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Courtice Literacy Ship Launch

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Join Clarington Public Library for the grand launch of the Courtice Literacy Ship!

The Ship is an architectural furniture piece designed to attract families to the Branch’s children’s area. It features interactive play stations that help build children’s early literacy skills.

The Library will be celebrating the launch of the Literacy Ship at a special event and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, October 23 at the Courtice Branch (2950 Courtice Rd.). The event starts at 4:00 p.m., with an official ceremony at 4:30 p.m.

The Literacy Ship would not have been possible without the generous support of numerous sponsors, including Ontario Power Generation (OPG), LiUNA Local 183, and Veridian Connections/Elexicon Energy.

For more information, please see our recent press release.

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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First Nations Public Library Week

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First Nations Public Library Week banner.

Celebrate First Nations Public Library Week from September 29 to October 5.

This Week helps raise awareness regarding First Nation peoples and cultures, past and present, and the importance of making available materials that portray First Nations accurately and sensitively. This year's theme is Revitalizing Indigenous Languages, which complements the 2019 UN International Year of Indigenous Languages.

Library programs September 29 to October 5 will help celebrate first Nations Public Library Week. Displays will be available in all branches, or you can browse a curated list of items through our online catalogue.

First Nations Public Library Week is developed annually by a committee of First Nation public librarians. The committee is supported by Ontario Library Service – North in collaboration with the Southern Ontario Library Service. For more information, please visit the First Nations Public Library Week website.

 

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Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 9:00am to Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 9:00pm
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New Year's Day: All Branches Closed

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Christmas Eve, Modified Hours (Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019)
Bowmanville Branch open 9am to 12pm;
Courtice, Newcastle, and Orono Branches open 10am to 12pm.

Christmas Day (Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019)
All branches closed.

Boxing Day (Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019)
All branches closed.

New Year’s Eve, Modified Hours (Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019)
Bowmanville Branch open 9am to 12pm;
Courtice, Newcastle, and Orono Branches open 10am to 12pm.

New Year’s Day (Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020)
All branches closed.

 

Please see our Locations & Hours page for regular hours of operation.

Have a happy and healthy holiday season!

 

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Wednesday, January 1, 2020 - 9:00am to 9:00pm
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New Year's Eve: Modified Hours

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Christmas Eve, Modified Hours (Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019)
Bowmanville Branch open 9am to 12pm;
Courtice, Newcastle, and Orono Branches open 10am to 12pm.

Christmas Day (Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019)
All branches closed.

Boxing Day (Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019)
All branches closed.

New Year’s Eve, Modified Hours (Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019)
Bowmanville Branch open 9am to 12pm;
Courtice, Newcastle, and Orono Branches open 10am to 12pm.

New Year’s Day (Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020)
All branches closed.

 

Please see our Locations & Hours page for regular hours of operation.

Have a happy and healthy holiday season!

 

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Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - 9:00am to 9:00pm
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Boxing Day: All Branches Closed

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Christmas Eve, Modified Hours (Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019)
Bowmanville Branch open 9am to 12pm;
Courtice, Newcastle, and Orono Branches open 10am to 12pm.

Christmas Day (Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019)
All branches closed.

Boxing Day (Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019)
All branches closed.

New Year’s Eve, Modified Hours (Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019)
Bowmanville Branch open 9am to 12pm;
Courtice, Newcastle, and Orono Branches open 10am to 12pm.

New Year’s Day (Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020)
All branches closed.

 

Please see our Locations & Hours page for regular hours of operation.

Have a happy and healthy holiday season!

 

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Thursday, December 26, 2019 - 9:00am to 9:00pm
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Christmas Day: All Branches Closed

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Christmas Eve, Modified Hours (Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019)
Bowmanville Branch open 9am to 12pm;
Courtice, Newcastle, and Orono Branches open 10am to 12pm.

Christmas Day (Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019)
All branches closed.

Boxing Day (Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019)
All branches closed.

New Year’s Eve, Modified Hours (Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019)
Bowmanville Branch open 9am to 12pm;
Courtice, Newcastle, and Orono Branches open 10am to 12pm.

New Year’s Day (Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020)
All branches closed.

 

Please see our Locations & Hours page for regular hours of operation.

Have a happy and healthy holiday season!

 

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Wednesday, December 25, 2019 - 9:00am to 9:00pm
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Christmas Eve: Modified Hours

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Christmas Eve, Modified Hours (Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019)
Bowmanville Branch open 9am to 12pm;
Courtice, Newcastle, and Orono Branches open 10am to 12pm.

Christmas Day (Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019)
All branches closed.

Boxing Day (Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019)
All branches closed.

New Year’s Eve, Modified Hours (Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019)
Bowmanville Branch open 9am to 12pm;
Courtice, Newcastle, and Orono Branches open 10am to 12pm.

New Year’s Day (Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020)
All branches closed.

 

Please see our Locations & Hours page for regular hours of operation.

Have a happy and healthy holiday season!

 

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Tuesday, December 24, 2019 - 9:00am to 9:00pm
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Thanksgiving Day: All Branches Closed

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All branches will be closed for Thanksgiving Day.

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Monday, October 14, 2019 - 9:00am to 9:00pm
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Babysitting Course (Session 3)

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[Ages 11 to 15]

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

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.

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

Presented in partnership with React Right Safety Services.

Note: Bring a teddy bear to practice on!

 

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.

Please note that Eventbrite has updated their refund policy. The Eventbrite service fee and payment processing fee (approximately 5% of the total cost) will no longer be refunded in the event of a registration cancellation.

(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 5:30pm
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Babysitting Course (Session 2)

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[Ages 11 to 15]

Newcastle Branch, George and Kathleen Vice Community Room
Saturday, October 26th, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; and
Sunday, October 27th, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Please note the difference 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.

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

Presented in partnership with React Right Safety Services.

Note: Bring a teddy bear to practice on!

 

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.

Please note that Eventbrite has updated their refund policy. The Eventbrite service fee and payment processing fee (approximately 5% of the total cost) will no longer be refunded in the event of a registration cancellation.

(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 Oct 27 2019.
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 11:30am to 4:30pm
Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 11:30am to 4:30pm
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