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Ongoing Programs

September 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018

 
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  • Born to Read

    September 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018

    Fridays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    Join us for an interactive program to share stories, songs, rhymes and early literacy activities that you can continue to enjoy at home! For ages 0-18 months with a parent or caregiver.
  • September 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018

    Wednesdays, 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Fridays, 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Join us for an interactive program to share stories, songs, rhymes and early literacy activities that you can continue to enjoy at home! For ages 0-18 months with a parent or caregiver.
  • September 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018

    Tuesdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    Join us for an interactive program to share stories, songs, rhymes and early literacy activities that you can continue to enjoy at home! For ages 0-18 months with a parent or caregiver.
  • September 4, 2018 to November 27, 2018

    Tuesdays, 1:30 PM to 2:00 PM
    Join us for an interactive program to share stories, songs, rhymes and early literacy activities that you can continue to enjoy at home! For ages 0-18 months with a parent or caregiver.
  • September 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018

    Tuesdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    Join us for an interactive program to share stories, songs, rhymes and early literacy activities that you can continue to enjoy at home! For ages 0-18 months with a parent or caregiver.
  • September 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018

    Mondays, 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Join us for an interactive program to share stories, songs, rhymes and early literacy activities that you can continue to enjoy at home! For ages 0-18 months with a parent or caregiver.
  • September 5, 2018 to November 28, 2018

    Wednesdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    Join us for an interactive program to share stories, songs, rhymes and early literacy activities that you can continue to enjoy at home! For ages 0-18 months with a parent or caregiver.
 
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  • Computer Tutor

    October 12, 2018 to November 30, 2018

    Saturdays, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Want to learn something new with computers? Our volunteers will help you learn the basics or explore various technological topics. Visit the service desk for more details.
  • September 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018
    Want to learn something new with computers? Our volunteers will help you learn the basics or explore various technological topics. Visit the service desk for more details.
  • September 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018
    Want to learn something new with computers? Our volunteers will help you learn the basics or explore various technological topics. Visit the service desk for more details.
  • September 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018
    Want to learn something new with computers? Our volunteers will help you learn the basics or explore various technological topics. Visit the service desk for more details.
 
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  • Family Storytime

    September 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018

    Wednesdays, 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
    Fridays, 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • September 4, 2018 to November 30, 2018

    Tuesdays, 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • September 8, 2018 to November 24, 2018

    Saturdays, 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • September 6, 2018 to November 29, 2018

    Thursdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • September 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018

    Mondays, 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
    Thursdays, 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • September 4, 2018 to November 27, 2018

    Tuesdays, 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • September 4, 2018 to November 27, 2018

    Tuesdays, 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • September 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018

    Thursdays, 6:45 PM to 7:15 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
 
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  • Fun With French

    September 5, 2018 to November 28, 2018

    Wednesdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Parlez vous français? Practice French with stories and activities led by French speaking volunteers from our community. For ages 7 and up.
  • September 13, 2018 to October 4, 2018

    Thursdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Parlez vous français? Practice French with stories and activities led by French speaking volunteers from our community. For ages 7 and up.
  • October 18, 2018 to November 29, 2018

    Thursdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Parlez vous français? Practice French with stories and activities led by French speaking volunteers from our community. For ages 7 and up.
  • September 17, 2018 to November 26, 2018

    Mondays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Parlez vous français? Practice French with stories and activities led by French speaking volunteers from our community. For ages 7 and up.
 
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  • Homework Help

    September 15, 2018 to October 9, 2018

    Wednesdays, 4:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Get help with Math, Science, English, and more. For ages 7-12. Please pre-register at the Service Desk.
  • October 17, 2018 to November 30, 2018

    Wednesdays, 4:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Get help with Math, Science, English, and more. For ages 7-12. Please pre-register at the Service Desk.
  • September 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018

    Wednesdays,
    Get help with Math, Science, English, and more. For ages 7-12. Please pre-register at the Service Desk.
  • September 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018

    Wednesdays,
    Get help with Math, Science, English, and more. For ages 7-12. Please pre-register at the Service Desk.
 
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  • Homework Help for French

    September 15, 2018 to October 9, 2018

    Wednesdays, 4:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Struggling with French? Homework help with French reading, writing and oral communication is available. For ages 7-12. Please pre-register at the Service Desk.
  • October 17, 2018 to November 30, 2018

    Wednesdays, 4:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Struggling with French? Homework help with French reading, writing and oral communication is available. For ages 7-12. Please pre-register at the Service Desk.
  • September 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018

    Wednesdays,
    Struggling with French? Homework help with French reading, writing and oral communication is available. For ages 7-12. Please pre-register at the Service Desk.
  • September 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018

    Wednesdays,
    Struggling with French? Homework help with French reading, writing and oral communication is available. For ages 7-12. Please pre-register at the Service Desk.
 
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  • Hop, Sing, Read!

