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What’s Your Ancestry?

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Courtice Branch, The Lab
Monday, June 24th   
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

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No charge.

Research your ancestors and family tree with Ancestry Library Edition, a powerful research and genealogy tool. 

This interactive workshop will teach you how to start using this resource for locating and downloading original historic documents, including census records; voter lists; birth, marriage, and death records; military records; passenger manifests; and much more. 

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Monday, June 24, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
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Interviews 101 (Enhancing Employment Outcomes)

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Courtice Branch, A Suite
Monday, June 17th
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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Great, you’ve got an interview, but now what? Go from 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. Funding provided by Employment Ontario.
 

Be sure to check out our other Enhancing Employment Outcomes workshops!

 

More About Enhancing Employment Outcomes
Meet one-on-one with an Employment Coach and get individualized advice and feedback in these employment workshops! Each workshop will also feature additional employment services and programs that can help you achieve your career goals. 

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Monday, June 17, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
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Cover Letters 101 (Enhancing Employment Outcomes)

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Courtice Branch, A Suite
Monday, May 13th
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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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. Funding provided by Employment Ontario.
 

Be sure to check out our other Enhancing Employment Outcomes workshops!

 

More About Enhancing Employment Outcomes
Meet one-on-one with an Employment Coach and get individualized advice and feedback in these employment workshops! Each workshop will also feature additional employment services and programs that can help you achieve your career goals. 

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Monday, May 13, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
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Resumes 101 (Enhancing Employment Outcomes)

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Courtice Branch, A Suite
Monday, April 15th  
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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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 interview! 

Presented in partnership with Agilec. Funding provided by Employment Ontario.
 

Be sure to check out our other Enhancing Employment Outcomes workshops!

 

More About Enhancing Employment Outcomes
Meet one-on-one with an Employment Coach and get individualized advice and feedback in these employment workshops! Each workshop will also feature additional employment services and programs that can help you achieve your career goals. 

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Monday, April 15, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
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Girls Who Code Club

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[Ages 13 to 18]

Courtice Branch, The Lab
Tuesdays, April 9th to June 11th
4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

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 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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Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Jun 11 2019.
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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LEGO Robotics Challenge

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[Ages 12 and up]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Wednesdays, April 3rd to June 19th  
4:00 to 5:30 p.m. 

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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 our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/ClaringtonPL!

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Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Jun 19 2019.
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
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Mother Goose Stories & Songs

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[Caregivers with children 12 months and under]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room 
Wednesdays, May 1st to June 19th
1:30 to 3:00 p.m.

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

Learn new songs and silly rhymes to help engage your baby and help develop their early literacy skills like talking, singing, and reading! 

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 Wednesday until Wed Jun 19 2019.
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
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Social Media Basics (Computer Basics) - CANCELLED

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Please note that this program has been cancelled.
 

Courtice Branch, The Lab
Monday, June 17th
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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

Discover what a tweet is, why everyone “likes” @ClaringtonLib, and how to Instagram your photos! Learn about the different social media platforms and sign up for your favourite ones.

Brush up on more Computer Basic skills with the following workshops:  

 

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Monday, June 17, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
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Computer and Internet Basics (Computer Basics)

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Courtice Branch, The Lab
Monday, May 6th
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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

Learn the basics of mouse and keyboarding skills, and get started using the computer and surfing the Internet.​

Brush up on more Computer Basic skills with the following workshops:  

 

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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Monday, May 6, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
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How Do I…?

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Courtice Branch, The Lab
Monday, April 8th
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

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Learn a new language, fix your car, or find a news story from the past! There’s an entire eLibrary just a tap away, and we can help you navigate it! Discover all the new eResources your Library offers.

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Monday, April 8, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
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