Events

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.

 

Thursdays, July 8 - August 26; 5-6 pm (on Zoom)

 

Free.  For students entering Grades 8-12.

To register, please email ya@aurorapl.ca

July 29th, 5:00pm to 6:00pm
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Game Night: Minecraft Realms

Join us every Thursday during the summer Minecraft Realms Plus server to play along, or watch us play on Facebook Live.

To play you will need to have your own copy of Minecraft on PC, Switch, PS4 to join.

July 29th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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100 Books before Graduation

A reading challenge for teens. Expand your reading, get book suggestions and work your way to reading 100 Books Before Graduation.

Recommended for ages 13+

Register here https://aurorapl.beanstack.org

 

 

 

July 30th, 11:00pm to 11:30pm
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Superstar Summer Storytellers Series: Justin A. Reynolds and Pablo Leon

The Superstar Storytellers Summer Series! Presented by the public libraries of Durham and York Regions. Join us this summer for four spectacular virtual children’s author visits.

August 3, 7:00-8:00: Meet Justin A. Reynolds and Pablo Leon!

Registration opens: July 20, 9:00 am.

August 3rd, 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Adulting Academy

Gain experience and bragging rights as you master the skills to become the responsible adult of your parents' dreams.

An asynchronous, online course in life skills for ages 13 - 18.

To register, please email ya@aurorapl.ca

August 4th, 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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YA Book Club

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

 

Thursdays, July 8 - August 26; 5-6 pm (on Zoom)

 

Free.  For students entering Grades 8-12.

To register, please email ya@aurorapl.ca

August 5th, 5:00pm to 6:00pm
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Game Night: Minecraft Realms

Join us every Thursday during the summer Minecraft Realms Plus server to play along, or watch us play on Facebook Live.

To play you will need to have your own copy of Minecraft on PC, Switch, PS4 to join.

August 5th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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100 Books before Graduation

A reading challenge for teens. Expand your reading, get book suggestions and work your way to reading 100 Books Before Graduation.

Recommended for ages 13+

Register here https://aurorapl.beanstack.org

 

 

 

August 6th, 11:00pm to 11:30pm
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Adulting Academy

Gain experience and bragging rights as you master the skills to become the responsible adult of your parents' dreams.

An asynchronous, online course in life skills for ages 13 - 18.

To register, please email ya@aurorapl.ca

August 11th, 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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CRA: Slam the Scam

Let the Canada Revenue Agency teach you how to protect yourself against fraud and recognize a scame and avoid identity theft.  Learn what to do if you have been targeted by a scam and how to report it.

Wednesday, August 11, 2021.

3 - 4:30 pm

Free!  For ages 13 - 18.

Zoom (link will be shared prior to the event)

August 11th, 3:00pm to 4:30pm
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YA Book Club

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

 

Thursdays, July 8 - August 26; 5-6 pm (on Zoom)

 

Free.  For students entering Grades 8-12.

To register, please email ya@aurorapl.ca

August 12th, 5:00pm to 6:00pm
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Game Night: Minecraft Realms

Join us every Thursday during the summer Minecraft Realms Plus server to play along, or watch us play on Facebook Live.

To play you will need to have your own copy of Minecraft on PC, Switch, PS4 to join.

August 12th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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APL Zine Makers

Showcase your talents to the rest of the community by submitting your creative projects for inclusion in the Aurora Public Library’s online Zine!

There are two ways of participating: contribute content, or be part of the editing crew!

 

Contribute Content

Email your submissions to jcheung@aurorapl.ca

Submission ideas include:

August 13th, 3:00pm to 4:00pm
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100 Books before Graduation

A reading challenge for teens. Expand your reading, get book suggestions and work your way to reading 100 Books Before Graduation.

Recommended for ages 13+

Register here https://aurorapl.beanstack.org

 

 

 

August 13th, 11:00pm to 11:30pm
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Superstar Summer Storytellers Series: Meet Jess Keating, Aron Nels Steinke and Katy Farina

The Superstar Storytellers Summer Series! Presented by the public libraries of Durham and York Regions. Join us this summer for four spectacular virtual children’s author visits.

