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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
December
7
Wednesday
  • 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.
 
  • Discover LinkedIn Learning, Brainfuse & Zoom

    10:00 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.
  • Mandarin Storytime on Zoom / Zoom线上中文故事会

    10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Join us for fun songs and joyful rhymes in Mandarin and English! Suitable for the whole family. No previous knowledge of Mandarin required. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Design Projects: 3D Ornaments

    6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    Learn how to design and make a 3D ornament using the Tinkercad app & our 3D printer! For grades 4-7. Families welcome. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Kids' Book Club

    6:30 PM to 7:30 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.
  • Air Fryer Desserts

    6:45 PM to 8:00 PM
    Whip up some sweets in your… Air Fryer?! Learn to make the most of your Air Fryer and churn out some sweets with this demo! $5 per person. Register on Eventbrite.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
8
Thu
  • Heroes of the Holocaust: Celebrating Well-Known & Not-So-Well-Known Rescuers

    10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Canadian author Kathy Kacer has written a series of books to remind readers about the high price people paid to escape persecution & the heroes who helped them. For grades 4-6. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Contact us for registration details.
  • 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.
 
2022
Dec
9
Fri
  • Racism & Discrimination in the Classroom

    10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Learn about the impact of racism and discrimination in the classroom and how to deal with it. Presented by the UJA Federation of Greater Toronto. For grades 7-12. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Sensory Friendly Hour

    3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Drop by for some fun hands-on sensory activities that are easy on the eyes and ears. For grades JK-6.
 
2022
Dec
10
Sat
  • French Storytime/ Heure du conte

    10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    The perfect intro to French! Awesome stories and songs for everyone.

    Le meilleur moyen d’apprendre en ayant du plaisir grâce à de superbes histoires et chansons pour tous!

  • Family Movies

    1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    Bring your family and watch fun feature films on the big screen.
  • Makers With a Cause

    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Teens, let's make a difference while having fun! Help create holiday kits and greeting cards for local community groups. Express yourself creatively and make someone's day! Register on Eventbrite.
 
2022
Dec
11
Sun
  • Family Movies

    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Bring your family and watch fun feature films on the big screen.
  • Marble Madness

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    The possibilities are endless with marbles. Join us as we create marble runs, marble mazes, and play the original Marbles game! For grades 1-8.
 
2022
Dec
12
Mon
  • Let's Go to the Movies

    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Enjoy a variety of interesting contemporary films with other movie enthusiasts.
  • Make & Take: Hot Cocoa Mugs

    6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    Cold days call for hot chocolate, and what better way to drink it than from a personalized mug made with our Cricut mug press? Registration is $5. For grades 5+. Register on Eventbrite.
  • ESL Café

    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Newcomers and ESL learners can meet to practice their English in an informal environment with adult volunteers. 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.
  • Living a Regret-Free Life: A Hospice Doctor's Advice

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Join hospice doctor, author, and podcast host Jordan Grumet in this Q&A session about what the dying can teach us about our finances and living a good life. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Romance Book Club

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Want to talk about books that make you sigh and swoon, and always have a happily-ever-after? Join our Romance Book Club in person or on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
 
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