Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2017-11-22
Saturday December 16
2:00 am to 2:45 am

xmastree

Ages 3 and up

Join us for stories, puppets, songs and skits!

No registration is required but space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. All family members welcome!

For more information call: 604-299-8955

Saturday, December 16
10:15 am to 11:00 am

Age: Newborn to 2 ½ years

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

Saturdays, November 18 to December 16

For more information, call 604-421-5454.

Saturday December 16
11:00 am to 11:45 am

xmastree

Ages 3 and up

Join us for stories, puppets, songs and skits!

No registration is required but space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. All family members welcome!

For more information call: 604-299-8955

Saturday, December 16
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

happy hands     For all ages!

     Four Saturdays:

     Saturday 23
     October 14
     November 18
     December 16

Join a Deaf storyteller and a children's librarian for stories, rhymes, songs 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.

At Tommy Douglas Library in Burnaby: 7311 Kingsway, 604.522.3971

Presented by Burnaby Public Library in partnership with Family and Community Services and Provincial Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services at the Ministry of Children and Family Development.

For more information, e-mail Randi at the library (Randi.Robin@bpl.bc.ca) or Erin at Family and Community Services (Erin.Bentley@gov.bc.ca).

Monday, December 18
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Get a little holiday cheer and join us for a sing-along of favourite Christmas carols. Songs will be led by a librarian, and accompanied on keyboard. Printed lyrics will be available, as well as Christmas cookies donated by Vancity.

The more people who can sing along, the merrier!

Drop in, no registration. All ages, all voices, everyone is welcome!

This sing-along will be repeated at McGill branch the next evening.

Carolers

Tuesday, December 19
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Get a little holiday cheer and join us for a sing-along of favourite Christmas carols. Songs will be led by a librarian, and accompanied on keyboard. Printed lyrics will be available, as well as Christmas cookies donated by Vancity.

Drop in, no registration. All ages, all voices, everyone is welcome!

This sing-along will also be held at Tommy Douglas branch the previous evening.

Carolers

Wednesday, December 20
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Join us for a librarian-led discussion about ‘Me Talk Pretty One Day’ by David Sedaris.

“A recent transplant to Paris, humorist David Sedaris, bestselling author of "Naked", presents a collection of his strongest work yet, including the title story about his hilarious attempt to learn French.” – Publisher

Take part in our discussion circle and learn about new topics, world events, and literature as we explore a different non-fiction title each month. 

This program is free, but space is limited.  Register in person at the Bob Prittie Metrotown Branch or by calling 604-436-5400.  Registration for this program opens at 6:00pm on November 28th.  Once registered, bring your library card on, or after, November 28th to pick up your copy of the book at the Bob Prittie Metrotown Branch second floor Reference Desk.  Participants are asked to complete the book in advance of the event.

Me Talk Pretty One Day

Thursday, December 21
10:30 am to 11:15 am

All ages welcome!

Join us for a special winter themed 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.

Wednesday, December 27
2:00 pm to 3:45 pm

Adults must watch with children younger than 10. Free tickets available in the Children’s Library starting at 1:00 pm on the day of the show. 

90 minutes. Come early: space is limited. This movie will be shown with open captions.

Wednesday, December 27
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Brrr! It’s cold outside! Keep warm indoors and make your very own paper snowman figure and cards. No
mittens needed!

Free, Drop-In program. Please arrive before 2:30. All kids under 10 need to bring an adult who will participate. For more info, see www.bpl.bc.ca/events or call 604-522-3971.

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