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Stikbot Shorts (P.A. Day Adventures!)

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[Ages 8 and up]

Orono Branch
Friday, November 22nd
1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Two intensive hours of filmmaking! One cool short movie! Fame forever! Learn stop-motion film magic with Stikbots®, then view your creation on the Library’s YouTube channel.

Be sure to check out our other P.A. Day Adventures on this day!

 

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

 

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Friday, November 22, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
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Teddy Bears Picnic (P.A. Day Adventures!)

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[All ages]

Newcastle Branch, George and Kathleen Vice Community Room
Friday, November 22nd
1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Drop in for all things bear! Bring along your favourite teddy or other stuffie for a fun hour of songs, stories, games, and activities!

Be sure to check out our other P.A. Day Adventures on this day!

 

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

 

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Friday, November 22, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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The BIG Egg Drop! (P.A. Day Adventures!)

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[Ages 8 and up]

Bowmanville Branch, Children’s Area
Friday, November 22nd
1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Your challenge, should you chose to accept it: you have 30 minutes to design and build a container for an egg out of recycled material. This container must keep its cargo safe when we drop it from the Mezzanine Level. Can you tackle this high-flying engineering challenge?

Be sure to check out our other P.A. Day Adventures on this day!

 

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

 

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Friday, November 22, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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High Tech, Low Tech! (P.A. Day Adventures!)

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[All ages]

Orono Branch
Friday, September 27th
1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Discover all of the tech that your Library has to offer! There’s everything from big blocks and gears to Makey Makey, Arduino, and Kano. Drop by and explore the high tech/low tech petting zoo!

Be sure to check out our other P.A. Day Adventures on this day!

 

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

 

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Friday, September 27, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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Play-Doh Engineers (P.A. Day Adventures!)

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[Ages 6 and up]

Newcastle Branch, George and Kathleen Vice Community Room
Friday, September 27th
1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

The possibilities are endless when building with Play-Doh®! Take part in challenges and become a Play-Doh Engineer!

Be sure to check out our other P.A. Day Adventures on this day!

 

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

 

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Friday, September 27, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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Video Game Tourney (P.A. Day Adventures!)

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[Ages 8 to 13]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Friday, September 27th
1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Sign up yourself, or a team, and play Mario Kart 8 on the Nintendo Switch! There will be a division for novices, and a division for more experienced players.

Be sure to check out our other P.A. Day Adventures on this day!

 

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

 

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Friday, September 27, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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Pirates! (P.A. Day Adventures!)

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[All ages]

Bowmanville Branch, Children’s Area
Friday, September 27th
1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Arrrr, mateys! Walk like a pirate, talk like a pirate! Shiver your timbers with tall tales and sea shanties, and imagine sailing the ocean blue.

Be sure to check out our other P.A. Day Adventures on this day!

 

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

 

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Friday, September 27, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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Infant Hearing Clinic

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[Caregivers with children 4 months and under]

Newcastle Branch, Study Suite
Alternate Wednesdays, from September 11th to December 18th
10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Please note no session will be held on Wednesday, December 4 due to staff training. An alternate session is being held on Wednesday, December 11.

Advanced registration required for each 15 minute session through the Markham Stouffville Hospital at 1-888-703-5437 x4.

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 Dec 18 2019 except Wed Dec 04 2019. Also includes Wed Dec 11 2019.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 10:30am to 3:30pm
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 10:30am to 3:30pm
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 10:30am to 3:30pm
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 10:30am to 3:30pm
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 10:30am to 3:30pm
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 10:30am to 3:30pm
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 10:30am to 3:30pm
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 10:30am to 3:30pm
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Baby Massage Class (Session 4)

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[Caregivers with children 12 months and under]

Newcastle Branch, George and Kathleen Vice Community Room
Mondays, October 28th to November 25th  
1:30 to 3:00 p.m.

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

Treat your baby to a relaxing massage! This interactive five-week workshop series promotes infant development and bonding. Learn relaxing massage strokes for your baby that increase circulation and relax their growing muscles. All you need to bring is yourself and your baby!

Presented in Partnership with EarlyON Child and Family Centres Bowmanville.

 

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 the Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browsers.)

 

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Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Nov 25 2019.
Monday, October 28, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Monday, November 4, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Monday, November 11, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Monday, November 18, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Monday, November 25, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
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Baby Massage Class (Session 3)

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[Caregivers with children 12 months and under]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Thursdays, October 24th to November 21st  
3:00 to 4:30 p.m.

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

Treat your baby to a relaxing massage! This interactive five-week workshop series promotes infant development and bonding. Learn relaxing massage strokes for your baby that increase circulation and relax their growing muscles. All you need to bring is yourself and your baby!

Presented in Partnership with EarlyON Child and Family Centres Bowmanville.

 

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 the Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browsers.)

 

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Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Nov 21 2019.
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
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