Events

Tales for Twos and Threes - Fall 2018

Tales for Twos and Threes is the perfect introduction to storytime and group activities! We read stories, sing songs, and learn rhymes! We colour, play with blocks and do other awesome activities! This story time is designed for ages 2 and 3, but anyone is welcome to give it a try!

Day & Time: Tuesdays, 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.

Dates: Tuesdays September 11-December 18

Ages: 2 and 3 years 

Fee: FREE, drop in.

Location: Optimist Room

December 11th, 10:30am to 11:15am
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ESL Conversation Group

ESL Conversation Group. ESL students are welcome to join this FREE continuing adult English conversation program offered by a facilitator from York Catholic District School Board. By practicing everyday conversations, you will learn new vocabulary and improve pronunciation and speaking skills. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Register in two steps: 1) Sign up for the program at the Adult Information Desk, 905-727-9494 x275  2) Take the free language assessment test: ysla@tcet.com, 1-855-330-8655 or call the ESL assistance line at 416-221-5051 x13630

December 11th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Kids Love Knitting

A drop-in knitting club for youth 7 years and up. We welcome all ability levels from beginner to expert--instruction and help are available as needed. Bring your needles and yarn (practise supplies are provided, but bring your own if you want to take it home), and come join the knitters!

Date and Time: Tuesdays September 11-December 18, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Ages: 7 years and up with an interest in learning to knit!

Fee: Free, drop-in.

Room: Lebovic

December 11th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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FIRST® LEGO® League Jr.

FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. is an amazing chance for kids to use their curiosity and creativity to develop solutions for real problems using science, technology and LEGO®! This program requires a great deal of teamwork, patience and concentration--we do have fun, and we do build with LEGO®, but it’s much more than that, so please be prepared!

Dates: Wednesdays September 26-December 12

Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Ages: 8-10 years.

December 12th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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English Conversation Circle

Join us at an informal monthly gathering where people come together to practice speaking English.

This highly interactive and fun group will feature a different theme each month to help participants practice conversation that they will use out in the community.

 

December 12th, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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Parent and Child Book Club

Hey Grade 3 and 4 readers! Grab an adult, and come participate in the Library’s Parent and Child Book Club!  We’ll discuss great books, talk about how to write a book review (and offer you a chance to film your review and see it on our webpage!), plus do lots of fun activities and games together!

Dates: Wednesdays October 10, November 14, December 12

Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Ages: Grades 3-4 with a parent or other caregiver

December 12th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Drop-in Preschool Story Time! - Fall 2018

Join our amazing new model of Preschool Story Time! Kids and their caregivers will listen to stories, do crafts and activities, sing terrific songs, maybe even watch a movie, and have a wonderful time!

Day & Time: Thursdays 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Dates: September 13-December 20

Ages: 3 – 5 years             

Fee: Free, drop in!

Location: Optimist Room

 

December 13th, 10:30am to 11:15am
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ESL Conversation Group

ESL Conversation Group. ESL students are welcome to join this FREE continuing adult English conversation program offered by a facilitator from York Catholic District School Board. By practicing everyday conversations, you will learn new vocabulary and improve pronunciation and speaking skills. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Register in two steps: 1) Sign up for the program at the Adult Information Desk, 905-727-9494 x275  2) Take the free language assessment test: ysla@tcet.com, 1-855-330-8655 or call the ESL assistance line at 416-221-5051 x13630

December 13th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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YA Book Club

If you enjoy reading and chatting about books, then this is the club for you!  Join us for lively discussions of excellent titles. 

Day & Time:  the second Thursday of each month, 7 – 8 p.m.

Dates:  October 11, November 8, December 13

Ages:  For students in Grades 8 - 12

Fee:  Free!  Please register in advance.

December 13th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Friday Family Story Time - Fall 2018

Drop in any Friday for a family storytime! Friday Family Storytime is full of stories, songs, rhymes and lots of fun for children 6 years and under with a parent or caregiver.

Date: Fridays September 7-December 21

Time: 10:30-11:00 a.m.

Ages: Best for 6 years and younger

Fee: Free, drop in

Location: Optimist Room 

December 14th, 10:30am to 11:00am
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Saturday Family Storytime - Fall 2018

Kids and their caregivers are invited to join the fun in Family Storytime! Explore the magic of books, songs and rhymes together.

Please drop in for one or all sessions!

Date: Saturdays September 22, October 6 and 20, November 3 and 17, December 8, December 15

Time: 10:30-11:00 a.m.

Ages: Best for children 6 years and under.

Fee: FREE, no registration required.

Location: Optimist Room

December 15th, 10:30am to 11:00am
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Movie Matinee: Home Alone

An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation. 1990, 103 minutes.  Home Alone 2: Lost in New York follows at 2:00 p.m.

Trailer Home Alone

December 15th, 11:00am to 1:00pm
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Library Building Days

Join us for some creative building fun at the Library’s Building Days! We have lots of LEGO® and Duplo® for you to build with, and awesome books to give you ideas! You’ll have a chance to meet new friends and work together with them to make amazing LEGO® creations!

Dates: Saturdays October 6, November 3 and December 15 and P.A. Day Monday September 24!

Time: 2:30-4:00 p.m.

Ages: 2 years and up

Fee: Free, drop in!

Room: Optimist

December 15th, 2:30pm to 4:00pm
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Holiday Ornaments Activity

It's the Pop-Up Holiday Ornaments Activity where participants will design their own holiday ornament for our mini tree upstairs!

Join us on the 2nd floor by the Children's Desk to design your own holiday ornament and help us decorate our APL mini tree!

December 17th, 4:00pm to 6:00pm
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Tales for Twos and Threes - Fall 2018

Tales for Twos and Threes is the perfect introduction to storytime and group activities! We read stories, sing songs, and learn rhymes! We colour, play with blocks and do other awesome activities! This story time is designed for ages 2 and 3, but anyone is welcome to give it a try!

Day & Time: Tuesdays, 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.

Dates: Tuesdays September 11-December 18

Ages: 2 and 3 years 

Fee: FREE, drop in.

Location: Optimist Room

December 18th, 10:30am to 11:15am
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ESL Conversation Group

ESL Conversation Group. ESL students are welcome to join this FREE continuing adult English conversation program offered by a facilitator from York Catholic District School Board. By practicing everyday conversations, you will learn new vocabulary and improve pronunciation and speaking skills. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Register in two steps: 1) Sign up for the program at the Adult Information Desk, 905-727-9494 x275  2) Take the free language assessment test: ysla@tcet.com, 1-855-330-8655 or call the ESL assistance line at 416-221-5051 x13630

December 18th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Kids Love Knitting

A drop-in knitting club for youth 7 years and up. We welcome all ability levels from beginner to expert--instruction and help are available as needed. Bring your needles and yarn (practise supplies are provided, but bring your own if you want to take it home), and come join the knitters!

Date and Time: Tuesdays September 11-December 18, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Ages: 7 years and up with an interest in learning to knit!

Fee: Free, drop-in.

Room: Lebovic

December 18th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Drop-in Preschool Story Time! - Fall 2018

Join our amazing new model of Preschool Story Time! Kids and their caregivers will listen to stories, do crafts and activities, sing terrific songs, maybe even watch a movie, and have a wonderful time!

Day & Time: Thursdays 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Dates: September 13-December 20

Ages: 3 – 5 years             

Fee: Free, drop in!

Location: Optimist Room

 

December 20th, 10:30am to 11:15am
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ESL Conversation Group

ESL Conversation Group. ESL students are welcome to join this FREE continuing adult English conversation program offered by a facilitator from York Catholic District School Board. By practicing everyday conversations, you will learn new vocabulary and improve pronunciation and speaking skills. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Register in two steps: 1) Sign up for the program at the Adult Information Desk, 905-727-9494 x275  2) Take the free language assessment test: ysla@tcet.com, 1-855-330-8655 or call the ESL assistance line at 416-221-5051 x13630

December 20th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Movie Matinee: Die Hard

John McClane, officer of the NYPD, tries to save his wife Holly Gennaro and several others that were taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.1988, 2h 12 min.  Rated R

Trailer Die Hard

December 20th, 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Let's Do This! - monthly makeshops

Join us on the third Thursday of each month for a different fun, creative project.

Day & Time:  Thursdays, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Date:  October 25, November 15, December 20*

Ages:  10 - 16

Fee:  Free!  No registration necessary, just drop in.

 

October 25: Tissue paper “stained glass”

November 15: Glass painting

December 20th, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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APL Writers' Group

The APL Writers' group is a small working collective that meets for the purpose of supporting and critiquing each other's work.

The Group is currently at capacity. For information, please contact Reccia at: rmandelcorn@aurorapl.ca

This is an alternate meeting date.

December 20th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Friday Family Story Time - Fall 2018

Drop in any Friday for a family storytime! Friday Family Storytime is full of stories, songs, rhymes and lots of fun for children 6 years and under with a parent or caregiver.

Date: Fridays September 7-December 21

Time: 10:30-11:00 a.m.

Ages: Best for 6 years and younger

Fee: Free, drop in

Location: Optimist Room 

December 21st, 10:30am to 11:00am
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Movie Matinee: Elf

After inadvertently wreaking havoc on the elf community due to his ungainly size, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole is sent to the U.S. in search of his true identity.  PG

Trailer Elf

December 21st, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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Teen Movie Days - Love, Simon

Up first for our winter break movie screenings is Love, Simon, a charming movie about Simon Spier, a high school boy who has one huge secret - he's gay. When his secret and his email relationship with an anonymous closeted boy at his school is threatened, Simon must do some balancing with his friends and family, and finally come to terms with his identity. 

Love, Simon is based on the YA book Simon Vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli. Borrow it from the library today! 

 

December 28th, 1:00pm to 3:30pm
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Money Talk$

Money Talks.  A free, informal discussion group to exchange ideas and unbiased financial information.   7:00-8:30 p.m. first Wednesday of the month, September to June.   Moderator Roger Strong is not affiliated with any financial institution.  Wednesday December 5: Investment Plans / Investment Environment: Sharing our collective experience
 
January 2nd, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Library Building Days

Join us for some creative building fun at the Library’s Building Days! We have lots of LEGO® and Duplo® for you to build with, and awesome books to give you ideas! You’ll have a chance to meet new friends and work together with them to make amazing LEGO® creations!

