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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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Programs Coming Up

2024
Apr
18
Thu
  • Aging Well Club

    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    A series for adventurous older adults to learn and interact with others, featuring different themes and guests. See the website for monthly topics. Register on Eventbrite.
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  • Healthy Aging Series: Align Biological Clocks

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    This series delves into the diverse Circadian Rhythms within our bodies, followed by discussions on science-backed techniques to harness our biological clock for enhanced well-being. Register on Eventbrite. Attend in-person or on Zoom.
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  • 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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  • Debate Club

    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Improve your critical thinking and public speaking skills! A variety of debate formats will be used to explore current events and philosophical questions. For grades 6-12. Register on Eventbrite.
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  • Make & Take: Build a Terrarium Workshop

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Let’s design and build a terrarium to explore concepts of the water cycle, plant growth, and ecosystems. For grades 3-7. Registration is $10 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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  • Book Accord on Discord!

    7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    Join our teen book collective on Discord once a month for a lively book club where you and other teens can discuss books together.

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  • Sensory Room

    March 1, 2024 to April 26, 2024,
    Fridays 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Drop in for some fun hands-on sensory activities that are easy on the eyes and ears. For all ages.
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  • Table Top for Teens

    March 1, 2024 to April 26, 2024,
    Fridays 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Explore the world of table top board games and card games at the library. Bring your own games or choose from our selection.
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Ongoing Programs

  • Baby Adventures Storytime

    March 7, 2024 to April 25, 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.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 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.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 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.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 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.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 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.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 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.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 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.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 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.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 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.
 
  • Budget Lunch Social

    April 11, 2024 to May 2, 2024,
    Thursdays 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    A weekly lunch together - on a budget! Join us for this 4-week series to learn some kitchen skills and meet new cooking friends. In partnership with VCHC. Registration is $15 for all 4 sessions, on Eventbrite.
 
 
  • Chess Club

    March 7, 2024 to April 25, 2024,
    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 volunteers. Beginners and pros are welcome!
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    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 volunteers. Beginners and pros are welcome!
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    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 volunteers. Beginners and pros are welcome!
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Sundays 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    Drop in and test your strategies, learn some new skills, or battle it out with our talented volunteers. Beginners and pros are welcome!
 
 
 
  • Cooking Anime

    April 8, 2024 to April 22, 2024,
    Mondays 6:15 PM to 8:00 PM
    Let’s bring some of the foods from your favourite animes to life! Recommended for grades 7-12. Registration is $15 for all 3 weeks on Eventbrite.
 
 
  • Fun With French / Plaisir de lire

    March 7, 2024 to April 25, 2024,
    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.

  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    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.

  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Mondays 6:30 PM to 7:30 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.

 
 
  • Little Explorers Storytime

    March 7, 2024 to April 25, 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.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 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.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 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.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 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.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Thursdays 6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 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.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 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.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 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.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 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.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Saturdays 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM, 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.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 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.
 
 
  • Reading Buddies

    February 29, 2024 to May 9, 2024,
    Thursdays 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
    Have fun while practicing your reading skills and enjoying literacy activities and games with volunteers. For grades 1-6. Register on Eventbrite.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Wednesdays 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Wednesdays 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Have fun while practicing your reading skills and enjoying literacy activities and games with volunteers. For grades 1-6. Register on Eventbrite.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    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.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    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

    March 7, 2024 to April 25, 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.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Wednesdays 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, 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.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Mondays 4:00 PM to 5:00 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.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Mondays 6:00 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.
 
 
  • Zumbini

    April 15, 2024 to April 29, 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
Apr
25
Thu
  • Healthy Aging Series: Align Biological Clocks

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    This series delves into the diverse Circadian Rhythms within our bodies, followed by discussions on science-backed techniques to harness our biological clock for enhanced well-being. Register on Eventbrite. Attend in-person or on Zoom.
    Link Back to the Top
  • Little Kitchen Time

    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.
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  • Make & Take: Paper Flowers

    6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    Make some colourful flowers with our Cricut. Just in time for Mother's Day. For kids 9 to 90! Registration is $5.
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  • Debate Club

    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Improve your critical thinking and public speaking skills! A variety of debate formats will be used to explore current events and philosophical questions. For grades 6-12. Register on Eventbrite.
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  • Geocaching 101

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Ever wondered about geocaching? Learn the joys of this fun and healthy outdoor activity that can be enjoyed by the whole family. Join in person or on Zoom.
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2024
Apr
27
Sat
  • 3D Design for Kids

    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Design your very own 3D creations using Tinkercad. For grades 4+. Register on Eventbrite.
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  • Dog Man Unleashed

    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Unleash the fun! Join us for a day of Dog Man activities and games at the library!
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  • Rent to Own

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    With interest rates rising and house prices not really decreasing, have you thought of renting to own? Break the rent cycle; join a program to learn about transitioning from renting to homeownership. Join in person or on Zoom.
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2024
Apr
29
Mon
  • Make & Take: Ink It Up!

    6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    Calling budding designers! Print your graphic in sublimation ink and see it emblazoned on a physical item. Find out what we're making this time on our website. Grades 5-8. Registration is $5 on Eventbrite.
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  • Be Scam Smart!

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Learn how to recognize a scam and what to do if you respond to a scam. Presented by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).
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