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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
February
8
Monday
  • Virtual Writer's Room

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Join us for an online chat with local writers. It's a great place to discuss topics like plot, character, and style! Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Please register on Eventbrite.
 
  • Virtual Little Explorers Storytime on Instagram

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

Ongoing Programs

 

  • 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
    TuesdaysSaturdays
    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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Programs Coming Up

2021
Feb
9
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: Crime Scene Lab (Bilingual English & French)

    Online Programs  
    6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Become a detective and complete different crime scene investigation STEAM activities! For grades 2 to 6. Live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite. Kits are $5, pick up at the resource library of your choice.

    Deviens un/e détective et complète des différentes activités de STEAM reliées à l’enquête d’un lieu du crime ! Pour les enfants en deuxième à sixième année. En direct sur Zoom. Inscris-toi sur Eventbrite. Les kits coûtent $5 et seront prêts à ramasser à la bibliothèque ressource de ton choix.

 
2021
Feb
10
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!
  • Virtual Jewish Book Club

    Online Programs  
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Join us bimonthly for a lively discussion about books on various Jewish interest topics. All are welcome. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Reflecting on Racism & Discrimination: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    First in an ongoing lecture series, this session will explore what diversity, equity and inclusion really mean. Presented by Agapi Gessesse from the Premier's Council on Equality of Opportunity. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2021
Feb
11
Thu
  • 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.
 
2021
Feb
12
Fri
  • Virtual Baby and Preschool Activities

    Online Programs  
    Check out our weekly online activities and monthly videos. They can make learning at home with your little one lots of fun! For parents and children aged 0-5.
 
2021
Feb
15
Mon
  • Virtual Family Play Day!

    Online Programs  
    This Family Day gather your household for VPL's first Virtual Family Play Day program activities!
 
 

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