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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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Ongoing Programs

 

  • Baby Adventures Storytime on Zoom

    Online Programs  
    August 3, 2021 to August 17, 2021
    Tuesdays, 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
    Join us online for live songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun in this four week program. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
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  • Little Explorers Storytime on Zoom

    Online Programs  
    August 5, 2021 to August 19, 2021
    Thursdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    This four 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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  • SRC Reading Report Zoom Room

    Online Programs  
    July 5, 2021 to August 16, 2021
    Mondays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Join library staff to report your TD Summer Reading Club reading. Drop in anytime during the reporting hour. We love hearing about what kids are reading! Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Online Programs  
    July 8, 2021 to August 19, 2021
    Thursdays, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Join library staff to report your TD Summer Reading Club reading. Drop in anytime during the reporting hour. We love hearing about what kids are reading! Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
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  • Virtual French Teen Café

    Online Programs  
    July 6, 2021 to August 10, 2021
    Tuesdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Losing your French during summer? Fear not, the library has you covered! All teens are welcome to practice their French through fun activities and discussions. For grades 7-12. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
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  • Virtual Little Explorers Storytime

    Online Programs  
    June 2, 2021 to August 18, 2021
    Wednesdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    This program feature songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities. Live Wednesdays at 10:30 on IG. YouTube videos and IGTV recordings are available to watch anytime. Fun for the whole family!
  • Online Programs  
    June 5, 2021 to August 21, 2021
    Saturdays
    This program feature songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities. Live Wednesdays at 10:30 on IG. YouTube videos and IGTV recordings are available to watch anytime. Fun for the whole family!
 
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  • Virtual Mandarin Storytime 中文故事会

    Online Programs  
    June 1, 2021 to August 16, 2021
    Mondays
    欢迎小朋友们和家人每周一收看中英双语故事会!Join us on Instagram and YouTube for fun songs and joyful rhymes in Mandarin and English! Suitable for the whole family. Storytime videos are bilingual, no previous knowledge of Mandarin required.
 
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Programs Coming Up

2021
Aug
3
Tue
  • Superstar Storytellers Summer Series: Meet Justin A. Reynolds and Pablo Leon

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Attention all MILES MORALES fans: this is the blockbuster event for you. Join superstar creators Justin A. Reynolds and Pablo Leon, as they take you behind-the-scenes of Shock Waves, their action-packed, original graphic novel starring Brooklyn’s Spider-Man! Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite. Hosted jointly by the public libraries of Durham and York Regions.
  • Virtual STEAM Club

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    STEAM Club is now on Zoom! Come and join us for activities and experiments. No kits required, just curiosity! For grades 3-8. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2021
Aug
4
Wed
  • Brain Games

    Online Programs  
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Does your brain need a workout? Test your knowledge with fun trivia, games, and bilingual activities to boost your brain power! For grades K-6. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Zoom Pals and Pen Pals

    Online Programs  
    4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Older adults and isolated individuals can connect with volunteers in the community over live Zoom sessions or choose to become Pen Pals with volunteers in the community. Register on Eventbrite.
  • STEAM Workshops: Kitchen Chemistry: the Science of Bread Baking

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Have fun learning chemistry in the kitchen - while baking TWO loaves of bread! For grades 3-7. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite. Kits are $10, pick up at the Resource Library of your choice.
 
2021
Aug
5
Thu
  • Nutrition is the Foundation of Our Resilience

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Research shows that enhanced nutrient intake in times of crisis can improve resiliency and reduce mental health problems. A talk with Dr. Bonnie Kaplan. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2021
Aug
6
Fri
  • Virtual Baby Storytime

    Online Programs  
    Enjoy monthly videos with songs, lap rhymes and early literacy tips. For babies and their parents or caregivers.
 
2021
Aug
7
Sat
  • Virtual French Storytime

    Online Programs  
    Stories, songs, rhymes and activities in French! There's a new video once a month.

    Des histoires, des chansons, des comptines et des activités en français! Une nouvelle vidéo par mois.

  • STEAM Workshops: Your Wooden Dream House May Come True

    Online Programs  
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Customize and assemble a wooden cozy house and learn a bit about laser cutters. For grade 3+. Kits are $10, pick up at the Resource Library of your choice. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2021
Aug
10
Tue
  • Virtual ESL Café

    Online Programs  
    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.
  • Marker Calligraphy for Kids

    Online Programs  
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Use cursive writing to make fun and creative projects with us! Cursive knowledge is recommended. For grades 4+. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
 
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