Events

Paws for Stories

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

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

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

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

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

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

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

Optimist Room

January 22nd, 9:30am to 10:00am
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Newcomer Women's Meetup

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

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

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

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

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

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

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

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

January 22nd, 10:30am to 11:15am
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ESL Conversation Group

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

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

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

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

January 22nd, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Tuesday Philosophy Club

Tuesday Philosophy Club.  Are you interested in philosophy?  Drop by Aurora Public Library on the 4th Tuesday of every month, beginning September 2018. In these presentations, expect a friendly and engaging atmosphere.  No prior knowledge is required, only an active and open mind! Explore a new philosophy topic each month.  New members always welcome. Tuesday:
January 22
January 22nd, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Tickles and Tunes for Families - Winter 2019

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

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

Time: 10:30 – 11:00 a.m.  

Ages: 6 months – 5 years

Fee: $42.00 per registered child

Location: Optimist Room

January 23rd, 10:30am to 11:00am
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FIRST® LEGO® League Jr.

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

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

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

Ages: 8-10 years.

January 23rd, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Preteen Book Club - Winter/Spring 2019

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

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

Ages: Grades 5, 6 and 7

Fee: Free with advance registration (library card required)

Optimist Room

January 23rd, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Time for Toddlers

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

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

January 24th, 9:30am to 10:00am
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Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

January 24th, 10:30am to 11:15am
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ESL Conversation Group

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

January 24th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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To Be Continued...

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

January 24th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Coffee House

Live Music Featuring: The Arts Music Store Students

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

January 26th, 2:00pm to 3:45pm
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Exam Cram - Therapy Dogs!

Therapy Dogs

Take a break from studying and de-stress with St. John Ambulance therapy dogs. 

We guarantee you will be smiling!

Saturday January 26; 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday January 29; 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

For high school and university/college students only.

 

Also taking place this exam season: 

Additional Study Space – Overflow study space will be available to accommodate students during this busy time.

January 26th, 3:00pm to 4:00pm
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Paws for Stories

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

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

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

January 28th, 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Books for Babies

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

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

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

Optimist Room

January 29th, 9:30am to 10:00am
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Tales for Twos and Threes

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

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

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

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

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

ESL Conversation Group

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

January 29th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Handicrafts for Kids

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

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

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

January 29th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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TRIVIA NIGHT

Grab some friends or drop-in and make new ones.

It's all happening at  APL's trivia nights!  

Prizes for the winning team.

Tuesday January 29

7:00 - 8:30 pm | Magna Room

Pre-register online or at the Adult Information Desk, 

905-727-9494 x275

January 29th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Exam Cram - Therapy Dogs!

Therapy Dogs

Take a break from studying and de-stress with St. John Ambulance therapy dogs. 

We guarantee you will be smiling!

Saturday January 26; 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday January 29; 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

For high school and university/college students only.

 

Also taking place this exam season: 

Additional Study Space – Overflow study space will be available to accommodate students during this busy time.

January 29th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Tickles and Tunes for Families - Winter 2019

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

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

Time: 10:30 – 11:00 a.m.  

Ages: 6 months – 5 years

Fee: $42.00 per registered child

Location: Optimist Room

January 30th, 10:30am to 11:00am
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FIRST® LEGO® League Jr.

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

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

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

Ages: 8-10 years.

January 30th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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APL Book Club

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

Book Club Picks 2018-19

January 30th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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The Business Plan: A Hands-On Series

Do you have a business idea or are you an existing business trying to redefine your plan?

The Business Plan: A Hands-On Series offers free learning sessions to help you fill in the gaps.

 

Session 1: The Overview

January 31st, 9:30am to 12:00pm
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Time for Toddlers

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

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

January 31st, 9:30am to 10:00am
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Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

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

ESL Conversation Group

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

January 31st, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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To Be Continued...

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

January 31st, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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APL Camera Club

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

January 31st, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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3D Printing Workshop for Teens

Make awesome stuff at your library! In this workshop we'll learn the basics of 3D Printing and look at how to design your own objects using CAD programs. Print a 3D item and pick it up at a later date to paint and decorate!

Date & Time: Friday February 2, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. (PA Day) - Lebovic Room

Pickup Date and Time: Friday February 15, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. - Optimist Room

February 1st, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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Teen Trivia: Kahoot! Edition

Celebrate the end of exam week with some trivia fun! We will be hosting an hour of pop culture and book-based trivia with prizes to be won. Bring your own device preloaded with the Kahoot! app. Snacks provided.