Dates: Wednesday January 2, Saturday February 23

Time: 2:30-4:00 p.m.

Ages: 2 years and up

Fee: Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

January 2nd, 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Time for Toddlers

Introduce your toddler to stories, rhymes and finger plays in a fun and interactive setting!  Toddlers must be at least 14 months old at the beginning of the program. Toddlers are to be accompanied by an adult.                                                   

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

January 3rd, 9:30am to 10:00am
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Preschool Storytime

Join our amazing Preschool Story Time! Kids and their caregivers will read terrific stories, do activities that help develop the skills needed for learning to read and for school, and so much more!

Every Thursday 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Ages: 3 – 5 years (others may drop in, but not all activities are suitable for younger children)   

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

January 3rd, 10:30am to 11:15am
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Teen Movie Days - Ready Player One

Our second winter break movie screening is Ready Player One, a sci-fi adventure movie based on the YA book of the same name by Ernest Cline. The year is 2045. When the creator of OASIS, a virtual reality world, dies, he releases a video challenging the players to his Easter Egg and win ownership of OASIS. Wade Watts, an oprhaned teenager, joins forces with a group of allies in order to beat the game before a big corporation can. 

 

Date:  Thursday, January 3, 1:00 – 3:30 P.M.

January 3rd, 1:00pm to 3:30pm
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APL Camera Club

Aurora Public Library Camera Club, meets the last Thursday of each month, October to May.  Swap tips with other photographers and videographers; topics will include choosing the right camera, lighting, publishing your photos online. New members welcome.  Thursday January 3, December/18 make-up meeting.

January 3rd, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Books for Babies

Come and enjoy a bouncing, tickling and singing good time as we introduce your baby to stories and lap activities! Babies must be 13 months or younger at the beginning of the program. Babies are to be accompanied by an adult.

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

Free, drop-in, limited to 20 babies with their adults

Optimist Room

January 8th, 9:30am to 10:00am
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Newcomer Women's Meetup

Enjoy a bi-weekly Tuesday morning out, where newcomers to Canada or Aurora can meet new people, share ideas and learn more about our community.

Each meet-up includes a special focus or speaker, so there is always something new to learn or fun to be had.

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

January 8th, 10:00am to 11:30am
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Tales for Twos and Threes

Tales for Twos and Threes is the perfect introduction to storytime and group activities! We read stories, sing songs, and learn rhymes! We colour, play with blocks and do other awesome activities!

Every Tuesday 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Ages: 2 and 3 years (and anyone else who wants to join us)

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

January 8th, 10:30am to 11:15am
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ESL Conversation Group

ESL Conversation Group. ESL students are welcome to join this FREE continuing adult English conversation program offered by a facilitator from York Catholic District School Board. By practicing everyday conversations, you will learn new vocabulary and improve pronunciation and speaking skills. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Register in two steps: 1) Sign up for the program at the Adult Information Desk, 905-727-9494 x275  2) Take the free language assessment test: ysla@tcet.com, 1-855-330-8655 or call the ESL assistance line at 416-221-5051 x13630

January 8th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. (except Tuesday March 12)

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

January 8th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Tech and Culture

Tech & Culture; a club for the tech enthusiast and thinker.  Are you passionate about technology? Join us to explore new technologies (with hands-on demonstrations) as well as to discuss the cultural, moral and existential impact of these technological changes on our day to day life. First Tuesday of the month, October-May, Tuesday January 8 2019

January 8th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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FIRST® LEGO® League Jr.

FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. is an amazing chance for kids to use their curiosity and creativity to develop solutions for real problems using science, technology and LEGO®! This program requires a great deal of teamwork, patience and concentration--we do have fun, and we do build with LEGO®, but it’s much more than that, so please be prepared!

Dates: Wednesdays January 9-March 6 and March 20-April 3 (no March Break meeting)

Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Ages: 8-10 years.

January 9th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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English Conversation Circle

Join us at an informal monthly gathering where people come together to practice speaking English.

This highly interactive and fun group will feature a different theme each month to help participants practice conversation that they will use out in the community.

January 9th, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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Parent and Child Book Club-Winter/Spring 2019

Hey Grade 3 and 4 readers! Grab an adult, and come participate in the Library’s Parent and Child Book Club!  We’ll discuss great books, talk about how to write a book review (and offer you a chance to film your review and see it on our webpage!), plus do lots of fun activities and games together!

Dates: Wednesdays January 9, February 13, March 20, April 10

Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Ages: Grades 3-4 with a parent or other caregiver

January 9th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Time for Toddlers

Introduce your toddler to stories, rhymes and finger plays in a fun and interactive setting!  Toddlers must be at least 14 months old at the beginning of the program. Toddlers are to be accompanied by an adult.                                                   

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

January 10th, 9:30am to 10:00am
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Preschool Storytime

Join our amazing Preschool Story Time! Kids and their caregivers will read terrific stories, do activities that help develop the skills needed for learning to read and for school, and so much more!

Every Thursday 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Ages: 3 – 5 years (others may drop in, but not all activities are suitable for younger children)   

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

January 10th, 10:30am to 11:15am
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ESL Conversation Group

ESL Conversation Group. ESL students are welcome to join this FREE continuing adult English conversation program offered by a facilitator from York Catholic District School Board. By practicing everyday conversations, you will learn new vocabulary and improve pronunciation and speaking skills. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Register in two steps: 1) Sign up for the program at the Adult Information Desk, 905-727-9494 x275  2) Take the free language assessment test: ysla@tcet.com, 1-855-330-8655 or call the ESL assistance line at 416-221-5051 x13630

January 10th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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To Be Continued...

The best way to experience a good book is to hear it read out loud – like an audio book just for you! Drop in every Thursday afternoon to hear us read our way through some fantastic middle grade chapter books. Join other book lovers and settle in to listen to a chapter or two each week. Next time we’ll pick up where we left off – the fun will always be continued!  Keep an ear out for funny voices and sound effects, and when we finish each book we’ll have some cool crafts and activities to celebrate.

January 10th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Coding with Dash the Robot!

We have two, custom-made obstacle courses for our Dash bots to travel through.

Your team’s mission — snap together commands (coding) like puzzle pieces so that Dash makes it to the finish line. Clues, puzzle-pieces and iPads will be provided!

Date: Saturday January 12, 2:00-3:00

Ages 8-10 years

Free, register in advance

Optimist Room

January 12th, 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Paws for Stories

Paws for Stories is an awesome program for beginning and struggling readers who like dogs!  It’s an exciting opportunity to read aloud to a dog and make a friend! Dogs and their owners are trained and generously provided by St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog Program. Many children find that reading aloud to a trained dog is much less stressful than reading to a person, which helps encourage them and allow them to enjoy reading!

Date: Mondays January 14, 21, 28 and February 4.

Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.

January 14th, 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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CarePartners: discussion group

Caring for someone with a serious illness?

Join our group to connect with others in similar situations.

Share your tips and learn from others how to take better care of “YOU”.

 

Facilitator: Nelia Pacheco

 

 

January 14th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Pflag Coffee Night Aurora

Aurora Public Library is excited and honoured to be partnering with Pflag.

The monthly Coffee Night will be an inclusive and welcoming space where members of our LGBTQ2 community can connect and engage,

January 14th, 7:15pm to 9:30pm
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Books for Babies

Come and enjoy a bouncing, tickling and singing good time as we introduce your baby to stories and lap activities! Babies must be 13 months or younger at the beginning of the program. Babies are to be accompanied by an adult.

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

Free, drop-in, limited to 20 babies with their adults

Optimist Room

January 15th, 9:30am to 10:00am
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Tales for Twos and Threes

Tales for Twos and Threes is the perfect introduction to storytime and group activities! We read stories, sing songs, and learn rhymes! We colour, play with blocks and do other awesome activities!

Every Tuesday 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Ages: 2 and 3 years (and anyone else who wants to join us)

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

January 15th, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

ESL Conversation Group

ESL Conversation Group. ESL students are welcome to join this FREE continuing adult English conversation program offered by a facilitator from York Catholic District School Board. By practicing everyday conversations, you will learn new vocabulary and improve pronunciation and speaking skills. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Register in two steps: 1) Sign up for the program at the Adult Information Desk, 905-727-9494 x275  2) Take the free language assessment test: ysla@tcet.com, 1-855-330-8655 or call the ESL assistance line at 416-221-5051 x13630

January 15th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. (except Tuesday March 12)

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

January 15th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Tickles and Tunes for Babies and Toddlers - Winter 2019

This preschool music program is filled with music and creative movement! Music is an important part of child development and early literacy, so don’t let your child miss out! Kathy has wonderful songs, games and rhymes for you to learn and participate in! Children are to be accompanied by an adult.

Dates: Wednesdays January 16-February 20 (6 weeks)

Time: 9:45 – 10:15 a.m.    

Ages: 6 months – 3 years

Fee: $42.00 per registered child

Location: Optimist Room

January 16th, 9:45am to 10:15am
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FIRST® LEGO® League Jr.

FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. is an amazing chance for kids to use their curiosity and creativity to develop solutions for real problems using science, technology and LEGO®! This program requires a great deal of teamwork, patience and concentration--we do have fun, and we do build with LEGO®, but it’s much more than that, so please be prepared!

Dates: Wednesdays January 9-March 6 and March 20-April 3 (no March Break meeting)

Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Ages: 8-10 years.

January 16th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Time for Toddlers

Introduce your toddler to stories, rhymes and finger plays in a fun and interactive setting!  Toddlers must be at least 14 months old at the beginning of the program. Toddlers are to be accompanied by an adult.                                                   

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

January 17th, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Preschool Storytime

Join our amazing Preschool Story Time! Kids and their caregivers will read terrific stories, do activities that help develop the skills needed for learning to read and for school, and so much more!

Every Thursday 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Ages: 3 – 5 years (others may drop in, but not all activities are suitable for younger children)   

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

January 17th, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

ESL Conversation Group

ESL Conversation Group. ESL students are welcome to join this FREE continuing adult English conversation program offered by a facilitator from York Catholic District School Board. By practicing everyday conversations, you will learn new vocabulary and improve pronunciation and speaking skills. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Register in two steps: 1) Sign up for the program at the Adult Information Desk, 905-727-9494 x275  2) Take the free language assessment test: ysla@tcet.com, 1-855-330-8655 or call the ESL assistance line at 416-221-5051 x13630

January 17th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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To Be Continued...

