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We’ve gone virtual!

Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, we introduced a selection of virtual programs that you can enjoy from home on various digital platforms.


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2022
December
7
Wednesday
  • Health 1-on-1

    Sign up for a personal session with our Health Literacies Specialist to help you find information and resources to make informed health decisions. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
  • Discover LinkedIn Learning, Brainfuse & Zoom

    10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Join us for a 15 minute one-on-one introduction to one of three great digital resources: Zoom, Brainfuse, and LinkedIn Learning. Visit the Information Desk for more information.
  • Mandarin Storytime on Zoom / Zoom线上中文故事会

    10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Join us for fun songs and joyful rhymes in Mandarin and English! Suitable for the whole family. No previous knowledge of Mandarin required. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Design Projects: 3D Ornaments

    6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    Learn how to design and make a 3D ornament using the Tinkercad app & our 3D printer! For grades 4-7. Families welcome. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Kids' Book Club

    6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Get the book, read the book, and then come and tell us what you thought of it while enjoying activities and games based on the story! For grades 3-7.
  • Air Fryer Desserts

    6:45 PM to 8:00 PM
    Whip up some sweets in your… Air Fryer?! Learn to make the most of your Air Fryer and churn out some sweets with this demo! $5 per person. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Great Novels Book Club

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Join us as we read and discuss novels that explore our humanity and touch our souls. Join us in person or on Zoom! Register on Eventbrite.
  • STEAM Club

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Drop in and have fun exploring new STEAM topics with guided, hands-on activities about science, technology, engineering, art and math. For grades 3-8.
  • Fun With French / Plaisir de lire

    October 12, 2022 to December 7, 2022
    Wednesdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Parlez vous français? Join us for activities and reading practice, led by French speaking volunteers from our community. For grades 2-6.

    Rejoignez-nous pour des activités et de la lecture, animées par des bénévoles francophones de notre communauté. Pour les enfants de la 2e à la 6e année.

  • Discover LinkedIn Learning, Brainfuse & Zoom

    November 1, 2022 to December 21, 2022
    Wednesdays, 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    Join us for a 15 minute one-on-one introduction to one of three great digital resources: Zoom, Brainfuse, and LinkedIn Learning. Visit the Information Desk for more information.
  • Tech Tutor 1-on-1

    November 1, 2022 to December 21, 2022
    Wednesdays, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Drop in and get hands-on assistance from volunteers for some basic technology questions such as navigating the internet, using your tablet or sending emails.
  • Baby Adventures Storytime

    November 2, 2022 to December 21, 2022
    Wednesdays, 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Join us for lively songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun. This program is designed for babies from birth to crawling.
  • Baby Adventures Storytime

    November 2, 2022 to December 21, 2022
    Wednesdays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    Join us for lively songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun. This program is designed for babies from birth to crawling.
  • Baby Adventures Storytime

    November 2, 2022 to December 21, 2022
    Wednesdays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    Join us for lively songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun. This program is designed for babies from birth to crawling.
  • Little Explorers Storytime

    November 2, 2022 to December 21, 2022
    Wednesdays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • Little Explorers Storytime

    November 2, 2022 to December 21, 2022
    Wednesdays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • Reading Buddies

    November 2, 2022 to December 14, 2022
    Wednesdays, 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    Have fun while practicing your reading skills and enjoying literacy activities and games with volunteers. For grades 1-6. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Tech Tutor 1-on-1

    November 2, 2022 to December 21, 2022
    Wednesdays, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Drop in and get hands-on assistance from volunteers for some basic technology questions such as navigating the internet, using your tablet or sending emails.
 

Ongoing Programs

 

  • Baby Adventures Storytime

    November 7, 2022 to December 19, 2022
    Mondays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    Join us for lively songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun. This program is designed for babies from birth to crawling.
  • November 1, 2022 to December 20, 2022
    Tuesdays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    Join us for lively songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun. This program is designed for babies from birth to crawling.
  • November 3, 2022 to December 22, 2022
    Thursdays, 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Join us for lively songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun. This program is designed for babies from birth to crawling.
  • November 3, 2022 to December 22, 2022
    Thursdays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    Join us for lively songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun. This program is designed for babies from birth to crawling.
  • November 1, 2022 to December 20, 2022
    Tuesdays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    Join us for lively songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun. This program is designed for babies from birth to crawling.
  • November 7, 2022 to December 19, 2022
    Mondays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    Join us for lively songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun. This program is designed for babies from birth to crawling.
  • November 3, 2022 to December 22, 2022
    Thursdays, 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Join us for lively songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun. This program is designed for babies from birth to crawling.
 
