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  • Baby Social

    June 7, 2019 to June 28, 2019

    Fridays, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Drop in and meet other parents and babies in your community! We will feature a new topic every week along with activities, singing, free play, and occasional guest speakers. For ages 0-12 months with a parent or caregiver.
 
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  • Born to Read

    June 1, 2019 to August 19, 2019

    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.
  • June 4, 2019 to August 13, 2019

    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.
  • June 4, 2019 to August 14, 2019

    Wednesdays, 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.
  • June 6, 2019 to August 15, 2019

    Thursdays, 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.
  • June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019

    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.
  • June 1, 2019 to August 19, 2019

    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.
  • June 5, 2019 to August 14, 2019

    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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  • Family Storytime

    June 7, 2019 to August 16, 2019

    Fridays, 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • June 4, 2019 to August 13, 2019

    Tuesdays, 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • June 6, 2019 to August 15, 2019

    Thursdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019

    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!
  • June 1, 2019 to August 13, 2019

    Tuesdays, 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • June 4, 2019 to August 13, 2019

    Tuesdays, 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019

    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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  • Hop, Sing, Read!

    June 5, 2019 to August 14, 2019

    Wednesdays, 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.
  • June 5, 2019 to August 14, 2019

    Wednesdays, 10:15 AM to 10:45 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.
  • June 3, 2019 to August 12, 2019

    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

    June 1, 2019 to June 8, 2019

    Saturdays, 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.
  • June 15, 2019 to June 29, 2019

    Saturdays, 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.
  • June 10, 2019 to June 24, 2019

    Mondays, 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.
  • July 8, 2019 to July 29, 2019

    Mondays, 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.
  • July 13, 2019 to August 3, 2019

    Saturdays, 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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  • Musical Babies

    June 1, 2019 to August 14, 2019

    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.
  • June 6, 2019 to August 15, 2019

    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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  • STEAM Storytime

    June 5, 2019 to August 14, 2019

    Wednesdays, 10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
    Preschoolers are naturally curious -- they thrive on exploration and discovery! Join us as we investigate early Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics concepts through songs, stories, and interactive play.
 
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  • STEAM Summer Camp: Maker Madness

    July 22, 2019 to July 26, 2019
    9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    We've got all things MAKER this week at the library! Join us this week as we try out all of our Maker Classics; Snap Circuits, button making, robotics, 3D design and printing, cardboard forts, augmented reality and so much more! Registration starts March 11. $180/week, ages 6-11.
 
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  • STEAM Summer Camp: Maker Madness 2.0

    August 18, 2019 to August 23, 2019
    9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Are you ready for round 2? We've got even more MAKER this week at the library! Join us as we try out all our Maker Classics; KEVA block challenges, build your own marble run, robotics, 3D design and printing, augmented reality and so much more! Registration starts March 11. $180/week, ages 6-11.
 
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  • STEAM Summer Camp: Minecraft Fan Club

    August 6, 2019 to August 9, 2019
    9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Do you love minecraft? We do too! We’ll be exploring a variety of different science topics while you perfect your world building skills. Learn about the minerals used to craft, compare the biomes in the game to the ones we have on our planet, and learn about pixel art, just to name a few! Registration starts March 11. $144/week, ages 6-11.
 
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  • STEAM Summer Camp: Pokémon Training

    July 29, 2019 to August 2, 2019
    9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    If you’ve got to catch ‘em all, then you’ve got to come to this week’s camp. We’ll visit the trading post, battle it out and even get a visit from our very own Pokémon Professor. Play Pokémon go? Bring it with you to see what we can catch at the library! Registration starts March 11. $180/week, ages 6-11.
 
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  • STEAM Summer Camp: Rad Robots

    August 12, 2019 to August 16, 2019
    9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    We’ve got robots big and small! Play with and learn to code our Ozobots, build and program cool Lego Mindstorm robots, check out our Star Wars BB-8 and mess around with Botley, the coding robot. Registration starts March 11. $180/week, ages 6-11.
 
