Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2019-06-24
Saturday, July 20
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Ages 8 to 10

Explore the wonders of circuitry with our collection of littleBits, an innovative way to experiment and invent with electricity and its applications.

Each child must bring an adult who will participate.

Registration is required and opens on June 24.

Monday, July 22
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

legoCalling all builders! Kids ages 4 - 12 are invited to drop in anytime between 2:00 and 3:00 to play with the library's extensive LEGO collection. Moms and dads can join the fun too! Caregivers are required to accompany children 10 and under. 
Drop-in. No registration required.

Mondays, July 8 to August 26
(No program on August 5)

Tuesday, July 23
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.

Tuesdays, July 9 to August 20

Wednesday, July 24
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

playing osmo

Ages 7 to 9

Registration is required and opens on Monday, July 8. To be added to the waitlist, please 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.

Wednesday, July 24
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

playing osmo

Ages 10 to 12

Registration is required and opens on Monday, July 8. To be added to the waitlist, please 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.

Thursday, July 25
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

 Ages: 5 and up

Cool down in the library with a fun summer craft!

 No registration required. 

Friday, July 26
2:00 pm to 3:40 pm

Join Burnaby Public Library for the film screening of Pixar Short Films Collection Volume 3.

From Disney•Pixar and the creative minds who brought you The Incredibles, Finding Nemo and Toy Story comes the studio’s latest collection of delightful and inspiring animated stories – Pixar Shorts: Volume 3. Eleven short films include Oscar® winner Piper (Best Short Film, Animated, 2016) and nominees Sanjay’s Super Team (2015) and Lou (2017). With unforgettable characters, insightful bonus extras, and cutting-edge animation, it’s a must for any movie fan!

This film is rated G (DVD packaging) and it is recommended for children 6 and up. Stay for some or all the short films (each short film is approximately 10 to 15 minutes long)

The program is free but space is limited. Please arrive before 2:00pm. Doors will open at 1:50pm. Parents and/or caretakers must accompany children under 10.

* Synopsis modified from DVD description.  

Friday, July 26
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Ages 7 to 10

Experiment and learn in an interactive technology program featuring Osmo. Play with shapes, numbers and letters using hands-on learning tools and an educational app for iPads. Registration starts June 24. Register in person at the Metrotown branch (Children's area) or call us at 604-436-5420.

Monday, July 29
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

legoCalling all builders! Kids ages 4 - 12 are invited to drop in anytime between 2:00 and 3:00 to play with the library's extensive LEGO collection. Moms and dads can join the fun too! Caregivers are required to accompany children 10 and under. 
Drop-in. No registration required.

Mondays, July 8 to August 26
(No program on August 5)

Tuesday, July 30
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.

Tuesdays, July 9 to August 20

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