Events

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!

March 28th, 10:00am to 11:30am
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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.

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

March 28th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Toastmasters for Teens - Youth Leadership Program

Offered in partnership with Towns of York Toastmasters, this 8-session program is a fun way to boost your confidence and develop leadership and public speaking skills that will help you for the rest of your life.

Tuesdays February 14 - April 11* (no class over March Break - Tuesday March 14); 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Free!  For ages 13 - 18

Please register in advance.

*Participants must attend ALL meetings

March 28th, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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Below the Belt: Pelvic Health and Wellness

Learn about some common dysfunctions of the pelvic floor, identifications and causes.  Find out what treatments are available and what you can do to help yourself.  Pre-register online, or at the Adult Information Desk.

March 28th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Tickles and Tunes for Babies and Toddlers - Spring 2017

These preschool music programs are 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.

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

March 29th, 9:45am to 10:15am
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Tickles and Tunes for Families - Spring 2017

These preschool music programs are 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.

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

March 29th, 10:30am to 11:00am
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Handle With Care

‘Handle with Care’: In partnership with Family Services York Region, Handle with Care is a free 8-week program for parents and other caregivers: Thursdays March 30 - May 18.  Using activities, games and discussions to support social and emotional well-being of children from birth to 6 years as well as their caregivers. Registration is for all 8 sessions. Register at the Adult Information Desk.

March 30th, 10:00am to 11:45am
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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.

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

March 30th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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APL Camera Club

Attention experienced shutterbugs and novice photographers!  Aurora Public Library hosts a Camera Club, 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.

March 30th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Friday Family Storytime - Winter 2017

Drop in any Friday for a family storytime! 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 January 13-March 31

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

Ages: Best for 6 years and younger

  Fee:  Free, no registration required

 

March 31st, 10:30am to 11:00am
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Community Volunteer Income Tax Program

Income Tax Clinics in partnership with Canada Revenue Agency.  Community Volunteers prepare simple tax returns: Individuals up to$30,000, Family up to $40,000. Drop-In: Saturday April 1

April 1st, 10:00am to 1:00pm
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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.

April 1st, 10:30am to 11:00am
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Family Fort Night!

When the library closes on Saturday April 1st, the fun begins!  Bring your fort building sheet, a flashlight and your family for our first ever afterhours program!

Families must be in the Optimist room at 4:50 pm.  Once we lock up the building we will get down to business of fort building and picking stories to share.  Then it’s lights out and flashlights on!

Program is full, please call 905-727-9494 Ext 280 to be added to the waiting list.

April 1st, 4:45pm to 6:00pm
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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)

April 3rd, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Books for Babies - Session 1, 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.

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

April 4th, 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.

Dates: Tuesdays April 4-May 16

Ages: 2 and 3 years

Fee: FREE, drop in. 

April 4th, 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

April 4th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Toastmasters for Teens - Youth Leadership Program

Offered in partnership with Towns of York Toastmasters, this 8-session program is a fun way to boost your confidence and develop leadership and public speaking skills that will help you for the rest of your life.

Tuesdays February 14 - April 11* (no class over March Break - Tuesday March 14); 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Free!  For ages 13 - 18

Please register in advance.

*Participants must attend ALL meetings

April 4th, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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Documentary Film Festival: A Dark Room

A Dark Room is a documentary told through the stories of professional hockey players, physicians, and fans of the game. A Dark Room offers an uncompromising, gritty, and science-based look at how hockey culture, and the stigma that it perpetuates, is contributing to a concussion and mental health epidemic. NFB, 52 min.

April 4th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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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

April 4th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Tickles and Tunes for Babies and Toddlers - Spring 2017

These preschool music programs are 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.

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

April 5th, 9:45am to 10:15am
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Tickles and Tunes for Families - Spring 2017

These preschool music programs are 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.

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

April 5th, 10:30am to 11:00am
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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 April 5:  The Critical Elements of Investing: Price and Risk

April 5th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Time for Toddlers - Session 1, 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.          

