Programs - Vaughan Public Libraries
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2017
July
17
Monday
  • Green Gables Afternoon

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Pack a picnic basket and grab a blanket because Anne Shirley is coming to the library! Enjoy stories and activities from Avonlea with some kindred spirits.
 
  • Russian Literary Discussion Group

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Read any great books lately? Tell us about any Russian language books you've read, and hear from our staff about what is new in the Russian collection.
 

Ongoing Programs



June 1, 2017 to August 31, 2017

 
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  • Born to Read

    June 1, 2017 to August 31, 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.
  • June 1, 2017 to August 31, 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.
  • June 1, 2017 to August 20, 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.
  • June 1, 2017 to August 31, 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.
  • June 5, 2017 to August 14, 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

    June 1, 2017 to August 31, 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.
  • June 1, 2017 to August 31, 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.
  • June 1, 2017 to August 31, 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.
  • June 1, 2017 to August 31, 2017

    Thursdays, 4:30 PM to 6:30 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.
  • June 1, 2017 to August 31, 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.
  • June 1, 2017 to August 31, 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.
  • June 1, 2017 to August 31, 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.
 
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  • Computer Tutor Volunteers

    June 1, 2017 to August 31, 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.
  • June 1, 2017 to August 31, 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.
  • June 1, 2017 to August 31, 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.
  • June 1, 2017 to August 31, 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.
  • June 1, 2017 to August 31, 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.
  • June 1, 2017 to August 31, 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.
  • June 1, 2017 to August 31, 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

    June 6, 2017 to June 27, 2017

    Tuesdays, 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • June 1, 2017 to August 31, 2017

    Mondays, 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • June 1, 2017 to August 31, 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!
  • June 1, 2017 to August 16, 2017

    Wednesdays, 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
    Thursdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • June 1, 2017 to August 31, 2017

    Saturdays, 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • June 1, 2017 to August 31, 2017

    Mondays, 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • June 6, 2017 to August 15, 2017

    Tuesdays, 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • June 1, 2017 to August 31, 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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  • Musical Babies

    June 1, 2017 to August 31, 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.
  • June 1, 2017 to August 31, 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.
  • June 1, 2017 to August 31, 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.
 
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  • Ready Set Kindergarten

    June 7, 2017 to August 16, 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.
  • July 6, 2017 to August 17, 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

    June 1, 2017 to August 20, 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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  • Salut Activity Days

    July 4, 2017 to August 15, 2017

    Tuesdays,
    Visit the library for special Salut Activity Days to build a fort, play a life-sized game, challenge yourself on the Canadian obstacle course and much more! See here for more information.
  • July 4, 2017 to August 15, 2017

    Tuesdays,
    Visit the library for special Salut Activity Days to build a fort, play a life-sized game, challenge yourself on the Canadian obstacle course and much more! See here for more information.
  • July 6, 2017 to August 17, 2017

    Thursdays,
    Visit the library for special Salut Activity Days to build a fort, play a life-sized game, challenge yourself on the Canadian obstacle course and much more! See here for more information.
  • July 3, 2017 to August 14, 2017

    Mondays,
    Visit the library for special Salut Activity Days to build a fort, play a life-sized game, challenge yourself on the Canadian obstacle course and much more! See here for more information.
  • July 4, 2017 to August 15, 2017

    Tuesdays,
    Visit the library for special Salut Activity Days to build a fort, play a life-sized game, challenge yourself on the Canadian obstacle course and much more! See here for more information.
  • July 5, 2017 to August 16, 2017

    Wednesdays,
    Visit the library for special Salut Activity Days to build a fort, play a life-sized game, challenge yourself on the Canadian obstacle course and much more! See here for more information.
  • July 6, 2017 to August 17, 2017

    Thursdays,
    Visit the library for special Salut Activity Days to build a fort, play a life-sized game, challenge yourself on the Canadian obstacle course and much more! See here for more information.
  • July 6, 2017 to August 17, 2017

    Thursdays,
    Visit the library for special Salut Activity Days to build a fort, play a life-sized game, challenge yourself on the Canadian obstacle course and much more! See here for more information.
  • July 5, 2017 to August 16, 2017

    Wednesdays,
    Visit the library for special Salut Activity Days to build a fort, play a life-sized game, challenge yourself on the Canadian obstacle course and much more! See here for more information.
 
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  • STEAM Coaches

    June 1, 2017 to August 31, 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.
  • June 1, 2017 to August 31, 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.
  • June 1, 2017 to August 31, 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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  • STEAM Storytime

    June 1, 2017 to August 31, 2017

    Wednesdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    Preschoolers are naturally curious -- they thrive on exploration and discovery! Join us as we investigate early Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics concepts through songs, stories, and interactive play.
 
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  • Tech Tutorials

    June 5, 2017 to June 26, 2017

    Mondays, 6:30 PM to 8:30 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.
  • July 10, 2017 to July 31, 2017

    Mondays, 6:30 PM to 8:30 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.
  • August 10, 2017 to August 31, 2017

    Thursdays, 6:30 PM to 8:30 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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  • Toddling to Read

    June 1, 2017 to August 31, 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.
  • June 1, 2017 to August 31, 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.
  • June 1, 2017 to August 31, 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.
  • June 1, 2017 to August 31, 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.
  • June 1, 2017 to August 20, 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.
  • June 1, 2017 to August 31, 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.
  • June 7, 2017 to August 16, 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.
  • June 2, 2017 to August 18, 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.
 
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Programs Coming Up

2017
Jul
18
Tue
  • Mad Science Fire & Ice

    2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Let Mad Science dazzle you with their spectacular Fire and Ice Show! For ages 5-12. Tickets are $5. Tickets on sale starting June 26. Space is limited.
  • Vaughan Writers' Club

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Vaughan Writers' Club invites all local writers and aspiring writers to collaborate and create. Please contact VaughanWritersClub@gmail.com for more information.
 
2017
Jul
19
Wed
  • Pokémon League

    6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
    Whether you own Pokemon Cards, love Pokemon or just want something fun to do after school, come play Pokemon TCG at the library! All ages are welcome.
 
2017
Jul
20
Thu
  • Senior Social

    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Older adults are invited to this free program featuring activities, guest speakers and special information workshops.
  • Kids' French Book Club

    6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Read something new in French every month and then come tell us what you thought of it while enjoying activities and games! 60 mins. For ages 9-14.
 
2017
Jul
21
Fri
  • Red Cross Babysitting Course

    10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    Don't sit on the baby! Learn this and many other important skills for becoming a top notch babysitter. Admission is $55. For ages 11-15.
  • The “Not a Book Club” Book Club

    12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
    Looking for a great book to read? Join the ‘Not a Book Club’ book club and discuss your favourite books, the books you hated, and everything in between.
 
2017
Jul
22
Sat
  • French Family Storytime

    10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    The perfect intro to French! Awesome stories and songs for everyone, all in French.
  • Vinyl Cutter Training

    11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Learn how to design and cut 2D creations using our vinyl cutter. Then, you can use our Make It! space to cut stickers, decals, iron-ons and more!
  • VIP Movie Event

    2:00 PM
    Enjoy a movie on the library’s big screen BEFORE it comes out on DVD and Blu-Ray! Visit the Service Desk for more information.
 
 

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