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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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2022
November
30
Wednesday
  • STEAM Club

    6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Drop in and have fun exploring new STEAM topics with guided, hands-on activities about science, technology, engineering, art and math. For grades 3-8.
 
  • Autumn Muffins / Muffins pour l’automne

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    What's in season during the fall? Join us as we use seasonal fruit & make fall muffins, while enjoying an activity, too! For grades 4+. $5 per person. Register on Eventbrite.

    Quoi faire en automne? Des muffins! Viens créer avec nous des muffins aux saveurs de l’automne tout en pratiquant ton français. 4e année et plus. 5$ par participant. Inscription sur Eventbrite.

  • Passport to Vaughan: Scotland & Single Malt Scotch

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    This program will highlight Scottish culture & heritage, focusing on Scotch whisky, with connections to Scots in Vaughan & Ontario. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Fun With French / Plaisir de lire

    October 12, 2022 to December 7, 2022
    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.

  • Discover LinkedIn Learning, Brainfuse & Zoom

    November 1, 2022 to December 21, 2022
    Wednesdays, 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    Join us for a 15 minute one-on-one introduction to one of three great digital resources: Zoom, Brainfuse, and LinkedIn Learning. Visit the Information Desk for more information.
  • Tech Tutor 1-on-1

    November 1, 2022 to December 21, 2022
    Wednesdays, 6:00 PM to 8:00 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.
  • Baby Adventures Storytime

    November 2, 2022 to December 21, 2022
    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.
  • Baby Adventures Storytime

    November 2, 2022 to December 21, 2022
    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.
  • Baby Adventures Storytime

    November 2, 2022 to December 21, 2022
    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.
  • Little Explorers Storytime

    November 2, 2022 to December 21, 2022
    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.
  • Little Explorers Storytime

    November 2, 2022 to December 21, 2022
    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.
  • Reading Buddies

    November 2, 2022 to December 14, 2022
    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.
  • Tech Tutor 1-on-1

    November 2, 2022 to December 21, 2022
    Wednesdays, 6:00 PM to 8:00 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.
 

Ongoing Programs

 

  • Baby Adventures Storytime

    November 7, 2022 to December 19, 2022
    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.
  • November 1, 2022 to December 20, 2022
    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.
  • November 3, 2022 to December 22, 2022
    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.
  • November 3, 2022 to December 22, 2022
    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.
  • November 1, 2022 to December 20, 2022
    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.
  • November 7, 2022 to December 19, 2022
    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.
  • November 3, 2022 to December 22, 2022
    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.
 
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  • Chess Club

    November 1, 2022 to December 20, 2022
    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 Chess in the Library student volunteers. Beginners and pros welcome!
  • November 3, 2022 to December 22, 2022
    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 Chess in the Library student volunteers. Beginners and pros welcome!
  • November 5, 2022 to December 17, 2022
    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 Chess in the Library student volunteers. Beginners and pros welcome!
 
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  • D&D Club

    November 1, 2022 to December 13, 2022
    Tuesdays, 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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  • Fun With French / Plaisir de lire

    November 3, 2022 to December 15, 2022
    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.

 
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  • Italian Storytime

    November 3, 2022 to December 22, 2022
    Thursdays, 6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
    Ciao a tutti! Join us for fun stories, songs and rhymes in Italian that you can enjoy with your whole family.

    Ciao a tutti! Vi invitiamo a partecipare con tutta la famiglia al nostro programma di storie, canzoni e rime divertenti in italiano.

 
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  • Little Explorers Storytime

    November 24, 2022 to December 22, 2022
    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.
  • November 3, 2022 to December 22, 2022
    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.
  • November 6, 2022 to December 18, 2022
    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.
  • November 4, 2022 to December 23, 2022
    Fridays, 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • November 1, 2022 to December 20, 2022
    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.
  • November 3, 2022 to December 22, 2022
    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.
  • November 1, 2022 to December 20, 2022
    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.
  • November 5, 2022 to December 17, 2022
    Saturdays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • November 3, 2022 to December 22, 2022
    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.
  • November 7, 2022 to December 19, 2022
    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.
  • November 1, 2022 to December 20, 2022
    Tuesdays, 7:00 PM to 7:45 PM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
 
