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We’ve gone virtual!

Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, our in-library programs have been cancelled for the remainder of 2020. Currently we are offering a selection of virtual programs that you can enjoy from home on various digital platforms.


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2020
October
6
Tuesday
  • 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. For further information, contact us through Email Librarian or our Live Chat services.
 
  • Virtual Toddling to Read

    Online Programs  
    September 1, 2020 to November 30, 2020
    Tuesdays
    This program features songs, action rhymes and early literacy activities that you can enjoy at home! New videos are released each week. For ages 18 months to 3 years and a parent or caregiver.
 

Ongoing Programs

 

  • Toastmasters for Teens Online

    Online Programs  
    October 19, 2020 to December 7, 2020
    Mondays, 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Have you ever felt nervous about public speaking? Join Toastmasters for Teens and conquer those fears! Develop communication and leadership skills with the guidance of a facilitator. Live on Zoom.
 
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  • Virtual Born to Read

    Online Programs  
    September 1, 2020 to November 30, 2020
    Thursdays
    Join us for interactive videos with songs, rhymes and early literacy activities that you can enjoy at home! For ages 0-18 months with a parent or caregiver.
 
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  • Virtual Family Storytime

    Online Programs  
    September 1, 2020 to November 30, 2020
    Saturdays
    Spend time together enjoying great, songs and rhymes with our interactive videos. Fun for the whole family!
 
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  • Virtual Family Storytime on Instagram

    Online Programs  
    September 1, 2020 to November 30, 2020
    Wednesdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM Mondays, 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
    Enjoy great stories, songs and rhymes, all from the comfort of your own home. Fun for the whole family!
 
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  • Virtual Fun With French

    Online Programs  
    September 23, 2020 to October 28, 2020
    Wednesdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Practice French with stories and fun activities! Participants will complete different virtual activities and games together, and will practice their French reading skills with student volunteers from the community. For ages 7 to 12. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.

    Pratique ton français avec des histoires et des activités amusantes ! Les enfants vont compléter des activités et des jeux virtuels ensemble et ils vont lire avec des bénévoles de la communauté. Pour les enfants âgés de 7 à 12 ans. En direct sur Zoom. Inscrivez-vous sur Eventbrite.

 
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  • Virtual Mandarin Storytime 中文故事会

    Online Programs  
    September 7, 2020 to November 30, 2020
    Mondays
    欢迎小朋友们和家人每周一收看中英双语故事会!Join us on Instagram and Youtube for fun songs and joyful rhymes in Mandarin and English! Suitable for the whole family. Storytime videos are in Mandarin and English, no previous knowledge of Mandarin required.
 
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Programs Coming Up

2020
Oct
7
Wed
  • Virtual Tech Training

    Online Programs  
    10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    This introductory workshop will help participants get familiar with different programs such as Excel, Word and Zoom. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2020
Oct
8
Thu
  • Service Canada Programs and Services

    Online Programs  
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Join us for an overview of EI, CERB, Youth and Newcomer information. We will talk about changes to EI benefits, the end of CERB and the new eServices virtual portal, one time payments of OAS/CPP and general programs and services related to employment. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Virtual Adult Book Club

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Join us for a live discussion about our favourite books. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2020
Oct
10
Sat
  • Virtual French Storytime

    Online Programs  
    Stories, songs, rhymes and activities in French!

    Des histoires, des chansons, des comptines et des activités en français!

    There's a new video each month.

 
2020
Oct
15
Thu
  • A Like Vision: The Group of Seven at 100

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Celebrate 100 Years of the Group of Seven with a an online tour of the McMichael Canadian Art Collection’s Group of Seven collection. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2020
Oct
19
Mon
  • Virtual Pokemon League

    Online Programs  
    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Whether you are a casual or super fan, Virtual Pokemon League is where Pokemon fans will be able to chat and play together. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
 

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