Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2020-04-01
Wednesday, April 15
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Drop into our Tech Café and discover a world of online information brought to you by Burnaby Public Library. 

Did you know that BPL has online resources such as:

  - Ebooks and digital audiobooks
  - E-magazines and newspapers
  - Music streaming
  - Online language learning
  - Online software and technology tutorials
  - Online auto repair

And more!

We will be showcasing many of our online resources. Come and see us in the Juniper Room, learn about what’s available to you and find out more at your library!

Thursday, April 16
10:00 am to 10:45 am

For children of all ages and their caregivers.

Join us for a morning 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.

Thursdays, March 26 to April 30

 

Thursday, April 16
10:15 am to 5:00 pm

Do you need basic help with your email, tablet, smartphone or with using online resources? Sign up for a One-to-One Tech help session!

Book a 30-minute session with a librarian for personalized assistance, as well as an introduction to the library's digital resources that can be useful to you. Bring your own device, or we will use a library laptop. Please register for your session in person at the McGill Information Desk or by calling 604-299-7855.

Dates: Thursday, February 20 1:00 - 5:00; Thursday, March 12 10:15 - 5:00; Thursday, April 16 10:15 - 5:00

Thursday, April 16
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, April 9 to May 21

Thursday, April 16
11:00 am to 11:45 am

For children of all ages and their caregivers.

Join us for a morning 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.

Thursdays, March 26 to April 30

 

Thursday, April 16
3:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Thursdays, March 5 to May 21

Family drop-in and storytime at Brentwood Community Resource Centre!
Located at 2055 Rosser Avenue (at the corner of Lougheed Hwy).

Meet other families, get a library card, check out books, ask questions and more. All ages welcome. No registration required.

Storytime begins at 4pm.

Please note: the location of this program is at 2055 Rosser Avenue - not at the library.

Friday, April 17
11:00 am to 11:30 am

Age: newborn to 18 months.

Lap bounces, songs, rhymes and fingerplays, for babies and the adults who love them!

No registration is required. Come early - space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. Siblings welcome.

For more information, call 604-299-8955

Fridays, April 3 to May 29
(No session April 10 - Library closed)

Friday, April 17
1:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Age: newborn to 18 months.

Lap bounces, songs, rhymes and fingerplays, for babies and the adults who love them!

No registration is required. Come early - space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. Siblings welcome.

For more information, call 604-299-8955

Fridays, April 3 to May 29
(No session April 10 - Library closed)

Friday, April 17
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Age: 3 to 6 years

Join us for silly songs, great stories, and fun with new friends. Caregivers need to attend with children. Younger and older siblings are welcome.

Fridays, March 20 to April 24
(No session April 10 - Library closed)

For more information, call 604-436-5420

Friday, April 17
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

If you're interested in using your Instagram account to develop your career, this class is for you! Bring your mobile device and connect with your colleagues on one of the most popular social networks. This class will go over business accounts, strategies for increasing follower counts, managing ad campaigns, developing a visual brand and scheduling posts.

Basic computer knowledge is required. This class is limited to 12 people. Please register by phone at 604-522-3971 or in person at the Tommy Douglas Library.

Registration starts Monday, March 2.

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