If you enjoy discussing books, join us the last Wednesday of the month (excluding Dec.) from 7:00-8:30 p.m. for this Virtual Book Club. Wednesday June 30: Sapiens, a brief history of humankind, by Yuval Noah Harari. Zoom details will be emailed. Email email@example.com to reserve a copy
If you enjoy discussing books, join us the last Wednesday of the month (excluding Dec.) from 7:00-8:30 p.m. for this Virtual Book Club. Wednesday May 26: Circe by Madeline Miller. Zoom details will be emailed. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a copy
If you enjoy discussing books, join us the last Wednesday of the month (excluding Dec.) from 7:00-8:30 p.m. for this Virtual Book Club. Wednesday April 28: Midnight in Chernobyl by Adam Higginbotham. Zoom details will be emailed. Email email@example.com to reserve a copy
Miss Eva Lasting brings a little glitz and a lot of heart to story hour! This family-friendly event raises awareness of gender diversity, promotes self-acceptance and builds empathy through a fun literary experience. Wear your favourite outfit and participate in the magic.
There are four standard parts to a query letter, and messing up any of the four can reduce your chances of finding a publisher.
Optional component: an evaluation of your query letter.
There are now a lot of different ways to get a book published. Each one has advantages and disadvantages. For example, traditional publishing can take years but doesn't cost you anything, while self-publishing may involve costs but can get your book to the market really quickly.
There is a lot more to editing than just checking grammar and spelling. It can include everything from checking that you have historical facts correct to making your humour funnier. There's a standard sequence of editing steps, and understanding the steps will make revising your own writing go more smoothly.
Optional component: Participants will have the opportunity to have a brief review of a piece of their writing.
Resiliency is an essential quality for each of us to have in order to maintain good physical and emotional health. This talk will focus on three building blocks of resiliency: emotional intelligence, optimism, and coping skills. The session will also touch on the impact of stress on women, in keeping with the theme of International Women’s Day (March 8).
Presentation and Q&A: Dr. Louise Hartley, Director, York University Psychology Clinic.
Register at bit.ly/3pEuffW
February 26 - Kit available
March 12 - 4:00pm Youtube Tutorial available through APL's channel!
To celebrate World Sleep Day, pick up a special Maker Day kit to make your own eye mask at home.
Follow along with our online tutorial and make something that will help you get the sleep you deserve!
Register for a Maker Day kit by emailing LTang@aurorapl.ca with your library card number and a hold will be placed for you.
Limited kits available; first come first serve!
The shift from working in the office to working at home means many of us are using make-shift workstations without the right furniture, tools and space to support our long-term health. In this webinar you’ll learn tips on how to create a workstation and work routine that supports physical wellness, plus stretches for increased productivity and injury prevention. Take control of your health – you’ll love what you’ll learn! In partnership with Honsberger Physio. Pre-register. Zoom details will be emailed.