August 17, 7:00-8:00: Meet Jess Keating, Aron Nels Steinke and Katy Farina

Registration opens: August 3, 9:00 am.

Meet Jess Keating, Aron Nels Steinke and Katy Farina

August 17th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Adulting Academy

Gain experience and bragging rights as you master the skills to become the responsible adult of your parents' dreams.

An asynchronous, online course in life skills for ages 13 - 18.

To register, please email ya@aurorapl.ca

August 18th, 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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YA Book Club

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

 

Thursdays, July 8 - August 26; 5-6 pm (on Zoom)

 

Free.  For students entering Grades 8-12.

To register, please email ya@aurorapl.ca

August 19th, 5:00pm to 6:00pm
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Game Night: Minecraft Realms

Join us every Thursday during the summer Minecraft Realms Plus server to play along, or watch us play on Facebook Live.

To play you will need to have your own copy of Minecraft on PC, Switch, PS4 to join.

August 19th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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I've Got a Cool Job

Ever wanted to learn how people get into unique professions? In this video series, Sam Marchello interviews a variety of amazing individuals working in industries such as gaming, technology, and many more! Visit our Aurora Public Library Facebook page or our YouTube Channel to view this program. 

July 23, August 20, 7:00

August 20th, 7:00pm
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100 Books before Graduation

A reading challenge for teens. Expand your reading, get book suggestions and work your way to reading 100 Books Before Graduation.

Recommended for ages 13+

Register here https://aurorapl.beanstack.org

 

 

 

August 20th, 11:00pm to 11:30pm
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Adulting Academy

Gain experience and bragging rights as you master the skills to become the responsible adult of your parents' dreams.

An asynchronous, online course in life skills for ages 13 - 18.

To register, please email ya@aurorapl.ca

August 25th, 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Audience: 

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.

 

Thursdays, July 8 - August 26; 5-6 pm (on Zoom)

 

Free.  For students entering Grades 8-12.

To register, please email ya@aurorapl.ca

August 26th, 5:00pm to 6:00pm
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Game Night: Minecraft Realms

Join us every Thursday during the summer Minecraft Realms Plus server to play along, or watch us play on Facebook Live.

To play you will need to have your own copy of Minecraft on PC, Switch, PS4 to join.

August 26th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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100 Books before Graduation

A reading challenge for teens. Expand your reading, get book suggestions and work your way to reading 100 Books Before Graduation.

Recommended for ages 13+

Register here https://aurorapl.beanstack.org

 

 

 

August 27th, 11:00pm to 11:30pm
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Do You Speak Math?

The transition to high school math can be challenging!  Get a head start with teacher and mathematician Danielle Rasu-Park as you prepare for the high school experience.

Monday August 30 - Thursday September 2, 2021

5:00 - 6:15 pm

Free!  For students entering Grade 9 only.

Google Classroom info will be shared prior to the start date.

August 30th, 5:00pm to 6:15pm
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Do You Speak Math?

The transition to high school math can be challenging!  Get a head start with teacher and mathematician Danielle Rasu-Park as you prepare for the high school experience.

Monday August 30 - Thursday September 2, 2021

5:00 - 6:15 pm

Free!  For students entering Grade 9 only.

Google Classroom info will be shared prior to the start date.

August 31st, 5:00pm to 6:15pm
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Adulting Academy

Gain experience and bragging rights as you master the skills to become the responsible adult of your parents' dreams.

An asynchronous, online course in life skills for ages 13 - 18.

To register, please email ya@aurorapl.ca

September 1st, 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Do You Speak Math?

The transition to high school math can be challenging!  Get a head start with teacher and mathematician Danielle Rasu-Park as you prepare for the high school experience.

Monday August 30 - Thursday September 2, 2021

5:00 - 6:15 pm

Free!  For students entering Grade 9 only.

Google Classroom info will be shared prior to the start date.

September 1st, 5:00pm to 6:15pm
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Do You Speak Math?

The transition to high school math can be challenging!  Get a head start with teacher and mathematician Danielle Rasu-Park as you prepare for the high school experience.

Monday August 30 - Thursday September 2, 2021

5:00 - 6:15 pm

Free!  For students entering Grade 9 only.

