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We’ve gone virtual!

Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, we introduced a selection of virtual programs that you can enjoy from home on various digital platforms.


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Programs Coming Up

2024
Apr
22
Mon
  • Russian Storytime / Рассказы на русском языке

    10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    Join us for fun stories, songs and rhymes in Russian that you can enjoy with your whole family. Fluency in Russian is not required, all are welcome.

    Для вас и ваших детей. Сказки, рассказы, песни на русском языке. Читаем вместе. Учим вместе. Говорим вместе. Свободное знание языка не требуется.

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  • Teen Virtual Reality Club

    2:45 PM to 3:45 PM
    Want to use lightsabers, golf clubs, scuba gear, and more? Experience fun games and programs with our virtual reality headsets. For grades 9-12.
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  • Chess Club

    March 19, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Tuesdays 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    Drop in and test your strategies, learn some new skills, or battle it out with our talented volunteers. Beginners and pros are welcome!
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  • Toastmasters for Teens

    April 9, 2024 to May 28, 2024,
    Tuesdays 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Nervous about public speaking? Join Toastmasters for Teens and conquer those fears! Develop communication and leadership skills with the guidance of a facilitator. For grades 8-12. Register on Eventbrite.
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Ongoing Programs

  • Baby Adventures Storytime

    March 4, 2024 to April 29, 2024,
    Mondays 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    Join us for lively songs, bounces, rhymes, and plenty of baby time fun. This program is designed for babies from birth to crawling.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Mondays 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    Join us for lively songs, bounces, rhymes, and plenty of baby time fun. This program is designed for babies from birth to crawling.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Tuesdays 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    Join us for lively songs, bounces, rhymes, and plenty of baby time fun. This program is designed for babies from birth to crawling.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Wednesdays 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Join us for lively songs, bounces, rhymes, and plenty of baby time fun. This program is designed for babies from birth to crawling.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Thursdays 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Join us for lively songs, bounces, rhymes, and plenty of baby time fun. This program is designed for babies from birth to crawling.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Thursdays 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    Join us for lively songs, bounces, rhymes, and plenty of baby time fun. This program is designed for babies from birth to crawling.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Tuesdays 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    Join us for lively songs, bounces, rhymes, and plenty of baby time fun. This program is designed for babies from birth to crawling.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Wednesdays 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    Join us for lively songs, bounces, rhymes, and plenty of baby time fun. This program is designed for babies from birth to crawling.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Wednesdays 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    Join us for lively songs, bounces, rhymes, and plenty of baby time fun. This program is designed for babies from birth to crawling.
 
  • Budget Lunch Social

    April 11, 2024 to May 2, 2024,
    Thursdays 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    A weekly lunch together - on a budget! Join us for this 4-week series to learn some kitchen skills and meet new cooking friends. In partnership with VCHC. Registration is $15 for all 4 sessions, on Eventbrite.
 
 
  • Chess Club

    March 19, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Tuesdays 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    Drop in and test your strategies, learn some new skills, or battle it out with our talented volunteers. Beginners and pros are welcome!
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Thursdays 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    Drop in and test your strategies, learn some new skills, or battle it out with our talented volunteers. Beginners and pros are welcome!
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Saturdays 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Drop in and test your strategies, learn some new skills, or battle it out with our talented volunteers. Beginners and pros are welcome!
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Sundays 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    Drop in and test your strategies, learn some new skills, or battle it out with our talented volunteers. Beginners and pros are welcome!
 
 
 
  • Cooking Anime

    April 8, 2024 to April 22, 2024,
    Mondays 6:15 PM to 8:00 PM
    Let’s bring some of the foods from your favourite animes to life! Recommended for grades 7-12. Registration is $15 for all 3 weeks on Eventbrite.
 
  • Fun With French / Plaisir de lire

    March 18, 2024 to April 29, 2024,
    Mondays 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Parlez-vous français? Join us for activities and reading practice, led by French-speaking volunteers from our community. For grades 2-6.

    Rejoignez-nous pour des activités et de la lecture, animées par des bénévoles francophones de notre communauté. Pour les enfants de la 2e à la 6e année.

  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Thursdays 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Parlez-vous français? Join us for activities and reading practice, led by French-speaking volunteers from our community. For grades 2-6.

