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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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2021
May
4
Tuesday
  • 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.
 
  • 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.
  • Virtual Baby Storytime

    Online Programs  
    April 1, 2021 to May 31, 2021
    Tuesdays
    Enjoy weekly videos with songs, lap rhymes and early literacy tips. For babies and their parents or caregivers.
 

Ongoing Programs

 

  • Little Explorers Storytime on Zoom

    Online Programs  
    May 6, 2021 to May 27, 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. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
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  • Toastmasters for Teens Online

    Online Programs  
    March 22, 2021 to May 17, 2021
    Mondays, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    Have you ever felt nervous about public speaking? Join Toastmasters for Teens and conquer those fears! Develop communication and leadership skills with the guidance of a facilitator. For grades 8-12. Live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
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  • Virtual Fun With French

    Online Programs  
    April 21, 2021 to May 26, 2021
    Wednesdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Practice French with stories and fun activities! Participants will complete different virtual activitie, play games, and will practice their French reading skills with community volunteers from the community. For grades 2 to 6. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.

    Pratique ton français avec des histoires et des activités amusantes ! Les enfants vont compléter des activités et des jeux virtuels ensemble et ils vont lire 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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  • Virtual Little Explorers Storytime

    Online Programs  
    March 1, 2021 to May 31, 2021
    Wednesdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM 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  
    March 1, 2021 to May 31, 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
May
5
Wed
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Do you have questions about the effectiveness or safety of the authorized COVID-19 vaccines or about how they work? Here's your chance to ask experts to get accurate, up-to-date information. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2021
May
6
Thu
  • Synchronized Financial Planning for Women

    Online Programs  
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    This seminar will cover five key topics that matter to women: wealth creation; retirement optimization; estate planning; business success; and charitable giving. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Virtual Adult Book Club

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Join us for a live discussion about our favourite books. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2021
May
8
Sat
  • Virtual STEAM Careers

    Online Programs  
    3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Ever wonder what it's like to be a coder? Or a comic artist? Join us as we invite special guests to talk about their careers and how they got there. For Grades 3-8. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2021
May
9
Sun
  • Mother's Day Virtual Picnic

    Online Programs  
    2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Celebrate Mother's Day at this special program with fun activities for the whole family. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2021
May
11
Tue
  • STEAM Workshops: Doodle Bots

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Learn about electricity and circuits and we'll build a simple robot that dances around! For grades 3-6. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite. Kits are $10, pick up at the Resource Library of your choice.
 
 

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