Google Classroom info will be shared prior to the start date.

September 2nd, 5:00pm to 6:15pm
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100 Books before Graduation

A reading challenge for teens. Expand your reading, get book suggestions and work your way to reading 100 Books Before Graduation.

Recommended for ages 13+

Register here https://aurorapl.beanstack.org

 

 

 

September 3rd, 11:00pm to 11:30pm
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Teen Advisory Group - Zoom meeting

Join Aurora Public Library's Teen Advisory Group!  We're looking for local teens to contribute fresh ideas and opinions for our YA programs and collections.  

We will meet via Zoom on the following dates:  7-8 pm on Thursdays, September 16, 30; October 14, 28; November 11, 25; December 9. 

To apply, please fill out this form.

September 9th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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100 Books before Graduation

A reading challenge for teens. Expand your reading, get book suggestions and work your way to reading 100 Books Before Graduation.

Recommended for ages 13+

Register here https://aurorapl.beanstack.org

 

 

 

September 10th, 11:00pm to 11:30pm
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100 Books before Graduation

A reading challenge for teens. Expand your reading, get book suggestions and work your way to reading 100 Books Before Graduation.

Recommended for ages 13+

Register here https://aurorapl.beanstack.org

 

 

 

September 17th, 11:00pm to 11:30pm
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Teen Advisory Group - Zoom meeting

Join Aurora Public Library's Teen Advisory Group!  We're looking for local teens to contribute fresh ideas and opinions for our YA programs and collections.  

We will meet via Zoom on the following dates:  7-8 pm on Thursdays, September 16, 30; October 14, 28; November 11, 25; December 9. 

To apply, please fill out this form.

September 23rd, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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100 Books before Graduation

A reading challenge for teens. Expand your reading, get book suggestions and work your way to reading 100 Books Before Graduation.

Recommended for ages 13+

Register here https://aurorapl.beanstack.org

 

 

 

September 24th, 11:00pm to 11:30pm
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100 Books before Graduation

A reading challenge for teens. Expand your reading, get book suggestions and work your way to reading 100 Books Before Graduation.

Recommended for ages 13+

Register here https://aurorapl.beanstack.org

 

 

 

October 1st, 11:00pm to 11:30pm
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Teen Advisory Group - Zoom meeting

Join Aurora Public Library's Teen Advisory Group!  We're looking for local teens to contribute fresh ideas and opinions for our YA programs and collections.  

We will meet via Zoom on the following dates:  7-8 pm on Thursdays, September 16, 30; October 14, 28; November 11, 25; December 9. 

To apply, please fill out this form.

October 7th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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100 Books before Graduation

A reading challenge for teens. Expand your reading, get book suggestions and work your way to reading 100 Books Before Graduation.

Recommended for ages 13+

Register here https://aurorapl.beanstack.org

 

 

 

October 8th, 11:00pm to 11:30pm
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100 Books before Graduation

A reading challenge for teens. Expand your reading, get book suggestions and work your way to reading 100 Books Before Graduation.

Recommended for ages 13+

Register here https://aurorapl.beanstack.org

 

 

 

October 15th, 11:00pm to 11:30pm
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Teen Advisory Group - Zoom meeting

Join Aurora Public Library's Teen Advisory Group!  We're looking for local teens to contribute fresh ideas and opinions for our YA programs and collections.  

We will meet via Zoom on the following dates:  7-8 pm on Thursdays, September 16, 30; October 14, 28; November 11, 25; December 9. 

To apply, please fill out this form.

October 21st, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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100 Books before Graduation

A reading challenge for teens. Expand your reading, get book suggestions and work your way to reading 100 Books Before Graduation.

Recommended for ages 13+

Register here https://aurorapl.beanstack.org

 

 

 

October 22nd, 11:00pm to 11:30pm
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Animal Crossings Drop & Swap

Playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons? Need some new DIY recipes or custom items? Want to make some new friends and ditch old items you don’t need?

Come to APL’s Island and participate in a virtual drop n’ swap and island tour!

Last Tuesdays of each month, September 29, October 27, November 24, December 22 (special date), 7:00-8:00 pm

All ages!

