Enrich, Inspire, Transform
Programs & Events
 
 
2017
February
26
Sunday
  • Cardboard Modelling 2.0

    11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    Design and assemble a one-of-a-kind creation. Use modelling software to turn a 3D object into 2D planes that can be assembled with cardboard, layer by layer. Patience required! Ages 13 and up. Please pre-register at the Service Desk.
 
 

Ongoing Programs



December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017

  • Baby Signs

    December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017

    Thursdays, 10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
    In this 4 session parent-and-child workshop, get an introduction to the fundamentals of baby sign language and learn common baby signs. For ages 6-18 months with caregiver.
 
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  • Born to Read

    December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017

    Tuesdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    Thursdays, 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Join us for an interactive program to share stories, songs, rhymes and early literacy activities that you can continue to enjoy at home! For ages 0-18 months with a parent or caregiver.
  • December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017

    Wednesdays, 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Join us for an interactive program to share stories, songs, rhymes and early literacy activities that you can continue to enjoy at home! For ages 0-18 months with a parent or caregiver.
  • December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017

    Tuesdays, 1:30 PM to 2:00 PM
    Join us for an interactive program to share stories, songs, rhymes and early literacy activities that you can continue to enjoy at home! For ages 0-18 months with a parent or caregiver.
  • December 6, 2016 to February 28, 2017

    Tuesdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    Join us for an interactive program to share stories, songs, rhymes and early literacy activities that you can continue to enjoy at home! For ages 0-18 months with a parent or caregiver.
  • December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017

    Mondays, 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Join us for an interactive program to share stories, songs, rhymes and early literacy activities that you can continue to enjoy at home! For ages 0-18 months with a parent or caregiver.
 
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  • Computer Tutor

    December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017
    Want to learn something new with computers? Our volunteers will help you learn the basics or explore various technological topics. Visit the service desk for more details.
  • December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017
    Want to learn something new with computers? Our volunteers will help you learn the basics or explore various technological topics. Visit the service desk for more details.
  • December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017
    Want to learn something new with computers? Our volunteers will help you learn the basics or explore various technological topics. Visit the service desk for more details.
  • December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017
    Want to learn something new with computers? Our volunteers will help you learn the basics or explore various technological topics. Visit the service desk for more details.
  • December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017
    Want to learn something new with computers? Our volunteers will help you learn the basics or explore various technological topics. Visit the service desk for more details.
  • December 1, 2016 to December 19, 2016

    Mondays, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    Want to learn something new with computers? Our volunteers will help you learn the basics or explore various technological topics. Visit the service desk for more details.
  • January 9, 2017 to February 28, 2017

    Mondays, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    Want to learn something new with computers? Our volunteers will help you learn the basics or explore various technological topics. Visit the service desk for more details.
  • December 1, 2016 to December 21, 2016

    Wednesdays, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Want to learn something new with computers? Our volunteers will help you learn the basics or explore various technological topics. Visit the service desk for more details.
  • January 11, 2017 to February 28, 2017

    Wednesdays, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Want to learn something new with computers? Our volunteers will help you learn the basics or explore various technological topics. Visit the service desk for more details.
  • December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017
    Want to learn something new with computers? Our volunteers will help you learn the basics or explore various technological topics. Visit the service desk for more details.
  • December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017

    Tuesdays, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Want to learn something new with computers? Our volunteers will help you learn the basics or explore various technological topics. Visit the service desk for more details.
 
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  • Computer Tutor Volunteers

    December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017
    Share your computer skills with people who need help, either basic skills or advanced. Application forms are available at the service desk or online.
  • December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017
    Share your computer skills with people who need help, either basic skills or advanced. Application forms are available at the service desk or online.
  • December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017
    Share your computer skills with people who need help, either basic skills or advanced. Application forms are available at the service desk or online.
  • December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017
    Share your computer skills with people who need help, either basic skills or advanced. Application forms are available at the service desk or online.
  • December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017
    Share your computer skills with people who need help, either basic skills or advanced. Application forms are available at the service desk or online.
  • December 1, 2016 to December 19, 2016

    Mondays, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    Share your computer skills with people who need help, either basic skills or advanced. Application forms are available at the service desk or online.
  • January 9, 2017 to February 28, 2017

    Mondays, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    Share your computer skills with people who need help, either basic skills or advanced. Application forms are available at the service desk or online.
  • December 1, 2016 to December 21, 2016

    Wednesdays, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Share your computer skills with people who need help, either basic skills or advanced. Application forms are available at the service desk or online.
  • January 11, 2017 to February 28, 2017

    Wednesdays, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Share your computer skills with people who need help, either basic skills or advanced. Application forms are available at the service desk or online.
  • December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017
    Share your computer skills with people who need help, either basic skills or advanced. Application forms are available at the service desk or online.
  • December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017
    Share your computer skills with people who need help, either basic skills or advanced. Application forms are available at the service desk or online.
 
