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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
August
13
Saturday
  • Stay Safe Course with Heart2Heart

    9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
    The Stay Safe! program teaches applicable and age-appropriate skills, while increasing and reinforcing a youth’s capacity to improve their own safety. For ages 9-13. Registration is $70. Register on Eventbrite.
 
  • French Storytime/ Heure du conte

    10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    The perfect intro to French! Awesome stories and songs for everyone.

    Le meilleur moyen d’apprendre en ayant du plaisir grâce à de superbes histoires et chansons pour tous!

  • 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.
 

Ongoing Programs

 

 
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  • Baby Adventures Storytime

    July 4, 2022 to August 22, 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.
  • July 5, 2022 to August 16, 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.
  • July 6, 2022 to August 17, 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.
  • July 7, 2022 to August 18, 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.
  • July 5, 2022 to August 16, 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.
  • July 4, 2022 to August 22, 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.
  • July 6, 2022 to August 17, 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.
  • July 7, 2022 to August 18, 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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  • Little Explorers Storytime

    July 7, 2022 to August 18, 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.
  • July 7, 2022 to August 18, 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.
  • July 3, 2022 to August 21, 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.
  • July 8, 2022 to August 19, 2022
    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 5, 2022 to August 16, 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.
  • July 5, 2022 to August 16, 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.
  • July 6, 2022 to August 17, 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.
  • July 1, 2022 to August 17, 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.
  • July 7, 2022 to August 18, 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.
  • July 4, 2022 to August 22, 2022
    Mondays, 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • July 6, 2022 to August 17, 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.
 
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  • Summer Reading Buddies

    July 14, 2022 to August 18, 2022
    Thursdays, 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
    Have fun while practicing your reading skills and enjoying literacy activities and games this summer. For grades 2-6. Register on Eventbrite.
  • July 12, 2022 to August 16, 2022
    Tuesdays, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Have fun while practicing your reading skills and enjoying literacy activities and games this summer. For grades 2-6. Register on Eventbrite.
  • July 11, 2022 to August 22, 2022
    Mondays, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Have fun while practicing your reading skills and enjoying literacy activities and games this summer. For grades 2-6. Register on Eventbrite.
  • July 6, 2022 to August 17, 2022
    Wednesdays, 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    Have fun while practicing your reading skills and enjoying literacy activities and games this summer. For grades 2-6. Register on Eventbrite.
  • July 13, 2022 to August 17, 2022
    Wednesdays, 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    Have fun while practicing your reading skills and enjoying literacy activities and games this summer. For grades 2-6. Register on Eventbrite.
 
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  • Tech Intros

    July 1, 2022 to August 31, 2022
    Mondays, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM 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.
 
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  • Tech Tutor 1-on-1

    August 10, 2022 to August 31, 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.
  • August 10, 2022 to August 30, 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.
  • August 4, 2022 to August 25, 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.
  • August 8, 2022 to August 29, 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.
 
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Programs Coming Up

2022
Aug
19
Fri
  • Happily Ever After

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Can you help well-known book characters overcome challenges and find their happily ever after? We will go on an epic bilingual scavenger hunt, make a boat for the Gingerbread Man, and build a pulley for Rapunzel and more!
 
2022
Aug
21
Sun
  • Touch the Glowforge Magic Button!

    1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Turn your small drawing to an engraved object using our Glowforge laser cutter. Families are welcome! Register on Eventbrite.
 
2022
Aug
22
Mon
  • Knights in Training

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Do you think you could be a knight? Learn fun facts about the Middle Ages, design your coat of arms, build a castle, complete a quest for the Holy Grail and more!
  • Make & Take: Personalized Pencil Bag

    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Get ready for school with a personalized pencil bag! Use the Cricut to craft a unique bag, just for you. Registration is $10. For grades 5+. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2022
Aug
23
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.
  • Mind and Body Wellness Through Music

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Learn about the social, emotional, physical, neurological, cognitive and pain management benefits that music can provide. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2022
Aug
24
Wed
  • Italian Storytime on Zoom / Storytime in italiano su Zoom

    10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Ciao a tutti! Join us for fun stories, songs and rhymes in Italian that you can enjoy with your whole family. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.

    Ciao a tutti! Vi invitiamo a partecipare con tutta la famiglia al nostro programma di storie, canzoni e rime divertenti in italiano. Le sessioni saranno in diretta su Zoom. Registratevi su Eventbrite.

 
 
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