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We’ve gone virtual!

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


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2021
January
5
Tuesday
  • Virtual STEAM Club

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    STEAM Club is now on Zoom! Come and join us for activities and experiments. No kits required, just curiosity! For grades 3-8. Register on Eventbrite.
 
  • Virtual Little Explorers Storytime

    Online Programs  
    January 4, 2021 to February 28, 2021
    Tuesdays
    These weekly videos feature songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities that you can enjoy anytime! Fun for the whole family!
 

Ongoing Programs

 

  • Speechcraft: Toastmasters for Adults

    Online Programs  
    January 25, 2021 to February 28, 2021
    Mondays, 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Nervous about public speaking? Join Toastmasters for Adults to conquer those fears! Develop your communication and leadership skills. Course runs January 25th-March 22nd. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
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  • Virtual Baby Storytime

    Online Programs  
    January 4, 2021 to February 28, 2021
    Thursdays
    Enjoy weekly videos with songs, lap rhymes and early literacy tips. For babies and their parent or caregiver.
 
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  • Virtual Fun With French

    Online Programs  
    January 20, 2021 to February 24, 2021
    Wednesdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Practice French with stories and fun activities! Participants will complete different virtual activitie, play games, and will practice their French reading skills with student volunteers from the community. For grades 2 to 6. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.

    Pratique ton français avec des histoires et des activités amusantes ! Les enfants vont complète des activités et des jeux virtuels ensemble et ils vont lis avec des bénévoles de la communauté. Pour les enfants de la 2e année à la 6e année. En direct sur Zoom. Inscris-toi sur Eventbrite.

 
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  • Virtual Little Explorers Storytime

    Online Programs  
    January 4, 2021 to February 28, 2021
    Saturdays
    These weekly videos feature songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities that you can enjoy anytime! Fun for the whole family!
 
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  • Virtual Little Explorers Storytime on Instagram

    Online Programs  
    January 4, 2021 to February 28, 2021
    Mondays, 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM Wednesdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, stories and early literacy activities that you can enjoy anytime on IGTV! Fun for the whole family.
 
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  • Virtual Mandarin Storytime 中文故事会

    Online Programs  
    January 4, 2021 to February 28, 2021
    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 bilingual, no previous knowledge of Mandarin required.
 
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Programs Coming Up

2021
Jan
7
Thu
  • Chronic Conditions and Intimacy

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    There are many different misconceptions about intimacy especially for those with chronic conditions. Learn about Stanford University’s Chronic Disease Self-Management program. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite. For ages 18+.
 
2021
Jan
9
Sat
  • Virtual French Storytime

    Online Programs  
    Stories, songs, rhymes and activities in French! There's a new video twice a month.

    Des histoires, des chansons, des comptines et des activités en français! Une nouvelle vidéo deux fois par mois.

 
2021
Jan
12
Tue
  • Virtual ESL Café

    Online Programs  
    1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    Newcomers and ESL learners can practice their English in an informal environment with adult volunteers. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. For further information, contact us through Email Librarian or our Live Chat services.
  • STEAM Workshops: Balloon Power

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Let's learn about propulsion and build a hovercraft and zipline powered by balloons! For grades 2-5. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite. Kits are $5, pick up at the Resource Library of your choice.
 
2021
Jan
13
Wed
  • STEAM Videos

    Online Programs  
    Follow along with VPL staff as we demonstrate fun and educational D-I-Y activities, the coolest new technologies, and experiments!
 
2021
Jan
14
Thu
  • Careers in Skilled Trades and Technology

    Online Programs  
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Learn how to develop your skills and experience. Learn the steps and pathways into a career in skilled trades! Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Virtual Adult Book Club

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

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Want to talk about great books you've been reading? Join the kids' book chat and discuss a popular title each month. For grades 3-7. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
 

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