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  • Family Storytime

    December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017

    Mondays, 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017

    Wednesdays, 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
    Fridays, 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017

    Tuesdays, 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017

    Saturdays, 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017

    Mondays, 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • December 6, 2016 to February 28, 2017

    Tuesdays, 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017

    Thursdays, 6:45 PM to 7:15 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
 
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  • Homework Help

    December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017
    Homework help! Math, Science, English, and more. For ages 7-12. Please contact the Service Desk for more information.
  • December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017

    Wednesdays,
    Homework help! Math, Science, English, and more. For ages 7-12. Please contact the Service Desk for more information.
  • December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017

    Wednesdays,
    Homework help! Math, Science, English, and more. For ages 7-12. Please contact the Service Desk for more information.
 
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  • Kids' Book Club

    December 7, 2016 to December 7, 2017

    Wednesdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Get the book, read the book, and then come and tell us what you thought of it while enjoying activities and games based on the story! For ages 8-12.
  • January 4, 2016 to January 4, 2017

    Wednesdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Get the book, read the book, and then come and tell us what you thought of it while enjoying activities and games based on the story! For ages 8-12.
  • February 8, 2016 to February 8, 2017

    Wednesdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Get the book, read the book, and then come and tell us what you thought of it while enjoying activities and games based on the story! For ages 8-12.
 
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  • Musical Babies

    December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017

    Fridays, 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    An hour-long program that incorporates musical learning with songs, rhymes, and more! Offered in partnership with the Ontario Early Years Centre. Space is limited. For ages 0-12 months.
  • December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017

    Wednesdays, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    An hour-long program that incorporates musical learning with songs, rhymes, and more! Offered in partnership with the Ontario Early Years Centre. Space is limited. For ages 0-12 months.
  • December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017

    Thursdays, 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
    An hour-long program that incorporates musical learning with songs, rhymes, and more! Offered in partnership with the Ontario Early Years Centre. Space is limited. For ages 0-12 months.
  • December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017

    Mondays, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    An hour-long program that incorporates musical learning with songs, rhymes, and more! Offered in partnership with the Ontario Early Years Centre. Space is limited. For ages 0-12 months.
 
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  • Reading Buddies for Kids!

    December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017
    Have fun reading! Practice reading, play games and make friends. For ages 7 - 11. Contact your local branch for deadlines.
  • December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017
    Have fun reading! Practice reading, play games and make friends. For ages 7 - 11. Contact your local branch for deadlines.
  • December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017
    Have fun reading! Practice reading, play games and make friends. For ages 7 - 11. Contact your local branch for deadlines.
  • December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017
    Have fun reading! Practice reading, play games and make friends. For ages 7 - 11. Contact your local branch for deadlines.
 
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  • Ready Set Kindergarten

    December 7, 2016 to February 22, 2017

    Wednesdays, 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Children enjoy an independent half-hour of stories, songs and activities while learning some of the social skills they will need in kindergarten. Caregivers must remain in the library. Please pre-register at the Service Desk. For ages 3-5.
  • January 19, 2017 to March 2, 2017

    Thursdays, 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Children enjoy an independent half-hour of stories, songs and activities while learning some of the social skills they will need in kindergarten. Caregivers must remain in the library. Please pre-register at the Service Desk. For ages 3-5.
 
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  • Ready to Read

    December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017

    Thursdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    Join us for a half-hour of stories, fingerplays and activities. Come share great ideas for developing early literacy skills and a love of reading. For ages 3-5 with a parent or caregiver.
 
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  • Sensory Storytime

    January 5, 2017 to January 26, 2017

    Thursdays, 10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
    Register for this four week interactive sensory storytime program for children ages 2-6 of all abilities, especially those with special needs.
  • February 2, 2017 to February 23, 2017

    Thursdays, 4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
    Register for this four week interactive sensory storytime program for children ages 2-6 of all abilities, especially those with special needs.
 
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  • STEAM Coaches

    December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017
    Calling all committed makers and techies! Earn volunteer hours by assisting staff and customers in our creation spaces. Build your resume while perfecting your teaching and tech skills! Ages 14 +. Contact your branch for further details. Application forms are available at the service desk or online.
  • December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017
    Calling all committed makers and techies! Earn volunteer hours by assisting staff and customers in our creation spaces. Build your resume while perfecting your teaching and tech skills! Ages 14 +. Contact your branch for further details. Application forms are available at the service desk or online.
  • December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017
    Calling all committed makers and techies! Earn volunteer hours by assisting staff and customers in our creation spaces. Build your resume while perfecting your teaching and tech skills! Ages 14 +. Contact your branch for further details. Application forms are available at the service desk or online.
 
