Events

Youth Poetry Contest

In celebration of National Poetry Month, we are now accepting submissions of original poetry, in any style (limit 2 pages).

Winnters in each category will receive a $25 gift card to Chapters.

Deadline for submission: Sunday April 30th 2017.

Submit your poem into one of two categories:

- Grades 7-9

- Grades 10-12

Submit your entry in person at the Children and Young Adults Information Desk or email it to jquirke@aurorapl.ca

April 29th (All day)
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Youth Poetry Contest

In celebration of National Poetry Month, we are now accepting submissions of original poetry, in any style (limit 2 pages).

Winnters in each category will receive a $25 gift card to Chapters.

Deadline for submission: Sunday April 30th 2017.

Submit your poem into one of two categories:

- Grades 7-9

- Grades 10-12

Submit your entry in person at the Children and Young Adults Information Desk or email it to jquirke@aurorapl.ca

April 30th (All day)
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The Deadly Dames

 Deadly Dames: Death by Alligator?  Lethal Sewing Machine? Meet the Mystery writers that make up the ‘Deadly Dames’: Catherine Astolfo, Janet Bolin, Alison Bruce, Melodie Campbell and Joan O'Callaghan.  They’ll share their books and talk about the art of mystery and suspense writing, women in writing and publishing, balancing writing with a day job. Pre-register online.

 

May 1st, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Build Your Own Book Club

What do you think a book club should be like? Reading all the time? Doing games and fun stuff about books? Writing? Making book trailers? Join us for this amazing club where you decide just what a book club is!

Dates: January 9, February 6, March 6, April 3, May 1  

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

Ages: Grades 5-7

Fee: Free with advance registration (Aurora Public Library card required)

May 1st, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Books for Babies - Session 2, Spring 2017

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.

Program is full. Please call 905-727-9494 ext 280 to be added to the waiting list.

May 2nd, 9:30am to 10:00am
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Tales for Twos and Threes - Spring 2017

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! Children must be two or three years old to participate, and they must be accompanied by an adult. 

Day & Time: Tuesdays, 10:30 – 11:00 a.m.

Ages: 2 and 3 years

Fee: FREE, drop in. 

May 2nd, 10:30am to 11:00am
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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.

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 Losia Makarians: 647-882-0036

May 2nd, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Tuesday Philosophy Club

What is the meaning of life? Why are we here? Is there an ultimate purpose to existence?  If questions such as these ever crossed your mind, join us on the first Tuesday of every month, October to May, as we tackle these and other philosophical questions using a variety of resources, including original texts, films, PowerPoint presentations, as well as other forms of multimedia.  We’ll explore and discuss the ideas of a different philosopher each month

May 2nd, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Ukulele Heroes - beginner class

Learn how to play the Ukulele!  Play songs the first day by learning basic chords, strumming and fingering.  Start from scratch in our beginner class; no experience is necessary and there is no need to read music.  Instructor: James Brown.

Wednesdays, April 12 - May 31; 6:30 - 7:15 p.m.

Ages 9 - 14

$80 (for 8 weeks) 

May 3rd, 6:30pm to 7:15pm
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Money Talk$

Money Talks. FREE discussion/education group, to share unbiased knowledge in economics and financial planning. Presentation followed by group discussion.   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 May 3: What is Factor Investing?  Is it Effective?

May 3rd, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Ukulele Heroes - intermediate class

Learn how to play the Ukulele! Play songs the first day by learning basic chords, strumming and fingering. Expand on the skills you already have in our intermediate class. Instructor: James Brown.

Wednesdays, April 12 - May 31; 7:30 - 8:15 p.m.

Ages 9 - 14

$80 (for 8 weeks)

 

May 3rd, 7:30pm to 8:15pm
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Time for Toddlers - Session 2, Spring 2017

Come and enjoy a bouncing, tickling and singing good time as we introduce your toddler to stories, rhymes and finger plays! Toddlers must be 14-23 months at the beginning of the program. Toddlers are to be accompanied by an adult.       

This program is full. Please call 905-727-9494 ext 280 to be added to the waiting list.

May 4th, 9:30am to 10:00am
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The Culinary Traveller

Join us once a month for this free, hands-on cooking class where we will create delicious, but easy to prepare dishes from around the world. Participants are asked to bring a recipe from their country of origin. One recipe will be chosen each month and featured the following session.

A culminating event in November will celebrate a cookbook created for the community to enjoy.

