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2017
December
19
Tuesday
  • Teen Writers' Club

    3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
    Love to write? Our Teen Writers Club is the place where you can write, discuss and get constructive feedback from your peers. Ages 13-18. Drop-in.
 
  • 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.
 

Ongoing Programs



December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018

  • Book Club

    December 20, 2017 to February 28, 2018

    Wednesdays, 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.
 
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  • Born to Read

    January 12, 2018 to February 28, 2018

    Fridays, 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 6, 2017 to February 28, 2018

    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, 2017 to February 28, 2018

    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, 2017 to February 28, 2018

    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.
  • December 5, 2017 to December 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.
  • January 8, 2018 to February 28, 2018

    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 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018

    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, 2017 to February 28, 2018

    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, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    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, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    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, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    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 7, 2017 to December 21, 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.
  • January 11, 2018 to March 22, 2018

    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.
  • December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    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, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    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, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    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, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    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, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    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, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    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, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    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, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    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, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    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, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    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, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    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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  • Cursive Like A Boss

    January 11, 2018 to February 1, 2018

    Thursdays, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Learn the lost art of cursive writing. Create your very own signature and make your friends and family jealous of your stellar handwriting skills. For ages 8-12. Space is limited. Registration cost is $20 for the full 4 week session.
 
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  • Family Storytime

    December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018

    Tuesdays, 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018

    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, 2017 to February 28, 2018

    Wednesdays, 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • December 2, 2017 to December 16, 2017

    Saturdays, 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • January 6, 2018 to February 28, 2018

    Saturdays, 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018

    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!
  • December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018

    Tuesdays, 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018

    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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  • High School Study Hall

    January 24, 2018 to February 1, 2018
    Need a place to study for exams? VPL's study hall is open late for high school students who want to study alone or in small groups.
    Hours: Monday-Thursday from 9 pm to midnight, Friday from 6 pm to 9pm, and Saturday & Sunday from 5 to 9 pm.
  • January 24, 2018 to February 1, 2018
    Need a place to study for exams? VPL's study hall is open late for high school students who want to study alone or in small groups.
    Hours: Monday-Thursday from 9 pm to midnight, Friday from 6 pm to 9pm, and Saturday & Sunday from 5 to 9 pm.
 
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  • Kids' Book Club

    December 5, 2017 to December 5, 2018

    Tuesdays, 6:30 PM to 7:30 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 6, 2017 to February 6, 2018

    Tuesdays, 6:30 PM to 7:30 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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  • Make Your Own...

    January 9, 2018 to January 30, 2018

    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.
  • February 13, 2018 to March 6, 2018

    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

    December 1, 2017 to December 22, 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, 2017 to February 28, 2018

    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 7, 2017 to December 22, 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.
  • January 11, 2018 to February 28, 2018

    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!

    January 10, 2018 to March 14, 2018

    Wednesdays, 4:30 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.
  • December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    Have fun reading! Practice reading, play games and make friends. For ages 7 - 11. Contact your local branch for deadlines.
  • December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    Have fun reading! Practice reading, play games and make friends. For ages 7 - 11. Contact your local branch for deadlines.
  • December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    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 to Read

    December 7, 2017 to December 22, 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.
  • January 11, 2018 to February 28, 2018

    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 4, 2018 to January 25, 2018

    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.
  • February 1, 2018 to February 22, 2018

    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 Club

    December 1, 2017 to November 30, -0001

    Tuesdays, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Join us each week as we explore the world of STEAM – science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. Ages 7 +.
  • January 11, 2018 to February 28, 2018

    Thursdays, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Join us each week as we explore the world of STEAM – science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. Ages 7 +.
 
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  • STEAM Coaches

    December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    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, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    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, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    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, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    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

    December 5, 2017 to February 28, 2018

    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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  • Study Hall

    December 1, 2017 to December 22, 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 1, 2017 to December 22, 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.
 
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  • Teen Book Club

    December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    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 8, 2018 to February 28, 2018

    Mondays, 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.
 
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  • Toddling to Read

    December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018

    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, 2017 to February 28, 2018

    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, 2017 to February 28, 2018

    Mondays, 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, 2017 to February 28, 2018

    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 5, 2017 to December 21, 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.
  • January 9, 2018 to February 28, 2018

    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 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018

    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 6, 2017 to February 28, 2018

    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, 2017 to February 23, 2018

    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
Dec
20
Wed
  • Let’s Go to the (French) Movies

    1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    Great French movies with English subtitles for all to enjoy.
 
2017
Dec
21
Thu
  • Podcast Collective

    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Join the conversation as we learn about podcasting technology, set-up, techniques and even record a mini podcast. After, use our Create It! space to record your very own! Ages 13+. Registration is for all three cumulative sessions.
  • Kids' Book Club

    6:30 PM to 7:30 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.
  • 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.
  • Create with Carvey

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Transform design into 3D carving with our Carvey machine. A new project will be featured each month. Carvey certification is included with participation.
 
2017
Dec
23
Sat
  • French Family Storytime

    11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    The perfect intro to French! Awesome stories and songs for everyone, all in French.
 
2017
Dec
28
Thu
  • L’Oasis des petits

    9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Activités parents-enfants en français offertent par un éducateur(trice) spécialisé pour préparer l’enfant à sa transition vers la garderie ou l’école. Pour enfants de 0-6 ans accompagnés d’un adulte.
  • 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.
 
2018
Jan
4
Thu
  • Puppet Show Fun

    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    The whole family can laugh, listen and enjoy a lively, fun and amusing puppet show. Everyone likes puppets!
 
 

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