Day & Time:  Saturday, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. 

Date:  February 2, 2019

Ages:  12-17

Fee:  Free!

February 2nd, 2:30pm to 3:30pm
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Toastmasters for Teens - Youth Leadership Program

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

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

Date:  February 4 – March 25

Ages:  15 - 18

Fee:  Free!

February 4th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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Paws for Stories

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

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

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

February 4th, 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Books for Babies

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

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

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

Optimist Room

February 5th, 9:30am to 10:00am
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Newcomer Women's Meetup

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

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

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

February 5th, 10:00am to 11:30am
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Tales for Twos and Threes

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

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

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

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

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

ESL Conversation Group

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

February 5th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Handicrafts for Kids

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

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

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

February 5th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Tech & Culture

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

February 5th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Tickles and Tunes for Families - Winter 2019

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

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

Time: 10:30 – 11:00 a.m.  

Ages: 6 months – 5 years

Fee: $42.00 per registered child

Location: Optimist Room

February 6th, 10:30am to 11:00am
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FIRST® LEGO® League Jr.

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

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

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

Ages: 8-10 years.

February 6th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Money Talk$

Money Talks.  A free, informal discussion group to exchange ideas and unbiased financial information.   7:00-8:30 p.m. first Wednesday of the month, September to June.   Moderator Roger Strong is not affiliated with any financial institution.  Wednesday, February 6: Investment Plans / Investment Environment: Sharing our collective experience

February 6th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Preteen Book Club - Winter/Spring 2019

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

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

Ages: Grades 5, 6 and 7

Fee: Free with advance registration (library card required)

Optimist Room

February 6th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Time for Toddlers

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

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

February 7th, 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 recipes from around the world. Participants are asked to bring a recipe from their country of origin. One country will be chosen each month and featured the following session.

Plus, we’ll create a book featuring the fabulous dishes we created.

Come to one or all sessions!

 

Registration opens on Monday, Jan. 7 at 10 am. 

February 7th, 10:00am to 1:15pm
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Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

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

ESL Conversation Group

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

February 7th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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To Be Continued...

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

February 7th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Feminist Book Club

Want to try something new?  Join us for our very first Feminist Book Club!  We'll pick a book, read it and meet up to discuss.  Book lists available at the Adult Information Desk.  17+
Thursday, February 7:   We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.  Pick up a copy at the Adult Information Desk.
 
February 7th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Get Crafty and Sappy!

Calling all hopeless romantics! Join us for a day of creating cards – maybe a valentine for someone special, or just something for yourself! Bring a friend or family member! What’s better than some crafting the day away while movies play in the background? Drop in for as long as you like! All day popcorn! 12+

February 9th, 11:00am to 4:30pm
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Video Game Meetup

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

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

Feel free to bring your own gaming devices!

In Lebovic or Magna Room.

 

February 9th, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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Valentine's Makeshop!

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

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

Ages: 4 years and up!

Fee: Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

February 9th, 2:30pm to 4:00pm
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Toastmasters for Teens - Youth Leadership Program

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

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

Date:  February 4 – March 25

Ages:  15 - 18

Fee:  Free!

February 11th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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CarePartners: discussion group

Caring for someone with a serious illness?

Join our group to connect with others in similar situations.

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

 

Facilitator: Nelia Pacheco

 

February 11th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Pflag Coffee Night Aurora

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

The monthly Coffee Night will be an inclusive and welcoming space where members of our LGBTQ2 community can connect and engage, find camaraderie and support, and celebrate Pflag's vibrancy and growth. 

15145 Yonge Street - Magna Room

Starts at 7:15 PM

February 11th, 7:15pm to 9:30pm
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Books for Babies

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

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

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

Optimist Room

February 12th, 9:30am to 10:00am
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Tales for Twos and Threes

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

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

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

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

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

ESL Conversation Group

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

February 12th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Handicrafts for Kids

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

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

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

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

Nutrition Series: All about the Mediterranean diet

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

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

Tickles and Tunes for Families - Winter 2019

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

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

Time: 10:30 – 11:00 a.m.  

Ages: 6 months – 5 years

Fee: $42.00 per registered child

Location: Optimist Room

February 13th, 10:30am to 11:00am
Event Type: 

FIRST® LEGO® League Jr.

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

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

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

Ages: 8-10 years.

