Activities

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

Workshops on new technologies

3D manufacturing workshop "Creating an ink pad"

October 7, 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Create a stamp by drawing it, transforming the drawing into a 3D model, and then printing it. Children from 6 to 9 years accompanied by an adult.

Atelier de programmation « Construction d’une créature mouvante en carton »

October 21, 1:30 PM to  3:30 PM

Construction of a cardboard moving creature whose movements are controlled by a microcomputer. Teenagers from 13 to 17 years old.

Cubecraft 3D Manufacturing Workshop "Minecraft Minecraft Creation"

November 4, 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Creation of a Minecraft-inspired figurine using software incorporating the modeling principles of the famous game and 3D printing. Children from 9 to 13 years old.

Creative Art Workshop "Creating Stickers with a Vinyl Cutting Machine"

December 2, 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Ideation, drawing and creation of stickers using a vinyl cutter. Children from 9 to 13 years old.

Free, limited places, registrations required : 450 455-3371, option 6

 

Biblio-Brico - Family craft activity

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

  • September 21: Painting on wood
  • October 19: Painting « Van Gogh style »
  • November 16: Necklaces and earings making
  • December 7: Mosaic mug

Craft evenings with the artist Mihaela Roman. 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)

  • September 7
  • October 5
  • November 2 
  • December 14 

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 AM

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

September 22, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM – Detective sciences

Activity presented by Sciences en folie

October 27, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM – Mosaic workshop

Creation of a work related to the theme of the club with the artist Monica Brinkman.

To register for the Club, interested residents must come in person to the library. For children between 6 and 12 years old. 

Conferences

September 18, 7:30 PM – Désencombrer pour mieux s'organiser

Conférence animée par Véronique Longpré, propriétaire du service d’organisation et de rangement à domicile Tout à sa place. Cette conférence intime et interactive explique comment optimiser son espace de vie et maximiser le rangement afin qu’il soit simple et efficace. Elle s’adresse à toute personne désirant mieux organiser son espace afin de mieux ranger sa vie!

September 26, 7:30 PM – Émirats arabes et Sultanat d’Oman

Soirée rencontre avec Marc Laberge, photographe-aventurier, ethnographe et écrivain. 

7 novembre, 19 h 30 – Le stress, ou comment chasser le mammouth sans y laisser sa peau

Conférence présentée par Catherine Raymond, doctorante en neurosciences à l’Université de Montréal, sous la direction de la professeure titulaire Sonia Lupien. Comment devient-on stressé ? Quels sont les effets du stress sur la santé physique et mentale ? Pourquoi développons-nous du gras autour du ventre, une dépression ou un trouble anxieux lorsque nous sommes stressés de manière chronique ? Lorsqu’on comprend bien comment le stress fonctionne, il est facile de contrôler la
réponse au stress.

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

Exhibitions of professional and amateur artists

Until October 5: Exhibition of the « Club de photo de Vaudreuil-Dorion » , the amateur artist Elizabeth Clarke and the photographer Jo-Anne Wilkins.

From october 5 to January 11, 2019: Exhibition of the artist Caroline Tarlot and students of Deirdre Potash. 

Courses

Introduction to eBooks

  • August 14, 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
  •  September 16, 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
  • October 22, 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
  • November 21, 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM

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

  • September 13, 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
  • November 13, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

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: October 15 to December 17

  • Group 1: 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Group 2: 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Intermediate level: October 2 to December 4

  • 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Story Time

Morning Story Time

Registration in person as of September 7, 10:00 AM
The event will take place on Fridays from September 28 to December 7, with the exception of October 25. Group 1: 9:30 - 10:15 AM, Group 2: 10:30 - 11:15 AM.

Halloween 

Registration in person as of October 4, 10:00 AM. October 25, 7:00 PM. Interactive story « Mes citrouilles grenouilles » presented by La Petite Valise théâtre.

Christmas 

Registration in person as of November 23, 10:00 AM. December 13, 7:00 PM.  Interactive story « Pas de Noël sans étoile » presented by La Petite Valise théâtre.

For young library members between the ages of 3 and 5. Free. 

Information: 450-455-3371, option 6

Board games evenings

Fridays, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

  • September 14
  • October 12
  • November 9

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.