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Service Notice: Courtice Branch

May 18, 2022 - Comments: 0
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The roof at the Courtice Community Complex is scheduled to be replaced this spring, including the roof over the Courtice Branch. The preparation work is expected to start the week of May 16 to 20.

There will be periodic construction noise related to this project, but no further service interruptions are anticipated.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Anti-Racism Education Workshop

May 18, 2022 - Comments: 0

Join us for a free, virtual, and interactive Anti-Islamophobia and Countering Cyberhate101 workshop on Wednesday, May 25 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Registration is required to attend.

Anti-Islamophobia 101 – Topics include Unpacking Islamophobia, Gendered Islamophobia & Intersectional Identities. The workshops also help participants develop an increased understanding of how Islamophobia further marginalized Black and Indigenous Muslims, queer Muslims, and Muslims living with disabilities.

Countering Cyberhate 101 – Topics include Online hate speech and extremism, including individual and collective counter speech and counter narrative. The workshops help participants explore how cyberhate and online extremism intersect to increase our vulnerabilities on digital platforms and strategies to counter these effectively.

The virtual workshops were originally part of CCMW’s national Digital Anti-Racism Education 2 (D.A.R.E. 2) Project aimed at raising awareness about online hate and Islamophobia. As part of the project, CCMW hosted bilingual virtual workshops, training 3,000+ participants from across Canada on the impact of Islamophobia and how to counter cyberhate. While, the DARE 2 Project ended March 31, 2022, in its commitment to anti-racism work, CCMW continues to offer community workshops across Canada to help participants increase their knowledge and understanding of Islamophobia and Online Hate.

This program is presented in partnership with the Clarington Public Library, Municipality of Clarington, Oshawa Public Libraries, City of Oshawa, and Canadian Council of Muslim Women (CCMW).

About CCMW:
The Canadian Council of Muslim Women (CCMW) is a charitable organization dedicated to the empowerment, equality and equity of all Muslim women in Canada. Our mission is to affirm the identities of Canadian Muslim women and promote their lived experiences through community engagement, public stakeholder engagement and amplified awareness of the social injustices that Muslim women and girls endure in Canada, while advocating for their diverse needs and equipping local CCMW chapters with necessary resources to maximize national efforts and mobilize local communities to joining the movement.

Victoria Day Hours

May 16, 2022 - Comments: 0
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Please note that all locations will be closed on Monday, May 23 for Victoria Day.

Regular hours are in effect on Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22.

hoopla Bonus Borrows!

May 02, 2022 - Comments: 0
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Bonus Borrows are back with hoopla streaming media! From May 1st to 31st, you can choose from hundreds of titles that won't count against your 10 per month borrow limit! Let the streaming begin!

View special themed collections of Bonus Borrows below, or view the entire list!

For more information about hoopla and how to access, please see our eCollections page.

Bring it Back!

Apr 14, 2022 - Comments: 0
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As of May 3, Clarington Public Library has eliminated fines for overdue materials! Whether they’re overdue by days, weeks, or even months, simply return your late materials to any branch with no overdue fines! Just "Bring it back!"

For more information, please see our Bring it Back! page.

Family Storytimes

Apr 04, 2022 - Comments: 0
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We're excited to announce the return of in-person storytimes! Enjoy stories, songs, games with your family! Talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing are the key skills and fun ways to boost your child's literacy skills, and help foster a lifelong love of reading and learning!

Room Bookings, Class & Group Visits

Mar 21, 2022 - Comments: 0
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Meeting room bookings and class and group visits are now available!

Book your meeting room or videoconferencing session! Meeting rooms are available at the Bowmanville and Newcastle Branches. Videoconferencing is available at all four branches.

Book your class or group visit, tailored to your students' and group's needs! We offer brand tours/demonstrations, storytimes, eResource demos, Deep Learning Inquiry Project support, TD Summer Reading Club presentations, Girl Guide and Scout badges, and so much more. We can even arrange to virtually visit your classroom, meeting, or event!

Waverley Place Anniversary

Dec 28, 2021 - Comments: 0

As Waverley Place of Clarington Museums & Archives celebrates its 60th anniversary as a museum, it is important to recognize its place in the community. We hope you enjoy this short video exploring the history of this house and property which has served as a home for two families, and is now a gathering place for families, friends, and community members.

Explore the eCollection!

Dec 27, 2021 - Comments: 0
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Discover eBooks, eAudio, eMagazines, eNewspapers, streaming media, and more with your new device and Clarington Public Library!

Explore the wealth of titles and media at your fingertips. Read or listen to bestsellers, flip through your favourite magazines and newspapers, or stream movies, TV shows, books, even comics!

Find out everything you need on our new and improved eCollection page, along with links to each platform's mobile apps!

New Board Games!

Oct 16, 2021 - Comments: 0
Anomia for Kids board game.

We've expanded our collection of board and card games! You can now borrow Anomia Kids, Connect 4, Sequence, Taboo, Scattergories, Blink, and more!

Relax with your family and loved ones, or gear up for the start to a friendly battle royale! Find the full collection on our Board and Card Games page!

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