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Bowmanville Branch

SRC Weekly Drop In (Bowmanville, Ages 0-3)

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Summer Reading Club illustration of moose in a boat.[Ages 0 to 3]

Bowmanville Branch
Wednesdays
10:30 to 11:15 a.m.

(Except Wednesday, July 19th due to Santa on Vacation)

Drop in; no registration required. No charge. TD Summer Reading Club membership required.

Be sure to check the TD Summer Reading Club online program calendar for more Canada 150 learning and fun!

 

More about the TD Summer Reading Club

Avoid Summer Brain Drain and celebrate everything that makes Canada epic with the TD Summer Reading Club! Register today! 

Registration for the TD Summer Reading Club includes a notebook with reading challenges, stickers, and more. You and your child can pick these up at any branch starting Friday, June 30th or at any branch or TD Summer Reading Club program after this date.

Programs are weekly and will run from Monday, July 3rd to Thursday, August 24th. Special Epic Experiences will be jam-packed with celebratory fun and activities! View the online program calendar, or download a printable booklet!

Co-created and delivered by 2,000 public libraries across Canada, development of this national, bilingual program is led by Toronto Public Library in partnership with Library and Archives Canada. Sponsorship is generously provided by TD Bank Group.

Date: 
Repeats every week until Wed Aug 23 2017 except Wed Jul 19 2017.
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Audience: 

SRC Weekly Drop In (Bowmanville, Ages 7-12)

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Summer Reading Club illustration of moose in a boat.[Ages 7 to 12]

Bowmanville Branch
Mondays
2:00 to 3:00
 p.m.
(Except Monday, August 7th due to the Civic Holiday)

Drop in; no registration required. No charge. TD Summer Reading Club membership required.

Be sure to check the TD Summer Reading Club online program calendar for more Canada 150 learning and fun!

 

More about the TD Summer Reading Club

Avoid Summer Brain Drain and celebrate everything that makes Canada epic with the TD Summer Reading Club! Register today! 

Registration for the TD Summer Reading Club includes a notebook with reading challenges, stickers, and more. You and your child can pick these up at any branch starting Friday, June 30th or at any branch or TD Summer Reading Club program after this date.

Programs are weekly and will run from Monday, July 3rd to Thursday, August 24th. Special Epic Experiences will be jam-packed with celebratory fun and activities! View the online program calendar, or download a printable booklet!

Co-created and delivered by 2,000 public libraries across Canada, development of this national, bilingual program is led by Toronto Public Library in partnership with Library and Archives Canada. Sponsorship is generously provided by TD Bank Group.

Date: 
Repeats every week until Mon Aug 21 2017 except Mon Aug 07 2017.
Monday, July 3, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Monday, July 10, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Monday, July 31, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Audience: 

SRC Weekly Drop In (Bowmanville, Ages 4-6)

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Summer Reading Club illustration of moose in a boat.[Ages 4 to 6]

Bowmanville Branch
Mondays
10
:30 to 11:15 a.m.
(Except Monday, August 7th due to the Civic Holiday)

Drop in; no registration required. No charge. TD Summer Reading Club membership required.

Be sure to check the TD Summer Reading Club online program calendar for more Canada 150 learning and fun!

 

More about the TD Summer Reading Club

Avoid Summer Brain Drain and celebrate everything that makes Canada epic with the TD Summer Reading Club! Register today! 

Registration for the TD Summer Reading Club includes a notebook with reading challenges, stickers, and more. You and your child can pick these up at any branch starting Friday, June 30th or at any branch or TD Summer Reading Club program after this date.

Programs are weekly and will run from Monday, July 3rd to Thursday, August 24th. Special Epic Experiences will be jam-packed with celebratory fun and activities! View the online program calendar, or download a printable booklet!

Co-created and delivered by 2,000 public libraries across Canada, development of this national, bilingual program is led by Toronto Public Library in partnership with Library and Archives Canada. Sponsorship is generously provided by TD Bank Group.

Date: 
Repeats every week until Mon Aug 21 2017 except Mon Aug 07 2017.
Monday, July 3, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Monday, July 10, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Monday, July 31, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Audience: 

SRC Epic Experience - Heroes Among Us

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Summer Reading Club illustration of moose in a boat.[All ages]

Bowmanville Branch
Wednesday, August 9th
1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required. No charge. TD Summer Reading Club membership required.

Week 6: 150 Years of Heroes

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police have been protecting us for 97 years. Meet a real Mountie and find out what it takes to be a Canadian hero.

Be sure to check the TD Summer Reading Club online program calendar for more Canada 150 learning and fun!

 

More about the TD Summer Reading Club

Avoid Summer Brain Drain and celebrate everything that makes Canada epic with the TD Summer Reading Club! Register today! 

Registration for the TD Summer Reading Club includes a notebook with reading challenges, stickers, and more. You and your child can pick these up at any branch starting Friday, June 30th or at any branch or TD Summer Reading Club program after this date.

Programs are weekly and will run from Monday, July 3rd to Thursday, August 24th. Special Epic Experiences will be jam-packed with celebratory fun and activities! View the online program calendar, or download a printable booklet!

