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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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2023
February
8
Wednesday
  • STEAM Club

    6:30 PM to 7:30 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.
 
  • Stuffed Animal Sleepover

    6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
    Bring your stuffed animal for some storytime fun, then your stuffed friends will stay at the library for a special overnight adventure! For preschool-grade 3. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Stuffed Animal Sleepover

    6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
    Bring your stuffed animal for some storytime fun, then your stuffed friends will stay at the library for a special overnight adventure! For preschool-grade 3. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Kitchen STEAM: Chocolate

    6:45 PM to 8:00 PM
    Make your own handmade chocolates for yourself or someone special this Valentine’s day! For grades 7-12. Registration is $7 on Eventbrite.
  • Baby Adventures Storytime

    January 11, 2023 to February 22, 2023
    Wednesdays, 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Join us for lively songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun. This program is designed for babies from birth to crawling.
  • Baby Adventures Storytime

    January 11, 2023 to February 22, 2023
    Wednesdays, 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Join us for lively songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun. This program is designed for babies from birth to crawling.
  • Discover LinkedIn Learning, Brainfuse & Zoom

    January 11, 2023 to February 22, 2023
    Wednesdays, 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    Join us for a 15 minute one-on-one introduction to one of three great digital resources: Zoom, Brainfuse, and LinkedIn Learning. Visit the Information Desk for more information.
  • Fun With French / Plaisir de lire

    January 11, 2023 to February 22, 2023
    Wednesdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Parlez vous français? Join us for activities and reading practice, led by French speaking volunteers from our community. For grades 2-6.

    Rejoignez-nous pour des activités et de la lecture, animées par des bénévoles francophones de notre communauté. Pour les enfants de la 2e à la 6e année.

  • Little Explorers Storytime

    January 11, 2023 to February 22, 2023
    Wednesdays, 10:00 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • Little Explorers Storytime

    January 11, 2023 to February 22, 2023
    Wednesdays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • Minecrafters Club

    January 11, 2023 to February 22, 2023
    Wednesdays, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    Mine with friends, craft your worlds, and challenge yourself to a whole new level of building at the library! Master builders or beginners, all are welcome.
  • Tech Tutor 1-on-1

    January 11, 2023 to February 22, 2023
    Wednesdays, 6:00 PM to 8:00 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.
  • Tech Tutor 1-on-1

    January 11, 2023 to February 22, 2023
    Wednesdays, 6:00 PM to 8:00 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.
  • Virtual French Meetup for Adults / Cercle de discussion

    January 18, 2023 to February 22, 2023
    Wednesdays, 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.

  • Baby Adventures Storytime

    February 1, 2023 to February 22, 2023
    Wednesdays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    Join us for lively songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun. This program is designed for babies from birth to crawling.
  • Reading Buddies

    February 8, 2023 to May 3, 2023
    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.
 

Ongoing Programs

 

  • Baby Adventures Storytime

    January 9, 2023 to February 27, 2023
    Mondays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    Join us for lively songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun. This program is designed for babies from birth to crawling.
  • January 10, 2023 to February 28, 2023
    Tuesdays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    Join us for lively songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun. This program is designed for babies from birth to crawling.
  • January 12, 2023 to February 23, 2023
    Thursdays, 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Join us for lively songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun. This program is designed for babies from birth to crawling.
  • January 12, 2023 to February 23, 2023
    Thursdays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    Join us for lively songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun. This program is designed for babies from birth to crawling.
  • January 10, 2023 to February 28, 2023
    Tuesdays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    Join us for lively songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun. This program is designed for babies from birth to crawling.
  • January 9, 2023 to February 27, 2023
    Mondays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    Join us for lively songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun. This program is designed for babies from birth to crawling.
  • January 12, 2023 to February 23, 2023
    Thursdays, 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Join us for lively songs, bounces, rhymes and plenty of baby time fun. This program is designed for babies from birth to crawling.
 
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  • Chess Club

    January 10, 2023 to February 28, 2023
    Tuesdays, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    Drop in and test your strategies, learn some new skills, or battle it out with our talented Chess in the Library student volunteers. Beginners and pros are welcome!
  • January 12, 2023 to February 23, 2023
    Thursdays, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    Drop in and test your strategies, learn some new skills, or battle it out with our talented Chess in the Library student volunteers. Beginners and pros are welcome!
  • January 14, 2023 to February 25, 2023
    Saturdays, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Drop in and test your strategies, learn some new skills, or battle it out with our talented Chess in the Library student volunteers. Beginners and pros are welcome!
 
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  • D&D Club

    January 17, 2023 to April 25, 2023
    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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  • Discover LinkedIn Learning, Brainfuse & Zoom

    January 9, 2023 to February 27, 2023
    Mondays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Join us for a 15 minute one-on-one introduction to one of three great digital resources: Zoom, Brainfuse, and LinkedIn Learning. Visit the Information Desk for more information.
  • January 10, 2023 to February 28, 2023
    Tuesdays, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Join us for a 15 minute one-on-one introduction to one of three great digital resources: Zoom, Brainfuse, and LinkedIn Learning. Visit the Information Desk for more information.
 
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  • Fun With French / Plaisir de lire

    January 12, 2023 to February 23, 2023
    Thursdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Parlez vous français? Join us for activities and reading practice, led by French speaking volunteers from our community. For grades 2-6.

    Rejoignez-nous pour des activités et de la lecture, animées par des bénévoles francophones de notre communauté. Pour les enfants de la 2e à la 6e année.

 
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  • Italian Storytime

    January 12, 2023 to February 23, 2023
    Thursdays, 6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
    Ciao a tutti! Join us for fun stories, songs and rhymes in Italian that you can enjoy with your whole family.

