Events

Friday Family Storytime - Spring 2018

Drop in any Friday for a family storytime! Friday Family Storytime is full of stories, songs, rhymes and lots of fun for children 6 years and under with a parent or caregiver.

Date: Fridays April 5-June 22

Time: 10:30-11:00 a.m.

Ages: Best for 6 years and younger

Fee: Free, drop in

Location: Optimist Room

June 22nd, 10:30am to 11:00am
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Summer Reading at Aurora Public Library!

Come to Aurora Public Library to sign up for Summer Reading! Children ages 0-12 years can join the Reading Path (the TD Summer Reading Club) and get stickers and a chance to help us build a giant robot on the Library wall for every three Aurora Public Library books they read (or that someone reads to them), plus a prize when they reach twelve books! Or the Activity Path, where you get an activity card and recieve a sticker and a prize from the Giant Box of Amazing Summer Prizes for every three activities you complete!

June 24th, 1:30am to 1:45am
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Kids Love Knitting!

Join this fun drop-in knitting group where you can practice your skills with new friends and old! We welcome all ability levels from beginning to expert. Instruction and help are available as needed, so bring your needles and yarn and come join us!

Tuesdays April 3-April 17, May 1-June 26, 4:00-5:00 p.m. (no class April 24)

Lebovic Room

Ages 7 years and up 

You can email Polly at pross@aurorapl.ca if you need help finding or choosing yarn and needles

June 26th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Saturday Family Storytime - June 2018

Kids and their caregivers are invited to join the fun in Family Storytime! Explore the magic of books, songs and rhymes together.

Please drop in for one or all sessions!

Date: Saturdays April 7, April 21, May 12, May 26, June 30

Time: 10:30-11:00 a.m.

Ages: Best for children 6 years and under.

Fee: FREE, no registration required.

Location: Optimist Room

 

June 30th, 10:30am to 11:00am
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Summer Reading at Aurora Public Library!

Come to Aurora Public Library to sign up for Summer Reading! Children ages 0-12 years can join the Reading Path (the TD Summer Reading Club) and get stickers and a chance to help us build a giant robot on the Library wall for every three Aurora Public Library books they read (or that someone reads to them), plus a prize when they reach twelve books! Or the Activity Path, where you get an activity card and recieve a sticker and a prize from the Giant Box of Amazing Summer Prizes for every three activities you complete!

July 1st, 1:30am to 1:45am
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Preschool Gym - July 3

Bring your little one in for some fun and exercise! We have fun active games and activities for your little one to explore! Drop in and have some fun!

Date: Tuesday July 3

Time: 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Ages: 2-5 years

Fee: Free, no registration required.

 

July 3rd, 10:30am to 11:30am
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Kids Love Knitting!

A drop-in knitting club for youth 7 years and up. We welcome all ability levels from beginner to expert--instruction and help are available as needed. Bring your needles and yarn, and come join the knitters!

Dates: Tuesdays July 3-August 21, 4-5 p.m.

Ages: 7 years and up

Fee: Free, drop-in (supplies not provided)

Location: Optimist Room

For suggestions about needle and yarn sources and choices, email Polly at pross@aurorapl.ca.

July 3rd, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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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!

Parents/guardians must remain in the library.

Dates: Thursday July 5, Wednesday August 22

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

Ages: 2 years and up

Fee: Free, drop-in!

July 5th, 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Friday Family Storytime - Summer 2018

Drop in any Friday for a family storytime! Family Storytime is full of stories, songs, rhymes and lots of fun for children 6 years and under with a parent or caregiver.

Date: Fridays July 6 – August 24

Time: 10:30-11:00 a.m.

Ages: Best for 6 years and younger

Fee: FREE, no registration required.

July 6th, 10:30am to 11:00am
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Summer Reading at Aurora Public Library!

