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Courtice Branch
Mondays, October 21st to December 9th
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.

To sign up or for more information about ways you can volunteer, please visit our Student Volunteer page.

 

Registration

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

Select the date you are interested in using the "select a date" link 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.
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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WRAP – Wellness Recovery Action Plan (Session 2)

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Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Friday, December 6th
10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Advanced registration required through Durham Mental Health Services at 905-666-0483 or wrap@dmhs.ca.

The Wellness Recovery Action Plan®, or WRAP®, is a self-management tool grounded in the mental health concepts of hope, education, personal responsibility, self-advocacy, and support. This self-designed prevention and wellness process helps you address physical, mental health, and life issues, aiding you in getting well, staying well, and making your life the way you want it to be.

In this interactive workshop with Durham Mental Health Services, explore self-help tools including peer counselling, focusing exercises, relaxation, and stress reduction techniques. Also learn about available resources for keeping well and helping yourself feel better in difficult times.   

Presented in partnership with Durham Mental Health Services.

 

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Friday, December 6, 2019 - 10:30am to 5:00pm
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WRAP – Wellness Recovery Action Plan (Session 1)

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Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Friday, September 20th
10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Advanced registration required through Durham Mental Health Services at 905-666-0483 or wrap@dmhs.ca.

The Wellness Recovery Action Plan®, or WRAP®, is a self-management tool grounded in the mental health concepts of hope, education, personal responsibility, self-advocacy, and support. This self-designed prevention and wellness process helps you address physical, mental health, and life issues, aiding you in getting well, staying well, and making your life the way you want it to be.

In this interactive workshop with Durham Mental Health Services, explore self-help tools including peer counselling, focusing exercises, relaxation, and stress reduction techniques. Also learn about available resources for keeping well and helping yourself feel better in difficult times.   

Presented in partnership with Durham Mental Health Services.

 

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Friday, September 20, 2019 - 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Interviews 101 (Enhancing Employment Outcomes)

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Courtice Branch, A Suite
Monday, November 18th
2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Great – you’ve got an interview, but now what? Go from being anxious and terrified to prepared and ready. Learn how to prepare for common interview questions, brush up on communication skills, and even take part in mock interviews.

Presented in partnership with Agilec, funded by Employment Ontario.

Be sure to check out other Enhancing Employment Outcomes workshops:

 

More about Enhancing Employment Outcomes
Meet one-on-one with an Employment Coach and get free 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 with your employment goals.

 

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Monday, November 18, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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Cover Letters 101 (Enhancing Employment Outcomes)

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Courtice Branch, A Suite
Monday, October 21st
2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

It’s often not enough to send only a resume. Make your skills, experience, and education stand out with a well-written cover letter!

Presented in partnership with Agilec, funded by Employment Ontario.

Be sure to check out other Enhancing Employment Outcomes workshops:

 

More about Enhancing Employment Outcomes
Meet one-on-one with an Employment Coach and get free 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 with your employment goals.

 

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Monday, October 21, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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Resumes 101 (Enhancing Employment Outcomes)

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Courtice Branch, A Suite
Monday, September 16th
2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Get your resume noticed! Learn what employers look for in a resume, the keywords to include, and other tips and tricks to help get you that job!

Presented in partnership with Agilec, funded by Employment Ontario.

Be sure to check out other Enhancing Employment Outcomes workshops:

 

More about Enhancing Employment Outcomes
Meet one-on-one with an Employment Coach and get free 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 with your employment goals.

 

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Monday, September 16, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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English Conversation Circle

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Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Thursdays, September 5th to December 12th  
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 Thu Dec 12 2019.
Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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TAP-in!

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[Ages 13 to 17]

Courtice Branch
Tuesday, September 24th
3:00 to 4:00 p.m.

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

The Library wants to expand our youth services! If you are between the ages of 13 and 17, we want your feedback and input on teen spaces, programs, and collections!

TAP into the Teen Advocacy Panel! Hang out with other teens from Clarington, have your say in what happens at the Library, and earn your community service hours. (And psst, we heard a rumour that snacks will be provided!)

 

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 the Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browsers.)

 

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
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DIY Holiday Cards (Session 2)

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Courtice Branch, The Studio
Saturday, November 23rd
10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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

Send out personalized holiday cards to family and friends this year, with help from our staff and The Studio in the Courtice Branch! Book an appointment on Friday or Saturday, then come dressed in your holiday best. We’ll take it from there!

Already have the skills to make an awesome card, but need the equipment or software? Book time in The Studio whenever works for you – we have a camera, backdrops, and variety of photo editing software for you to use!

If you can't make this date, be sure to check out the other session on Friday, November 22nd!

 

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 the Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browsers.)

 

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Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 10:30am to 2:00pm
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DIY Holiday Cards (Session 1)

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Courtice Branch, The Studio
Friday, November 22nd
10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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

Send out personalized holiday cards to family and friends this year, with help from our staff and The Studio in the Courtice Branch! Book an appointment on Friday or Saturday, then come dressed in your holiday best. We’ll take it from there!

Already have the skills to make an awesome card, but need the equipment or software? Book time in The Studio whenever works for you – we have a camera, backdrops, and variety of photo editing software for you to use!

If you can't make this date, be sure to check out the other session on Saturday, November 23rd!

 

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 the Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browsers.)

 

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Friday, November 22, 2019 - 10:30am to 5:00pm
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