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First Aid (Essential Skills Workshop)

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Newcastle Branch, George and Kathleen Vice Community Room
Wednesday, March 4th and Thursday March 5th 
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone.
No charge.
Registrants must be 19+ years.

Keep your family and those around you safe. Obtain your Standard First Aid and CPR-C certificate. 

Participants must complete the full two-day course and evaluation to achieve certification.

Presented in association with Durham College. All programming is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development.

More About Essential Skills Workshops
Put yourself on the road to success with professional and certification courses! Gain the skills you need to meet the needs and challenges of your future academic and career goals.
For more information, please contact Kymberly Kvasnak, Employment and Essential Skills Facilitator, Durham College, at 905-721-2000 x2504, or Kymberly.Kvasnak@durhamcollege.ca.

 

Registration

You may register 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:

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Repeats every day until Thu Mar 05 2020.
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
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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:

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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
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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, 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.

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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
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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!

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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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Musical Families

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[Ages 6 and under]

Newcastle Branch
Fridays, January 10th to March 27th 
10:30 to 11:30 a.m. 

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Explore the joy of music and movement with your children through interactive musical-based activities, featuring parachute games, interactive songs, and so much more!

Presented in Partnership with EarlyON Child and Family Centres Bowmanville.

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Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Mar 27 2020 except Fri Mar 20 2020.
Friday, January 10, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, January 17, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, January 31, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, February 7, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, February 14, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, February 21, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, February 28, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, March 6, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, March 13, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, March 27, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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Discovery Storytime

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[Ages 2½ and up]

Newcastle Branch
Thursdays, January 9th to March 26th
10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Young children learn about the world through exploration, and it’s never too early to start! Each week preschoolers will spark their curiosity and literacy with hands-on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) activities combined with their favourite stories and songs.

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!

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Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Mar 26 2020 except Thu Mar 19 2020.
Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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Tales for Toddlers

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[Ages 18 months to 2½ ]

Newcastle Branch
Mondays, January 6th to March 22nd
10:30 to 11:15 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!

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Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Mar 23 2020 except Mon Feb 17 2020, Mon Mar 16 2020.
Monday, January 6, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Monday, January 13, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Monday, January 20, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Monday, February 3, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Monday, February 24, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Monday, March 2, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Monday, March 9, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Monday, March 23, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:15am
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Musical Babies

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[Ages 15 months and under]

Newcastle Branch
Tuesdays, January 7th to March 24th
1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required. 
No charge.

Music helps your little one develop early literacy skills and gets them ready to read! Engage with your child while participating in a variety of musical experiences and activities including playing instruments, singing songs, and having fun with a parachute and bubbles! 

Presented in Partnership with EarlyON Child and Family Centres Bowmanville.

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Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Mar 24 2020 except Tue Mar 17 2020.
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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Baby Bookworms

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[Ages 18 months and under]

Newcastle Branch
Wednesdays, January 8th to March 25th
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!

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Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Mar 25 2020 except Wed Mar 18 2020.
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:00am
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Build a Birdhouse (P.A. Day Adventures!)

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[Ages 8 and up]

Newcastle Branch, George and Kathleen Vice Community Room
Friday, March 13th 
1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone.
No charge.

Get ready to welcome birds back for spring nesting season! Build a birdhouse to keep our feathered friends warm and dry.

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

 

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

 

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;
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Friday, March 13, 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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