Come to Aurora Public Library to sign up for Summer Reading! Children ages 0-12 years can join the Reading Path (the TD Summer Reading Club) and get stickers and a chance to help us build a giant robot on the Library wall for every three Aurora Public Library books they read (or that someone reads to them), plus a prize when they reach twelve books! Or the Activity Path, where you get an activity card and recieve a sticker and a prize from the Giant Box of Amazing Summer Prizes for every three activities you complete!

July 8th, 1:30am to 1:45am
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Books for Babies - Summer 2018

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.

Day & Time: Tuesdays, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Dates: July 10, 17, 24

Ages: Up to 13 Months

Fee: FREE with advance registration

Registration:  Registration for Preschool programs begins Tuesday June 26.

 

July 10th, 9:30am to 10:00am
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Tales for Twos and Threes - Summer 2018

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! Children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Day & Time: Tuesdays, 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.

Dates: Tuesdays July 10-August 21

Ages: 2 and 3 years

Fee: FREE, drop in.

July 10th, 10:30am to 11:15am
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Kids Love Knitting!

A drop-in knitting club for youth 7 years and up. We welcome all ability levels from beginner to expert--instruction and help are available as needed. Bring your needles and yarn, and come join the knitters!

Dates: Tuesdays July 3-August 21, 4-5 p.m.

Ages: 7 years and up

Fee: Free, drop-in (supplies not provided)

Location: Optimist Room

For suggestions about needle and yarn sources and choices, email Polly at pross@aurorapl.ca.

July 10th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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What Wednesdays

Drop in every Wednesday to see what we’re exploring this week! Art, science, technology, and more, all lots of fun! Activities will be hands-on: sometimes you’ll make something to take home, sometimes you won’t! Some things may be messy, so don’t come in your best clothes!

Dates: Wednesdays July 11-August 15

Time: 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Ages: 6-10 years

Fee: Free, drop in!

 

July 11th, 10:30am to 11:30am
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Time for Toddlers - Summer 2018

Introduce your toddler to stories, rhymes and finger plays in a fun and interactive setting! Toddlers must be 14-23 months old at the beginning of the program. Toddlers are to be accompanied by an adult.

Day & Time: Thursdays, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Dates: July 12, 19, 26

Ages: 14 – 23 months

Fee: FREE with registration   

July 12th, 9:30am to 10:00am
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Paws for Stories

Paws for Stories – Summer 2018

Paws 4 Stories is a literacy program for beginning and struggling readers: 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.

Participants must give 24 hours’ notice if they cannot attend.

Dates: Thursdays July 12, 19, 26, and August 2 and 9

Times: 10:30-11:00 or 11:00-11:30

July 12th, 10:30am to 11:30am
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Preschool Storytime - Summer 2018

The aim of our preschool storytime is to encourage a love of books and introduce kids to being in a group of their peers on their own. Stories, songs, educational videos and crafts are all a part of this program! Children must be at least 3 years old at the beginning of the program. Children attend this program on their own, but parents/caregivers must stay nearby in case they’re needed.

Day & Time: Thursdays 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Dates: July 12, 19, 26

July 12th, 10:30am to 11:00am
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Astronaut Training

Think you have what it takes to be a Canadian Astronaut? Test your space skills with some Astronaut training for strength, attention and dexterity! We’ll also create some space-themed crafts, and listen to a space story read to us by an Astronaut on the International Space Station! It’s going to be out of this world!

Date: Thursday July 12

Time: 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Ages: 6 and up

Free, drop-in!

July 12th, 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Friday Family Storytime - Summer 2018

Drop in any Friday for a family storytime! Family Storytime is full of stories, songs, rhymes and lots of fun for children 6 years and under with a parent or caregiver.

Date: Fridays July 6 – August 24

Time: 10:30-11:00 a.m.

Ages: Best for 6 years and younger

Fee: FREE, no registration required.

July 13th, 10:30am to 11:00am
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Saturday Family Storytime - Summer 2018

Kids and their caregivers are invited to join the fun in Family Storytime! Explore the magic of books, songs and rhymes together.

