Special event

Meet the Seasons Newcomer Nature Tour

Join educators from the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority in this fun and interactive introduction to the four seasons in Aurora. This free event is geared toward newcomer families of all ages.

Please come dressed for seasonal weather. We will spend part of our time indoors and part of our time outside, regardless of the conditions.

January 11th, 10:00am to 11:30am
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Protect Yourself Against Fraud Workshop (Mandarin)

Library Settlement Partnerships presents "Don't Get Scammed", a workshop about fraud protection for Mandarin speakers.

Topics will include: 

 Identity theft 身份盗窃
 Advertising and sales tactics 广告销售伎俩
 Signs you may be a victim 如何识别是否上当
 Actions to take if you are a victim 上当后如何应对
 Steps to protect yourself 如何自我保护
 Resources and Q&A 你问我答

September 17th, 10:45am

An evening featuring three Poets Laureate


Poets look at the night sky and find the words to express the wonder.
Poets speak the human condition in love, despair and wild abandon.


Experience the magic of spoken poetry at an intimate evening featuring three Poets Laureate.


George Elliott Clarke, Canadian Parliamentary Poet Laureate 2016 – 2017
Anna Yin, Mississauga Poet Laureate 2015 – 2017
Tom Leduc, Sudbury Poet Laureate, 2014 – 2016


October 23rd, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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All Candidates Meet and Greet

Aurora Public Library invites you to drop by for an informal "meet and greet" with candidates nominated in the upcoming federal election. 

This is an opportunity to meet candidates from the ridings of Newmarket-Aurora, and Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill over coffee and conversation. It is intended as an informal session in accordance with the Library's role in civic engagement

Free, drop in!

October 8th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Reconnecting With Your Profession in Canada


Join us for this free seminar for those who have recently moved to Canada and want to reconnect with their career. 

Topics include: 

  • Work eligibility in Canada 
  • Local resources for skilled immigrants
  • Mentorships and bridging programs
  • Accreditation and credentials assessment services
  • Occupational-specific language training

Facilitated by Vanessa McBride, Employment Mentoring Coach at Seneca Employment Services 

November 20th, 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Scary Stories for Grown-Ups

Scary Stories for Grown-Ups features three fabulous storytellers with tales to chill you to the bones.

Featuring: David Heard, Tim Greenwood and Troy Harkin

If you have a story to share at the open mic, please contact rmandelcorn@aurorapl.ca

Halloween-themed refreshments l Costumes welcome


October 29th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Eco-Adventure is a nature club that teaches children about the environment and how they can make a difference.

Saturday September 14, 2:00-3:00: Egg Carton Gardens
Saturday September 28, 2:00-3:00: YorkU Bee presentation
Saturday October 12, 2:00-3:00: Composting
Saturday October 26, 2:00-3:00: Upcycling

Ages 4 years and up

Free, drop-in!

Repeats every 2 weeks every Saturday 4 times .
September 14th, 2:00pm to 3:00pm
September 28th, 2:00pm to 3:00pm
October 12th, 2:00pm to 3:00pm
October 26th, 2:00pm to 3:00pm