Events

Slime Party!

Join us to make your own slime! We’ll have fun things to add to it, and cool slimy science to explore. Part of Science Literacy Week Celebrations at Aurora Public Library!

Date: Friday September 20, 4:00-5:30 p.m.

Ages 4 and up (children under 6 may need an adult to help)

Optimist Room

September 20th, 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Sip & Stitch

Join us for some lively chit-chat and meet up to work on textile craft projects. Bring your own projects to work on, or start something with our basic scrap supplies! All levels welcome.

Staff will be available to help with basic questions. B.Y.O.Mug for tea and coffee.

Monday night meetings: Sept 30, Oct 28, Nov 11, 25, Dec 9, 23 from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday morning meetings: Sept 25, Oct 9, 23, Nov 6, 20, Dec 4, 18 from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

 

September 25th, 10:00am to 11:00am
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Adult Spelling Bee

The very first Spelling Bee at APL! Put your spelling skills to the test, just in time for the back-to-school season. No autocorrect allowed! Prizes and bragging rights!

September 25th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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3D Printing for Kids

Come learn about 3D printing and CAD design, and design your own 3D thing and have it printed for you! 

Thursdays September 19, September 26 and October 3 (must attend all dates)

Ages 8 years and up

Fee: $5

Register online (click the program name above to access the link if you don't see it below), by phone or in person!

 

September 26th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Teen Movie Night

Join us on the last Thursday* of each month for free popcorn and a fun teen movie.

Free. For ages 13+. 

September 26:  Clueless

October 24*:  Beetlejuice

November 28:  Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

December - no movie in December - closed for the holidays

* Please note October's movie is the 2nd last Thursday in October


 

September 26th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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Sip & Stitch

Join us for some lively chit-chat and meet up to work on textile craft projects. Bring your own projects to work on, or start something with our basic scrap supplies! All levels welcome.

Staff will be available to help with basic questions. B.Y.O.Mug for tea and coffee.

Monday night meetings: Sept 30, Oct 28, Nov 11, 25, Dec 9, 23 from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday morning meetings: Sept 25, Oct 9, 23, Nov 6, 20, Dec 4, 18 from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

 

September 30th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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YA Book Club

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

The 2nd Thursday of each month; 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

2019 Dates:  September 12, October 10, November 14, December 12

2020 Dates:  January 9, February 13, March 12, April 9, May 14, June 11

Free.  For students in Grades 8 - 12  Please register in advance.

October 1st, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Preteen Book Club

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 October 2, November 6, December 4, 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Ages: Grades 5, 6 and 7

Fee: Free with advance registration (library card required)

Room: Optimist

October 2nd, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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3D Printing for Kids

Come learn about 3D printing and CAD design, and design your own 3D thing and have it printed for you! 

Thursdays September 19, September 26 and October 3 (must attend all dates)

Ages 8 years and up

Fee: $5

Register online (click the program name above to access the link if you don't see it below), by phone or in person!

 

October 3rd, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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All Candidates Meet and Greet

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

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

Free, drop in!

October 8th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Sip & Stitch

Join us for some lively chit-chat and meet up to work on textile craft projects. Bring your own projects to work on, or start something with our basic scrap supplies! All levels welcome.

Staff will be available to help with basic questions. B.Y.O.Mug for tea and coffee.

Monday night meetings: Sept 30, Oct 28, Nov 11, 25, Dec 9, 23 from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday morning meetings: Sept 25, Oct 9, 23, Nov 6, 20, Dec 4, 18 from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

 

October 9th, 10:00am to 11:00am
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Trivia Night

A lively evening on fun and trivia at the library! Homemade trivia with great prizes and bragging rights for the winner!

October 9th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Video Game Meetup

Drop in for an afternoon of gaming fun! Come play, relax and chat about games with others!

Game on the PS4, experience VR with the Oculus Go, enjoy snacks and more!

Feel free to bring your own gaming devices!

In Lebovic or Magna Room.

 

October 12th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Let's Do This! - Monthly Makeshops

Join us on the 3rd Thursday of each month for a different fun, creative project!

Free!  No registration necessary, just drop in.

For ages 9 - 14

September 19:  Pixelated Perler Beads

October 17:  Wondrous Wall Hangings

November 21:  Watercolour Tile Art

December 19:  Ugly Christmas Sweaters*

 

* Please bring your own sweater to decorate

 

 

October 17th, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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How To: Library eResources

Learn how to use the library’s various online resources to read e-Books on Overdrive, listen to audiobooks on RBdigital, watch movies on Hoopla and listen to music on freegal…all for free! Bring your own devices.

Drop-Ins welcome!

October 18th, 1:30pm to 3:00pm
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Home Alone Program

Designed by the Canadian Safety Council, this program helps prepare 9-11 year olds for being home alone during short periods of time.  Participants will learn basic first aid and safety procedures, as well to recognize hazards, and when and how to use 911.  Offered in partnership with St. John Ambulance.

