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First Aid (Essential Skills Workshop)

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Newcastle Branch, George and Kathleen Vice Community Room
Wednesday, November 27th and Thursday, November 28th
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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

Keep your family and those around you safe. Obtain your Standard First Aid and CPR-C certificate.

Participants must complete the full two-day course and evaluation to achieve certification.

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 Crawford, Durham College Lead Learning Facilitator, at 905-721-2000 x2504, or Kymberly.Crawford@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 the Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browsers.)

 

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Repeats every day until Thu Nov 28 2019.
Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
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SMART Serve Certification (Essential Skills Workshop)

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Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room
Monday, October 7th
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.

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 Crawford, Durham College Lead Learning Facilitator, at 905-721-2000 x2504, or Kymberly.Crawford@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 the Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browsers.)

 

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Monday, October 7, 2019 - 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, September 30th
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 Crawford, Durham College Lead Learning Facilitator, at 905-721-2000 x2504, or Kymberly.Crawford@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 the Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browsers.)

 

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Monday, September 30, 2019 - 9:30am to 3:30pm
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Interviews 101 (Enhancing Employment Outcomes)

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Courtice Branch, A Suite
Monday, November 18th
2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Great – you’ve got an interview, but now what? Go from being anxious and terrified to prepared and ready. Learn how to prepare for common interview questions, brush up on communication skills, and even take part in mock interviews.

Presented in partnership with Agilec, funded by Employment Ontario.

Be sure to check out other Enhancing Employment Outcomes workshops:

 

More about Enhancing Employment Outcomes
Meet one-on-one with an Employment Coach and get free individualized feedback on your resume and cover letter, brush up your interview skills, and learn about additional employment services and programs that can help you with your employment goals.

 

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Monday, November 18, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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Cover Letters 101 (Enhancing Employment Outcomes)

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Courtice Branch, A Suite
Monday, October 21st
2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

It’s often not enough to send only a resume. Make your skills, experience, and education stand out with a well-written cover letter!

Presented in partnership with Agilec, funded by Employment Ontario.

Be sure to check out other Enhancing Employment Outcomes workshops:

 

More about Enhancing Employment Outcomes
Meet one-on-one with an Employment Coach and get free individualized feedback on your resume and cover letter, brush up your interview skills, and learn about additional employment services and programs that can help you with your employment goals.

 

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Monday, October 21, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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Resumes 101 (Enhancing Employment Outcomes)

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Courtice Branch, A Suite
Monday, September 16th
2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Get your resume noticed! Learn what employers look for in a resume, the keywords to include, and other tips and tricks to help get you that job!

Presented in partnership with Agilec, funded by Employment Ontario.

Be sure to check out other Enhancing Employment Outcomes workshops:

 

More about Enhancing Employment Outcomes
Meet one-on-one with an Employment Coach and get free individualized feedback on your resume and cover letter, brush up your interview skills, and learn about additional employment services and programs that can help you with your employment goals.

 

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Monday, September 16, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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English Conversation Circle

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Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Thursdays, September 5th to December 12th  
6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Practice speaking English and learn more about the Clarington community and life in Canada! Join the English Conversation Circle and discover English as a Second Language resources, get connected to your community, and practice your English speaking skills!

Presented in partnership with the Community Development Council Durham.

 

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Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Dec 12 2019.
Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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Toastmasters

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Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room
Tuesdays, September 3rd to December 17th
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.

 

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Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Dec 17 2019.
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
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Outside the Lines

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Saturday, September 14th to Friday, September 20th

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Your Library is heading out to bring our amazing services to you! Come and visit us while we explore the community, then stay for a storytime or pick up a great read! Be sure to watch our Facebook and Twitter feeds for where we’ll be each day!

Rainy weather won’t keep us away! We’ll still head out to share our love of reading and learning with you – give us a call or check social media to see what our alternate plans are on the day of the event if you see rain or storms!

 

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Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 9:00am to Friday, September 20, 2019 - 9:00pm
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Harvest Festival Book Sale

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Newcastle Branch
Saturday, October 5th
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Have a book? Give a book. Need a book? Buy a book!

Support your Library and visit the Newcastle Branch during the Harvest Festival for our largest book sale ever!

Books donated by the community and removed from the Library will be available for purchase all day at bargain rates, and all the proceeds will come back to support the Library.
 

Book Donations

Time for a little shelf cleaning! Donations to the Book Sale will be accepted at all branches from Monday, September 16th until Friday, October 4th.

 

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Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
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