Co-created and delivered by 2,000 public libraries across Canada, development of this national, bilingual program is led by Toronto Public Library in partnership with Library and Archives Canada. Sponsorship is generously provided by TD Bank Group.

Date: 
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Audience: 

SRC Epic Experience - Santa on Vacation

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Summer Reading Club illustration of moose in a boat.[All ages]

Bowmanville Branch
Wednesday, July 19th
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required. No charge. TD Summer Reading Club membership required.

Week 3: 150 Years of Eh to Zed

Have you ever wondered what Santa does during the summer? He’s come from his home in the Northern parts of Canada to tell us all about it!

Be sure to check the TD Summer Reading Club online program calendar for more Canada 150 learning and fun!

 

More about the TD Summer Reading Club

Avoid Summer Brain Drain and celebrate everything that makes Canada epic with the TD Summer Reading Club! Register today! 

Registration for the TD Summer Reading Club includes a notebook with reading challenges, stickers, and more. You and your child can pick these up at any branch starting Friday, June 30th or at any branch or TD Summer Reading Club program after this date.

Programs are weekly and will run from Monday, July 3rd to Thursday, August 24th. Special Epic Experiences will be jam-packed with celebratory fun and activities! View the online program calendar, or download a printable booklet!

Co-created and delivered by 2,000 public libraries across Canada, development of this national, bilingual program is led by Toronto Public Library in partnership with Library and Archives Canada. Sponsorship is generously provided by TD Bank Group.

Date: 
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Audience: 

SRC Epic Experience - Canada Countdown Launch Party!

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Summer Reading Club illustration of moose in a boat.[All ages]

Bowmanville Branch
Friday, June 30th
1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Drop-in; no registration required. No charge. TD Summer Reading Club membership required.

It’s Canada’s 150th birthday this year! Celebrate this monumental milestone and the start of the TD Summer Reading Club by playing games and activities that highlight all the places that make Canada so great!

Be sure to check the TD Summer Reading Club online program calendar for more Canada 150 learning and fun!

 

More about the TD Summer Reading Club

Avoid Summer Brain Drain and celebrate everything that makes Canada epic with the TD Summer Reading Club! Register today! 

Registration for the TD Summer Reading Club includes a notebook with reading challenges, stickers, and more. You and your child can pick these up at any branch starting Friday, June 30th or at any branch or TD Summer Reading Club program after this date.

Programs are weekly and will run from Monday, July 3rd to Thursday, August 24th. Special Epic Experiences will be jam-packed with celebratory fun and activities! View the online program calendar, or download a printable booklet!

Co-created and delivered by 2,000 public libraries across Canada, development of this national, bilingual program is led by Toronto Public Library in partnership with Library and Archives Canada. Sponsorship is generously provided by TD Bank Group.
 

Date: 
Friday, June 30, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Audience: 

Babysitting Course (Session 1)

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 [Ages 11 to 15]

Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room
Saturday, July 15th
9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Advance registration required; space is limited.  Register online, in person, or by phone.
Cost $49; includes participant manual.
Recommended that attendees bring a lunch or snack.

This course teaches you the fundamental skills needed to start your 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!

Another session of the Babysitting Course will be offered on Saturday, August 19th and Sunday, August 20th.

Presented in partnership with React Right Safety Services.

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

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: 
Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
Audience: 

At Home On My Own

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[Ages 10 to 12]

Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room
Saturday, August 12th
11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  
Advance registration required; space is limited.  Register online, in person, or by phone.
Cost $49; includes participant manual.

This Canadian Safety Council course gives you the tools and information you 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.

Presented in partnership with React Right Safety Services.

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

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: 
Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 11:30am to 3:30pm
Audience: 

Shake, Rattle & Roll

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[All ages]

Bowmanville Branch, Children's Area
Fridays, April 7th to June 23rd
​10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Please note: no program will be offered on Friday, April 17th due to Good Friday.

Singing and music are an important part of early literacy. Learning new words and rhythms are just the beginning. Music affects brain development in areas of memory, spatial reasoning, problem solving, and pattern recognition which are all fundamental elements of getting every child ready to read!

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

 

More about Every Child Ready to Read and Ontario Early Years Storytimes

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!

Drop in to one of our Every Child Ready to Read storytimes, or a Shake, Rattle & Roll or Musical Babies storytime offered in partnership with the Bowmanville YMCA Ontario Early Years Centre!

Date: 
Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Jun 23 2017 except Fri Apr 14 2017.
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, May 12, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, May 19, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, June 2, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, June 9, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, June 16, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Audience: 

Family Storytime

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[All ages]

Bowmanville Branch, Children's Area
Thursdays, April 6th to June 22nd
​10:30 to 11:00 a.m.
Drop in; no registration required.
No charge. 

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.

 

More about Every Child Ready to Read and Ontario Early Years Storytimes

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!

Drop in to one of our Every Child Ready to Read storytimes, or a Shake, Rattle & Roll or Musical Babies storytime offered in partnership with the Bowmanville YMCA Ontario Early Years Centre!

Date: 
Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Jun 22 2017.
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Audience: 

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