Monday October 21 (PA DAY); 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

$39  For ages 9-11

Please register in advance.

 

October 21st, 1:30pm to 4:30pm
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Sip & Stitch

Join us for some lively chit-chat and meet up to work on textile craft projects. Bring your own projects to work on, or start something with our basic scrap supplies! All levels welcome.

Staff will be available to help with basic questions. B.Y.O.Mug for tea and coffee.

Monday night meetings: Sept 30, Oct 28, Nov 11, 25, Dec 9, 23 from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday morning meetings: Sept 25, Oct 9, 23, Nov 6, 20, Dec 4, 18 from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

 

October 23rd, 10:00am to 11:00am
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Teen Movie Night

Join us on the last Thursday* of each month for free popcorn and a fun teen movie.

Free. For ages 13+. 

September 26:  Clueless

October 24*:  Beetlejuice

November 28:  Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

December - no movie in December - closed for the holidays

* Please note October's movie is the 2nd last Thursday in October


 

October 24th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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Sip & Stitch

Join us for some lively chit-chat and meet up to work on textile craft projects. Bring your own projects to work on, or start something with our basic scrap supplies! All levels welcome.

Staff will be available to help with basic questions. B.Y.O.Mug for tea and coffee.

Monday night meetings: Sept 30, Oct 28, Nov 11, 25, Dec 9, 23 from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday morning meetings: Sept 25, Oct 9, 23, Nov 6, 20, Dec 4, 18 from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

 

October 28th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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YA Book Club

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

The 2nd Thursday of each month; 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

2019 Dates:  September 12, October 10, November 14, December 12

2020 Dates:  January 9, February 13, March 12, April 9, May 14, June 11

Free.  For students in Grades 8 - 12  Please register in advance.

November 1st, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Sip & Stitch

Join us for some lively chit-chat and meet up to work on textile craft projects. Bring your own projects to work on, or start something with our basic scrap supplies! All levels welcome.

Staff will be available to help with basic questions. B.Y.O.Mug for tea and coffee.

Monday night meetings: Sept 30, Oct 28, Nov 11, 25, Dec 9, 23 from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday morning meetings: Sept 25, Oct 9, 23, Nov 6, 20, Dec 4, 18 from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

 

November 6th, 10:00am to 11:00am
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Preteen Book Club

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 October 2, November 6, December 4, 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Ages: Grades 5, 6 and 7

Fee: Free with advance registration (library card required)

Room: Optimist

November 6th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Video Game Meetup

Drop in for an afternoon of gaming fun! Come play, relax and chat about games with others!

Game on the PS4, experience VR with the Oculus Go, enjoy snacks and more!

Feel free to bring your own gaming devices!

In Lebovic or Magna Room.

 

November 9th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Sip & Stitch

Join us for some lively chit-chat and meet up to work on textile craft projects. Bring your own projects to work on, or start something with our basic scrap supplies! All levels welcome.

Staff will be available to help with basic questions. B.Y.O.Mug for tea and coffee.

Monday night meetings: Sept 30, Oct 28, Nov 11, 25, Dec 9, 23 from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday morning meetings: Sept 25, Oct 9, 23, Nov 6, 20, Dec 4, 18 from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

 

November 11th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Babysitter Basics

Learn the basics of babysitting, including caring for infants and children, handling emergencies, and basic first aid.  Offered in partnership with St. John Ambulance.

Friday November 15 (PA DAY); 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

$65  For ages 11 - 15

Please register in advance

November 15th, 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Sip & Stitch

Join us for some lively chit-chat and meet up to work on textile craft projects. Bring your own projects to work on, or start something with our basic scrap supplies! All levels welcome.

Staff will be available to help with basic questions. B.Y.O.Mug for tea and coffee.

Monday night meetings: Sept 30, Oct 28, Nov 11, 25, Dec 9, 23 from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday morning meetings: Sept 25, Oct 9, 23, Nov 6, 20, Dec 4, 18 from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

 

November 20th, 10:00am to 11:00am
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Let's Do This! - Monthly Makeshops

Join us on the 3rd Thursday of each month for a different fun, creative project!

Free!  No registration necessary, just drop in.

For ages 9 - 14

September 19:  Pixelated Perler Beads

October 17:  Wondrous Wall Hangings

November 21:  Watercolour Tile Art

December 19:  Ugly Christmas Sweaters*

 

* Please bring your own sweater to decorate

 

 

November 21st, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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Sip & Stitch

Join us for some lively chit-chat and meet up to work on textile craft projects. Bring your own projects to work on, or start something with our basic scrap supplies! All levels welcome.

Staff will be available to help with basic questions. B.Y.O.Mug for tea and coffee.

Monday night meetings: Sept 30, Oct 28, Nov 11, 25, Dec 9, 23 from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday morning meetings: Sept 25, Oct 9, 23, Nov 6, 20, Dec 4, 18 from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

 

November 25th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Teen Movie Night

Join us on the last Thursday* of each month for free popcorn and a fun teen movie.

