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ClaringtonPublicLibraryLeisureCommunityExperienceDiversityEntertainmentFamilyTimeOpportunitiesExperienceCommunitySeptembertoDecember2013LibraryGuide 2REGISTEROnlinewww.clarington-library.on.cacalendarTelephone905-623-7322x2712InpersonanybranchLibraryNewsYourClaringtonPublicLibraryBoardGailRickardChairJudyHagermanVice-ChairTraceyAliValerieAstonFormoreinformationaboutourBoardandhowtocontactthempleasevisitwww.clarington-library.on.calibraryboard.FredBrumwellBrendaCarriganLocalCouncillorRonHooperRegionalCouncillorMaryNovakJacobVanderScheeNewWebsiteComingSoonBethersttoseeCPLsnewwebsiteThedynamicdesignwillbemobile-friendlyandwillprovideeasyaccesstotheservicesthatyouwantmost.FreeeMagazinesDownloadhotneweMagazinesfromyourLibraryAccessacollectionofover60populartitlesincludingMacleansTheEconomistHelloCanadaUSWeeklyandCanadianLiving.Issuesmaybeenjoyedonyourcomputertabletorsmartphoneyoumayviewonlineordownloadtoenjoylater.VisitoureCollectionpageatwww.clarington-library.on.caeCollection.OnlineRegistrationOnlineregistrationisnowavailableforallprogramsYoucancreateeditandcancelyourownregistrations247receiveemailconrmationsandremindersandreceivenoticationsofanyimportanteventchanges.ThisfallyoucannowalsopayprogramfeesonlineToregistervisitwww.clarington-library.on.cacalendarorcall905-623-7322x2712.NewStorytimeKitsTakeastorytimeexperiencehomeSixthemedStorytimeKitscontaineverythingtodeliveraninteractivestorytimewhereveryouareEachkitincludespicturebooksmusicalinstrumentspuppetsamusicCDandanactivity.AllkitsarekeptattheBowmanvilleBranchbutmaybesenttoyourhomebranchviaholds.Allkitshavealoanperiodofoneweek.TheStorytimeKitthemesareCastlesandDragonsCatsandDogsDinosaursFarmsOceansandZoos.FoodforFinesAllBranchesSundayDecember1sttoSundayDecember15thHelpafamilyandyourClaringtoncommunitythisholidaywhilereducingyournesFromDecember1stto15thyourLibrarywillcredit1oftheamountowedinnesuptoamaximumof5foreverynon-perishablefooditemdonatedatanyLibrarybranch.Allfoodcollectedwillgotolocalfoodbanks. 3REGISTEROnlinewww.clarington-library.on.cacalendarTelephone905-623-7322x2712InpersonanybranchLibraryNewsLibExExperienceCommunityClaringtonPublicLibraryLibraryNews2-3LibrariesConnect4AdultServices5-8iPadsTech5FiresideBookClub8TeenServices9ChildrensServices9-11EveryChildReadytoRead11ExperienceCommunityatCPL12InsideThisIssue46810ExperienceCPLClaringtonPublicLibraryisproudtolaunchitsnewlookandlogoExperienceCommunityTheLibraryisawelcomingplacewherepeopleinformationandideascometogether.OurcommunityisattheforefrontofeverythingwedoandwewantedtoshowthatinournewlogoExperienceCommunity.EverytimeyouwalkthroughthedoorsvisitusonlineattendaprogramborrowmaterialsitdowntorelaxatabranchorsayhellotousataspecialeventwewantyoutoExperienceCommunitywithus.ExperiencesareattheheartofyourLibraryandourcommunity.AtyourLibrarywehopeyouExperienceLeisurepickupyournextgreatreaddownloadthelatestissueofyourfavouritemagazineandrelaxbyoneofourresides.ExperienceOpportunitiesdevelopliteracyskillsaccessinformationandtechnologydevelopnewinterestsandtakeadvantageofourresources.ExperienceFamilyTimeattendprogramstogetherenjoyourcommunitylivingroomsandexploresomethingforallages.ExperienceEntertainmenthavefunattendingspecialeventswatchingmoviesandengagingwithtechnology.ExperienceDiversitydiscoverthediversityofprogramsservicescollectionsandyourneighbours.TheLibraryExperienceExhibitionBowmanvilleBranchSaturdayOctober26th1000a.m.to200p.m.Lightrefreshmentswillbeprovided.Dropinnocharge.ExperienceyourLibraryatLibExtheLibraryExperienceExhibitionExplorenewexcitingservicesbyparticipatinginhands-ondemonstrationsaskingquestionsandenjoyinglightrefreshmentsCheckouttheself-servekiosksthenewLibrarywebsiteonlineregistrationeMagazinesiPadprogramsandgenealogyresourcesallwhileyouExperienceCommunity.BesuretovisittheCaptureyourExperiencephotoboothandshareyourexperienceFormorewaystocelebrateyourLibraryduringCanadianLibraryMonthandOntarioPublicLibraryWeekturntopage4 4REGISTEROnlinewww.clarington-library.on.cacalendarTelephone905-623-7322x2712InpersonanybranchLibrariesConnectTerryFallisAdultWednesdayOctober9th700to800p.m.CanadianLibraryMonthOntarioPublicLibraryWeekJointhenationalandprovincialcelebrationsofCanadianLibraryMonththisOctoberandOntarioPublicLibraryWeekOctober20thto26th.ThisyearwecelebratehowLibrariesConnectCanadianLibraryMonthcelebratesalltypesoflibrariesandinformationserviceprovidersacrossthecountry.OntarioPublicLibraryWeekrecognizesthevaluablecontributionspubliclibrariesmakeascornerstonesintheircommunities.ExperienceLiteraryVIPsNewcastleBranchGeorgeandKathleenViceCommunityRoomAdvanceregistrationrequiredspaceislimited.Registeronlineinpersonorbyphone.Nocharge.KevinSylvesterAges9to11ThursdayOctober24th130to230p.m.EricWaltersAges11to13adultTuesdayOctober1stForages11to13130to230p.m.Foradults700to800p.m.KevinSylvesterisanawardwinningchildrensauthorandillustratorbestknownforthepopularNeilFlambCapersseries.Therstbookintheserieswasvotedthe2011SilverBirchAwardwinnerforctionandhisillustrationsinCathyRondinasDontTouchThatToadwonthe2012SilverBirchaward.KevinisoriginallyfromwesternNewYorkandisabigSabresandBillsfanComeseeKevinwhilehetalksaboutbooksillustrationsandmaybeevensportsTerryFallisisbestknownforhissatiricalnovelsofCanadianpolitics.HisTheBestLaidPlanswascrownedthewinnerofCBCCanadaReads.Thebookalsostarsahome-builthovercraftThesequelTheHighRoadbecameanalistfortheStephenLeacockMedalforHumour.TerrysthirdnovelUpandDowndebutedonthebest-sellerslist.ComeseeTerrywhilehetalksaboutbooksandhovercraftsatthisfunandexcitingauthorvisitEricWaltersisanaward-winningauthorofoverseventybooksincludingpicturebooksjuniorchapterandYAction.Ericsnovelshavewonmorethan100awardsHeistheonlythree-timewinnerofboththeOntarioLibraryAssociationSilverBirchandRedMapleAwardsinwhichover250000studentsparticipateandvoteforthewinners.ErichasbecomeoneofCanadasbestsellingchildrensandyoungadultauthors.EricspendsmostofhistimewithhiswifekidsandtwodogsnamedLolaandWinniethePoodle125YearsinOronoThisyearmarksthe125thanniversaryoflibraryserviceinOronoOronoslibraryhadhumblebeginningsin1888asaMechanicsInstituteprovidingreadingmaterialforthecommunity.Locatedinastoretherewere50membersandonly34books.By1909thecollectionhadgrownto1500books.Thelibrarywashousedinnumerouslocationsovertheyearsincludingaprintshopadrugstoreandaroomovertherehall.In1966thelibraryoperatedasatownshiplibraryunderthePublicLibraryActandwaslocatedintheClarkeTownshipHall.In1970thelibrarymovedtoitscurrenthomeatChurchandCentreStreetthankstoagenerousbequestbyaformerOronoresidentLenaRenwick.Wehaveseenmanychangesinlibraryserviceover125yearsandwelookforwardtocontinuingtogrowwithourcommunitySourceOutoftheMistsAHistoryofClarkeTownshipbyHelenSchmidandSidRutherford. 