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2019
August
20
Tuesday
  • Be A Nature Detective

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    What animal made that footprint? Whose fur is that? Find out and make your own nature notebook perfect for recording your own nature observations!
 
  • Birds of a Feather

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    There are amazing birds right in our own backyards. This hour will focus on all things birds from songbirds to birds of prey!
  • Make the Most of Your Smartphone

    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Learn how smartphone apps can make life and daily tasks so much easier.
  • ROM Dinosaur Detectives

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Dinosaurs are fascinating! We will explore dinosaurs at activity stations using the ROM's dinosaur EduKit.
  • Things with Wings

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Butterflies and bees are important pollinators in our yards. Enjoy fun activities about attracting bees and butterflies to our gardens!
  • Film It: Movie Making

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Are you the next Tim Burton? Learn to create your own simple animations that you can enter into our Film IT! Movie Contest. Contact the Service Desk for details.
  • Born to Read

    January 6, 2019 to August 13, 2019

    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.
  • Family Storytime

    June 1, 2019 to August 13, 2019

    Tuesdays, 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • Born to Read

    June 4, 2019 to August 13, 2019

    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.
  • DnD Adventures at the Library

    June 4, 2019 to August 13, 2019

    Tuesdays, 6:00 PM to 8:30 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 ages 12 - 16
  • Family Storytime

    June 4, 2019 to August 13, 2019

    Tuesdays, 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • Family Storytime

    June 4, 2019 to August 13, 2019

    Tuesdays, 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • Social Hour

    June 4, 2019 to August 27, 2019

    Tuesdays, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Adults are invited to this free program featuring activities, guest speakers and informational workshops.
  • Toddling to Read

    June 4, 2019 to August 13, 2019

    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.
 

Ongoing Programs

 

 
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  • Born to Read

    June 1, 2019 to August 19, 2019

    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.
  • June 4, 2019 to August 14, 2019

    Wednesdays, 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.
  • June 6, 2019 to August 15, 2019

    Thursdays, 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.
  • June 1, 2019 to August 19, 2019

    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.
  • June 5, 2019 to August 14, 2019

    Wednesdays, 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.
 
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  • Hop, Sing, Read!

    June 5, 2019 to August 14, 2019

    Wednesdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    For children who love to move, this storytime is 30 minutes of songs, rhymes and wiggles. For 2 to 4 year olds and their enthusiastic adult.
  • June 5, 2019 to August 14, 2019

    Wednesdays, 10:15 AM to 10:45 AM
    For children who love to move, this storytime is 30 minutes of songs, rhymes and wiggles. For 2 to 4 year olds and their enthusiastic adult.
  • June 3, 2019 to August 12, 2019

    Mondays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    For children who love to move, this storytime is 30 minutes of songs, rhymes and wiggles. For 2 to 4 year olds and their enthusiastic adult.
 
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  • Let's Go to the Movies

    July 8, 2019 to July 29, 2019

    Mondays, 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    More than just a great place to get books, the library is also a fun place to enjoy a film - for free! See you at the show.
  • July 13, 2019 to August 3, 2019

    Saturdays, 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    More than just a great place to get books, the library is also a fun place to enjoy a film - for free! See you at the show.
 
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  • Musical Babies

    June 1, 2019 to August 14, 2019

    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.
  • June 6, 2019 to August 15, 2019

    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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  • STEAM Storytime

    June 5, 2019 to August 14, 2019

    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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  • STEAM Summer Camp: Maker Madness

    July 22, 2019 to July 26, 2019
    9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    We've got all things MAKER this week at the library! Join us this week as we try out all of our Maker Classics; Snap Circuits, button making, robotics, 3D design and printing, cardboard forts, augmented reality and so much more! Registration starts March 11. $180/week, ages 6-11.
 
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  • STEAM Summer Camp: Maker Madness 2.0

    August 18, 2019 to August 23, 2019
    9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Are you ready for round 2? We've got even more MAKER this week at the library! Join us as we try out all our Maker Classics; KEVA block challenges, build your own marble run, robotics, 3D design and printing, augmented reality and so much more! Registration starts March 11. $180/week, ages 6-11.
 
