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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
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  • Virtual GameLab

    Online Programs  
    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Learn how to develop your own game using Game Maker Studio 2 and bring the game of your dreams to life! For grades 5-8. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Let's Play By Numbers!

    Online Programs  
    10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    This monthly program will introduce children to basic math concepts and numeracy through games, activities, and stories. For grades K-1. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2021
Nov
23
Tue
  • Reflecting on Racism & Discrimination: Allyship and Acts of Solidarity

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Moving forward together, we look at effective allyship and acts of solidarity in the closing session of this lecture series. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Virtual Hooked on Books

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Join us for fun weekly book-based activities on our website and also monthly book chats about your favourite books on Zoom! Register on Eventbrite.
 
2021
Nov
24
Wed
  • Teen Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Do you love Young Adult fiction? Have you read anything really fantastic lately? Join us to discuss why we love different authors, series, themes or genres! Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2021
Nov
25
Thu
  • CRA Scams: Protect Yourself Against Fraud

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Have you ever received a suspicious communication that claims to be from the Canada Revenue Agency requesting personal information such as social insurance, credit card, bank account or passport numbers? The CRA will shares strategies to avoid being a victim of fraud. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Stuffed Animal Sleepover

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
    Drop off your favourite stuffed animal at Bathurst Clark Resource Library for an overnight adventure! For ages 3-6. A special storytime program will also be held live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2021
Nov
27
Sat
  • December Kindness Challenge

    Online Programs  
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Make a difference while having fun! Let's make the world a better place with meaningful DIY activities. Kits will be available for pick up. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
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Nov
30
Tue
  • Virtual ESL Café

    Online Programs  
    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.
  • Squishy Circuit Creations

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Show off your creativity while learning how electrical circuits work! We’ll be making play dough sculptures, then adding electric lights and other accessories. For grades 2-5. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Strategies for Coping with Childhood Anxiety

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Join Dr. Grace Vitale, childhood psychologist, for a practical workshop on developing coping strategies for your child's anxiety. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
 
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