Activities

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

Spring break for children ages 6 to 12

All activities are free. Registration is required. Simply call 450 455-3371, option 6. Places are limited.

Virtual reality

Monday, March 4, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Using MontVR, young participants will be completely immersed in the world of virtual reality and open the door to a multitude of possibilities. Equipped with controllers, participants will be able to interact in different virtual games using their hands in addition to visualizing their movements in real time.  

Puzzles and building  

Tuesday, March 5, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. 
No registration required. Free access to games for guaranteed fun.  

Vinyl punch press

Wednesday, March 6, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. 
Invent, design and create your own stickers by learning how to use a vinyl punch press.

Magic workshop 

Thursday, March 7, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Hosted by Animations Clin d'œil. Learn to do some cool magic tricks that will amaze your friends and family using simple everyday objects.

Harry Potter – Le jeu des sortilèges trivia game

Friday, March 8, 10:30 a.m. to noon  
No registration required. Dive into the magical world of Harry Potter. Be the fastest to answer the questions and cast a spell over your opponents to win the game. Be warned: fits of uncontrollable laughter are possible!

4 à 7 for teens

For young people ages 10 to 17. No registration required.

Make your own slime

Friday March 22, 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.
You’ll be provided with all the material you need to create the slime of your dreams.  Colorings, sparkles, sequins—the power to create that perfect mix will all be in your hands!  

Create your own personalized sticker  

Friday April 26, 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Come to the library to create your own customized sticker using a vinyl punch press.  You can decorate your agenda or the walls of your room with your personal creation!

Video Game Evening

Friday May 24, 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.
The 4 à 7 is the perfect time to play video games with a group. PlayStation and Xbox  consoles are available for you to enjoy.

C’est ta nature creative workshops

Creative workshops given by Artist Monica Brinkman in connection with the 2019 TD Reading Club. Created works can be picked up at the library on September 7 and 8.

Friday March 15 (Meet Mother Nature), April 12 (Natural landscapes), May 17 (Nature at a glance), June 14 (Fantastic nature) and July 5 (Solar system), 7:00 to 9:00 pm.

For children of 5 years old and over 

Ateliers Techno

For children ages 9 to 10. Workshops with Techno Culture Club.

Create your own LEGO accessories 

Sunday March 24, 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.
Have fun inventing and creating a cool accessory for LEGO mini-figures that will provide great new story possibilities.

Create a virtual reality labyrinth

Sunday April 28, 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.
Discover the world of virtual reality by creating your very own labyrinth! Share and test your game with other participants. Just don’t get lost in your own imagination!

Create stickers using a vinyl punch press  

Sunday May 26, 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.
Invent, design and create your own stickers by learning how to use a vinyl punch press.

Biblio-Brico - Family craft activity

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

  • February 28
  • March 21
  • March 28
  • April 11
  • April 18 
  • May 23 
  • May 30 
  • September 19
  • September 26 
  • October 17 
  • October 24 
  • November 14 
  • November 21
  • December 12 
  • December 19

Craft evenings for families. For ages 6 and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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

Biblio-knit

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (Fridays)

  • January 11
  • February 8
  • March 8
  • April 5
  • May 3
  • September 20
  • October 4
  • November 1st
  • December 6

Activity directed by the team of Miss Tricote. 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 required: 450-455-3371, option 6

TD Summer Reading Club (bilingual)

Registration as of Monday , June 25 at 10:00 a.m.

2017 Theme: « Nourris tes passions ». For young subscribers aged 0 to 17 years. Activities and contests throughout the summer. Closing ceremony on Saturday, August 25th. 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.

Explorers Club

Static Electricity

March 23, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Where does thunder and lightning come from? With the help of a Van de Graaff Generator, capable of producing 250,000 volts of electrical current, a scientific explanation will be provided for these natural phenomena. A great workshop for learning how electric charges work. It’s sure to be a mind-blowing experience young participants won’t soon forget!   

Polymers

April 6, 10:30 am. to 11:30 a.m.
Although most young people know all about slime, do they actually know anything about its main ingredient—polyvinyl alcohol? This particular substance is one of many polymers used in making many everyday objects. As part of this workshop, young participants will dissect baby diapers in the hunt for precious grains of sodium polyacrylate and test their impressive absorption abilities. They will also have the chance to make their very own slime to take home! 