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  • Chess Club

    November 1, 2022 to December 20, 2022
    Tuesdays, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    Drop in and test your strategies, learn some new skills, or battle it out with our talented Chess in the Library student volunteers. Beginners and pros welcome!
  • November 3, 2022 to December 22, 2022
    Thursdays, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    Drop in and test your strategies, learn some new skills, or battle it out with our talented Chess in the Library student volunteers. Beginners and pros welcome!
  • November 5, 2022 to December 17, 2022
    Saturdays, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Drop in and test your strategies, learn some new skills, or battle it out with our talented Chess in the Library student volunteers. Beginners and pros welcome!
 
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  • D&D Club

    November 1, 2022 to December 13, 2022
    Tuesdays, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Game on! Join in on the action and adventure as we campaign our way through the world of Dungeons and Dragons. No previous gaming experience required. For grades 6-12. Register on Eventbrite.
 
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  • Fun With French / Plaisir de lire

    November 3, 2022 to December 15, 2022
    Thursdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Parlez vous français? Join us for activities and reading practice, led by French speaking volunteers from our community. For grades 2-6.

    Rejoignez-nous pour des activités et de la lecture, animées par des bénévoles francophones de notre communauté. Pour les enfants de la 2e à la 6e année.

 
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  • Italian Storytime

    November 3, 2022 to December 22, 2022
    Thursdays, 6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
    Ciao a tutti! Join us for fun stories, songs and rhymes in Italian that you can enjoy with your whole family.

    Ciao a tutti! Vi invitiamo a partecipare con tutta la famiglia al nostro programma di storie, canzoni e rime divertenti in italiano.

 
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  • Little Explorers Storytime

    November 24, 2022 to December 22, 2022
    Thursdays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • November 3, 2022 to December 22, 2022
    Thursdays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • November 6, 2022 to December 18, 2022
    Sundays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • November 4, 2022 to December 23, 2022
    Fridays, 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • November 1, 2022 to December 20, 2022
    Tuesdays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • November 3, 2022 to December 22, 2022
    Thursdays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • November 1, 2022 to December 20, 2022
    Tuesdays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • November 5, 2022 to December 17, 2022
    Saturdays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • November 3, 2022 to December 22, 2022
    Thursdays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • November 7, 2022 to December 19, 2022
    Mondays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • November 1, 2022 to December 20, 2022
    Tuesdays, 7:00 PM to 7:45 PM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
 
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  • Reading Buddies

    September 19, 2022 to December 12, 2022
    Mondays, 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
    Have fun while practicing your reading skills and enjoying literacy activities and games with volunteers. For grades 1-6. Register on Eventbrite.
  • September 13, 2022 to December 20, 2022
    Tuesdays, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Have fun while practicing your reading skills and enjoying literacy activities and games with volunteers. For grades 1-6. Register on Eventbrite.
  • October 16, 2022 to December 18, 2022
    Sundays, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Have fun while practicing your reading skills and enjoying literacy activities and games with volunteers. For grades 1-6. Register on Eventbrite.
  • October 15, 2022 to December 17, 2022
    Saturdays, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Have fun while practicing your reading skills and enjoying literacy activities and games with volunteers. For grades 1-6. Register on Eventbrite.
 
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  • Tech Tutor 1-on-1

    November 5, 2022 to December 31, 2022
    Saturdays, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Drop in and get hands-on assistance from volunteers for some basic technology questions such as navigating the internet, using your tablet or sending emails.
  • November 3, 2022 to December 22, 2022
    Thursdays, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Drop in and get hands-on assistance from volunteers for some basic technology questions such as navigating the internet, using your tablet or sending emails.
  • November 7, 2022 to December 19, 2022
    Mondays, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Drop in and get hands-on assistance from volunteers for some basic technology questions such as navigating the internet, using your tablet or sending emails.
  • November 1, 2022 to December 20, 2022
    Tuesdays, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Drop in and get hands-on assistance from volunteers for some basic technology questions such as navigating the internet, using your tablet or sending emails.
 
