Programs - Vaughan Public Libraries
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2018
February
4
Sunday
  • ESL Café

    1:30 PM
    Newcomers and ESL learner 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.
 
 

Ongoing Programs



December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018

  • Born to Read

    January 12, 2018 to February 28, 2018

    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.
  • December 6, 2017 to February 28, 2018

    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.
  • December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018

    Thursdays, 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.
  • December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018

    Wednesdays, 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Fridays, 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.
  • December 5, 2017 to December 19, 2017

    Tuesdays, 1:30 PM to 2:00 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.
  • January 9, 2018 to February 27, 2018

    Tuesdays, 1:30 PM to 2:00 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.
  • December 5, 2017 to December 19, 2017

    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.
  • January 9, 2018 to February 27, 2018

    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.
  • December 4, 2017 to December 19, 2017

    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.
  • January 8, 2018 to February 26, 2018

    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.
 
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  • Computer Tutor

    December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    Want to learn something new with computers? Our volunteers will help you learn the basics or explore various technological topics. Visit the service desk for more details.
  • December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    Want to learn something new with computers? Our volunteers will help you learn the basics or explore various technological topics. Visit the service desk for more details.
  • December 7, 2017 to December 21, 2017

    Thursdays, 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
    Want to learn something new with computers? Our volunteers will help you learn the basics or explore various technological topics. Visit the service desk for more details.
  • January 11, 2018 to March 22, 2018

    Thursdays, 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
    Want to learn something new with computers? Our volunteers will help you learn the basics or explore various technological topics. Visit the service desk for more details.
  • December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    Want to learn something new with computers? Our volunteers will help you learn the basics or explore various technological topics. Visit the service desk for more details.
  • December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    Want to learn something new with computers? Our volunteers will help you learn the basics or explore various technological topics. Visit the service desk for more details.
 
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  • Computer Tutor Volunteers

    December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    Share your computer skills with people who require either basic or advanced computer knowledge. Application forms are available at the Service Desk or online. For ages 14+.
  • December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    Share your computer skills with people who require either basic or advanced computer knowledge. Application forms are available at the Service Desk or online. For ages 14+.
  • December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    Share your computer skills with people who require either basic or advanced computer knowledge. Application forms are available at the Service Desk or online. For ages 14+.
  • December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    Share your computer skills with people who require either basic or advanced computer knowledge. Application forms are available at the Service Desk or online. For ages 14+.
  • December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    Share your computer skills with people who require either basic or advanced computer knowledge. Application forms are available at the Service Desk or online. For ages 14+.
  • December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    Share your computer skills with people who require either basic or advanced computer knowledge. Application forms are available at the Service Desk or online. For ages 14+.
 
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  • Cursive Like A Boss

    January 11, 2018 to February 1, 2018

    Thursdays, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Learn the lost art of cursive writing. Create your very own signature and make your friends and family jealous of your stellar handwriting skills. For ages 8-12. Space is limited. Registration cost is $20 for the full 4 week session.
 
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  • Family Storytime

    December 1, 2017 to December 19, 2017

    Tuesdays, 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • January 9, 2018 to February 28, 2018

    Tuesdays, 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018

    Wednesdays, 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
    Fridays, 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018

    Wednesdays, 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • December 2, 2017 to December 16, 2017

    Saturdays, 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • January 6, 2018 to February 28, 2018

    Saturdays, 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • December 4, 2017 to December 18, 2017

    Mondays, 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • December 7, 2017 to December 21, 2017

    Thursdays, 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • January 8, 2018 to February 12, 2018

    Mondays, 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • January 11, 2018 to February 22, 2018

    Thursdays, 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • December 5, 2017 to December 19, 2018

    Tuesdays, 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • January 9, 2018 to November 30, 2017

    Tuesdays, 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • January 11, 2018 to February 22, 2018

    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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  • Fun With French

    December 7, 2017 to February 28, 2018

    Thursdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Parlez vous français? Practice French with stories and activities led by French speaking volunteers from our community. For ages 7 and up.
  • December 1, 2017 to January 24, 2018

    Wednesdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Parlez vous français? Practice French with stories and activities led by French speaking volunteers from our community. For ages 7 and up.
  • February 7, 2018 to February 28, 2018

    Wednesdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Parlez vous français? Practice French with stories and activities led by French speaking volunteers from our community. For ages 7 and up.
  • December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    Parlez vous français? Practice French with stories and activities led by French speaking volunteers from our community. For ages 7 and up.
  • January 15, 2018 to February 12, 2018

    Mondays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Parlez vous français? Practice French with stories and activities led by French speaking volunteers from our community. For ages 7 and up.
 