Please drop in for one or all sessions!

Date: Saturdays July 14, July 28, August 11.

Time: 10:30-11:00 a.m.

Ages: Best for children 6 years and under.

Fee: FREE, no registration required.

July 14th, 10:30am to 11:00am
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Family Fun Day!

Join us for fun games, crafts and activities with the whole family! If you’re in camp and at work all week, this is your chance to hang out together and do cool things!

Date: Saturday July 14

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

All ages! Bring your friends and family!

Fee: Free, Drop in! 

July 14th, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Summer Reading at Aurora Public Library!

Come to Aurora Public Library to sign up for Summer Reading! Children ages 0-12 years can join the Reading Path (the TD Summer Reading Club) and get stickers and a chance to help us build a giant robot on the Library wall for every three Aurora Public Library books they read (or that someone reads to them), plus a prize when they reach twelve books! Or the Activity Path, where you get an activity card and recieve a sticker and a prize from the Giant Box of Amazing Summer Prizes for every three activities you complete!

July 15th, 1:30am to 1:45am
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3D Printing for Kids

Over the course of three classes, you’ll learn the basics of 3D printing, practise some simple CAD design, choose or design something to print, and then come in and decorate your 3D object!

Dates: Mondays July 16 and 30, and August 20 (must attend all 3 classes).

Time: 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Ages: 8-12 years.

Fee: $5.00

Please call 905-727-9494 ext 280 to register.

July 16th, 2:30pm to 3:30pm
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Books for Babies - Summer 2018

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.

Day & Time: Tuesdays, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Dates: July 10, 17, 24

Ages: Up to 13 Months

Fee: FREE with advance registration

Registration:  Registration for Preschool programs begins Tuesday June 26.

 

July 17th, 9:30am to 10:00am
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Tales for Twos and Threes - Summer 2018

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! Children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Day & Time: Tuesdays, 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.

Dates: Tuesdays July 10-August 21

Ages: 2 and 3 years

Fee: FREE, drop in.

July 17th, 10:30am to 11:15am
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Superhero Party!

What are your super powers?  What is your superhero name?  How do you travel around town?

Use your super brain to create your own super identity! Super fun activities and crafts!

Date: Tuesday July 17

Time: 2:00-3:00

Ages: 5 years and up

Free, drop-in!

July 17th, 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Kids Love Knitting!

A drop-in knitting club for youth 7 years and up. We welcome all ability levels from beginner to expert--instruction and help are available as needed. Bring your needles and yarn, and come join the knitters!

Dates: Tuesdays July 3-August 21, 4-5 p.m.

Ages: 7 years and up

Fee: Free, drop-in (supplies not provided)

Location: Optimist Room

For suggestions about needle and yarn sources and choices, email Polly at pross@aurorapl.ca.

July 17th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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What Wednesdays

Drop in every Wednesday to see what we’re exploring this week! Art, science, technology, and more, all lots of fun! Activities will be hands-on: sometimes you’ll make something to take home, sometimes you won’t! Some things may be messy, so don’t come in your best clothes!

Dates: Wednesdays July 11-August 15

Time: 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Ages: 6-10 years

Fee: Free, drop in!

 

July 18th, 10:30am to 11:30am
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Cyber Crimes Escape Room

Hackers, riddle masters, and puzzle solvers needed to help stop an evil programmer from spreading a dangerous computer virus!

Date: Wednesday July 18

Time: 2:00-3:00

Ages:  8 – 10 years old

Free with advance registration

July 18th, 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Time for Toddlers - Summer 2018

Introduce your toddler to stories, rhymes and finger plays in a fun and interactive setting! Toddlers must be 14-23 months old at the beginning of the program. Toddlers are to be accompanied by an adult.

Day & Time: Thursdays, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Dates: July 12, 19, 26

Ages: 14 – 23 months

Fee: FREE with registration   

July 19th, 9:30am to 10:00am
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Paws for Stories

Paws for Stories – Summer 2018

Paws 4 Stories is a literacy program for beginning and struggling readers: 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.

