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Musical Families

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[Ages 6 and under]

Orono Branch
Wednesdays, January 8th to March 25th
1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Explore the joy of music and movement with your children through interactive musical-based activities, featuring parachute games, interactive songs, and so much more!

Presented in Partnership with EarlyON Child and Family Centres Bowmanville.

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Repeats every week every Wednesday until Fri Mar 13 2020 except Wed Mar 18 2020.
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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Elephant & Piggie Party (P.A. Day Adventures)

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[All ages]

Orono Branch
Friday, January 31st  
1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Celebrate the wonderful Mo Willems’ birthday with Elephant and Piggie stories, games, and activities!

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

Be sure to check out our other P.A. Day Adventures! 

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Friday, January 31, 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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Mrs. Claus Storytime

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[Families]

Orono Branch
Tuesday, December 17th 
10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Drop in; no registration required. 
No charge.

Join Mrs. Claus at the Library for a very special storytime with festive stories and songs, and lots of holiday cheer!

​See a full list of holiday programs to get you and your family in the holiday spirit! 

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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LEGO Robotics Challenge (Session 2)

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[Ages 12 and up]

Orono Branch
Wednesdays, October 30th to December 11th
4:00 to 5:30 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Take the LEGO Robotics Challenge! You and your teammates will tackle building and programming a LEGO Mindstorms EV3 robot.

Compete in weekly challenges using motors and sensors to create a fully interactive robot that responds to its surroundings. Command your robots to move in circles, dance, speak, react when it sees colours, or throw a ball at a target.

View past creations on the Library’s YouTube channel!

 

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Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Dec 11 2019.
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
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Stikbot Shorts (P.A. Day Adventures!)

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[Ages 8 and up]

Orono Branch
Friday, November 22nd
1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Two intensive hours of filmmaking! One cool short movie! Fame forever! Learn stop-motion film magic with Stikbots®, then view your creation on the Library’s YouTube channel.

Be sure to check out our other P.A. Day Adventures on this day!

 

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

 

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Friday, November 22, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
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High Tech, Low Tech! (P.A. Day Adventures!)

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[All ages]

Orono Branch
Friday, September 27th
1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Discover all of the tech that your Library has to offer! There’s everything from big blocks and gears to Makey Makey, Arduino, and Kano. Drop by and explore the high tech/low tech petting zoo!

Be sure to check out our other P.A. Day Adventures on this day!

 

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

 

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Friday, September 27, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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Musical Families

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[All ages] 

Orono Branch
Wednesdays, September 13th to December 18th
1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Please note this program has been rescheduled from Thursdays, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Music helps your little one develop early literacy skills and gets them ready to read! Engage with your child while participating in a variety of musical experiences and activities including playing instruments, singing songs, and having fun with a parachute and bubbles!

Presented in Partnership with EarlyON Child and Family Centres Bowmanville.

 

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Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Dec 18 2019.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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Wonders of Water (SRC Epic Experience)

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Summer Reading Club illustration of children and animals reading together.

[All ages]

Orono Branch
Thursday, July 25th  
2:00 to 3:30 p.m.

TD Summer Reading Club registration required. No charge.
Drop in; space may be limited on a first come, first served basis.

Not only is water important for all living things, it’s also super-fun to play in! Discover all the wonders of water, and learn to appreciate how vital it is to our world!

More about the TD Summer Reading Club

Avoid Summer Brain Drain and unlock your curiosity with the TD Summer Reading Club! Register today!

Registration includes a notebook with reading challenges, stickers, and more. You and your child can pick these up at any branch starting Tuesday, July 2 or at any TD Summer Reading Club program.

Programs are weekly and will run from Tuesday, July 2 to Friday, August 23. Special Epic Experiences will be jam-packed with celebratory fun and memory-making moments! View the online program calendar, or download a printable booklet!

Co-created and delivered by over 2,200 public libraries across Canada, this national bilingual program is developed by Toronto Public Library in partnership with Library and Archives Canada. Sponsorship is generously provided by TD Bank Group.

 

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Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
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SRC Weekly Drop In (Ages 4-6)

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Summer Reading Club illustration of children and animals reading together.[Ages 4 to 6]

Orono Branch
Thursdays

10:30 am to 11:15 am

TD Summer Reading Club membership required. No charge.
Drop in; space may be limited on a first come, first served basis.

Be sure to check the TD Summer Reading Club online program calendar for more summer learning and fun!

 

More about the TD Summer Reading Club

Avoid Summer Brain Drain and unlock your curiosity with the TD Summer Reading Club! Register today!

Registration includes a notebook with reading challenges, stickers, and more. You and your child can pick these up at any branch starting Tuesday, July 2 or at any TD Summer Reading Club program.

Programs are weekly and will run from Tuesday, July 2 to Friday, August 23. Special Epic Experiences will be jam-packed with celebratory fun and memory-making moments! View the online program calendar, or download a printable booklet!

Co-created and delivered by over 2,200 public libraries across Canada, this national bilingual program is developed by Toronto Public Library in partnership with Library and Archives Canada. Sponsorship is generously provided by TD Bank Group.

 

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Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Aug 22 2019 except Thu Jul 25 2019.
Thursday, July 4, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:15am
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Musical Families

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[Ages 2 and under]

Orono Branch, Children's Area
Thursdays, April 4th to June 20th
10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Drop in; no registration required. Space is limited on a first come, first served basis.
No charge.

Music helps your little one develop early literacy skills and gets them ready to read! Engage with your child while participating in a variety of musical experiences and activities including playing instruments, singing songs, and having fun with a parachute and bubbles! 

Presented in Partnership with EarlyON Child and Family Centres Bowmanville.

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Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Jun 20 2019.
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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