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  • Reading Buddies

    September 19, 2022 to December 12, 2022
    Mondays, 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
    Have fun while practicing your reading skills and enjoying literacy activities and games with volunteers. For grades 1-6. Register on Eventbrite.
  • September 13, 2022 to December 20, 2022
    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.
  • October 16, 2022 to December 18, 2022
    Sundays, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Have fun while practicing your reading skills and enjoying literacy activities and games with volunteers. For grades 1-6. Register on Eventbrite.
  • October 15, 2022 to December 17, 2022
    Saturdays, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Have fun while practicing your reading skills and enjoying literacy activities and games with volunteers. For grades 1-6. Register on Eventbrite.
 
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  • Tech Tutor 1-on-1

    November 5, 2022 to December 31, 2022
    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.
  • November 3, 2022 to December 22, 2022
    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.
  • November 7, 2022 to December 19, 2022
    Mondays, 6:00 PM to 8:00 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.
  • November 1, 2022 to December 20, 2022
    Tuesdays, 6:00 PM to 8:00 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.
 
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  • Toastmasters for Teens

    October 20, 2022 to December 8, 2022
    Thursdays, 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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  • VPL Food Drive

    December 1, 2022 to December 16, 2022
    Book it to our food drive and get in the holiday mood by giving what you CAN. From December 1 to 16, Vaughan Public Libraries is accepting donations of non-perishable food items at all locations for our 16th annual food drive. Collected items will be donated to the Vaughan Food Bank, Humanity First and Chasdei Kaduri. Show your support for our community and make a difference.
  • December 1, 2022 to December 16, 2022
    Book it to our food drive and get in the holiday mood by giving what you CAN. From December 1 to 16, Vaughan Public Libraries is accepting donations of non-perishable food items at all locations for our 16th annual food drive. Collected items will be donated to the Vaughan Food Bank, Humanity First and Chasdei Kaduri. Show your support for our community and make a difference.
  • December 1, 2022 to December 16, 2022
    Book it to our food drive and get in the holiday mood by giving what you CAN. From December 1 to 16, Vaughan Public Libraries is accepting donations of non-perishable food items at all locations for our 16th annual food drive. Collected items will be donated to the Vaughan Food Bank, Humanity First and Chasdei Kaduri. Show your support for our community and make a difference.
  • December 1, 2022 to December 16, 2022
    Book it to our food drive and get in the holiday mood by giving what you CAN. From December 1 to 16, Vaughan Public Libraries is accepting donations of non-perishable food items at all locations for our 16th annual food drive. Collected items will be donated to the Vaughan Food Bank, Humanity First and Chasdei Kaduri. Show your support for our community and make a difference.
  • December 1, 2022 to December 16, 2022
    Book it to our food drive and get in the holiday mood by giving what you CAN. From December 1 to 16, Vaughan Public Libraries is accepting donations of non-perishable food items at all locations for our 16th annual food drive. Collected items will be donated to the Vaughan Food Bank, Humanity First and Chasdei Kaduri. Show your support for our community and make a difference.
  • December 1, 2022 to December 16, 2022
    Book it to our food drive and get in the holiday mood by giving what you CAN. From December 1 to 16, Vaughan Public Libraries is accepting donations of non-perishable food items at all locations for our 16th annual food drive. Collected items will be donated to the Vaughan Food Bank, Humanity First and Chasdei Kaduri. Show your support for our community and make a difference.
  • December 1, 2022 to December 16, 2022
    Book it to our food drive and get in the holiday mood by giving what you CAN. From December 1 to 16, Vaughan Public Libraries is accepting donations of non-perishable food items at all locations for our 16th annual food drive. Collected items will be donated to the Vaughan Food Bank, Humanity First and Chasdei Kaduri. Show your support for our community and make a difference.
  • December 1, 2022 to December 16, 2022
    Book it to our food drive and get in the holiday mood by giving what you CAN. From December 1 to 16, Vaughan Public Libraries is accepting donations of non-perishable food items at all locations for our 16th annual food drive. Collected items will be donated to the Vaughan Food Bank, Humanity First and Chasdei Kaduri. Show your support for our community and make a difference.
  • December 1, 2022 to December 16, 2022
    Book it to our food drive and get in the holiday mood by giving what you CAN. From December 1 to 16, Vaughan Public Libraries is accepting donations of non-perishable food items at all locations for our 16th annual food drive. Collected items will be donated to the Vaughan Food Bank, Humanity First and Chasdei Kaduri. Show your support for our community and make a difference.
  • December 1, 2022 to December 16, 2022
    Book it to our food drive and get in the holiday mood by giving what you CAN. From December 1 to 16, Vaughan Public Libraries is accepting donations of non-perishable food items at all locations for our 16th annual food drive. Collected items will be donated to the Vaughan Food Bank, Humanity First and Chasdei Kaduri. Show your support for our community and make a difference.
  • December 1, 2022 to December 16, 2022
    Book it to our food drive and get in the holiday mood by giving what you CAN. From December 1 to 16, Vaughan Public Libraries is accepting donations of non-perishable food items at all locations for our 16th annual food drive. Collected items will be donated to the Vaughan Food Bank, Humanity First and Chasdei Kaduri. Show your support for our community and make a difference.
  • December 1, 2022 to December 16, 2022
    Book it to our food drive and get in the holiday mood by giving what you CAN. From December 1 to 16, Vaughan Public Libraries is accepting donations of non-perishable food items at all locations for our 16th annual food drive. Collected items will be donated to the Vaughan Food Bank, Humanity First and Chasdei Kaduri. Show your support for our community and make a difference.
 
