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Winter Wonderland

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[Families]

Courtice Branch 
Tuesday, December 10th 
10:30 to 11:15 a.m.

Drop in; no registration required. 
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! 

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:15am
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Holiday Bookworms

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[Ages 18 months and under]

Courtice Branch 
Thursdays, December 12th and 19th 
10:30 to 11:00 a.m.

Drop in; no registration required. 
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! 

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Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Dec 19 2019.
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:00am
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Holiday Pajama Party!

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[All ages]

Courtice Branch
Wednesday, December 11th 
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required. 
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! 

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Dear Santa

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[All ages]

Courtice Branch 
Monday, December 16th 
4:00 to 5:00 p.m. 

Drop in; no registration required. 
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! 

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Monday, December 16, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Courtice Literacy Ship Launch

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Join Clarington Public Library for the grand launch of the Courtice Literacy Ship!

The Ship is an architectural furniture piece designed to attract families to the Branch’s children’s area. It features interactive play stations that help build children’s early literacy skills.

The Library will be celebrating the launch of the Literacy Ship at a special event and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, October 23 at the Courtice Branch (2950 Courtice Rd.). The event starts at 4:00 p.m., with an official ceremony at 4:30 p.m.

The Literacy Ship would not have been possible without the generous support of numerous sponsors, including Ontario Power Generation (OPG), LiUNA Local 183, and Veridian Connections/Elexicon Energy.

For more information, please see our recent press release.

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Babysitting Course (Session 3)

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[Ages 11 to 15]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Friday, November 22nd
10:30 a.m. to 5:30 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.)

 

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Friday, November 22, 2019 - 10:30am to 5:30pm
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Girls Who Code Club

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[Ages 13 to 18]

Courtice Branch, The Lab
Mondays, September 30th to December 9th

Note: there will be no program on Monday, Octobe 14th due to Thanksgiving.
4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Please note this program has been rescheduled from Tuesdays, October 1st to December 3rd.

Advanced registration required for ten-class workshop series; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone.
No charge.

Get the skills and confidence you need for a career with technology! This free 10-week after-school program is designed for girls with a wide range of computer science skills. In the Club, girls engage in fun and simple online coding tutorials, build community through interactive activities, learn about inspiring role models in tech, and work together to design solutions to real-world problems facing their communities.

Presented in partnership with Girls Who Code, a non-profit organization dedicated to closing the gender gap in technology by teaching computer science, bravery, and sisterhood.  

The Girls Who Code curricula are particularly designed and intended to serve those who identify as female, regardless of gender assignment at birth or legal recognition, between the ages of 13 and 18. For more information on Girls Who Code eligibility, please see their website.

Please note that an email address is required, so course materials and further information may be emailed to participants prior to the start 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 the Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browsers.)

 

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Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Dec 09 2019 except Mon Oct 14 2019.
Monday, September 30, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday, October 7, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday, October 21, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday, October 28, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday, November 4, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday, November 11, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday, November 18, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday, November 25, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday, December 2, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday, December 9, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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c_wonder Workshop

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[Ages 7 to 13]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Saturday, December 7th
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 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.

Visit the Engineering Outreach page for more great STEM-based programs at https://engineering.uoit.ca/outreach!   

Presented in partnership with Ontario Tech University (formerly University of Ontario Institute of Technology) Engineering Outreach.

Be sure to sign up for other c_wonder Workshops!

 

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 the Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browsers.)

 

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Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
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c_wonder Workshop

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[Ages 7 to 13]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Saturday, November 23rd
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 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.

Visit the Engineering Outreach page for more great STEM-based programs at https://engineering.uoit.ca/outreach!   

Presented in partnership with Ontario Tech University (formerly University of Ontario Institute of Technology) Engineering Outreach.

Be sure to sign up for other c_wonder Workshops!

 

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 the Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browsers.)

 

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Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
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c_wonder Workshop

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[Ages 7 to 13]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Saturday, September 28th
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 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.

Visit the Engineering Outreach page for more great STEM-based programs at https://engineering.uoit.ca/outreach!   

Presented in partnership with Ontario Tech University (formerly University of Ontario Institute of Technology) Engineering Outreach.

Be sure to sign up for other c_wonder Workshops!

 

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 the Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browsers.)

 

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Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
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