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Life Hacks for Teens: Credit

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[Ages 13 to 19]

Online via Zoom
Tuesday, January 31
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required;  space is limited. Register online using the form below, in person at any locations, or by phone by calling Member Services at 905-623-7322 x2712.
No charge.

Understand the different features of credit and credit products and how to choose what's best for you. Learn how to manage your credit effectively.

Presented in partnership with the Libraries of Durham Region.

Be sure to check out our Life Hacks for Teens: Investing on Thursday, November 17!

Life Hacks for Teens promo graphic.

 

Registration

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

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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Tuesday, January 31, 2023 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Life Hacks for Teens: Investing

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[Ages 13 to 19]

Online via Zoom
Thursday, November 17
7:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Advanced registration required;  space is limited. Register online using the form below, in person at any locations, or by phone by calling Member Services at 905-623-7322 x2712.
No charge.

Learn the basics of investing to have your money, make money.

Fred Masters, President & Founder of Masters Money Management, will be facilitating a virtual presentation on Mastering Investing.

Presented in partnership with the Libraries of Durham Region.

Be sure to check out our Life Hacks for Teens: Credit on Tuesday, January 31!

Life Hacks for Teens promo image.

 

Registration

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

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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Thursday, November 17, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

David Robertson Author Visit

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[Youth, ages 10 to 24]

Online via Zoom
Wednesday, October 12
7:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Advanced registration required;  space is limited. Register online using the form below, in person at any locations, or by phone by calling Member Services at 905-623-7322 x2712.
No charge.

Join David Robertson and Durham Region Public Libraries for an exclusive book talk for youth!

David Robertson is an Indigenous author, public speaker, and two-time winner of the Governor General's Literary Award from Winnipeg, Manitoba. He has published over 25 books, including 7 Generations, Misewa Saga, and The Reckoner Series, to name a few.

Be sure to check out all books by David Robertson in our online catalogue!

Presented in partnership with Durham Region Public Libraries.

David Robertson with books.

 

Registration

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

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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Wednesday, October 12, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Effective Communication in Relationships Workshop (Online)

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Live via Zoom (Zoom link will be emailed to you upon registration)
Monday, November 7th
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required;  space is limited. Register online using the form below, in person at any locations, or by phone by calling Member Services at 905-623-7322 x2712.
No charge.

Improve your relationships with your partner, family, friends, and others. Learn about active listening and empathy, how to better express your needs and feelings, and the role of non-verbal communication.

Presented in partnership with The Coaching Mind.

Check out an alternate session of the Effective Communication in Relationships Workshop on Monday, October 3rd at the Courtice Branch! (Drop in; registration not required for the in person session)

 

Registration

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

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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Monday, November 7, 2022 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Tour of Mohawk Indian Residential School

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Live via Zoom (Zoom link will be emailed to you upon registration)
Thursday, September 21
6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required;  space is limited. Register online using the form below, in person at any locations, or by phone by calling Member Services at 905-623-7322 x2712.
No charge.

Follow along on a tour of the former Mohawk Institute (1831-1970), the first and longest running Indian Residential School in Canada.

The virtual tour looks at the dormitory building prior to the onset of restoration work during the Save the Evidence campaign. Dating from 1904, the current building tour takes visitors from floor to floor and provides historical information with Survivor accounts of their time at the “Mush Hole.”

After the recorded portion, participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and share comments with a Cultural Interpreter.

Presented in partnership with the Municipality of Clarington.

 

Registration

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

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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Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
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SRC: Investigate It! (Scientists in School, Virtual)

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[Ages 4 to 12]

Online
Thursday, August 18
2:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Advanced registration required; space is limited. You may register in person at any branch, by phoning Member Services at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online using the form below. No charge.
Registration opens Thursday, August 4 at 10:00 a.m. (approximately two weeks before each workshop)

Become a forensic scientist and investigate this whodunit by examining clues left at the scene! Learn how to interpret evidence by exploring fabric samples and running a chemical analysis on a mystery solution. Take your own fingerprints and compare them to those left behind. Use chromatography to analyze the ink used in a mysterious note. Will you identify the culprit?

This virtual workshop includes a science kit which can be picked up at any branch in advance! An email including the link to the online meeting will be sent to attendees in advance of the virtual event.