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Programs Coming Up

2022
Dec
1
Thu
  • Tech Training: Internet Searching for Beginners

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Need help finding things on the internet? Not sure how to evaluate what you find? Come learn a few tips and tricks with us! Register on Eventbrite.
  • Teen Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?

    3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Do you love Young Adult fiction? Have you read anything really fantastic lately? Join us to discuss why we love different authors, series, themes or genres! For grades 8-12. Join in person or over Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • STEAM Club

    4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Drop in and have fun exploring new STEAM topics with guided, hands-on activities about science, technology, engineering, art and math. For grades 3-8.
  • Discover LinkedIn Learning, Brainfuse & Zoom

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Join us for a 15 minute one-on-one introduction to one of three great digital resources: Zoom, Brainfuse, and LinkedIn Learning. Visit the Information Desk for more information.
 
2022
Dec
3
Sat
  • D&D Club

    2:00 PM to 4:00 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.
  • Pokémon League

    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Whether you own Pokémon Cards, love Pokémon or just want something fun to do, join us for a huge range of Pokémon activities at the library! All ages are welcome.
 
2022
Dec
4
Sun
  • STEAM Game Day: Cooperate to Win!

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Play, win and learn together with STEAM related board games. Cooperatively code a robot, assemble a structure and set off fireworks. For grades 5+. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2022
Dec
5
Mon
  • Make & Take: Super Shirts

    6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    Use the Cricut machine to design and make iron-on patches to customize your favourite shirt. Registration is $5. For grades 5+. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Credit 101

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Improve your financial literacy by learning how credit works. From credit scores to lines of credit, learn how credit is used in day-to-day life. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Kids' Book Club

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Get the book, read the book, and then come and tell us what you thought of it while enjoying activities and games based on the story! For grades 3-7.
  • Visit the Therapy Dogs

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Too stressed to study? Take a break and visit the therapy dogs, in partnership with St. John Ambulance.
 
2022
Dec
6
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.
  • Virtual ESL Café

    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. In partnership with CCSYR through Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP) in York Region. For registration and information, please contact LSP@ccsyr.org or call/text 647-859-9092.
  • Non-Fiction Book Club

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    We'll explore a variety of popular non-fiction titles, from current affairs to cutting-edge science, as well as true stories. Join us in person or on Zoom! Register on Eventbrite.
  • STEAM Club

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Drop in and have fun exploring new STEAM topics with guided, hands-on activities about science, technology, engineering, art and math. For grades 3-8.
  • Visit the Therapy Dogs

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Too stressed to study? Take a break and visit the therapy dogs, in partnership with St. John Ambulance.
 
 
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