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We’ve gone virtual!

Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, we introduced a selection of virtual programs that you can enjoy from home on various digital platforms.


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Programs Coming Up

2024
Mar
4
Mon
  • Teen Virtual Reality Club

    2:45 PM to 3:45 PM
    Want to use lightsabers, golf clubs, scuba gear, and more? Experience fun games and programs with our Virtual Reality headsets. For grades 9-12.
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  • Buzzing Bristlebots

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Learn about electricity and circuits and we'll build a simple robot that dances around! Registration is $7 on Eventbrite. For grades 2-5.
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  • Kids' Book Club

    7:00 PM to 8:00 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 grades 3-7.
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  • Oscars Trivia Night

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Calling all movie buffs! Get ready for the Academy Awards with a night of trivia! Wear your finest as we quiz you on Oscar winners and losers. Join us on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
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  • D&D Club

    January 30, 2024 to April 16, 2024,
    Tuesdays 6:00 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 grades 6-12. Register on Eventbrite.
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Ongoing Programs

 
 
 
  • D&D Club

    January 30, 2024 to April 16, 2024,
    Tuesdays 6:00 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 grades 6-12. Register on Eventbrite.
 
  • GameJam

    March 1, 2024 to March 31, 2024
    Calling all young game designers! Take on the GameJam challenge and design a video game that fits a hidden theme to be revealed on March 1st. You have all month to complete your game. See our website for details.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024
    Calling all young game designers! Take on the GameJam challenge and design a video game that fits a hidden theme to be revealed on March 1st. You have all month to complete your game. See our website for details.
 
 
 
  • Little Explorers Storytime

    March 4, 2024 to April 29, 2024,
    Mondays 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Sundays 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Fridays 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Saturdays 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
 
  • Reading Buddies

    February 21, 2024 to May 1, 2024,
    Wednesdays 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Wednesdays 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Have fun while practicing your reading skills and enjoying literacy activities and games with volunteers. For grades 1-6. Register on Eventbrite.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Tuesdays 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Have fun while practicing your reading skills and enjoying literacy activities and games with volunteers. For grades 1-6. Register on Eventbrite.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Sundays 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Have fun while practicing your reading skills and enjoying literacy activities and games with volunteers. For grades 1-6. Register on Eventbrite.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Wednesdays 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    Have fun while practicing your reading skills and enjoying literacy activities and games with volunteers. For grades 1-6. Register on Eventbrite.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Thursdays 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
    Have fun while practicing your reading skills and enjoying literacy activities and games with volunteers. For grades 1-6. Register on Eventbrite.
 
 
 
  • Tech Tutor 1-on-1

    March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Mondays 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Drop in and get hands-on assistance from volunteers for some basic technology questions such as navigating the internet, using your tablet, or sending emails.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Mondays 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Drop in and get hands-on assistance from volunteers for some basic technology questions such as navigating the internet, using your tablet, or sending emails.
  • March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024,
    Saturdays 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Drop in and get hands-on assistance from volunteers for some basic technology questions such as navigating the internet, using your tablet, or sending emails.
 
  • Zumbini

    March 4, 2024 to April 29, 2024,
    Mondays 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    A unique, fun program incorporating music and movement to encourage parent-child bonding while helping to develop early literacy, motor and social skills. Offered in partnership with EarlyON. See website for registration details.
 


Programs Coming Up

2024
Mar
5
Tue
  • Mandarin Storytime / 中文故事会

    10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Join us for fun songs and joyful rhymes in Mandarin and English! Suitable for the whole family. No previous knowledge of Mandarin required. 歡迎大家來圖書館我們一起聽中文故事.
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  • ESL Café

    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Newcomers and ESL learners can meet to practice their English in an informal environment with adult volunteers. In partnership with CCSYR through Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP) in York Region. For registration and information, please contact LSP@CCSYR.ORG or 289-317-3745.
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  • True Stories Book Club

    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    We'll explore a variety of popular non-fiction titles, from current affairs to cutting-edge science, as well as true stories. Join us in person or on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
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  • STEAM Club

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Drop in and have fun exploring new STEAM topics with guided, hands-on activities about science, technology, engineering, art, and math. For grades 3-8.
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  • Passport to Vaughan: Ramadan & Food

    10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    What is Ramadan and what foods are eaten to break the fast? Presented by Muslim Women of Vaughan. Registration is free on Eventbrite.
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  • Epilepsy and Seizures 101

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Learn to understand epilepsy and seizures, common seizure types, seizure first aid, and how the community can further support those living with epilepsy. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
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  • Virtual ESL Café

    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. In partnership with CCSYR through Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP) in York Region. For registration and information, please contact LSP@ccsyr.org.
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  • Coding Buddies

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Want to learn to code? Already a pro? Team up with volunteer programmers and tackle some coding challenges using Scratch & CodeCombat! For grades 2-5. Register on Eventbrite.
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2024
Mar
6
Wed
  • Let’s Make Tarte Tatin! / Préparons une tarte Tatin!

    6:15 PM to 7:45 PM
    Let’s make Tarte Tatin and learn more about French pastries together, en français! Registration is $5 on Eventbrite.

    Préparons une tarte Tatin et explorons les pâtisseries traditionnelles françaises. $5 par participant. Inscription sur Eventbrite.

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  • STEAM Club

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Drop in and have fun exploring new STEAM topics with guided, hands-on activities about science, technology, engineering, art, and math. For grades 3-8.
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