Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2019-09-22
Wednesday, September 25
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Need help with a computer, device or website? Sign up for a One-to-One Tech help session! Book a 30-minute session with a librarian for personalized assistance, as well as an introduction to the library's digital resources that can be useful to you. Bring your own device, or we will use a library laptop. Please register for your session in person at the Cameron Library Information Desk or by calling 604-421-5454.

Held in the Juniper Room, Cameron Recreation Complex, across the hall from the Cameron Library.

Thursday, September 26
9:45 am to 4:15 pm

If you need some basic tech help, you've come to the right place. Drop by the One-to-One Tech help sessions for the tech support you need. We are happy to help you with your basic tech needs, as well as introduce you to our online resources! Bring in your own device, or we will use library equipment. Book a 30-minute session with a librarian for personalized assistance with your computer needs.

Please register by phone at 604-436-5400 or in person at Bob Prittie Metrotown, Reference desk.

Thursday, September 26
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, September 26
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Drop into our Tech Café and discover a world of digital information. Did you know that we have online resources such as:

Ebooks and digital audiobooks
E-magazines and newspapers
Music streaming
Online language learning

and more!

Learn about what's available to you and find our more at your library! 

Drop in dates for this fall: 

Thursday, September 26  2:30 - 4:30
Saturday, October 12       2:30 - 4:30
Saturday, November 9     2:30 - 4:30

Friday, September 27
10:30 am to 12:30 pm

This class will help you understand the basics of accessing information via the internet. Learn about web browsers, website navigation and search engines.

Basic computer knowledge required.

Please register by phone at: 604-522-3971, or in person at the Tommy Douglas Library.

Registration begins Monday, August 5.

Saturday, September 28
9:20 am to 11:50 am

Need help with a computer, device or website? Sign up for a One-to-One Tech help session! Book a 30-minute session with a librarian for personalized assistance, as well as an introduction to the library's digital resources that can be useful to you. Bring your own device, or we will use a library laptop. Please register for your session in person at the Cameron Library Information Desk or by calling 604-421-5454.

Held in the Cedar Room, Cameron Recreation Complex, down the hall from the Cameron Library.

Tuesday, October 1
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Learn the basics of word processing. If you have basic computer skills, but are baffled by word processing, this course is for you.

 Learn how to:

  • Create a simple document and save it
  • Copy and paste
  • Spell check
  • Use font and paragraph
  • Print

Prerequisite: Must be comfortable using a computer, keyboard and mouse.

Please register online, by phone at 604-299-8955, or in person at any branch.  

Tuesday, October 1
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Introduction to HTML is a program for beginners who have never tried any coding before.  We will be going over basic tags used for web page layout and organization. This class will involve an instructional demonstration followed by an independent activity where attendees can get creative and build their own web page.

Basic computer knowledge is necessary to register.

Please register by phone at: 604-522-3971, or in person at the Tommy Douglas Library.

Registration begins Monday, September 2.

Thursday, October 3
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!

Tuesday, October 8
10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Learn the basics of word processing. If you have basic computer skills, but are baffled by word processing, this course is for you.

 Learn how to:

  • Create a simple document and save it
  • Copy and paste
  • Spell check
  • Use font and paragraph
  • Print

Prerequisite: Must be comfortable using a computer, keyboard and mouse.

Please register online, by phone at 604-436-5400, or in person at any branch.  

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