Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2019-02-23
Tuesday, March 5
11:15 am to 12:00 pm

Age: Newborns to 12 months.

Join us for Baby Storytime! Songs, tickles, stories and lap games - perfect for little tiny babies!

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. Dcaregivers must attend with children. Siblings welcome.

For more information, call 604-522-3971

Tuesdays, January 29 to March 12

Tuesday, March 5
4:15 pm to 5:15 pm

reading

When & Where: 

Tuesdays, February 12 to March 12
4:15 pm to 5:15 pm 
McGill Branch, 4595 Albert St

Reading Buddies is a program where teens and children are matched up for reading practice in a safe, fun and friendly environment. The goals of this program are to provide children with extra reading practice and to provide teens with leadership skills and an opportunity to engage with community.

Children must be in grade 2, 3 or 4. Registered children must attend all five sessions.

Register in person at the McGill branch, located at 4595 Albert St. The program is free, but space is limited, so be sure to register early. Registration opens Tuesday, January 12.

Call 604-297-4599 for more information.

Tuesday, March 5
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Come join the McGill Librarians for an evening of exciting book reviews featuring romance, science fiction, adventure, fantasy, fiction and historical fiction titles.

This program is free and space if limited. Register online, by calling 604-299-8955, or in person at any BPL information desk.

Wednesday, March 6
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Age: newborn to pre-walkers.

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.

Wednesdays, January 23 to March 6

Wednesday, March 6
10:15 am to 10:45 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.

Wednesdays, January 16 to March 13

For more information, call 604-299-8955.

Wednesday, March 6
11:00 am to 11:45 am

Age: newborn to pre-walkers.

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.

Wednesdays, January 23 to March 6

Wednesday, March 6
11:15 am to 11:45 am

Age: 2 and 3 years.

Singing, dancing, clapping, and reading - perfect for active young children!  No registration is required but space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. All family members welcome!

Wednesdays, January 16 to March 13

For more information, call 604-299-8955.

Wednesday, March 6
5:00 pm to 8:50 pm

Burnaby Public Library is pleased to present local writing organization,The Other Eleven Months who has hosted weekly write-ins around the Lower Mainland for over 12 years.

These are quiet, safe space events for writers of all kinds. If you can't find a place to focus and write, these events may be great opportunities for you to accomplish your writing goals.

Join us and meet fellow local writers!

Drop in, no registration required.

Wednesday, March 6
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Practice your English and meet people in a friendly, relaxed environment at the Metrotown library. 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. No advance registration taken. Please join us for this free program! More drop-in sessions on March 13, 20, 27 and April 3,10,17, 24.

Thursday, March 7
10:30 am to 11:15 am

Age: 3 to 5 years.

Join us for a preschool Storytime! Stories, songs, and fingerplays - perfect for kids who love stories and might even sit still for them!

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.

Thursdays, January 31 to March 14

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