5REGISTEROnlinewww.clarington-library.on.cacalendarTelephone905-623-7322x2712InpersonanybranchAdultServicesTechnologyPettingZooAdultBowmanvilleBranchMezzanineRoomWednesdayDecember4th700to830p.m.Advancedregistrationisrequiredspaceislimited.RegisteronlineinpersonorbyphoneNocharge.PresentedinpartnershipwithStaplesBowmanville.iPad101AdultBowmanvilleBranchMezzanineRoomSession1WednesdaysOctober2ndto23rd700to800p.m.orSession2WednesdaysNovember6thto27th200to300p.m.Advancedregistrationisrequiredforeachsession.Registeronlineinpersonorbyphone.UsersmaybringtheirowniPadsoruseLibraryiPads.Nocharge.Week1GettingStartedLearnthebasicsoftheiPadfunctionalityincludinghowtoopenandswitchbetweenapplicationsappsorganizeappsusingfoldersquitappsadjustthevolumeusemultitaskinggestureslockscreenorientationusetheon-screenkeyboardtoentertextdictatetextinsteadoftypingadjustscreenbrightnessandchangethewallpaper.Week2iPadOnlineSurfingLearnthefundamentalsoftakingtheiPadonlineTopicswillincludehowtobrowsetheinternetusingSafaribookmarkfavouritewebsitessaveawebsitetothehomescreenandusethebuiltinemailapp.TheclasswillalsocoverhowtocustomizethenewmailsoundattachphotosandvideostoanemailandcommunicatewithfriendsusingtheiMessageapp.Week3GettoknowtheiPadsCameraLearnhowtogetthemostoutoftheiPadsbuiltincameraTopicscoveredwillincludehowtocapturephotosandvideosenhanceandsharephotosandvideosandcommunicatewithfriendsusingtheFaceTimeapp.Week4TurntheiPadintoaneReaderLearnhowtousetheiPadasaneReaderTopicswillincludehowtoaccesseBooksaudiobookseMagazines.YouwilllearnhowtochangethefontsizeofaneBookandlookupawordinthedictionary.Thisclasswillreviewmaterialcoveredinpreviousclassesandwillallowtimeforquestions.LookingtogivethegiftoftechnologythisholidayseasonWanttoknowthedifferencesbetweenaneReaderandatabletLetushelpSeeandcomparedeviceswhiletalkingtoCPLandStaplesstaff.TopicswillincludeTabletoreReaderWhatarethebenetsofbignamebrandsWhatisneededtomakethemostofmydeviceWhatdoIneedtoaccesslibraryeBooksandmagazinesiPadsTech 6REGISTEROnlinewww.clarington-library.on.cacalendarTelephone905-623-7322x2712InpersonanybranchAdultServicesWhoDoYouThinkYouAreAdultBowmanvilleBranchMezzanineRoom700to900p.m.Registrationisrequiredforeachprogramspaceislimited.Registeronlineinpersonorbyphone.Cost17perpersonperprogram.GetreadytocreateyourfamilytreelearnmoreaboutyourancestorsanddiscoverwhoyoureallyarewiththehelpofyourLibraryandtheOntarioGenealogicalSocietyCaregiversandsupportstaffforpeoplewithdisabilitiesareadmittedfreeofcharge.PresentedinpartnershipwiththeDurhamRegionBranchoftheOntarioGenealogicalSociety.BaseCampforFamilyHistoryMondayNovember11thLearntoorganizeyourideascommunicatewithotherresearchersanddiscoverwheretondfamilyhistories.Topicswillincludemilitaryrecordsonlinehistoriesfamilysearch.orgqueriesandmessageboardssearchenginesandgenealogysoftware.BirthMarriageDeathRecordsMondayNovember18thLearnhowtotakeyourresearchfurtherbyusingeffectivesearchingtechniqueslikehowtoaccessonlineandprintbirthmarriageanddeathcerticatestoaidinyourgenealogicalresearch.CometoyourCensusMondayNovember25thLearnhowcensusrecordsaddvaluetoyourgenealogicalresearch.Wewillcoverhowtoaccessthemonlineandinprint.KnittingFundamentalsAdultBowmanvilleBranchMezzanineRoomTuesdaysSeptember17thtoNovember5th700to830p.m.Advancedregistrationrequiredspaceislimited.Registeronlineinpersonorbyphone.Cost49foreight-classsession.CallingallknitterswhowanttoimprovetheirskillsorbuddingcrafterswhowanttostartLearnhowtoknitordiscoverastitchinghintortwo.Enjoybeginnertointermediateknittinglessonsandstitchwithagroupofsupportivepeers.Pleasebringyourcurrentprojectoraballofdishclothyarn2oz.cottonand5mmneedlestotherstsession.Caregiversandsupportstaffforpeoplewithdisabilitiesareadmittedfreeofcharge.PresentedinpartnershipwithGwenBevanSoperCreekYarnBowmanville. 7REGISTEROnlinewww.clarington-library.on.cacalendarTelephone905-623-7322x2712InpersonanybranchAdultServicesEnglishConversationCircleAdultBowmanvilleBranchMezzanineLevelThursdays630to800p.m.orNewcastleBranchChildrensAreaWednesdays530to700p.m.Dropinnoregistrationrequired.Nocharge.WouldyouliketopracticeEnglishDoyouhavequestionsaboutlifeinCanadaDoyouwanttolearnmoreabouttheClaringtoncommunityJoinourEnglishConversationCirclePresentedinpartnershipwithCommunityConnectionsCommunityDevelopmentCouncilDurham.GettingDowntoBusinessAdultBowmanvilleBranchMezzanineRoom630to830p.m.Advancedregistrationisrequiredforeachprogramspaceislimited.Registeronlineatwww.bacd.caeventcalendar.Nocharge.PresentedinpartnershipwithBusinessAdvisoryCentreDurham.IntroductiontoGoogleAnalyticsWednesdaySeptember18thJoinusandRobertRocktodiscoverthepowerofGoogleAnalytics.GoogleAnalyticsallowsyoutomeasureadvertisingreturnoninvestmentROIFlashvideosocialnetworkingsitesandapplicationsforyourwebsite.YouwilllearnwhatarethekeywordsthataredrivingtrafctothesitewhatreferringtrafcisandfromwhichsiteswhereareyourvisitorscomingfromhowmanymobilevisitorsandhowtosetupgoalsinGoogleAnalyticsandtrackspecicleadgenerationactivity.RobertRockisanestablishedDurhamRegionsocialmediaprofessional.HehelpsbusinessesunderstandandimplementsocialmediaplatformsandassistsindevelopingstrategiestoreachtheirtargetaudienceandmaximizetheirROI.WebsitesWhyYouNeedOneforYourBusinessWednesdaySeptember25thDoyouwanttolearnmoreabouttheinternetandhowwebsitesworkDoyouhaveawebsitebutwantabetterbangforyourbuckJoinusandlearnthebasicsofmanagingyourownwebsiteandhowtomakesomemoneytooThisprogramcoversincreasingyourunderstandingoftheInternethiringtherightpersonforyourwebsitewhatyoullneedtomanageyourwebsiteandcostforthesethingswhatismobileandwhyyoushouldcaremethodstoattractnewcustomersandlookinggoodonline.PresentedinpartnershipwithDigitalInkTechnologies.HowtoStartaSmallBusinessWednesdaySeptember11thDoyouhaveanideaforasmallbusinessAreyouintherststagesofplanningyourbusinessJoinusandtheBusinessAdvisoryCentreDurhamBACDinthisprogramtodiscussbusinessregistrationmarketresearchdesigningamarketingstrategyandcompletingyourbusinessplan.YouwillleavewithachecklisttohelpyouonyourwayAskquestionsandndanswerstohelpyourstart-upbesuccessful. 