Community Announcements

LGBTQ2SIA+ Parents:
Looking for a safe space to discuss parenting?

You are invited to join in meaningful dialogue with other parents, discover helpful resources and share the joys and trials of parenting unique for people who identify with the LGBTQ2SIA+ community.

8 conversations | Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m. | free

Online sessions start January 13th. Participants will explore parenting ideas and build a respectful community of support and compassion. With the guidance of a facilitator, the group will determine weekly discussion topics relating to parenting–these may include meal times, screen time, challenging behaviours and personal struggles. Together, participants will explore issues, and share experiences and resources.

CLICK HERE to register.

 

BURNABY PUBLIC LIBRARY PROGRAMS

Burnaby Public Library’s – Digital Literacy Survey

Families and students, let Burnaby Public Library know about the technology, creative tools and digital skills you need. Take a short survey online at https://www.bpl.bc.ca/survey​, or visit the library and ask for a paper survey. The survey is anonymous. Your answers will help the library decide on activities and services and what it loans.

Teen Poster Art Contest: Inclusion *Last chance!

https://bpl.bc.ca/teens/programs-and-contests/teen-summer-reading-club-art-contest

Last chance to get your posters in for our Summer Reading Club Poster Contest. This year we’re inviting Burnaby youth to create posters that we can proudly display in our libraries, schools, and local businesses that let people know we’re inclusive. The winning posters will be displayed at Burnaby Public Libraries and other venues that choose to promote inclusion and acceptance.

You could win gift cards from Spotify, DeSerres Art Supplies, and Indigo books!
Contest closes October 2

 

 

Group Chat is a program for newcomer youth who want to meet other youth and practice speaking English. We will play games, connect, and discuss an interesting topic in a fun and friendly online group setting. Email teenservices@bpl.bc.ca to join.

Saturday, October 3 – 3:00-4:00pm

Saturday, October 24 – 3:00-4:00pm