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2017
September
17
Sunday
  • ESL Cafe

    1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    Newcomers and ESL learners are welcome to practice their English language skills in an informal environment with adult volunteers. In partnership with Library Settlement Partnerships CCSYR. Visit the Service Desk to register and for more details.
 
 

Ongoing Programs



September 1, 2017 to November 30, 2017

 
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  • Born to Read

    September 1, 2017 to November 30, 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.
  • September 1, 2017 to November 30, 2017

    Wednesdays, 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Fridays, 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.
  • September 1, 2017 to November 30, 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.
  • September 1, 2017 to November 30, 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.
  • September 11, 2017 to November 30, 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

    September 1, 2017 to November 30, 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.
  • September 1, 2017 to November 30, 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.
  • September 7, 2017 to November 30, 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.
  • September 1, 2017 to November 30, 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.
  • September 1, 2017 to November 30, 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.
  • September 1, 2017 to November 30, 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

    September 1, 2017 to November 30, 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.
  • September 1, 2017 to November 30, 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.
  • September 1, 2017 to November 30, 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.
  • September 7, 2017 to November 30, 2017

    Thursdays, 4:30 PM to 6:30 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.
  • September 1, 2017 to November 30, 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.
  • September 1, 2017 to November 30, 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.
  • September 1, 2017 to November 30, 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

    September 5, 2017 to November 28, 2017

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

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

    Wednesdays, 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • September 9, 2017 to November 30, 2017

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

    Mondays, 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
    Thursdays, 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • September 5, 2017 to November 28, 2017

    Tuesdays, 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • September 1, 2017 to November 30, 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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  • Fun With French

    September 21, 2017 to November 30, 2017

    Thursdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Parlez vous français? Practice French with stories and activities led by French speaking volunteers from our community. For ages 7 and up.
  • September 1, 2017 to November 30, 2017

    Wednesdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Parlez vous français? Practice French with stories and activities led by French speaking volunteers from our community. For ages 7 and up.
  • September 1, 2017 to November 30, 2017

    Mondays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Parlez vous français? Practice French with stories and activities led by French speaking volunteers from our community. For ages 7 and up.
 
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  • Homework Help

    September 19, 2017 to November 30, 2017

    Tuesdays,
    Homework help! Math, Science, English, and more. For ages 7-12. Please contact the Service Desk for more information.
  • September 20, 2017 to November 30, 2017

    Wednesdays,
    Homework help! Math, Science, English, and more. For ages 7-12. Please contact the Service Desk for more information.
  • September 20, 2017 to November 30, 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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  • Let's Go to the Movies

    September 1, 2017 to November 30, 2017

    Mondays, 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
    More than just a great place to get books, the library is also a fun place to enjoy a film - for free! See you at the show.
  • September 1, 2017 to November 30, 2017

    Sundays, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    More than just a great place to get books, the library is also a fun place to enjoy a film - for free! See you at the show.
 
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  • Make Your Own...

    September 26, 2017 to October 17, 2017

    Tuesdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Anything! We’ll show you how to use the tools in our Make It! space to design those DIY projects! A new theme will be featured each week. Please pre-register at the Service Desk or on Eventbrite.
  • November 7, 2017 to November 28, 2017

    Tuesdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Anything! We’ll show you how to use the tools in our Make It! space to design those DIY projects! A new theme will be featured each week. Please pre-register at the Service Desk or on Eventbrite.
 
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  • Musical Babies

    September 8, 2017 to November 30, 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.
  • September 1, 2017 to November 30, 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.
  • September 1, 2017 to November 30, 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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  • Reading Buddies for Kids!

