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Labour Day: All Branches Closed

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Labour Day (Monday, September 2nd)
All Branches Closed

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Monday, September 2, 2019 - 9:00am to 9:00pm
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Civic Holiday: All Branches Closed

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Civic Holiday (Monday, August 5th)
All Branches Closed

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Monday, August 5, 2019 - 9:00am to 9:00pm
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SRC Weekly Drop In (All Ages)

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Summer Reading Club illustration of children and animals reading together.[All ages]

Bowmanville Branch
Saturdays
10:30 am to 11:30 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 Saturday until Sat Aug 17 2019.
Saturday, July 6, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Saturday, July 27, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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Babysitting Course (Session 2)

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[Ages 11 to 15]

Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room
Wednesday, August 14th  
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.

Note: Bring a teddy bear to practice on!

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

Presented in partnership with React Right Safety Services.

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 the Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browsers.)

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
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Babysitting Course (Session 1)

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[Ages 11 to 15]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Wednesday, July 17th 
10:30 a.m. to 5:30 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.

Note: Bring a teddy bear to practice on!

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

Presented in partnership with React Right Safety Services.

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 the Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browsers.)

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 10:30am to 5:30pm
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At Home On My Own

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[Ages 10 to 12]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Monday, July 15th 
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 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 the Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browsers.)

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Monday, July 15, 2019 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
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Infant Hearing Clinic

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[Caregivers with children 4 months and under]

Newcastle Branch, Study Suite
Wednesday, July 3rd;
Wednesday, July 17th;
Wednesday, July 31st;
Wednesday, August 14th; or
Wednesday, August 28th 
10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required for each 15 minute session through the Markham Stouffville Hospital at 1-888-703-5437 x4.
No charge.

Children develop speech and language skills by listening and imitating those around them, but these skills may be delayed in the case of deafness or hearing loss.

Sign up your infant for a screening if you have hearing-related concerns, and learn about the follow-up services available to your family. 

Presented in partnership with Markham Stouffville Hospital, the lead agency for the Tri-Regional Infant Hearing Program.

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Repeats every 2 weeks every Wednesday until Wed Aug 28 2019.
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 10:30am to 3:30pm
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 10:30am to 3:30pm
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 10:30am to 3:30pm
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 10:30am to 3:30pm
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 10:30am to 3:30pm
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Musical Families

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[Ages 2 and under]

Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room
Fridays, July 5th to 26th  
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.

Looking for more storytimes for your little one? Be sure to check out the TD Summer Reading Club throughout July and August!

Date: 
Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Jul 26 2019.
Friday, July 5, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, July 12, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, July 19, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, July 26, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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Musical Families

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[Ages 2 and under]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Thursdays, July 4th to August 22nd
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.

Looking for more storytimes for your little one? Be sure to check out the TD Summer Reading Club throughout July and August!

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

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[Ages 2 and under]

Newcastle Branch, George and Kathleen Vice Community Room
Wednesdays, July 3rd to August 21st
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.

Looking for more storytimes for your little one? Be sure to check out the TD Summer Reading Club throughout July and August!

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Date: 
Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Aug 21 2019.
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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