Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2020-02-23
Thursday, March 5
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 30 to March 12

Thursday, March 5
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, January 23 to March 5

 

Thursday, March 5
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.

Thursday, March 5
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Join us for a series of hands on workshops that foster awareness of Indigenous culture facilitated by Lorelei Lyons, an Indigenous educator with 2 Metis Women.

This month, join us for thoughtful discussion around the lessons connected to dreamcatcher medicine. Discussion is followed by practicing grounding and deep breathing exercises while making a small dream catcher to take home. 

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

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

Are you interested in working in the trades? In this session, learn about getting started, career opportunities, apprenticeships, and what financial support is available.

Presented by Kyle Kozak, Apprenticeship Advisor with the Industry Training Authority.

Register online, at any branch or call 604-522-3971.

Friday, March 6
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, January 10 to March 6

Friday, March 6
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, January 10 to March 6

Friday, March 6
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Join Parks Canada's Learn-to Camp team to discover the basics of campsite set up. Explore campsite planning, safe food storage practices, Leave No Trace Principles, and tent set-up. Find out where to go on your dream camping vacation, how to book your site, and what you need to pack for a front-country camping experience. You'll have the opportunity to practice all of your new-found skills and to ask questions so you feel comfortable and capable setting out on your own adventure.

Register online, at any branch or call 604-299-8955.

Submission Deadline: Friday, March 6
9:00 pm

Burnaby Public Library wants to feature your art on next year’s Teen Summer Reading Club promotion! Send us your original artwork inspired by the theme “Supernatural!

From abstract art to realistic sketches, digital arts to photography, applicants are free to interpret the theme as they wish. Artworks will be judged on artistic merit, creativity, and how well the theme is communicated through the artwork.
For teens grades 8 - 12

If you are the winner, your art will be featured on our posters, flyers, website, other promotional material, as well as have your original artwork displayed in the teen area of one of our four library branches. 

Please submit your finished piece to us via email with the subject line “BPL Teen Summer Reading Club 2020 Art Contest Entry” or in person at your local Burnaby Public Library branch by Friday, March 6.
Be sure to sign the waiver form, so we can share your artwork next year!

If you have any questions, email the Teen Services Librarian, Andrea Lukic or call or text 604-314-2480.

Saturday, March 7
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.

Saturdays, January 18 to March 7

 

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