Participants must give 24 hours’ notice if they cannot attend.

Dates: Thursdays July 12, 19, 26, and August 2 and 9

Times: 10:30-11:00 or 11:00-11:30

July 19th, 10:30am to 11:30am
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Preschool Storytime - Summer 2018

The aim of our preschool storytime is to encourage a love of books and introduce kids to being in a group of their peers on their own. Stories, songs, educational videos and crafts are all a part of this program! Children must be at least 3 years old at the beginning of the program. Children attend this program on their own, but parents/caregivers must stay nearby in case they’re needed.

Day & Time: Thursdays 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Dates: July 12, 19, 26

July 19th, 10:30am to 11:00am
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Friday Family Storytime - Summer 2018

Drop in any Friday for a family storytime! Family Storytime is full of stories, songs, rhymes and lots of fun for children 6 years and under with a parent or caregiver.

Date: Fridays July 6 – August 24

Time: 10:30-11:00 a.m.

Ages: Best for 6 years and younger

Fee: FREE, no registration required.

July 20th, 10:30am to 11:00am
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Summer Reading at Aurora Public Library!

Come to Aurora Public Library to sign up for Summer Reading! Children ages 0-12 years can join the Reading Path (the TD Summer Reading Club) and get stickers and a chance to help us build a giant robot on the Library wall for every three Aurora Public Library books they read (or that someone reads to them), plus a prize when they reach twelve books! Or the Activity Path, where you get an activity card and recieve a sticker and a prize from the Giant Box of Amazing Summer Prizes for every three activities you complete!

July 22nd, 1:30am to 1:45am
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Books for Babies - Summer 2018

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.

Day & Time: Tuesdays, 9:35–10:00 a.m.

Dates: July 10, 17, 24

Ages: Up to 13 Months

Fee: FREE with advance registration

Registration:  Registration for Preschool programs begins Tuesday June 26.

 

July 24th, 9:30am to 10:00am
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Tales for Twos and Threes - Summer 2018

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! Children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Day & Time: Tuesdays, 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.

Dates: Tuesdays July 10-August 21

Ages: 2 and 3 years

Fee: FREE, drop in.

July 24th, 10:30am to 11:15am
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Kids Love Knitting!

A drop-in knitting club for youth 7 years and up. We welcome all ability levels from beginner to expert--instruction and help are available as needed. Bring your needles and yarn, and come join the knitters!

Dates: Tuesdays July 3-August 21, 4-5 p.m.

Ages: 7 years and up

Fee: Free, drop-in (supplies not provided)

Location: Optimist Room

For suggestions about needle and yarn sources and choices, email Polly at pross@aurorapl.ca.

July 24th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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What Wednesdays

Drop in every Wednesday to see what we’re exploring this week! Art, science, technology, and more, all lots of fun! Activities will be hands-on: sometimes you’ll make something to take home, sometimes you won’t! Some things may be messy, so don’t come in your best clothes!

Dates: Wednesdays July 11-August 15

Time: 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Ages: 6-10 years

Fee: Free, drop in!

 

July 25th, 10:30am to 11:30am
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Time for Toddlers - Summer 2018

Introduce your toddler to stories, rhymes and finger plays in a fun and interactive setting! Toddlers must be 14-23 months old at the beginning of the program. Toddlers are to be accompanied by an adult.

Day & Time: Thursdays, 9:35 – 10:00 a.m.

Dates: July 12, 19, 26

Ages: 14 – 23 months

Fee: FREE with registration   

July 26th, 9:30am to 10:00am
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Paws for Stories

Paws for Stories – Summer 2018

Paws 4 Stories is a literacy program for beginning and struggling readers: 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.

Participants must give 24 hours’ notice if they cannot attend.

