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2019
July
28
Sunday
  • 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.
  • Creation Lab

    July 7, 2019 to August 11, 2019

    Sundays, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Explore all things STEAM with a variety of library tech and tools.
 

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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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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  • Family Storytime

    June 7, 2019 to August 16, 2019

    Fridays, 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • 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!
  • June 6, 2019 to August 15, 2019

    Thursdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • June 3, 2019 to August 12, 2019

    Mondays, 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • June 6, 2019 to August 15, 2019

    Thursdays, 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Spend time together enjoying great stories, songs and rhymes. Fun for the whole family!
  • 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!
  • 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!
  • June 6, 2019 to August 15, 2019

    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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  • 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 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 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.
  • 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
Jul
29
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 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.
 
2019
Jul
30
Tue
  • 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.
 
2019
Jul
31
Wed
  • 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.
 
2019
Aug
1
Thu
  • 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!
 
2019
Aug
3
Sat
  • Bilingual Family Storytime

    11:00 AM
    The perfect intro to French! Awesome stories and songs for everyone.
 
 

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