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We’ve gone virtual!

Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, we introduced a selection of virtual programs that you can enjoy from home on various digital platforms.


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2022
August
13
Saturday
  • Stay Safe Course with Heart2Heart

    9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
    The Stay Safe! program teaches applicable and age-appropriate skills, while increasing and reinforcing a youth’s capacity to improve their own safety. For ages 9-13. Registration is $70. Register on Eventbrite.
 
  • French Storytime/ Heure du conte

    10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    The perfect intro to French! Awesome stories and songs for everyone.

    Le meilleur moyen d’apprendre en ayant du plaisir grâce à de superbes histoires et chansons pour tous!

  • Pokémon League

    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Whether you own Pokémon Cards, love Pokémon or just want something fun to do, join us for a huge range of Pokémon activities at the library! All ages are welcome.
 

Ongoing Programs

 

 
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  • Baby Adventures Storytime

    July 4, 2022 to August 22, 2022
    Mondays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    Join us for lively songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun. This program is designed for babies from birth to crawling.
  • July 5, 2022 to August 16, 2022
    Tuesdays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    Join us for lively songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun. This program is designed for babies from birth to crawling.
  • July 6, 2022 to August 17, 2022
    Wednesdays, 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Join us for lively songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun. This program is designed for babies from birth to crawling.
  • July 7, 2022 to August 18, 2022
    Thursdays, 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Join us for lively songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun. This program is designed for babies from birth to crawling.
  • July 5, 2022 to August 16, 2022
    Tuesdays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    Join us for lively songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun. This program is designed for babies from birth to crawling.
  • July 4, 2022 to August 22, 2022
    Mondays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    Join us for lively songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun. This program is designed for babies from birth to crawling.
  • July 6, 2022 to August 17, 2022
    Wednesdays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    Join us for lively songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun. This program is designed for babies from birth to crawling.
  • July 7, 2022 to August 18, 2022
    Thursdays, 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Join us for lively songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun. This program is designed for babies from birth to crawling.
 
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  • Little Explorers Storytime

    July 7, 2022 to August 18, 2022
    Thursdays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • July 7, 2022 to August 18, 2022
    Thursdays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • July 3, 2022 to August 21, 2022
    Sundays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • July 8, 2022 to August 19, 2022
    Fridays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • July 5, 2022 to August 16, 2022
    Tuesdays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • July 5, 2022 to August 16, 2022
    Tuesdays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • July 6, 2022 to August 17, 2022
    Wednesdays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • July 1, 2022 to August 17, 2022
    Wednesdays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • July 7, 2022 to August 18, 2022
    Thursdays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • July 4, 2022 to August 22, 2022
    Mondays, 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • July 6, 2022 to August 17, 2022
    Wednesdays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
 
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  • Summer Reading Buddies

    July 14, 2022 to August 18, 2022
    Thursdays, 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
    Have fun while practicing your reading skills and enjoying literacy activities and games this summer. For grades 2-6. Register on Eventbrite.
  • July 12, 2022 to August 16, 2022
    Tuesdays, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Have fun while practicing your reading skills and enjoying literacy activities and games this summer. For grades 2-6. Register on Eventbrite.
  • July 11, 2022 to August 22, 2022
    Mondays, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Have fun while practicing your reading skills and enjoying literacy activities and games this summer. For grades 2-6. Register on Eventbrite.
  • July 6, 2022 to August 17, 2022
    Wednesdays, 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    Have fun while practicing your reading skills and enjoying literacy activities and games this summer. For grades 2-6. Register on Eventbrite.
  • July 13, 2022 to August 17, 2022
    Wednesdays, 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    Have fun while practicing your reading skills and enjoying literacy activities and games this summer. For grades 2-6. Register on Eventbrite.
 
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  • Tech Intros

    July 1, 2022 to August 31, 2022
    Mondays, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM Wednesdays, 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    Join us for a 15 minute one-on-one introduction to one of three great digital resources: Zoom, Brainfuse, and LinkedIn Learning. Visit the Information Desk for more information.
 