WHERE:
YRFN COMMUNITY
KITCHEN
350 Industrial
Pkwy S, Aurora

May 4th, 10:00am to 1:15pm
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Preschool Storytime - Session 2, Spring 2017

The aim of our preschool storytime is to encourage a love of books and introduce kids to being in a group of their peers on their own. Stories, songs, educational videos and crafts are all a part of this program! Children must be at least 3 years old at the beginning of the program. Children attend this program on their own, but parents/caregivers must stay nearby in case they’re needed.

Please click on the program name for more information or to register. You can also register by calling 905-727-9494 ext 280.

May 4th, 10:30am to 11:15am
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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.


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 Losia Makarians: 647-882-0036

May 4th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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What's coding?

Coding is what makes it possible for us to create computer software, apps and websites. This workshop will introduce you to the concept of computer programming. If you are curious about how computer software is developed or if you want to discover free online resources that can help you learn how to code, this is the right workshop for you. You will be provided with the tools and support that will help you create a personal coding project. 

 

May 4th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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littleBits Lab

Join us to explore these popular electronic building blocks and see how innovative and creative you can be.  Each session we will focus on a different project or design challenge.

The first Thursday of each month, 7-8 p.m.

Free!  For ages 11 - 15.

Please register in advance.

May 4th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Job Search Strategies

Attention job-hunting teens!  Join us for an Employment Information Session with RNC Employment Services.  Get insider tips on how to spruce up your resume, start your job search and prepare for interviews.

May 5th, 9:45am to 11:00am
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Saturday Family Storytime - Spring 2017

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 April 1, April 22, May 6, June 3, June 17

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

Ages: Best for children 6 years and under.

Fee: FREE, no registration required.

May 6th, 10:30am to 11:00am
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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 brick creations—buildings, vehicles or whatever else you can dream up! This is a free-form program, so come when you can, build as much as you want, and then leave when you’ve had enough.

May 6th, 2:30pm to 4:00pm
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Books for Babies - Session 2, Spring 2017

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.

Program is full. Please call 905-727-9494 ext 280 to be added to the waiting list.

May 9th, 9:30am to 10:00am
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Women's Meet-Up

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 9th, 10:00am to 11:30am
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Tales for Twos and Threes - Spring 2017

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! Children must be two or three years old to participate, and they must be accompanied by an adult. 

Day & Time: Tuesdays, 10:30 – 11:00 a.m.

Ages: 2 and 3 years

Fee: FREE, drop in. 

May 9th, 10:30am to 11:00am
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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.
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 Losia Makarians: 647-882-0036
 

May 9th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Ukulele Heroes - beginner class

Learn how to play the Ukulele!  Play songs the first day by learning basic chords, strumming and fingering.  Start from scratch in our beginner class; no experience is necessary and there is no need to read music.  Instructor: James Brown.

Wednesdays, April 12 - May 31; 6:30 - 7:15 p.m.

Ages 9 - 14

$80 (for 8 weeks) 

May 10th, 6:30pm to 7:15pm
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Ted Barris: At Vimy

Best-selling Author, journalist and military historian will share his trip to Vimy France commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Combined with his book, Victory At Vimy: Canada Comes of Age, April 9 – 12, 1917 Mr. Barris reconstructs the blow-by-blow moments of that historic four-day operation that some say changed the momentum of the war.  Wednesday May 10, 7:00 p.m. Pre-register online.

May 10th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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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 first ever 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: January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12, May 10

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

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

May 10th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Ukulele Heroes - intermediate class

Learn how to play the Ukulele! Play songs the first day by learning basic chords, strumming and fingering. Expand on the skills you already have in our intermediate class. Instructor: James Brown.

Wednesdays, April 12 - May 31; 7:30 - 8:15 p.m.

Ages 9 - 14

$80 (for 8 weeks)

 

May 10th, 7:30pm to 8:15pm
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Time for Toddlers - Session 2, Spring 2017

Come and enjoy a bouncing, tickling and singing good time as we introduce your toddler to stories, rhymes and finger plays! Toddlers must be 14-23 months at the beginning of the program. Toddlers are to be accompanied by an adult.       

This program is full. Please call 905-727-9494 ext 280 to be added to the waiting list.

May 11th, 9:30am to 10:00am
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Preschool Storytime - Session 2, Spring 2017

The aim of our preschool storytime is to encourage a love of books and introduce kids to being in a group of their peers on their own. Stories, songs, educational videos and crafts are all a part of this program! Children must be at least 3 years old at the beginning of the program. Children attend this program on their own, but parents/caregivers must stay nearby in case they’re needed.

Please click on the program name for more information or to register. You can also register by calling 905-727-9494 ext 280.

