Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2019-11-12
Wednesday, November 13
10:30 am to 12:30 pm

This class will help you learn the basics of a web browser. See common web site navigation features & use a search engine to perform simple searches.

Basic computer knowledge is necessary to register.

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

Registration starts Tuesday, October 1, at 10 am.

Wednesday, November 13
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.

Wednesday, November 13
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

RBDigital

Download magazine issues and audiobooks on your mobile device or computer with RBdigital – all for free! Come learn how.
Did you know... Burnaby Public Library offers free digital magazines, newspapers, audiobooks, ebooks, language lessons, and music? Each month a librarian will feature one of the library's digital resources, and show you how to use it.
Bring your own device (smartphone, tablet or laptop), or watch a demonstration. Ask questions about the featured digital resource or about any of the library's resources.
Held in the Juniper Room, across the hall from Cameron Library. Free but space is limited; register online, by calling the Cameron Library at 604-421-5454, or at any library Information Desk.

Thursday, November 14
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!

Friday, November 15
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
If you're interested in getting an Instagram account, or just created one but aren't sure how to use it, this class is for you.

Basic computer knowledge is necessary to register.


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

Registration starts Tuesday, October 1, at 10 am.

Saturday, November 16
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

playing osmo

REGISTRATION NOW FULL. Please call (604-522-3971) or visit the Tommy Douglas Library Info Desk to be added to the waitlist.

Ages 7 to 9

Registration is required.

Come check out coding games with Osmo, an iPad compatible game that uses manipulatives to practice block coding skills.

Please note, this session is a repeat of last November's class and will be going over the same lesson plan.

All children under 10 will need to bring an adult who will participate. When you register, please indicate the name of the child (not the caregiver).

For more information, call 604-522-3971.

Saturday, November 16
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

playing osmo

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN. Click here to register.

Ages 10 to 12

Registration is required. Please register online, call the Tommy Douglas Library (604-522-3971) or visit the info desk in person.

Come check out coding games with Osmo, an iPad compatible game that uses manipulatives to practice block coding skills.

Please note, this session is a repeat of last November's class and will be going over the same lesson plan.

All children under 10 will need to bring an adult who will participate. When you register, please indicate the name of the child (not the caregiver).

For more information, call 604-522-3971.

Tuesdays, November 19 AND 26
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

The first class will teach basic commands and functions of MS Excel -creating a new spreadsheet, entering, deleting and formatting data, sorting information & creating basic formula, plus saving and printing. The second class will teach making a budget, applying multiplication and division formulas, and making a chart or graph from a spreadsheet.

Basic computer knowledge is necessary to register.

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

Registration starts Tuesday, October 1, at 10 am.

Wednesday, November 20
3:45 pm to 4:45 pm

Ages: 8 to 12

Learn how to program a robot with simple block-based programming.

Parents and caregivers must participate with children under 10. 

Register at any BPL branch, by phone at 604-299-8955, or online

Held in the Juniper Room of the Cameron Recreation Centre, Wednesday, November 20th,
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

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This class will help you learn the basics of a web browser.  Look for common web site navigation features & use a search engine to perform simple searches.

Basic computer knowledge is necessary to register.

We’ll be working with library laptops using the Windows operating system.

Please register online, by phone at: 604-421-5454, or in person at the Cameron Library.

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