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

English Conversation Circle

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

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

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

Parent and Child Book Club-Winter/Spring 2019

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

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

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

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

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

Time for Toddlers

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

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

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

Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

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

ESL Conversation Group

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

February 14th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

To Be Continued...

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

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

YA Book Club

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

Day & Time:  Thursdays, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Dates:  January 10, February 14, March 21

Ages:  For students in Grades 8 - 12

Fee:  Free!  Please register in advance.

February 14th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Pop-Up Blues

Let us whet your appetite for the upcoming Aurora Winter Blues Festival! Join us in the Library Living Room from as performers from the festival give us a sampling of whats in store.

Saturday Feb. 16:Sweet Lovin’ Blues

Saturday Mar. 2: Front Porch Blues

February 16th, 1:30pm to 4:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Toastmasters for Teens - Youth Leadership Program

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

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

Date:  February 4 – March 25

Ages:  15 - 18

Fee:  Free!

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

Books for Babies

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

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

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

Optimist Room

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

Newcomer Women's Meetup

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

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

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

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

Tales for Twos and Threes

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

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

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

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

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

ESL Conversation Group

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

February 19th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Handicrafts for Kids

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

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

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

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

Tickles and Tunes for Families - Winter 2019

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

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

Time: 10:30 – 11:00 a.m.  

Ages: 6 months – 5 years

Fee: $42.00 per registered child

Location: Optimist Room

February 20th, 10:30am to 11:00am
Event Type: 

FIRST® LEGO® League Jr.

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

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

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

Ages: 8-10 years.

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

Board Game Night

Spend an 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 and more.

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

Date:  February 20

Ages:  11 - 15

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

February 20th, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Time for Toddlers

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

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

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

Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

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

ESL Conversation Group

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

February 21st, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

To Be Continued...

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

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

Let's Do This! - monthly makeshops

Join us for fun & creative projects.

Day & Time:  Thursdays, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. (March Break session will be 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.)

Date:  January 17, February 21, March 14*

Ages:  10 - 16

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

 

January 17: Snowglobes

February 21: Button Making

February 21st, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Music Workshops

Join us for a music workshop being led by The Arts Music Store. One workshop will be on song writing/melody; the other will focus on instrumental 12-bar blues.

For more information and to register contact The Arts Music Store: 905-898-7164.

In partnership with The Arts Music Store & The Aurora Winter Blues Festival.

February 23rd, 10:00am to 1:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Library Building Days

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

Dates: Wednesday January 2, Saturday February 23

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

Ages: 2 years and up

Fee: Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

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

Toastmasters for Teens - Youth Leadership Program

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

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

Date:  February 4 – March 25

Ages:  15 - 18

Fee:  Free!

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

Books for Babies

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

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

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

Optimist Room

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

Tales for Twos and Threes

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

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

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

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

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

ESL Conversation Group

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

February 26th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Handicrafts for Kids

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

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

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

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

Tuesday Philosophy Club

Tuesday Philosophy Club.  Are you interested in philosophy?  Drop by Aurora Public Library on the 4th Tuesday of every month, beginning September 2018. In these presentations, expect a friendly and engaging atmosphere.  No prior knowledge is required, only an active and open mind! Explore a new philosophy topic each month.  New members always welcome. Tuesday: February 26

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

FIRST® LEGO® League Jr.

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

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

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

Ages: 8-10 years.

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

TRIVIA NIGHT

TRIVIA NIGHTS

Grab some friends or drop-in and make new ones.

It's all happening at  APL's trivia nights!  

Prizes for the winning team.

Wednesday February 27

7:00 - 8:30 pm | Magna Room

Pre-register online or at the Adult Information Desk, 

905-727-9494 x275

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

The Business Plan: A Hands-On Series

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

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

Registration Required. 

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

Time for Toddlers

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

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

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

Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

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

ESL Conversation Group

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

February 28th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

To Be Continued...

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

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

APL Camera Club

Aurora Public Library Camera Club, meets the last Thursday of each month, October to May.  Swap tips with other photographers and videographers; topics will include choosing the right camera, lighting, publishing your photos online. New members welcome.  Thursday February 28

February 28th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Pop-Up Blues

Let us whet your appetite for the upcoming Aurora Winter Blues Festival! Join us in the Library Living Room from as performers from the festival give us a sampling of whats in store.