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  • STEAM Summer Camp: Spy School

    July 2, 2019 to July 5, 2019
    9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    See if you’ve got what it takes to be a spy. If you want to learn how to decode messages, solve cyphers and learn the art of disguise then Spy School is for you. Put your skills to the ultimate test with our lock box challenge too. $144/week, ages 6-11.
 
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  • STEAM Summer Camp: Unreal Virtual Reality

    July 15, 2019 to July 19, 2019
    9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    We'll be exploring virtual and augmented reality with a ton of activities and technology to explore. Learn how to design your own 3D objects and make them a reality with Foldify. Go on a virtual scavenger hunt, make your drawings come alive in 3D with Quiver, and so much more! Registration starts March 11. $180/week, ages 6-11.
 
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  • Tech 1-On-1

    June 1, 2019 to June 30, 2019

    Saturdays, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Want to improve your skills with computers, tablets and more? Get hands-on practice with volunteers on the topic of your choice. Feel free to bring your own device.
  • June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019
    Want to improve your skills with computers, tablets and more? Get hands-on practice with volunteers on the topic of your choice. Feel free to bring your own device.
  • June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019
    Want to improve your skills with computers, tablets and more? Get hands-on practice with volunteers on the topic of your choice. Feel free to bring your own device.
  • June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019
    Want to improve your skills with computers, tablets and more? Get hands-on practice with volunteers on the topic of your choice. Feel free to bring your own device.
 
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  • Tech Coaches

    June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019
    Earn volunteer hours by sharing your tech skills with the community. Assist in a variety of programs for all ages, everything from computer basics to coding and STEAM. Application forms are available at the service desk or online.
  • June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019
    Earn volunteer hours by sharing your tech skills with the community. Assist in a variety of programs for all ages, everything from computer basics to coding and STEAM. Application forms are available at the service desk or online.
  • June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019
    Earn volunteer hours by sharing your tech skills with the community. Assist in a variety of programs for all ages, everything from computer basics to coding and STEAM. Application forms are available at the service desk or online.
  • June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019
    Earn volunteer hours by sharing your tech skills with the community. Assist in a variety of programs for all ages, everything from computer basics to coding and STEAM. Application forms are available at the service desk or online.
 
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  • Teen Summer Challenge

    June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019
    Calling all Vaughan Teens! We challenge you to explore your world by completing weekly challenges that can be done anywhere all summer long!
  • June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019
    Calling all Vaughan Teens! We challenge you to explore your world by completing weekly challenges that can be done anywhere all summer long!
  • June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019
    Calling all Vaughan Teens! We challenge you to explore your world by completing weekly challenges that can be done anywhere all summer long!
  • June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019
    Calling all Vaughan Teens! We challenge you to explore your world by completing weekly challenges that can be done anywhere all summer long!
  • June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019
    Calling all Vaughan Teens! We challenge you to explore your world by completing weekly challenges that can be done anywhere all summer long!
  • June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019
    Calling all Vaughan Teens! We challenge you to explore your world by completing weekly challenges that can be done anywhere all summer long!
  • June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019
    Calling all Vaughan Teens! We challenge you to explore your world by completing weekly challenges that can be done anywhere all summer long!
  • June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019
    Calling all Vaughan Teens! We challenge you to explore your world by completing weekly challenges that can be done anywhere all summer long!
  • June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019
    Calling all Vaughan Teens! We challenge you to explore your world by completing weekly challenges that can be done anywhere all summer long!
  • June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019
    Calling all Vaughan Teens! We challenge you to explore your world by completing weekly challenges that can be done anywhere all summer long!
 
