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We’ve gone virtual!

Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, our in-library programs have been cancelled. Currently we are offering a selection of virtual programs that you can enjoy from home on various digital platforms.


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2021
December
9
Thursday
  • Virtual ESL Book Club

    6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    Good news for ESL learners! We offer fun and lively book discussions to build your confidence in speaking English. In partnership with CCSYR through Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP) in York Region. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. For registration and information, please contact LSP@ccsyr.org or call/text 647-212-6162.
 
  • Design Projects: Gift Tags with Carvey

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Add some extra beauty to your gifts this year with custom holiday gift tags made using our 3D carving machine. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Virtual Kids' French Book Club

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Do you enjoy reading in French? Join us on Zoom for a fun discussion and activities. Each month, there’s a new theme and you can read any book you want, according to the theme. For grades 3-6. Register on Eventbrite.

    Rencontrez-nous sur Zoom à chaque mois pour une discussion et pour des activités amusantes. Choisis le livre que tu veux correspondant au thème du mois! Pour les enfants de la 3e année à la 6e année. Inscris-toi sur Eventbrite.

  • Little Explorers Storytime on Zoom

    December 2, 2021 to December 16, 2021
    Thursdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    This multi-week program features stories, songs, action rhymes and early literacy activities that are fun for the whole family. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 

Ongoing Programs

 

  • Baby Adventures Storytime on Zoom

    December 7, 2021 to December 14, 2021
    Tuesdays, 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Join us online for live songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun in this multi-week program. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • January 4, 2022 to January 25, 2022
    Tuesdays, 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Join us online for live songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun in this multi-week program. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • February 1, 2022 to February 22, 2022
    Tuesdays, 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Join us online for live songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun in this multi-week program. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
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  • Coding Buddies

    December 6, 2021 to December 13, 2021
    Mondays, 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
    Want to learn to code? Already a pro? Team up with volunteer programmers and tackle some coding challenges using Scratch! For grades 2-5. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • January 31, 2022 to February 28, 2022
    Mondays, 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
    Want to learn to code? Already a pro? Team up with volunteer programmers and tackle some coding challenges using Scratch! For grades 2-5. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
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  • Virtual French Meetup for Adults

    December 1, 2021 to December 15, 2021
    Wednesdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Practice your French in good company! Through this six-week program, you will learn useful and exciting French as well as practice with other learners. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.

    Venez pratiquer votre français en bonne compagnie! À travers ce programme de six semaines, vous apprendrez du français intéressant en plus de pratiquer avec les autres participants. Le programme est en direct sur Zoom. Inscrivez-vous sur Eventbrite.

  • February 2, 2022 to February 23, 2022
    Wednesdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Practice your French in good company! Through this six-week program, you will learn useful and exciting French as well as practice with other learners. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.

    Venez pratiquer votre français en bonne compagnie! À travers ce programme de six semaines, vous apprendrez du français intéressant en plus de pratiquer avec les autres participants. Le programme est en direct sur Zoom. Inscrivez-vous sur Eventbrite.

 
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  • Virtual Fun With French

    December 1, 2021 to December 15, 2021
    Wednesdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Practice French with stories and fun activities! Participants will complete virtual activities, play games, and practice reading skills with student volunteers. For grades 2 to 6. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.

    Pratique ton français avec des histoires et des activités amusantes ! Complète des activités et des jeux virtuels et lis avec des bénévoles de la communauté. Pour les enfants de la 2e année à la 6e année. En direct sur Zoom. Inscris-toi sur Eventbrite.

  • January 19, 2022 to February 23, 2022
    Wednesdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Practice French with stories and fun activities! Participants will complete virtual activities, play games, and practice reading skills with student volunteers. For grades 2 to 6. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.

    Pratique ton français avec des histoires et des activités amusantes ! Complète des activités et des jeux virtuels et lis avec des bénévoles de la communauté. Pour les enfants de la 2e année à la 6e année. En direct sur Zoom. Inscris-toi sur Eventbrite.

 
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  • VPL Food Drive

    December 1, 2021 to December 15, 2021
    Book it to our food drive and get in the holiday mood by giving what you CAN. From December 1 to 15, Vaughan Public Libraries is accepting donations of non-perishable food items at all locations for our 15th 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

2021
Dec
11
Sat
  • French Family Fun

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Join us for an afternoon of games, hands-on activities, friendly competition and puppets, in French! Fun for the whole family! Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.

    Rejoignez-nous pour des jeux, des activités amusantes, des marionnettes sympathiques et de la compétition entre amis! Toute la famille est invitée. En direct sur Zoom. Inscription sur Eventbrite.

 
2021
Dec
13
Mon
  • Film Talks

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Join us for a monthly virtual program where we’ll watch films, chat with viewers and host some special guests! Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Virtual Chess Club

    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Are you new to chess or a chess master? Test your strategies or learn some new skills with our volunteers. All ages are welcome. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2021
Dec
14
Tue
  • 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.
  • Children's COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Join the discussion with experts from COVID-19 Resources Canada about the authorized vaccines for children. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Virtual Hooked on Books

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Do you love books? Join us for book-related activities, challenges, discussions and games on Zoom. Tell us about your favourites! Register on Eventbrite.
 
2021
Dec
15
Wed
  • Virtual Kids' Book Club

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    It’s reader's choice this month! Bring in a favourite book to discuss with your fellow readers! For grades 3-7. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2021
Dec
16
Thu
  • Brain Fitness Hour

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Enjoy some laughter doing exercises which will boost your brain activity and contribute to your happy mood! This session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Virtual Kids' Book Chat

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Want to talk about great books you've been reading? Join the kids' book chat and discuss a popular title each month. For grades 3-7. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • What Are You Reading?

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Like to talk about books? We'd love to hear about something you've enjoyed or are enjoying now. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
 
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