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Family Day: Courtice Branch Modified Hours

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The Courtice Branch is open modified hours, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Be sure to drop by the Courtice Branch between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. for Winter WonderLearn!

Bowmanville, Newcastle, and Orono Branches are closed for Family Day.

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Monday, February 17, 2020 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Family Day: Bowmanville, Newcastle, Orono Branches Closed

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Bowmanville, Newcastle, and Orono Branches are closed for Family Day.

The Courtice Branch is open modified hours, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Be sure to drop by the Courtice Branch between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. for Winter WonderLearn!

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Date: 
Monday, February 17, 2020 - 9:00am to 9:00pm
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Family Literacy Night

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Bowmanville Branch
Monday, January 27th
6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Celebrate Family Literacy Day and discover new and fun ways you can supercharge your literacy skills!

There’s something for everyone in the family: learn new games that boost literacy, get custom reading recommendations, or check out our #Readfor15 Marathon corner to get a special prize for reading!

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Monday, January 27, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
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Board Game Night

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[Ages 13 to adult]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Monday, March 9th
6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

It’s game night at the Library! Critical Hit Gaming Lounge will be bringing new and classic tabletop games, and an expert to teach you how they’re played. Come with friends or make some new ones.

Presented in partnership with Critical Hit Gaming Lounge

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Monday, March 9, 2020 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
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Board Game Night

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[Ages 13 to adult]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Monday, February 10th
6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

It’s game night at the Library! Critical Hit Gaming Lounge will be bringing new and classic tabletop games, and an expert to teach you how they’re played. Come with friends or make some new ones.

Presented in partnership with Critical Hit Gaming Lounge

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Date: 
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
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Board Game Night

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[Ages 13 to adult]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Monday, January 20th
6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

It’s game night at the Library! Critical Hit Gaming Lounge will be bringing new and classic tabletop games, and an expert to teach you how they’re played. Come with friends or make some new ones.

Presented in partnership with Critical Hit Gaming Lounge

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Monday, January 20, 2020 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
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Babysitting Course (Session 3)

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[Ages 11 to 15]

Newcastle Branch, George and Kathleen Vice Community Room
Saturday, March 7th, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; and
Sunday, March 8th, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Please note the different start and end times on each day

Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone.
Cost $60; includes participant manual.
Recommended that attendees bring a lunch or snack.

This course teaches your teen the fundamental skills they need to start their own babysitting service. A Red Cross certified instructor from React Right Safety Services teaches the class.

Topics include:
     - How to give appropriate care for infants, toddlers and school-aged children;
     - Dealing with basic First Aid emergencies;
     - How to recognize potential hazards;
     - What parents expect of a babysitter;
     - How to safely find customers; and
     - Rural babysitting.

Caregivers and support staff for people with disabilities are admitted free of charge.

Presented in partnership with React Right Safety Services.

Note: Bring a teddy bear to practice on!

 

Registration

You may register your child(ren) in person at any branch, by phoning Information Services at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online using the form below.

Please note that Eventbrite has updated their refund policy. The Eventbrite service fee and payment processing fee (approximately 5% of the total cost) will no longer be refunded in the event of a registration cancellation.

If you experience any issues with the form below or if it does not appear correctly:

  • Please try using an alternate browser, such as Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox;
  • The event may be fully-registered. Please check back later to see if space has opened up.
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Repeats every day until Sun Mar 08 2020.
Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 11:30am to 4:30pm
Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 11:30am to 4:30pm
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Babysitting Course (Session 2)

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[Ages 11 to 15]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Saturday, February 8th, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; and
Sunday, February 9th, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Please note the different start and end times on each day

Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone.
Cost $60; includes participant manual.
Recommended that attendees bring a lunch or snack.

This course teaches your teen the fundamental skills they need to start their own babysitting service. A Red Cross certified instructor from React Right Safety Services teaches the class.

Topics include:
     - How to give appropriate care for infants, toddlers and school-aged children;
     - Dealing with basic First Aid emergencies;
     - How to recognize potential hazards;
     - What parents expect of a babysitter;
     - How to safely find customers; and
     - Rural babysitting.

Caregivers and support staff for people with disabilities are admitted free of charge.

Presented in partnership with React Right Safety Services.

Note: Bring a teddy bear to practice on!

 

Registration

You may register your child(ren) in person at any branch, by phoning Information Services at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online using the form below.

Please note that Eventbrite has updated their refund policy. The Eventbrite service fee and payment processing fee (approximately 5% of the total cost) will no longer be refunded in the event of a registration cancellation.

If you experience any issues with the form below or if it does not appear correctly:

  • Please try using an alternate browser, such as Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox;
  • The event may be fully-registered. Please check back later to see if space has opened up.
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Date: 
Repeats every day until Sun Feb 09 2020.
Saturday, February 8, 2020 - 11:30am to 4:30pm
Sunday, February 9, 2020 - 11:30am to 4:30pm
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Babysitting Course (Session 1)

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[Ages 11 to 15]

Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room
Saturday, January 18th 
9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone.
Cost $60; includes participant manual.
Recommended that attendees bring a lunch or snack.

This course teaches your teen the fundamental skills they need to start their own babysitting service. A Red Cross certified instructor from React Right Safety Services teaches the class.

Topics include:
     - How to give appropriate care for infants, toddlers and school-aged children;
     - Dealing with basic First Aid emergencies;
     - How to recognize potential hazards;
     - What parents expect of a babysitter;
     - How to safely find customers; and
     - Rural babysitting.

Caregivers and support staff for people with disabilities are admitted free of charge.

Presented in partnership with React Right Safety Services.

Note: Bring a teddy bear to practice on!

 

Registration

You may register your child(ren) in person at any branch, by phoning Information Services at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online using the form below.

Please note that Eventbrite has updated their refund policy. The Eventbrite service fee and payment processing fee (approximately 5% of the total cost) will no longer be refunded in the event of a registration cancellation.

If you experience any issues with the form below or if it does not appear correctly:

  • Please try using an alternate browser, such as Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox;
  • The event may be fully-registered. Please check back later to see if space has opened up.
Date: 
Saturday, January 18, 2020 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
Audience: 

At Home On My Own (Session 2)

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[Ages 10 to 12]

Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room
Saturday, March 28th
11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone.
Cost $60; includes participant manual.

This Canadian Safety Council course gives your pre-teen the tools and information they need to stay at home alone for short periods of time. The course is facilitated by Red Cross certified instructors from React Right Safety Services. 

Topics include:
     - Looking after the house key (make a key chain); 
     - Preparing healthy snacks;*
     - Walking home;
     - Appropriate activities when home alone; 
     - Electrical/fire safety; 
     - Basic First Aid; and 
     - Problem solving (house broken into, severe weather). 

Note: A healthy snack will be prepared during this program. Please advise staff of any allergies at time of registration.

Caregivers and support staff for people with disabilities are admitted free of charge.

Presented in partnership with React Right Safety Services.

Please note that caregivers of children under the age of 10 must be present in the Library for the duration of the program.

 

Registration

You may register your child(ren) in person at any branch, by phoning Information Services at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online using the form below.

Please note that Eventbrite has updated their refund policy. The Eventbrite service fee and payment processing fee (approximately 5% of the total cost) will no longer be refunded in the event of a registration cancellation.

If you experience any issues with the form below or if it does not appear correctly:

  • Please try using an alternate browser, such as Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox;
  • The event may be fully-registered. Please check back later to see if space has opened up.
Date: 
Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 11:30am to 3:30pm
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