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  • STEAM Summer Camp: Minecraft Fan Club

    August 6, 2019 to August 9, 2019
    9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Do you love minecraft? We do too! We’ll be exploring a variety of different science topics while you perfect your world building skills. Learn about the minerals used to craft, compare the biomes in the game to the ones we have on our planet, and learn about pixel art, just to name a few! Registration starts March 11. $144/week, ages 6-11.
 
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  • STEAM Summer Camp: Pokémon Training

    July 29, 2019 to August 2, 2019
    9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    If you’ve got to catch ‘em all, then you’ve got to come to this week’s camp. We’ll visit the trading post, battle it out and even get a visit from our very own Pokémon Professor. Play Pokémon go? Bring it with you to see what we can catch at the library! Registration starts March 11. $180/week, ages 6-11.
 
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  • STEAM Summer Camp: Rad Robots

    August 12, 2019 to August 16, 2019
    9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    We’ve got robots big and small! Play with and learn to code our Ozobots, build and program cool Lego Mindstorm robots, check out our Star Wars BB-8 and mess around with Botley, the coding robot. Registration starts March 11. $180/week, ages 6-11.
 
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  • Tech Coaches

    June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019
    Earn volunteer hours by sharing your tech skills with the community. Assist in a variety of programs for all ages, everything from computer basics to coding and STEAM. Application forms are available at the service desk or online.
  • June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019
    Earn volunteer hours by sharing your tech skills with the community. Assist in a variety of programs for all ages, everything from computer basics to coding and STEAM. Application forms are available at the service desk or online.
  • June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019
    Earn volunteer hours by sharing your tech skills with the community. Assist in a variety of programs for all ages, everything from computer basics to coding and STEAM. Application forms are available at the service desk or online.
  • June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019
    Earn volunteer hours by sharing your tech skills with the community. Assist in a variety of programs for all ages, everything from computer basics to coding and STEAM. Application forms are available at the service desk or online.
 
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  • Teen Summer Challenge

    June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019
    Calling all Vaughan Teens! We challenge you to explore your world by completing weekly challenges that can be done anywhere all summer long!
  • June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019
    Calling all Vaughan Teens! We challenge you to explore your world by completing weekly challenges that can be done anywhere all summer long!
  • June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019
    Calling all Vaughan Teens! We challenge you to explore your world by completing weekly challenges that can be done anywhere all summer long!
  • June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019
    Calling all Vaughan Teens! We challenge you to explore your world by completing weekly challenges that can be done anywhere all summer long!
  • June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019
    Calling all Vaughan Teens! We challenge you to explore your world by completing weekly challenges that can be done anywhere all summer long!
  • June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019
    Calling all Vaughan Teens! We challenge you to explore your world by completing weekly challenges that can be done anywhere all summer long!
  • June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019
    Calling all Vaughan Teens! We challenge you to explore your world by completing weekly challenges that can be done anywhere all summer long!
  • June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019
    Calling all Vaughan Teens! We challenge you to explore your world by completing weekly challenges that can be done anywhere all summer long!
  • June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019
    Calling all Vaughan Teens! We challenge you to explore your world by completing weekly challenges that can be done anywhere all summer long!
  • June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019
    Calling all Vaughan Teens! We challenge you to explore your world by completing weekly challenges that can be done anywhere all summer long!
 
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  • Toddling to Read

    July 1, 2019 to August 21, 2019

    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.
  • June 6, 2019 to August 15, 2019

    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.
  • June 3, 2019 to August 12, 2019

    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.
  • June 5, 2019 to August 14, 2019

    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.
  • June 1, 2019 to August 14, 2019

    Wednesdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    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

2019
Aug
20
Tue
  • Be A Nature Detective

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    What animal made that footprint? Whose fur is that? Find out and make your own nature notebook perfect for recording your own nature observations!
  • ROM Dinosaur Detectives

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Dinosaurs are fascinating! We will explore dinosaurs at activity stations using the ROM's dinosaur EduKit.
  • Virtual Camping

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Go camping without worrying about mosquitos! Explore the night sky in our planetarium, take a VR trip through the woods, sing songs around the “campfire” and so much more!
  • Brain Fitness

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Want your brain to work smarter and faster? Join us for fun and engaging activities to boost your brain strength and flexibility.
  • Epic LEGO Build

    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Bring your LEGO building skills to our EPIC build afternoon! You've got 2 hours to create the LEGO structure of your dreams. Creations will be showcased in the library!
  • Things with Wings

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Butterflies and bees are important pollinators in our yards. Enjoy fun activities about attracting bees and butterflies to our gardens!
  • Weather or not!