Saturday Mar. 2: Front Porch Blues

March 2nd, 1:30pm to 4:00pm
Audience: 

Toastmasters for Teens - Youth Leadership Program

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

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

Date:  February 4 – March 25

Ages:  15 - 18

Fee:  Free!

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

Books for Babies

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

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

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

Optimist Room

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

Newcomer Women's Meetup

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

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

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

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

Tales for Twos and Threes

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

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

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

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

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

Handicrafts for Kids

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

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

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

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

Tech & Culture

Tech & Culture; a club for the tech enthusiast and thinker.  Are you passionate about technology? Join us to explore new technologies (with hands-on demonstrations) as well as to discuss the cultural, moral and existential impact of these technological changes on our day to day life. First Tuesday of the month, October-May.
 
March 5th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

FIRST® LEGO® League Jr.

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

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

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

Ages: 8-10 years.

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

Money Talk$

Money Talks.  A free, informal discussion group to exchange ideas and unbiased financial information.   7:00-8:30 p.m. first Wednesday of the month, September to June.   Moderator Roger Strong is not affiliated with any financial institution.  Wednesday, March 6: Investment Plans / Investment Environment: Sharing our collective experience

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

Preteen Book Club - Winter/Spring 2019

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

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

Ages: Grades 5, 6 and 7

Fee: Free with advance registration (library card required)

Optimist Room

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

The Great Pianists: Stories, Music and More

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

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

Time for Toddlers

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

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

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

The Culinary Traveller

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

Plus, we’ll create a book featuring the fabulous dishes we created.

Come to one or all sessions!

 

Registration opens on Monday, Feb. 11 at 10 am.

March 7th, 10:00am to 1:15pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

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

To Be Continued...

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

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

Video Game Meetup

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

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

Feel free to bring your own gaming devices!

 Lebovic  Room.

 

March 9th, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Toastmasters for Teens - Youth Leadership Program

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

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

Date:  February 4 – March 25

Ages:  15 - 18

Fee:  Free!

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

CarePartners: discussion group

Caring for someone with a serious illness?

Join our group to connect with others in similar situations.

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

 

Facilitator: Nelia Pacheco

 

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

Pflag Coffee Night Aurora

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

The monthly Coffee Night will be an inclusive and welcoming space where members of our LGBTQ2 community can connect and engage, find camaraderie and support, and celebrate Pflag's vibrancy and growth. 

15145 Yonge Street - Magna Room

Starts at 7:15 PM

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

Books for Babies

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

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

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

Optimist Room

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

Tales for Twos and Threes

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

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

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

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

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

Job Search Strategies - an Employment Workshop for Teens

Attention job-hunting teens!  Join us for an employment information session with RNC Employment Services and learn about transferrable skills and job search strategies. Get insider tips on how to spruce up your resume, start your job search and prepare for interviews.

Day & Time:  Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Date:  March 12 (during March Break)

Ages:  15 - 18

Fee:  Free!  Please register in advance.

 

March 12th, 10:30am to 12:00pm
Audience: 

Nutrition Series: Nutty about Nuts and Seeds!

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

 

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

Reptilia! March Break 2019

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

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

Ages: 7-12 years

Free tickets available starting Saturday March 9

Magna Room

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

Drive-in Movie! March Break 2019

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

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

Ages: 2-7 years

Free, drop-in!

Magna Room

English Conversation Circle

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

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

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

Time for Toddlers

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

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

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

Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

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

Pie Day!

Give it a try and get some pie! APL is celebrating Pie Day 2019 in style as we flex our mathematical muscles- and then eat homemade mini-pies! This is something you cannot miss!  Drop in. 

March 14th, 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Mad Science: Fire and Ice! March Break 2019

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

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

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

Let's Do This! - monthly makeshops

Join us for fun & creative projects.

Day & Time:  Thursdays, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. (March Break session will be 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.)

Date:  January 17, February 21, March 14*

Ages:  10 - 16

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

 

January 17: Snowglobes

February 21: Button Making

March 14th, 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

To Be Continued...

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

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

Stuffed Animal Sleepover! March Break 2019

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

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

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

Ages: Stuffies and dolls of all ages!

