Monday, March 2
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

This is a program for Chinese families.

Songs, rhymes and storytelling in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

For babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their parents.

Limit to 12 families (first priority for families who haven't attended the program this year; others will be put on the waiting list.)

Mondays, January 13 to March 2
(No session on February 17 for Family Day)

Please note: *Registration must be done IN PERSON at the Metrotown Branch* - registration opens November 13

For more information please contact Teresa at: 604-318-2731

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

  

Monday, March 2
10:15 am to 11:45 am

This program is conducted in Korean

Songs, rhymes and storytelling in English and Korean!

For babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their parents.

Limit to 12 families (first priority for those families who live in Burnaby and haven't attended the program this year; others will be put on the waiting list.)

Mondays, January 6 to March 9
(No session on February 17 for Family Day)

To register call or email Monica Lim: 604-358-1554 monica.lim@success.bc.ca

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

  

Monday, March 2
11:15 am to 11:45 am

Age: walking to 2.5 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, January 6 to March 2
(No program on February 17 - library is closed for Family Day)

Monday, March 2
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.

Mondays, Jan 13 - March 9.

For more information, call 604-299-8955 or visit any branch.

Monday, March 2
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

TED TalksIn this discussion series, we’ll watch two or three short TED talk videos on a specific topic, followed by a lively and stimulating discussion facilitated by a librarian.

This month, we'll watch TED talks to spark conversation about how we want to approach the new decade. Are you ready to try something new or reexamine your perspective? Come join us!

This program takes place in the Adult Program Room of the Tommy Douglas branch.

Free but space is limited. Register online, in person at any branch, or call 604-522-3971.

Tuesday, March 3
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Age: 1 to 3 years.

Join us for Toddler Storytime! Singing, bouncing, clapping, and reading - perfect for busy toddlers!

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, March 3
10:15 am to 10:45 am

Age: newborns to walking.

Join us for songs, rhymes 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, March 3
10:30 am to 11:30 am

Join us on the first Tuesday of each month for a tour of job search and career materials at the library. Learn about the hidden job market, how to research companies and explore careers. Discover our resources on resumes, job interviews, cover letters and networking.

Tour begins on the second Floor, meeting room 2.

Register online, at any branch or call 604-436-5400.

Tuesday, March 3
11:00 am to 11:45 am

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

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