Dates: Thursdays July 12, 19, 26, and August 2 and 9

Times: 10:30-11:00 or 11:00-11:30

July 26th, 10:30am to 11:30am
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Preschool Storytime - Summer 2018

The aim of our preschool storytime is to encourage a love of books and introduce kids to being in a group of their peers on their own. Stories, songs, educational videos and crafts are all a part of this program! Children must be at least 3 years old at the beginning of the program. Children attend this program on their own, but parents/caregivers must stay nearby in case they’re needed.

Day & Time: Thursdays 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Dates: July 12, 19, 26

July 26th, 10:30am to 11:00am
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Slime Party!

We’ll have several different recipes so you can make your own slime, lots of cool things to add to it, and a decorating table for your slime container!

Date: Thursday July 26

Time: 2:30-4:00 p.m. (or until supplies run out)

Ages: 7 years and up

Free, drop in!

July 26th, 2:30pm to 4:00pm
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Friday Family Storytime - Summer 2018

Drop in any Friday for a family storytime! Family Storytime is full of stories, songs, rhymes and lots of fun for children 6 years and under with a parent or caregiver.

Date: Fridays July 6 – August 24

Time: 10:30-11:00 a.m.

Ages: Best for 6 years and younger

Fee: FREE, no registration required.

July 27th, 10:30am to 11:00am
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Saturday Family Storytime - Summer 2018

Kids and their caregivers are invited to join the fun in Family Storytime! Explore the magic of books, songs and rhymes together.

Please drop in for one or all sessions!

Date: Saturdays July 14, July 28, August 11.

Time: 10:30-11:00 a.m.

Ages: Best for children 6 years and under.

Fee: FREE, no registration required.

July 28th, 10:30am to 11:00am
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Summer Reading at Aurora Public Library!

Come to Aurora Public Library to sign up for Summer Reading! Children ages 0-12 years can join the Reading Path (the TD Summer Reading Club) and get stickers and a chance to help us build a giant robot on the Library wall for every three Aurora Public Library books they read (or that someone reads to them), plus a prize when they reach twelve books! Or the Activity Path, where you get an activity card and recieve a sticker and a prize from the Giant Box of Amazing Summer Prizes for every three activities you complete!

July 29th, 1:30am to 1:45am
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3D Printing for Kids

Over the course of three classes, you’ll learn the basics of 3D printing, practise some simple CAD design, choose or design something to print, and then come in and decorate your 3D object!

Dates: Mondays July 16 and 30, and August 20 (must attend all 3 classes).

Time: 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Ages: 8-12 years.

Fee: $5.00

Please call 905-727-9494 ext 280 to register.

July 30th, 2:30pm to 3:30pm
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Tales for Twos and Threes - Summer 2018

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! Children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Day & Time: Tuesdays, 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.

Dates: Tuesdays July 10-August 21

Ages: 2 and 3 years

Fee: FREE, drop in.

July 31st, 10:30am to 11:15am
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Summer Makeshop

Drop in and create something amazing from our supplies! We’ll have arts and craft things, recyclables, and whatever other neat things we can find! You bring the ideas, we’ll provide the supplies!

Date: Tuesday July 31

Time: 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Ages: 4 years and up

Fee: Free, drop-in!

July 31st, 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Kids Love Knitting!

A drop-in knitting club for youth 7 years and up. We welcome all ability levels from beginner to expert--instruction and help are available as needed. Bring your needles and yarn, and come join the knitters!

Dates: Tuesdays July 3-August 21, 4-5 p.m.

Ages: 7 years and up

Fee: Free, drop-in (supplies not provided)

Location: Optimist Room

For suggestions about needle and yarn sources and choices, email Polly at pross@aurorapl.ca.

July 31st, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
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What Wednesdays

Drop in every Wednesday to see what we’re exploring this week! Art, science, technology, and more, all lots of fun! Activities will be hands-on: sometimes you’ll make something to take home, sometimes you won’t! Some things may be messy, so don’t come in your best clothes!

