Activities

More than just a place to borrow books, Vaudreuil-Dorion library is truly a complete environment for residents.

Teenagers

For young people ages 10 to 17. 

Introcudction to Manga drawing

  • Saturday March 28, 1:30 p.m.

Manga is a popular Japanese comic strip for its unique style. During this drawing workshop, you will be introduced to the construction of faces, expressions and bodies in a manga style.

 

Free. Limited places. Registration : 450 455-3371, option 6.

Le LAB

Creation of a mobile application

  • Saturday, March 21, 12:30 p.m. to 16:30 p.m.

Create a stopwatch and test its functionality. 

Walrus coding and decoding

  • Saturday, April 4, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

For members of 12 to 14 years old. The workshop presents the basics of the morse code to send secret messages. With the Ateliers Géniemob. 

DIY streetwear

  • Friday, April 17, 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

For children 10 years and older. Participants hand-draw a logo that they invent. Each participant leaves with a custom-made garment or bag. PEC Fab Lab workshop. 

Branding 101

  • Wednesday, April 22, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

For young entrepreneurs. Presentation of a workshop to introduce them to the world of branding and the basics of logo creation. This workshop aims to help young entrepreneurs create a visual identity that reflects their image. With graphic designer Catherine Lefebvre. 

Connected instruments

  • Saturday, June 27, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

For members of 11 to 13 years old. This workshop allows participants to learn about music, digital violin and electronic circuit design. With the Ateliers Géniemob. 

 

Free. Limited places. Registration : 450 455-3371, option 6.

TD Summer Reading Club (bilingual)

 

2020 Theme: to come. For young subscribers aged 0 to 17 years. Activities and contests throughout the summer. The Grand Prize Draw will take place during the Closing Party. To register for the club, interested residents must come in person to the library.

Free. Registration : 450 455-3371, option 6. 

Explorers Club

Meet with Marc-André Pilon, author of La revanche du myope

  • Sunday, March 15, 1:30 p.m.

For children 10 years and older. Meet Marc-André Pilon, Vaudreuil-Dorion author and teacher at Cité-des-Jeunes high school. He will discuss reading and writing with young people, in addition to helping them discover their degree of "nerditude" through a fun little test. 

What's new

  • Saturday, April 25, 1:30 p.m.

For ages 8 to 12. Workshop on current events to teach young people about sources of information, reliability, facts and how to express their opinions. Workshop with Le curieux. 

I'm the chef

  • Saturday May 9, 1:30 p.m.

A workshop that introduces children to the pleasure of cooking and eating well. Participation of one parent per child is mandatory. Don't forget to bring a container to take home the leftovers! 

 

 

For children between 6 and 12 years old. Activity reserved to members of the Club des explorateurs. To register for the Club, interested residents must come in person to the library.  

Adults

Resumé workshop

  • Thursday, March 12, 7:00 p.m.

Meet the resume specialists of Réseaux Emploi Entrepreneurship. They will give you the tools you need to create a resume that will propel your career.

Individual meetings will follow on March 26 at 7:00 p.m.

Les Écodécouvertes : Urban wildlife

  • Wednesday, March 25, 7:00 p.m.

During this conference hosted by Sylvain Lévesque, an experienced urban trapper and founder of Dundee, a few tips and tricks will be offered to learn how to live with animals that we prefer to observe from afar or how to move them. Registration : environnement@ville.vaudreuil-dorion.qc.ca | 450 455-3371, option 1.

Meeting with the author Mélaine Leclerc

  • Thursday, April 2, 7:00 p.m.

Mélanie Leclerc will discuss "Contacts", her comic strip that was a finalist for the Governor General's Literary Award. The comic is the author's unvarnished portrait of her father, Martin Leclerc, a cameraman with a passion for silver photography. A companion of Pierre Perreault during the heyday of the National Film Board of Canada, and the first son of Félix Leclerc, this man of few words, with a sometimes rough character, was able, through his artistic work, to open up to the world and expose his sensitivity. 

Workshop on the manufacture of ecological drying balls

  • Thursday, April 16, 7:00 p.m.

Felted with wool fibre, these bales reduce drying time and static electricity. Creativity and simplicity for an everyday green footprint. No experience required. Workshop with Miora Fibres. 

Listen, move & eat

  • Sunday, April 19, 9:00 a.m.

