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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
July
26
Monday
  • 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.
 
  • Virtual Mandarin Storytime 中文故事会

    Online Programs  
    June 1, 2021 to August 16, 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.
  • SRC Reading Report Zoom Room

    Online Programs  
    July 5, 2021 to August 16, 2021
    Mondays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Join library staff to report your TD Summer Reading Club reading. Drop in anytime during the reporting hour. We love hearing about what kids are reading! Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 

Ongoing Programs

 

  • Baby Adventures Storytime on Zoom

    Online Programs  
    July 6, 2021 to July 27, 2021
    Tuesdays, 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
    Join us online for live songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun in this four week program. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Online Programs  
    August 3, 2021 to August 17, 2021
    Tuesdays, 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
    Join us online for live songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun in this four week program. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
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  • Little Explorers Storytime on Zoom

    Online Programs  
    July 8, 2021 to July 29, 2021
    Thursdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    This four week program features stories, songs, action rhymes and early literacy activities that are fun for the whole family. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Online Programs  
    August 5, 2021 to August 19, 2021
    Thursdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    This four week program features stories, songs, action rhymes and early literacy activities that are fun for the whole family. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
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  • SRC Reading Report Zoom Room

    Online Programs  
    July 8, 2021 to August 19, 2021
    Thursdays, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Join library staff to report your TD Summer Reading Club reading. Drop in anytime during the reporting hour. We love hearing about what kids are reading! Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
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  • Virtual French Teen Café

    Online Programs  
    July 6, 2021 to August 10, 2021
    Tuesdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Losing your French during summer? Fear not, the library has you covered! All teens are welcome to practice their French through fun activities and discussions. For grades 7-12. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
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  • Virtual Little Explorers Storytime

    Online Programs  
    June 2, 2021 to August 18, 2021
    Wednesdays, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    This program feature songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities. Live Wednesdays at 10:30 on IG. YouTube videos and IGTV recordings are available to watch anytime. Fun for the whole family!
  • Online Programs  
    June 5, 2021 to August 21, 2021
    Saturdays
    This program feature songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities. Live Wednesdays at 10:30 on IG. YouTube videos and IGTV recordings are available to watch anytime. Fun for the whole family!
 
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Programs Coming Up

2021
Jul
27
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. In partnership with CCSYR through Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP) in York Region. For registration and information, please contact LSP@ccsyr.org or call/text 647-859-9092.
  • STEAM Workshops: Will It Float?

    Online Programs  
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Let's build floating rafts and test them! Will they sink or float? Let's find out. For grades 3-6. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite. Kits are $10, pick up at the Resource Library of your choice.
  • 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
Jul
28
Wed
  • Lots of Laughs!

    Online Programs  
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Knock, Knock. Who’s there? It’s VPL ready to make you laugh with jokes, riddles, silliness, and a little bit of French in the mix! For grades K-6. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Passport to Vaughan: Korean Tea Culture

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    A showcase of Korean Tea Culture. Explore and celebrate the different types of Korean tea, tea regions and festivals and the ceremonial Darye. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2021
Jul
29
Thu
  • Hearing Loss and Aging

    Online Programs  
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    An introduction to understanding hearing loss and where to find support. Communication during COVID-19 and basic troubleshooting of hearing aids will also be discussed. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2021
Jul
30
Fri
  • 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!
  • STEAM Workshops: Is it Magic? No, it's Magnetic!

    Online Programs  
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    You have the power! Learn more about how electromagnets work and make your own versions of common electromagnetic tools. For grades 4-7. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite. Kits are $10, pick up at the Resource Library of your choice.
 
2021
Aug
3
Tue
  • Superstar Storytellers Summer Series: Meet Justin A. Reynolds and Pablo Leon

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Attention all MILES MORALES fans: this is the blockbuster event for you. Join superstar creators Justin A. Reynolds and Pablo Leon, as they take you behind-the-scenes of Shock Waves, their action-packed, original graphic novel starring Brooklyn’s Spider-Man! Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite. Hosted jointly by the public libraries of Durham and York Regions.
  • 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.
 
 
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