Dates: Wednesdays July 11-August 15

Time: 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Ages: 6-10 years

Fee: Free, drop in!

 

August 1st, 10:30am to 11:30am
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Dot and Dash Robots: Code Your Own Summer Adventure

Choose your own code that will set Dot and Dash on an action-filled, summer adventure. Bring your interest in coding and we will supply the bots!

Wednesday August 1, 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Ages 7-9 years

Free with registration.

Please call 905-727-9494 ext 280 to register.

August 1st, 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Wonderworks - August 2018

2-4 year olds and their grownups are invited to come join us to discover amazing things! Every week we’ll play with science, technology, engineering or math (or all four!) in a free-form, hands-on way that encourages discovery and learning. We will be using materials that need 1:1 supervision, so caregivers must participate fully.

Dates: Thursdays August 2, 9, 16, 23

Time: 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Ages: 2-4 years with a grownup

Fee: Free, drop in.

August 2nd, 10:30am to 11:15am

Paws for Stories

Paws for Stories – Summer 2018

Paws 4 Stories is a literacy program for beginning and struggling readers: 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.

Participants must give 24 hours’ notice if they cannot attend.

Dates: Thursdays July 12, 19, 26, and August 2 and 9

Times: 10:30-11:00 or 11:00-11:30

August 2nd, 10:30am to 11:30am
Audience: 
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Friday Family Storytime - Summer 2018

Drop in any Friday for a family storytime! Family Storytime is full of stories, songs, rhymes and lots of fun for children 6 years and under with a parent or caregiver.

Date: Fridays July 6 – August 24

Time: 10:30-11:00 a.m.

Ages: Best for 6 years and younger

Fee: FREE, no registration required.

August 3rd, 10:30am to 11:00am
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Summer Reading at Aurora Public Library!

Come to Aurora Public Library to sign up for Summer Reading! Children ages 0-12 years can join the Reading Path (the TD Summer Reading Club) and get stickers and a chance to help us build a giant robot on the Library wall for every three Aurora Public Library books they read (or that someone reads to them), plus a prize when they reach twelve books! Or the Activity Path, where you get an activity card and recieve a sticker and a prize from the Giant Box of Amazing Summer Prizes for every three activities you complete!

August 5th, 1:30am to 1:45am
Event Type: 

Tales for Twos and Threes - Summer 2018

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! Children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Day & Time: Tuesdays, 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.

Dates: Tuesdays July 10-August 21

Ages: 2 and 3 years

Fee: FREE, drop in.

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

Kids Love Knitting!

A drop-in knitting club for youth 7 years and up. We welcome all ability levels from beginner to expert--instruction and help are available as needed. Bring your needles and yarn, and come join the knitters!

Dates: Tuesdays July 3-August 21, 4-5 p.m.

Ages: 7 years and up

Fee: Free, drop-in (supplies not provided)

Location: Optimist Room

For suggestions about needle and yarn sources and choices, email Polly at pross@aurorapl.ca.

August 7th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 
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What Wednesdays

Drop in every Wednesday to see what we’re exploring this week! Art, science, technology, and more, all lots of fun! Activities will be hands-on: sometimes you’ll make something to take home, sometimes you won’t! Some things may be messy, so don’t come in your best clothes!

Dates: Wednesdays July 11-August 15

Time: 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Ages: 6-10 years

Fee: Free, drop in!

 

August 8th, 10:30am to 11:30am
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Wonderworks - August 2018

2-4 year olds and their grownups are invited to come join us to discover amazing things! Every week we’ll play with science, technology, engineering or math (or all four!) in a free-form, hands-on way that encourages discovery and learning. We will be using materials that need 1:1 supervision, so caregivers must participate fully.

Dates: Thursdays August 2, 9, 16, 23

Time: 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Ages: 2-4 years with a grownup

Fee: Free, drop in.

