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Bowmanville Branch

Baby & Me Yoga (Session 2)

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[Caregivers with children from birth to pre-crawlers]
Bowmanville Branch, Children's Area
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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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
Audience: 

Musical Families

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[All ages]

Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room
Fridays, January 12 to March 23
10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Drop in; no registration required.
No charge. 

Explore the joy of music through interactive musical-based activities, featuring parachute games, interactive songs, and so much more! Please note that the room capacity for all Ontario Early Years programs is 40. Space is limited on a first come, first served basis.

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

Date: 
Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Mar 23 2018 except Fri Mar 16 2018.
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, January 26, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, February 2, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, February 16, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, March 9, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Audience: 

Family Storytime

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[All ages]

Bowmanville Branch, Children's Area
Thursdays, January 11 to March 22
​10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Drop in; no registration required.
No charge. 

Now one hour! The whole family can enjoy listening to a story, singing songs, and experiencing community together! Children of all ages will develop important early literacy skills and a lifelong love of reading and learning. 

Talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing are the key skills and fun ways to help your child get ready to read! Developing early literacy skills makes it easier for children to read once they begin school, and helps foster a lifelong love of reading and learning!

 

Date: 
Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Mar 22 2018 except Thu Mar 15 2018.
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Audience: 

Family Storytime

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[All ages]

Bowmanville Branch, Children's Area
Wednesdays, January 10 to March 21
​10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Drop in; no registration required.
No charge. 

Now one hour! The whole family can enjoy listening to a story, singing songs, and experiencing community together! Children of all ages will develop important early literacy skills and a lifelong love of reading and learning. 

Talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing are the key skills and fun ways to help your child get ready to read! Developing early literacy skills makes it easier for children to read once they begin school, and helps foster a lifelong love of reading and learning!

 

Date: 
Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Mar 21 2018 except Wed Mar 14 2018.
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Audience: 

Baby on Board

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[Ages 12 months and under]

Bowmanville Branch, Children’s Area
Tuesdays, January 9 to March 20
10:30 to 11:00 a.m.
Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

The babies are waiting to be bounced, tickled, and read to. Learn how the sound of your voice, the rhythm of a song, holding a book and babbling all get your baby ready to read.

Talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing are the key skills and fun ways to help your child get ready to read! Developing early literacy skills makes it easier for children to read once they begin school, and helps foster a lifelong love of reading and learning.

Space is limited on a first come, first served basis.
Notes: No program will be held on Monday, February 19th due to Family Day. Be sure to drop in to Winter WonderLearn at the Courtice Branch! Please see page 2 for more information. 
During March 12th to 16th, attend our March Break programs instead! Please see page 8 for the full March Break calendar.

Date: 
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Mar 20 2018 except Tue Mar 13 2018.
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Audience: 

Baby & Me Yoga (Session 1)

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[Caregivers with children from birth to pre-crawlers]
Bowmanville Branch, Children's Area
Thursdays, January 11 to February 8  
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, February 15 to March 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 Feb 08 2018.
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 3:30pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 3:30pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 3:30pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 3:30pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 3:30pm to 4:00pm
Audience: 

French Language Game Nights

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[All ages]
Parents and caregivers of children under the age of 10 must be present in the Library for the duration of the program.​

Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room
Wednesday, January 17; 
Wednesday, February 14; or
Wednesday, March 21.
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Drop in; no registration required.
No charge. 

Practice your French skills in a fun and challenging way. Play some great games and improve your language abilities at the same time. Perfect for French Immersion students!

Presented in partnership with Canadian Parents for French.

Date: 
Repeats every month until Wed Mar 21 2018 except Wed Mar 14 2018. Also includes Wed Mar 21 2018.
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 

Make Your Own LEGO Movie! (Session 2)

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[Ages 8 and up]
Parents and caregivers of children under the age of 10 must be present in the Library for the duration of the program.​
Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room
Tuesdays, February 13 to March 6​
4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Four-class workshop series.
Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone.
No charge. 

Calling all filmmakers! This popular after-school program introduces children to the magic of movie-making using LEGO! Participants will bring to life their own storyline using LEGO characters and iPads! Children will learn how to use an app to make their own movie magic and finish the program session with a film festival to share their creations with family and friends on the big screen. 

View past creations on our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/ClaringtonPL!

Another session of this program is offered on Tuesdays, January 9 to 30​.

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 Tuesday until Tue Mar 06 2018.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Audience: 

Make Your Own LEGO Movie! (Session 1)

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[Ages 8 and up]
Parents and caregivers of children under the age of 10 must be present in the Library for the duration of the program.​
Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room
Tuesdays, January 9 to 30
4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Four-class workshop series.
Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone.
No charge. 

Calling all filmmakers! This popular after-school program introduces children to the magic of movie-making using LEGO! Participants will bring to life their own storyline using LEGO characters and iPads! Children will learn how to use an app to make their own movie magic and finish the program session with a film festival to share their creations with family and friends on the big screen. 

View past creations on our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/ClaringtonPL!

Another session of this program is offered on Tuesdays, February 13 to March 6.

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 Tuesday until Tue Jan 30 2018.
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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