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  • High School Study Hall

    January 24, 2018 to February 1, 2018
    Need a place to study for exams? VPL's study hall is open late for high school students who want to study alone or in small groups.
    Hours: Monday-Thursday from 9 pm to midnight, Friday from 6 pm to 9pm, and Saturday & Sunday from 5 to 9 pm.
  • January 24, 2018 to February 1, 2018
    Need a place to study for exams? VPL's study hall is open late for high school students who want to study alone or in small groups.
    Hours: Monday-Thursday from 9 pm to midnight, Friday from 6 pm to 9pm, and Saturday & Sunday from 5 to 9 pm.
 
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  • Kids' Book Club

    December 5, 2017 to December 5, 2018

    Tuesdays, 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 ages 8-12.
  • February 6, 2017 to February 6, 2018

    Tuesdays, 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 ages 8-12.
 
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  • Make Your Own...

    January 9, 2018 to January 30, 2018

    Tuesdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Anything! We’ll show you how to use the tools in our Make It! space to design those DIY projects! A new theme will be featured each week. Please pre-register at the Service Desk or on Eventbrite.
  • February 13, 2018 to March 6, 2018

    Tuesdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Anything! We’ll show you how to use the tools in our Make It! space to design those DIY projects! A new theme will be featured each week. Please pre-register at the Service Desk or on Eventbrite.
 
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  • Musical Babies

    December 1, 2017 to December 22, 2017

    Fridays, 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    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.
  • December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018

    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.
  • December 7, 2017 to December 15, 2017

    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.
  • January 11, 2018 to February 28, 2018

    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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  • Reading Buddies for Kids!

    January 10, 2018 to March 14, 2018

    Wednesdays, 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
    Have fun reading! Practice reading, play games and make friends. For ages 7 - 11. Contact your local branch for deadlines.
  • December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    Have fun reading! Practice reading, play games and make friends. For ages 7 - 11. Contact your local branch for deadlines.
  • February 4, 2018 to February 25, 2018

    Sundays, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Have fun reading! Practice reading, play games and make friends. For ages 7 - 11. Contact your local branch for deadlines.
  • February 8, 2018 to February 22, 2018

    Thursdays, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Have fun reading! Practice reading, play games and make friends. For ages 7 - 11. Contact your local branch for deadlines.
  • February 7, 2018 to April 18, 2018

    Wednesdays, 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Have fun reading! Practice reading, play games and make friends. For ages 7 - 11. Contact your local branch for deadlines.
 
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  • Reading Buddies Volunteers

    December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    Make reading a blast for kids! Practice reading, play games, and have fun. Contact the service desk for an application package, and application deadlines.
  • December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    Make reading a blast for kids! Practice reading, play games, and have fun. Contact the service desk for an application package, and application deadlines.
  • December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    Make reading a blast for kids! Practice reading, play games, and have fun. Contact the service desk for an application package, and application deadlines.
  • February 7, 2018 to April 18, 2018

    Wednesdays, 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Make reading a blast for kids! Practice reading, play games, and have fun. Contact the service desk for an application package, and application deadlines.
 
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  • Ready to Read

    December 7, 2017 to December 22, 2017

    Thursdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    Join us for a half-hour of stories, fingerplays and activities. Come share great ideas for developing early literacy skills and a love of reading. For ages 3-5 with a parent or caregiver.
  • January 11, 2018 to February 28, 2018

    Thursdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    Join us for a half-hour of stories, fingerplays and activities. Come share great ideas for developing early literacy skills and a love of reading. For ages 3-5 with a parent or caregiver.
 
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  • Sensory Storytime

    January 4, 2018 to January 25, 2018

    Thursdays, 3:30 PM to 4:15 PM
    Register for this four week interactive sensory storytime program for children ages 2-6 of all abilities, especially those with special needs.
  • February 1, 2018 to February 22, 2018

    Thursdays, 10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
    Register for this four week interactive sensory storytime program for children ages 2-6 of all abilities, especially those with special needs.
 
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  • STEAM Club

    December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018

    Tuesdays, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Join us each week as we explore the world of STEAM – science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. Ages 7 +.
  • January 11, 2018 to February 28, 2018

    Thursdays, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Join us each week as we explore the world of STEAM – science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. Ages 7 +.
 
