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Book Donation for Literacy Hampers

Thanks to the Chilliwack Learning Society for the generous book donation for our Literacy Hampers.
For now, these and many other books are sitting in boxes at the Burnaby Neighbourhood House, waiting to be distributed safely as soon as the situation gets better! Stay healthy – keep on reading.

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Literacy Hampers at the Food Hub

Literacy Now Burnaby handed out 100s of books at the Burnaby Neighbourhood House south food hub today.

With the help of our busy volunteers, people received literacy hampers with age-appropriate books, colours, activity sheets, The West Coast Reader, and info in various languages on community resources like the Neighbourhood Small GrantsBurnaby Public LibraryNewToBC, etc.

This project was made possible through the Raise a Reader campaign and donations from community members, with materials from First Book Canada.

Thanks to everyone at the BNH food hub, we hope to continue this project to put a book in every child’s hand!

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Raising a Multilingual Child

Saturday, April 10, 10:00am
Online on Zoom
Register online, at any BPL location, or call 604-436-5400.

Are you a parent or caregiver with a young child who is learning English?
Are you worried that your child may lose their home language or not learn English well enough? 

Join us for an online workshop, where you’ll learn practical tools to use in your daily life to support your child as they learn another language. We’ll help you create a plan for your family to help you keep your home language while learning new ones, and teach you best practices for raising a bilingual child  that is fluent in both English and their home language.

This workshop is presented by Dr. Anne Rimrott from Bilingual Family Consulting. Anne is a parent of children growing up with English, German, Bosnian and French and a language acquisition expert with a Ph.D. in linguistics from Simon Fraser University.

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Resources for Multilingual Families

Saturday, April 3, 10:00am
Online on Zoom
Register online, at any BPL location, or call 604-436-5400.

Are you a parent or caregiver raising a multilingual child?

There are so many resources at Burnaby Public Library that you can use to support your child’s first language and to help them learn about other cultures. In this workshop, we’ll show you how to find these resources and we’ll also share tips and practical information for raising multilingual children.

This workshop is presented by Andrea Lukic, Teen Services Librarian and will take place online using Zoom. To join, you’ll need a device with internet connection, audio, and a microphone.

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Mother & Child Emotional Power Program

An online program for parents with children ages 0-6 years
New Immigrant Families and Refugees are welcome!

This program includes:
– Exploring the role of emotional well-being in early childhood
– Become aware of your child’s emotions
– Encourage 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, Songs 

When: Every Monday 10 – 11 am, February 22 to March 29, 2021 
Where: On Zoom

Email: cwwa@vlmfss.ca
Tel: 604-436-1025
Vancouver& Lower Mainland Multicultural Family Support Services Society