May 11th, 10:30am to 11:15am
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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
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 Losia Makarians: 647-882-0036

May 11th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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YA Book Club

If you enjoy reading and chatting about books, then join us!

The second Thursday of each month, 7 - 8 p.m. in the Marjorie Andrews Room.

Free!  For students in Grades 8 - 12.

Please register in advance.

2016 Dates:  October 13, November 10, December 8

2017 Dates:  January 12, February 9, March 9, April 13, May 11

May 11th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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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.
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 Losia Makarians: 647-882-0036

May 16th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Board Game Blowout

Keep boredom at bay!  Spend your evening testing your luck and skill at a variety of card and board games including: King of Tokyo, Fluxx, Chess, Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, Love Letters, Small World, Dominion, and more!

Tuesday May 16, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Free!  For ages 11 - 15

No registration necessary, just drop in.

May 16th, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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APL Painters Club

Aurora Painters Club Join other painters in a fun, relaxed space! Bring your own watercolour projects, supplies and ideas; share tips and inspiration.  All abilities welcome, but space is limited. Pre-register at the Adult Information Desk.

May 16th, 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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Ukulele Heroes - beginner class

Learn how to play the Ukulele!  Play songs the first day by learning basic chords, strumming and fingering.  Start from scratch in our beginner class; no experience is necessary and there is no need to read music.  Instructor: James Brown.

Wednesdays, April 12 - May 31; 6:30 - 7:15 p.m.

Ages 9 - 14

$80 (for 8 weeks) 

May 17th, 6:30pm to 7:15pm
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Ukulele Heroes - intermediate class

Learn how to play the Ukulele! Play songs the first day by learning basic chords, strumming and fingering. Expand on the skills you already have in our intermediate class. Instructor: James Brown.

Wednesdays, April 12 - May 31; 7:30 - 8:15 p.m.

Ages 9 - 14

$80 (for 8 weeks)

 

May 17th, 7:30pm to 8:15pm
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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.
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 Losia Makarians: 647-882-0036

May 18th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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What's coding?

Coding is what makes it possible for us to create computer software, apps, and websites. Come and join this workshop that will introduce you to the concept of computer programming. If you are curious about how computer software is developed or if you want to discover free online resources that can help you learn how to code, this is the right workshop for you. You will be provided with the right tools and support that will help you create a personal coding project. 

 

May 18th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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Women's Meet-Up

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 23rd, 10:00am to 11:30am
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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.
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 Losia Makarians: 647-882-0036

May 23rd, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Super Spring Makeshop!

Drop in and make fabulous art, crafts and inventions using our supplies and your ideas! We’ll have lots of cool stuff to inspire you, but what you make is up to you!

Date: Wednesday May 24

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

Ages: 4 years and up

Fee: Free, drop-in!

May 24th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Ukulele Heroes - beginner class

Learn how to play the Ukulele!  Play songs the first day by learning basic chords, strumming and fingering.  Start from scratch in our beginner class; no experience is necessary and there is no need to read music.  Instructor: James Brown.

Wednesdays, April 12 - May 31; 6:30 - 7:15 p.m.

Ages 9 - 14

$80 (for 8 weeks) 

May 24th, 6:30pm to 7:15pm
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Triple P Parenting: Whining

Whining is common in young children and can be very frustrating for parents. Children who whine a lot need help to learn more appropriate ways of speaking. This tip sheet gives some suggestions to help you manage whining and teach your toddler how you would like them to talk to others. For parents of toddlers/pre-school age. Preregister at the Adult Information Desk.

May 24th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Ukulele Heroes - intermediate class

Learn how to play the Ukulele! Play songs the first day by learning basic chords, strumming and fingering. Expand on the skills you already have in our intermediate class. Instructor: James Brown.

Wednesdays, April 12 - May 31; 7:30 - 8:15 p.m.

Ages 9 - 14

$80 (for 8 weeks)

 

May 24th, 7:30pm to 8:15pm
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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.
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 Losia Makarians: 647-882-0036

May 25th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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What's coding?

Coding is what makes it possible for us to create computer software, apps, and websites. Come and join this workshop that will introduce you to the concept of computer programming. If you are curious about how computer software is developed or if you want to discover free online resources that can help you learn how to code, this is the right workshop for you. You will be provided with the right tools and support that will help you create a personal coding project. 

 

May 25th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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RAOK Your World

Want to make the world a better place?  Volunteer with our Random Acts of Kindness group to spread peace, love, and happiness throughout our community.  Participants will receive Volunteer/Community Service Hours for their contribution.

Free!  For students in Grades 7 - 8

The fourth Thursday of each month, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Please register in advance.

