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2019
December
15
Sunday
  • 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.
 
  • Visit the Therapy Dogs

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Too stressed to study? Take a break and visit the therapy dogs, in partnership with St. John Ambulance.
  • World Cinema

    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Calling all film fans! Experience critically acclaimed movies from around the world, with English subtitles.
 

Ongoing Programs

 

 
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  • Study Hall

    November 25, 2019 to December 19, 2019
    Need a place to study for exams? VPL's study hall is open late for university students who want to study alone or in small groups. Hours: 9 p.m. to midnight on Mon. - Thurs., 6 to 9 p.m. on Fri., and 5 to 9 p.m. on Sat. and Sun.
  • November 25, 2019 to December 19, 2019
    Need a place to study for exams? VPL's study hall is open late for university students who want to study alone or in small groups. Hours: 9 p.m. to midnight on Mon. - Thurs., 6 to 9 p.m. on Fri., and 5 to 9 p.m. on Sat. and Sun.
  • November 25, 2019 to December 19, 2019
    Need a place to study for exams? VPL's study hall is open late for university students who want to study alone or in small groups. Hours: 9 p.m. to midnight on Mon. - Thurs., 6 to 9 p.m. on Fri., and 5 to 9 p.m. on Sat. and Sun.
 
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  • Tech Training: Tech 1-On-1

    December 7, 2019 to December 21, 2019
    Saturdays, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Get hands-on assistance from volunteers to build skills with computers, tablets and more.
  • January 11, 2020 to February 29, 2020
    Saturdays, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Get hands-on assistance from volunteers to build skills with computers, tablets and more.
  • December 1, 2019 to February 29, 2020
    Get hands-on assistance from volunteers to build skills with computers, tablets and more.
  • December 1, 2019 to February 29, 2020
    Get hands-on assistance from volunteers to build skills with computers, tablets and more.
 
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Programs Coming Up

2019
Dec
16
Mon
  • Let's Go to the Movies

    1:30 PM to 3:30 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.
  • 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.
  • Books for the Gift Giving Season

    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Learn about the newest and hottest books for this upcoming holiday season.
 
2019
Dec
17
Tue
  • Chinese Social Hour

    10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Chat in Chinese about books, current events and life in Canada. Call or visit the Service Desk for more details.
  • Writers' Room

    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Work with other aspiring writers to explore elements of writing like plot, character, and prose style. Perfect for discussion and feedback.
 
2019
Dec
18
Wed
  • French Meetup

    6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Practice your French in good company with a new theme every month!
 
2019
Dec
19
Thu
  • Make the Most of Your Smartphone: Photography

    2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    Learn how to take better photos with your smartphone in this workshop.
  • Social Hour

    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Adults are invited to this free program featuring activities, guest speakers and informational workshops.
  • Sing Your Heart Out

    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Oh the weather outside is frightful…
 
2019
Dec
21
Sat
  • Let's Go to the Movies

    1:30 PM to 3:30 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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