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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
21
Thursday
  • Magical Morocco: Glimpses of Architecture

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Join us on an adventure through the Kingdom of Morocco where the sunshine, colour, sights and sounds will help banish the winter blues! Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
  • Virtual Kids' French Book Club

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Do you enjoy reading in French? Join us on Zoom for a fun discussion and activities. Each month, there’s a new theme and you can read any book you want, according to the theme. For grades 3-6. Register on Eventbrite.

    Rencontrez-nous sur Zoom à chaque mois pour une discussion et pour des activités amusantes. Choisissez le livre que vous voulez correspondant au thème du mois! Pour les enfants de la 3e année à la 6e année. Inscrivez-vous sur Eventbrite.

  • 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.
 

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 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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  • 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 feature 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
23
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
24
Sun
  • Virtual Family Literacy Day Party!

    Online Programs  
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Celebrate Family Literacy Day with Vaughan Public Libraries! Join the fun live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2021
Jan
25
Mon
  • Virtual Teen Book Club

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Join us once a month for a virtual book club where you and other teens can discuss the book of the month. Sessions are live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2021
Jan
26
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.
  • Virtual Hooked on Books

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Join us for fun weekly book-based activities on our website and also monthly book chats about your favourite books on Zoom! Register on Eventbrite!
 
2021
Jan
27
Wed
  • Digital Escape Rooms

    Online Programs  
    Put your thinking caps on and get ready to pit your wits against various challenges to escape! Each room is online and ready to play!
  • Online Safety for Parents

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    An information session for parents on internet safety, including cyberbullying and parental controls. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
 

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