May 25th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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APL Writers' Group

The APL Writers' Group is aa small working collective that meets the fourth Thursday evening of the month for the purpose of supporting and critiquing each other's work. Interested applicants are invited to contact rmandelcorn@aurorapl.ca for details.

May 25th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Teen Coffee House

Drop in for live music featuring students from The Arts Music Store.

NEW: Open Mic segment for teens. To register contact 905-727-9494 x230

May 27th, 2:00pm to 3:45pm
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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.
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 Losia Makarians: 647-882-0036

May 30th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Ukulele Heroes - beginner class

Learn how to play the Ukulele!  Play songs the first day by learning basic chords, strumming and fingering.  Start from scratch in our beginner class; no experience is necessary and there is no need to read music.  Instructor: James Brown.

Wednesdays, April 12 - May 31; 6:30 - 7:15 p.m.

Ages 9 - 14

$80 (for 8 weeks) 

May 31st, 6:30pm to 7:15pm
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APL Book Club

Aurora Public Library 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 Marjorie Andrews Room, second floor.   Wednesday May 31: Forty Rooms

APL Book Club Picks 2016-17

 

May 31st, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Ukulele Heroes - intermediate class

Learn how to play the Ukulele! Play songs the first day by learning basic chords, strumming and fingering. Expand on the skills you already have in our intermediate class. Instructor: James Brown.

Wednesdays, April 12 - May 31; 7:30 - 8:15 p.m.

Ages 9 - 14

$80 (for 8 weeks)

 

May 31st, 7:30pm to 8:15pm
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The Culinary Traveller

Join us once a month for this free, hands-on cooking class where we will create delicious, but easy to prepare dishes from around the world. Participants are asked to bring a recipe from their country of origin. One recipe will be chosen each month and featured the following session.

A culminating event in November will celebrate a cookbook created for the community to enjoy.

WHERE:
YRFN COMMUNITY
KITCHEN
350 Industrial
Pkwy S, Aurora

June 1st, 10:00am to 1:15pm
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What's coding?

Coding is what makes it possible for us to create computer software, apps, and websites. Come and join this workshop that will introduce you to the concept of computer programming. If you are curious about how computer software is developed or if you want to discover free online resources that can help you learn how to code, this is the right workshop for you. You will be provided with the right tools and support that will help you create a personal coding project. 

 

June 1st, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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littleBits Lab

Join us to explore these popular electronic building blocks and see how innovative and creative you can be.  Each session we will focus on a different project or design challenge.

The first Thursday of each month, 7-8 p.m.

Free!  For ages 11 - 15.

Please register in advance.

June 1st, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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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 as to recognize hazards, and when and how to use 911.

 Offered in partnership with St. John's Ambulance.

Friday June 2 (P.A. Day), 1 - 4 p.m.

$39  Please register in advance.

June 2nd, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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Saturday Family Storytime - Spring 2017

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 April 1, April 22, May 6, June 3, June 17

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

Ages: Best for children 6 years and under.

Fee: FREE, no registration required.

June 3rd, 10:30am to 11:00am
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Teddy Bear Tea for Grandma/Grandpa and Me

Bring your favourite teddy and Grandma or Grandpa along for tea time and fun at the Library to celebrate Ontario Seniors’ Month!

We’ll start with a craft, provide lots of fun books for you to read together or check out, and of course, we’ll give you a delicious tea! Please tell us about any serious allergies when you register.

Date and time: Saturday June 3, 2:00-3:30 p.m.

Location: Magna Room (next to the café in the lobby)

Ages: Children 3-10 years with a grandparent or other older adult.

Women's Meet-Up

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 6th, 10:00am to 11:30am
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Money Talk$

Money Talks. FREE discussion/education group, to share unbiased knowledge in economics and financial planning. Presentation followed by group discussion.   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 June 7: Can Investment Risk be managed? Yes!

June 7th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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What's coding?

Coding is what makes it possible for us to create computer software, apps, and websites. Come and join this workshop that will introduce you to the concept of computer programming. If you are curious about how computer software is developed or if you want to discover free online resources that can help you learn how to code, this is the right workshop for you. You will be provided with the right tools and support that will help you create a personal coding project. 

 

June 8th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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Newcomer Walking Tour of Historic Yonge Street

Presented by Aurora Historical Society and Aurora Public Library 

June 10, 2017 (English Tour) 

June 17, 2017 (English/Mandarin Tour) 

 

Starts at Hillary House NHS

15372 Yonge Street, Aurora, ON L4G 1N8

Space is limited. If for some reason you are unable to attend, please let us know so that someone else can take your spot.

