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Tales for Twos

Central Library

Every week on Thursday at 10:15
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Age: 24 - 36 months (with an adult).

Tales for Two’s shares stories, songs and fingerplays that you and your toddler will love. Free tickets will be handed out 15 minutes before the program starts. 

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Ready, Set, Learn!

Richmond Green Library

Every week on Thursday at 10:15, but not on: 05.12.2019, 12.12.2019, 19.12.2019, 26.12.2019, 02.01.2020, 09.01.2020, 19.03.2020
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Age: 3 -5 (kids only).

Children enjoy an independent half-hour of stories, songs and activities while learning some of the social skills they will need in kindergarten. Free tickets for this program will be handed out 15 minutes before it starts.   

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Tales and Tunes for Toddlers

Oak Ridges Library

Every week on Thursday at 10:30, but not on: 19.03.2020
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Age: 12 to 36 months with an adult. 

Tales and Tunes for Toddlers is a relaxed, loosely structured program where caregivers share stories, songs, and other activities with their toddler.  

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Vision Loss Book Club

Central Library

On the 3. Thursday each month at 12:00
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Join us in Room C for lively conversation on bestseller books chosen monthly. Members must have some degree of vision loss. New members are always welcome!

To register, call 905-780-5036.

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Family Storytime

Central Library

Every week on Monday, Thursday and Friday at 11:15
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Age: All with caregiver 

Join us weekly as we explore the magic of books, songs and rhymes for children and their parents or caregivers. All are welcome; however, this program is best suited for ages 6 and under. 

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Books for Babies

Central Library

Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 13:15, but not on: 24.12.2019, 25.12.2019, 26.12.2019, 31.12.2019, 01.01.2020, 17.02.2020, 10.04.2020, 13.04.2020
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Age: Birth to 12 months (accompanied by an adult). 

Books for Babies is a loosely structured program for parents and their babies. This half-hour program focuses on the pleasure of using rhymes, songs, and stories together. Please bring a blanket or mat for your baby.

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Chess Classes: Beginner

Richvale Library

Every week on Thursday at 16:30, but not on: 05.12.2019, 12.12.2019, 19.12.2019, 26.12.2019, 02.01.2020, 09.01.2020, 19.03.2020
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This program is a multi-week course that runs from Sept. 26 to Nov. 28, 2019 (Fall Session) or Jan. 16 - Mar. 26 (Winter Session).

Age group: 6-12 years.

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Library Research 101: Equipping Yourself for Post-Secondary Success

Central Library

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Ages 16+

Learn how to tap into a wealth of resources available to advance your academic endeavours. Featuring special guest presenters Sophie Bury, Librarian from York University; and Sarah Shujah, Librarian from University of Toronto, Scarborough. Find us in Room B.

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Pop Up MakerSpace for Kids

Central Library

Every week on Monday and Thursday at 16:00, but not on: 02.09.2019, 14.10.2019, 26.12.2019, 17.02.2020, 13.04.2020
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Age: Children

The Pop Up STEAM MakerSpace for Kids is open on Mondays and Thursdays. 

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Reading Buddies

Oak Ridges Library

Every week on Thursday at 16:30, but not on: 19.03.2020
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Ages: 6-8

Read and play literacy games with a teen volunteer. 

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Chess Classes: Intermediate I

Central Library

Every week on Thursday at 18:15, but not on: 05.12.2019, 12.12.2019, 19.12.2019, 26.12.2019, 02.01.2020, 09.01.2020, 19.03.2020
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This program is a multi-week course that runs from Sept. 26 to Nov. 28, 2019 (Fall Session) or Jan. 16 - Mar 26, 2020 (Winter Session). 

Age group: 6-12 years.

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Writers' Studio

Central Library

Every week on Thursday at 19:00, but not on: 26.12.2019, 09.01.2020
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Age: Adults and teens.

Learn practical tips on how to develop your writing and get your creativity flowing. Get inspired, share your ideas and connect with other writers. Open to writers of all genres, stages and skill levels. Find us in Room A.

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Small Business One-on-One Consultations

Central Library

On the 4. Thursday each month at 18:00, and also on: 20.02.2020, but not on: 27.02.2020
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Age: Adults

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Video Game Design with Bloxels

Richmond Green Library

Every week on Thursday at 18:00, but not on: 05.03.2020, 12.03.2020, 19.03.2020, 26.03.2020, 02.04.2020, 09.04.2020
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Ages 9-12

Learn how to use the Library's Bloxels kits to design characters and levels in a video game world.

Register - February

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Chess Classes: Intermediate II and Advanced

Central Library

Every week on Thursday at 19:20, but not on: 05.12.2019, 12.12.2019, 19.12.2019, 26.12.2019, 02.01.2020, 09.01.2020, 19.03.2020
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This program is a multi-week course that runs from Sept. 26 to Nov. 28 (Fall Session) or Jan. 16 - Mar 26 (Winter Session)  

Age group: 6-12 years.

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Science for Fun

Central Library

On the 3. and 4. Thursday each month at 18:59, but not on: 23.01.2020, 27.02.2020, 19.03.2020, 16.04.2020
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Ages 7-9

Spark your sense of wonder and discover the magic in magnets, how to make salty circuits and the science behind lava lamps.