Activities

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

4 à 7 for teens

For young people ages 10 to 17. 

Dream board

  • Friday, September 6, 4:00 p.m to 7:00 p.m

With the material available at the library, participants will cut out images in magazines and, by grouping them together, see their future taking shape! To contemplate in order to find the motivation to fulfill one's dreams!

Halloween escape party

  • Friday, October 25, 6:00 p.m to 9:00 p.m

Hosted by Évade-toi Saint-Jérôme. An extraordinary experience at the library! A personalized escape room, a diabolical red tower and riddle stations will be put in place to give you a Halloween party just as dismal as thrilling.

Laser tag night at the library

  • Saturday, November 23, 4:30 p.m to 6:30 p.m

Teams of six will take turns competing in the ideal trail offered by the library.

Free. Limited places. Registration : 450 455-3371, option 6, starting August 14.

Ateliers Techno

Make your robot work with Miroar

  • Saturday September 14, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

For members from 6 to 9 years old. Introduction to creative and fun robotics where young people will design an automated waste management process.

Make your own neon sign

  • Sunday, September 22, 2:00 p.m to 4:00 p.m.

For young members from 6 to 14 years old. Using pipe cleaners and electroluminescent wires, participants will create their custom neon sign.

Make electronic music

  • Sunday, November 24, 2:00 p.m to 4:00 p.m.

For young members from 9 to 17 years old. To discover the wolrd of electronic music! Participants will learn how to use Pocket Operators, small pocket-sized boxes that produce rhythm, synth sounds and stylish effects.

Free. Limited places. Registration : 450 455-3371, option 6, starting August 14.

Biblio-Brico - Family craft activity

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

  • September 16
  • September 23
  • October 14 
  • October 21 
  • November 18 
  • November 25
  • December 9 
  • December 16

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, starting August 14.

Biblio-knit

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

  • 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 : 450 455-3371, option 6, starting August 14. 

TD Summer Reading Club (bilingual)

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

2019 Theme: « La nature ». For young subscribers aged 0 to 17 years. Activities and contests throughout the summer. Closing ceremony on Saturday, August 24th. 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

Discover yoga

  • Saturday, October 5, 11:15 a.m.

Discovery of yoga at the library with Musique&compagnie. This workshop aims to develop the child's ability to channel his energy and manage the different emotions he experiences.

Court the birds

  • Saturday, October 5, 1:30 p.m.

Children are invited to discover the wonderful world of birds. They will learn how birds behave and feed themselves, how to identify different species, and how to use original and ecological methods to make feeders. On the spot : eggs of ostrich, emu, parakeet as well as a true nest of hummingbird.

Door of time : Journey through the different eras of music with Oscar Salazar Varela

  • Saturday, October 19, 1:30 p.m.

With different instruments, Oscar Salazar Varela, specialist in instruments and musical learning resources, presents the life of women and men passionate about music. Parents are invited to participate.

Air car

  • Saturday, November 2, 1:30 p.m.

Led by the Neurones Atomiques, this workshop invites members to come up with the engine and chassis of their own car. They will learn the benefits of air pressure. Once the car is ready, we move on to serious things and ... we race!

Rocks and minerals

  • Saturday, November 30, 1:30 p.m.

Hosted by Atomic Neurons, the workshop aims to observe specimens of rocks and minerals using a microscope to learn to distinguish them. Participants will also discover what soil study can teach us about the Earth and its history, the movement of tectonic plates and the daily use of minerals.

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.  

Conferences

Active meditation with Eveline Touchette

  • Wednesday, September 4, 6:30 p.m.

This activity aims to introduce participants to the basics of active meditation inspired by certain works of C.G. Jung, as well as to put them into practice, during simple exercises, breathing techniques, visualization and meditation. (In french )

Trip to the land of tea

  • Thursday, September 12, 7:00 p.m.

Initiatory conference that will plunge participants into a world of legends, fabulous landscapes and people with traditional skills and passion. In addition to being charmed by a rich and original visual support, they will be able to taste two teas.

Ecological renovation and construction of the 21st century house

  • Wednesday, September 25, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Conference on the renovation and construction of ecological housing in collaboration with the magazine La Maison du 21e siècle.

Lève-toi et marche avec Denis Fortier

  • Thursday, October 3, 7:00 p.m.

Conference inspired by the book of the same title. We often say that we should start moving a little more ... But where to start? Denis Fortier presents solutions to counter the harmful effects of prolonged sitting and to move a little more each day, one step at a time. (In french)

Aromatherapy with nobility

  • Thursday, October 10, 7:00 p.m.

Learn the properties of 20 popular essential oils, their precautions, the right amount to use, who they are for and how to use them. A sample will be offered to participants.

Move towards zero waste with Melissa de La Fontaine

  • Thursday, October 24, 7:00 p.m.

In 2013, Mélissa de La Fontaine adopted for the first time a resolution of New Year's Day, that of moving towards a zero waste lifestyle. During her lecture, she will tell the ups and downs of this great adventure of the last years: her successes and her failures, her good and bad moves. Without pretending to hold the ultimate recipe for zero waste, she will share her tips and tricks as well as her thoughts on our (over)consumption.

School perseverance with Dr. Nadia

  • Thursday, November 7, 7:00 p.m.

Many studies show that parents can have a great influence on students' academic motivation. Beyond the major theories or the results of scientific studies, this conference aims above all to give parents concrete tools to promote the perseverance of their children in school.

Loounie vegan cooking

  • Thursday, November 21, 7:00 p.m.

Caroline "Loounie" Huard is a devotee of vegetal cooking uninhibited and sensible. Creator of the famous magic tofu, she will share her tricks with the participants and prepare two recipes among her classics. Tasting included.

Positive discipline with Stephanie Deslauriers

  • Thursday, November 28, 7:00 p.m.

Psychoeducator and author of Laisse-moi t'expliquer l'autisme, Stéphanie Deslauriers will discuss positive discipline and its impact on young people's self-esteem. She will explain the impact of our values ​​and intervention strategies on the identity development of children.

Free. Places are limited. Registration : 450 455-3371, option 6, starting August 14. 

Story Time

Morning

Fridays September 27, October 4, 11, 18 and 25, November 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29. 
9:30 a.m to 10:15 a.m (group 1)
10:30 a.m to 11:15 a.m (group 2)

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.

Free. Limited places. Registration: 450-455-3371, option 6, starting August 14. 

Board games evenings

Fridays, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

  • 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. Registration : 450 455-3371, option 6, starting August 14. 

Trainings

Initiation to digital photo editing

10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

  • September 28
  • October 19
  • November 9
  • December 7

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

Initiation to Facebook

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

  • October 6
  • November 2
  • November 16

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

Introduction to our catalog and digital resources

  • Saturday, September 21, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Monday, November 11, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 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

  • September 17, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • October 21, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • November 17, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.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, starting August 14. 

Information

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