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Candy Chemistry (Scientists in Situ)

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[Ages 4 to 12]

Online via Microsoft Teams
Wednesday, June 2nd
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required for each workshop; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone.
[Fully registered; waitlist full]

Discover the surprising science hiding in a bag of Skittles. Explore solubility, buoyancy, reactivity and investigate the odds of finding your favourite colour. How sweet it is!

(Note: We still have space in the May 29 c_wonder workshop presented in partnership with Ontario Tech University Engineering Outreach, perfect for your budding engineer or scientist!)
 

Scientists in Situ Workshops

These virtual workshops include a science kit, which may be picked up at any branch one week in advance. An email including the link to the Microsoft Teams meeting will be sent to attendees in advance of the virtual event.

Please limit registrations to one per household, and share devices where possible! Register today!

Made possible by a grant from the Municipality of Clarington. Presented in partnership with Scientists in School.

Be sure to check out the other Scientists in Situ workshops!

Registration

You may register your child(ren) in person at any branch, by phoning Member 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:

 

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Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Colour My World (Scientists in Situ)

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[Ages 4 to 12]

Online via Microsoft Teams
Wednesday, May 12th
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required for each workshop; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone.
[Fully registered; waitlist full]

Colour is everywhere! Without it our world would be a very dull place. Use colour to watch water defy gravity, explore rainbows and create a sun catcher. Use chemistry to create new colours. Curious? Come and explore some colourful science.

(Note: We still have space in the May 29 c_wonder workshop presented in partnership with Ontario Tech University Engineering Outreach, perfect for your budding engineer or scientist!)
 

Scientists in Situ Workshops

These virtual workshops include a science kit, which may be picked up at any branch one week in advance. An email including the link to the Microsoft Teams meeting will be sent to attendees in advance of the virtual event.

Please limit registrations to one per household, and share devices where possible! Register today!

Made possible by a grant from the Municipality of Clarington. Presented in partnership with Scientists in School.

Be sure to check out the other Scientists in Situ workshops!

Registration

You may register your child(ren) in person at any branch, by phoning Member 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:

 

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Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Virtual Drag Queen Storytime

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Online via Facebook Live
Wednesday, June 23rd
1:00 to 2:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required. No charge.

Drag Queen Storytime is going virtual! Join us for storytime and musical fun for all fabulous children of all ages and their caregivers. This family-friendly program will showcase stories and songs that explore and celebrate diversity and inclusion. This special virtual storytime will be held with Lucy Flawless, and will include story readings, a lip-sync performance, and Q&A session.

Offered in partnership with Toronto Drag Queen Storytime and Youth Pride Durham. All readings are sponsored by Durham Children's Aid Society.

 

Drag Queen Storytime poster.

 

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Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

STEAM Activity (On Demand)

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All Ages

Online via YouTube
Fridays, April 9th to May 28th

On demand; no registration required.

Join Library staff online for on demand virtual programs via the Library’s YouTube channel!

Enjoy STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) programming videos created by Library staff!
 

Enjoy the Library's full line-up of on demand programs this winter! There will also be special PJ Stories and Craft Activities!

 

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Repeats every week every Friday until Fri May 28 2021 except Fri Apr 16 2021.
Friday, April 9, 2021 - 10:30am
Friday, April 23, 2021 - 10:30am
Friday, April 30, 2021 - 10:30am
Friday, May 7, 2021 - 10:30am
Friday, May 14, 2021 - 10:30am
Friday, May 21, 2021 - 10:30am
Friday, May 28, 2021 - 10:30am
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Family Storytime (On Demand)

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All ages

Online via YouTube
Thursdays, April 8th to May 27th

On demand; no registration required.

Join Library staff online for on demand virtual programs via the Library’s YouTube channel!

Enjoy stories, songs, and games that are fun for all ages! Grab the family and discover literary adventure together!
 

Talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing are key skills and fun ways to help your child get ready to read! Developing early literacy skills makes it easier for children to read once they begin school, and helps foster a lifelong love of reading and learning!

Enjoy the Library's full line-up of on demand programs this winter! There will also be special PJ Stories and Craft Activities!

 

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Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu May 27 2021 except Thu Apr 15 2021.
Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 10:30am
Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 10:30am
Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 10:30am
Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 10:30am
Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 10:30am
Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 10:30am
Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 10:30am
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Tales for Toddlers (On Demand)

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Ages 1½ to 2½

Online via YouTube
Wednesdays, April 7th to May 26th

On demand; no registration required.

