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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
November
3
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.
 
  • STEAM Workshop: Kinetic Cups

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Learn about potential and kinetic energy with us and create a wind-up racer and a wacky flying machine! Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite. Kits are $5.00.
  • 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 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
Nov
4
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.
  • Building a Website: Will Wordpress work for you?

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Would you like to make your own personal or business website but don’t know where to start? Join this online 90 min program to get general knowledge about Wordpress. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Virtual Fun With French

    Online Programs  
    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.

 
2020
Nov
5
Thu
  • General Road Safety

    Online Programs  
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Join us for a discussion on road safety priorities, rules of the road, Ministry programs and driving safely into our senior years.
  • 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
Nov
7
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.

  • 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. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2020
Nov
9
Mon
  • The Podcast Voice: Creative Ideas for Potential Podcasters

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Discover what goes on behind the microphone in creating an online podcast! Learn how to plan, write, and develop your ideas and interests into a fully-fledged podcast. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2020
Nov
10
Tue
  • Virtual STEAM Club

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    STEAM Club is back! But this time we're on Zoom! Come and join us for activities and experiments from the comfort of your own home. No kits required, just curiosity! Register on Eventbrite.
 
 

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