Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2019-01-17
Friday February 22
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

FEB 22 IS FULL. BY POPULAR DEMAND WE WILL REPEAT THIS EVENT ON FRI MARCH 1st.

Oh no! The library closed and you and your family are stuck inside! Use your mystery-solving skills in our library escape room!

Sign up as a group (up to 10 people) or just your family (we might pair you up with another trapped family). Work your way through the closed library using book knowledge, library skills and puzzle logic to escape.

For families with children 8+ years old; enthusiastic younger siblings are welcome but keep in mind the puzzles will be challenging.

Registration required - in person at the Cameron Branch or call 604-421-5454.

Please arrive 10 minutes before your start time as we will not be able to accommodate late-comers.

Library Escape

Saturday, February 23
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Ages: 4 and up

Burnaby Art Gallery staff are coming to the library to lead kids in a craft inspired by the gallery's current library exhibit at McGill called How's the Weather.

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

For more information, call 604-299-8955.

Saturday, February 23
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Please note: this program now starts at 1:00pm

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.

Fall Dates:
Saturdays, January 12 to March 9

Friday Mar 1
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Oh no! The library closed and you and your family are stuck inside! Use your mystery-solving skills in our library escape room! Back by popular demand, we are repeating this event from the previous week.

Sign up as a group (up to 10 people) or just your family (we might pair you up with another trapped family). Work your way through the closed library using book knowledge, library skills and puzzle logic to escape.

For families with children 8+ years old; enthusiastic younger siblings are welcome but keep in mind the puzzles will be challenging.

Registration required - in person at the Cameron Branch or call 604-421-5454.

Please arrive 10 minutes before your start time as we will not be able to accommodate late-comers.

Library Escape

Saturday, March 2
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Please note: this program now starts at 1:00pm

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.

Fall Dates:
Saturdays, January 12 to March 9

Saturday, March 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, March 2
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Ages 7 to 9.

Registration is required and opens on Monday, February 11. Please register online, by calling Tommy Douglas Library (604-522-3971) or visiting the info desk in person.

Explore the wonders of circuitry with our collection of LittleBits, an innovative way to experiment and invent with electricity and its applications. This program will feature a short lesson followed by a chance to play with the LittleBits.

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, March 2
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Ages 10 to 12.

Registration is required and opens on Monday, February 11. Please register online, by calling Tommy Douglas Library (604-522-3971) or visiting the info desk in person.

Explore the wonders of circuitry with our collection of LittleBits, an innovative way to experiment and invent with electricity and its applications. This program will feature a short lesson followed by a chance to play with the LittleBits.

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, March 9
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Please note: this program now starts at 1:00pm

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.

Fall Dates:
Saturdays, January 12 to March 9

Sunday, March 10
2:00 pm to 3:30 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 begins February 8.

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