The best way to experience a good book is to hear it read out loud – like an audio book just for you! Drop in every Thursday afternoon to hear us read our way through some fantastic middle grade chapter books. Join other book lovers and settle in to listen to a chapter or two each week. Next time we’ll pick up where we left off – the fun will always be continued!  Keep an ear out for funny voices and sound effects, and when we finish each book we’ll have some cool crafts and activities to celebrate.

January 17th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Paws for Stories

Paws for Stories is an awesome program for beginning and struggling readers who like dogs!  It’s an exciting opportunity to read aloud to a dog and make a friend! Dogs and their owners are trained and generously provided by St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog Program. Many children find that reading aloud to a trained dog is much less stressful than reading to a person, which helps encourage them and allow them to enjoy reading!

Date: Mondays January 14, 21, 28 and February 4.

Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.

January 21st, 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Books for Babies

Come and enjoy a bouncing, tickling and singing good time as we introduce your baby to stories and lap activities! Babies must be 13 months or younger at the beginning of the program. Babies are to be accompanied by an adult.

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

Free, drop-in, limited to 20 babies with their adults

Optimist Room

January 22nd, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Newcomer Women's Meetup

Enjoy a bi-weekly Tuesday morning out, where newcomers to Canada or Aurora can meet new people, share ideas and learn more about our community.

Each meet-up includes a special focus or speaker, so there is always something new to learn or fun to be had.

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

January 22nd, 10:00am to 11:30am
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Tales for Twos and Threes

Tales for Twos and Threes is the perfect introduction to storytime and group activities! We read stories, sing songs, and learn rhymes! We colour, play with blocks and do other awesome activities!

Every Tuesday 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Ages: 2 and 3 years (and anyone else who wants to join us)

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

January 22nd, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

ESL Conversation Group

ESL Conversation Group. ESL students are welcome to join this FREE continuing adult English conversation program offered by a facilitator from York Catholic District School Board. By practicing everyday conversations, you will learn new vocabulary and improve pronunciation and speaking skills. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Register in two steps: 1) Sign up for the program at the Adult Information Desk, 905-727-9494 x275  2) Take the free language assessment test: ysla@tcet.com, 1-855-330-8655 or call the ESL assistance line at 416-221-5051 x13630
January 22nd, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. (except Tuesday March 12)

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

January 22nd, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Tuesday Philosophy Club

Tuesday Philosophy Club.  Are you interested in philosophy?  Drop by Aurora Public Library on the 4th Tuesday of every month, beginning September 2018. In these presentations, expect a friendly and engaging atmosphere.  No prior knowledge is required, only an active and open mind! Explore a new philosophy topic each month.  New members always welcome. Tuesday:
January 22
January 22nd, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Tickles and Tunes for Babies and Toddlers - Winter 2019

This preschool music program is filled with music and creative movement! Music is an important part of child development and early literacy, so don’t let your child miss out! Kathy has wonderful songs, games and rhymes for you to learn and participate in! Children are to be accompanied by an adult.

Dates: Wednesdays January 16-February 20 (6 weeks)

Time: 9:45 – 10:15 a.m.    

Ages: 6 months – 3 years

Fee: $42.00 per registered child

Location: Optimist Room

January 23rd, 9:45am to 10:15am
Event Type: 

FIRST® LEGO® League Jr.

FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. is an amazing chance for kids to use their curiosity and creativity to develop solutions for real problems using science, technology and LEGO®! This program requires a great deal of teamwork, patience and concentration--we do have fun, and we do build with LEGO®, but it’s much more than that, so please be prepared!

Dates: Wednesdays January 9-March 6 and March 20-April 3 (no March Break meeting)

Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Ages: 8-10 years.

January 23rd, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Preteen Book Club - Winter/Spring 2019

Do you love reading? Join our Preteen Book Club and make new friends with other book lovers! We’ll talk about our favourite books, do cool activities, and read and discuss some awesome new titles together.

Dates: Wednesdays January 23, February 6, March 6, April 3, May 1, 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Ages: Grades 5, 6 and 7

Fee: Free with advance registration (library card required)

Optimist Room

January 23rd, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Time for Toddlers

Introduce your toddler to stories, rhymes and finger plays in a fun and interactive setting!  Toddlers must be at least 14 months old at the beginning of the program. Toddlers are to be accompanied by an adult.                                                   

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

January 24th, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Preschool Storytime

Join our amazing Preschool Story Time! Kids and their caregivers will read terrific stories, do activities that help develop the skills needed for learning to read and for school, and so much more!

Every Thursday 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Ages: 3 – 5 years (others may drop in, but not all activities are suitable for younger children)   

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

January 24th, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

ESL Conversation Group

ESL Conversation Group. ESL students are welcome to join this FREE continuing adult English conversation program offered by a facilitator from York Catholic District School Board. By practicing everyday conversations, you will learn new vocabulary and improve pronunciation and speaking skills. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Register in two steps: 1) Sign up for the program at the Adult Information Desk, 905-727-9494 x275  2) Take the free language assessment test: ysla@tcet.com, 1-855-330-8655 or call the ESL assistance line at 416-221-5051 x13630

January 24th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

To Be Continued...

The best way to experience a good book is to hear it read out loud – like an audio book just for you! Drop in every Thursday afternoon to hear us read our way through some fantastic middle grade chapter books. Join other book lovers and settle in to listen to a chapter or two each week. Next time we’ll pick up where we left off – the fun will always be continued!  Keep an ear out for funny voices and sound effects, and when we finish each book we’ll have some cool crafts and activities to celebrate.

January 24th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Coffee House

Live Music Featuring: The Arts Music Store Students

To register for the Teen Open Mic, contact Reccia at: 905-727-9494 x 230

January 26th, 2:00pm to 3:45pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Paws for Stories

Paws for Stories is an awesome program for beginning and struggling readers who like dogs!  It’s an exciting opportunity to read aloud to a dog and make a friend! Dogs and their owners are trained and generously provided by St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog Program. Many children find that reading aloud to a trained dog is much less stressful than reading to a person, which helps encourage them and allow them to enjoy reading!

Date: Mondays January 14, 21, 28 and February 4.

Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.

January 28th, 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Books for Babies

Come and enjoy a bouncing, tickling and singing good time as we introduce your baby to stories and lap activities! Babies must be 13 months or younger at the beginning of the program. Babies are to be accompanied by an adult.

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

Free, drop-in, limited to 20 babies with their adults

Optimist Room

January 29th, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Tales for Twos and Threes

Tales for Twos and Threes is the perfect introduction to storytime and group activities! We read stories, sing songs, and learn rhymes! We colour, play with blocks and do other awesome activities!

Every Tuesday 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Ages: 2 and 3 years (and anyone else who wants to join us)

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

January 29th, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

ESL Conversation Group

ESL Conversation Group. ESL students are welcome to join this FREE continuing adult English conversation program offered by a facilitator from York Catholic District School Board. By practicing everyday conversations, you will learn new vocabulary and improve pronunciation and speaking skills. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Register in two steps: 1) Sign up for the program at the Adult Information Desk, 905-727-9494 x275  2) Take the free language assessment test: ysla@tcet.com, 1-855-330-8655 or call the ESL assistance line at 416-221-5051 x13630

January 29th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. (except Tuesday March 12)

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

January 29th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Tickles and Tunes for Babies and Toddlers - Winter 2019

This preschool music program is filled with music and creative movement! Music is an important part of child development and early literacy, so don’t let your child miss out! Kathy has wonderful songs, games and rhymes for you to learn and participate in! Children are to be accompanied by an adult.

Dates: Wednesdays January 16-February 20 (6 weeks)

Time: 9:45 – 10:15 a.m.    

Ages: 6 months – 3 years

Fee: $42.00 per registered child

Location: Optimist Room

January 30th, 9:45am to 10:15am
Event Type: 

FIRST® LEGO® League Jr.

FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. is an amazing chance for kids to use their curiosity and creativity to develop solutions for real problems using science, technology and LEGO®! This program requires a great deal of teamwork, patience and concentration--we do have fun, and we do build with LEGO®, but it’s much more than that, so please be prepared!

Dates: Wednesdays January 9-March 6 and March 20-April 3 (no March Break meeting)

Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Ages: 8-10 years.

January 30th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

APL Book Club

If you enjoy discussing books, join us the last Wednesday of the month (Sept-June, excluding Dec.) from 7:00-8:30 p.m. in the Lebovic Room.  Wednesday January 30: It Can't Happen Here

Book Club Picks 2018-19

January 30th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Time for Toddlers

Introduce your toddler to stories, rhymes and finger plays in a fun and interactive setting!  Toddlers must be at least 14 months old at the beginning of the program. Toddlers are to be accompanied by an adult.                                                   

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

January 31st, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

The Business Plan: A Hands-On Series

The Business Plan: A Hands-On Series will help fill in the gaps. Series topics include:

  • Business Plan Development
  • Branding & Marketing
  • Financial Models for Business Management
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Social Media
  • Storytelling to Engage Customers
  • Protection of Information/Cybersecurity

Registration Required. 

January 31st, 9:30am to 12:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Preschool Storytime

Join our amazing Preschool Story Time! Kids and their caregivers will read terrific stories, do activities that help develop the skills needed for learning to read and for school, and so much more!

Every Thursday 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Ages: 3 – 5 years (others may drop in, but not all activities are suitable for younger children)   

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

January 31st, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

ESL Conversation Group

ESL Conversation Group. ESL students are welcome to join this FREE continuing adult English conversation program offered by a facilitator from York Catholic District School Board. By practicing everyday conversations, you will learn new vocabulary and improve pronunciation and speaking skills. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Register in two steps: 1) Sign up for the program at the Adult Information Desk, 905-727-9494 x275  2) Take the free language assessment test: ysla@tcet.com, 1-855-330-8655 or call the ESL assistance line at 416-221-5051 x13630

January 31st, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

To Be Continued...