8REGISTEROnlinewww.clarington-library.on.cacalendarTelephone905-623-7322x2712InpersonanybranchAdultServicesGuestvisitfromlocalauthorFiresideBookClubAdultBowmanvilleBranch2ndFloorFiresideLounge700to830p.m.Dropinnoregistrationrequired.Nocharge.AreyoulookingforagoodbookdiscussiongroupInterestedinmeetingotherswhoshareyourloveofreadingDropbytheFiresideBookClubfordeliciousrefreshmentsandgreatbookconversations.Visitourwebsiteatwww.clarington-library.on.catoreservecopiesofthesetitlestodayConspiracyofBrothersbyMickLoweThursdaySeptember19thWildFromLosttoFoundonthePacificCrestTrailbyCherylStrayedThursdayOctober17thLivingUndergroundbyRuthE.WalkerThursdayNovember21stAmurderofalocalmotorcyclegangmembertookplaceinatownbar.Membersoftherivalbikeclubwereimplicatedinthekilling.Questionsgounansweredastowhytheactualmurdererwasnotconvicted.ConspiracyofBrothersinvestigatesaconspiracyandinjusticeinthismysterythriller.AuthorCherylStrayeddescribesherincrediblejourneyofendurancewhilehikingthePacicCrestTrail.HavingnopriorexperienceasaseasonedhikerStrayedsetsoutonherperilousjourneyandconfrontssnakesbearsextremeweatherconditionsandisolation.AfterrecentlyexperiencingpersonaltragedyinherlifeStrayedeventuallyovercomestheoddshikingthetrailandndspeaceofmindbutnotbeforefacingthemanypersonalchallenges.PleasejoinusattheFiresideBookClubthismonthaswewelcomelocalauthorRuthE.WalkerInadditiontowritingctionRuthWalkerisalsoapoetplaywrighteditorandcreativewritingworkshopfacilitatorwhosebeenpublishedinCanadatheU.S.andtheU.K.Heraward-winningwritinghasappearedinanumberofliterarypublicationsanthologiesandperiodicals.RuthsnovelLivingUndergrounddepictsthecharacterofSheilaMartinwhoseharshchildhoodbecomesforeveralteredwhenSigmundMaierthefamilysmysteriousGermantenantintroducesSheilatotheneartsoperaandmusic.MaierreappearsyearslaterandSheilaslifeisdisruptedwiththerequestofhelpingMaierwithanimmigrationproblem.WillSheiladiscoverthetruthofwhyMaierdisappearedsomanyyearsago 9REGISTEROnlinewww.clarington-library.on.cacalendarTelephone905-623-7322x2712InpersonanybranchTeenChildrensServicesBabysittingCourseAges11to15BowmanvilleBranchMezzanineRoomFridaySeptember27th1030a.m.to530p.m.orBowmanvilleBranchMezzanineRoomFridayOctober11th1030a.m.to530p.m.orNewcastleBranchGeorgeandKathleenViceCommunityRoomSaturdayNovember23rdandSundayNovember24th1230to430p.m.Advanceregistrationrequiredspaceislimited.Registeronlineinpersonorbyphone.Cost49.Thiscourseteachesyouthefundamentalskillsneededtostartyourownbabysittingservice.ARedCrosscertiedinstructorfromReactRightSafetyServicesteachestheclassandprovideseachregisteredchildwithaparticipantmanual.TopicsincludeHowtogiveappropriatecareforinfantstoddlersandschool-agedchildrenDealingwithbasicFirstAidemergenciesHowtorecognizepotentialhazardsWhatparentsexpectofababysitterHowtosafelyndcustomersandRuralbabysitting.BringateddybeartopracticeonPresentedinpartnershipwithReactRightSafetyServices.CPRBasicsforBabiesandChildrenFamiliesNewcastleBranchGeorgeandKathleenViceCommunityRoomMondaySeptember9th130to330p.m.orBowmanvilleBranchMezzanineRoomMondayNovember18th130to330p.m.Advanceregistrationrequiredspaceislimited.Registeronlineinpersonorbyphone.Cost17.Parentsgrandparentsandcaregiversareinvitedtoparticipateinanon-certicationCPRBasicsforBabiesandChildrenprogram.BringyourbabiesandchildrenandlearnhowtodoCPRanddealwithchokingemergenciesinarelaxedandinformalsetting.Participantswhoareinterestedinreceivingcerticationwillreceivea15coupontowardsregistrationinaCanadianRedCrossFirstAidandCPRcoursehostedbyReactRightSafetyServices.PresentedinpartnershipwithReactRightSafetyServices.TDBattleoftheBooksDoesyourschoolhavewhatittakestodobattleClaringtonPublicLibraryinpartnershipwithotherDurhamRegionpubliclibrariespresentstheTDBattleoftheBooksBattleoftheBooksisanannualbookbasedtriviatournamentforelementaryschoolstudents.SchoolteamscanparticipateattheJuniorlevelGrades4to6theSeniorlevelGrades7and8orboth.Teamsspendthewinterreading36booksandcompeteinApriltotesttheirknowledge.RegisteryourschoolfornextyearsBattlebeforeFridayJanuary31st2014byaskingyourschoolsPrincipalTeacherorTeacherLibrariantoputtogetherateamandregisteratthewebsitewww.bookbattle.ca.Visitthelibraryswebsiteatwww.clarington-library.on.caformoreinformationandtodownloadthebooklists.TheTDBattleoftheBookstakesplaceinApril2014. 10REGISTEROnlinewww.clarington-library.on.cacalendarTelephone905-623-7322x2712InpersonanybranchChildrensServicesEarlyLiteracyWorkshopsCaregiverswiththeirchildrenages3to5Registrationrequiredforeachfour-weekworkshopseriesspaceislimited.Registeronlineinpersonorbyphone.Nocharge.PresentedinpartnershipwithSachaFarrellDurhamRegionLiteracySpecialistOntarioEarlyYears.LearnBuildSolveCourticeBranchChildrensAreaTuesdaysSeptember10thtoOctober1st100to200p.m.Thisinteractiveprogramwillexplorestrategiesthatpromotechildrenslearningwithblocksbuildingsandbooks.LetterConstructionBuildingBlockBlueprintsDuploSpellerBricksandBlockGraphsandmorewillsparkyourchildsimaginationandcreativeproblemsolvingabilities.LearningtheABCsand123sBowmanvilleBranchMezzanineRoomMondaysOctober21sttoNovember11th1030to1130a.m.Thisprogramfocusesonalphabetawarenesswritinglanguagedevelopmentandnumeracythroughreadingbookscircletimepuppetsandhands-onactivities.Participantswillcreatelearningactivitiestotakehome.iLearnCPLCaregiverswiththeirchildrenages3to5CourticeBranchChildrensAreaSession1TuesdaysOctober1stto22ndSession2TuesdaysNovember5thto26th1030to1115a.m.Advancedregistrationisrequiredpersessionspaceislimitedonaonechildperonecaregiverbasis.Registeronlineinpersonorbyphone.Nocharge.EarlyliteracyisnotjustaboutbooksInthesefourweeksessionscaregiversandtheirchildrenwilluseiPadstopromotedigitalandearlyliteracyskillswhileplayingwithfunandeducationalapps.ComeandlearnhowtechnologycanhelpstrengthenyourchildsearlyliteracyskillswhilehavingfunLearnBabySignLanguageCargiverswiththeirchildrenagesbirthto2BowmanvilleBranchMezzanineRoomSaturdaysSeptember14thtoOctober5th1030to1130a.m.Advanceregistrationisrequiredspaceislimited.Registeronlineinpersonorbyphone.Cost99perchildforfour-classsession.LearntocommunicatewithyourbabybeforetheycanspeakInthisfourweeksessionyouandyourchildwillbuildtheirAmericanSignLanguagevocabularythroughinteractivegamesandsongs.Youwilllearnover100signsincludingeverydaywordsfamilysignsanimalsemotionsoppositesandfood.Classesareanhourinlengthandarecreatedforcaregiversandbabies.PresentedinpartnershipwithMySmartHandswithElla. TUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYBowmanvilleBranchChildrensAreaTalesforToddlers1030to1100a.m.PreschoolStorytime1030to1100a.m.PreschoolStorytime1030to1100a.m.ShakeRattleRoll1030to1130a.m.MezzanineRoomBabyonBoard1030to1100a.m.CourticeBranchChildrensAreaTalesforToddlers1030to1100a.m.PreschoolStorytime1030to1100a.m.ShakeRhymeReadBirthtoAge21030to1130a.m.NewcastleBranchGeorgeandKathleenViceCommunityRoomPreschoolStorytime1030to1100a.m.TalesforToddlers1030to1100a.m.ShakeRhymeReadAges23130to230p.m.BabyonBoard1030to1100a.m.OronoBranchChildrensAreaShakeRhymeReadBirthtoAge61030to1130a.m.TuesdaySeptember10thtoFridayNovember15thDropinnoregistrationrequired.Nocharge.StorytimeCalendar11REGISTEROnlinewww.clarington-library.on.cacalendarTelephone905-623-7322x2712InpersonanybranchChildrensServicesEarlyYearsEarlyliteracybeginswithyouFromthetimetheyareinfantschildrenlearnlanguageandotherimportantskillsthatwillhelpthemlearntoread.Developingearlyliteracyskillsmakesiteasierforchildrentoreadoncetheybeginschool.Helpyourchildgetreadytoreadwiththesesimpleactivitiestalkingsingingreadingwritingandplaying.ThecompleteprogramcalendarcoursedescriptionsandEveryChildReadytoReadbrochuresareavailableatallbranchesandonlineatwww.clarington-library.on.caorcallanybranchformoreinformation.BabyonBoardBirthtoage2Thebabiesarewaitingtobebouncedtickledandreadto.Learnhowthesoundofyourvoicetherhythmofasongholdingabookandbabblingallgetyourbabyreadytoread.TalesforToddlersAges23Thetoddlersareonthemovesoitstimeforactionsongsrhymesandlongerstories.Findouthowwalkingclappingsinginganddancingallhelpgetyourtoddlerbecomereadytoread.PreschoolStorytimeAges45Thebigkidsarereadyforlongerandmorecomplexstoriessongsriddlesandrhymes.Discoverhowusingabookindifferentwaysconnectsliteracytoeverydaylifeandgetsyourpreschoolerreadytoread.ShakeRattleRollAllagesSingingandmusicareanimportantpartofearlyliteracy.Learningnewwordsandrhythmsarejustthebeginningmusicaffectsbraindevelopmentinareasofmemoryspatialreasoningproblem-solvingandpatternrecognitionwhichareallfundamentalelementsofgettingeverychildreadytoreadShakeRhymeReadBirthtoage2ages23birthtoAge6Onepartsingingonepartmusicandonepartstoriesistheperfectrecipeforpromotingearlyliteracyandgettingeverychildreadytoread.OntarioEarlyYearsStorytimesEveryChildReadytoReadStorytimesPresentedinpartnershipwiththeBowmanvilleYMCAOntarioEarlyYearsCentre. ExperienceCommunityatCPLSupportYourLibrarywww.clarington-library.on.cadonationseNewsletterwww.clarington-library.on.casubscribeNewHoursThehoursofoperationattheBowmanvilleBranchandNewcastleBranchhavebeenextendedBowmanvilleBranchwillbeopenat900a.m.MondaythroughSaturday.NewcastleBranchwillbeopenuntil900p.m.MondaythroughThursday.ExperienceLocalRestaurants10discountwithyourCPLcardBowmanvilleBranch905-623-7322163ChurchSt.BowmanvilleMon-Fri9-9Sat9-5Sun12-5NewcastleBranch905-987-4844150KingAve.E.NewcastleMon1-9Tue-Thu10-9Fri1-6Sat10-5Sun12-5CourticeBranch905-404-07072950CourticeRd.CourticeMon1-8Tue-Thu10-8Fri10-6Sat10-5Sun12-5OronoBranch905-983-5507127ChurchSt.OronoMonWed1-8TueThu10-2Fri1-6Sat10-2BranchesNewBowmanvilleandNewcastleBranchHourseffectiveMondaySeptember2nd.AllBranchesClosedLabourDayMondaySeptember2ndThanksgivingMondayOctober14thChristmasDayWednesdayDecember25thBoxingDayThursdayDecember26thNewYearsDayWednesdayJanuary1stHolidayHoursHolidayBranchServiceonChristmasEveandNewYearsEveBowmanvilleBranchopen900a.m.to200p.m.CourticeNewcastleandOronoBranchopen1000a.m.to200p.m.