Activities

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

Biblio-Brico - Family craft activity

 

February 16, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM: Painting with the technique of the towel

March 16, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM: Easter decorations

April 20, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM: Decoration of a flowerpot

May 11, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM: Painting on a cloth scarf

Craft evenings allow families to come together around a creative project. For ages 6 and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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

Biblio-knit

Fridays: March 9, April 6 and May 4, from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM and from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

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 Sunday, June 25 at 10:00 AM

2017 Theme: Canada. For young subscribers aged 2 to 16 years. Activities and contests throughout the summer. Closing ceremony on Saturday, August 12th. 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

February 24, 1:30 PM – Introduction to the animal world

Activity presented by Éducazoo during which kids will meet an assortment of species of all classes (reptiles, mammals and others) that they will be able to handle, thereby augmenting their knowledge on a variety of subjects: evolution, classification, mode of reproduction, senses, defense mechanisms, food, etc.

April 14, 1:30 PM – Chocolate activity

Activity presented by Trucs et Trufles. Children will make and taste their chocolate creations.

To register for the Club, interested residents must come in person to the library.

Conferences

February 21, 7:30 PM – Five Trends in Food and Nutrition

Presented by Bernard Lavallée, creator of the blog Le nutritionniste urbain, columnist for the nutrition section of Ricardo magazine, contributor to La Presse and commentator for the show Les Éclaireurs at ICI Radio-Canada. He is also the author of the book Sauver la planète une bouchée à la fois (Saving the planet one bite at a time). The goal of this presentation is to inform the audience about five trends in food and nutrition. Much information circulates on the Internet and elsewhere about the benefits and effects of gluten-free, detox, microbiota and vegetarianism. In his address, Bernard Lavallée will explain his advice, based on scientific principles.

March 21, 7:30 PM – Conférence-voyage : La Nouvelle-Zélande

Soirée-rencontre avec Marc Laberge, photographe-aventurier, ethnographe et écrivain. Montagnes volcaniques, geysers, glaciers, lacs limpides, forêts subtropicales, faune et flore uniques… la Nouvelle Zélande surprend et enchante le visiteur par une nature féerique.

April 18, 7:30 PM – Sauver la planète une bouchée à la fois

Dans le cadre de la Journée de la Terre, Bernard Lavallée, créateur du blogue Le nutritionniste urbain, collaborateur pour La Presse et chroniqueur à l’émission Les Éclaireurs, abordera les conséquences de nos habitudes alimentaires sur l’environnement et proposera des trucs concrets pour faire des choix éclairés et durables.

May 1, 7:30 PM – Kilos Zen

Conférence animée par Guylaine Guèvremont, nutritionniste et coach, qui propose des solutions rafraîchissantes et humaines aux adultes désirant être bien dans leur corps et se libérer de l’obsession du contrôle alimentaire. Basée sur la série de livres Kilos Zen., de Guylaine Guèvrement et Marie-Claude Lortie, journaliste à La Presse.

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

Exhibitions of professional and amateur artists

Until April 6: Work of the painter Marthe Villeneuve and of the artist Caroline Torlott

April 6 to July 6: Work of the artist photographer Jo-Anne Wilkin and of the artist Solange Lefebvre

Courses

Introduction to eBooks

February 17, 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM – March 14, 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM – April 18, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM – May 19, 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM – June 13, 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

April 7, 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM – June 6, 1:30 PM to 3:00 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).

Story Time

 

Morning Story Time

Registration in person as of January 12, 10:00 AM
The event will take place on Fridays from January 26 to April 20, with the exception of February 9, March 9 and March 23. Group 1: 9:30 - 10.00 AM, Group 2: 10:30 - 11:15 AM.

Easter Story Time

Registration in person as of March 2, 10:00 AM
The event will take place on March 22 at 7:00 PM. An interactive story, Les œufs de Pousse-Pousse le poussin, is 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: February 23, March 23, April 27, May 25, September 14, October 12, November 9, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Games evenings at Vaudreuil-Dorion Library on the last Fridays of the month 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.