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  • Toddling to Read

    June 6, 2019 to August 19, 2019

    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.
  • June 6, 2019 to August 15, 2019

    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.
  • June 3, 2019 to August 12, 2019

    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.
  • June 4, 2019 to August 13, 2019

    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.
  • June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019

    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.
  • June 1, 2019 to August 14, 2019

    Wednesdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    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

2019
Jun
20
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  • Memory Café

    1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    Individuals living with memory loss and their caregivers can socialize and learn about memory related issues. In partnership with the Alzheimer Society of York Region.
  • Social Hour

    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Spend an hour with us at the library. Older adults are invited to this free program featuring activities, guest speakers and informational workshops.
  • Tech Training: Make the Most of Your Smartphone

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Save time and do it online. Check things off your to-do list without leaving your couch. Learn how smartphone apps can make life and daily tasks so much easier.
  • Create with Carvey

    6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    Learn how to use software to create something that can later be engraved, etched, inscribed or carved into wood or plastic. Create something new each session. Carvey certification is included with participation.
  • Hot Topics: Dog Owner's Liability

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Presented by the York Region Paralegal Network, find out what your legal responsibilities are as a dog owner.
 
2019
Jun
22
Sat
  • Get Your Summer Read On Day

    VPL's 2019 TD Summer Reading Club starts Saturday, June 22. Register to get your TD SRC notebook and begin tracking your summer reading!
  • Get Your Summer Read On Day

    VPL's 2019 TD Summer Reading Club starts Saturday, June 22. Register to get your TD SRC notebook and begin tracking your summer reading!
  • Get Your Summer Read On Day

    VPL's 2019 TD Summer Reading Club starts Saturday, June 22. Register to get your TD SRC notebook and begin tracking your summer reading!
  • Get Your Summer Read On Day

    VPL's 2019 TD Summer Reading Club starts Saturday, June 22. Register to get your TD SRC notebook and begin tracking your summer reading!
  • Get Your Summer Read On Day

    VPL's 2019 TD Summer Reading Club starts Saturday, June 22. Register to get your TD SRC notebook and begin tracking your summer reading!
  • Get Your Summer Read On Day

    VPL's 2019 TD Summer Reading Club starts Saturday, June 22. Register to get your TD SRC notebook and begin tracking your summer reading!
  • Get Your Summer Read On Day

    VPL's 2019 TD Summer Reading Club starts Saturday, June 22. Register to get your TD SRC notebook and begin tracking your summer reading!
  • Get Your Summer Read On Day

    VPL's 2019 TD Summer Reading Club starts Saturday, June 22. Register to get your TD SRC notebook and begin tracking your summer reading!
  • Get Your Summer Read On Day

    VPL's 2019 TD Summer Reading Club starts Saturday, June 22. Register to get your TD SRC notebook and begin tracking your summer reading!
  • Get Your Summer Read On Day

    VPL's 2019 TD Summer Reading Club starts Saturday, June 22. Register to get your TD SRC notebook and begin tracking your summer reading!
  • Bilingual Family Storytime

    11:00 AM
    The perfect intro to French! Awesome stories and songs for everyone.
  • French Family Movie

    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Best way to learn French? Movies! Come enjoy a movie in French with English subtitles so no one is left behind!
 
2019
Jun
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.
  • 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.
 
2019
Jun
24
Mon
  • Record a Demo

    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Want to record but aren’t sure how? Work with a technician for personalized studio set-up, software navigation and recording. Come ready to perform your song, podcast or anything you’d like.
  • DnD Adventures at the Library

    6:30 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 ages 12 - 16
  • 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.
 
2019
Jun
25
Tue
  • STEAM Club for Homeschoolers

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    It's STEAM Club for homeschoolers! Join us for hands-on workshops exploring science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. Ages 6 to 12. Please contact Tommy at tommy.sunthorn@vaughan.ca for more information.
  • Book Club

    7:00 PM to 8:00 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.
 
2019
Jun
26
Wed
  • Strolling Along

    11:15 AM to 12:15 PM
    Walk and talk with us as we explore the beautiful William Ganger Greenway trails. Bring your stroller, the kids, and the conversation!
  • French Meetup

    6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Practice your French in good company with a new theme every month!
  • 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.
 
 

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