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Babysitting Course (Session 3)

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[Ages 11 to 15]

Newcastle Branch, George and Kathleen Vice Community Room
Saturday, March 7th, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; and
Sunday, March 8th, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Please note the different start and end times on each day

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.
Location: 
Date: 
Repeats every day until Sun Mar 08 2020.
Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 11:30am to 4:30pm
Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 11:30am to 4:30pm
Audience: 

Babysitting Course (Session 2)

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[Ages 11 to 15]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Saturday, February 8th, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; and
Sunday, February 9th, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Please note the different start and end times on each day

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.
Location: 
Date: 
Repeats every day until Sun Feb 09 2020.
Saturday, February 8, 2020 - 11:30am to 4:30pm
Sunday, February 9, 2020 - 11:30am to 4:30pm
Audience: 

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: 

At Home On My Own (Session 1)

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[Ages 10 to 12]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Friday, January 31st 
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.
Location: 
Date: 
Friday, January 31, 2020 - 11:30am to 3:30pm
Audience: 

Stop Motion Magic (Session 2)

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[Ages 8 and up]

Newcastle Branch, George and Kathleen Vice Community Room
Tuesdays, February 11th to March 10th 
4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge. 

Get creative with technology, and explore stop-motion animation! Create your own movie magic using Stikbots® and LEGO®, then finish the program session with a film festival! 

Share your creations with family and friends on the big screen and through the Library’s YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/ClaringtonLib!

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

Location: 
Date: 
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Mar 10 2020.
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 

Stop Motion Magic (Session 1)

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[Ages 8 and up]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Tuesdays, January 7th to February 4th     
4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge. 

Get creative with technology, and explore stop-motion animation! Create your own movie magic using Stikbots® and LEGO®, then finish the program session with a film festival! 

Share your creations with family and friends on the big screen and through the Library’s YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/ClaringtonLib!

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

Location: 
Date: 
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Feb 04 2020.
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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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
Audience: 

LEGO Robotics Challenge (Session 1)

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[Ages 12 and up]

Newcastle Branch, George and Kathleen Vice Community Room
Wednesdays, January 8th to February 5th    
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!

Location: 
Date: 
Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Feb 05 2020.
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
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Girls Who Code Club

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[Ages 13 to 18]

Courtice Branch, The Lab
Mondays, January 13th to March 30th  (excluding February 17th due to Family Day and March 16th due to March Break)

4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Advanced registration required for ten-class workshop series; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone.
No charge.

Encourage your youth to get the skills and confidence they need for a career with technology! This free 10-week after-school program is designed for girls with a wide range of computer science skills. In the Club, girls engage in fun and simple online coding tutorials, build community through interactive activities, learn about inspiring role models in tech, and work together to design solutions to real-world problems facing their communities.

Presented in partnership with Girls Who Code, a non-profit organization dedicated to closing the gender gap in technology by teaching computer science, bravery, and sisterhood.

The Girls Who Code curricula are particularly designed and intended to serve those who identify as female, regardless of gender assignment at birth or legal recognition, between the ages of 13 and 18. For more information on Girls Who Code eligibility, please see their website.

Please note that an email address is required, so course materials and further information may be emailed to participants prior to the start 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.

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.
Location: 
Date: 
Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Mar 30 2020 except Mon Feb 17 2020, Mon Mar 16 2020.
Monday, January 13, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday, January 20, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday, February 3, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday, February 24, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday, March 2, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday, March 9, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday, March 23, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday, March 30, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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