Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2019-12-15
Monday, December 16
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

This program is for families with children aged 0-6. New immigrant families and refugees are welcome!

Join us in this weekly drop-in program to learn more about your child's emotions and much more, while having fun!

This program includes:

- Exploring the role of emotional well-being in early childhood
- Becoming aware of your child's emotions
- Encouraging healthy expressions of emotions
- Parenting
- Children's developmental stages
- Community resources
- Connecting with other parents

Learn together with your child through fun games, storytelling, arts & crafts and songs.

Mondays, November 4 to December 16 (no session on November 11 for Remembrance Day)
Drop in - no registration required but space is limited.

For more information contact Liliane or Ramzia 604-436-1025 cwwa@vlmfss.ca

This program is in partnership with the Vancouver & Lower Mainland Multicultural Family Support Services Society.

Monday, January 6
10:15 am to 11:45 am

This program is conducted in Korean

Songs, rhymes and storytelling in English and Korean!

For babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their parents.

Limit to 12 families (first priority for those families who live in Burnaby and haven't attended the program this year; others will be put on the waiting list.)

Mondays, January 6 to March 9
(No session on February 17 for Family Day)

To register call or email Monica Lim: 604-468-6064 monica.lim@success.bc.ca

This program is in partnership with SUCCESS Multicultural Early Childhood Development (MECD) Services and is funded by Ministry of Children and Family Development

  

Monday, January 6
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

The BC Family Law Act places the best interests of the child first when families are going through separation and divorce.  It also clarifies parental responsibilities and the division of assets, and encourages families to resolve their disputes out of court. This information session will provide a broad overview of the act, including child and spousal support and division of property. In partnership with People's Law School.  Please register online, or at any BPL information desk. For more details, call 604-436-5400.

Tuesday, January 7
10:30 am to 11:30 am

Join us on the first Tuesday of each month for a tour of job search and career materials at the library. Learn about the hidden job market, how to research companies and explore careers. Discover our resources on resumes, job interviews, cover letters and networking.

Tour begins on the second Floor, meeting room 2.

Register online, at any branch or call 604-436-5400.

Thursday, January 9
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Donna Perry, Capilano University Instructor, Human KineticsDonna Perry will serve as your guide to achieving health, happiness, and longevity through leadership resiliency. She brings a mix of psychology, sport, and health in helping people overcome challenges and live through adversity.

This session discusses building an understanding of resiliency strategies and coming out stronger in the face of adversity. You'll also learn behaviour change models and key concepts in the stages of change

By the end of the session, you'll understand when behaviours are protecting your resiliency and recognizing when they are not, and be encouraged to take action to improve your health.

This event is a part of the Capilano Universe public lecture series.

Register online, call 604-522-3971 or visit any branch.

Saturday, January 11
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, across the hall from the Cameron Library.

Monday, January 13
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

This is a program for Chinese families.

Songs, rhymes and storytelling in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

For babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their parents.

Limit to 12 families (first priority for families who haven't attended the program this year; others will be put on the waiting list.)

Mondays, January 13 to March 2
(No session on February 17 for Family Day)

Please note: *Registration must be done IN PERSON at the Metrotown Branch* - registration opens November 13

For more information please contact Teresa at: 604-318-2731

This program is in partnership with SUCCESS Multicultural Early Childhood Development (MECD) Services and is funded by Ministry of Children and Family Development

  

Monday, January 13
10:15 am to 11:45 am

This program is conducted in Korean

Songs, rhymes and storytelling in English and Korean!

For babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their parents.

Limit to 12 families (first priority for those families who live in Burnaby and haven't attended the program this year; others will be put on the waiting list.)

Mondays, January 6 to March 9
(No session on February 17 for Family Day)

To register call or email Monica Lim: 604-468-6064  monica.lim@success.bc.ca

This program is in partnership with SUCCESS Multicultural Early Childhood Development (MECD) Services and is funded by Ministry of Children and Family Development

  

Monday, January 13
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Practice your English and meet people in a friendly, relaxed environment. Each week a librarian will lead a discussion on a variety of topics. Some knowledge of English is recommended. Free, no registration required.

Mondays, Jan 13 - March 9.

For more information, call 604-299-8955 or visit any branch.

Tuesday, January 14
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

LinkedIn is a social networking site designed for members to establish professional connections. It is a digital space where employers and job seekers can find each other.

This information session will explore such things as the creation of a profile, the content you’ll find on LinkedIn, and the ways in which you can strengthen your professional network.

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, December 2.

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