    September 1, 2017 to November 30, 2017

    Wednesdays, 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
    Wednesdays, 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
    Have fun reading! Practice reading, play games and make friends. For ages 7 - 11. Contact your local branch for deadlines.
  • September 1, 2017 to November 30, 2017
    Have fun reading! Practice reading, play games and make friends. For ages 7 - 11. Contact your local branch for deadlines.
  • October 12, 2017 to December 14, 2017

    Thursdays, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Have fun reading! Practice reading, play games and make friends. For ages 7 - 11. Contact your local branch for deadlines.
  • October 15, 2017 to December 17, 2017

    Sundays, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Have fun reading! Practice reading, play games and make friends. For ages 7 - 11. Contact your local branch for deadlines.
  • October 11, 2017 to December 20, 2017

    Wednesdays, 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Have fun reading! Practice reading, play games and make friends. For ages 7 - 11. Contact your local branch for deadlines.
 
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  • Reading Buddies Volunteers

    September 1, 2017 to November 30, 2017

    Wednesdays, 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
    Wednesdays, 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
    Make reading a blast for kids! Practice reading, play games, and have fun. Application forms are available at the service desk or online.
  • September 1, 2017 to November 30, 2017
    Make reading a blast for kids! Practice reading, play games, and have fun. Application forms are available at the service desk or online.
  • October 12, 2017 to December 14, 2017

    Thursdays, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Make reading a blast for kids! Practice reading, play games, and have fun. Application forms are available at the service desk or online.
  • October 15, 2017 to December 17, 2017

    Sundays, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Make reading a blast for kids! Practice reading, play games, and have fun. Application forms are available at the service desk or online.
  • October 11, 2017 to December 20, 2017

    Wednesdays, 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Make reading a blast for kids! Practice reading, play games, and have fun. Application forms are available at the service desk or online.
 
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  • Ready to Read

    September 1, 2017 to November 30, 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

    September 14, 2017 to October 5, 2017

    Thursdays, 3:30 PM to 4:15 PM
    Register for this four week interactive sensory storytime program for children ages 2-6 of all abilities, especially those with special needs.
  • October 26, 2017 to November 16, 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.
 
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  • STEAM Coaches

    September 1, 2017 to November 30, 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.
  • September 1, 2017 to November 30, 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.
  • September 1, 2017 to November 30, 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

    September 1, 2017 to November 30, 2017

    Wednesdays, 10:30 AM to 11:15 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

    September 11, 2017 to October 2, 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. $97 per 4 sessions.
  • November 6, 2017 to November 27, 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. $97 per 4 sessions.
 
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  • Toddling to Read

    September 7, 2017 to November 30, 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.
  • September 1, 2017 to November 30, 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.
  • September 1, 2017 to November 30, 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.
  • September 1, 2017 to November 30, 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.
  • September 1, 2017 to November 30, 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.
  • September 1, 2017 to November 30, 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.
  • September 6, 2017 to November 29, 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.
  • September 8, 2017 to November 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.
 
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Programs Coming Up

2017
Sep
18
Mon
  • Get Certified!

    6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    Attend one workshop to learn 3D printing equipment basics and how to use software to create your project. Next, you can book time for staff to bring your project to life. Ages 13 and up.
  • 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.
 
2017
Sep
19
Tue
  • North Thornhill Chinese Book Club

    10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Share your ideas and discuss books you’ve recently read with your fellow book club members. The discussion will be held in Chinese.
  • Vaughan Writers' Club

    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Vaughan Writers' Club invites all local writers and aspiring writers to collaborate and create. Please contact VaughanWritersClub@gmail.com for more information.
 
2017
Sep
20
Wed
  • 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
Sep
21
Thu
  • Computer Tutor

    6:00 PM to 8:00 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.
  • Pokémon League

    6:00 PM to 8:00 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.
  • Get Certified!

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Attend one workshop to learn 3D printing equipment basics and how to use software to create your project. Next, you can book time for staff to bring your project to life. Ages 13 and up.
 
2017
Sep
23
Sat
  • Red Cross Babysitting Course

    10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    Learn important skills for becoming a top notch babysitter. Admission is $60. For ages 11-15.
  • Green Energy Doors Open

    11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    Ever wondered what makes buildings environmentally friendly?
    Join us for a library tour at the Vaughan Civic Centre Resource Library to learn more!
 
 

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