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English Conversation Circle

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Courtice Branch, The Great Room [new location!]
Thursdays, April 4th to June 27th  
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 Jun 27 2019.
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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STEM Bootcamp (P.A. Day Adventures!)

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[Ages 9 to 13]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Friday, June 7th
12:00 to 2:00 p.m.

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

Join Ontario Tech University for a special PA Day edition of their popular STEM Champions program! Discover how science, technology, engineering, and math are used in everyday life through hands-on activities.

Presented in partnership with Ontario Tech University Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science and Ontario Tech University Engineering Outreach Office.

 

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, June 7, 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Video Game Tourney (P.A. Day Adventures!)

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[Ages 8 to 13]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Friday, April 5th
1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

What could make soccer better? Add rocket-powered cars! Welcome to Rocket League! Participate as an individual or bring a team. There will be divisions for novices and more experienced players. 

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

 

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Friday, April 5, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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STEM Champions! (Session 2)

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[Ages 9 to 13]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Saturday, May 25th   
2:00 to 3:30 p.m.

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

Join Ontario Tech University Engineering Outreach for interactive workshops about the engineering design process. Learn about concepts such as coding, electricity, robotics, and so much more! Discover the applications of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) in everyday life through hands-on activities. 

Presented in partnership with Ontario Tech University Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science and the Ontario Tech University Engineering Outreach Office.

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 youth(s) 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, May 25, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
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STEM Champions! (Session 1)

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[Ages 9 to 13]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Saturday, April 27th  
2:00 to 3:30 p.m.

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

Join the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) Engineering Outreach for interactive workshops about the engineering design process. Learn about concepts such as coding, electricity, robotics, and so much more! Discover the applications of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) in everyday life through hands-on activities. 

Presented in partnership with the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science and the UOIT Engineering Outreach Office.

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 youth(s) 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, April 27, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
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Babysitting Course (Session 2)

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[Ages 11 to 15]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Saturday, May 11th, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; and
Sunday, May 12th, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Please note the different times on each day. 

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.

Note: Bring a teddy bear to practice on!

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

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.

(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 day until Sun May 12 2019.
Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 11:30am to 4:30pm
Sunday, May 12, 2019 - 11:30am to 4:30pm
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Baby Massage Class (Session 3)

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[Caregivers with children 12 months and under]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Thursdays, May 23rd to June 20th  
3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required for five-class workshop series; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone.

No charge.

Treat your baby to a relaxing massage! This five-week interactive workshop promotes infant development and bonding. Learn relaxing massage strokes for your baby that increase circulation and relax their growing muscles. All you need to bring is yourself and your baby! 

Presented in Partnership with EarlyON Child and Family Centres Bowmanville.

 

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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Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Jun 20 2019.
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
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Baby Massage Class (Session 2)

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[Caregivers with children 12 months and under]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Thursdays, April 11th to May 9th  
3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

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

Treat your baby to a relaxing massage! This five-week interactive workshop promotes infant development and bonding. Learn relaxing massage strokes for your baby that increase circulation and relax their growing muscles. All you need to bring is yourself and your baby! 

Presented in Partnership with EarlyON Child and Family Centres Bowmanville.

 

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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Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu May 09 2019.
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
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Financial Literacy (Essential Skills Workshops)

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Courtice Branch, The Great Room,
Tuesdays, May 7th to June 11th
1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

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

Learn the essential skills you need to manage your finances! Topics include budgeting, banking basics and accounts, how to be a savvy consumer, filing tax returns, and learning about the valuable federal and provincial benefits you may be eligible for in this six-class workshop series.

Presented in association with Durham College. All programming is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.
 

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 demands and challenges of your future academic and career goals.

For more information, please contact Kymberly Crawford, Durham College Lead Learning Facilitator, at 905-721-2000 x2504, or Kymberly.Crawford@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 the Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browsers.)

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Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Jun 11 2019.
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Basic Health & Safety and WHMIS (Essential Skills Workshop)

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Courtice Branch, The Lab
Friday, May 24th
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.

Presented in association with Durham College. All programming is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.

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 demands and challenges of your future academic and career goals.

For more information, please contact Kymberly Crawford, Durham College Lead Learning Facilitator, at 905-721-2000 x2504, or Kymberly.Crawford@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 the Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browsers.)

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Friday, May 24, 2019 - 10:30am to 3:30pm
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