June 10th, 10:30am to 12:30pm
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APL Painters Club

Aurora Painters Club Join other painters in a fun, relaxed space! Bring your own watercolour projects, supplies and ideas; share tips and inspiration.  All abilities welcome, but space is limited. Pre-Register at the Adult Information Desk.

June 13th, 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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What's coding?

Coding is what makes it possible for us to create computer software, apps, and websites. Come and join this workshop that will introduce you to the concept of computer programming. If you are curious about how computer software is developed or if you want to discover free online resources that can help you learn how to code, this is the right workshop for you. You will be provided with the right tools and support that will help you create a personal coding project. 

 

June 15th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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Saturday Family Storytime - Spring 2017

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 April 1, April 22, May 6, June 3, June 17

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

Ages: Best for children 6 years and under.

Fee: FREE, no registration required.

June 17th, 10:30am to 11:00am
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Newcomer Walking Tour of Historic Yonge Street

Presented by Aurora Historical Society and Aurora Public Library 

June 10, 2017 (English Tour) 

June 17, 2017 (English/Mandarin Tour) 

 

Starts at Hillary House NHS

15372 Yonge Street, Aurora, ON L4G 1N8

Space is limited. If for some reason you are unable to attend, please let us know so that someone else can take your spot.

June 17th, 10:30am to 12:30pm
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Women's Meet-Up

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 20th, 10:00am to 11:30am
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What's coding?

Coding is what makes it possible for us to create computer software, apps, and websites. Come and join this workshop that will introduce you to the concept of computer programming. If you are curious about how computer software is developed or if you want to discover free online resources that can help you learn how to code, this is the right workshop for you. You will be provided with the right tools and support that will help you create a personal coding project. 

 

June 22nd, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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APL Writers' Group

The APL Writers' Group is a small working collective that meets the fourth Thursday evening of the month for the purpose of supporting and critiquing each other's work. Interested applicants are invited to contact rmandelcorn@aurorapl.ca for details.

June 22nd, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Kite Building

Learn simple kite-making as you build and decorate a simple kite to fly in the spring breeze!

Date: Saturday June 24

Time 3:00-4:00

Ages: 8-11 years

Free with advance registration

June 24th, 3:00pm to 4:00pm
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What's coding?

Coding is what makes it possible for us to create computer software, apps, and websites. Come and join this workshop that will introduce you to the concept of computer programming. If you are curious about how computer software is developed or if you want to discover free online resources that can help you learn how to code, this is the right workshop for you. You will be provided with the right tools and support that will help you create a personal coding project. 

 

June 29th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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Women's Meet-Up

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!

July 4th, 10:00am to 11:30am
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The Culinary Traveller

Join us once a month for this free, hands-on cooking class where we will create delicious, but easy to prepare dishes from around the world. Participants are asked to bring a recipe from their country of origin. One recipe will be chosen each month and featured the following session.

A culminating event in November will celebrate a cookbook created for the community to enjoy.

WHERE:
YRFN COMMUNITY
KITCHEN
350 Industrial
Pkwy S, Aurora

July 6th, 10:00am to 1:15pm
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Women's Meet-Up

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!

July 18th, 10:00am to 11:30am
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The Culinary Traveller

Join us once a month for this free, hands-on cooking class where we will create delicious, but easy to prepare dishes from around the world. Participants are asked to bring a recipe from their country of origin. One recipe will be chosen each month and featured the following session.

A culminating event in November will celebrate a cookbook created for the community to enjoy.

WHERE:
YRFN COMMUNITY
KITCHEN
350 Industrial
Pkwy S, Aurora

August 3rd, 10:00am to 1:15pm
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The Culinary Traveller

Join us once a month for this free, hands-on cooking class where we will create delicious, but easy to prepare dishes from around the world. Participants are asked to bring a recipe from their country of origin. One recipe will be chosen each month and featured the following session.

A culminating event in November will celebrate a cookbook created for the community to enjoy.

WHERE:
YRFN COMMUNITY
KITCHEN
350 Industrial
Pkwy S, Aurora

September 7th, 10:00am to 1:15pm
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The Culinary Traveller

Join us once a month for this free, hands-on cooking class where we will create delicious, but easy to prepare dishes from around the world. Participants are asked to bring a recipe from their country of origin. One recipe will be chosen each month and featured the following session.

A culminating event in November will celebrate a cookbook created for the community to enjoy.

WHERE:
YRFN COMMUNITY
KITCHEN
350 Industrial
Pkwy S, Aurora

October 5th, 10:00am to 1:15pm
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