Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2019-10-19
Thursday, October 31
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, September 26 to November 7

Thursday, October 31
1:00 pm to 7:00 pm

2055 Rosser Avenue (at the corner of Lougheed)

Burnaby Public Library will be at the Brentwood Community Resource Centre every Thursday from 1:00-7:00 pm from September 19 to November 28. 

Come chat with us, get a library card, check out books, ask questions and more.

Everyone is welcome and special activities are scheduled during these times:

We’ll have an all ages storytime every week at 4:00 pm.
Sept 19: Community drop in
Sept 26: Community drop in 
Oct 3: BPL online resources and ebooks 
Oct 10: BPL online resources and ebooks
Oct 17: Community drop in
Oct 24: Community drop in 
Oct 31: Conversations with a community librarian (feel free to visit in your Halloween costume)
Nov 7: ESL conversation circle (1:30-3:00 & 5:30-7:00)
Nov 14: ESL conversation circle (1:30-3:00 & 5:30-7:00)
Nov 21: BPL online resources and ebooks
Nov 28 : BPL online resources and ebooks


We look forward to meeting you!

Thursday, October 31
4:00 pm to 4:45 pm

2055 Rosser Avenue (at the corner of Lougheed)

Join us for a special Halloween storytime before you go trick-or-treating! We'll be at the Brentwood Community Resource Centre from 1:00-7:00 pm, with a special storytime starting at 4:00pm. Don't forget to wear your costume!

Friday, November 1
10:15 am to 11:45 am

This is a program for Chinese families that includes songs, rhymes and storytelling in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Fridays, September 13 to November 8
(9 sessions in total)

Age: 0 - 5 years

Limit to 12 families (first priority will be for families who haven't attended the program this year; others will be put on the waiting list)

Registration starts on August 7. To register, please contact S.U.C.C.E.S.S at: 604-318-2731

This program is in partnership with SUCCESS Multiculteral Early Childhood Development (MECD) Services and funded by the Funded by Ministry of Children and Family Development.

Friday, November 1
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, September 20 to November 22

Friday, November 1
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, September 20 to November 22

Friday, November 1
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, September 27 to November 15

For more information, call 604-436-5420

Friday, November 1
6:00 pm to 8:15 pm

A film adaptation of the Erich Maria Remarque novel about a group of young German recruits in World War I.

This film is rated PG, and it's 132 min

Space is limited. Drop in, no registration required. For more information call : 604-522-3971, or ask at any information desk. 

Friday, November 1
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Join SFU Café Scientifique for a lively discussion around a popular-science related topic led by industry professionals. This month we ask: are shellfish the canaries of our seas? Dr. Leah Bendell (Department of Biological Sciences, SFU) will be discussing B.C.’s shellfish industry and the challenges wrought by human activity.

Reserve your seat (first come, first served) by emailing: cafe_scientifique@sfu.ca

Saturday, November 2
10:30 am to 11:15 am

Saturdays, November 2 to December 14

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.

For more information call: 604-522-3971.

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