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

April 6th, 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

 

April 6th, 10:00am to 1:15pm
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Preschool Storytime - Session 1, 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.

April 6th, 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

April 6th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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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.

April 6th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Entrepreneurs in Residence

Join us for a fast-paced evening featuring four entrepreneurs who will share their stories in a short TED X-style talk. It's a chance to mingle, ask questions and meet new visionaries who share your drive to succeed.

In partnership with StartUp York and the Aurora Chamber of Commerce.

 

April 6th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Friday Family Storytime - Spring 2017

Drop in any Friday for a family storytime! 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 April 7, April 21-June 16 (no storytime April 14, Good Friday)

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

Ages: Best for 6 years and younger 

April 7th, 10:30am to 11:00am
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Community Volunteer Income Tax Program

Income Tax Clinics in partnership with Canada Revenue Agency.  Community Volunteers prepare simple tax returns: Individuals up to$30,000, Family up to $40,000.  Drop-In: Saturday April 8

April 8th, 10:00am 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 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.

April 8th, 2:30pm to 4:00pm
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Books for Babies - Session 1, 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.

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

April 11th, 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!

April 11th, 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.

Dates: Tuesdays April 4-May 16

Ages: 2 and 3 years

Fee: FREE, drop in. 

April 11th, 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

April 11th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Community Volunteer Income Tax Program

Income Tax Clinics in partnership with Canada Revenue Agency.  Community Volunteers prepare simple tax returns: Individuals up to$30,000, Family up to $40,000. By appointment:  Tuesday, April 11

April 11th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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Toastmasters for Teens - Youth Leadership Program

Offered in partnership with Towns of York Toastmasters, this 8-session program is a fun way to boost your confidence and develop leadership and public speaking skills that will help you for the rest of your life.

Tuesdays February 14 - April 11* (no class over March Break - Tuesday March 14); 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Free!  For ages 13 - 18

Please register in advance.

*Participants must attend ALL meetings

April 11th, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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Documentary Film Festival: Ninth Floor

Over four decades after the infamous Sir George Williams Riot, Ninth Floor reopens the file on a watershed moment in Canadian race relations and one of the most contested episodes in the nation’s history. Making an audacious foray into non-fiction, writer and director Mina Shum engages the original protagonists in a compassionate cinematic exercise of reckoning and redemption.

NFB, 81 min.

April 11th, 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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Tickles and Tunes for Babies and Toddlers - Spring 2017

These preschool music programs are 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.

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

April 12th, 9:45am to 10:15am
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Tickles and Tunes for Families - Spring 2017

These preschool music programs are 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.

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

April 12th, 10:30am to 11:00am
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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) 

April 12th, 6:30pm to 7:15pm
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Community Volunteer Income Tax Program

Income Tax Clinics in partnership with Canada Revenue Agency.  Community Volunteers prepare simple tax returns: Individuals up to$30,000, Family up to $40,000. By appointment:  Wednesday April 12

April 12th, 6:30pm 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

April 12th, 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)

 

April 12th, 7:30pm to 8:15pm
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Time for Toddlers - Session 1, 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.          

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

April 13th, 9:30am to 10:00am
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Preschool Storytime - Session 1, 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.

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

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

April 13th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Community Volunteer Income Tax Program

Income Tax Clinics in partnership with Canada Revenue Agency.  Community Volunteers prepare simple tax returns: Individuals up to$30,000, Family up to $40,000. By appointment: Thursday April 13

April 13th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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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

April 13th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Books for Babies - Session 1, 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.

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

April 18th, 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.

Dates: Tuesdays April 4-May 16

Ages: 2 and 3 years

Fee: FREE, drop in. 

April 18th, 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

April 18th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Coding with Raspberry Pi!

Come explore the ultimate DIY technology: Raspberry Pi! We'll play with Pi, learn some coding, plus explore the cool things you can do with Pi! Please note everyone needs to be able to use a computer well (good keyboard and mouse skills).

