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Winter Wonderland

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[Families]

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

Drop in; no registration required. 
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.

Drop in; no registration required. 
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.

Drop in; no registration required. 
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.

Drop in; no registration required. 
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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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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Infant Hearing Clinic

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[Caregivers with children 4 months and under]

Newcastle Branch, Study Suite
Alternate Wednesdays, from September 11th to December 18th
10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Please note no session will be held on Wednesday, December 4 due to staff training. An alternate session is being held on Wednesday, December 11.

Advanced registration required for each 15 minute session through the Markham Stouffville Hospital at 1-888-703-5437 x4.

Children develop speech and language skills by listening and imitating those around them, but these skills may be delayed in the case of deafness or hearing loss.

Sign up your infant for a screening if you have hearing-related concerns, and learn about the follow-up services available to your family.

Presented in partnership with Markham Stouffville Hospital, the lead agency for the Tri-Regional Infant Hearing Program.

 

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Repeats every 2 weeks every Wednesday until Wed Dec 18 2019 except Wed Dec 04 2019. Also includes Wed Dec 11 2019.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 10:30am to 3:30pm
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 10:30am to 3:30pm
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 10:30am to 3:30pm
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 10:30am to 3:30pm
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 10:30am to 3:30pm
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 10:30am to 3:30pm
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 10:30am to 3:30pm
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 10:30am to 3:30pm
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Baby Massage Class (Session 4)

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[Caregivers with children 12 months and under]

Newcastle Branch, George and Kathleen Vice Community Room
Mondays, October 28th to November 25th  
1:30 to 3:00 p.m.

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

Treat your baby to a relaxing massage! This interactive five-week workshop series promotes infant development and bonding. Learn relaxing massage strokes for your baby that increase circulation and relax their growing muscles. All you need to bring is yourself and your baby!

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.

(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 week every Monday until Mon Nov 25 2019.
Monday, October 28, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Monday, November 4, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Monday, November 11, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Monday, November 18, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Monday, November 25, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
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