Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2018-06-21
Thursday, July 12
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

This program has been cancelled.

Learn how to start your journey to recovery and well-being, and seek relief from conditions like fibromyalgia, sports injury, chronic pain or emotional pain. Break the cycle of pain, by relearning movement patterns and adding rest.

Alena Minova is a CanStat certified Alexander Technique teacher, a postural correction technique which is taught at major performance arts schools across the globe. It is an effective scientific method to work with excessive tension and pain. It is widely known among professional dancers, musicians and actors to cope and reverse repetitive strain injuries and performance anxiety; though there are benefits everybody can experience from applying Alexander skills in everyday life.

There are currently 13 CanStat certified practitioners of Alexander Technique in Vancouver. The Alexander Technique specialists begin their rigorous training with a formal three years full- time study and continue to hone their skills every day during their career. Alena Minova is a certified Yoga Instructor. She is also certified to teach Yoga for Scoliosis and studied with Elise Browning Miller. For more information, please visit: http://alexandertechniquetoday.com/

Free, but seating is limited. Programs with low enrollment may be cancelled.


If you cannot attend the program, please contact the Library so someone else can have your spot. Thank you.

Saturday, July 14th
11:00 am to 2:00 pm


knitting_yarn_colourfulCome show your projects and share in the fun of making something new.  Enjoy a couple hours of knitting and conversation. Crochet, stitch and chat with like-minded people. We are an informal, friendly group.

Everyone is welcome, all ages and all skill levels. Knitting needles and yarn are available for people to give knitting or crocheting a try.  Bring yarn and needles, scissors, and supplies to knit on.

Free drop-in. No registration required.

Monday July 16 & Tuesday, July 17
5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Join us for a two day workshop on July 16 and 17, 2018 to prepare for Canadian citizenship. The session will be facilitated by MOSAIC staff. We will talk about topics such as Canada’s history, symbols, government and geography, as well as the rights and responsibilities of citizenship. This workshop will be held in English, with Chinese language support available.

Registration is required. To register please contact  Angel Tse  604 254 9626 ext 2121 or Atse@mosaicbc.org or click here to register using our online registration form.

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

Practice your English and meet people in a friendly, relaxed environment at the Metrotown library. Each week a librarian will lead a discussion on a variety of everyday topics. Adult learners must have some knowledge of English to participate in group conversations. No advance registration taken. Please join us for this free program! More drop-in sessions on July 25 and August 1. 

Thursday, July 19th
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

knitting_yarn_colourfulCome show your projects and share in the fun of making something new.  Enjoy a couple hours of knitting and conversation. Crochet, stitch and chat with like-minded people. We are an informal, friendly group.

Everyone is welcome, all ages and all skill levels. Knitting needles and yarn are available for people to give knitting or crocheting a try.  Bring yarn and needles, scissors, and supplies to knit on.

Free drop-in. No registration required.

Friday, July 20
6:00 pm to 8:10 pm

Join Burnaby Public Library for the film screening of Hidden Figures.
Learn about the talented African-American female mathematicians that were instrumental in NASA's winning the race against Russia to put a man in space.

This film is rated PG. The program is free but space is limited. Be sure to register online.
Interested in the full story? Read the non-fiction book by Margot Lee Shetterly, Hidden Figures

Wednesday, July 25
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Practice your English and meet other people in a friendly, relaxed environment at Cameron library. Each session, we will read a short story or news article together and discuss it in small groups. No preparation is required, but adult learners must have some knowledge of English to participate in group discussions. Please join us!

Registration will open on June 27. FREE but space is limited, so register online, in person at any BPL information desk, or by phoning 604-421-5454. This program will take place in the Juniper Room of the Cameron Recreation Centre.

ESL Reading Circle

Wednesday, July 25
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Practice your English and meet people in a friendly, relaxed environment at the Metrotown library. Each week a librarian will lead a discussion on a variety of everyday topics. Adult learners must have some knowledge of English to participate in group conversations. No advance registration taken. Please join us for this free program!  Last session on August 1. 

Friday, July 27
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Join Burnaby Public Library for the film screening of The Martian.
Follow Astronaut Mark Watney as he navigates life on the hostile planet Mars.

This film is rated PG-13. The program is free but space is limited. Be sure to register online.
Interested in the full story? Read the book fiction book by Andy Weir, The Martian

Tuesday, July 31 (back to the last Tuesday of the month)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm


knitting_yarn_colourfulCome show your projects and share in the fun of making something new. Enjoy a couple hours of knitting. Crochet, stitch and chat with like-minded people. We are an informal, friendly group.  Everyone is welcome, all ages and all skill levels.

Bring your yarn and needles, scissors, and supplies and get started! A limited number of needles and yarn is available for those who want to give knitting or crocheting a try.

Free drop-in. No registration required.

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