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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!

Date: 
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Audience: 

SMART Serve Certification (Essential Skills Workshop)

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Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room
Monday, February 10th 
9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone.
No charge.
Registrants must be 19+ years.

Learn how to implement a responsible alcohol service and maintain a safe environment. 

Participants must complete one full six-hour course and evaluation to achieve certification. The Smart Serve Responsible Alcohol Beverage Service Training Program is approved by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) as a server training program for the Ontario hospitality industry. Please note that the final test is written online; a computer with a webcam is required.

Presented in association with Durham College. All programming is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development.

More About Essential Skills Workshops
Put yourself on the road to success with professional and certification courses! Gain the skills you need to meet the needs and challenges of your future academic and career goals.
For more information, please contact Kymberly Kvasnak, Employment and Essential Skills Facilitator, Durham College, at 905-721-2000 x2504, or Kymberly.Kvasnak@durhamcollege.ca.

 

Registration

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

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: 
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 9:30am to 3:30pm
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Safe Food Handlers Certification (Essential Skills Workshop)

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Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room
Monday, January 20th 
9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone.
No charge.
Registrants must be 19+ years.

Learn the safe way to handle and prepare food for a variety of kitchens and environments, including restaurants, take-out, catering, food trucks, or working directly with high-risk groups such as children and the elderly. 

Participants must complete one full six-hour course and evaluation to achieve certification. The Food Safety Training Certificate meets the requirements of the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care and all Health Departments across the province.

Presented in association with Durham College. All programming is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development.

More About Essential Skills Workshops
Put yourself on the road to success with professional and certification courses! Gain the skills you need to meet the needs and challenges of your future academic and career goals.
For more information, please contact Kymberly Kvasnak, Employment and Essential Skills Facilitator, Durham College, at 905-721-2000 x2504, or Kymberly.Kvasnak@durhamcollege.ca.

 

Registration

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

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: 
Monday, January 20, 2020 - 9:30am to 3:30pm
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Toastmasters

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Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room
Tuesdays, January 7th to March 31st 
7:15 to 8:45 p.m.

Drop in’s welcome; no registration required.
Fee for six-month or annual membership.

Discover if Toastmasters is right for you!

Speak with confidence! Toastmasters is a supportive learn-by-doing environment that allows you to achieve your public speaking and leadership goals at your own pace. Toastmasters has the ability to change the lives of its members. Visit a meeting to learn more about the club and membership!

Presented in partnership with Bowmanville Toastmasters Club.

Date: 
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Mar 31 2020.
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
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Learn to Knit

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Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Level
Tuesdays, January 21st to March 10th 
7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone.
Cost $49 for eight-class workshop series.

Learn a relaxing and creative hobby, build your skills, or finally tackle that neglected stitching project! Learn how to knit or crochet from an expert, and get social with a group of like-minded crafters.

Please bring your current project or a ball of dish cloth yarn (2 oz. cotton) and 5 mm needles to the first session.

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

Presented in partnership with Gwen Bevan, Soper Creek Yarn, Orono.

 

Registration

You may register 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: 
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Mar 10 2020.
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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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
Audience: 

LEGO Robotics Challenge (Session 2)

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[Ages 12 and up]

Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room
Wednesdays, February 12th to March 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 at www.youtube.com/user/ClaringtonPL!

Date: 
Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Mar 11 2020 except Wed Mar 18 2020.
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
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Musical Families

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[Ages 6 and under]

Bowmanville Branch
Fridays, January 10th to March 27th 
10:30 to 11:30 a.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.

Date: 
Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Mar 27 2020 except Fri Mar 20 2020.
Friday, January 10, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, January 17, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, January 31, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, February 7, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, February 14, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, February 21, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, February 28, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, March 6, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, March 13, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, March 27, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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Saturday Morning Stories

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[All ages]

Bowmanville Branch 
Saturdays, January 11th to March 28th
10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Enjoy stories, songs, games, and maybe an experiment or two with your family. Discover a new adventure each week as we explore nature, the world, even outer space!

Talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing are the key skills and fun ways to help your child get ready to read! Developing early literacy skills makes it easier for children to read once they begin school, and helps foster a lifelong love of reading and learning!

Date: 
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Mar 28 2020 except Sat Mar 21 2020.
Saturday, January 11, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Saturday, January 18, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Saturday, January 25, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Saturday, February 1, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Saturday, February 8, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Saturday, February 15, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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