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Adult Programs
  • A Passage to India: An Afternoon Travelogue
    In 2008, librarian Melissa Bell spent six months in India travelling and interning at a non-profit literacy organization. Come hear about her experiences and take a journey through India’s incredible sights, sounds, and tastes.
  • Appy Hour
    New to technology? Drop in and share free game apps and learn about new ones. Feel free to bring your own device.
  • Books, Chairs and Blankets : book chat
    Bring a blanket or chair and come and join us in the front courtyard for cold lemonade and a chat with fellow book lovers. Tonight we will be chatting on a coming of age or love story.
  • ESL for Seniors: 55+
    Improve your listening and speaking skills using different topics and situations. Facilitated by an instructor from York Catholic District School Board. Registration takes two steps:
  • Is Your Case Covered By Tenancy Law (For Landlords):
  • Resume and Cover Letter Workshop: Adults
    Designed to assist individuals to prepare and understand what is an effective resume and cover letter. This workshop will help you create a winning resume and cover letter to increase your chances of landing a job interview.
  • The Gradual Instant: A Conversation with Anne Michaels
    How will the future remembrance of Holocaust be created? Anne Michaels will be interviewed by Joseph Kertes. Books will be available for purchase and author signing.
  • The Over Site
    The excavation of the Over Site has resulted in the first detailed examination of an early 15th Century Iroquoian village site on the Don River drainage system. Dr. Dana Poulton will describe the site, the flora and fauna and artifacts.
  • The Teston Road ossuary
    Human remains were unearthed on Teston Road in Vaughan that proved to be part of a 15th Century Huron-Wendat burial site. Dr. Ronald Williamson will describe his experiences overseeing the excavation of this site.
  • The Vanderburgh House
    An archaeological assessment was completed on this site when it was realized that the house was to be relocated. Martin Cooper will describe the history of the site and the rare opportunity it provided for discovering the early settlement of this area.
  • The Wise Family Cemetery
    During a heritage assessment conducted in 1986 for the proposed Bayview Hill Subdivision, archaeologists were informed by a local farmer of a pioneer cemetery located somewhere on the site. Dr. Robert Pearce will describe his search for the cemetery.