    September 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018

    Tuesdays, 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    For children who love to move, this storytime is 30 minutes of songs, rhymes and wiggles. For 2 to 4 year olds and their enthusiastic adult.
  • September 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018

    Wednesdays, 10:30 AM
    For children who love to move, this storytime is 30 minutes of songs, rhymes and wiggles. For 2 to 4 year olds and their enthusiastic adult.
  • September 10, 2018 to November 26, 2018

    Mondays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    For children who love to move, this storytime is 30 minutes of songs, rhymes and wiggles. For 2 to 4 year olds and their enthusiastic adult.
 
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  • Let's Go to the Movies

    September 10, 2018 to October 1, 2018

    Mondays, 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    More than just a great place to get books, the library is also a fun place to enjoy a film - for free! See you at the show.
  • September 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018

    Saturdays, 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    More than just a great place to get books, the library is also a fun place to enjoy a film - for free! See you at the show.
  • October 15, 2018 to November 30, 2018

    Mondays, 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    More than just a great place to get books, the library is also a fun place to enjoy a film - for free! See you at the show.
 
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  • Musical Babies

    September 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018

    Wednesdays, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    An hour-long program that incorporates musical learning with songs, rhymes, and more! Offered in partnership with EarlyON Centre. Space is limited. For ages 0-12 months.
  • September 6, 2018 to November 29, 2018

    Thursdays, 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
    An hour-long program that incorporates musical learning with songs, rhymes, and more! Offered in partnership with EarlyON Centre. Space is limited. For ages 0-12 months.
 
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  • Reading Buddies for Kids!

    September 24, 2018 to October 1, 2018

    Mondays, 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
    Mondays, 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
    Have fun reading! Practice reading, play games and make friends. For ages 7 - 11. Contact your local branch for deadlines.
  • October 15, 2018 to November 26, 2018

    Mondays, 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
    Mondays, 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
    Have fun reading! Practice reading, play games and make friends. For ages 7 - 11. Contact your local branch for deadlines.
  • September 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018
    Have fun reading! Practice reading, play games and make friends. For ages 7 - 11. Contact your local branch for deadlines.
  • September 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018
    Have fun reading! Practice reading, play games and make friends. For ages 7 - 11. Contact your local branch for deadlines.
  • October 10, 2018 to November 28, 2018

    Wednesdays, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Have fun reading! Practice reading, play games and make friends. For ages 7 - 11. Contact your local branch for deadlines.
  • October 3, 2018 to December 12, 2018

    Wednesdays, 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Have fun reading! Practice reading, play games and make friends. For ages 7 - 11. Contact your local branch for deadlines.
 
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  • Reading Buddies Volunteers

    September 26, 2018 to November 28, 2018

    Wednesdays, 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
    Wednesdays, 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
    Make reading a blast for kids! Practice reading, play games, and have fun. Contact the service desk for an application package, and application deadlines.
  • September 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018
    Make reading a blast for kids! Practice reading, play games, and have fun. Contact the service desk for an application package, and application deadlines.
  • September 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018
    Make reading a blast for kids! Practice reading, play games, and have fun. Contact the service desk for an application package, and application deadlines.
  • October 10, 2018 to November 28, 2018

    Wednesdays, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Make reading a blast for kids! Practice reading, play games, and have fun. Contact the service desk for an application package, and application deadlines.
 
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  • STEAM Club

    September 11, 2018 to November 27, 2018

    Tuesdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Join us each week as we explore the world of STEAM – science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. Ages 7 +.
  • October 4, 2018 to November 29, 2018

    Thursdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Join us each week as we explore the world of STEAM – science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. Ages 7 +.
 
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  • STEAM Coaches

    September 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018
    Calling all committed makers and techies! Earn volunteer hours by assisting staff and customers in our creation spaces. Build your resume while perfecting your teaching and tech skills! Ages 14 +. Contact your branch for further details. Application forms are available at the service desk or online.
  • September 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018
    Calling all committed makers and techies! Earn volunteer hours by assisting staff and customers in our creation spaces. Build your resume while perfecting your teaching and tech skills! Ages 14 +. Contact your branch for further details. Application forms are available at the service desk or online.
  • September 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018
    Calling all committed makers and techies! Earn volunteer hours by assisting staff and customers in our creation spaces. Build your resume while perfecting your teaching and tech skills! Ages 14 +. Contact your branch for further details. Application forms are available at the service desk or online.
  • September 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018
    Calling all committed makers and techies! Earn volunteer hours by assisting staff and customers in our creation spaces. Build your resume while perfecting your teaching and tech skills! Ages 14 +. Contact your branch for further details. Application forms are available at the service desk or online.
 
