Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2019-07-16
Wednesday, July 3
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.

Wednesdays, July 3 - July 31. 

For more information, call 604-436-5400 or visit any branch.

Wednesday, July 17
5:00 pm to 8:50 pm

Burnaby Public Library is pleased to present local writing organization, The Other Eleven Months who has hosted weekly write-ins around the Lower Mainland for over 12 years.

These are quiet, safe space events for writers of all kinds. If you can't find a place to focus and write, these events may be great opportunities for you to accomplish your writing goals.

Join us and meet fellow local writers!

Drop in, no registration required.

Wednesday, July 17
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.

Wednesdays, July 3 - July 31. 

For more information, call 604-436-5400 or visit any branch.

Thursday, July 18
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, July 18
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Indigenous peoples have used wild plants for centuries as food and medicine. Come discover how these plants support us physically, emotionally and spiritually with Lori Snyder, a Métis herbalist and educator. You’ll learn how to identify medicinal and edible plants, native and non-native, in our urban landscape, and how their properties can improve wellness.

Please register by phone at: 604-522-3971, in-person, or online.

Friday, July 19
6:30 pm to 8:20 pm

In honour of Burnaby Pride, join Burnaby Public Library for a screening of Love, Simon (2018)

Everyone deserves a great love story, but for seventeen year old Simon Spier, it's a little more complicated. He hasn't told his family or friends that he's gay, and he doesn't know the identity of the anonymous classmate that he's fallen for online. Resolving both issues proves hilarious, terrifying and life changing.

This film is rated PG (Consumer Protection BC) for coarse and sexual language and scenes of bullying. It has a runtime of 1 hour and 50 minutes.

Drop in, no registration required. For more information call : 604-522-3971, or ask at any information desk. 

Wednesday, July 24
5:00 pm to 8:50 pm

Burnaby Public Library is pleased to present local writing organization, The Other Eleven Months who has hosted weekly write-ins around the Lower Mainland for over 12 years.

These are quiet, safe space events for writers of all kinds. If you can't find a place to focus and write, these events may be great opportunities for you to accomplish your writing goals.

Join us and meet fellow local writers!

Drop in, no registration required.

Wednesday, July 24
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.

Wednesdays, July 3 - July 31. 

For more information, call 604-436-5400 or visit any branch.

Friday, July 26
6:10 pm to 8:25 pm

In honour of Burnaby Pride, join Burnaby Public Library for a screening of Call Me By Your Name (2017)

In Northern Italy in 1983, seventeen year old Elio begins a relationship with visiting Oliver, his father's research assistant, with whom he bonds over his emerging sexuality, their Jewish heritage, and the beguiling Italian landscape.

This film is rated 14A (Consumer Protection BC) for sexually suggestive scenes and sexual content. It has a runtime of 2 hours and 12 minutes.

Drop in, no registration required. For more information call : 604-522-3971, or ask at any information desk. 

Wednesday, July 31
5:00 pm to 8:50 pm

Burnaby Public Library is pleased to present local writing organization, The Other Eleven Months who has hosted weekly write-ins around the Lower Mainland for over 12 years.

These are quiet, safe space events for writers of all kinds. If you can't find a place to focus and write, these events may be great opportunities for you to accomplish your writing goals.

Join us and meet fellow local writers!

Drop in, no registration required.

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