October 26th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Break the Fake: How to tell what's true online

Fake news is a real problem, especially if you don’t know how to tell good information from bad. This online workshop will teach you how to spot misinformation and find out if something online is true or not.

Free.  For ages 13+

Please register in advance

October 28th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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100 Books before Graduation

A reading challenge for teens. Expand your reading, get book suggestions and work your way to reading 100 Books Before Graduation.

Recommended for ages 13+

Register here https://aurorapl.beanstack.org

 

 

 

October 29th, 11:00pm to 11:30pm
Audience: 

Teen Advisory Group - Zoom meeting

Join Aurora Public Library's Teen Advisory Group!  We're looking for local teens to contribute fresh ideas and opinions for our YA programs and collections.  

We will meet via Zoom on the following dates:  7-8 pm on Thursdays, September 16, 30; October 14, 28; November 11, 25; December 9. 

To apply, please fill out this form.

November 4th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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100 Books before Graduation

A reading challenge for teens. Expand your reading, get book suggestions and work your way to reading 100 Books Before Graduation.

Recommended for ages 13+

Register here https://aurorapl.beanstack.org

 

 

 

November 5th, 11:00pm to 11:30pm
Audience: 

100 Books before Graduation

A reading challenge for teens. Expand your reading, get book suggestions and work your way to reading 100 Books Before Graduation.

Recommended for ages 13+

Register here https://aurorapl.beanstack.org

 

 

 

November 12th, 11:00pm to 11:30pm
Audience: 

Teen Advisory Group - Zoom meeting

Join Aurora Public Library's Teen Advisory Group!  We're looking for local teens to contribute fresh ideas and opinions for our YA programs and collections.  

We will meet via Zoom on the following dates:  7-8 pm on Thursdays, September 16, 30; October 14, 28; November 11, 25; December 9. 

To apply, please fill out this form.

November 18th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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100 Books before Graduation

A reading challenge for teens. Expand your reading, get book suggestions and work your way to reading 100 Books Before Graduation.

Recommended for ages 13+

Register here https://aurorapl.beanstack.org

 

 

 

November 19th, 11:00pm to 11:30pm
Audience: 

100 Books before Graduation

A reading challenge for teens. Expand your reading, get book suggestions and work your way to reading 100 Books Before Graduation.

Recommended for ages 13+

Register here https://aurorapl.beanstack.org

 

 

 

November 26th, 11:00pm to 11:30pm
Audience: 

Teen Advisory Group - Zoom meeting

Join Aurora Public Library's Teen Advisory Group!  We're looking for local teens to contribute fresh ideas and opinions for our YA programs and collections.  

We will meet via Zoom on the following dates:  7-8 pm on Thursdays, September 16, 30; October 14, 28; November 11, 25; December 9. 

To apply, please fill out this form.

December 2nd, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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100 Books before Graduation

A reading challenge for teens. Expand your reading, get book suggestions and work your way to reading 100 Books Before Graduation.

Recommended for ages 13+

Register here https://aurorapl.beanstack.org

 

 

 

December 3rd, 11:00pm to 11:30pm
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100 Books before Graduation

A reading challenge for teens. Expand your reading, get book suggestions and work your way to reading 100 Books Before Graduation.

Recommended for ages 13+

Register here https://aurorapl.beanstack.org

 

 

 

December 10th, 11:00pm to 11:30pm
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100 Books before Graduation

A reading challenge for teens. Expand your reading, get book suggestions and work your way to reading 100 Books Before Graduation.

Recommended for ages 13+

Register here https://aurorapl.beanstack.org

 

 

 

December 17th, 11:00pm to 11:30pm
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100 Books before Graduation

A reading challenge for teens. Expand your reading, get book suggestions and work your way to reading 100 Books Before Graduation.

Recommended for ages 13+

Register here https://aurorapl.beanstack.org

 

 

 

December 24th, 11:00pm to 11:30pm
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100 Books before Graduation

A reading challenge for teens. Expand your reading, get book suggestions and work your way to reading 100 Books Before Graduation.

Recommended for ages 13+

Register here https://aurorapl.beanstack.org

 

 

 

December 31st, 11:00pm to 11:30pm
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