Free. For ages 13+. 

September 26:  Clueless

October 24*:  Beetlejuice

November 28:  Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

December - no movie in December - closed for the holidays

* Please note October's movie is the 2nd last Thursday in October


 

November 28th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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YA Book Club

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

The 2nd Thursday of each month; 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

2019 Dates:  September 12, October 10, November 14, December 12

2020 Dates:  January 9, February 13, March 12, April 9, May 14, June 11

Free.  For students in Grades 8 - 12  Please register in advance.

December 1st, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Sip & Stitch

Join us for some lively chit-chat and meet up to work on textile craft projects. Bring your own projects to work on, or start something with our basic scrap supplies! All levels welcome.

Staff will be available to help with basic questions. B.Y.O.Mug for tea and coffee.

Monday night meetings: Sept 30, Oct 28, Nov 11, 25, Dec 9, 23 from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday morning meetings: Sept 25, Oct 9, 23, Nov 6, 20, Dec 4, 18 from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

 

December 4th, 10:00am to 11:00am
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Preteen Book Club

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 October 2, November 6, December 4, 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Ages: Grades 5, 6 and 7

Fee: Free with advance registration (library card required)

Room: Optimist

December 4th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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How To: Library eResources

Learn how to use the library’s various online resources to read e-Books on Overdrive, listen to audiobooks on RBdigital, watch movies on Hoopla and listen to music on freegal…all for free! Bring your own devices.

Drop-ins welcome!

December 7th, 1:30pm to 3:00pm
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Sip & Stitch

Join us for some lively chit-chat and meet up to work on textile craft projects. Bring your own projects to work on, or start something with our basic scrap supplies! All levels welcome.

Staff will be available to help with basic questions. B.Y.O.Mug for tea and coffee.

Monday night meetings: Sept 30, Oct 28, Nov 11, 25, Dec 9, 23 from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday morning meetings: Sept 25, Oct 9, 23, Nov 6, 20, Dec 4, 18 from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

 

December 9th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Video Game Meetup

Drop in for an afternoon of gaming fun! Come play, relax and chat about games with others!

Game on the PS4, experience VR with the Oculus Go, enjoy snacks and more!

Feel free to bring your own gaming devices!

In Lebovic or Magna Room.

 

December 14th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Sip & Stitch

Join us for some lively chit-chat and meet up to work on textile craft projects. Bring your own projects to work on, or start something with our basic scrap supplies! All levels welcome.

Staff will be available to help with basic questions. B.Y.O.Mug for tea and coffee.

Monday night meetings: Sept 30, Oct 28, Nov 11, 25, Dec 9, 23 from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday morning meetings: Sept 25, Oct 9, 23, Nov 6, 20, Dec 4, 18 from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

 

December 18th, 10:00am to 11:00am
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Let's Do This! - Monthly Makeshops

Join us on the 3rd Thursday of each month for a different fun, creative project!

Free!  No registration necessary, just drop in.

For ages 9 - 14

September 19:  Pixelated Perler Beads

October 17:  Wondrous Wall Hangings

November 21:  Watercolour Tile Art

December 19:  Ugly Christmas Sweaters*

 

* Please bring your own sweater to decorate

 

 

December 19th, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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YA Book Club

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

The 2nd Thursday of each month; 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

2019 Dates:  September 12, October 10, November 14, December 12

2020 Dates:  January 9, February 13, March 12, April 9, May 14, June 11

Free.  For students in Grades 8 - 12  Please register in advance.

January 1st, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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YA Book Club

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

The 2nd Thursday of each month; 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

2019 Dates:  September 12, October 10, November 14, December 12

2020 Dates:  January 9, February 13, March 12, April 9, May 14, June 11

Free.  For students in Grades 8 - 12  Please register in advance.

February 1st, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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YA Book Club

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

The 2nd Thursday of each month; 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

2019 Dates:  September 12, October 10, November 14, December 12

2020 Dates:  January 9, February 13, March 12, April 9, May 14, June 11

Free.  For students in Grades 8 - 12  Please register in advance.

March 1st, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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YA Book Club

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

The 2nd Thursday of each month; 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

2019 Dates:  September 12, October 10, November 14, December 12

2020 Dates:  January 9, February 13, March 12, April 9, May 14, June 11

Free.  For students in Grades 8 - 12  Please register in advance.

April 1st, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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YA Book Club

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

The 2nd Thursday of each month; 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

2019 Dates:  September 12, October 10, November 14, December 12

2020 Dates:  January 9, February 13, March 12, April 9, May 14, June 11

Free.  For students in Grades 8 - 12  Please register in advance.

May 1st, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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YA Book Club

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

The 2nd Thursday of each month; 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

2019 Dates:  September 12, October 10, November 14, December 12

2020 Dates:  January 9, February 13, March 12, April 9, May 14, June 11

Free.  For students in Grades 8 - 12  Please register in advance.

June 1st, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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