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Baby & Me Yoga (Session 2)

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[Caregivers with children from birth to pre-crawlers]
Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room
Thursdays, February 15 to March 15  
3:30 to 4:00 p.m.
Five-class workshop series.
Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone. 
No charge.

This workshop series is an introduction to yoga and a great way to tone your body and mind while bonding with your baby. Yoga builds strength, flexibility and concentration, and this class will set you on the path to increased wellness.

Another session of Baby & Me Yoga is being offered at the Bowmanville Branch on Thursdays, January 8 to February 15

Presented in partnership with the Bowmanville YMCA Ontario Early Years Centre.

 

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.

Date: 
Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Mar 15 2018.
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 3:30pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 3:30pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 3:30pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 3:30pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 3:30pm to 4:00pm
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Easter Monday: All Branches Closed

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Please note that all branches are closed for Good Friday (March 1), Easter Sunday (April 1), and Easter Monday (April 2). Regular hours are in effect on Saturday, March 31.

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Monday, April 2, 2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm
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Easter Sunday: All Branches Closed

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Please note that all branches are closed for Good Friday (March 30), Easter Sunday (April 1), and Easter Monday (April 2). Regular hours are in effect on Saturday, March 31.

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Sunday, April 1, 2018 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
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Good Friday: All Branches Closed

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Please note that all branches are closed for Good Friday (March 30), Easter Sunday (April 1), and Easter Monday (April 2). Regular hours are in effect Saturday, March 31 at all branches.

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Friday, March 30, 2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm
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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 19, 2018 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Family Day: Bowmanville, Newcastle, Orono Branches Closed

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Bowmanville, Newcastle, and Orono Branches are closed for Family Day.

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!

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Monday, February 19, 2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm
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New Year's Day: Closed

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Our Holiday Hours are as follows:

      All Branches Closed

  • Christmas Eve (Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017)
  • Christmas Day (Monday, Dec. 25, 2017)
  • Boxing Day (Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017)
  • New Year’s Eve (Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017)
  • New Year’s Day (Monday, Jan. 1, 2018)

Have a Happy New Year!

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Monday, January 1, 2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm
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Babysitting Course (Session 2)

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[Ages 11 to 15]

Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room
Saturday, March 3
9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.​

Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone.
Cost $55; 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.

Another session of the Babysitting Course is being offered at the Newcastle Branch, Saturday, January 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; and Sunday, January 21 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Registration

You may register in person at any branch, by phoning Information Services at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online using the form below.

Date: 
Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
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Babysitting Course (Session 1)

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[Ages 11 to 15]

Newcastle Branch, George and Kathleen Vice Community Room
Saturday, January 20

11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; and 
Sunday, January 21
12:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Please note the different course times on each day.

Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone.
Cost $55; 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.

Another session of the Babysitting Course is being offered at the Bowmanville Branch, Saturday, March 3, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Registration

You may register in person at any branch, by phoning Information Services at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online using the form below.

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Date: 
Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 11:30am to 3:30pm
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At Home On My Own

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[Ages 10 to 12]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Saturday, February 10 
11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone.
Cost $55; includes participant manual.

This Canadian Safety Council course gives your pre-teen the tools and information they need to stay at home alone for short periods of time. The course is facilitated by Red Cross certified instructors from React Right Safety Services. 

Topics include:

  •  Looking after the house key (make a key chain); 
  •  Preparing healthy snacks;*
  •  Walking home;
  •  Appropriate activities when home alone; 
  •  Electrical/fire safety; 
  • Basic First Aid; and 
  •  Problem solving (house broken into, severe weather). 

Note: A healthy snack will be prepared during this program. Please advise staff of any allergies at time of registration.

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 in person at any branch, by phoning Information Services at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online using the form below.

Location: 
Date: 
Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 11:30am to 3:30pm
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