Dry Ice

May 25, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Ice that doesn’t melt… is that really possible? This workshop is an opportunity to explore and discover dry ice in three different states and its different transitions (fusion, evaporation, sublimation…). Guaranteed to produce spectacular effects, this hands-on workshop is sure to arouse the curiosity and wonder of its young participants.

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

Conferences

Iceland

March 20, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Presented by Marc Laberge, Photographer-Adventurer, Ethnographer and Writer. A little piece of the world secretly tucked away in the North Atlantic, Iceland is the kingdom of dramatic landscapes and incredible contrasts. It is a place where one can see the most spectacular—not to mention massive—physical effects of tectonic plate shifting.

Anxiety and stress in adults and children  

April 10, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Hosted by Chantal Besner, Lecturer, Author and Elementary School Teacher. This particular conference takes a look at the characteristics of anxiety and stress, how to recognize them in children as well as the best and worst attitudes to adopt when dealing with these children. 

Les yeux tristes de mon camion

April 23, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Presented by Les Lecteurs. Les Lecteurs was born out of a desire to share the love of reading aloud, specifically focusing on homegrown authors. Actress Sylvie Potvin will be reading excerpts from the book by Serge Bouchard entitled Les yeux tristes de mon camion. Join us and revive your love of having someone read you a story.

60 books to read before you die

May 8, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Hosted by Billy Robinson, Author, Columnist and Bookseller. Come fill up on book suggestions before the summer season. This countdown of the 60 books you should read before you die will be delivered in 60 minutes flat!  

Canine psychology

May 22, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Presented by Josée Séguin, Dog Instructor. This conference provides solutions for understanding what your dog is thinking and avoiding behaviour issues.

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

Exhibitions of professional and amateur artists

From January 11 to April 5 2019 : Exhibition of the amateur artist and Vaudreuil-Dorion citizen Magalie Roy.

Courses

Introduction to eBooks

From 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

  • March 17
  • April 10
  • May 12

Learn how to borrow digital books. Bring your device or use one of our computers to discover the thousands of books that you have free access to with your library card.

Registration required, free for library members.

Have in your possession:

  • Your valid library card with your password
  • Your email address and associated password
  • Optional: your login and password to install an application or software on your device (Apple App Store, Google Play Store, etc.)

Introduction to the digital catalogue and resources

From 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

  • March 20
  • May 18

Discover the features of the online catalogue and the multiple databases available on the library's website. Digital resources include digital magazines, encyclopedias, portals to access newspaper and magazine articles, office automation, and more. You will learn how to research these resources by improving the reliability and accuracy of your searches according to your needs.

Registration required, free for library members (card required).

iPad classes for retirees

Beginner level: Every Monday, from January 14 to March 18.

  • Group 1: 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Group 2: 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Initiation to Facebook

  • March 10, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • April 3, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • May 5, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

This course is for all new users of Facebook, whether they have an account or not. To discover basic concepts, communication rules and privacy settings.

Story Time

Storytelling for babies & toddlers

For young library members between the ages of 0 and 3.
Registration in person as of January 18, 10:00 a.m.
The activity will take place on Saturday, February 2, February 16, March 2, March 16, March 30, April 13, April 27 and May 11. Group 1: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., group 2: 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Morning Story Time

For young library members between the ages of 3 and 5.
Registration in person as of January 18, 10:00 a.m.
The event will take place on Fridays from February 1st to April. 12, with the exception of March 8. Group 1: 9:30 - 10:15 a.m. , Group 2: 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Easter 

For young library members between the ages of 3 and 5.
April 17, 7:00 p.m.
Registration in person as of March 29, 10:00 a.m. Interactive story ''Lapidoux et la fleur magique'' presented by La Petite Valise théâtre.

Halloween

For young library members between the ages of 3 and 5. 
October 23, 7:00 p.m.
Registration in person as of October 4, 10:00 a.m. Interactive story ''Les malheurs de Grichette'' presented by La Petite Valise théâtre.

Christmas 

For young library members between the ages of 3 and 5.
December 11, 7:00 p.m.
Registration in person as of November 22, 10:00 a. m. Interactive story ''Le rhume du père Noël'' presented by La Petite Valise théâtre.

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

Board games evenings

Fridays, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

  • February 22
  • March 29
  • April 26
  • May 31st
  • September 13
  • October 11
  • November 8

Games evenings 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.

Free

Information

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