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  • Toddling to Read

    September 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018

    Thursdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    This program features stories, songs, action rhymes and early literacy activities that you can continue to enjoy at home! Toddlers will enjoy lots of stimulation and activity. For ages 18 months-3 years with a parent or caregiver.
  • September 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018

    Mondays, 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    This program features stories, songs, action rhymes and early literacy activities that you can continue to enjoy at home! Toddlers will enjoy lots of stimulation and activity. For ages 18 months-3 years with a parent or caregiver.
  • September 4, 2018 to November 27, 2018

    Tuesdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    This program features stories, songs, action rhymes and early literacy activities that you can continue to enjoy at home! Toddlers will enjoy lots of stimulation and activity. For ages 18 months-3 years with a parent or caregiver.
  • September 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018

    Wednesdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    This program features stories, songs, action rhymes and early literacy activities that you can continue to enjoy at home! Toddlers will enjoy lots of stimulation and activity. For ages 18 months-3 years with a parent or caregiver.
  • September 5, 2018 to November 28, 2018

    Wednesdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    This program features stories, songs, action rhymes and early literacy activities that you can continue to enjoy at home! Toddlers will enjoy lots of stimulation and activity. For ages 18 months-3 years with a parent or caregiver.
  • September 7, 2018 to November 30, 2018

    Fridays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    This program features stories, songs, action rhymes and early literacy activities that you can continue to enjoy at home! Toddlers will enjoy lots of stimulation and activity. For ages 18 months-3 years with a parent or caregiver.
 
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Programs Coming Up

2018
Oct
25
Thu
  • BYOB (Bring Your Own Baby) Book Club

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Discuss books with other parents and caregivers while your baby eats, sleeps or plays. The library will provide a copy of the chosen title.
  • Tech Training: Email

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    For adults who are already familiar with email, we’ll focus on going beyond the basics. Topics include; creating folders, attaching documents, printing emails, and more. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Be an Earth Ranger!

    4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Do you have a passion for animals and the environment? Become an Earth Ranger and help us complete missions as we learn about biodiversity and sustainability to protect the world we live in. Ages 7-12. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Podcast Collective

    6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
    Join the conversation as we learn about what goes into creating and maintaining your own podcast. Everything from technology to set-up, outlines, and episode scripts will be covered. Ages 13+. Please pre-register at the Service Desk or on Eventbrite.
  • Hindi Book Club

    6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    Join the discussion group for adults who like to share their thoughts on Hindi books they have read. The library will provide a copy of the books.
  • Kids' Book Club

    6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Get the book, read the book, and then come and tell us what you thought of it while enjoying activities and games based on the story! For ages 8-12.
  • Kids' French Book Club

    6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Read something new in French every month and then come tell us what you thought of it while enjoying activities and games! 60 mins. For ages 9-14.
  • Halloween Spooktacular

    6:45 PM to 7:45 PM
    Hauntingly spooktacular stories and activities await you at our annual Halloween party!
 
2018
Oct
26
Fri
  • Halloween Spooktacular

    11:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Hauntingly spooktacular stories and activities await you at our annual Halloween party!
  • A Haunting We Will Go!

    6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Check out the thrills and chills, spooks and scares at our Haunted Library…..if you dare! Don't forget to wear your costume!
 
2018
Oct
27
Sat
  • Sensory Storytime for Children with Special Needs

    10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    A sensory storytime designed for children with special needs. For ages 4-8 and their families.
  • Bilingual Family Storytime

    11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    The perfect intro to French! Awesome stories and songs for everyone.
  • French Family Movie

    2:00 PM
    Best way to learn French? Movies! Come enjoy a movie in French with English subtitles so no one is left behind!
  • Halloween Spooktacular

    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Hauntingly spooktacular stories and activities await you at our annual Halloween party!
 
2018
Oct
28
Sun
  • ESL Café

    1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    Newcomers and ESL learners are welcome to practice their English language skills in an informal environment with adult volunteers. Program held in partnership with the Library Settlement Program (LSP) in York Region and Catholic Community Services of York Region (CCSYR). Contact the Service Desk to register and for more information.
  • Halloween Spooktacular

    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Hauntingly spooktacular stories and activities await you at our annual Halloween party!
  • Writers' Series

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Aspiring writers and book lovers are welcome to join and hear the wonderful stories behind our authors' latest works.
 
2018
Oct
29
Mon
  • Halloween Spooktacular

    6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Hauntingly spooktacular stories and activities await you at our annual Halloween party!
  • Book Club

    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Mingle with like-minded adults and have great conversations about a book chosen monthly. The Library will provide a copy of the chosen title.
  • Teen Book Club

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Come by and pick up a copy of one of our hot reads and then come back a month later to meet up and chat about the book.
 
2018
Oct
30
Tue
  • Halloween Spooktacular

    11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Hauntingly spooktacular stories and activities await you at our annual Halloween party!
  • Club Franco for Homeschoolers

    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    It's French club for homeschoolers! Join us for arts and science bilingual activities led by French-speaking staff. For ages 6-12. Venez nous joindre pour une heure d’activités en français organisée par un de nos bibliothécaire francophones. Pour 6-12 ans.
  • Halloween Spooktacular

    6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Hauntingly spooktacular stories and activities await you at our annual Halloween party!
  • Scholars' Hub with YorkU

    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    York University is bringing Vaughan a taste of the university experience. Each month, YorkU faculty will bring their amazing research and provide the opportunity for you to learn something new. Registration and more details on York University's website.
 
 

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