Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2019-10-19
Saturday, November 2nd
10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Practice your English and meet people in a friendly, relaxed environment. Each week a librarian will lead a discussion on a variety of topics. Some knowledge of English is recommended. Free, no registration required. 

First Saturday morning of the month, from 10:30 am to 12 noon, in the Cedar Room of the Cameron Recreation Centre.

For more information call, 604-421-5454.

Saturday, November 2
11:00 am to 11:30 am

For children of all ages and their caregivers. Join us for fun Saturday mornings full of stories, music, action and fun!

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

For more information, call 604-299-8955.

Saturdays, September 28 to November 23

Saturday, November 2
11:00 am to 11:45 am

For children of all ages and their caregivers. Join us for fun Saturday mornings 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, September 21 to November 9

 

Saturday, November 2
1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

lego club 

Calling all builders! Kids ages 4 and up are invited to drop in anytime between 1:30pm and 4:30pm to play with the library's extensive LEGO collection.Moms and dads can join the fun too!

Caregivers are required to accompany children under 10. Drop-in. No registration required.

Saturday, November 2
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Children ages 6 to 12 are welcome to join us for informal chess games, facilitated by Curtis Lister of the Burnaby Junior Chess Club.

This is a drop-in program and no registration is required, but space is limited - arrive early!

Parents of children under 10 years old are asked to remain in the program room.

Saturdays, September 28 to November 16

Monday, November 4
11:15 am to 11:45 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.

For more information, call 604-421-5454.

Mondays, September 9 to November 4
(No program on October 14 - library is closed for Thanksgiving)

Monday, November 4
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

The first months and year of parenting can be an exciting and wondrous time, but it can also
be a time when parents feel overwhelmed, exhausted and isolated while juggling many
emotions.

Come and meet other like-minded parents, have FUN, and enjoy conversations
based on topics such as understanding your emotions, setting realistic expectations,
parenting tips, self-care, sleep, parenting roles and more.

Mondays, October 28 to December 9 
(6 sessions - No session on November 11 for Remembrance Day)

Pre-registration required.
Some Child care spots available for older siblings 18 months and older.

To Register contact Information Children
778-782-3548 or infochld@sfu.ca 
www.informationchildren.com 

Monday, November 4
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Practice your English and meet people in a friendly, relaxed environment. Each week a librarian will lead a discussion on a variety of topics.  Some knowledge of English is recommended. Free, no registration required.

Mondays, October 21 - December 2.

For more information, call 604-299-8955 or visit any branch.

Tuesday, November 5
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, November 5
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Parenting in the Middle Years (6 - 12 years)

Tuesdays, October 1 to November 5

This is a supportive and educational series for parents of children ages t to 12. Understanding middle childhood development, encouraging social-emotional competency, responding to school and family life challenges, fostering positivie peer relationships, communicating effectively, understanding temperament, and technology guidelines, and strategies for effective, positive discipline in the middle years will be covered. The goal of this series is to provide parents with a forum to learn, to share and to discuss information and strategies to connect with their children and enrich their parenting experience.

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. SPACE LIMITED. 
Child care options may be available.

For Registration or more information contact: Information Children
778 782-3548
www.informationchildren.com
infochld@sfu.ca

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