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We’ve gone virtual!

Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, our in-library programs have been cancelled for the remainder of 2020. Currently we are offering a selection of virtual programs that you can enjoy from home on various digital platforms.


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2020
September
22
Tuesday
  • Virtual ESL Café

    Online Programs  
    1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    Newcomers and ESL learners can practice their English live in an informal environment with adult volunteers. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
  • Virtual Teen French Book Club

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Calling all the teens that like to read in French! Each month, there’s a new theme and you can read any book according to the theme. Then, it’s time to party on Zoom with fun activities.

    Appel à tous les ados qui aiment lire! Choisis le livre que tu veux correspondant au thème du mois et après, on se rencontre sur Zoom pour des activités amusantes.

    Sessions hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.

  • Virtual Toddling to Read

    Online Programs  
    September 1, 2020 to November 30, 2020
    Tuesdays
    This program features stories, songs, action rhymes and early literacy activities that you can enjoy at home! New videos are released each week.
 

Ongoing Programs

 

  • Toastmasters for Teens Online

    Online Programs  
    October 19, 2020 to December 7, 2020
    Mondays, 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Have you ever felt nervous about public speaking? Join Toastmasters for Teens and conquer those fears! Develop communication and leadership skills with the guidance of a facilitator. Live on Zoom.
 
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  • Virtual Born to Read

    Online Programs  
    September 1, 2020 to November 30, 2020
    Thursdays
    Join us for interactive videos with stories, songs, rhymes and early literacy activities that you can enjoy at home! For ages 0-18 months with a parent or caregiver.
 
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  • Virtual Family Storytime

    Online Programs  
    September 1, 2020 to November 30, 2020
    Saturdays
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. There's a new video once a week. Fun for the whole family!
 
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  • Virtual Fun With French

    Online Programs  
    September 23, 2020 to October 28, 2020
    Wednesdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Practice French with stories and fun activities! Participants will complete different virtual activities and games together, and will practice their French reading skills with student volunteers from the community. For ages 7 to 12.

    Pratique ton français avec des histoires et des activités amusantes ! Les enfants vont compléter des activités et des jeux virtuels ensemble et ils vont lire avec des bénévoles de la communauté. Pour les enfants âgés de 7 à 12 ans.

    Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.

 
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  • Virtual Mandarin Storytime 中文故事会

    Online Programs  
    September 7, 2020 to November 30, 2020
    Mondays
    欢迎小朋友们和家人每周一收看中英双语故事会!Join us on Instagram and Youtube for fun songs and joyful rhymes in Mandarin and English! Suitable for the whole family. Storytime videos are in Mandarin and English, no previous knowledge of Mandarin required.
 
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Programs Coming Up

2020
Sep
24
Thu
  • Virtual Adult Book Club

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Join us for a live discussion on our favourite books. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Virtual Kids French Book Club

    Online Programs  
    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.

    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!

    Register on Eventbrite.

 
2020
Sep
26
Sat
  • Virtual French Preschool Videos

    Online Programs  
    Have fun learning French with your little one with these fun videos! Each video will cover one or more different topics and will be accompanied with a PDF activity sheet that you can download from the library’s website and complete together at home. These videos and activity sheets are geared towards young children, ages 0 to 5, and their families.

    Apprenez le français ensemble avec votre enfant avec ces vidéos amusantes ! Chaque vidéo va couvrir au moins un sujet différent et va inclure une feuille d’activité en format PDF que vous pouvez télécharger du site web de la bibliothèque. Ces vidéos et feuilles d’activité sont pour les enfants âgés de 0 à 5 ans et leur familles.

 
2020
Sep
27
Sun
  • Intro to Bookbinding

    Online Programs  
    1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Fascinated by the art of bookbinding? Learn to bind your own books! Workshop takes place over 2 sessions. No experience necessary. Sessions will be hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2020
Sep
29
Tue
  • Tools for School for Kids

    Online Programs  
    6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    These three different sessions will give children tools and tips to help prepare them for the school year.
  • Virtual Hooked on Books

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Join us for fun weekly activities and also monthly book chats about your favourite books on Zoom! Register on Eventbrite!
 
2020
Sep
30
Wed
  • Virtual French Meetup

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Practice your French in good company with a new theme every month.

    Venez pratiquer votre français en bonne compagnie avec un nouveau thème à touts les mois.

    Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.

 
 

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