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Explore weather by building a rainbow, watching a tornado in a tube and studying clouds.
  • Podcast Collective

    6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
    Learn what goes into creating and maintaining a podcast from tech set-up to outlines, scripts, and more. Ages 13+. 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 ages 8-12.
  • Sensory Storytime for Children with Special Needs

    10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    A sensory storytime designed for children with special needs. For ages 3-8 and their families.
  • Family Movie

    2:00 PM to 3:30 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.
  • Space Series: Moon Landing

    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Celebrate the 50-year anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission at the library! Enjoy space-themed activities and games with the whole family.
  • ESL Café

    1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    Newcomers and ESL learners 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.
  • ESL Café Volunteers

    1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    Volunteer to help newcomers to Canada practice their English language skills in an informal environment. Please contact the library for more details.
  • Tween Makers

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    DIY, make friends and have fun. Ages 9-13. Registration is $5 per session. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Record a Demo

    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Work with a technician for personalized studio set-up, software navigation and recording. Come ready to perform. Cost is $100. Register on Eventbrite.
  • DnD Adventures at the Library

    6:30 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 ages 12 - 16
  • Learn Film and Photography

    6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    This four week workshop, offered by STEM Minds, will introduce the basics of film and photography. Ages 8-12. Cost is $50 for 4 weeks. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Adult Book Club

    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Pick up a copy of the monthly title at the library.
  • Teen Book Club

    7:00 PM to 8:00 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.
  • Club Franco

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Come have some fun with French activities led by French-speaking staff. For ages 7+.
    Venez nous joindre pour une heure d’activités en français organisée par un de nos bibliothécaire francophones. Pour 7 ans et plus.
  • Immunization Information Session

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Parents will learn about immunizations and vaccine preventable diseases in this presentation led by a nurse from York Region Public Health.
  • ROM Dinosaur Detectives

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Dinosaurs are fascinating! We will explore dinosaurs at activity stations using the ROM's dinosaur EduKit.
  • Virtual Camping

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Go camping without worrying about mosquitos! Explore the night sky in our planetarium, take a VR trip through the woods, sing songs around the “campfire” and so much more!
  • Weather or not!

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Explore weather by building a rainbow, watching a tornado in a tube and studying clouds.
  • Adult Book Club

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Pick up a copy of the monthly title at the library.
  • Strolling Along

    11:15 AM to 12:15 PM
    Walk and talk with us as we explore the beautiful William Granger Greenway trails. Bring your stroller, the kids, and the conversation!
  • Club Franco

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Come have some fun with French activities led by French-speaking staff. For ages 7+.
    Venez nous joindre pour une heure d’activités en français organisée par un de nos bibliothécaire francophones. Pour 7 ans et plus.
  • Oceans Alive!

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Who lives in oceans, rivers and lakes? Explore underwater life through STEAM activities!
  • Things with Wings

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Butterflies and bees are important pollinators in our yards. Enjoy fun activities about attracting bees and butterflies to our gardens!
  • French Meetup

    6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Practice your French in good company with a new theme every month!
  • Adult Book Club

    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Pick up a copy of the monthly title at the library.
  • Be A Nature Detective

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    What animal made that footprint? Whose fur is that? Find out and make your own nature notebook perfect for recording your own nature observations!
  • ROM Dinosaur Detectives

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Dinosaurs are fascinating! We will explore dinosaurs at activity stations using the ROM's dinosaur EduKit.
  • Virtual Camping

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Go camping without worrying about mosquitos! Explore the night sky in our planetarium, take a VR trip through the woods, sing songs around the “campfire” and so much more!
  • Bilingual Family Storytime

    11:00 AM
    The perfect intro to French! Awesome stories and songs for everyone.
  • Be A Nature Detective

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    What animal made that footprint? Whose fur is that? Find out and make your own nature notebook perfect for recording your own nature observations!
  • Birds of a Feather

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    There are amazing birds right in our own backyards. This hour will focus on all things birds from songbirds to birds of prey!
  • Club Franco

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Come have some fun with French activities led by French-speaking staff. For ages 7+.
    Venez nous joindre pour une heure d’activités en français organisée par un de nos bibliothécaire francophones. Pour 7 ans et plus.
  • Oceans Alive!