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

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

Harry Potter Party! March Break 2019

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

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

Ages: 8-17 years

Fee: Free, drop-in

Room: Magna

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

HIGH FIVE - Principles of Healthy Child Development

This one-day training will help front-line leaders (anyone working with children aged 6 to 12 - i.e. camp counsellor, coaches, swim instructors) improve the quality of programs. It provides in depth training in the HIGH FIVE Principles of healthy child development so front-line leaders understand what they need to do to ensure each child’s social, emotional and cognitive needs are met. Leaders learn activities and gain knowledge, tips and resources to enhance their programs as well as their relationships with children and other staff members.

March 16th, 9:00am to 4:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Technology Training: Microsoft Excel

Learn to create graphs, reports and use formulas in Microsoft Excel.
There will be a 30-minute Q&A at the end of the session.
Bring your own device preloaded with Microsoft Excel. Pre-register.
March 18th, 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Toastmasters for Teens - Youth Leadership Program

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

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

Date:  February 4 – March 25

Ages:  15 - 18

Fee:  Free!

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

Books for Babies

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

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

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

Optimist Room

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

Newcomer Women's Meetup

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

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

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

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

Tales for Twos and Threes

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

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

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

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

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

Handicrafts for Kids

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

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

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

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

Tuesday Philosophy Club

Tuesday Philosophy Club.  Are you interested in philosophy?  Drop by Aurora Public Library on the 4th Tuesday* of every month, beginning September 2018. In these presentations, expect a friendly and engaging atmosphere.  No prior knowledge is required, only an active and open mind! Explore a new philosophy topic each month.  New members always welcome.  *Tuesday March 19; 3rd Tuesday, this month only

March 19th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

FIRST® LEGO® League Jr.

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

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

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

Ages: 8-10 years.

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

Feminist Book Club

New! Feminist Book Club.  Wednesday, March 20th - Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit.  17+ Pick up a copy at the Adult Information Desk

In her comic, scathing essay “Men Explain Things to Me,” Rebecca Solnit took on what often goes wrong in conversations between men and women. She wrote about men who wrongly assume they know things and wrongly assume women don’t, about why this arises, and how this aspect of the gender wars works, airing some of her own hilariously awful encounters.
March 20th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Parent and Child Book Club-Winter/Spring 2019

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

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

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

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

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

Time for Toddlers

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

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

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

Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

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

To Be Continued...

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

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

TRIVIA NIGHT

Grab some friends or drop-in and make new ones.

It's all happening at  APL's trivia nights!  

Prizes for the winning team.

Thursday March 21   

7:00 - 8:30 pm | Magna Room

 Pre-register online or at the Adult Information Desk, 

905-727-9494 x275

March 21st, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

YA Book Club

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

Day & Time:  Thursdays, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Dates:  January 10, February 14, March 21

Ages:  For students in Grades 8 - 12

Fee:  Free!  Please register in advance.

March 21st, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

MGM Musical Trio: Funny Face

Join us for a blast to the past as we watch classics from the golden era of musicals with all your favourite stars.Drop in, free! Popcorn provided.
 
March 22nd, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Day of the Dragon

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

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

Ages: 7-12 years

Fee: Free, drop-in

Optimist Room

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

Toastmasters for Teens - Youth Leadership Program

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

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

Date:  February 4 – March 25

Ages:  15 - 18

Fee:  Free!

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

Books for Babies

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

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

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

Optimist Room

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

Tales for Twos and Threes

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

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

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

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

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

Handicrafts for Kids

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

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

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

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

Community Volunteer Income Tax Clinics

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 March 26, 6:30-8:30 p.m.  Appointment bookings begin February 1

March 26th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 

FIRST® LEGO® League Jr.

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

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

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

Ages: 8-10 years.

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

Community Volunteer Income Tax Clinics

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 March 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Appointment bookings begin February 1

March 27th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 

Time for Toddlers

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

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

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

The Business Plan: A Hands-On Series

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

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

Registration Required. 

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

Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

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

To Be Continued...

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

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

Community Volunteer Income Tax Clinics

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 March 28 6:30-8:30 p.m. Appointment bookings begin February 1

March 28th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 

APL Camera Club

Aurora Public Library Camera Club, meets the last Thursday of each month, October to May.  Swap tips with other photographers and videographers; topics will include choosing the right camera, lighting, publishing your photos online. New members welcome.  Thursday March 28

March 28th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Community Volunteer Income Tax Clinics

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 March 30, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

March 30th, 10:00am to 1:00pm
Audience: 

Books for Babies

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

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

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

Optimist Room

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

Newcomer Women's Meetup

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

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

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

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

Tales for Twos and Threes

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

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

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

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

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

Handicrafts for Kids

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

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

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

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

Self-Employment Pathways for Newcomers - Phase I

Attention Entrepreneurs! New to Canada? Want to explore the idea of starting a business in Canada?

