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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

 

  • 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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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.
 
2022
Jan
26
Wed
  • 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.
 
2022
Jan
31
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.
  • Virtual Film Club

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Watch a film selected from VPL’s digital collections at your convenience, and then join our monthly discussions to share your thoughts. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2022
Feb
1
Tue
  • Understanding Medical Assistance in Dying

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    What does Canadian law say about MAiD? What are alternatives to MAiD? Come prepared to discuss the process and available options. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2022
Feb
5
Sat
  • Learn a Board Game: 7 Wonders

    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Learn to play a board game from our collection! Learn the game 7 Wonders and how to navigate the gaming platform Board Game Arena. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
 
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