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  • Toastmasters for Teens

    October 20, 2022 to December 8, 2022
    Thursdays, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    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. Register on Eventbrite.
 
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  • VPL Food Drive

    December 1, 2022 to December 16, 2022
    Book it to our food drive and get in the holiday mood by giving what you CAN. From December 1 to 16, Vaughan Public Libraries is accepting donations of non-perishable food items at all locations for our 16th annual food drive. Collected items will be donated to the Vaughan Food Bank, Humanity First and Chasdei Kaduri. Show your support for our community and make a difference.
  • December 1, 2022 to December 16, 2022
    Book it to our food drive and get in the holiday mood by giving what you CAN. From December 1 to 16, Vaughan Public Libraries is accepting donations of non-perishable food items at all locations for our 16th annual food drive. Collected items will be donated to the Vaughan Food Bank, Humanity First and Chasdei Kaduri. Show your support for our community and make a difference.
  • December 1, 2022 to December 16, 2022
    Book it to our food drive and get in the holiday mood by giving what you CAN. From December 1 to 16, Vaughan Public Libraries is accepting donations of non-perishable food items at all locations for our 16th annual food drive. Collected items will be donated to the Vaughan Food Bank, Humanity First and Chasdei Kaduri. Show your support for our community and make a difference.
  • December 1, 2022 to December 16, 2022
    Book it to our food drive and get in the holiday mood by giving what you CAN. From December 1 to 16, Vaughan Public Libraries is accepting donations of non-perishable food items at all locations for our 16th annual food drive. Collected items will be donated to the Vaughan Food Bank, Humanity First and Chasdei Kaduri. Show your support for our community and make a difference.
  • December 1, 2022 to December 16, 2022
    Book it to our food drive and get in the holiday mood by giving what you CAN. From December 1 to 16, Vaughan Public Libraries is accepting donations of non-perishable food items at all locations for our 16th annual food drive. Collected items will be donated to the Vaughan Food Bank, Humanity First and Chasdei Kaduri. Show your support for our community and make a difference.
  • December 1, 2022 to December 16, 2022
    Book it to our food drive and get in the holiday mood by giving what you CAN. From December 1 to 16, Vaughan Public Libraries is accepting donations of non-perishable food items at all locations for our 16th annual food drive. Collected items will be donated to the Vaughan Food Bank, Humanity First and Chasdei Kaduri. Show your support for our community and make a difference.
  • December 1, 2022 to December 16, 2022
    Book it to our food drive and get in the holiday mood by giving what you CAN. From December 1 to 16, Vaughan Public Libraries is accepting donations of non-perishable food items at all locations for our 16th annual food drive. Collected items will be donated to the Vaughan Food Bank, Humanity First and Chasdei Kaduri. Show your support for our community and make a difference.
  • December 1, 2022 to December 16, 2022
    Book it to our food drive and get in the holiday mood by giving what you CAN. From December 1 to 16, Vaughan Public Libraries is accepting donations of non-perishable food items at all locations for our 16th annual food drive. Collected items will be donated to the Vaughan Food Bank, Humanity First and Chasdei Kaduri. Show your support for our community and make a difference.
  • December 1, 2022 to December 16, 2022
    Book it to our food drive and get in the holiday mood by giving what you CAN. From December 1 to 16, Vaughan Public Libraries is accepting donations of non-perishable food items at all locations for our 16th annual food drive. Collected items will be donated to the Vaughan Food Bank, Humanity First and Chasdei Kaduri. Show your support for our community and make a difference.
  • December 1, 2022 to December 16, 2022
    Book it to our food drive and get in the holiday mood by giving what you CAN. From December 1 to 16, Vaughan Public Libraries is accepting donations of non-perishable food items at all locations for our 16th annual food drive. Collected items will be donated to the Vaughan Food Bank, Humanity First and Chasdei Kaduri. Show your support for our community and make a difference.
  • December 1, 2022 to December 16, 2022
    Book it to our food drive and get in the holiday mood by giving what you CAN. From December 1 to 16, Vaughan Public Libraries is accepting donations of non-perishable food items at all locations for our 16th annual food drive. Collected items will be donated to the Vaughan Food Bank, Humanity First and Chasdei Kaduri. Show your support for our community and make a difference.
  • December 1, 2022 to December 16, 2022
    Book it to our food drive and get in the holiday mood by giving what you CAN. From December 1 to 16, Vaughan Public Libraries is accepting donations of non-perishable food items at all locations for our 16th annual food drive. Collected items will be donated to the Vaughan Food Bank, Humanity First and Chasdei Kaduri. Show your support for our community and make a difference.
 
