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We’ve gone virtual!

Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, our in-library programs have been cancelled. Currently we are offering a selection of virtual programs that you can enjoy from home on various digital platforms.


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2022
January
23
Sunday
  • Virtual Family Literacy Day Party!

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Celebrate Family Literacy Day with Vaughan Public Libraries and musician Kathy Reid-Naiman! Join the fun live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
 

Ongoing Programs

 

  • Baby Adventures Storytime on Zoom

    January 4, 2022 to January 25, 2022
    Tuesdays, 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Join us online for live songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun in this multi-week program. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • February 1, 2022 to February 22, 2022
    Tuesdays, 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Join us online for live songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun in this multi-week program. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
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  • Coding Buddies

    January 31, 2022 to February 28, 2022
    Mondays, 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
    Want to learn to code? Already a pro? Team up with volunteer programmers and tackle some coding challenges using Scratch! For grades 2-5. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
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  • Little Explorers Storytime on Zoom

    January 6, 2022 to January 27, 2022
    Thursdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    This multi-week program features stories, songs, action rhymes and early literacy activities that are fun for the whole family. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • February 3, 2022 to February 24, 2022
    Thursdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    This multi-week program features stories, songs, action rhymes and early literacy activities that are fun for the whole family. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
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  • Virtual French Meetup for Adults

    February 2, 2022 to March 9, 2022
    Wednesdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Practice your French in good company! Through this six-week program, you will learn useful and exciting French as well as practice with other learners. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.

    Venez pratiquer votre français en bonne compagnie! À travers ce programme de six semaines, vous apprendrez du français intéressant en plus de pratiquer avec les autres participants. Le programme est en direct sur Zoom. Inscrivez-vous sur Eventbrite.

 
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  • Virtual Fun With French

    January 19, 2022 to February 23, 2022
    Wednesdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Practice French with stories and fun activities! Participants will complete virtual activities, play games, and practice reading skills with student volunteers. For grades 2 to 6. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.

    Pratique ton français avec des histoires et des activités amusantes ! Complète des activités et des jeux virtuels et lis avec des bénévoles de la communauté. Pour les enfants de la 2e année à la 6e année. En direct sur Zoom. Inscris-toi sur Eventbrite.

 
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Programs Coming Up

2022
Jan
24
Mon
  • Book Contemplations: Braiding Sweetgrass

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Take a deep dive into Braiding Sweetgrass and learn what everybody is raving about. Let's read this gem slowly, relishing each chapter. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Investing in Stocks 101

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Start the new year by learning how to invest in stocks. Build your financial literacy with investment basics and discover library resources to help you reach your financial goals. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2022
Jan
25
Tue
  • Virtual ESL Café

    1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    Newcomers and ESL learners can practice their English in an informal environment with adult volunteers. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. In partnership with CCSYR through Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP) in York Region. For registration and information, please contact LSP@ccsyr.org or call/text 647-859-9092.
  • Lyme Disease 101

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    What do you know about Lyme Disease? Learn the latest about this disease and have your questions answered! Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Virtual Hooked on Books

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Do you love books? Join us for book-related activities, challenges, discussions and games on Zoom. Tell us about your favourites! Register on Eventbrite.
 
2022
Jan
26
Wed
  • Italian Storytime on Zoom / Storytime in italiano su Zoom

    10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    Ciao a tutti! Join us for fun stories, songs and rhymes in Italian that you can enjoy with your whole family. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.

    Ciao a tutti! Vi invitiamo a partecipare con tutta la famiglia al nostro programma di storie, canzoni e rime divertenti in italiano. Le sessioni saranno in diretta su Zoom. Registratevi su Eventbrite.

  • Golden Age Social Hour: Escape the Winter!

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    The beauty and joys of winter are sometimes hidden. Cozy up with this engaging program to explore different aspects of the chilly, yet inviting, season. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Teen Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Do you love Young Adult fiction? Have you read anything really fantastic lately? Join us to discuss why we love different authors, series, themes or genres! For grades 8-12. Some sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2022
Jan
27
Thu
  • Design Projects: Cake Topper

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Learn how to design and produce a custom cake topper with our Glowforge laser cutter/engraver. This session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2022
Jan
29
Sat
  • Mindful Doodling for Kids: Playful Patterns

    10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Learn how to combine repetition and design to create playful patterns to improve your mood and mindset. For grades 3-6. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Passport to Vaughan: Chinese Dumplings

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Love Chinese dumplings? Learn the history and tradition of this legendary food as well as tips for dumpling-making. For all ages. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
 
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