Living Room Area

Main floor

Summer Reading Nature Party!

Summer is almost done! Come celebrate the (almost) end of Summer Reading! We’ll have fun nature-themed activities, cool prizes and a bunch of cool animals to meet! 

Thursday August 22, 1:00-4:00 p.m. (presenter will be here 2:00-3:30 p.m.)

Best for families with children ages 4 years and up

Free, drop-in.

August 22nd, 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Summer Reading Superhero and Princess Party!

Celebrate the middle of Summer Reading with us at our Superhero and Princess Party! We’ll have fun activities, cool prizes, a magic show and a dance party! Please come in costume if you can!

Saturday July 27, 1:00-4:00 p.m. (Our magician will be here 2:30-3:30)

Best for families with children ages 4 and up

Free, drop-in!

July 27th, 1:00pm to 4:00pm


Meet your local Aurora/Newmarket Amnesty group for a drop-in postcard-writing session and discover how the act of sending a simple message can help a political prisoner.


Family Storytime: 10:30 - 11:00 am
Art Activities: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Information Table: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


September 14th, 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Easter Monday High School Hackathon

Registration will close on April 15th at midnight.

Ages: 15 - 19

The Aurora Hackathon invites high school students to showcase their innovation and create a technology based solution to a real world problem through programming, software development, web design and App creation.

Over the course of 26 hours, teams are challenged to create a functional Android App and present their prototype to a panel of judges. (For specific App specifications contact:

April 22nd, 8:00am to April 23rd, 1:00pm
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Experience poetry, music and arts from the Arab world at a unique cultural festival.

Performances by:
Rula Kahil (Lebanon) - poet
Naim Hilaneh (Syria) - poet & artist
Sozan Jamil (Iraq) - poet
Younis Attari (Palestine) - poet
Abdulrahman Matar (Syria) - writer & poet
Jackleen Hanna (Syria) - poet
Mwafaq Katt (Syria) - artist & filmmaker
Esmaeel Abou Fakher (Syria) - musician

In Arabic and English
In collaboration with the Syrian Mediterranean Cultural Forum 

April 6th, 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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