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Underwater Magic

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[Ages 3 to 5]

Courtice Branch
Tuesday, March 12th
10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

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

Dive under the sea and discover what magic is beneath the waves! We’ll explore sea creatures mythical and real with stories, songs, and activities!

Be sure to browse through the full March Break program calendar!

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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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 18, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
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What’s Your Ancestry? (Session 2)

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Courtice Branch, The Lab
Monday, March 18th
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 
Drop in; no registration required.
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. 

This program is also offered on Monday, March 4th.

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Monday, March 18, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
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What’s Your Ancestry? (Session 1)

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Courtice Branch, The Lab
Monday, March 4th   
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 
Drop in; no registration required.
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. 

This program is offered again on Monday, March 18th.

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Monday, March 4, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
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WRAP – Wellness Recovery Action Plan

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Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Friday, February 15th 
10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Advanced registration required through Durham Mental Health Services at 905-444-3228 or wrap@dmhs.ca
No charge.

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, February 15, 2019 - 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Your Library On The Go! (Session 2)

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Courtice Branch, The Lab
Monday, February 4th 
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

You can access your Library from anywhere with our digital collection and resources! 
Learn how to check out downloadable eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines, and discover how you can manage your account with the Library app. There’s an entire virtual branch just a tap away!

Bring your own device for the full experience, especially those you received as a holiday gift!

This workshop will be offered again on January 21st.

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Monday, February 4, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
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Your Library On The Go! (Session 1)

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Courtice Branch, The Lab
Monday, January 21st
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

You can access your Library from anywhere with our digital collection and resources! 
Learn how to check out downloadable eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines, and discover how you can manage your account with the Library app. There’s an entire virtual branch just a tap away!

Bring your own device for the full experience, especially those you received as a holiday gift!

This workshop will be offered again on February 4th.

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Monday, January 21, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
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Cover Letters 101 (Enhancing Employment Outcomes)

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Courtice Branch, A Suite
Monday, February 25th
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! 

Be sure to check out the other Enhancing Employment Outcomes workshops:
Interviews 101, on March 18th; and
Resumes 101, on January 21st!

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

More About Essential Skills Workshops
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, February 25, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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Interviews 101 (Enhancing Employment Outcomes)

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Courtice Branch, A Suite
Monday, March 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 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.

Be sure to check out the other Enhancing Employment Outcomes workshops:
Cover Letters 101, on February 25th; and
Resumes 101, on January 21st!

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

More About Essential Skills Workshops
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, March 18, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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Resumes 101 (Enhancing Employment Outcomes)

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Courtice Branch, A Suite
Monday, January 21st
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 interview! 

Be sure to check out the other Enhancing Employment Outcomes workshops:
Cover Letters 101, on February 25th; and

Interviews 101, on March 18th!

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

More About Essential Skills Workshops
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, January 21, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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