    Rejoignez-nous pour des activités et de la lecture, animées par des bénévoles francophones de notre communauté. Pour les enfants de la 2e à la 6e année.

  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Wednesdays 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Parlez-vous français? Join us for activities and reading practice, led by French-speaking volunteers from our community. For grades 2-6.

    Rejoignez-nous pour des activités et de la lecture, animées par des bénévoles francophones de notre communauté. Pour les enfants de la 2e à la 6e année.

 
 
  • Little Explorers Storytime

    March 4, 2024 to April 29, 2024,
    Mondays 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Thursdays 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Thursdays 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM, Sundays 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Fridays 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Tuesdays 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Thursdays 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Tuesdays 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Wednesdays 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Saturdays 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM, Wednesdays 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Thursdays 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Thursdays 6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
 
 
  • Reading Buddies

    February 21, 2024 to May 1, 2024,
    Wednesdays 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Wednesdays 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Have fun while practicing your reading skills and enjoying literacy activities and games with volunteers. For grades 1-6. Register on Eventbrite.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Tuesdays 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Have fun while practicing your reading skills and enjoying literacy activities and games with volunteers. For grades 1-6. Register on Eventbrite.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Wednesdays 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    Have fun while practicing your reading skills and enjoying literacy activities and games with volunteers. For grades 1-6. Register on Eventbrite.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Thursdays 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
    Have fun while practicing your reading skills and enjoying literacy activities and games with volunteers. For grades 1-6. Register on Eventbrite.
 
 
 
 
  • Tech Tutor 1-on-1

    March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Mondays 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Drop in and get hands-on assistance from volunteers for some basic technology questions such as navigating the internet, using your tablet, or sending emails.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Mondays 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Drop in and get hands-on assistance from volunteers for some basic technology questions such as navigating the internet, using your tablet, or sending emails.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Wednesdays 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Saturdays 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Drop in and get hands-on assistance from volunteers for some basic technology questions such as navigating the internet, using your tablet, or sending emails.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Thursdays 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Drop in and get hands-on assistance from volunteers for some basic technology questions such as navigating the internet, using your tablet, or sending emails.
 
 
  • Zumbini

    April 15, 2024 to April 29, 2024,
    Mondays 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    A unique, fun program incorporating music and movement to encourage parent-child bonding while helping to develop early literacy, motor, and social skills. Offered in partnership with EarlyON. See website for registration details.
 


Programs Coming Up

2024
Apr
23
Tue
  • Health 1-on-1

    Sign up for a personal session with our Health Literacies Specialist to help you find information and resources to make informed health decisions. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
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  • STEAM Club for Homeschoolers

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Hands-on activities that explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math. For grades 3-8. Just drop in!
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  • D&D Club

    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Game on! Join in on the action and adventure as we campaign our way through the world of Dungeons and Dragons. No previous gaming experience required. For grades 6-12. Register on Eventbrite.
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  • Spanish Storytime / Hora de cuentos

    10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    Join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays in Spanish and English that are fun for the whole family.
    Acompáñanos a disfrutar de historias, canciones, y juegos en Español y Inglés que son divertidos para toda la familia.
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2024
Apr
24
Wed
  • Creative Age: Drumming with Zorina

    2:00 PM to 3:15 PM
    Drumming can aid us as we age, creating joy and inclusion. No musical ability or training necessary. Connect and have fun. In person or on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
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  • Great Novels Book Club

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Join us as we read and discuss novels that explore our humanity and touch our souls. Join us in person or on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
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  • Visit the Therapy Dogs

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Take a break and visit with the therapy dogs, in partnership with St. John Ambulance.
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2024
Apr
25
Thu
  • Debate Club

    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Improve your critical thinking and public speaking skills! A variety of debate formats will be used to explore current events and philosophical questions. For grades 6-12. Register on Eventbrite.
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  • Geocaching 101

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Ever wondered about geocaching? Learn the joys of this fun and healthy outdoor activity that can be enjoyed by the whole family. Join in person or on Zoom.
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  • Make & Take: Paper Flowers

    6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    Make some colourful flowers with our Cricut. Just in time for Mother's Day. For kids 9 to 90! Registration is $5.
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