A unique workshop that brings together the three ingredients of happiness to enrich you intellectually, physically and emotionally. Presentation followed by a moderate workout followed by a healthy meal. 

Dungeons and dragons nights

  • Friday April 10
  • Monday April 20
  • Friday May 8
  • Tuesday May 19
  • Friday June 5
  • Friday June 19

From 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., for those who want to discover or rediscover the Dungeons and Dragons table game, fifth edition. 

Feline behavior

  • Thursday, May 7, 7:00 p.m.

Demystify your favorite pet's behavior with the Éduchateur.

Les Écodécouvertes : Low maintenance edible vivacious

  • Thursday, June 4, 7:00 p.m.

Whether harvesting fruits, vegetables, flowers, spices or herbs, edible perennials all have excellent culinary and ornamental potential. Guillaume Pelland, pioneer of edible landscaping in Quebec, founder of Paysage gourmand and winner of the Prix Horticompétences in 2016, will present his selection of edible perennial trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants adapted to our climate, resistant and easy to maintain. Registration : 450 455-3371, option 1 or environnement@ville.vaudreuil-dorion.qc.ca 

Les Écodécouvertes : Zero waste cooking : a lifestyle

  • Wednesday, December 2, 7:00 p.m.

Is it possible to fight a battle against food waste with the refrigerator without running out of energy or guilt? Absolutely! Conference by Florence-Léa Siry, blogger for Chic frigo sans fric, zero waste expert and collaborator of chef Ricardo.  Registration: 450 455-3371, option 1 or environnement@ville.vaudreuil-dorion.qc.ca

 

Free. Places are limited. Registration : 450 455-3371, option 6. 

0-5 years old

Morning story time

Fridays March 13, 20 & 27, April 3 & 10.
9:30 a.m to 10:15 a.m (group 1)
10:30 a.m to 11:15 a.m (group 2)

Easter story time

For young library members between the ages of 3 and 5. 
April 8, 7:00 p.m.
Registration in person. Interactive story '' À la recherche du lapin de Pâques ''.

Introduction to reading

Saturdays March 21, April 4 &18, May 2 & 16.
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

For members 0 to 3 years old. Story and play time.

Initiation to sign language

Saturday, April 25, 10:30 a.m.

For members of 0-3 years old. Learn all the notions to teach your baby the sign language. It is an easy and fun workshop that only requires your pleasure to communicate with your baby. Workshop by Signé Bébé. 


Free. Limited places. Registration: 450-455-3371, option 6.

Family

Game night

  • Fridays, March 27, April 24 & May 22. from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Games nights at Vaudreuil-Dorion Library are an invitation for young and old to share fun. For ages 6 and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Game on!

  • Fridays March 13 (Queen and king of hearts), April 24 (Pac Man), May 15 (Monopoly) & June 12 (Circus), at 7:00 p.m.

For members of 5 years old and over. Creative workshops with artist Monica Brinkman in connection with the TD 2020 Book Club. The artwork will be available for pick-up at the library in September.

Biblio-Brico

  • March 25, April 1 and 15, May 6 and 20, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

DIY evenings allow families to get together around a creative project. For children aged 6 and over. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Biblio-Tricot

  • April 3, Mai 1, from 3:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Activity animated by the Miss Tricotte. Learn, observe, discuss, exchange, share and teach the pleasures of knitting with family and friends. For all ages and all levels (beginner, intermediate, advanced).

 

Free. Registration : 450 455-3371, option 6.

Trainings

Initiation to digital photo editing

1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

  • March 17
  • May 12
  • June 9

Workshop to discover the basis of digital photo editing. Training at the library's new Digital Creation Lab

Initiation to Facebook

  • Sunday, March 22, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 26, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Monday, May 25, 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

This training is for all new users of Facebook,  to discover basics, communication rules and privacy settings.

Introduction to our catalog and digital resources

  • Wednesday, March 25, 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Monday, May 11, 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Discover the features of the online catalog as well as the many databases accessible from the library's website.
Digital resources include digital journals, encyclopedias, portals to access newspaper and magazine articles, office automation courses, etc. You will learn how to query these resources by improving the accuracy of your searches as needed.

Introduction to digital books

  • Wednesday, April 8, 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 19, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Learn how to download a digital book. Participants are invited to bring their reading device.

 

Free. Limited places. Registration : 450 455-3371, option 6.

Information

If you have any questions, please contact the Library at 450-455-3371, option 6.