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  • Study Hall

    December 2, 2016 to December 21, 2016
    Need a place to study for exams? VPL's study hall is open late for university students who want to study alone or in small groups. Hours: 9 p.m. to midnight on Mon. - Thurs., 6 to 9 p.m. on Fri., and 5 to 9 p.m. on Sat. and Sun.
  • December 2, 2016 to December 21, 2017
    Need a place to study for exams? VPL's study hall is open late for university students who want to study alone or in small groups. Hours: 9 p.m. to midnight on Mon. - Thurs., 6 to 9 p.m. on Fri., and 5 to 9 p.m. on Sat. and Sun.
  • December 2, 2016 to December 21, 2016
    Need a place to study for exams? VPL's study hall is open late for university students who want to study alone or in small groups. Hours: 9 p.m. to midnight on Mon. - Thurs., 6 to 9 p.m. on Fri., and 5 to 9 p.m. on Sat. and Sun.
 
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  • Tech Tutorials

    February 6, 2017 to February 27, 2017

    Mondays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Get expert advice on recording, filming and editing. Led by a community expert, these in-depth workshops will teach you how to use the equipment and software in our Create It! space. Ages 15 and up. Space is limited. Please pre-register at the Service Desk. $90 per 4 sessions.
 
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  • Teen Book Club

    December 7, 2016 to December 7, 2017

    Wednesdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Come by and pick up a copy of one of our hot reads and then come back a month later to meet up and chat about the book.
  • January 4, 2016 to January 4, 2017

    Wednesdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Come by and pick up a copy of one of our hot reads and then come back a month later to meet up and chat about the book.
  • February 1, 2016 to February 1, 2017

    Wednesdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Come by and pick up a copy of one of our hot reads and then come back a month later to meet up and chat about the book.
 
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  • Toddling to Read

    December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017

    Thursdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    This program features stories, songs, action rhymes and early literacy activities that you can continue to enjoy at home! Toddlers will enjoy lots of stimulation and activity. For ages 18 months-3 years with a parent or caregiver.
  • December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017

    Thursdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    This program features stories, songs, action rhymes and early literacy activities that you can continue to enjoy at home! Toddlers will enjoy lots of stimulation and activity. For ages 18 months-3 years with a parent or caregiver.
  • December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017

    Mondays, 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    This program features stories, songs, action rhymes and early literacy activities that you can continue to enjoy at home! Toddlers will enjoy lots of stimulation and activity. For ages 18 months-3 years with a parent or caregiver.
  • December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017

    Tuesdays, 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    This program features stories, songs, action rhymes and early literacy activities that you can continue to enjoy at home! Toddlers will enjoy lots of stimulation and activity. For ages 18 months-3 years with a parent or caregiver.
  • December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017

    Tuesdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    This program features stories, songs, action rhymes and early literacy activities that you can continue to enjoy at home! Toddlers will enjoy lots of stimulation and activity. For ages 18 months-3 years with a parent or caregiver.
  • December 2, 2016 to February 24, 2017

    Fridays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    This program features stories, songs, action rhymes and early literacy activities that you can continue to enjoy at home! Toddlers will enjoy lots of stimulation and activity. For ages 18 months-3 years with a parent or caregiver.
  • December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017

    Wednesdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    This program features stories, songs, action rhymes and early literacy activities that you can continue to enjoy at home! Toddlers will enjoy lots of stimulation and activity. For ages 18 months-3 years with a parent or caregiver.
  • December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017

    Wednesdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    Fridays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    This program features stories, songs, action rhymes and early literacy activities that you can continue to enjoy at home! Toddlers will enjoy lots of stimulation and activity. For ages 18 months-3 years with a parent or caregiver.
 
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Programs Coming Up

2017
Feb
27
Mon
  • 3D Yourself

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Ever wonder what you’d look like in plastic? Drop by our creation spaces and learn how to make a model of yourself using our 3D scanner. Selfies are so 2D! Ages 13 +. Please pre-register at the service desk.
  • Book Club

    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Mingle with like-minded adults and have great conversations about a book chosen monthly. The Library will provide a copy of the chosen title.
  • Teen Book Club

    7:00 PM to 8:15 PM
    Come by and pick up a copy of one of our hot reads and then come back a month later to meet up and chat about the book.
 
2017
Feb
28
Tue
  • Carvey Certification

    3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Join us for basic training to learn to use the Carvey independently to create that killer idea percolating in your mind.
  • Book Club

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Mingle with like-minded adults and have great conversations about a book chosen monthly. The Library will provide a copy of the chosen title.
 
 

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