August 9th, 10:30am to 11:15am

Paws for Stories

Paws for Stories – Summer 2018

Paws 4 Stories is a literacy program for beginning and struggling readers: 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.

Participants must give 24 hours’ notice if they cannot attend.

Dates: Thursdays July 12, 19, 26, and August 2 and 9

Times: 10:30-11:00 or 11:00-11:30

August 9th, 10:30am to 11:30am
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Dinos at the Library!

Oh no, dinosaurs have invaded the library! Come on in and join them! Make a dinosaur mask, knock down a prehistoric forest with your Dino tail, and much more! Please drop in anytime during the program and do as many or as few activities as you want.

Date: Thursday August 9

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

Ages: 4 years and up

Free, drop-in

August 9th, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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Friday Family Storytime - Summer 2018

Drop in any Friday for a family storytime! Family Storytime is full of stories, songs, rhymes and lots of fun for children 6 years and under with a parent or caregiver.

Date: Fridays July 6 – August 24

Time: 10:30-11:00 a.m.

Ages: Best for 6 years and younger

Fee: FREE, no registration required.

August 10th, 10:30am to 11:00am
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Saturday Family Storytime - Summer 2018

Kids and their caregivers are invited to join the fun in Family Storytime! Explore the magic of books, songs and rhymes together.

Please drop in for one or all sessions!

Date: Saturdays July 14, July 28, August 11.

Time: 10:30-11:00 a.m.

Ages: Best for children 6 years and under.

Fee: FREE, no registration required.

August 11th, 10:30am to 11:00am
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Summer Reading at Aurora Public Library!

Come to Aurora Public Library to sign up for Summer Reading! Children ages 0-12 years can join the Reading Path (the TD Summer Reading Club) and get stickers and a chance to help us build a giant robot on the Library wall for every three Aurora Public Library books they read (or that someone reads to them), plus a prize when they reach twelve books! Or the Activity Path, where you get an activity card and recieve a sticker and a prize from the Giant Box of Amazing Summer Prizes for every three activities you complete!

August 12th, 1:30am to 1:45am
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Tales for Twos and Threes - Summer 2018

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! Children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Day & Time: Tuesdays, 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.

Dates: Tuesdays July 10-August 21

Ages: 2 and 3 years

Fee: FREE, drop in.

August 14th, 10:30am to 11:15am
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Friendship Bracelets 101

Learn to craft your very own friendship bracelets! We’ll start with two basic designs for beginners, and have books written by the experts to dive into more advanced skills.

Date: Tuesday August 14

Time: 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Ages: 7-12 years

Free, drop-in!

August 14th, 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Kids Love Knitting!

A drop-in knitting club for youth 7 years and up. We welcome all ability levels from beginner to expert--instruction and help are available as needed. Bring your needles and yarn, and come join the knitters!

Dates: Tuesdays July 3-August 21, 4-5 p.m.

Ages: 7 years and up

Fee: Free, drop-in (supplies not provided)

Location: Optimist Room

For suggestions about needle and yarn sources and choices, email Polly at pross@aurorapl.ca.

August 14th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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What Wednesdays

Drop in every Wednesday to see what we’re exploring this week! Art, science, technology, and more, all lots of fun! Activities will be hands-on: sometimes you’ll make something to take home, sometimes you won’t! Some things may be messy, so don’t come in your best clothes!

Dates: Wednesdays July 11-August 15

Time: 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Ages: 6-10 years

Fee: Free, drop in!

 

August 15th, 10:30am to 11:30am
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Wonderworks - August 2018

2-4 year olds and their grownups are invited to come join us to discover amazing things! Every week we’ll play with science, technology, engineering or math (or all four!) in a free-form, hands-on way that encourages discovery and learning. We will be using materials that need 1:1 supervision, so caregivers must participate fully.

Dates: Thursdays August 2, 9, 16, 23

Time: 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Ages: 2-4 years with a grownup

Fee: Free, drop in.

