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Programs Coming Up

2024
Jul
16
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.
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  • Investigate It: Sun vs. Moon

    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Are you on Team Sun or Team Moon? Earth’s two favourite celestial bodies compete. Choose your team and investigate what makes each one so cool!
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  • Investigate It: Sun vs. Moon

    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Are you on Team Sun or Team Moon? Earth’s two favourite celestial bodies compete. Choose your team and investigate what makes each one so cool!
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  • Investigate It: Sun vs. Moon

    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Are you on Team Sun or Team Moon? Earth’s two favourite celestial bodies compete. Choose your team and investigate what makes each one so cool!
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  • D&D Club

    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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  • Unlocking AI

    6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    Meet your newest study buddy: Artificial Intelligence! Learn all about the nature of AI chatbots, the art of prompting, and the pros and cons of using AI for schoolwork. Register on Eventbrite.
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  • Executive Functioning Information for Parents

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Executive functioning helps get things done. Learn more about how skills like attention, memory, and self-control can impact your child in this Zoom session. Facilitated by Boomerang Health, powered by SickKids.
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  • Writers' Room

    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Work with other aspiring writers to explore the elements of writing. Perfect for discussion and feedback. Join in person or on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
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  • STEAM Workshops: Spa Science

    7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    Discover the fabulous and fizzy science behind some popular spa products and then make your own. For grades 4-7. Registration is $10 on Eventbrite.
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  • Musical Babies

    July 3, 2024 to August 28, 2024,
    Wednesdays 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    An hour-long drop-in program that incorporates musical learning with songs, rhymes, and more. Offered in partnership with EarlyON Centre. For ages 0 to 12 months.
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  • Tech Tutor 1-on-1

    July 3, 2024 to August 14, 2024,
    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.
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  • Writer's Corner: Ink Adventure

    July 10, 2024 to July 31, 2024,
    Wednesdays 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Explore the magic of words and write creatively in different genres over this 4-week workshop! For grades 4-6. Register on Eventbrite.
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Ongoing Programs

  • Baby Adventures Storytime

    July 2, 2024 to August 13, 2024,
    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.
  • July 1, 2024 to August 31, 2024,
    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.
  • July 1, 2024 to August 31, 2024,
    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.
  • July 1, 2024 to August 31, 2024,
    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.
  • July 1, 2024 to August 31, 2024,
    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.
  • July 1, 2024 to August 31, 2024,
    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.
  • July 1, 2024 to August 31, 2024,
    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.
  • July 1, 2024 to August 31, 2024,
    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.
  • July 1, 2024 to August 31, 2024,
    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.
 
  • Club Franco

    July 4, 2024 to August 15, 2024,
    Thursdays 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Practice your French this summer! Come have some fun with French activities led by French-speaking staff!
    Cet été, pratique ton français! Joins-nous pour des activités en français organisées par une de nos bibliothécaires francophones!
  • July 1, 2024 to August 31, 2024,
    Wednesdays 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Practice your French this summer! Come have some fun with French activities led by French-speaking staff!
    Cet été, pratique ton français! Joins-nous pour des activités en français organisées par une de nos bibliothécaires francophones!
  • July 1, 2024 to August 31, 2024,
    Mondays 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Practice your French this summer! Come have some fun with French activities led by French-speaking staff!
    Cet été, pratique ton français! Joins-nous pour des activités en français organisées par une de nos bibliothécaires francophones!
 
 
  • D&D Club

    May 7, 2024 to August 6, 2024,
    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.
 
  • ESL Café

    July 9, 2024 to August 27, 2024,
    Tuesdays 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Newcomers and ESL learners can meet to practice their English in an informal environment with adult volunteers. In partnership with CCSYR through Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP) in York Region. For registration and information, please contact cel@ccsyr.org or 289-317-3745.
 
 
 
  • Little Explorers Storytime

    July 2, 2024 to August 13, 2024,
    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.
  • July 1, 2024 to August 31, 2024,
    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.
  • July 1, 2024 to August 31, 2024,
    Thursdays 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM, 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.
  • July 1, 2024 to August 31, 2024,
    Fridays 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • July 1, 2024 to August 31, 2024,
    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.
  • July 1, 2024 to August 31, 2024,
    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.
  • July 1, 2024 to August 31, 2024,
    Wednesdays 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM, 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.
  • July 1, 2024 to August 31, 2024,
    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.
  • July 1, 2024 to August 31, 2024,
    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.
 