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  • Tech Tutor 1-on-1

    August 10, 2022 to August 31, 2022
    Wednesdays, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Drop in and get hands-on assistance from volunteers for some basic technology questions such as navigating the internet, using your tablet or sending emails.
  • August 10, 2022 to August 30, 2022
    Wednesdays, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Drop in and get hands-on assistance from volunteers for some basic technology questions such as navigating the internet, using your tablet or sending emails.
  • August 4, 2022 to August 25, 2022
    Thursdays, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Drop in and get hands-on assistance from volunteers for some basic technology questions such as navigating the internet, using your tablet or sending emails.
  • August 8, 2022 to August 29, 2022
    Mondays, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Drop in and get hands-on assistance from volunteers for some basic technology questions such as navigating the internet, using your tablet or sending emails.
 
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Programs Coming Up

2022
Aug
14
Sun
  • Citizen Science: Explore Your Trail

    10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Join us for an outdoor adventure as we travel local trails, exploring the plants and animals in our community with a high-tech twist. For all ages. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2022
Aug
15
Mon
  • Library Myth-Adventures!

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Enjoy activities inspired by the mythological worlds of author Rick Riordan. Spin a wheel to pick your fortune, compete in a catapult challenge, choose your special powers, create a monster, and more!
 
2022
Aug
16
Tue
  • Dragons vs Unicorns!

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Would you rather build a mighty dragon or a majestic unicorn? Or both? We're off for an adventure into a mythical world full of many dragon and unicorn activities!
  • Happily Ever After

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Can you help well-known book characters overcome challenges and find their happily ever after? We will go on an epic bilingual scavenger hunt, make a boat for the Gingerbread Man, and build a pulley for Rapunzel and more!
  • Knights in Training

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Do you think you could be a knight? Learn fun facts about the Middle Ages, design your coat of arms, build a castle, complete a quest for the Holy Grail and more!
  • Writers' Room

    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Work with other aspiring writers to explore the elements of writing. Perfect for discussion and feedback. Join in person or on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2022
Aug
17
Wed
  • A World of Fairies & Gnomes

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Enter our magical realm to create fairy potions, a gnome trap, engineer a gnome home, fairy doors and more! All topped off with a sprinkle of French Fairy dust.
  • A World of Fairies & Gnomes

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Enter our magical realm to create fairy potions, a gnome trap, engineer a gnome home, fairy doors and more! All topped off with a sprinkle of French Fairy dust.
  • Fascinating Fantastic Creatures

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    There's a whole world of fantastic creatures to explore. Let's discover many beasts, find Bigfoot, play Monster Toss and guessing games! Make your own creations come to life!
  • STEAM Workshops: Spa Science

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Discover the fabulous and fizzy science behind some popular spa products and then make your own. For grades 4-7. Registration is $10. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2022
Aug
18
Thu
  • Books With Badges

    10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    Make community connections as we partner with York Regional Police for a special storytime! Enjoy songs and rhymes, ask questions, and listen to stories read by an officer!
  • Dragons vs Unicorns!

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Would you rather build a mighty dragon or a majestic unicorn? Or both? We're off for an adventure into a mythical world full of many dragon and unicorn activities!
  • Knights in Training

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Do you think you could be a knight? Learn fun facts about the Middle Ages, design your coat of arms, build a castle, complete a quest for the Holy Grail and more!
  • Library Myth-Adventures!

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Enjoy activities inspired by the mythological worlds of author Rick Riordan. Spin a wheel to pick your fortune, compete in a catapult challenge, choose your special powers, create a monster, and more!
  • Once Upon a Time

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Bring out your inner creativity! Participants will read and discuss a fairytale together, then create and illustrate their own, plus explore the world of fairytales with many other activities.
  • Instant Pot 101

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Got a new instant pot and don’t know where to begin? Join us as we demystify this kitchen gadget and explore what it can do! Register on Eventbrite.
 
 
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