Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2017-11-18
Saturday, November 18
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

happy hands     For all ages!

     Four Saturdays:

     Saturday 23
     October 14
     November 18
     December 16

Join a Deaf storyteller and a children's librarian for stories, rhymes, songs and crafts presented in both American Sign Language (ASL) and English. This is a free drop-in for children of all ages and abilities, together with a parent or caregiver. All families are welcome! Interpreters will be present.

At Tommy Douglas Library in Burnaby: 7311 Kingsway, 604.522.3971

Presented by Burnaby Public Library in partnership with Family and Community Services and Provincial Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services at the Ministry of Children and Family Development.

For more information, e-mail Randi at the library (Randi.Robin@bpl.bc.ca) or Erin at Family and Community Services (Erin.Bentley@gov.bc.ca).

Tuesday, December 5
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Age: 1 and 2 years.

Join us for a special winter themed 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.

 

Tuesday, December 5
11:15 am to 12:00 pm

Age: newborns to 12 months.

Join us for a special winter themed 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.

Thursday, December 7
10:30 am to 11:15 am

Age: 3 to 5 years.

Join us for a special winter themed 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.

Saturday, December 16
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

happy hands     For all ages!

     Four Saturdays:

     Saturday 23
     October 14
     November 18
     December 16

Join a Deaf storyteller and a children's librarian for stories, rhymes, songs and crafts presented in both American Sign Language (ASL) and English. This is a free drop-in for children of all ages and abilities, together with a parent or caregiver. All families are welcome! Interpreters will be present.

At Tommy Douglas Library in Burnaby: 7311 Kingsway, 604.522.3971

Presented by Burnaby Public Library in partnership with Family and Community Services and Provincial Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services at the Ministry of Children and Family Development.

For more information, e-mail Randi at the library (Randi.Robin@bpl.bc.ca) or Erin at Family and Community Services (Erin.Bentley@gov.bc.ca).

Monday, December 18
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Get a little holiday cheer and join us for a sing-along of favourite Christmas carols. Songs will be led by a librarian, and accompanied on keyboard. Printed lyrics will be available, as well as Christmas cookies donated by Vancity.

The more people who can sing along, the merrier!

Drop in, no registration. All ages, all voices, everyone is welcome!

This sing-along will be repeated at McGill branch the next evening.

Carolers

Thursday, December 21
10:30 am to 11:15 am

All ages welcome!

Join us for a special winter themed 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.

Wednesday, December 27
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Brrr! It’s cold outside! Keep warm indoors and make your very own paper snowman figure and cards. No
mittens needed!

Free, Drop-In program. Please arrive before 2:30. All kids under 10 need to bring an adult who will participate. For more info, see www.bpl.bc.ca/events or call 604-522-3971.

Thursday, December 28
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Ages 5 to 12

Calling all builders! Kids ages 5 to 12 are invited to drop in anytime between 1pm and 3pm to play with the library's extensive LEGO collection. Moms and dads can join the fun too!

Free, Drop-in. All kids under 10 need to bring an adult who will participate. For more info, see www.bpl.bc.ca/events or call 604-522-3971. Arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Wednesday, January 3
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Ages 5 to 12

Drop the puck and make your own mini hockey sticks and rink. Challenge your friends to see who can win the big game!

Free, Drop-In program. Please arrive before 2:30. All kids under 10 need to bring an adult who will participate. For more info, see www.bpl.bc.ca/events or call 604-522-3971.