Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2019-10-19
Saturday, October 26
10:30 am to 11:15 am

Age: Newborn to 2 ½ years

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

For more information call: 604-421-5454.

Saturdays, September 14 to October 26

Saturday, October 26
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, September 28 to November 23

Saturday, October 26
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, September 21 to November 9

 

Saturday, October 26
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: September 14, October 26, November 9, and December 14, 2019

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

Saturday, October 26
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Children ages 6 to 12 are welcome to join us for informal chess games, facilitated by Curtis Lister of the Burnaby Junior Chess Club.

This is a drop-in program and no registration is required, but space is limited - arrive early!

Parents of children under 10 years old are asked to remain in the program room.

Saturdays, September 28 to November 16

Sunday, October 27
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Join us and learn how to make origami ghosts, cats, ninjas, tombstones and more!

Aiko Matsushiba has been certified by the Nippon Origami Association as an origami instructor and will be leading this session. She has held workshops at various community and resource centres as well as cultural events throughout the Lower Mainland.

Seating is limited to 15 participants. Register online, call 604-299-8955 or visit any branch.

Sunday, October 27
2:00 pm to 3:30 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.

 Sundays, September 8 – October 27 (We are closed Sunday, October 13th )

 For more information, call 604-522-3971 or visit any branch.

Monday, October 28
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, September 9 to November 4
(No program on October 14 - library is closed for Thanksgiving)

Monday, October 28
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
emotions.

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 
www.informationchildren.com 

Monday, October 28
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Boo! Make your own ghosts, spooky cards, and more! Feel free to wear your costume!

Ages 5 to 12. Program is drop In. No registration required. Please arrive before 3:45. All kids under 10 need to bring an adult who will participate.

For more information, call 604-522-3971.

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