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Rudolph’s Tales

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[Families]

Newcastle Branch
Monday, December 16th 
10:30 to 11:15 a.m.

Drop in; no registration required. 
No charge.

Join in all the reindeer games, sing some songs, listen to tall tales, and enjoy a special holiday craft!

​See a full list of holiday programs to get you and your family in the holiday spirit! 

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Monday, December 16, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:15am
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Mrs. Claus Storytime

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[Families]

Newcastle Branch 
Thursday, December 19th 
10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

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No charge.

Join Mrs. Claus at the Library for a very special storytime with festive stories and songs, and lots of holiday cheer!

​See a full list of holiday programs to get you and your family in the holiday spirit! 

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Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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Frosty’s Forest Adventures

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[Families]

Newcastle Branch
Thursday, December 12th
10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

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No charge.

Frosty is having an adventure in the forest – what will he see? Find out in this woodsy storytime, then decorate your own tree

​See a full list of holiday programs to get you and your family in the holiday spirit! 

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Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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Winter Wonderland

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[Families]

Newcastle Branch
Monday, December 9th 
10:30 to 11:15 a.m.

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No charge.

Celebrate the best (and most fun) things about winter, and make a snowflake ornament to hang up at home!

​See a full list of holiday programs to get you and your family in the holiday spirit! 

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Monday, December 9, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:15am
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Holiday Bookworms

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[Ages 18 months and under]

Newcastle Branch 
Wednesdays, December 11th and 18th 
10:30 to 11:00 a.m.

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No charge.

It’s our Baby Bookworms program, but with a holiday twist! Join us for songs, rhymes, fingerplays and more.

​See a full list of holiday programs to get you and your family in the holiday spirit! 

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Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Dec 18 2019.
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:00am
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Holiday Pajama Party!

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[All ages]

Newcastle Branch
Tuesday, December 10th 
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

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No charge.

Drop by for a special evening pajama party. We’ll have games, songs, activities, and a scavenger hunt to get you in the holiday mood!

See a full list of holiday programs to get you and your family in the holiday spirit! 

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Dear Santa

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[All ages]

Newcastle Branch
Tuesday, December 10th 
4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

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No charge.

Write and decorate your Dear Santa letter, and get on the nice list! Pop them in our North Pole Mailbox. 

See a full list of holiday programs to get you and your family in the holiday spirit! 

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Babysitting Course (Session 2)

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[Ages 11 to 15]

Newcastle Branch, George and Kathleen Vice Community Room
Saturday, October 26th, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; and
Sunday, October 27th, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Please note the difference 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, please try using the Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browsers.)

 

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Repeats every day until Sun Oct 27 2019.
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 11:30am to 4:30pm
Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 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, 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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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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