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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
22
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
Feb
23
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 French Meetup for Adults

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Practice your French in good company! Through this six-week program, you will learn useful and exciting French as well as practice with other learners. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.

    Venez pratiquer votre français en bonne compagnie! À travers ce programme de six semaines, vous apprendrez du français intéressant en plus de pratiquer avec les autres participants. Le programme est en direct sur Zoom. Inscrivez-vous sur Eventbrite.

  • 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
Feb
24
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!
 
2021
Feb
25
Thu
  • COVID-19 Support for Workers

    Online Programs  
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    A review of Employment Insurance benefits, actions needed for maintaining benefits and earnings while on claim and other resources to support return to work endeavors. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Mental Empowerment

    Online Programs  
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    A mental empowerment presentation on developing resiliency and creating a positive mindset. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • 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.
 
2021
Feb
27
Sat
  • Virtual GameLab

    Online Programs  
    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Learn how to develop your own game using Game Maker Studio 2 and bring the game of your dreams to life! For grades 5-8. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
 

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