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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
19
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 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

    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 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
Feb
1
Mon
  • Virtual PA Day: Snow Day!

    Online Programs  
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Love snow? Join us for science experiments and other snowy fun! Designed for elementary students. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite
  • Guide des ressources éducatives en ligne

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Il existe plusieurs ressources en ligne pour parents et étudiants! Rejoignez-nous sur Zoom pour une séance d’information sur les meilleurs-tels Brainfuse et Cantook Station. Inscrivez-vous sur Eventbrite.
 
2021
Feb
2
Tue
  • Amazing Nature: Protecting Our Great Lakes

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Learn about the diverse array of plants, animals and rich ecosystems that are unique to our amazing Great Lakes and learn what we can do to conserve them. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • 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.
 
2021
Feb
4
Thu
  • 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!
  • Virtual Harry Potter Party

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Calling all Harry Potter fans! Join us for a night of magic, bilingual activities and more! For Grades 1-6. Session will be hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • What are Microplastics?

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Join the U of T Trash Team to learn what microplastics are and some of the ways we can tackle plastic pollution individually and systemically. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2021
Feb
6
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
Feb
7
Sun
  • Unleash your Creativity!

    Online Programs  
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Creativity is a fun way to reduce stress! Learn about training your brain to think "outside the box" in this interactive session. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
 

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