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Who lives in oceans, rivers and lakes? Explore underwater life through STEAM activities!
  • 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 ages 8-12.
  • Let’s Go to the (French) Movies

    1:30 PM
    Great French movies with English subtitles for all to enjoy.
    De superbes films en français avec sous-titres anglais pour le plaisir de tous.
  • Club Franco

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Come have some fun with French activities led by French-speaking staff. For ages 7+.
    Venez nous joindre pour une heure d’activités en français organisée par un de nos bibliothécaire francophones. Pour 7 ans et plus.
  • ROM Dinosaur Detectives

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Dinosaurs are fascinating! We will explore dinosaurs at activity stations using the ROM's dinosaur EduKit.
  • Virtual Camping

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Go camping without worrying about mosquitos! Explore the night sky in our planetarium, take a VR trip through the woods, sing songs around the “campfire” and so much more!
  • 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.
  • Birds of a Feather

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    There are amazing birds right in our own backyards. This hour will focus on all things birds from songbirds to birds of prey!
  • Things with Wings

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Butterflies and bees are important pollinators in our yards. Enjoy fun activities about attracting bees and butterflies to our gardens!
  • Weather or not!

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Explore weather by building a rainbow, watching a tornado in a tube and studying clouds.
  • Social Hour

    2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
    Adults are invited to this free program featuring activities, guest speakers and informational workshops.
  • Advanced 3D Design

    6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    In this 3-part workshop, learn advanced features of free online design software. Ages 13 +.
  • Bilingual Family Storytime

    6:30 PM
    The perfect intro to French! Awesome stories and songs for everyone.
  • Adult Book Club

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Pick up a copy of the monthly title at the library.
  • Stop-Motion Animation

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Learn the basics of the popular animation technique, stop-motion, with a local filmmaker. Using the latest software, create your own short film by bringing inanimate objects to life! Ages 13-17. Cost is $10.
  • Sensory Storytime for Children with Special Needs

    10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    A sensory storytime designed for children with special needs. For ages 3-8 and their families.
  • Family Movie

    2:00 PM to 3:30 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.
  • Record a Demo

    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Work with a technician for personalized studio set-up, software navigation and recording. Come ready to perform. Cost is $100. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Tween Makers

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    DIY, make friends and have fun. Ages 9-13. Registration is $5 per session. Register on Eventbrite.
  • ESL Café

    1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    Newcomers and ESL learners 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.
  • ESL Café Volunteers

    1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    Volunteer to help newcomers to Canada practice their English language skills in an informal environment. Please contact the library for more details.
  • Hot Topics: Love Your Life

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Join life coach Eve Wahn in a journey of self discovery and learn how to live the life you love.
  • Let's Go to the Movies

    1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    More than just a great place to get books, the library is also a fun place to enjoy a film - for free! See you at the show.
  • Learn App Development

    6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    This 3 week workshop, presented by STEM Minds, will lead you through the fundamentals of App Development. Ages 8-12. Cost is $40. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Birds of a Feather

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    There are amazing birds right in our own backyards. This hour will focus on all things birds from songbirds to birds of prey!
  • Oceans Alive!

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Who lives in oceans, rivers and lakes? Explore underwater life through STEAM activities!
  • Things with Wings

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Butterflies and bees are important pollinators in our yards. Enjoy fun activities about attracting bees and butterflies to our gardens!
  • Virtual Camping

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Go camping without worrying about mosquitos! Explore the night sky in our planetarium, take a VR trip through the woods, sing songs around the “campfire” and so much more!
  • Adult Book Club

    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Pick up a copy of the monthly title at the library.
  • Film It: Movie Making

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Are you the next Tim Burton? Learn to create your own simple animations that you can enter into our Film IT! Movie Contest. Contact the Service Desk for details.
  • Puppet Show Fun

    2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    The whole family can laugh, listen and enjoy a lively, fun and amusing puppet show. Everyone likes puppets!
  • Things with Wings

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Butterflies and bees are important pollinators in our yards. Enjoy fun activities about attracting bees and butterflies to our gardens!
  • Weather or not!