Self-Employment Pathways for Newcomers is a free program that helps newcomers explore the idea of starting a business in Canada.

 

PHASE I 

  • Find out if Self-Employment in Canada is right for you
  • Legal forms of business ownership and how to register your business
  • Licensing and regulations to start a business
  • Financing Options
  • Business Taxation

 

April 3rd, 9:30am to 3:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

FIRST® LEGO® League Jr.

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

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

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

Ages: 8-10 years.

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

Preteen Book Club - Winter/Spring 2019

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

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

Ages: Grades 5, 6 and 7

Fee: Free with advance registration (library card required)

Optimist Room

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

Time for Toddlers

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

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

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

The Culinary Traveller

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

Plus, we’ll create a book featuring the fabulous dishes we created.

Come to one or all sessions!

 

Registration opens on Monday, Mar. 11 at 10 am. 

April 4th, 10:00am to 1:15pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

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

Pflag Coffee Night Aurora

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

The monthly Coffee Night will be an inclusive and welcoming space where members of our LGBTQ2 community can connect and engage, find camaraderie and support, and celebrate Pflag's vibrancy and growth. 

15145 Yonge Street - Magna Room

Starts at 7:15 PM

April 8th, 7:15pm to 9:30pm
Audience: 

Books for Babies

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

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

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

Optimist Room

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

Tales for Twos and Threes

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

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

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

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

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

Handicrafts for Kids

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

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

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

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

English Conversation Circle

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

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

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

Parent and Child Book Club-Winter/Spring 2019

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

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

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

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

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

Time for Toddlers

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

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

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

Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

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

Video Game Meetup

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

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

Feel free to bring your own gaming devices!

In Lebovic or Magna Room.

 

April 13th, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Books for Babies

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

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

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

Optimist Room

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

Newcomer Women's Meetup

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

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

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

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

Tales for Twos and Threes

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

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

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

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

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

Handicrafts for Kids

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

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

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

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

Feminist Book Club

New! Feminist Book Club. Tuesday, April 16th - Dietland by Sarai Walker 17+
Dietland is a bold, original, and funny debut novel that takes on the beauty industry, gender inequality, and our weight loss obsession—from the inside out, and with fists flying.  Pick up a copy at the Adult Information Desk.
April 16th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Time for Toddlers

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

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

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

Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

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

Movie Matinee

Titles TBA.  Stay tuned!
11:00 a.m.
2:00 p.m.
April 20th, 11:00am to 4:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Books for Babies

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

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

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

Optimist Room

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

Tales for Twos and Threes

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

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

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

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

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

Handicrafts for Kids

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

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

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

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

The Business Plan: A Hands-On Series

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

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

Registration Required. 

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

Time for Toddlers

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

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

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

Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

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

Books for Babies

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

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

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

Optimist Room

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

Newcomer Women's Meetup

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

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

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

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

Tales for Twos and Threes

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

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

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

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

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

Handicrafts for Kids

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

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

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

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

Preteen Book Club - Winter/Spring 2019

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

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

Ages: Grades 5, 6 and 7

Fee: Free with advance registration (library card required)

Optimist Room

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

Time for Toddlers

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

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

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

The Culinary Traveller

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

Plus, we’ll create a book featuring the fabulous dishes we created.

Come to one or all sessions!

 

Registration opens on Monday, Apr. 8 at 10 am. 

May 2nd, 10:00am to 1:15pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

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

Coffee House

Live Music Featuring: The Arts Music Store Students

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

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

Books for Babies

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

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

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

Optimist Room

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

Tales for Twos and Threes

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

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

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

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

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

Handicrafts for Kids

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

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

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

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

English Conversation Circle

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

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

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

Time for Toddlers

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

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

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

Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

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

Video Game Meetup

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

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

Feel free to bring your own gaming devices!

In Lebovic or Magna Room.

 

May 11th, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Pflag Coffee Night Aurora

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

The monthly Coffee Night will be an inclusive and welcoming space where members of our LGBTQ2 community can connect and engage, find camaraderie and support, and celebrate Pflag's vibrancy and growth. 