The best way to experience a good book is to hear it read out loud – like an audio book just for you! Drop in every Thursday afternoon to hear us read our way through some fantastic middle grade chapter books. Join other book lovers and settle in to listen to a chapter or two each week. Next time we’ll pick up where we left off – the fun will always be continued!  Keep an ear out for funny voices and sound effects, and when we finish each book we’ll have some cool crafts and activities to celebrate.

January 31st, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

APL Camera Club

Aurora Public Library Camera Club, meets the last Thursday of each month, October to May.  Swap tips with other photographers and videographers; topics will include choosing the right camera, lighting, publishing your photos online. New members welcome.  Thursday January 31

January 31st, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Paws for Stories

Paws for Stories is an awesome program for beginning and struggling readers who like dogs!  It’s an exciting opportunity to read aloud to a dog and make a friend! Dogs and their owners are trained and generously provided by St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog Program. Many children find that reading aloud to a trained dog is much less stressful than reading to a person, which helps encourage them and allow them to enjoy reading!

Date: Mondays January 14, 21, 28 and February 4.

Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.

February 4th, 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Toastmasters for Teens - Youth Leadership Program

This youth leadership program is a fun way to boost your confidence and develop leadership and public speaking skills. Offered in partnership with Towns of York Toastmasters.

Day & Time:  Mondays, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Date:  February 4 – March 25

Ages:  15 - 18

Fee:  Free!

February 4th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Books for Babies

Come and enjoy a bouncing, tickling and singing good time as we introduce your baby to stories and lap activities! Babies must be 13 months or younger at the beginning of the program. Babies are to be accompanied by an adult.

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

Free, drop-in, limited to 20 babies with their adults

Optimist Room

February 5th, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Newcomer Women's Meetup

Enjoy a bi-weekly Tuesday morning out, where newcomers to Canada or Aurora can meet new people, share ideas and learn more about our community.

Each meet-up includes a special focus or speaker, so there is always something new to learn or fun to be had.

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

February 5th, 10:00am to 11:30am
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Tales for Twos and Threes

Tales for Twos and Threes is the perfect introduction to storytime and group activities! We read stories, sing songs, and learn rhymes! We colour, play with blocks and do other awesome activities!

Every Tuesday 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Ages: 2 and 3 years (and anyone else who wants to join us)

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

February 5th, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. (except Tuesday March 12)

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

February 5th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Tickles and Tunes for Babies and Toddlers - Winter 2019

This preschool music program is filled with music and creative movement! Music is an important part of child development and early literacy, so don’t let your child miss out! Kathy has wonderful songs, games and rhymes for you to learn and participate in! Children are to be accompanied by an adult.

Dates: Wednesdays January 16-February 20 (6 weeks)

Time: 9:45 – 10:15 a.m.    

Ages: 6 months – 3 years

Fee: $42.00 per registered child

Location: Optimist Room

February 6th, 9:45am to 10:15am
Event Type: 

FIRST® LEGO® League Jr.

FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. is an amazing chance for kids to use their curiosity and creativity to develop solutions for real problems using science, technology and LEGO®! This program requires a great deal of teamwork, patience and concentration--we do have fun, and we do build with LEGO®, but it’s much more than that, so please be prepared!

Dates: Wednesdays January 9-March 6 and March 20-April 3 (no March Break meeting)

Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Ages: 8-10 years.

February 6th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Preteen Book Club - Winter/Spring 2019

Do you love reading? Join our Preteen Book Club and make new friends with other book lovers! We’ll talk about our favourite books, do cool activities, and read and discuss some awesome new titles together.

Dates: Wednesdays January 23, February 6, March 6, April 3, May 1, 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Ages: Grades 5, 6 and 7

Fee: Free with advance registration (library card required)

Optimist Room

February 6th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Time for Toddlers

Introduce your toddler to stories, rhymes and finger plays in a fun and interactive setting!  Toddlers must be at least 14 months old at the beginning of the program. Toddlers are to be accompanied by an adult.                                                   

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

February 7th, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Preschool Storytime

Join our amazing Preschool Story Time! Kids and their caregivers will read terrific stories, do activities that help develop the skills needed for learning to read and for school, and so much more!

Every Thursday 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Ages: 3 – 5 years (others may drop in, but not all activities are suitable for younger children)   

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

February 7th, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

To Be Continued...

The best way to experience a good book is to hear it read out loud – like an audio book just for you! Drop in every Thursday afternoon to hear us read our way through some fantastic middle grade chapter books. Join other book lovers and settle in to listen to a chapter or two each week. Next time we’ll pick up where we left off – the fun will always be continued!  Keep an ear out for funny voices and sound effects, and when we finish each book we’ll have some cool crafts and activities to celebrate.

February 7th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Valentine's Makeshop!

Come and make some valentines for your friends and family, or anything else you want! As always, we’ll have supplies and ideas if you need them, but the coolest things are usually the ones you design yourself!

Date and time: Saturday February 9, 2:30-4:00 p.m.

Ages: 4 years and up!

Fee: Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

February 9th, 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Toastmasters for Teens - Youth Leadership Program

This youth leadership program is a fun way to boost your confidence and develop leadership and public speaking skills. Offered in partnership with Towns of York Toastmasters.

Day & Time:  Mondays, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Date:  February 4 – March 25

Ages:  15 - 18

Fee:  Free!

February 11th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

CarePartners: discussion group

Caring for someone with a serious illness?

Join our group to connect with others in similar situations.

Share your tips and learn from others how to take better care of “YOU”.

 

Facilitator: Nelia Pacheco

 

February 11th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Pflag Coffee Night Aurora

Aurora Public Library is excited and honoured to be partnering with Pflag.

The monthly Coffee Night will be an inclusive and welcoming space where members of our LGBTQ2 community can connect and engage,

February 11th, 7:15pm to 9:30pm
Audience: 

Books for Babies

Come and enjoy a bouncing, tickling and singing good time as we introduce your baby to stories and lap activities! Babies must be 13 months or younger at the beginning of the program. Babies are to be accompanied by an adult.

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

Free, drop-in, limited to 20 babies with their adults

Optimist Room

February 12th, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Tales for Twos and Threes

Tales for Twos and Threes is the perfect introduction to storytime and group activities! We read stories, sing songs, and learn rhymes! We colour, play with blocks and do other awesome activities!

Every Tuesday 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Ages: 2 and 3 years (and anyone else who wants to join us)

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

February 12th, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. (except Tuesday March 12)

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

February 12th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Nutrition Series: All about the Mediterranean diet

In the first of 2 nutrition seminars Sobey's Dietitian Samantha D'Arcy returns to explore the foods and nutrients that make up this lifestyle, and how it is helping people live healthier with fewer conditions such as heart disease. We will also discuss recipes and talk about how to start adding these foods into your diet. Small samples and recipes provided. Pre-register.

February 12th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Tickles and Tunes for Babies and Toddlers - Winter 2019

This preschool music program is filled with music and creative movement! Music is an important part of child development and early literacy, so don’t let your child miss out! Kathy has wonderful songs, games and rhymes for you to learn and participate in! Children are to be accompanied by an adult.

Dates: Wednesdays January 16-February 20 (6 weeks)

Time: 9:45 – 10:15 a.m.    

Ages: 6 months – 3 years

Fee: $42.00 per registered child

Location: Optimist Room

February 13th, 9:45am to 10:15am
Event Type: 

FIRST® LEGO® League Jr.

FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. is an amazing chance for kids to use their curiosity and creativity to develop solutions for real problems using science, technology and LEGO®! This program requires a great deal of teamwork, patience and concentration--we do have fun, and we do build with LEGO®, but it’s much more than that, so please be prepared!

Dates: Wednesdays January 9-March 6 and March 20-April 3 (no March Break meeting)

Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Ages: 8-10 years.

February 13th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

English Conversation Circle

Join us at an informal monthly gathering where people come together to practice speaking English.

This highly interactive and fun group will feature a different theme each month to help participants practice conversation that they will use out in the community.

February 13th, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Parent and Child Book Club-Winter/Spring 2019

Hey Grade 3 and 4 readers! Grab an adult, and come participate in the Library’s Parent and Child Book Club!  We’ll discuss great books, talk about how to write a book review (and offer you a chance to film your review and see it on our webpage!), plus do lots of fun activities and games together!

Dates: Wednesdays January 9, February 13, March 20, April 10

Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Ages: Grades 3-4 with a parent or other caregiver

February 13th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Time for Toddlers

Introduce your toddler to stories, rhymes and finger plays in a fun and interactive setting!  Toddlers must be at least 14 months old at the beginning of the program. Toddlers are to be accompanied by an adult.                                                   

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

February 14th, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Preschool Storytime

Join our amazing Preschool Story Time! Kids and their caregivers will read terrific stories, do activities that help develop the skills needed for learning to read and for school, and so much more!

Every Thursday 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Ages: 3 – 5 years (others may drop in, but not all activities are suitable for younger children)   

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

February 14th, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

To Be Continued...

The best way to experience a good book is to hear it read out loud – like an audio book just for you! Drop in every Thursday afternoon to hear us read our way through some fantastic middle grade chapter books. Join other book lovers and settle in to listen to a chapter or two each week. Next time we’ll pick up where we left off – the fun will always be continued!  Keep an ear out for funny voices and sound effects, and when we finish each book we’ll have some cool crafts and activities to celebrate.

February 14th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Toastmasters for Teens - Youth Leadership Program

This youth leadership program is a fun way to boost your confidence and develop leadership and public speaking skills. Offered in partnership with Towns of York Toastmasters.

Day & Time:  Mondays, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Date:  February 4 – March 25

Ages:  15 - 18

Fee:  Free!

February 18th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Books for Babies

Come and enjoy a bouncing, tickling and singing good time as we introduce your baby to stories and lap activities! Babies must be 13 months or younger at the beginning of the program. Babies are to be accompanied by an adult.

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

Free, drop-in, limited to 20 babies with their adults

Optimist Room

February 19th, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Newcomer Women's Meetup

Enjoy a bi-weekly Tuesday morning out, where newcomers to Canada or Aurora can meet new people, share ideas and learn more about our community.

Each meet-up includes a special focus or speaker, so there is always something new to learn or fun to be had.