Please limit registrations to one per household, and share devices where possible.

Also be sure to check out the other Scientist in School virtual workshop, Good Clean Fun!, on Thursday, July 21!

Offered in partnership with Scientists in School. View our TD Summer Reading Club page for full club information!
 

Registration

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

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.

 

 

 

Explore Myths & Legends with the TD Summer Reading Club!

View our TD Summer Reading Club page for full club information!

Summer has arrived! Clarington Public Library is inviting children and their families to beat the dreaded "Summer Slide" or "Summer Brain Drain" with the annual TD Summer Reading Club, Canada’s biggest summer reading program for kids of all ages, all interests and all abilities. Children can boost their reading skills and stay sharp for school with awesome programs and activities! Registration will open as part of Get Your Summer Read On Day on Wednesday, June 15th!

Registration includes a notebook with reading challenges, stickers, and more. You and your child can pick these up at any branch starting Wednesday, June 15th, or at any TD Summer Reading Club program in July and August.

We're excited to offer in-person TD Summer Reading Club programs this year! Programs are weekly and will run from Tuesday, July 5th to Thursday, August 25th.

Venture into magical realms where fantastic creatures roam and anything can (and will) happen. Discover the power of stories and storytelling to entertain and illuminate important lessons. Be enchanted by fairy and folk tales, old and new and from far and wide, as you journey through suspenseful twists and turns. Whatever the stories may be, they are bound to inspire you to imagine and even tell your own story.

 

Co-created and delivered by over 2,200 public libraries across Canada, this national bilingual program is developed by Toronto Public Library in partnership with Library and Archives Canada. Sponsorship is generously provided by TD Bank Group.

Summer Reading Club sponsorship logos.

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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SRC: Good Clean Fun! (Scientists in School, Virtual)

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[Ages 4 to 12]

Online
Thursday, July 21
10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Advanced registration required; space is limited. You may register in person at any branch, by phoning Member Services at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online using the form below. No charge.
Registration opens Thursday, July 7 at 10:00 a.m. (approximately two weeks before each workshop)

Fun with soap and water? You’ll be astonished when you investigate surface tension; explore the chemistry behind bath bombs; and make your own to use at home. It’ll be an explosion of chemical fun!

This virtual workshop includes a science kit which can be picked up at any branch in advance! An email including the link to the online meeting will be sent to attendees in advance of the virtual event.

Please limit registrations to one per household, and share devices where possible.

Also be sure to check out the other Scientist in School virtual workshop, Investigate it!, on Thursday, August 18!

Offered in partnership with Scientists in School. View our TD Summer Reading Club page for full club information!
 

Registration

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

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.

 

 

 

Explore Myths & Legends with the TD Summer Reading Club!

View our TD Summer Reading Club page for full club information!

Summer has arrived! Clarington Public Library is inviting children and their families to beat the dreaded "Summer Slide" or "Summer Brain Drain" with the annual TD Summer Reading Club, Canada’s biggest summer reading program for kids of all ages, all interests and all abilities. Children can boost their reading skills and stay sharp for school with awesome programs and activities! Registration will open as part of Get Your Summer Read On Day on Wednesday, June 15th!

Registration includes a notebook with reading challenges, stickers, and more. You and your child can pick these up at any branch starting Wednesday, June 15th, or at any TD Summer Reading Club program in July and August.

We're excited to offer in-person TD Summer Reading Club programs this year! Programs are weekly and will run from Tuesday, July 5th to Thursday, August 25th.

Venture into magical realms where fantastic creatures roam and anything can (and will) happen. Discover the power of stories and storytelling to entertain and illuminate important lessons. Be enchanted by fairy and folk tales, old and new and from far and wide, as you journey through suspenseful twists and turns. Whatever the stories may be, they are bound to inspire you to imagine and even tell your own story.

 

Co-created and delivered by over 2,200 public libraries across Canada, this national bilingual program is developed by Toronto Public Library in partnership with Library and Archives Canada. Sponsorship is generously provided by TD Bank Group.

Summer Reading Club sponsorship logos.

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Thursday, July 21, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:00am
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What is Pride? with Caitlyn Causey, President of Pride Durham

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Live via Zoom (Zoom link will be emailed to you upon registration)
Monday, June 27
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Registration required; register in person at any branch, by phone at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online.