  • Little Kitchen Time

    July 4, 2024 to August 15, 2024,
    Thursdays 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Enjoy food- and cooking-themed stories and songs in our play kitchen! Then test your culinary skills - counting, measuring, recognizing ingredients - at food-inspired activity stations. For preschoolers - SK.
 
  • Musical Babies

    July 3, 2024 to August 28, 2024,
    Wednesdays 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    An hour-long drop-in program that incorporates musical learning with songs, rhymes, and more. Offered in partnership with EarlyON Centre. For ages 0 to 12 months.
 
  • Robotics Club

    July 9, 2024 to July 30, 2024,
    Tuesdays 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Calling all young innovators in grades 4-8! Dive into the exciting world of robotics featuring Vex robots in this four-week program. Build, pilot, code, and compete with friends. Register on Eventbrite.
 
  • Summer STEAM Camp

    July 2, 2024 to August 30, 20249:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Enjoy a full summer of STEAM fun. Explore themes like coding, engineering, and science with new themes each week. For grades 2-6. Children who are beginning Grade 2 in September are welcome to register. $200-$250 per week. For weekly themes and to register, please check our Eventbrite page.
  • July 1, 2024 to August 31, 20249:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Enjoy a full summer of STEAM fun. Explore themes like coding, engineering, and science with new themes each week. For grades 2-6. Children who are beginning Grade 2 in September are welcome to register. $200-$250 per week. For weekly themes and to register, please check our Eventbrite page.
 
  • Tech Tutor 1-on-1

    July 3, 2024 to August 14, 2024,
    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.
  • July 1, 2024 to August 31, 2024,
    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.
 
 
 
  • YAY Cooking!

    July 8, 2024 to July 22, 2024,
    Mondays 6:15 PM to 7:45 PM
    Learn how to cook up some simple & delicious dishes one week at a time! In partnership with Youth Assisting Youth. Registration is $15 on Eventbrite.
 
  • Zumbini

    July 8, 2024 to August 26, 2024,
    Mondays 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    A unique, fun program incorporating music and movement to encourage parent-child bonding while helping to develop early literacy, motor, and social skills. Offered in partnership with EarlyON. See website for registration details.
 


Programs Coming Up

2024
Jul
18
Thu
  • Unwind & Design

    6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    Ignite creativity, embrace sustainability, and unwind! Engage in creative activities, express yourself through personalized designs, and enjoy mindful exercises that promote relaxation. Register on Eventbrite.
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  • 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.
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2024
Jul
19
Fri
  • Investigate It: Sun vs. Moon

    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Are you on Team Sun or Team Moon? Earth’s two favourite celestial bodies compete. Choose your team and investigate what makes each one so cool!
    Link Back to the Top
  • Investigate It: Sun vs. Moon

    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Are you on Team Sun or Team Moon? Earth’s two favourite celestial bodies compete. Choose your team and investigate what makes each one so cool!
    Link Back to the Top
2024
Jul
20
Sat
  • Project Thrive: Health & Nutrition Workshop for Teens

    9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Empowering youth by teaching principles of food and nutrition, simple kitchen skills, and building confidence and self-esteem with Registered Dietitians and Social Workers. Registration is $100. For ages 10-15. See website for registration details.
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  • Explore Your Trail

    10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Join us for an outdoor adventure as we travel local trails, exploring the plants and animals in our community with a high-tech twist. For all ages. Participants will meet at the park trail. Register on Eventbrite.
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  • Learn to Camp with Parks Canada!

    10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Learn to plan for your first camping trip with tips on equipment, safe campfires, and wildlife sightings! This program is designed for adults, but all ages are welcome!
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  • Newcomer Tenant Education Program

    1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Learn about landlord and tenant law with easy-to-follow materials from a legal professional. Come have your questions answered!
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2024
Jul
21
Sun
  • Learn to Camp with Parks Canada!

    10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Learn to plan for your first camping trip with tips on equipment, safe campfires, and wildlife sightings! This program is designed for adults, but all ages are welcome!
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  • Explore Your Garden

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Explore the local community garden and learn how you can get involved to grow your own herbs & vegetables! Participants will meet at the garden. Register on Eventbrite.
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