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

February 19th, 10:00am to 11:30am
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Tales for Twos and Threes

Tales for Twos and Threes is the perfect introduction to storytime and group activities! We read stories, sing songs, and learn rhymes! We colour, play with blocks and do other awesome activities!

Every Tuesday 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Ages: 2 and 3 years (and anyone else who wants to join us)

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

February 19th, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. (except Tuesday March 12)

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

February 19th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Tickles and Tunes for Babies and Toddlers - Winter 2019

This preschool music program is filled with music and creative movement! Music is an important part of child development and early literacy, so don’t let your child miss out! Kathy has wonderful songs, games and rhymes for you to learn and participate in! Children are to be accompanied by an adult.

Dates: Wednesdays January 16-February 20 (6 weeks)

Time: 9:45 – 10:15 a.m.    

Ages: 6 months – 3 years

Fee: $42.00 per registered child

Location: Optimist Room

February 20th, 9:45am to 10:15am
Event Type: 

FIRST® LEGO® League Jr.

FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. is an amazing chance for kids to use their curiosity and creativity to develop solutions for real problems using science, technology and LEGO®! This program requires a great deal of teamwork, patience and concentration--we do have fun, and we do build with LEGO®, but it’s much more than that, so please be prepared!

Dates: Wednesdays January 9-March 6 and March 20-April 3 (no March Break meeting)

Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Ages: 8-10 years.

February 20th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Time for Toddlers

Introduce your toddler to stories, rhymes and finger plays in a fun and interactive setting!  Toddlers must be at least 14 months old at the beginning of the program. Toddlers are to be accompanied by an adult.                                                   

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

February 21st, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Preschool Storytime

Join our amazing Preschool Story Time! Kids and their caregivers will read terrific stories, do activities that help develop the skills needed for learning to read and for school, and so much more!

Every Thursday 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Ages: 3 – 5 years (others may drop in, but not all activities are suitable for younger children)   

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

February 21st, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

To Be Continued...

The best way to experience a good book is to hear it read out loud – like an audio book just for you! Drop in every Thursday afternoon to hear us read our way through some fantastic middle grade chapter books. Join other book lovers and settle in to listen to a chapter or two each week. Next time we’ll pick up where we left off – the fun will always be continued!  Keep an ear out for funny voices and sound effects, and when we finish each book we’ll have some cool crafts and activities to celebrate.

February 21st, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Library Building Days

Join us for some creative building fun at the Library’s Building Days! We have lots of LEGO® and Duplo® for you to build with, and awesome books to give you ideas! You’ll have a chance to meet new friends and work together with them to make amazing LEGO® creations!

Dates: Wednesday January 2, Saturday February 23

Time: 2:30-4:00 p.m.

Ages: 2 years and up

Fee: Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

February 23rd, 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Toastmasters for Teens - Youth Leadership Program

This youth leadership program is a fun way to boost your confidence and develop leadership and public speaking skills. Offered in partnership with Towns of York Toastmasters.

Day & Time:  Mondays, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Date:  February 4 – March 25

Ages:  15 - 18

Fee:  Free!

February 25th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Books for Babies

Come and enjoy a bouncing, tickling and singing good time as we introduce your baby to stories and lap activities! Babies must be 13 months or younger at the beginning of the program. Babies are to be accompanied by an adult.

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

Free, drop-in, limited to 20 babies with their adults

Optimist Room

February 26th, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Tales for Twos and Threes

Tales for Twos and Threes is the perfect introduction to storytime and group activities! We read stories, sing songs, and learn rhymes! We colour, play with blocks and do other awesome activities!

Every Tuesday 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Ages: 2 and 3 years (and anyone else who wants to join us)

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

February 26th, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. (except Tuesday March 12)

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

February 26th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

FIRST® LEGO® League Jr.

FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. is an amazing chance for kids to use their curiosity and creativity to develop solutions for real problems using science, technology and LEGO®! This program requires a great deal of teamwork, patience and concentration--we do have fun, and we do build with LEGO®, but it’s much more than that, so please be prepared!

Dates: Wednesdays January 9-March 6 and March 20-April 3 (no March Break meeting)

Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Ages: 8-10 years.

February 27th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Time for Toddlers

Introduce your toddler to stories, rhymes and finger plays in a fun and interactive setting!  Toddlers must be at least 14 months old at the beginning of the program. Toddlers are to be accompanied by an adult.                                                   

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

February 28th, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

The Business Plan: A Hands-On Series

The Business Plan: A Hands-On Series will help fill in the gaps. Series topics include:

  • Business Plan Development
  • Branding & Marketing
  • Financial Models for Business Management
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Social Media
  • Storytelling to Engage Customers
  • Protection of Information/Cybersecurity

Registration Required. 

February 28th, 9:30am to 12:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Preschool Storytime

Join our amazing Preschool Story Time! Kids and their caregivers will read terrific stories, do activities that help develop the skills needed for learning to read and for school, and so much more!

Every Thursday 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Ages: 3 – 5 years (others may drop in, but not all activities are suitable for younger children)   

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

February 28th, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

To Be Continued...

The best way to experience a good book is to hear it read out loud – like an audio book just for you! Drop in every Thursday afternoon to hear us read our way through some fantastic middle grade chapter books. Join other book lovers and settle in to listen to a chapter or two each week. Next time we’ll pick up where we left off – the fun will always be continued!  Keep an ear out for funny voices and sound effects, and when we finish each book we’ll have some cool crafts and activities to celebrate.

February 28th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Toastmasters for Teens - Youth Leadership Program

This youth leadership program is a fun way to boost your confidence and develop leadership and public speaking skills. Offered in partnership with Towns of York Toastmasters.

Day & Time:  Mondays, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Date:  February 4 – March 25

Ages:  15 - 18

Fee:  Free!

March 4th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Books for Babies

Come and enjoy a bouncing, tickling and singing good time as we introduce your baby to stories and lap activities! Babies must be 13 months or younger at the beginning of the program. Babies are to be accompanied by an adult.

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

Free, drop-in, limited to 20 babies with their adults

Optimist Room

March 5th, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Newcomer Women's Meetup

Enjoy a bi-weekly Tuesday morning out, where newcomers to Canada or Aurora can meet new people, share ideas and learn more about our community.

Each meet-up includes a special focus or speaker, so there is always something new to learn or fun to be had.

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

March 5th, 10:00am to 11:30am
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Tales for Twos and Threes

Tales for Twos and Threes is the perfect introduction to storytime and group activities! We read stories, sing songs, and learn rhymes! We colour, play with blocks and do other awesome activities!

Every Tuesday 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Ages: 2 and 3 years (and anyone else who wants to join us)

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

March 5th, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. (except Tuesday March 12)

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

March 5th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

FIRST® LEGO® League Jr.

FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. is an amazing chance for kids to use their curiosity and creativity to develop solutions for real problems using science, technology and LEGO®! This program requires a great deal of teamwork, patience and concentration--we do have fun, and we do build with LEGO®, but it’s much more than that, so please be prepared!

Dates: Wednesdays January 9-March 6 and March 20-April 3 (no March Break meeting)

Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Ages: 8-10 years.

March 6th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Preteen Book Club - Winter/Spring 2019

Do you love reading? Join our Preteen Book Club and make new friends with other book lovers! We’ll talk about our favourite books, do cool activities, and read and discuss some awesome new titles together.

Dates: Wednesdays January 23, February 6, March 6, April 3, May 1, 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Ages: Grades 5, 6 and 7

Fee: Free with advance registration (library card required)

Optimist Room

March 6th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

The Great Pianists: Stories, Music and More

Join classical pianist, educator and presenter Penny Johnson for this ninety minute program consisting of a mix of both spoken word and excerpts from select recordings of pianists from the Golden Age of pianism (approx. 1875-1910).  Stories featured are both humorous and poignant and commentary has been designed to gently guide listeners along a journey through the first generation of pianists for whom we have recordings. Pre-register.

March 6th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Time for Toddlers

Introduce your toddler to stories, rhymes and finger plays in a fun and interactive setting!  Toddlers must be at least 14 months old at the beginning of the program. Toddlers are to be accompanied by an adult.                                                   

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

March 7th, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Preschool Storytime

Join our amazing Preschool Story Time! Kids and their caregivers will read terrific stories, do activities that help develop the skills needed for learning to read and for school, and so much more!

Every Thursday 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Ages: 3 – 5 years (others may drop in, but not all activities are suitable for younger children)   

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

March 7th, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

To Be Continued...

The best way to experience a good book is to hear it read out loud – like an audio book just for you! Drop in every Thursday afternoon to hear us read our way through some fantastic middle grade chapter books. Join other book lovers and settle in to listen to a chapter or two each week. Next time we’ll pick up where we left off – the fun will always be continued!  Keep an ear out for funny voices and sound effects, and when we finish each book we’ll have some cool crafts and activities to celebrate.

March 7th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Toastmasters for Teens - Youth Leadership Program

This youth leadership program is a fun way to boost your confidence and develop leadership and public speaking skills. Offered in partnership with Towns of York Toastmasters.

Day & Time:  Mondays, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Date:  February 4 – March 25

Ages:  15 - 18

Fee:  Free!

March 11th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

CarePartners: discussion group

Caring for someone with a serious illness?

Join our group to connect with others in similar situations.

Share your tips and learn from others how to take better care of “YOU”.

 

Facilitator: Nelia Pacheco

 

March 11th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Books for Babies

Come and enjoy a bouncing, tickling and singing good time as we introduce your baby to stories and lap activities! Babies must be 13 months or younger at the beginning of the program. Babies are to be accompanied by an adult.

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

Free, drop-in, limited to 20 babies with their adults

Optimist Room

March 12th, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Tales for Twos and Threes

Tales for Twos and Threes is the perfect introduction to storytime and group activities! We read stories, sing songs, and learn rhymes! We colour, play with blocks and do other awesome activities!

Every Tuesday 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Ages: 2 and 3 years (and anyone else who wants to join us)

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

March 12th, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

Nutrition Series: Nutty about Nuts and Seeds!

