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. 

Dream board

  • Thursday February 6, 4:00 p.m.

Register for the Mario Kart video game tournament and you could win the title of best player in town. You could leave with the grand prize winner's trophy, printed in 3D!

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, starting August 14.

Le LAB

Creation of webmovies

  • Saturday January 18, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

For young members aged 9 to 14. Come explore the art of video editing on iMovie and creating special effects using green screens. The LAB workshop, presented by the Society for Arts and Technology, will give you the opportunity to discover the tools needed to make short capsules and share them on the Web.

Making a comic book

  • Friday, January 31, 5:00 p.m to 8:00 p.m.

For young members aged 10 and over. Learn the basics of creating a comic strip with professional artist Bryan Internoscia.

Animation workshop

  • Saturday, February 8, 1:00 p.m to 4:00 p.m.

For young members aged 9 to 14. Workshop led by the Society for Arts and Technology. Come and learn animation cinema and the different techniques associated with this form of artistic expression with infinite possibilities. You can then create your own GIFs and send them to your friends, or share them on your YouTube channel!

Creation of a cartoon

  • Saturday, February 22, 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For members of 8 to 14 years old. Workshop by Grandir sans frontières. Create a moving animation of a cartoon character and animate it with music.

Creation of a mobile application

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

Create a stopwatch and test its functionality. 

 

 

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

Biblio-Brico - Family craft activity

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

  • January 15 & 29
  • February 5 & 19
  • March 11 & 25

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 10
  • February 7
  • March 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.

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

Dinosaurs

  • Sunday, January 12, 1:30 p.m.

Where are they from, what do they eat, how did they disappear, how can they defend themselves, what did they transform into, what is a fossil?

Fossils

  • Sunday, February 16, 1:30 p.m.

How were fossils created, what do they teach us about the story of our planet?

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. 

 

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

Are we alone?

  • Thursday January 16, 7:00 p.m.

This conference, presented by the Cosmodome, unveils the projects set up in the hope of answering the great question: "Are we alone in the Universe? »(In french )

More in total awareness

  • Thursday, January 23, 7:00 p.m.

Conference hosted by Josée Maltais. Conscious movement is a global prevention approach that uses simple and gentle movement sequences to gradually release tensions and circulate energy. The movements invite you to become aware of your areas of discomfort so that you can unwind them by working at your own pace.

Dyslexia and dysorthographia

  • Thursday, January 30 7:00 p.m. 

How do I know if my child is dyslexic and dysorthographiic? What will be the consequences of these learning disabilities on his academic performance and future? How can I help her to improve? It is to these frequently raised questions that Priska Poirier and Annie Tessier will attempt to answer.

Demystified perseids

  • Thursday, February 20, 7:00 p.m.

Conference from the Cosmodome. As the Earth passes through the cloud of debris left by the Swift-Tuttle comet, we witness the magnificent Perseid show. In order to fully appreciate it, discover the origin of shooting stars, these cosmic stones that have remained unchanged since the creation of the Solar System. After a brief introduction to night sky observation, you will have the opportunity to observe real meteorite samples close up. (In french)

Sleep better 

  • Thursday, February 27, 7:00 p.m.

If your nights are not resting, this conference is an invitation to discover solutions that could improve your quality of life.

Resume 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.

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

0-5 years old

Morning story time

Fridays January 31, February 4, 14, 21 & 28, 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)

Valentine's day story time

For young library members between the ages of 3 and 5. 
February 12, 7:00 p.m.
Registration in person. Interactive story ''Rosette la moufette se cherche un ami''.

Introduction to reading

Saturdays January 11 & 25, February 8 & 22, 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.

Introduction to baby massage

Sunday February 2 (0-2 years old) - 10:30 a.m.
Sunday February 9 (2-5 years old) - 10:30 a.m.

Hosted by Mireille Aubin, massage therapist. 

« B » as in baby animals

Tuesday March 3, 10:45 a.m.

For members of 3-5 years old. An initiation to the animals' reproduction. Animated by Granby Zoo. 


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

Board games evenings

Fridays, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

  • January 24
  • February 28
  • March 27

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.

Trainings

Initiation to digital photo editing

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

  • January 14
  • February 11
  • March 17

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

Initiation to Facebook

  • Saturday, January 11, 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, February 19, 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, March 22, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 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

  • Monday, January 13, 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 25, 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, January 22, 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 15, 10:30 a.m. to 12.00 p.m.
  • Monday, March 9, 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 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, starting August 14. 

Information

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