15145 Yonge Street - Magna Room

Starts at 7:15 PM

May 13th, 7:15pm to 9:30pm
Audience: 

Books for Babies

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

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

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

Optimist Room

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

Newcomer Women's Meetup

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

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

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

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

Tales for Twos and Threes

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

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

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

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

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

Handicrafts for Kids

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

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

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

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

Feminist Book Club

Feminist Book Club.  Tuesday, May 14th - Shrill by Lindy West; 17+ .  Pick up a copy at the Adult Information Desk.

With inimitable good humor, vulnerability, and boundless charm, Lindy boldly shares how to survive in a world where not all stories are created equal and not all bodies are treated with equal respect, and how to weather hatred, loneliness, harassment, and loss--and walk away laughing.
May 14th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Time for Toddlers

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

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

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

Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

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

Books for Babies

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

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

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

Optimist Room

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

Tales for Twos and Threes

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

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

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

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

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

Handicrafts for Kids

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

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

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

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

Time for Toddlers

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

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

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

Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

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

Applying for Canadian Citizenship

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

 

Registration is required.

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

Books for Babies

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

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

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

Optimist Room

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

Newcomer Women's Meetup

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

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

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

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

Tales for Twos and Threes

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

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

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

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

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

Handicrafts for Kids

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

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

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

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

Time for Toddlers

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

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

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

The Business Plan: A Hands-On Series

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

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

Registration Required. 

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

Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

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

Books for Babies

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

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

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

Optimist Room

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

Tales for Twos and Threes

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

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

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

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

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

Handicrafts for Kids

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

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

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

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

Time for Toddlers

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

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

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

The Culinary Traveller

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

Plus, we’ll create a book featuring the fabulous dishes we created.

Come to one or all sessions!

 

Registration opens on Monday, May 6 at 10 am. 

June 6th, 10:00am to 1:15pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

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

Video Game Meetup

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

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

Feel free to bring your own gaming devices!

In Lebovic or Magna Room.

 

June 8th, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Pflag Coffee Night Aurora

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

The monthly Coffee Night will be an inclusive and welcoming space where members of our LGBTQ2 community can connect and engage, find camaraderie and support, and celebrate Pflag's vibrancy and growth. 

15145 Yonge Street - Magna Room

Starts at 7:15 PM

June 10th, 7:15pm to 9:30pm
Audience: 

Books for Babies

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

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

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

Optimist Room

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

Newcomer Women's Meetup

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

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

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

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

Tales for Twos and Threes

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

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

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

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

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

Handicrafts for Kids

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

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

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

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

English Conversation Circle

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

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

June 12th, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Time for Toddlers

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

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

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

Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

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

Books for Babies

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

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

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

Optimist Room

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

Tales for Twos and Threes

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

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

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

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

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

Handicrafts for Kids

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

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

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

June 18th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

The Business Plan: A Hands-On Series

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

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

Registration Required. 

June 19th, 9:30am to 12:00pm
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Feminist Book Club

Feminist Book Club. Wednesday, June 19th - The Power by Naomi Alderman. 17+; pick up a copy at the Adult Information Desk.

This extraordinary novel by Naomi Alderman, a Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year and Granta Best of British writer, is not only a gripping story of how the world would change if power was in the hands of women but also exposes, with breath-taking daring, our contemporary world.
June 19th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Time for Toddlers

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

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

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

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

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

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

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

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

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

Every Tuesday, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Ages: Up to 13 Months

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

Optimist Room

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

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

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

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

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

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

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

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

FREE, drop in.

Optimist Room

June 25th, 10:30am to 11:15am
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Handicrafts for Kids

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

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

Ages: 5 and up

Free, drop-in!

Optimist Room

June 25th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
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Time for Toddlers

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

Every Thursday, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 – 23 months

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

Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Free, drop in!

Optimist Room

 

June 27th, 10:30am to 11:15am
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The Culinary Traveller

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

Plus, we’ll create a book featuring the fabulous dishes we created.

Come to one or all sessions!

 

Registration opens on Monday, Jun. 10 at 10 am. 

July 4th, 10:00am to 1:15pm
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Pflag Coffee Night Aurora

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

The monthly Coffee Night will be an inclusive and welcoming space where members of our LGBTQ2 community can connect and engage, find camaraderie and support, and celebrate Pflag's vibrancy and growth. 

15145 Yonge Street - Magna Room

Starts at 7:15 PM

July 8th, 7:15pm to 9:30pm
Audience: 

Newcomer Women's Meetup

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

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

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

July 9th, 10:00am to 11:30am
Audience: 
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Video Game Meetup

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

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

Feel free to bring your own gaming devices!