Nutrition Seminar #2 with Dietitian Samantha D'Arcy. Nut butter, nut milk, nut flour, nut cheese? How many different ways do you use nuts and seeds your diet? Join us in this class to learn how to make delicious dishes with nuts and seeds. We’ll learn about the health benefits of nuts and seeds, myths and facts about sprouting, and so much more. Small samples and recipes provided.     Pre-register

 

March 12th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Reptilia! March Break 2019

Lizards, snakes and tortoises, oh my! What will you meet at this show? All sorts of amazing reptiles! Learn about them, pose with them, and maybe even pet them!

Date: Wednesday March 13, 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Ages: 7-12 years

Free tickets available starting Saturday March 9

Magna Room

March 13th, 10:00am to 11:00am
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Drive-in Movie! March Break 2019

Yes, it’s a drive-in movie at the library! Children and their grown-ups will design and build cardboard-box cars, and then we’ll ‘drive’ them to the movies! We’ll build for the first part, and watch short movies for the second part!

Date: Wednesday March 14, 2:00-4:00 p.m.

Ages: 2-7 years

Free, drop-in!

Magna Room

English Conversation Circle

Join us at an informal monthly gathering where people come together to practice speaking English.

This highly interactive and fun group will feature a different theme each month to help participants practice conversation that they will use out in the community.

March 13th, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Time for Toddlers

Introduce your toddler to stories, rhymes and finger plays in a fun and interactive setting!  Toddlers must be at least 14 months old at the beginning of the program. Toddlers are to be accompanied by an adult.                                                   

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

March 14th, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Preschool Storytime

Join our amazing Preschool Story Time! Kids and their caregivers will read terrific stories, do activities that help develop the skills needed for learning to read and for school, and so much more!

Every Thursday 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Ages: 3 – 5 years (others may drop in, but not all activities are suitable for younger children)   

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

March 14th, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

Mad Science: Fire and Ice! March Break 2019

Audiences will be dazzled by our spectacular Fire and Ice Show! We will mesmerize children with our special Dry Ice that doesn’t melt. The properties of our amazing ice will be demonstrated with a foggy dry ice storm, a shivering coin dance, screaming sizzling scissors, and the BIG BURP. We will heat things up with indoor fireworks, disappearing fire, Eggbert, our hefty egg friend who has outgrown his own home, and a thrilling finale that will leave your audience wanting more!

Date and Time: Thursday March 14, 2:30-3:30 p.m.

March 14th, 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

To Be Continued...

The best way to experience a good book is to hear it read out loud – like an audio book just for you! Drop in every Thursday afternoon to hear us read our way through some fantastic middle grade chapter books. Join other book lovers and settle in to listen to a chapter or two each week. Next time we’ll pick up where we left off – the fun will always be continued!  Keep an ear out for funny voices and sound effects, and when we finish each book we’ll have some cool crafts and activities to celebrate.

March 14th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Stuffed Animal Sleepover! March Break 2019

Drop-off your favourite stuffy or doll and have them spend the night in the library! Pick them up the next day and we’ll email your adult the diary of your friend’s adventures sleeping over at Aurora Public Library! One stuffy or doll per child.

Drop-off date: Friday March 15, 10:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Pick-up Date: Saturday March 16 11:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Ages: Stuffies and dolls of all ages!

Drop off is at the Children’s Desk on the second floor

March 15th, 10:30am to 4:00pm

Harry Potter Party! March Break 2019

Consider this your invitation to an afternoon of Hogwarts excitement! Decorate a wand, cast spells, discover your Patronus, and much more! Wizarding robes (or other costumes) are recommended, but not required!

Date: Friday March 15: two entry times: 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.  

Ages: 8-17 years

Fee: Free, drop-in

Room: Magna

March 15th, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Audience: 

Toastmasters for Teens - Youth Leadership Program

This youth leadership program is a fun way to boost your confidence and develop leadership and public speaking skills. Offered in partnership with Towns of York Toastmasters.

Day & Time:  Mondays, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Date:  February 4 – March 25

Ages:  15 - 18

Fee:  Free!

March 18th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Books for Babies

Come and enjoy a bouncing, tickling and singing good time as we introduce your baby to stories and lap activities! Babies must be 13 months or younger at the beginning of the program. Babies are to be accompanied by an adult.

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

Free, drop-in, limited to 20 babies with their adults

Optimist Room

March 19th, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Newcomer Women's Meetup

Enjoy a bi-weekly Tuesday morning out, where newcomers to Canada or Aurora can meet new people, share ideas and learn more about our community.

Each meet-up includes a special focus or speaker, so there is always something new to learn or fun to be had.

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

March 19th, 10:00am to 11:30am
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Tales for Twos and Threes

Tales for Twos and Threes is the perfect introduction to storytime and group activities! We read stories, sing songs, and learn rhymes! We colour, play with blocks and do other awesome activities!

Every Tuesday 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Ages: 2 and 3 years (and anyone else who wants to join us)

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

March 19th, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. (except Tuesday March 12)

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

March 19th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

FIRST® LEGO® League Jr.

FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. is an amazing chance for kids to use their curiosity and creativity to develop solutions for real problems using science, technology and LEGO®! This program requires a great deal of teamwork, patience and concentration--we do have fun, and we do build with LEGO®, but it’s much more than that, so please be prepared!

Dates: Wednesdays January 9-March 6 and March 20-April 3 (no March Break meeting)

Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Ages: 8-10 years.

March 20th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Parent and Child Book Club-Winter/Spring 2019

Hey Grade 3 and 4 readers! Grab an adult, and come participate in the Library’s Parent and Child Book Club!  We’ll discuss great books, talk about how to write a book review (and offer you a chance to film your review and see it on our webpage!), plus do lots of fun activities and games together!

Dates: Wednesdays January 9, February 13, March 20, April 10

Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Ages: Grades 3-4 with a parent or other caregiver

March 20th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Time for Toddlers

Introduce your toddler to stories, rhymes and finger plays in a fun and interactive setting!  Toddlers must be at least 14 months old at the beginning of the program. Toddlers are to be accompanied by an adult.                                                   

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

March 21st, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Preschool Storytime

Join our amazing Preschool Story Time! Kids and their caregivers will read terrific stories, do activities that help develop the skills needed for learning to read and for school, and so much more!

Every Thursday 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Ages: 3 – 5 years (others may drop in, but not all activities are suitable for younger children)   

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

March 21st, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

To Be Continued...

The best way to experience a good book is to hear it read out loud – like an audio book just for you! Drop in every Thursday afternoon to hear us read our way through some fantastic middle grade chapter books. Join other book lovers and settle in to listen to a chapter or two each week. Next time we’ll pick up where we left off – the fun will always be continued!  Keep an ear out for funny voices and sound effects, and when we finish each book we’ll have some cool crafts and activities to celebrate.

March 21st, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Day of the Dragon

Celebrate our favourite fictional dragons from the worlds of Harry Potter, Wings of Fire, Ever After High and more! We’ll play dragon themed games, have a dragon roar contest and make some cool dragon crafts to take home!

Date and Time: Saturday March 23, 3:00-4:00 p.m.

Ages: 7-12 years

Fee: Free, drop-in

Optimist Room

March 23rd, 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Audience: 

Toastmasters for Teens - Youth Leadership Program

This youth leadership program is a fun way to boost your confidence and develop leadership and public speaking skills. Offered in partnership with Towns of York Toastmasters.

Day & Time:  Mondays, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Date:  February 4 – March 25

Ages:  15 - 18

Fee:  Free!

March 25th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Books for Babies

Come and enjoy a bouncing, tickling and singing good time as we introduce your baby to stories and lap activities! Babies must be 13 months or younger at the beginning of the program. Babies are to be accompanied by an adult.

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

Free, drop-in, limited to 20 babies with their adults

Optimist Room

March 26th, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Tales for Twos and Threes

Tales for Twos and Threes is the perfect introduction to storytime and group activities! We read stories, sing songs, and learn rhymes! We colour, play with blocks and do other awesome activities!

Every Tuesday 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Ages: 2 and 3 years (and anyone else who wants to join us)

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

March 26th, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. (except Tuesday March 12)

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

March 26th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

FIRST® LEGO® League Jr.

FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. is an amazing chance for kids to use their curiosity and creativity to develop solutions for real problems using science, technology and LEGO®! This program requires a great deal of teamwork, patience and concentration--we do have fun, and we do build with LEGO®, but it’s much more than that, so please be prepared!

Dates: Wednesdays January 9-March 6 and March 20-April 3 (no March Break meeting)

Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Ages: 8-10 years.

March 27th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Time for Toddlers

Introduce your toddler to stories, rhymes and finger plays in a fun and interactive setting!  Toddlers must be at least 14 months old at the beginning of the program. Toddlers are to be accompanied by an adult.                                                   

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

March 28th, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

The Business Plan: A Hands-On Series

The Business Plan: A Hands-On Series will help fill in the gaps. Series topics include:

  • Business Plan Development
  • Branding & Marketing
  • Financial Models for Business Management
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Social Media
  • Storytelling to Engage Customers
  • Protection of Information/Cybersecurity

Registration Required. 

March 28th, 9:30am to 12:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Preschool Storytime

Join our amazing Preschool Story Time! Kids and their caregivers will read terrific stories, do activities that help develop the skills needed for learning to read and for school, and so much more!

Every Thursday 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Ages: 3 – 5 years (others may drop in, but not all activities are suitable for younger children)   

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

March 28th, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

To Be Continued...

The best way to experience a good book is to hear it read out loud – like an audio book just for you! Drop in every Thursday afternoon to hear us read our way through some fantastic middle grade chapter books. Join other book lovers and settle in to listen to a chapter or two each week. Next time we’ll pick up where we left off – the fun will always be continued!  Keep an ear out for funny voices and sound effects, and when we finish each book we’ll have some cool crafts and activities to celebrate.

March 28th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Books for Babies

Come and enjoy a bouncing, tickling and singing good time as we introduce your baby to stories and lap activities! Babies must be 13 months or younger at the beginning of the program. Babies are to be accompanied by an adult.

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

Free, drop-in, limited to 20 babies with their adults

Optimist Room

April 2nd, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Newcomer Women's Meetup

Enjoy a bi-weekly Tuesday morning out, where newcomers to Canada or Aurora can meet new people, share ideas and learn more about our community.

Each meet-up includes a special focus or speaker, so there is always something new to learn or fun to be had.

