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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
July
31
Saturday
  • Virtual Little Explorers Storytime

    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!
 
 

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!
 
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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
24
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.
  • Brush up on your French! Pratiquez votre français!

    Online Programs  
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Practice your French before school starts through fun games and activities! For grades 2-6. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.

    Pratique ton français avant la rentrée scolaire avec des activités et jeux amusants! Pour les enfants de la 2e année à la 6e année. En direct sur Zoom. Inscris-toi sur Eventbrite.

 
2021
Aug
25
Wed
  • It's Story & Sketch Time!

    Online Programs  
    2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Do you like books? Do you like to draw? Join us for a story and learn how to sketch a story character using lines and shapes. Ready, set, draw! For grades K-2. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2021
Aug
26
Thu
  • Almost End-of-Summer Party: It's a Whole New Game!

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    End the summer and the Teen Summer Challenge with our virtual game night, featuring trivia, Jackbox Games, escape rooms and more! Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • The Biking Lawyer: Know Your Rights

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    When you’re out on your bike it’s important to know your rights and know what to do if an incident occurs. This webinar will equip you with the tools and confidence you need when cycling. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2021
Aug
27
Fri
  • Digital Escape Rooms

    Online Programs  
    Put your thinking caps on and get ready to pit your wits against various challenges to escape! Each room is online and ready to play!
  • STEAM Workshops: Light It Up!

    Online Programs  
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Join us to explore electricity and circuits by building a paper circuit and using Foldify. 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.
 
2021
Aug
28
Sat
  • Virtual GameLab

    Online Programs  
    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Learn how to develop your own game using Game Maker Studio 2 and bring the game of your dreams to life! For grades 5-8. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
 
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