Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2019-08-21
Tuesday, September 24
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Age: 1 and 2 years.

Join us for Toddler Storytime! Singing, bouncing, clapping, and reading - perfect for busy toddlers!

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.

Tuesdays, September 24 to November 5

Tuesday, September 24
10:15 am to 10:45 am

Age: newborn to walkers.

Join us for songs, rhymes and stories.

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

For more information, call 604-421-5454.

Tuesdays, September 10 to November 5

Tuesday, September 24
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. Caregivers must attend with children. Siblings welcome.

For more information, call 604-522-3971

Tuesdays, September 24 to November 5

Tuesday, September 24
11:15 am to 11:45 am

Age: 2 ½ to 5 years.

Join us for songs and stories.

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

For more information, call 604-421-5454.

Tuesdays, September 10 to November 5

Tuesday, September 24
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

This workshop is for parents and guardians of high-school students who are planning to attend post-secondary schooling. Learn how to talk to your teens about money and how to plan for the future. 

Presented in partnership with the Credit Counselling Society.

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

Tuesday, September 24
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Join us for one of our Summer Book Discussion Circles.

Bring one or two books from BPL's Summer Reads collection to share with the group.

Summer Book Discussion Circle Session:

Tuesday, September 24

Come to one - come to all!

Register online, at any branch, or call 604-436-5410

Wednesday, September 25
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, September 18 to November 20

For more information, call 604-299-8955.

Wednesday, September 25
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, September 18 to November 20

For more information, call 604-299-8955.

Wednesday, September 25
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, September 25
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Join us for stimulating discussion on: When recycling offers no tangible benefit in our lives, why do it? Is it enough to imagine that society would approve? Should it feel good to do good? with moderator Keith Caspell.

SFU's Philosophers' Café is a series of informal public discussions in the heart of our communities. Since 1998, this award-winning program has engaged the interest of scholars, seniors, students, philosophers, and non-philosophers through stimulating dialogue and the passionate exchange of ideas.

Drop in, no registration required.

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