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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 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 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
Sep
22
Sat
  • Vellore Village Library Grand Opening Celebration

    9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    A great day filled with live entertainment by singing duo Sonshine and Broccoli, magic by X.Ray, storytimes, STEAM activities, free refreshments and a visit from Scaredy Squirrel. Plus so much more!

      9:30 am – 10:30 am                                        Official Ceremony & Ribbon Cutting,                                                                          

                                                                              Followed by Opening of Library  

     

    11:00 am – 12:30 pm                                        Magic by X.Ray              

     

      1:00 pm –  1:30 pm                                         Family Storytime

     

      2:00 pm  – 3:00 pm                                         Performance by Sonshine & Broccoli Music Duo

     

      3:00 pm –  4:00 pm                                         Scaredy Squirrel Meet & Greet

  • 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.
  • Family Movie

    2:00 PM
    Enjoy a movie with your family while you share time together. It's fun for kids and parents! Watch our family-oriented feature films on the big screen.
  • Spa Science

    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    What makes a bath bomb fizz? How does lip balm moisturize? Discover the science behind some popular spa products, then have fun making your own! For ages 9-14. Cost is $5. Pre-register at the Service Desk or on Eventbrite.
 
2018
Sep
23
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.
  • ESL Café Volunteers

    1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    Volunteer to help newcomers to Canada practice their English language skills in an informal environment. Please contact the library for more details.
  • Family Movie

    1:30 PM
    Enjoy a movie with your family while you share time together. It's fun for kids and parents! Watch our family-oriented feature films on the big screen.
  • Got Game?

    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    It's the weekend! Gather with us for a little grown up playtime with games, snacks, and mocktails at the library. Beginner or pro, all are welcome.
 
2018
Sep
24
Mon
  • Touch a Truck

    10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    See, touch and explore big trucks at the library. Meet the people who protect, serve and build our community.
  • Comic Book Day

    11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    It's a bird, a plane, it's... A PA DAY! Join us for all things comic books - comic writing, art, games, superheroes and more.
  • Comic Book Day

    11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    It's a bird, a plane, it's... A PA DAY! Join us for all things comic books - comic writing, art, games, superheroes and more.
  • Comic Book Day

    11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    It's a bird, a plane, it's... A PA DAY! Join us for all things comic books - comic writing, art, games, superheroes and more.
  • Explore Outer Space

    11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Explore the vast depths of outer space! Get to know our galactic neighbourhood, and learn about what it's really like to be an astronaut.
  • Explore Outer Space

    11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Explore the vast depths of outer space! Get to know our galactic neighbourhood, and learn about what it's really like to be an astronaut.
  • Robot Day

    11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    All ROBOTS All Day– robot story time, robot costume making, robot coding, robot building. ROBOTS ROBOTS ROBOTS. For all ages.
  • Comic Book Day

    1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    It's a bird, a plane, it's... A PA DAY! Join us for all things comic books - comic writing, art, games, superheroes and more.
  • 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.
  • 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
Sep
25
Tue
  • 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.
 
2018
Sep
26
Wed
  • 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.
 
2018
Sep
27
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.
  • 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.
 
 

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