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Interview Preparation (Youth Employment Workshop)

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[Ages 13 to 18]

Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room
Wednesday, April 25
3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Interviewing for a job can be intimidating. Learn the basics from the pros at Community Employment Services so that you can land that job!

Presented in partnership with Community Employment Services. Program funding provided by Employment Ontario.

 

Be sure to check out our other Youth Employment Workshops this spring!

Date: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Audience: 

Resume Writing (Youth Employment Workshop)

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[Ages 13 to 18]

Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room
Monday, April 23
3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Learn the basics of resume building in this drop in program. Bring an existing resume, or start from scratch. Learn all about what Community Employment Services Bowmanville can do to help you get a job!

Presented in partnership with Community Employment Services. Program funding provided by Employment Ontario.

 

Be sure to check out our other Youth Employment Workshops this spring!

Date: 
Monday, April 23, 2018 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Audience: 

Make Your Own LEGO Movie! (Session 2)

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[Ages 8 and up]
Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room
Session 2: Tuesdays, May 22 to June 12
4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Four-class workshop series.
Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone.
No charge. 

Calling all filmmakers! This popular after-school program introduces children to the magic of movie-making using LEGO! Participants will bring to life their own storyline using LEGO characters and iPads! Children will learn how to use an app to make their own movie magic and finish the program session with a film festival to share their creations with family and friends on the big screen. 

View past creations on our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/ClaringtonPL!

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

Can't make the first session? Check out Session 1: Tuesdays, April 17 to May 8.

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.

Date: 
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Jun 12 2018.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 

Make Your Own LEGO Movie! (Session 1)

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[Ages 8 and up]
Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room
Session 1: Tuesdays, April 17 to May 8
4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Four-class workshop series.
Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone.
No charge. 

Calling all filmmakers! This popular after-school program introduces children to the magic of movie-making using LEGO! Participants will bring to life their own storyline using LEGO characters and iPads! Children will learn how to use an app to make their own movie magic and finish the program session with a film festival to share their creations with family and friends on the big screen. 

View past creations on our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/ClaringtonPL!

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

Can't make the first session? Check out Session 2: Tuesdays, May 22 to June 12.

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.

Date: 
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue May 08 2018.
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 

Babysitting Course (Session 2)

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[Ages 11 to 15]

Session 2:
Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room
Saturday, May 12  
9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.​
Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone.
Cost $55; 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.

Note: Bring a teddy bear to practice on!

Caregivers and support staff for people with disabilities are admitted free of charge.

Can't make this session? Check out Session 1 April 21 & 22, or Session 3 June 23 & 24.

Presented in partnership with React Right Safety Services.

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.

Date: 
Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
Audience: 

At Home On My Own

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[Ages 10 to 12]
Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room
Saturday, June 2   
11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone.
Cost $55; includes participant manual.

This Canadian Safety Council course gives your pre-teen the tools and information they need to stay at home alone for short periods of time. The course is facilitated by Red Cross certified instructors from React Right Safety Services. 

Topics include:

  • Looking after the house key (make a key chain); 
  • Preparing healthy snacks;*
  • Walking home;
  • Appropriate activities when home alone; 
  • Electrical/fire safety; 
  • Basic First Aid; and 
  • Problem solving (house broken into, severe weather). 

Note: A healthy snack will be prepared during this program. Please advise staff of any allergies at time of registration.

Caregivers and support staff for people with disabilities are admitted free of charge.

Presented in partnership with React Right Safety Services.

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

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.

Date: 
Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 11:30am to 3:30pm
Audience: 

Musical Families

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All ages
Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room
Fridays, April 6 to June 22
10:30 to 11:30 a.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 Bowmanville EarlyON Child and Family Centre.
 
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!

Drop in to one of our Every Child Ready to Read storytimes, or a Shake, Rattle & Roll, Musical Families, or Musical Babies storytime offered in partnership with the Bowmanville EarlyON Child and Family Centre. Please note that the room capacity for all Early ON programs is 40.

Date: 
Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Jun 22 2018.
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, May 11, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, May 18, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, May 25, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, June 1, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Audience: 

Family Storytime

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All ages
Bowmanville Branch, Children's Area
Thursdays, April 5 to June 21
10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Now one hour! The whole family can enjoy listening to a story, singing songs, and experiencing community together! 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!

Drop in to one of our Every Child Ready to Read storytimes, or a Shake, Rattle & Roll, Musical Families, or Musical Babies storytime offered in partnership with the Bowmanville EarlyON Child and Family Centre. Please note that the room capacity for all Early ON programs is 40.

 

 

Date: 
Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Jun 21 2018.
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Audience: 

Family Storytime

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All ages
Bowmanville Branch, Children's Area
Wednesdays, April 4 to June 20
10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Now one hour! The whole family can enjoy listening to a story, singing songs, and experiencing community together! 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!

Drop in to one of our Every Child Ready to Read storytimes, or a Shake, Rattle & Roll, Musical Families, or Musical Babies storytime offered in partnership with the Bowmanville EarlyON Child and Family Centre. Please note that the room capacity for all Early ON programs is 40.

 

 

Date: 
Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Jun 20 2018.
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Audience: 

Baby on Board

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Ages 12 months and under
Bowmanville Branch, Children's Area

Tuesdays, April 3 to June 19
​10:30 to 11:00 a.m. 
Drop in; no registration required.
No charge. 

The babies are waiting to be bounced, tickled, and read to. Learn how the sound of your voice, the rhythm of a song, holding a book and babbling all get your baby 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!

Drop in to one of our Every Child Ready to Read storytimes, or Shake, Rattle & Roll, Musical Families, or Musical Babies offered in partnership with the Bowmanville EarlyON Child and Family Centre. Please note that the room capacity for all Early ON programs is 40.

 

Date: 
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Jun 19 2018.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Audience: 

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