Dates: Tuesdays April 18 and 25 (must attend both dates)

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

Ages: 9-12 years

Fee: Free with advance registration

April 18th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Documentary Film Festival: Hadwin's Judgement

A compelling hybrid of drama and documentary, this feature film covers the events that led up to the infamous destruction of an extraordinary 300-year-old tree held sacred by the indigenous Haida nation of Haida Gwaii, British Columbia. Inspired by John Vaillant’s award-winning book The Golden Spruce, the film introduces us to the complex character of Grant Hadwin, a logging engineer and survivalist who lived and worked happily for many years in BCʼs ancient forests.

April 18th, 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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Victory Lap Retirement

Victory Lap Retirement: Work While You Play, Play While You Work - The Joy of Financial Independence...at Any Age! Meet best-selling authors Mike Drak and Jonathan Chevreau. The rules of retirement have changed and there's more at risk than ever.  Learn how to create a low stress fulfilling lifestyle, a unique blend of work and play that will allow you to live life to the fullest. Pre-register online or at the Adult Information Desk.

April 18th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Tickles and Tunes for Babies and Toddlers - Spring 2017

These preschool music programs are 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.

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

April 19th, 9:45am to 10:15am
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Tickles and Tunes for Families - Spring 2017

These preschool music programs are 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.

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

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

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) 

April 19th, 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)

 

April 19th, 7:30pm to 8:15pm
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Time for Toddlers - Session 1, 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.          

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

April 20th, 9:30am to 10:00am
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Preschool Storytime - Session 1, 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.

April 20th, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

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

April 20th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Earth Day Awesomeness

Just in time for Earth Day we’re investigating the amazingness of our planet with Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax!  Please join us for some wild environmental stories and associated crafts!

Date: Thursday, April 20

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

Ages:  7 – 9 years old

April 20th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Friday Family Storytime - Spring 2017

Drop in any Friday for a family storytime! 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 April 7, April 21-June 16 (no storytime April 14, Good Friday)

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

Ages: Best for 6 years and younger 

April 21st, 10:30am 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.

April 22nd, 10:30am to 11:00am
Event Type: 

How-To in 10 Minutes

Drop in for an afternoon of fun and learning! A wide variety of organizations will be on hand to lend their expertise and enthusiasm teaching a new skill in breezy 10-minute intervals. Learn how to do: Spring hairstyles, soccer ball keep-ups, origami, Sit & Fit, Healthy smoothies, Tai Chi and so much more!

April 22nd, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

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.

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

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

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!

April 25th, 10:00am to 11:30am
Audience: 
Event Type: 

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.

Dates: Tuesdays April 4-May 16

Ages: 2 and 3 years

Fee: FREE, drop in. 

April 25th, 10:30am to 11:00am
Event Type: 

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

April 25th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Coding with Raspberry Pi!

Come explore the ultimate DIY technology: Raspberry Pi! We'll play with Pi, learn some coding, plus explore the cool things you can do with Pi! Please note everyone needs to be able to use a computer well (good keyboard and mouse skills).

Dates: Tuesdays April 18 and 25 (must attend both dates)

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

Ages: 9-12 years

Fee: Free with advance registration

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

Triple P Parenting: Raising Confident, Competent Children

Children are more likely to be confident, succeed at school and get on well with others when they develop certain life skills. These life skills include being respectful and considerate, communicating well with others, thinking positively and having healthy self-esteem, being a good problem solver, and becoming independent and able to do things for themselves. (elementary school age)

April 25th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Tickles and Tunes for Babies and Toddlers - Spring 2017

These preschool music programs are 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.

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

April 26th, 9:45am to 10:15am
Event Type: 

Tickles and Tunes for Families - Spring 2017

These preschool music programs are 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.