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Programs Coming Up

2022
Dec
13
Tue
  • Spanish Storytime on Zoom / Hora de cuentos en Zoom

    10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays in Spanish and English that are fun for the whole family. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.

    Acompáñanos a disfrutar de historias, canciones y juegos en Español y Inglés que son divertidos para toda la familia. Las sesiones seran presentadas por la plataforma Zoom. Regístresen en Eventbrite.

  • Chinese Social Hour

    10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Chat in Chinese about books, current events and life in Canada. Call or visit the Service Desk for more details.

    中文社交活动: 用中文聊天, 谈论书籍, 国家时事, 以及在加拿大的生活

  • Surviving the Holidays: When Sadness Steps In

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    The holidays aren't joyful for everyone. Do you struggle to cope with the holidays? Discover ways to manage this cold month with more hopefulness.
  • Visit the Therapy Dogs

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Too stressed to study? Take a break and visit the therapy dogs, in partnership with St. John Ambulance.
 
2022
Dec
14
Wed
  • Hebrew Storytime / שעת סיפור בעברית

    5:30 PM to 6:15 PM
    Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays in Hebrew and English. In partnership with the UJA Federation of Greater Toronto.

    .הצטרפו אלינו לסיפורים שירים, ומשחקי אצבּע בעברית ובאנגלית .בשיתוף עם הפדרציה היהודית המאוחדת של טורונטו רבתי

  • STEAM Club

    6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Drop in and have fun exploring new STEAM topics with guided, hands-on activities about science, technology, engineering, art and math. For grades 3-8.
  • Passport to to Vaughan: Chinese Dongzhi Festival & Tangyuan

    6:45 PM to 8:00 PM
    Bring the whole family to celebrate and learn about the Chinese Dongzhi Festival (Winter Solstice) and make tangyuan (glutinous rice dessert dumplings) together! $5 per person. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2022
Dec
15
Thu
  • STEAM Club

    4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Drop in and have fun exploring new STEAM topics with guided, hands-on activities about science, technology, engineering, art and math. For grades 3-8.
  • Be Kitchen Savvy! Healthy Tips for Older Adults

    6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    Make simple, healthy meals while learning about nutrition & staying active in the kitchen. Presented by a Community Dietitian from the Vaughan Community Health Centre. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Discover LinkedIn Learning, Brainfuse & Zoom

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Join us for a 15 minute one-on-one introduction to one of three great digital resources: Zoom, Brainfuse, and LinkedIn Learning. Visit the Information Desk for more information.
  • Kids' French Book Club / Club de lecture

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Every month, read something new in French and come join us to share your ideas! Activities and games will follow the discussion. For grades 2-6. Register on Eventbrite.

    A chaque mois, lis quelque chose de nouveau en français et viens nous en parler. Activités et jeux après la discussion! Pour les enfants de la 2e à la 6e année. Inscription sur Eventbrite.

  • Teen Book Club

    7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    We'll pick an exciting, hot new read each month. Get a copy, read it, and then come tell us what you think! For grades 8-12. Join us in-person or Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2022
Dec
16
Fri
  • Visit the Therapy Dogs

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Too stressed to study? Take a break and visit the therapy dogs, in partnership with St. John Ambulance.
 
2022
Dec
17
Sat
  • Let's Go to the Movies

    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Enjoy a variety of interesting contemporary films with other movie enthusiasts.
  • Pokémon League

    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Whether you own Pokémon Cards, love Pokémon or just want something fun to do, join us for a huge range of Pokémon activities at the library! All ages are welcome.
 
 
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