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Rudolph’s Tales

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[Families]

Bowmanville Branch
Thursday, December 19th 
10:00 to 10:45 a.m.

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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! 

Date: 
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 10:00am to 10:45am
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Mrs. Claus Storytime

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[Families]

Bowmanville Branch
Wednesday, December 18th
10:00 to 11:00 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! 

Date: 
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
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Frosty’s Forest Adventures

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[Families]

Bowmanville Branch 
Wednesday, December 11th 
10:00 to 11:00 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! 

Date: 
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
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Winter Wonderland

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[Families]

Bowmanville Branch 
Thursday, December 12th 
10:00 to 10:45 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! 

Date: 
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 10:00am to 10:45am
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Holiday Bookworms

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[Ages 18 months and under]

Bowmanville Branch
Tuesdays, December 10th and 17th 
9:30 to 10:00 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! 

Date: 
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Dec 17 2019.
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 9:30am to 10:00am
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Holiday Pajama Party!

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[All ages]

Bowmanville Branch 
Tuesday, December 17th 
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! 

Date: 
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Dear Santa

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[All ages]

Bowmanville Branch
Saturday, December 14th
10:30 to 11:30 a.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! 

Date: 
Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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Babysitting Course (Session 1)

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[Ages 11 to 15]

Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room
Saturday, September 21st
9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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.)

 

Date: 
Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
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At Home On My Own

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[Ages 10 to 12]

Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room
Saturday, October 19th
11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone.
Cost $60; 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.

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.)

 

Date: 
Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 11:30am to 3:30pm
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LEGO Robotics Challenge (Session 1)

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[Ages 12 and up]

Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room  
Wednesdays, September 11th to October 23rd   
4:00 to 5:30 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Take the LEGO Robotics Challenge! You and your teammates will tackle building and programming a LEGO Mindstorms EV3 robot.

Compete in weekly challenges using motors and sensors to create a fully interactive robot that responds to its surroundings. Command your robots to move in circles, dance, speak, react when it sees colours, or throw a ball at a target.

View past creations on the Library’s YouTube channel!

 

Date: 
Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Oct 23 2019.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
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