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LEGO Robotics Challenge (Session 2)

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[Ages 12 and up]

Orono Branch
Wednesdays, October 30th to December 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!

 

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Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Dec 11 2019.
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
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LEGO Robotics Challenge (Session 1)

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[Ages 12 and up]

Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room  
Wednesdays, September 11th to October 23rd   
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!

 

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Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Oct 23 2019.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
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Stop Motion Magic (Session 2)

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[Ages 8 and up]

Newcastle Branch, George and Kathleen Vice Community Room
Tuesdays, October 29th to December 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!

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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Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Dec 10 2019.
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Stop Motion Magic (Session 1)

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[Ages 8 and up]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Tuesdays, September 10th to October 22nd    
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!

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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Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Oct 22 2019.
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Mother Goose Stories & Songs

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[Caregivers with children 12 months and under]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Wednesdays, October 2nd to November 20th
1:30 to 3:00 p.m.

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

Learn new songs and silly rhymes to help engage your baby and help develop their early literacy skills like talking, singing, and reading!

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.

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Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Nov 20 2019.
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
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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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