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Family Storytime (Newcastle)

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[All ages]

Newcastle Branch
Tuesdays, starting September 13th until October 11th
2:00 to 2:30 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required. no charge.

The whole family can enjoy listening to a story, singing songs, and playing games! Children of all ages will develop important early literacy skills and a lifelong love of reading and learning.

Talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing are the 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!

Be sure to view our full Storytime calendar this fall!

 

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Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Oct 11 2022.
Tuesday, September 13, 2022 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, September 20, 2022 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, October 11, 2022 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm
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Family Storytime (Bowmanville)

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[All ages]

Bowmanville Branch
Tuesdays, starting September 13th
10:30 to 11:00 a.m.

Drop in; no registration required. no charge.

The whole family can enjoy listening to a story, singing songs, and playing games! Children of all ages will develop important early literacy skills and a lifelong love of reading and learning.

Talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing are the 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!

Be sure to view our full Storytime calendar this fall!

 

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Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Nov 22 2022 except Tue Oct 18 2022.
Tuesday, September 13, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, September 20, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, October 11, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, October 25, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, November 1, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, November 8, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, November 15, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, November 22, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
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Tales for Toddlers (Bowmanville)

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[Ages 18 months to 2 years]

Bowmanville Branch
Fridays, starting September 16th; excluding September 30th
10:30 to 11:00 a.m.

Drop in; no registration required. no charge.

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 the 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!

Be sure to view our full Storytime calendar this fall!

 

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Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Nov 25 2022 except Fri Sep 30 2022.
Friday, September 16, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Friday, September 23, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Friday, October 7, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Friday, October 14, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Friday, October 21, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Friday, October 28, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Friday, November 4, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Friday, November 11, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Friday, November 18, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Friday, November 25, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
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Tales for Toddlers (Courtice)

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[Ages 18 months to 2 years]

Courtice Branch
Tuesdays, starting September 13th
10:30 to 11:00 a.m.

Drop in; no registration required. no charge.

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 the 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!

Be sure to view our full Storytime calendar this fall!

 

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Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Nov 22 2022 except Tue Oct 18 2022.
Tuesday, September 13, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, September 20, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, October 11, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, October 25, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, November 1, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, November 8, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, November 15, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, November 22, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
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Baby Bookworms (Bowmanville)

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[Ages 18 months and under]

Bowmanville Branch,
Thursdays, starting September 15th
10:30 to 11:00 a.m.

Drop in; no registration required. no charge.

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 all get your child ready to read.

Talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing are the 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!

Be sure to view our full Storytime calendar this fall!

 

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Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Nov 24 2022.
Thursday, September 15, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, October 6, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, October 13, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, October 20, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, October 27, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, November 3, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, November 17, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, November 24, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
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Thanksgiving: All Locations Closed

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Please note that all locations will be closed on Monday, October 10th for Thanksgiving.

Regular hours will be in effect on Saturday, October 8th and Sunday, October 9th.

 

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Monday, October 10, 2022 - 9:30am to 8:00pm

At Home On My Own

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[Ages 10 to 12]

Courtice Branch
Saturday, October 15th
10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone. Cost $60 + $3.96 non-refundable Eventbrite fee; includes participant manual.
Caregivers and support staff for people with disabilities are admitted free of charge.

Recommended that attendees bring a lunch or snack.

This Canadian Safety Council course gives youth 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.

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 in person at any branch, by phoning Member Services at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online using the form below.

Please note the cost includes a $3.96 non-refundable Eventbrite fee.

If you experience any issues with the form, please contact Member Services. If the form does not appear correctly, the event may be fully registered. You can check back later to see if space has opened up, or try registering through our Eventbrite page directly.

 

 

 

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Saturday, October 15, 2022 - 10:30am to 2:30pm
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Harvest Festival Book Sale

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Newcastle Branch
Saturday, October 1st
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Have a book? Give a book.
Need a book? Buy a book!

Support your Library and Museum and visit the Newcastle Branch during the Newcastle Harvest Festival for our largest book sale ever!

Books and other materials donated by the community and de-selected from the Library will be available for purchase all day at bargain rates, and all the proceeds will come back to support Clarington Public Library, Museums, & Archives.
 

Book Donations

Time for a little shelf cleaning! Donations of all materials, including books, DVDs, video games, etc. will be accepted at all locations from Monday, September 12th until Friday, September 30th.

Harvest Festival Book Sale.

 

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Saturday, October 1, 2022 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Babysitting Course (Courtice)

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[Ages 11 to 15]

Courtice Branch
Saturday, November 26th
10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone. Cost $60 + $3.96 non-refundable Eventbrite fee; includes participant manual.
Caregivers and support staff for people with disabilities are admitted free of charge.

Recommended that attendees bring a lunch or snack.

This course teaches youth 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!

Presented in partnership with React Right Safety Services.

Check out alternate sessions of the Babysitting Course on Saturday, September 24th at the Newcastle Branch and Saturday, October 29th at the Bowmanville Branch!
 

Registration

You may register in person at any branch, by phoning Member Services at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online using the form below.

Please note the cost includes a $3.96 non-refundable Eventbrite fee.

If you experience any issues with the form, please contact Member Services. If the form does not appear correctly, the event may be fully registered. You can check back later to see if space has opened up, or try registering through our Eventbrite page directly.

 

 

 

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Saturday, November 26, 2022 - 10:30am to 4:30pm
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Babysitting Course (Bowmanville)

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[Ages 11 to 15]

Bowmanville Branch
Saturday, October 29th
10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone. Cost $60 + $3.96 non-refundable Eventbrite fee; includes participant manual.
Caregivers and support staff for people with disabilities are admitted free of charge.

Recommended that attendees bring a lunch or snack.

This course teaches youth 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!

Presented in partnership with React Right Safety Services.

Check out alternate sessions of the Babysitting Course on Saturday, September 24th at the Newcastle Branch and Saturday, November 26th at the Courtice Branch!
 

Registration

You may register in person at any branch, by phoning Member Services at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online using the form below.

Please note the cost includes a $3.96 non-refundable Eventbrite fee.

If you experience any issues with the form, please contact Member Services. If the form does not appear correctly, the event may be fully registered. You can check back later to see if space has opened up, or try registering through our Eventbrite page directly.

 

 

 

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Saturday, October 29, 2022 - 10:30am to 4:30pm
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