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Explore weather by building a rainbow, watching a tornado in a tube and studying clouds.
  • Pokémon League

    6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Whether you own Pokemon Cards, love Pokemon or just want something fun to do, come play Pokemon TCG at the library! All ages are welcome.
  • Birds of a Feather

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    There are amazing birds right in our own backyards. This hour will focus on all things birds from songbirds to birds of prey!
  • Club Franco

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Come have some fun with French activities led by French-speaking staff. For ages 7+.
    Venez nous joindre pour une heure d’activités en français organisée par un de nos bibliothécaire francophones. Pour 7 ans et plus.
  • Make the Most of Your Smartphone

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Learn how smartphone apps can make life and daily tasks so much easier.
  • Social Hour

    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Adults are invited to this free program featuring activities, guest speakers and informational workshops.
  • Things with Wings

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Butterflies and bees are important pollinators in our yards. Enjoy fun activities about attracting bees and butterflies to our gardens!
  • Pokémon League

    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Whether you own Pokemon Cards, love Pokemon or just want something fun to do, come play Pokemon TCG at the library! All ages are welcome.
  • Shh... I'm Reading: Silent Reading Party

    6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    It's just what it sounds like; a bunch of folks get together and (silently) read! Bring your own book or let us help you choose your next read.
  • Hot Topics: Landlord and Tenant Legislation

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Curious about your rights and responsibilities as a landlord or a tenant? This session, presented by the York Region Paralegal Network, will discuss common issues concerning both.
  • Baby Social

    10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Drop in and meet other parents and babies in your community! We will feature a new topic every week along with activities, singing, free play, and occasional guest speakers. For ages 0-12 months with a parent or caregiver.
  • Red Cross Babysitting Course

    10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    Learn important skills for becoming a top-notch babysitter. Admission is $60. For ages 11-15. Please pre-register at the Service Desk or on Eventbrite.
  • Bilingual Family Storytime

    11:00 AM
    The perfect intro to French! Awesome stories and songs for everyone.
  • Let's Go to the Movies

    1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    More than just a great place to get books, the library is also a fun place to enjoy a film - for free! See you at the show.
  • Be an Earth Ranger!

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Do you have a passion for animals and the environment? Become an Earth Ranger and help us complete missions as we learn about biodiversity and sustainability to protect the world we live in. Ages 7-12. Register on Eventbrite.
  • French Family Movie

    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Best way to learn French? Movies! Come enjoy a movie in French with English subtitles so no one is left behind!
  • Let's Make a Board Game

    10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    See what goes into board game design and design your dream game. Ages 7 - 12. Register on Eventbrite.
  • ESL Café

    1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    Newcomers and ESL learners 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.
  • BYOB (Bring Your Own Baby) Book Club

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Discuss books with other parents and caregivers while your baby eats, sleeps or plays. The library will provide a copy of the chosen title.
  • Learn App Development

    6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    This 3 week workshop, presented by STEM Minds, will lead you through the fundamentals of App Development. Ages 8-12. Cost is $40. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Chinese Social Hour

    10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Chat in Chinese about books, current events and life in Canada. Call or visit the Service Desk for more details.
  • Writers' Room

    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Join amateur writers in overcoming the challenges of writing. Each session will focus on different elements of writing like plot, character, prose style. Perfect for discussion and feedback.
 
2019
Aug
22
Thu
  • Brain Fitness

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Want your brain to work smarter and faster? Join us for fun and engaging activities to boost your brain strength and flexibility.
  • Design in 3D - For Kids!

    6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Design your very own 3D creations using Tinkercad. Ages 8 +. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2019
Aug
24
Sat
  • Family Movie

    2:00 PM to 3:30 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.
  • Teen Night

    7:00 PM to 11:30 PM
    Come to our Free Teens Only Event! We'll have an Escape Room, Video Games, Human Hungry Hungry Hippos with all-you-can-eat snacks and lots of prizes to win!
 
2019
Aug
25
Sun
  • Tween Makers

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    DIY, make friends and have fun. Ages 9-13. Registration is $5 per session. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2019
Aug
26
Mon
  • Record a Demo

    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Work with a technician for personalized studio set-up, software navigation and recording. Come ready to perform. Cost is $100. Register on Eventbrite.
  • DnD Adventures at the Library

    6:30 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 ages 12 - 16
  • Learn App Development

    6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    This 3 week workshop, presented by STEM Minds, will lead you through the fundamentals of App Development. Ages 8-12. Cost is $40. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Teen Book Club

    7:00 PM to 8:00 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.
 
 

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