Join Library staff online for on demand virtual programs via the Library’s YouTube channel!

Share the love of reading, and build vocabulary with songs, rhymes, finger plays, and simple stories rhymes at this interactive program for busy toddlers and their caregivers!
 

Talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing are key skills and fun ways to help your child get ready to read! Developing early literacy skills makes it easier for children to read once they begin school, and helps foster a lifelong love of reading and learning!

Enjoy the Library's full line-up of on demand programs this winter! There will also be special PJ Stories and Craft Activities!

 

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Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed May 26 2021 except Wed Apr 14 2021.
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 10:30am
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 10:30am
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 10:30am
Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 10:30am
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 10:30am
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 10:30am
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 - 10:30am
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Baby Bookworms (On Demand)

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Ages 0 to 18 months

Online via YouTube
Tuesdays, April 6th to May 25th

On demand; no registration required.

Join Library staff online for on demand virtual programs via the Library’s YouTube channel!

Children love to be bounced, tickled, and read to. Learn how the sound of your voice, the rhythm of a song, holding a book and reading get your child ready to read.
 

Talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing are key skills and fun ways to help your child get ready to read! Developing early literacy skills makes it easier for children to read once they begin school, and helps foster a lifelong love of reading and learning!

Enjoy the Library's full line-up of on demand programs this winter! There will also be special PJ Stories and Craft Activities!

 

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Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue May 25 2021 except Tue Apr 13 2021.
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 10:30am
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 10:30am
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 10:30am
Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 10:30am
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 10:30am
Tuesday, May 18, 2021 - 10:30am
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 10:30am
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Storytime Short (On Demand)

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All Ages

Online via YouTube
Mondays, Saturdays, and Sundays, April 5th to May 30th

On demand; no registration required.

Join Library staff online for on demand virtual programs via the Library’s YouTube channel!

Take five minutes with your little ones and Storytime Shorts created by Library staff! Each Short consists of one story and one song.
 

Talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing are key skills and fun ways to help your child get ready to read! Developing early literacy skills makes it easier for children to read once they begin school, and helps foster a lifelong love of reading and learning!

Enjoy the Library's full line-up of on demand programs this winter! There will also be special PJ Stories and Craft Activities!

 

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Repeats every week every Sunday and every Monday and every Saturday until Sun May 30 2021 except Mon Apr 12 2021.
Monday, April 5, 2021 - 10:30am
Saturday, April 10, 2021 - 10:30am
Sunday, April 11, 2021 - 10:30am
Saturday, April 17, 2021 - 10:30am
Sunday, April 18, 2021 - 10:30am
Monday, April 19, 2021 - 10:30am
Saturday, April 24, 2021 - 10:30am
Sunday, April 25, 2021 - 10:30am
Monday, April 26, 2021 - 10:30am
Saturday, May 1, 2021 - 10:30am
Sunday, May 2, 2021 - 10:30am
Monday, May 3, 2021 - 10:30am
Saturday, May 8, 2021 - 10:30am
Sunday, May 9, 2021 - 10:30am
Monday, May 10, 2021 - 10:30am
Saturday, May 15, 2021 - 10:30am
Sunday, May 16, 2021 - 10:30am
Monday, May 17, 2021 - 10:30am
Saturday, May 22, 2021 - 10:30am
Sunday, May 23, 2021 - 10:30am
Monday, May 24, 2021 - 10:30am
Saturday, May 29, 2021 - 10:30am
Sunday, May 30, 2021 - 10:30am
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Spring Break: April Showers Livestream Storytime

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[Families]

Online via YouTube
Wednesday, April 14th, 2:00 p.m.
Drop in; no registration required. No charge.

Splish splash in the April puddles! Rainy days can be extra fun! Tune in to YouTube for fun stories, songs, and activities to share as a family!

Please see our Spring Break page for more information about Spring Break activities, including "Let's Get Crafty" activity kits!

 

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm
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Spring Break!

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Everything you need to keep creative minds at bay during the break!

For more information, please see our Spring Break page.

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Monday, April 12, 2021 - 9:00am to Friday, April 16, 2021 - 5:00pm
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