Join us virtually on Monday, June 27 with Caitlyn Causey, President of Pride Durham, for a virtual event that will focus on several topics, including what is PRIDE? How can you get involved? How to be an ally? What opportunities exist to be involved year-round?

Presented in partnership with the Municipality of Clarington and Pride Durham.

Registration

You may register in person at any branch, by phoning Member 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;
  • Please try registering through Eventbrite directly;
  • The event may be fully-registered. Please check back later to see if space has opened up.
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Monday, June 27, 2022 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Author Visit with Drew Hayden Taylor (National Indigenous History Month)

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National Indigenous History Month graphic.Live via Zoom (Zoom link will be emailed to you upon registration)
Tuesday, June 28
6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Registration required; register in person at any branch, by phone at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online.

Join us virtually on Wednesday, June 28 as Drew Hayden Taylor highlights his works and discusses his experiences travelling the world, writing, and speaking from the Aboriginal perspective to help bridge the gap between cultures while tickling the funny bone.

Presented in partnership with the Municipality of Clarington.

This program is funded by the Government of Canada.

Funded by the Government of Canada.

Please visit our website post for more information about and programs in celebration of National Indigenous History Month.
 

About Drew Hayden Taylor

Originally from the Curve Lake First Nations, in Central Ontario, Drew has spent the last two decades travelling the world and writing about it from the Aboriginal perspective. An award-winning playwright, author, columnist, film maker and lecturer, he has managed to bridge the gap between cultures by tickling the funny bone.

The years of writing have brought Drew many accolades by his peers, including the Floyd S. Chalmers Award, Dora Mavor Moore Award and the Canadian Author’s Literary Award. He has also been the recipient of many other varied honours; an Honorary Doctorate of Law from Mount Allison University, a Plaque of Honour on the Peterborough Walk of Fame, the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Award, Ontario Premier’s Award for Creative Arts and Design, and Victoria Martyn Lynch-Staunton Award for Outstanding Artistic Achievement in Theatre, to name a few.
 

Registration

You may register in person at any branch, by phoning Member 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;
  • Please try registering through Eventbrite directly;
  • The event may be fully-registered. Please check back later to see if space has opened up.

Land Acknowledgement Statement

The Municipality of Clarington is situated within the traditional and treaty territory of the Mississaugas and Chippewas of the Anishinabeg, known today as the Williams Treaties First Nations. Our work on these lands acknowledges their resilience and their longstanding contributions to the area now known as the Municipality of Clarington.

 

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Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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Chef Charles Catchpole, Live Cooking Demonstration (National Indigenous History Month)

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National Indigenous History Month graphic.Live via Zoom (Zoom link will be emailed to you upon registration)
Wednesday, June 22
5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Registration required; register in person at any branch, by phone at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online.

Learn how to make Bannock pizza, salad, and Bannock strawberry shortcake with Chef Charles Catchpole

A digital $25 gift card will be provided for the first 50 registrants if registered by June 17. Gift cards will be sent to registrant electronically via email.

Charles Catchpole is an Anishinaabe Chef and Entrepreneur and is a member of Couchiching First Nation. Charles is a trained Chef who schooled at Loyalist & George Brown Colleges. He owns and operates CharGer Foods, selling a line of unique hot sauces and salad dressings as well as running a catering company specializing in Indigenous cuisine. He is also dedicated to Indigenous Food Sovereignty initiatives including working at FoodShare’s Flemo Farm where he founded Gitigaanes, an Anishinaabe urban micro-farm located in Toronto.

Presented in partnership with the Municipality of Clarington.

This program is funded by the Government of Canada.

Funded by the Government of Canada.

Please visit our website post for more information about and programs in celebration of National Indigenous History Month.
 

Registration

You may register in person at any branch, by phoning Member 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;
  • Please try registering through Eventbrite directly;
  • The event may be fully-registered. Please check back later to see if space has opened up.

Land Acknowledgement Statement

The Municipality of Clarington is situated within the traditional and treaty territory of the Mississaugas and Chippewas of the Anishinabeg, known today as the Williams Treaties First Nations. Our work on these lands acknowledges their resilience and their longstanding contributions to the area now known as the Municipality of Clarington.

 

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Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
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