In Lebovic or Magna Room.

 

July 13th, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Newcomer Women's Meetup

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

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

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

July 23rd, 10:00am to 11:30am
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 recipes from around the world. Participants are asked to bring a recipe from their country of origin. One country will be chosen each month and featured the following session.

Plus, we’ll create a book featuring the fabulous dishes we created.

Come to one or all sessions!

 

Registration opens on Monday, Jul. 8 at 10 am. 

August 1st, 10:00am to 1:15pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Pflag Coffee Night Aurora

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

The monthly Coffee Night will be an inclusive and welcoming space where members of our LGBTQ2 community can connect and engage, find camaraderie and support, and celebrate Pflag's vibrancy and growth. 

15145 Yonge Street - Magna Room

Starts at 7:15 PM

August 12th, 7:15pm to 9:30pm
Audience: 

Video Game Meetup

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

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

Feel free to bring your own gaming devices!

 

August 17th, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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 recipes from around the world. Participants are asked to bring a recipe from their country of origin. One country will be chosen each month and featured the following session.

Plus, we’ll create a book featuring the fabulous dishes we created.

Come to one or all sessions!

 

Registration opens on Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 10 am. 

September 5th, 10:00am to 1:15pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Pflag Coffee Night Aurora

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

The monthly Coffee Night will be an inclusive and welcoming space where members of our LGBTQ2 community can connect and engage, find camaraderie and support, and celebrate Pflag's vibrancy and growth. 

15145 Yonge Street - Magna Room

Starts at 7:15 PM

September 9th, 7:15pm to 9:30pm
Audience: 

Newcomer Women's Meetup

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

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

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

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

Video Game Meetup

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

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

Feel free to bring your own gaming devices!

In Lebovic or Magna Room.

 

September 14th, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Newcomer Women's Meetup

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

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

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

September 24th, 10:00am to 11:30am
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 recipes from around the world. Participants are asked to bring a recipe from their country of origin. One country will be chosen each month and featured the following session.

Plus, we’ll create a book featuring the fabulous dishes we created.

Come to one or all sessions!

 

Registration opens on Monday, Sept. 9 at 10 am. 

October 3rd, 10:00am to 1:15pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Newcomer Women's Meetup

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

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

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

October 8th, 10:00am to 11:30am
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Video Game Meetup

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

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

Feel free to bring your own gaming devices!

In Lebovic or Magna Room.

 

October 12th, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Pflag Coffee Night Aurora

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

The monthly Coffee Night will be an inclusive and welcoming space where members of our LGBTQ2 community can connect and engage, find camaraderie and support, and celebrate Pflag's vibrancy and growth. 

15145 Yonge Street - Magna Room

Starts at 7:15 PM

October 14th, 7:15pm to 9:30pm
Audience: 

Newcomer Women's Meetup

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

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

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

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

Newcomer Women's Meetup

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

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

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

November 5th, 10:00am to 11:30am
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 recipes from around the world. Participants are asked to bring a recipe from their country of origin. One country will be chosen each month and featured the following session.

Plus, we’ll create a book featuring the fabulous dishes we created.

Come to one or all sessions!

 

Registration opens on Monday, Oct. 7 at 10 am. 

November 7th, 10:00am to 1:15pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Video Game Meetup

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

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

Feel free to bring your own gaming devices!

In Lebovic or Magna Room.

 

November 9th, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Pflag Coffee Night Aurora

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

The monthly Coffee Night will be an inclusive and welcoming space where members of our LGBTQ2 community can connect and engage, find camaraderie and support, and celebrate Pflag's vibrancy and growth. 

15145 Yonge Street - Magna Room

Starts at 7:15 PM

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

Newcomer Women's Meetup

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

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

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

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

Newcomer Women's Meetup

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

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

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

December 3rd, 10:00am to 11:30am
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Pflag Coffee Night Aurora

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

The monthly Coffee Night will be an inclusive and welcoming space where members of our LGBTQ2 community can connect and engage, find camaraderie and support, and celebrate Pflag's vibrancy and growth. 

15145 Yonge Street - Magna Room

Starts at 7:15 PM

December 9th, 7:15pm to 9:30pm
Audience: 

Video Game Meetup

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

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

Feel free to bring your own gaming devices!

In Lebovic or Magna Room.

 

December 14th, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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