August 16th, 10:30am to 11:15am

Friday Family Storytime - Summer 2018

Drop in any Friday for a family storytime! Family Storytime is full of stories, songs, rhymes and lots of fun for children 6 years and under with a parent or caregiver.

Date: Fridays July 6 – August 24

Time: 10:30-11:00 a.m.

Ages: Best for 6 years and younger

Fee: FREE, no registration required.

August 17th, 10:30am to 11:00am
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Summer Reading at Aurora Public Library!

Come to Aurora Public Library to sign up for Summer Reading! Children ages 0-12 years can join the Reading Path (the TD Summer Reading Club) and get stickers and a chance to help us build a giant robot on the Library wall for every three Aurora Public Library books they read (or that someone reads to them), plus a prize when they reach twelve books! Or the Activity Path, where you get an activity card and recieve a sticker and a prize from the Giant Box of Amazing Summer Prizes for every three activities you complete!

August 19th, 1:30am to 1:45am
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3D Printing for Kids

Over the course of three classes, you’ll learn the basics of 3D printing, practise some simple CAD design, choose or design something to print, and then come in and decorate your 3D object!

Dates: Mondays July 16 and 30, and August 20 (must attend all 3 classes).

Time: 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Ages: 8-12 years.

Fee: $5.00

Please call 905-727-9494 ext 280 to register.

August 20th, 2:30pm to 3:30pm
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Tales for Twos and Threes - Summer 2018

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! Children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Day & Time: Tuesdays, 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.

Dates: Tuesdays July 10-August 21

Ages: 2 and 3 years

Fee: FREE, drop in.

August 21st, 10:30am to 11:15am
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FORE! Mini Golf at the Library!

It’s mini golf time -  in the library!  Drop by and try your hand at APL-style mini golf with 3D printed clubs and balls!

Date: Tuesday August 21

Time: 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Ages:  6 years and up

Fee: Free, no registration required!

August 21st, 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Kids Love Knitting!

A drop-in knitting club for youth 7 years and up. We welcome all ability levels from beginner to expert--instruction and help are available as needed. Bring your needles and yarn, and come join the knitters!

Dates: Tuesdays July 3-August 21, 4-5 p.m.

Ages: 7 years and up

Fee: Free, drop-in (supplies not provided)

Location: Optimist Room

For suggestions about needle and yarn sources and choices, email Polly at pross@aurorapl.ca.

August 21st, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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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!

Parents/guardians must remain in the library.

Dates: Thursday July 5, Wednesday August 22

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

Ages: 2 years and up

Fee: Free, drop-in!

August 22nd, 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Wonderworks - August 2018

2-4 year olds and their grownups are invited to come join us to discover amazing things! Every week we’ll play with science, technology, engineering or math (or all four!) in a free-form, hands-on way that encourages discovery and learning. We will be using materials that need 1:1 supervision, so caregivers must participate fully.

Dates: Thursdays August 2, 9, 16, 23

Time: 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Ages: 2-4 years with a grownup

Fee: Free, drop in.

August 23rd, 10:30am to 11:15am

Friday Family Storytime - Summer 2018

Drop in any Friday for a family storytime! Family Storytime is full of stories, songs, rhymes and lots of fun for children 6 years and under with a parent or caregiver.

Date: Fridays July 6 – August 24

Time: 10:30-11:00 a.m.

Ages: Best for 6 years and younger

Fee: FREE, no registration required.

August 24th, 10:30am to 11:00am
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Summer Reading at Aurora Public Library!

Come to Aurora Public Library to sign up for Summer Reading! Children ages 0-12 years can join the Reading Path (the TD Summer Reading Club) and get stickers and a chance to help us build a giant robot on the Library wall for every three Aurora Public Library books they read (or that someone reads to them), plus a prize when they reach twelve books! Or the Activity Path, where you get an activity card and recieve a sticker and a prize from the Giant Box of Amazing Summer Prizes for every three activities you complete!

August 26th, 1:30am to 1:45am
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