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

April 2nd, 10:00am to 11:30am
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Tales for Twos and Threes

Tales for Twos and Threes is the perfect introduction to storytime and group activities! We read stories, sing songs, and learn rhymes! We colour, play with blocks and do other awesome activities!

Every Tuesday 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Ages: 2 and 3 years (and anyone else who wants to join us)

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

April 2nd, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. (except Tuesday March 12)

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

April 2nd, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

FIRST® LEGO® League Jr.

FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. is an amazing chance for kids to use their curiosity and creativity to develop solutions for real problems using science, technology and LEGO®! This program requires a great deal of teamwork, patience and concentration--we do have fun, and we do build with LEGO®, but it’s much more than that, so please be prepared!

Dates: Wednesdays January 9-March 6 and March 20-April 3 (no March Break meeting)

Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Ages: 8-10 years.

April 3rd, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Preteen Book Club - Winter/Spring 2019

Do you love reading? Join our Preteen Book Club and make new friends with other book lovers! We’ll talk about our favourite books, do cool activities, and read and discuss some awesome new titles together.

Dates: Wednesdays January 23, February 6, March 6, April 3, May 1, 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Ages: Grades 5, 6 and 7

Fee: Free with advance registration (library card required)

Optimist Room

April 3rd, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Time for Toddlers

Introduce your toddler to stories, rhymes and finger plays in a fun and interactive setting!  Toddlers must be at least 14 months old at the beginning of the program. Toddlers are to be accompanied by an adult.                                                   

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

April 4th, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Preschool Storytime

Join our amazing Preschool Story Time! Kids and their caregivers will read terrific stories, do activities that help develop the skills needed for learning to read and for school, and so much more!

Every Thursday 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Ages: 3 – 5 years (others may drop in, but not all activities are suitable for younger children)   

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

April 4th, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

Books for Babies

Come and enjoy a bouncing, tickling and singing good time as we introduce your baby to stories and lap activities! Babies must be 13 months or younger at the beginning of the program. Babies are to be accompanied by an adult.

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

Free, drop-in, limited to 20 babies with their adults

Optimist Room

April 9th, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Tales for Twos and Threes

Tales for Twos and Threes is the perfect introduction to storytime and group activities! We read stories, sing songs, and learn rhymes! We colour, play with blocks and do other awesome activities!

Every Tuesday 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Ages: 2 and 3 years (and anyone else who wants to join us)

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

April 9th, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. (except Tuesday March 12)

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

April 9th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

English Conversation Circle

Join us at an informal monthly gathering where people come together to practice speaking English.

This highly interactive and fun group will feature a different theme each month to help participants practice conversation that they will use out in the community.

April 10th, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Parent and Child Book Club-Winter/Spring 2019

Hey Grade 3 and 4 readers! Grab an adult, and come participate in the Library’s Parent and Child Book Club!  We’ll discuss great books, talk about how to write a book review (and offer you a chance to film your review and see it on our webpage!), plus do lots of fun activities and games together!

Dates: Wednesdays January 9, February 13, March 20, April 10

Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Ages: Grades 3-4 with a parent or other caregiver

April 10th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Time for Toddlers

Introduce your toddler to stories, rhymes and finger plays in a fun and interactive setting!  Toddlers must be at least 14 months old at the beginning of the program. Toddlers are to be accompanied by an adult.                                                   

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

April 11th, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Preschool Storytime

Join our amazing Preschool Story Time! Kids and their caregivers will read terrific stories, do activities that help develop the skills needed for learning to read and for school, and so much more!

Every Thursday 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Ages: 3 – 5 years (others may drop in, but not all activities are suitable for younger children)   

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

April 11th, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

Books for Babies

Come and enjoy a bouncing, tickling and singing good time as we introduce your baby to stories and lap activities! Babies must be 13 months or younger at the beginning of the program. Babies are to be accompanied by an adult.

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

Free, drop-in, limited to 20 babies with their adults

Optimist Room

April 16th, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Newcomer Women's Meetup

Enjoy a bi-weekly Tuesday morning out, where newcomers to Canada or Aurora can meet new people, share ideas and learn more about our community.

Each meet-up includes a special focus or speaker, so there is always something new to learn or fun to be had.

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

April 16th, 10:00am to 11:30am
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Tales for Twos and Threes

Tales for Twos and Threes is the perfect introduction to storytime and group activities! We read stories, sing songs, and learn rhymes! We colour, play with blocks and do other awesome activities!

Every Tuesday 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Ages: 2 and 3 years (and anyone else who wants to join us)

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

April 16th, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. (except Tuesday March 12)

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

April 16th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Time for Toddlers

Introduce your toddler to stories, rhymes and finger plays in a fun and interactive setting!  Toddlers must be at least 14 months old at the beginning of the program. Toddlers are to be accompanied by an adult.                                                   

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

April 18th, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Preschool Storytime

Join our amazing Preschool Story Time! Kids and their caregivers will read terrific stories, do activities that help develop the skills needed for learning to read and for school, and so much more!

Every Thursday 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Ages: 3 – 5 years (others may drop in, but not all activities are suitable for younger children)   

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

April 18th, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

Books for Babies

Come and enjoy a bouncing, tickling and singing good time as we introduce your baby to stories and lap activities! Babies must be 13 months or younger at the beginning of the program. Babies are to be accompanied by an adult.

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

Free, drop-in, limited to 20 babies with their adults

Optimist Room

April 23rd, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Tales for Twos and Threes

Tales for Twos and Threes is the perfect introduction to storytime and group activities! We read stories, sing songs, and learn rhymes! We colour, play with blocks and do other awesome activities!

Every Tuesday 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Ages: 2 and 3 years (and anyone else who wants to join us)

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

April 23rd, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. (except Tuesday March 12)

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

April 23rd, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

The Business Plan: A Hands-On Series

The Business Plan: A Hands-On Series will help fill in the gaps. Series topics include:

  • Business Plan Development
  • Branding & Marketing
  • Financial Models for Business Management
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Social Media
  • Storytelling to Engage Customers
  • Protection of Information/Cybersecurity

Registration Required. 

April 25th, 9:30am to 12:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Time for Toddlers

Introduce your toddler to stories, rhymes and finger plays in a fun and interactive setting!  Toddlers must be at least 14 months old at the beginning of the program. Toddlers are to be accompanied by an adult.                                                   

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

April 25th, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Preschool Storytime

Join our amazing Preschool Story Time! Kids and their caregivers will read terrific stories, do activities that help develop the skills needed for learning to read and for school, and so much more!

Every Thursday 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Ages: 3 – 5 years (others may drop in, but not all activities are suitable for younger children)   

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

April 25th, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

Books for Babies

Come and enjoy a bouncing, tickling and singing good time as we introduce your baby to stories and lap activities! Babies must be 13 months or younger at the beginning of the program. Babies are to be accompanied by an adult.

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

Free, drop-in, limited to 20 babies with their adults

Optimist Room

April 30th, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Newcomer Women's Meetup

Enjoy a bi-weekly Tuesday morning out, where newcomers to Canada or Aurora can meet new people, share ideas and learn more about our community.

Each meet-up includes a special focus or speaker, so there is always something new to learn or fun to be had.

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

April 30th, 10:00am to 11:30am
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Tales for Twos and Threes

Tales for Twos and Threes is the perfect introduction to storytime and group activities! We read stories, sing songs, and learn rhymes! We colour, play with blocks and do other awesome activities!

Every Tuesday 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Ages: 2 and 3 years (and anyone else who wants to join us)

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

April 30th, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. (except Tuesday March 12)

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

April 30th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Preteen Book Club - Winter/Spring 2019

Do you love reading? Join our Preteen Book Club and make new friends with other book lovers! We’ll talk about our favourite books, do cool activities, and read and discuss some awesome new titles together.

Dates: Wednesdays January 23, February 6, March 6, April 3, May 1, 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Ages: Grades 5, 6 and 7

Fee: Free with advance registration (library card required)

Optimist Room

May 1st, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Time for Toddlers

Introduce your toddler to stories, rhymes and finger plays in a fun and interactive setting!  Toddlers must be at least 14 months old at the beginning of the program. Toddlers are to be accompanied by an adult.                                                   

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

May 2nd, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Preschool Storytime

Join our amazing Preschool Story Time! Kids and their caregivers will read terrific stories, do activities that help develop the skills needed for learning to read and for school, and so much more!

Every Thursday 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Ages: 3 – 5 years (others may drop in, but not all activities are suitable for younger children)   

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

May 2nd, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

Coffee House

Live Music Featuring: The Arts Music Store Students

To register for the Teen Open Mic, contact Reccia at: 905-727-9494 x 230

May 4th, 2:00pm to 3:45pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Books for Babies

Come and enjoy a bouncing, tickling and singing good time as we introduce your baby to stories and lap activities! Babies must be 13 months or younger at the beginning of the program. Babies are to be accompanied by an adult.

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

Free, drop-in, limited to 20 babies with their adults

Optimist Room

May 7th, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Tales for Twos and Threes

Tales for Twos and Threes is the perfect introduction to storytime and group activities! We read stories, sing songs, and learn rhymes! We colour, play with blocks and do other awesome activities!

Every Tuesday 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Ages: 2 and 3 years (and anyone else who wants to join us)

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

May 7th, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. (except Tuesday March 12)

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

May 7th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Time for Toddlers

Introduce your toddler to stories, rhymes and finger plays in a fun and interactive setting!  Toddlers must be at least 14 months old at the beginning of the program. Toddlers are to be accompanied by an adult.                                                   

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

May 9th, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Preschool Storytime

Join our amazing Preschool Story Time! Kids and their caregivers will read terrific stories, do activities that help develop the skills needed for learning to read and for school, and so much more!

Every Thursday 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Ages: 3 – 5 years (others may drop in, but not all activities are suitable for younger children)   

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

May 9th, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

Books for Babies

Come and enjoy a bouncing, tickling and singing good time as we introduce your baby to stories and lap activities! Babies must be 13 months or younger at the beginning of the program. Babies are to be accompanied by an adult.

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

Free, drop-in, limited to 20 babies with their adults

Optimist Room

May 14th, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Newcomer Women's Meetup

Enjoy a bi-weekly Tuesday morning out, where newcomers to Canada or Aurora can meet new people, share ideas and learn more about our community.