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

April 26th, 10:30am to 11:00am
Event Type: 

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) 

April 26th, 6:30pm to 7:15pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

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 April 26: As I Lay Dying

APL Book Club Picks 2016-17

April 26th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

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)

 

April 26th, 7:30pm to 8:15pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

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.       

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

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

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.

April 27th, 10:30am to 11:15am
Event Type: 

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

April 27th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

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.

April 27th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

APL Camera Club

Attention experienced shutterbugs and novice photographers!  Aurora Public Library hosts a Camera Club, 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.

April 27th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

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.

April 27th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Friday Family Storytime - Spring 2017

Drop in any Friday for a family storytime! 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 April 7, April 21-June 16 (no storytime April 14, Good Friday)

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

Ages: Best for 6 years and younger 

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

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
Audience: 
Event Type: 

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.

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

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

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.

Dates: Tuesdays April 4-May 16

Ages: 2 and 3 years

Fee: FREE, drop in. 

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

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
Audience: 
Event Type: 

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
Audience: 
Event Type: 

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
Audience: 
Event Type: 

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
Audience: 
Event Type: 

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.       

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, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

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
Audience: 
Event Type: 

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
Event Type: 

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
Audience: 

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
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Friday Family Storytime - Spring 2017

Drop in any Friday for a family storytime! 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 April 7, April 21-June 16 (no storytime April 14, Good Friday)

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

Ages: Best for 6 years and younger 

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

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
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 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
Event Type: 

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.

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

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

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
Audience: 
Event Type: 

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.

Dates: Tuesdays April 4-May 16

Ages: 2 and 3 years

Fee: FREE, drop in. 

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

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
Audience: 
Event Type: 

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
Audience: 
Event Type: 

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
Audience: 
Event Type: 

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
Audience: 
Event Type: 

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.       

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, 9:30am to 10:00am
Event Type: 

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
Event Type: 

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
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Friday Family Storytime - Spring 2017

Drop in any Friday for a family storytime! 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 April 7, April 21-June 16 (no storytime April 14, Good Friday)

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

Ages: Best for 6 years and younger 

May 12th, 10:30am to 11:00am
Event Type: 

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.

Dates: Tuesdays April 4-May 16

Ages: 2 and 3 years

Fee: FREE, drop in. 

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

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
Audience: 
Event Type: 

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
Audience: 
Event Type: 

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
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Friday Family Storytime - Spring 2017

Drop in any Friday for a family storytime! 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 April 7, April 21-June 16 (no storytime April 14, Good Friday)

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

Ages: Best for 6 years and younger 

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

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
Audience: 
Event Type: 

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
Audience: 
Event Type: 

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
Audience: 
Event Type: 

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
Audience: 
Event Type: 

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
Audience: 
Event Type: 

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
Audience: 
Event Type: 

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
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Friday Family Storytime - Spring 2017

Drop in any Friday for a family storytime! 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 April 7, April 21-June 16 (no storytime April 14, Good Friday)

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

Ages: Best for 6 years and younger 

May 26th, 10:30am to 11:00am
Event Type: 

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
Audience: 
Event Type: 

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
Audience: 
Event Type: 

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
Audience: 
Event Type: 

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
Audience: 
Event Type: 

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
Audience: 

Friday Family Storytime - Spring 2017

Drop in any Friday for a family storytime! 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 April 7, April 21-June 16 (no storytime April 14, Good Friday)

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

Ages: Best for 6 years and younger 

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

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.

Friday Family Storytime - Spring 2017

Drop in any Friday for a family storytime! 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 April 7, April 21-June 16 (no storytime April 14, Good Friday)

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

Ages: Best for 6 years and younger 

June 9th, 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 10th, 10:30am to 12:30pm
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Friday Family Storytime - Spring 2017

Drop in any Friday for a family storytime! 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 April 7, April 21-June 16 (no storytime April 14, Good Friday)

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

Ages: Best for 6 years and younger 

June 16th, 10:30am 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.

June 17th, 10:30am to 11:00am
Event Type: 

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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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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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
Audience: 
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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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