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Tales by Moonlight (Black History Month)

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[Families]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Sunday, February 2nd 
1:00 to 2:00 p.m.

Drop in, no registration required. Space is limited on a first come, first served basis.
No charge.

Celebrate Black History Month with Baba Williams of Drums et al! Learn about the animals and characters of African folklore and its celebration of life and seasons, and enjoy inter-generational storytelling, songs, chants, dance, and of course, drums, drums, drums!

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Sunday, February 2, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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Mario Kart League

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[Ages 10 and up]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Alternate Wednesdays, from January 22nd to June 24th
(excluding March 18th due to March Break)
3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

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

Please note that while advanced registration is required to participate in the six-month Mario Kart League, members of the League may drop in to each bi-weekly program.
League registration ends on May 27th, to ensure participants will have enough time to accumulate points before the end of the League.

 

Test your skills in our first ever Mario Kart League! Play on the big screen, rack up points each week to secure your place at the top of the League, and be crowned Champion.

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.

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;
  • The event may be fully-registered. Please check back later to see if space has opened up.
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Repeats every 2 weeks every Wednesday until Wed Jun 24 2020 except Wed Mar 18 2020, Wed Apr 01 2020, Wed Apr 15 2020, Wed Apr 29 2020, Wed May 13 2020, Wed May 27 2020, Wed Jun 10 2020, Wed Jun 24 2020.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
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Family Day: Courtice Branch Modified Hours

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The Courtice Branch is open modified hours, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Be sure to drop by the Courtice Branch between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. for Winter WonderLearn!

Bowmanville, Newcastle, and Orono Branches are closed for Family Day.

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Monday, February 17, 2020 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Basic Health & Safety and WHMIS (Essential Skills Workshop)

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Courtice Branch, The Lab
Tuesday, January 7th 
10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone.
No charge.
Registrants must be 19+ years.

Ensure the safety of employers and employees with WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System). 

Participants must complete the full six-hour course and evaluation to achieve certification. Please note that this workshop is conducted online.

Presented in association with Durham College. All programming is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development.

More About Essential Skills Workshops
Put yourself on the road to success with professional and certification courses! Gain the skills you need to meet the needs and challenges of your future academic and career goals.
For more information, please contact Kymberly Kvasnak, Employment and Essential Skills Facilitator, Durham College, at 905-721-2000 x2504, or Kymberly.Kvasnak@durhamcollege.ca.

 

Registration

You may register 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 an alternate browser, such as Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox;
  • The event may be fully-registered. Please check back later to see if space has opened up.
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Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 10:30am to 3:30pm
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Employment Coaching (Session 2)

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Courtice Branch, A Suite
Monday, February 24th
2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Advanced registration is required for each 30 minute session; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone. 
No charge.

Get your employment-related questions answered in a personalized 30-minute session! 

Meet one-on-one with an Agilec employment coach and get individualized feedback on your resume and cover letter, brush up your interview skills, and learn about additional employment services and programs that can help you reach your employment goals.  

Please note that there is no legal or WSIB related advice offered at these sessions.

Presented in partnership with Agilec, funded by Employment Ontario.

 

Registration

You may register 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 an alternate browser, such as Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox;
  • The event may be fully-registered. Please check back later to see if space has opened up.
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Monday, February 24, 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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Employment Coaching (Session 1)

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Courtice Branch, A Suite
Monday, January 20th
2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Advanced registration is required for each 30 minute session; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone. 
No charge.

Get your employment-related questions answered in a personalized 30-minute session! 

Meet one-on-one with an Agilec employment coach and get individualized feedback on your resume and cover letter, brush up your interview skills, and learn about additional employment services and programs that can help you reach your employment goals.  

Please note that there is no legal or WSIB related advice offered at these sessions.

Presented in partnership with Agilec, funded by Employment Ontario.

 

Registration

You may register 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 an alternate browser, such as Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox;
  • The event may be fully-registered. Please check back later to see if space has opened up.
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Monday, January 20, 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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English Conversation Circle

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Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Thursdays, January 16th to March 26th (excluding March 19th due to March Break)
6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required. 
No charge.

Practice speaking English and learn more about the Clarington community and life in Canada! Join the English Conversation Circle and discover English as a Second Language resources, get connected to your community, and practice your English speaking skills!

Presented in partnership with the Community Development Council Durham.

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Repeats every week every Thursday until Fri Mar 13 2020 except Thu Feb 27 2020, Thu Mar 19 2020.
Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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Tech Assist

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Courtice Branch
Tuesdays, January 21st to March 24th  (excluding March 17th due to March Break) 
4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

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

Get personalized tech support! Meet one-on-one with a student volunteer for help with email, setting up smartphone features and apps, privacy settings, managing photos and videos, or navigating social media.

Student Volunteers Needed!
Earn your community service hours required for high school! Please note that a three-month time commitment is required for Tech Assist.

Visit our Student Volunteers page to access the Clarington Volunteers portal or for more information on how you can get involved.

 

Registration

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

Please note that the number of spaces available is dependent on the number of student volunteers.

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;
  • The event may be fully-registered. Please check back later to see if space has opened up.
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Repeats every week every Tuesday until Fri Mar 13 2020 except Tue Mar 17 2020.
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Board Game Night

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[Ages 13 to adult]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Monday, March 9th
6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

It’s game night at the Library! Critical Hit Gaming Lounge will be bringing new and classic tabletop games, and an expert to teach you how they’re played. Come with friends or make some new ones.

Presented in partnership with Critical Hit Gaming Lounge

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Monday, March 9, 2020 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
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Board Game Night

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[Ages 13 to adult]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Monday, February 10th
6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

It’s game night at the Library! Critical Hit Gaming Lounge will be bringing new and classic tabletop games, and an expert to teach you how they’re played. Come with friends or make some new ones.

Presented in partnership with Critical Hit Gaming Lounge

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Monday, February 10, 2020 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
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