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Family Storytime (Bowmanville)

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[All ages]

Bowmanville Branch
Saturdays, starting September 17th
10:30 to 11:00 a.m.

Drop in; no registration required. no charge.

The whole family can enjoy listening to a story, singing songs, and playing games! Children of all ages will develop important early literacy skills and a lifelong love of reading and learning.

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!

Be sure to view our full Storytime calendar this fall!

 

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Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Nov 26 2022.
Saturday, September 17, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Saturday, September 24, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Saturday, October 1, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Saturday, October 8, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Saturday, October 15, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Saturday, October 22, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Saturday, October 29, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Saturday, November 5, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Saturday, November 12, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Saturday, November 19, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Saturday, November 26, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
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Family Storytime (Bowmanville)

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[All ages]

Bowmanville Branch
Tuesdays, starting September 13th
10:30 to 11:00 a.m.

Drop in; no registration required. no charge.

The whole family can enjoy listening to a story, singing songs, and playing games! Children of all ages will develop important early literacy skills and a lifelong love of reading and learning.

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!

Be sure to view our full Storytime calendar this fall!

 

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Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Nov 22 2022.
Tuesday, September 13, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, September 20, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, October 11, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, October 18, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, October 25, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, November 1, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, November 8, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, November 15, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, November 22, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
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Tales for Toddlers (Bowmanville)

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[Ages 18 months to 2 years]

Bowmanville Branch
Fridays, starting September 16th; excluding September 30th
10:30 to 11:00 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!

Be sure to view our full Storytime calendar this fall!

 

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Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Nov 25 2022 except Fri Sep 30 2022.
Friday, September 16, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Friday, September 23, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Friday, October 7, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Friday, October 14, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Friday, October 21, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Friday, October 28, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Friday, November 4, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Friday, November 11, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Friday, November 18, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Friday, November 25, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
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Baby Bookworms (Bowmanville)

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[Ages 18 months and under]

Bowmanville Branch,
Thursdays, starting September 15th
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!

Be sure to view our full Storytime calendar this fall!

 

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Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Nov 24 2022.
Thursday, September 15, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, October 6, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, October 13, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, October 20, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, October 27, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, November 3, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, November 17, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, November 24, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
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Babysitting Course (Bowmanville)

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[Ages 11 to 15]

Bowmanville Branch
Saturday, October 29th
10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone. Cost $60 + $3.96 non-refundable Eventbrite fee; includes participant manual.
Caregivers and support staff for people with disabilities are admitted free of charge.

Recommended that attendees bring a lunch or snack.

This course teaches youth 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.

Note: Bring a teddy bear to practice on!

Presented in partnership with React Right Safety Services.

Check out alternate sessions of the Babysitting Course on Saturday, September 24th at the Newcastle Branch and Saturday, November 26th at the Courtice Branch!
 

Registration

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

Please note the cost includes a $3.96 non-refundable Eventbrite fee.

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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Saturday, October 29, 2022 - 10:30am to 4:30pm
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c_wonder Coding Workshop (Grades 5 to 8, Bowmanville)

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[Ages 10 to 14; Grades 5 to 8]

Bowmanville Branch
Saturday, November 19th
11:00 a.m. to 12:30 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.

Boost your child’s STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) skills with Ontario Tech University’s Engineering Outreach!

Each c_wonder Coding Workshop introduces participants to the fundamentals of coding. Students will explore coding concepts such as inputs, outputs, if statements, loops, variables, and operators through hands-on activities to apply what they have learned and strengthen their coding skills.

Presented in partnership with Engineering Outreach, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Ontario Tech University.

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 other upcoming c_wonder Workshops!

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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Saturday, November 19, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
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c_wonder STEM Workshop (Grades 1 to 4, Bowmanville)

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[Ages 6 to 10; Grades 1 to 4]

Bowmanville Branch
Thursday, December 29th
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 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.

Boost your child’s STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) skills with Ontario Tech University’s Engineering Outreach!

Each c_wonder STEM Workshop introduces participants to the fundamentals of the engineering design process as they tackle design challenges that puts their STEM knowledge to the test. Students will get a chance to explore different STEM fields and how engineering can solve its diverse and real-world issues.

Presented in partnership with Engineering Outreach, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Ontario Tech University.

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 other upcoming c_wonder Workshops!

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, December 29, 2022 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
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c_wonder Workshop (Aug 25)

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[Ages 7-13]

Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room
Thursday, August 25th
1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

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

Boost your child’s STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills with Ontario Tech University’s Engineering Outreach!

With a focus on the engineering design process, critical thinking, and problem solving, each workshop encourages children to explore different STEM concepts, including coding, robotics, circuits, and design thinking.

Presented in partnership with Ontario Tech University Engineering Outreach.

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 the other c_wonder Workshops on July 14, July 28August 11, and August 25!

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, August 25, 2022 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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c_wonder Workshop (Aug 11)

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[Ages 7-13]

Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room
Thursday, August 11th
1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

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

Boost your child’s STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills with Ontario Tech University’s Engineering Outreach!

With a focus on the engineering design process, critical thinking, and problem solving, each workshop encourages children to explore different STEM concepts, including coding, robotics, circuits, and design thinking.

Presented in partnership with Ontario Tech University Engineering Outreach.

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 the other c_wonder Workshops on July 14, July 28,  August 11, and August 25!

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, August 11, 2022 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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SRC: Noticing Nature (Scientists in School, Bowmanville)

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[Ages 4 to 12]

Bowmanville Branch
Monday, August 15
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 Tuesday, August 2 at 10:00 a.m. (approximately two weeks before each workshop)

Chicka-dee-dee-dee. Who was that? Play a game to discover nature sounds around us. Buzz your newly created bee around flowers to pollinate them. Investigate seeds and make a seed caterpillar that will grow over time. Notice all that nature has to offer, big and small!

This program is also being offered at the Courtice Branch on Monday, August 8, and the Newcastle Branch on Monday, August 22!

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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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:00am
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