Each meet-up includes a special focus or speaker, so there is always something new to learn or fun to be had.

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

May 14th, 10:00am to 11:30am
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Tales for Twos and Threes

Tales for Twos and Threes is the perfect introduction to storytime and group activities! We read stories, sing songs, and learn rhymes! We colour, play with blocks and do other awesome activities!

Every Tuesday 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Ages: 2 and 3 years (and anyone else who wants to join us)

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

May 14th, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. (except Tuesday March 12)

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

May 14th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Time for Toddlers

Introduce your toddler to stories, rhymes and finger plays in a fun and interactive setting!  Toddlers must be at least 14 months old at the beginning of the program. Toddlers are to be accompanied by an adult.                                                   

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

May 16th, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Preschool Storytime

Join our amazing Preschool Story Time! Kids and their caregivers will read terrific stories, do activities that help develop the skills needed for learning to read and for school, and so much more!

Every Thursday 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Ages: 3 – 5 years (others may drop in, but not all activities are suitable for younger children)   

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

May 16th, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

Books for Babies

Come and enjoy a bouncing, tickling and singing good time as we introduce your baby to stories and lap activities! Babies must be 13 months or younger at the beginning of the program. Babies are to be accompanied by an adult.

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

Free, drop-in, limited to 20 babies with their adults

Optimist Room

May 21st, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Tales for Twos and Threes

Tales for Twos and Threes is the perfect introduction to storytime and group activities! We read stories, sing songs, and learn rhymes! We colour, play with blocks and do other awesome activities!

Every Tuesday 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Ages: 2 and 3 years (and anyone else who wants to join us)

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

May 21st, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. (except Tuesday March 12)

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

May 21st, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Time for Toddlers

Introduce your toddler to stories, rhymes and finger plays in a fun and interactive setting!  Toddlers must be at least 14 months old at the beginning of the program. Toddlers are to be accompanied by an adult.                                                   

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

May 23rd, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Preschool Storytime

Join our amazing Preschool Story Time! Kids and their caregivers will read terrific stories, do activities that help develop the skills needed for learning to read and for school, and so much more!

Every Thursday 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Ages: 3 – 5 years (others may drop in, but not all activities are suitable for younger children)   

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

May 23rd, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

Applying for Canadian Citizenship

Learn about the new changes to the Citizenship Act, the rights and responsibilities of Canadian Citizenship, eligibility requirements, application process, document preparation, free settlement services available in the community, and resources from the Library that can help you prepare for your test.

 

Registration is required.

May 25th, 10:00am to 12:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Books for Babies

Come and enjoy a bouncing, tickling and singing good time as we introduce your baby to stories and lap activities! Babies must be 13 months or younger at the beginning of the program. Babies are to be accompanied by an adult.

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

Free, drop-in, limited to 20 babies with their adults

Optimist Room

May 28th, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Newcomer Women's Meetup

Enjoy a bi-weekly Tuesday morning out, where newcomers to Canada or Aurora can meet new people, share ideas and learn more about our community.

Each meet-up includes a special focus or speaker, so there is always something new to learn or fun to be had.

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

May 28th, 10:00am to 11:30am
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Tales for Twos and Threes

Tales for Twos and Threes is the perfect introduction to storytime and group activities! We read stories, sing songs, and learn rhymes! We colour, play with blocks and do other awesome activities!

Every Tuesday 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Ages: 2 and 3 years (and anyone else who wants to join us)

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

May 28th, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. (except Tuesday March 12)

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

May 28th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

The Business Plan: A Hands-On Series

The Business Plan: A Hands-On Series will help fill in the gaps. Series topics include:

  • Business Plan Development
  • Branding & Marketing
  • Financial Models for Business Management
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Social Media
  • Storytelling to Engage Customers
  • Protection of Information/Cybersecurity

Registration Required. 

May 30th, 9:30am to 12:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Time for Toddlers

Introduce your toddler to stories, rhymes and finger plays in a fun and interactive setting!  Toddlers must be at least 14 months old at the beginning of the program. Toddlers are to be accompanied by an adult.                                                   

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

May 30th, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Preschool Storytime

Join our amazing Preschool Story Time! Kids and their caregivers will read terrific stories, do activities that help develop the skills needed for learning to read and for school, and so much more!

Every Thursday 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Ages: 3 – 5 years (others may drop in, but not all activities are suitable for younger children)   

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

May 30th, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

Books for Babies

Come and enjoy a bouncing, tickling and singing good time as we introduce your baby to stories and lap activities! Babies must be 13 months or younger at the beginning of the program. Babies are to be accompanied by an adult.

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

Free, drop-in, limited to 20 babies with their adults

Optimist Room

June 4th, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Tales for Twos and Threes

Tales for Twos and Threes is the perfect introduction to storytime and group activities! We read stories, sing songs, and learn rhymes! We colour, play with blocks and do other awesome activities!

Every Tuesday 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Ages: 2 and 3 years (and anyone else who wants to join us)

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

June 4th, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. (except Tuesday March 12)

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

June 4th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Time for Toddlers

Introduce your toddler to stories, rhymes and finger plays in a fun and interactive setting!  Toddlers must be at least 14 months old at the beginning of the program. Toddlers are to be accompanied by an adult.                                                   

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

June 6th, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Preschool Storytime

Join our amazing Preschool Story Time! Kids and their caregivers will read terrific stories, do activities that help develop the skills needed for learning to read and for school, and so much more!

Every Thursday 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Ages: 3 – 5 years (others may drop in, but not all activities are suitable for younger children)   

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

June 6th, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

Books for Babies

Come and enjoy a bouncing, tickling and singing good time as we introduce your baby to stories and lap activities! Babies must be 13 months or younger at the beginning of the program. Babies are to be accompanied by an adult.

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

Free, drop-in, limited to 20 babies with their adults

Optimist Room

June 11th, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Newcomer Women's Meetup

Enjoy a bi-weekly Tuesday morning out, where newcomers to Canada or Aurora can meet new people, share ideas and learn more about our community.

Each meet-up includes a special focus or speaker, so there is always something new to learn or fun to be had.

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

June 11th, 10:00am to 11:30am
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Tales for Twos and Threes

Tales for Twos and Threes is the perfect introduction to storytime and group activities! We read stories, sing songs, and learn rhymes! We colour, play with blocks and do other awesome activities!

Every Tuesday 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Ages: 2 and 3 years (and anyone else who wants to join us)

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

June 11th, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. (except Tuesday March 12)

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

June 11th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Time for Toddlers

Introduce your toddler to stories, rhymes and finger plays in a fun and interactive setting!  Toddlers must be at least 14 months old at the beginning of the program. Toddlers are to be accompanied by an adult.                                                   

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

June 13th, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Preschool Storytime

Join our amazing Preschool Story Time! Kids and their caregivers will read terrific stories, do activities that help develop the skills needed for learning to read and for school, and so much more!

Every Thursday 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Ages: 3 – 5 years (others may drop in, but not all activities are suitable for younger children)   

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

June 13th, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

Books for Babies

Come and enjoy a bouncing, tickling and singing good time as we introduce your baby to stories and lap activities! Babies must be 13 months or younger at the beginning of the program. Babies are to be accompanied by an adult.

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

Free, drop-in, limited to 20 babies with their adults

Optimist Room

June 18th, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Tales for Twos and Threes

Tales for Twos and Threes is the perfect introduction to storytime and group activities! We read stories, sing songs, and learn rhymes! We colour, play with blocks and do other awesome activities!

Every Tuesday 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Ages: 2 and 3 years (and anyone else who wants to join us)

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

June 18th, 10:30am to 11:15am
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Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. (except Tuesday March 12)

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

June 18th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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The Business Plan: A Hands-On Series

The Business Plan: A Hands-On Series will help fill in the gaps. Series topics include:

  • Business Plan Development
  • Branding & Marketing
  • Financial Models for Business Management
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Social Media
  • Storytelling to Engage Customers
  • Protection of Information/Cybersecurity

Registration Required. 

June 19th, 9:30am to 12:00pm
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Time for Toddlers

Introduce your toddler to stories, rhymes and finger plays in a fun and interactive setting!  Toddlers must be at least 14 months old at the beginning of the program. Toddlers are to be accompanied by an adult.                                                   

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

June 20th, 9:30am to 10:00am
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Preschool Storytime

Join our amazing Preschool Story Time! Kids and their caregivers will read terrific stories, do activities that help develop the skills needed for learning to read and for school, and so much more!

Every Thursday 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Ages: 3 – 5 years (others may drop in, but not all activities are suitable for younger children)   

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

June 20th, 10:30am to 11:15am
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Books for Babies

Come and enjoy a bouncing, tickling and singing good time as we introduce your baby to stories and lap activities! Babies must be 13 months or younger at the beginning of the program. Babies are to be accompanied by an adult.

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

Free, drop-in, limited to 20 babies with their adults

Optimist Room

June 25th, 9:30am to 10:00am
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Newcomer Women's Meetup

Enjoy a bi-weekly Tuesday morning out, where newcomers to Canada or Aurora can meet new people, share ideas and learn more about our community.

Each meet-up includes a special focus or speaker, so there is always something new to learn or fun to be had.

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

June 25th, 10:00am to 11:30am
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Tales for Twos and Threes

Tales for Twos and Threes is the perfect introduction to storytime and group activities! We read stories, sing songs, and learn rhymes! We colour, play with blocks and do other awesome activities!

Every Tuesday 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Ages: 2 and 3 years (and anyone else who wants to join us)

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

June 25th, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. (except Tuesday March 12)

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

June 25th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Time for Toddlers

Introduce your toddler to stories, rhymes and finger plays in a fun and interactive setting!  Toddlers must be at least 14 months old at the beginning of the program. Toddlers are to be accompanied by an adult.                                                   

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

June 27th, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

Preschool Storytime

Join our amazing Preschool Story Time! Kids and their caregivers will read terrific stories, do activities that help develop the skills needed for learning to read and for school, and so much more!

Every Thursday 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Ages: 3 – 5 years (others may drop in, but not all activities are suitable for younger children)   

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

June 27th, 10:30am to 11:15am
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