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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

 

  • Baby Adventures Storytime on Zoom

    Online Programs  
    September 7, 2021 to September 28, 2021
    Tuesdays, 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Join us online for live songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun in this multi-week program. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Online Programs  
    October 5, 2021 to October 26, 2021
    Tuesdays, 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Join us online for live songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun in this multi-week program. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Online Programs  
    November 2, 2021 to November 30, 2021
    Tuesdays, 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Join us online for live songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun in this multi-week program. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
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  • Coding Buddies

    Online Programs  
    November 15, 2021 to November 29, 2021
    Mondays, 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
    Want to learn to code? Already a pro? Partner up with teen volunteers and tackle some coding challenges using Scratch and Python! For grades 2-5. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
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  • Evolution of Chinese Zodiac Characters

    Online Programs  
    September 13, 2021 to October 4, 2021
    Mondays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Learn 12 Chinese zodiac characters, their pronunciation, writing, and the culture and stories behind them. For all ages. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
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  • Little Explorers Storytime on Zoom

    Online Programs  
    September 9, 2021 to September 30, 2021
    Thursdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    This multi-week program features stories, songs, action rhymes and early literacy activities that are fun for the whole family. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Online Programs  
    October 7, 2021 to October 28, 2021
    Thursdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    This multi-week program features stories, songs, action rhymes and early literacy activities that are fun for the whole family. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Online Programs  
    November 4, 2021 to November 25, 2021
    Thursdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    This multi-week program features stories, songs, action rhymes and early literacy activities that are fun for the whole family. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
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  • Toastmasters for Teens Online

    Online Programs  
    October 18, 2021 to November 29, 2021
    Mondays, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Have you ever felt nervous about public speaking? Join Toastmasters for Teens online and conquer those fears! Develop communication and leadership skills with the guidance of a facilitator. For grades 8-12. Live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
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  • Virtual French Meetup for Adults

    Online Programs  
    November 10, 2021 to November 24, 2021
    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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  • Virtual Fun With French

    Online Programs  
    September 15, 2021 to October 20, 2021
    Wednesdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Practice French with stories and fun activities! Participants will complete virtual activities, play games, and practice reading skills with student volunteers. For grades 2 to 6. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.

    Pratique ton français avec des histoires et des activités amusantes ! Complète des activités et des jeux virtuels et lis avec des bénévoles de la communauté. Pour les enfants de la 2e année à la 6e année. En direct sur Zoom. Inscris-toi sur Eventbrite.

  • Online Programs  
    October 27, 2021 to November 24, 2021
    Wednesdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Practice French with stories and fun activities! Participants will complete virtual activities, play games, and practice reading skills with student volunteers. For grades 2 to 6. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.

    Pratique ton français avec des histoires et des activités amusantes ! Complète des activités et des jeux virtuels et lis avec des bénévoles de la communauté. Pour les enfants de la 2e année à la 6e année. En direct sur Zoom. Inscris-toi sur Eventbrite.

 
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Programs Coming Up

2021
Nov
6
Sat
  • French Storytime on Zoom / L’heure du conte sur Zoom

    Online Programs  
    10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    Stories, songs, rhymes and activities in French, suitable for the whole family! Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.

    Des histoires, des chansons, des comptines et des activités en français, pour toute la famille! En direct sur Zoom. Inscrivez-vous sur Eventbrite.

  • Virtual STEAM Careers

    Online Programs  
    3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Ever wonder what it's like to be a coder? Or a comic artist? Join us as we invite special guests to talk about their careers and how they got there. For Grades 3-8. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2021
Nov
8
Mon
  • Virtual Chess Club

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Are you new to chess or a chess master? Test your strategies or learn some new skills with our volunteers. All ages are welcome. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2021
Nov
9
Tue
  • Film Talks

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Join us for a monthly virtual program where we’ll watch films, chat with viewers and host some special guests! Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • STEAM Workshops: Math Magnifique!

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Complete fun activities that focus on counting, measuring, coding, and problem-solving. For grades 3-6. Live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite. Kits are $10, pick up at the library branch of your choice.

    Complète des activités amusantes pour travailler tes habiletés mathématiques. Pour les enfants de la 3e à la 6e année. En direct sur Zoom. Inscris-toi sur Eventbrite. Les kits coûtent $10 et seront prêts à ramasser à la bibliothèque de ton choix.

 
2021
Nov
11
Thu
  • Virtual ESL Book Club

    Online Programs  
    6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    Good news for ESL learners! Join us for fun and lively book discussion to build your confidence in speaking English. In partnership with CCSYR through Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP) in York Region. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. For registration and information, please contact LSP@ccsyr.org or call/text 647-212-6162.
  • Custom Coaster with Glowforge

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Learn how to design a coaster and we'll make it with our Glowforge 3D Laser Printer. Pick up your coaster at the library branch of your choice. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Virtual Kids' French Book Club

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Do you enjoy reading in French? Join us on Zoom for a fun discussion and activities. Each month, there’s a new theme and you can read any book you want, according to the theme. For grades 3-6. Register on Eventbrite.

    Rencontrez-nous sur Zoom à chaque mois pour une discussion et pour des activités amusantes. Choisis le livre que tu veux correspondant au thème du mois! Pour les enfants de la 3e année à la 6e année. Inscris-toi sur Eventbrite.

 
2021
Nov
13
Sat
  • Virtual Family Night: Food Science!

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Let’s mix it up in the kitchen with an evening full of science, cooking and eating! Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2021
Nov
15
Mon
  • Health Matters

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Join us for monthly health talks led by health care professionals. A new topic will be featured each month. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
 
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