    Ciao a tutti! Vi invitiamo a partecipare con tutta la famiglia al nostro programma di storie, canzoni e rime divertenti in italiano.

 
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  • Little Explorers Storytime

    January 12, 2023 to February 23, 2023
    Thursdays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • January 12, 2023 to February 23, 2023
    Thursdays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • January 8, 2023 to February 26, 2023
    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.
  • January 13, 2023 to February 24, 2023
    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.
  • January 10, 2023 to February 28, 2023
    Tuesdays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • January 12, 2023 to February 23, 2023
    Thursdays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • January 10, 2023 to February 28, 2023
    Tuesdays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • January 7, 2023 to February 25, 2023
    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.
  • January 12, 2023 to February 23, 2023
    Thursdays, 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
  • January 9, 2023 to February 27, 2023
    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.
  • January 9, 2023 to February 27, 2023
    Mondays, 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    This program features songs, action rhymes, and early literacy activities designed for toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.
 
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  • Reading Buddies

    February 6, 2023 to April 24, 2023
    Mondays, 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
    Have fun while practicing your reading skills and enjoying literacy activities and games with volunteers. For grades 1-6. Register on Eventbrite.
  • February 7, 2023 to April 25, 2023
    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.
  • February 7, 2023 to March 28, 2023
    Tuesdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Have fun while practicing your reading skills and enjoying literacy activities and games with volunteers. For grades 1-6. Register on Eventbrite.
  • February 11, 2023 to April 29, 2023
    Saturdays, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Have fun while practicing your reading skills and enjoying literacy activities and games with volunteers. For grades 1-6. Register on Eventbrite.
 
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  • Tech Tutor 1-on-1

    January 7, 2023 to February 25, 2023
    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.
  • January 12, 2023 to February 28, 2023
    Thursdays, 5:00 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.
  • January 9, 2023 to February 27, 2023
    Mondays, 6:00 PM to 8:00 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.
  • January 24, 2023 to February 28, 2023
    Tuesdays, 6:00 PM to 8:00 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.
 
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Programs Coming Up

2023
Feb
20
Mon
  • Family Day: Mad Science Show!

    10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    Up, Up and Away! Learn about the principles of air pressure and how it affects the world while having fun with hot air balloons and more. For all ages.
  • Family Day: Mad Science Show!

    12:30 PM to 1:15 PM
    Up, Up and Away! Learn about the principles of air pressure and how it affects the world while having fun with hot air balloons and more. For all ages.
  • Family Day: Mad Science Show!

    3:00 PM to 3:45 PM
    Up, Up and Away! Learn about the principles of air pressure and how it affects the world while having fun with hot air balloons and more. For all ages.
 
2023
Feb
21
Tue
  • Visit the Therapy Dogs

    1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
    Too stressed to study? Take a break and visit the therapy dogs, in partnership with St. John Ambulance.
  • STEAM Club for Homeschoolers

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Hands-on activities that explore science, technology, engineering, art and math. For grades 3-8. Just drop in!
  • Healthy Rivers

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Learn about local rivers, including their significance, threats, conservation works, and what we can do to protect them. Presented by Ontario Streams. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Kids' French Book Club / Club de lecture

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Every month, read something new in French and come join us to share your ideas! Activities and games will follow the discussion. For grades 2-6. Register on Eventbrite.

    A chaque mois, lis quelque chose de nouveau en français et viens nous en parler. Activités et jeux après la discussion! Pour les enfants de la 2e à la 6e année. Inscription sur Eventbrite.

 
2023
Feb
22
Wed
  • Franco-Ontarian Author visits / Visites Franc-O

    10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Thanks to a Francophone Community Grant from the Government of Ontario, VPL is offering a series of Franco-Ontario author visits for school-aged children.
  • Italian Storytime on Zoom / Storytime in italiano su Zoom

    10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Ciao a tutti! Join us for fun stories, songs and rhymes in Italian that you can enjoy with your whole family. Sessions are hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.

    Ciao a tutti! Vi invitiamo a partecipare con tutta la famiglia al nostro programma di storie, canzoni e rime divertenti in italiano. Le sessioni saranno in diretta su Zoom. Registratevi su Eventbrite.

  • Franco-Ontarian Author visits / Visites Franc-O

    12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
    Thanks to a Francophone Community Grant from the Government of Ontario, VPL is offering a series of Franco-Ontario author visits for school-aged children.
  • Kids' Book Club

    6:30 PM to 7:30 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.
  • STEAM Club

    6:30 PM to 7:30 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.
  • Conversations on Social Inclusion: Autism & the Transition to Adulthood

    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    A discussion on strategies to support transition planning to adulthood for people with Autism. Presented by Kerry's Place, Autism Services. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2023
Feb
23
Thu
  • Design Projects: Dual Colour 3D Nametags

    6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    Learn how to design a 3D-printed nametag or keychain in 2 colours. Basic TinkerCAD experience recommended. For grades 4-7. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
  • 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.
  • Summer Company Info Session

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Interested in starting a business? Get mentorship from Vaughan’s business community. Learn about resources, services and funding. In partnership with VBEC. Join us in person or on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.
 
2023
Feb
25
Sat
  • D&D Club

    2:00 PM to 4:00 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.
  • Let's Go to the Movies

    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Enjoy a variety of interesting contemporary films with other movie enthusiasts.
  • Pokémon League

    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Whether you own Pokémon Cards, love Pokémon or just want something fun to do, join us for a huge range of Pokémon activities at the library! All ages are welcome.
 
 
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