Adults

Enterprising Careers for Women

Build your self-confidence, create an action plan, work one-on-one with a career coach and receive support for one year. Plus, access networking events with guest speakers.

 

Friday Jan 14 or 21 (orientation)

Fridays | Jan 28 – Apr 1 l 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

 

For women 18+ living in York Region.

 

In partnership with Women’s Centre of York Region.

 

Register at: wcyr.ca/registration

January 28th, 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Enterprising Careers for Women

Build your self-confidence, create an action plan, work one-on-one with a career coach and receive support for one year. Plus, access networking events with guest speakers.

 

Friday Jan 14 or 21 (orientation)

Fridays | Jan 28 – Apr 1 l 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

 

For women 18+ living in York Region.

 

In partnership with Women’s Centre of York Region.

 

Register at: wcyr.ca/registration

January 21st, 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Enterprising Careers for Women

Build your self-confidence, create an action plan, work one-on-one with a career coach and receive support for one year. Plus, access networking events with guest speakers.

 

Friday Jan 14 or 21 (orientation)

Fridays | Jan 28 – Apr 1 l 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

 

For women 18+ living in York Region.

 

In partnership with Women’s Centre of York Region.

 

Register at: wcyr.ca/registration

January 14th, 10:00am to 12:00pm
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ONE(NINE) All Day Screening

During the COVID-19 pandemic, nine women filmmakers isolating in different parts of the world, joined to make a film.

ONE(NINE) is a timeless multiversal experience of what it means to find connection in a time of isolation.

View trailer at vimeo.com/465417200

To receive the link to the film, register at bit.ly/30Y5yEL

To join the discussion on Women in Film, register at bit.ly/3CPGb55

March 8th, 1:00am to 11:45pm
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Be a Better Beta

Why do you need a Beta Reader? Beta readers can be one of the best tools in your writing arsenal. Used well, they improve your writing in ways you couldn't imagine before.

Beta readers help you see your story from another set of eyeballs. Learn how to give and get better feedback on your writing.

 

About the Facilitator:

 

Rachel Rosen has worked in the publishing industry as a graphic designer, editor, workshop designer, ghostwriter and manuscript evaluator. Her upcoming book Cascade will be released in Spring 2022.

February 13th, 2:00pm to 3:30pm
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Changing the Way Housing Can Work

Alex Bozikovic unpacks the housing affordability crisis and offers innovative ideas for creating housing for all ages and demographic groups, posing tough questions about the issues that will make or break our communities. 

House Divided was shortlisted for the Speaker’s Book Award of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. Alex has also written for journals including AzureArchitect, Architectural RecordDwell, Frame, Landscape Architecture Magazine, and Spacing. 

January 27th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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An Evening with George Elliott Clarke: Where Beauty Survived

George Elliott Clarke is an internationally-renowned poet, novelist, playwright, screenwriter, librettist and scholar. His books have won many honours, including the Governor General Literary Award, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Achievement Award and the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Fellowship Prize. He was appointed to the Order of Canada in 2008 and served as Canada’s 7th Parliamentary Poet Laureate.

February 3rd, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Maker Day: Beeswax Wraps

December 2 - Register for your kit (24 available)
December 16 - Live Zoom tutorial at 7pm.

Beeswax wraps are a reusable and environmentally friendly way to store your food. Learn how to make your own!

Register by emailing lgreig@aurorapl.ca with your last name and valid library card number.
One kit per card, ages 14+. Kits are limited.
Pick up your kit along with the rest of your holds starting December 2. Take your kit home and join us on Thursday, December 16 at 7pm for a live tutorial on Zoom.

December 16th, 7:00pm to 7:30pm
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