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  • STEAM Coaches

    December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    Calling all committed makers and techies! Earn volunteer hours by assisting staff and customers in our creation spaces. Build your resume while perfecting your teaching and tech skills! Ages 14 +. Contact your branch for further details. Application forms are available at the service desk or online.
  • December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    Calling all committed makers and techies! Earn volunteer hours by assisting staff and customers in our creation spaces. Build your resume while perfecting your teaching and tech skills! Ages 14 +. Contact your branch for further details. Application forms are available at the service desk or online.
  • December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    Calling all committed makers and techies! Earn volunteer hours by assisting staff and customers in our creation spaces. Build your resume while perfecting your teaching and tech skills! Ages 14 +. Contact your branch for further details. Application forms are available at the service desk or online.
  • December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018
    Calling all committed makers and techies! Earn volunteer hours by assisting staff and customers in our creation spaces. Build your resume while perfecting your teaching and tech skills! Ages 14 +. Contact your branch for further details. Application forms are available at the service desk or online.
 
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  • STEAM Storytime

    December 5, 2017 to February 28, 2018

    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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  • Study Hall

    December 1, 2017 to December 22, 2017
    Need a place to study for exams? VPL's study hall is open late for university students who want to study alone or in small groups. Hours: 9 p.m. to midnight on Mon. - Thurs., 6 to 9 p.m. on Fri., and 5 to 9 p.m. on Sat. and Sun.
  • December 1, 2017 to December 22, 2017
    Need a place to study for exams? VPL's study hall is open late for university students who want to study alone or in small groups. Hours: 9 p.m. to midnight on Mon. - Thurs., 6 to 9 p.m. on Fri., and 5 to 9 p.m. on Sat. and Sun.
  • December 1, 2017 to December 22, 2017
    Need a place to study for exams? VPL's study hall is open late for university students who want to study alone or in small groups. Hours: 9 p.m. to midnight on Mon. - Thurs., 6 to 9 p.m. on Fri., and 5 to 9 p.m. on Sat. and Sun.
 
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  • Toddling to Read

    December 1, 2017 to December 21, 2017

    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.
  • January 11, 2018 to February 7, 2018

    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.
  • February 10, 2018 to February 28, 2018

    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.
  • December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018

    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.
  • December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018

    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.
  • December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018

    Tuesdays, 11:00 AM to 11:30 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.
  • December 5, 2017 to December 21, 2017

    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.
  • January 9, 2018 to February 28, 2018

    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.
  • December 6, 2017 to December 20, 2017

    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.
  • January 10, 2018 to February 28, 2018

    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.
  • December 6, 2017 to December 20, 2017

    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.
  • January 10, 2018 to February 21, 2018

    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.
  • December 8, 2017 to December 22, 2017

    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.
  • January 12, 2018 to February 23, 2018

    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

2018
Feb
5
Mon
  • Family Movie

    6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    Enjoy a movie with your family while you share time together. It's fun for kids and parents! Watch our family-oriented feature films on the big screen.
  • Get Certified!

    6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    Attend one workshop to learn 3D printing equipment basics and how to use software to create your project. Next, you can book time for staff to bring your project to life. Ages 13 and up. Please pre-register at the Service Desk or on Eventbrite.
 
2018
Feb
6
Tue
  • Teen Writers' Club

    3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
    Love to write? Our Teen Writers' Club is the place where you can write, discuss and get constructive feedback from your peers. Ages 13-18. Drop-in.
  • Homework Help

    4:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Homework help! Math, Science, English, and more. For ages 7-12. Please contact the Service Desk for more information.
 
2018
Feb
7
Wed
  • Teen Book Club

    7:00 PM to 8:30 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.
 
2018
Feb
8
Thu
  • Toddling to Read

    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.
  • Chinese Book Club

    12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
    Share your thoughts, ideas, and discuss books. The discussion will be held in Chinese. Call or visit the Service Desk for more details.
  • Pokémon League

    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Whether you own Pokemon Cards, love Pokemon or just want something fun to do after school, come play Pokemon TCG at the library! All ages are welcome.
  • Get Certified!

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Attend one workshop to learn 3D printing equipment basics and how to use software to create your project. Next, you can book time for staff to bring your project to life. Ages 13 and up. Please pre-register at the Service Desk or on Eventbrite.
 
2018
Feb
9
Fri
  • Late Night @ the Library: An Evening with Jane

    8:00 PM to 11:00 PM
    Something magical is happening at the library for one night only and you are invited.

    A celebration of all things Jane Austen!

    Dance & play card games mentioned in the stories, enjoy themed food & drinks, take costumed photos, paint with watercolours and more!
 
 

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