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Tales by Moonlight (Black History Month)

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[Families]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Sunday, February 2nd 
1:00 to 2:00 p.m.

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

Celebrate Black History Month with Baba Williams of Drums et al! Learn about the animals and characters of African folklore and its celebration of life and seasons, and enjoy inter-generational storytelling, songs, chants, dance, and of course, drums, drums, drums!

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Sunday, February 2, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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Mario Kart League

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[Ages 10 and up]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Alternate Wednesdays, from January 22nd to June 24th
(excluding March 18th due to March Break)
3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

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

Please note that while advanced registration is required to participate in the six-month Mario Kart League, members of the League may drop in to each bi-weekly program.
League registration ends on May 27th, to ensure participants will have enough time to accumulate points before the end of the League.

 

Test your skills in our first ever Mario Kart League! Play on the big screen, rack up points each week to secure your place at the top of the League, and be crowned Champion.

Please note that caregivers of children under the age of 10 must be present in the Library for the duration of the program.

 

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.

If you experience any issues with the form below or if it does not appear correctly:

  • Please try using an alternate browser, such as Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox;
  • The event may be fully-registered. Please check back later to see if space has opened up.
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Repeats every 2 weeks every Wednesday until Wed Jun 24 2020 except Wed Mar 18 2020.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
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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 17, 2020 - 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 17, 2020 - 9:00am to 9:00pm
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Family Literacy Night

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Bowmanville Branch
Monday, January 27th
6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Celebrate Family Literacy Day and discover new and fun ways you can supercharge your literacy skills!

There’s something for everyone in the family: learn new games that boost literacy, get custom reading recommendations, or check out our #Readfor15 Marathon corner to get a special prize for reading! Be the first to experience literacy learning and fun with our new collection, Wonderbooks. All this and more at Family Literacy Night! 

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Monday, January 27, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
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Board Game Night

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[Ages 13 to adult]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Monday, March 9th
6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

It’s game night at the Library! Critical Hit Gaming Lounge will be bringing new and classic tabletop games, and an expert to teach you how they’re played. Come with friends or make some new ones.

Presented in partnership with Critical Hit Gaming Lounge

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Monday, March 9, 2020 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
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Board Game Night

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[Ages 13 to adult]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Monday, February 10th
6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

It’s game night at the Library! Critical Hit Gaming Lounge will be bringing new and classic tabletop games, and an expert to teach you how they’re played. Come with friends or make some new ones.

Presented in partnership with Critical Hit Gaming Lounge

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Monday, February 10, 2020 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
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Board Game Night

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[Ages 13 to adult]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Monday, January 20th
6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

It’s game night at the Library! Critical Hit Gaming Lounge will be bringing new and classic tabletop games, and an expert to teach you how they’re played. Come with friends or make some new ones.

Presented in partnership with Critical Hit Gaming Lounge

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Monday, January 20, 2020 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
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Babysitting Course (Session 3)

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[Ages 11 to 15]

Newcastle Branch, George and Kathleen Vice Community Room
Saturday, March 7th, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; and
Sunday, March 8th, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Please note the different start and end 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 an alternate browser, such as Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox;
  • The event may be fully-registered. Please check back later to see if space has opened up.
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Repeats every day until Sun Mar 08 2020.
Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 11:30am to 4:30pm
Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 11:30am to 4:30pm
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Babysitting Course (Session 2)

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[Ages 11 to 15]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Saturday, February 8th, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; and
Sunday, February 9th, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Please note the different start and end 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 an alternate browser, such as Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox;
  • The event may be fully-registered. Please check back later to see if space has opened up.
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Date: 
Repeats every day until Sun Feb 09 2020.
Saturday, February 8, 2020 - 11:30am to 4:30pm
Sunday, February 9, 2020 - 11:30am to 4:30pm
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