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Bowmanville Branch

Musical Families

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[Ages 2 and under]

Bowmanville Branch, Children's Area
Fridays, April 5th to June 21st
10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Please note there will be no programs on April 19th due to Good Friday.

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

Music helps your little one develop early literacy skills and gets them ready to read! Engage with your child while participating in a variety of musical experiences and activities including playing instruments, singing songs, and having fun with a parachute and bubbles! 

Presented in Partnership with EarlyON Child and Family Centres Bowmanville.

Date: 
Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Jun 21 2019 except Fri Apr 19 2019.
Friday, April 5, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, April 12, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, April 26, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, May 3, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, May 10, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, May 17, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, May 31, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, June 7, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, June 14, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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Saturday Morning Stories

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[All ages]

Bowmanville Branch, Children's Area
Saturdays, April 6th to June 22nd
10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

On April 27th, please drop by the How-To in 10 Festival instead!

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Join us for a brand new storytime on Saturday mornings! Every week is a new adventure – whether it’s in your own backyard, somewhere else on Earth, or even in outer space! There will be stories, songs, games, and maybe an experiment or two!

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 Saturday until Sat Jun 22 2019 except Sat Apr 27 2019.
Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Saturday, May 18, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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Discovery Storytime

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[Ages 2 and up]

Bowmanville Branch, Children's Area
Thursdays, April 4th to June 20th
10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Young children learn about the world through exploration, and it’s never too early to start! Each week preschoolers in Discover Storytimes can spark their curiosity and literacy with hands-on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) activities combined with their favourite stories and songs.

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 Jun 20 2019.
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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Discovery Storytime

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[Ages 2 and up]

Bowmanville Branch, Children's Area
Wednesdays, April 3rd to June 19th
10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Young children learn about the world through exploration, and it’s never too early to start! Each week preschoolers in Discover Storytimes can spark their curiosity and literacy with hands-on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) activities combined with their favourite stories and songs.

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 Jun 19 2019.
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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Baby Bookworms

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[Ages 2 and under]

Bowmanville Branch, Children's Area
Tuesdays, April 2nd to June 18th
10:30 to 11:00 a.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Children love to be bounced, tickled, and read to. Learn how the sound of your voice, the rhythm of a song, holding a book, and reading all get your child 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!

Date: 
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Jun 18 2019.
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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Get Out There - It’s NOT All Online! (Who’s In Your Family Tree? Class 6)

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Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room 
Monday, June 17th
1:30 to 2:30 p.m. 

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Exploring archives, libraries, and genealogical societies will reveal a host of smaller, unique records that may not be online. Also learn about using DNA as a research tool. 

Be sure to check out our other Who's In Your Family Tree? classes:

 

More about Who’s In Your Family Tree?
Learn about the roots and branches of your family tree with some expert guidance! Drop in to one of these beginner sessions to get started with your genealogy research.

Presented in partnership with the Ontario Genealogical Society, Durham Region Branch.

Date: 
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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Connecting Names and Places (Who’s In Your Family Tree? Class 5)

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Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room 
Monday, June 10th
1:30 to 2:30 p.m. 

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

How did grandpa meet grandma? Knowing about where your people lived helps immensely in finding relevant records.

Be sure to check out our other Who's In Your Family Tree? classes:

 

More about Who’s In Your Family Tree?
Learn about the roots and branches of your family tree with some expert guidance! Drop in to one of these beginner sessions to get started with your genealogy research.

Presented in partnership with the Ontario Genealogical Society, Durham Region Branch.

Date: 
Monday, June 10, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Audience: 

Getting to Know Your Grandpa (Who’s In Your Family Tree? Class 4)

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Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room 
Monday, June 3rd
1:30 to 2:30 p.m. 

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

What makes your “grandpa” unique? Getting to know your research subject will help with your quest. Mining your records and learning about his life, family, and friends will make sure you’re researching him and not his third cousin.

Be sure to check out our other Who's In Your Family Tree? classes:

 

More about Who’s In Your Family Tree?
Learn about the roots and branches of your family tree with some expert guidance! Drop in to one of these beginner sessions to get started with your genealogy research.

Presented in partnership with the Ontario Genealogical Society, Durham Region Branch.

Date: 
Monday, June 3, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Audience: 

Keep Your Eye on the Goal (Who’s In Your Family Tree? Class 3)

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Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room 
Monday, May 27th
1:30 to 2:30 p.m. 

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Going off in all directions while researching online will lead to frustration. Learning how to set research objectives will help keep your sights on the goal.

Be sure to check out our other Who's In Your Family Tree? classes:

 

More about Who’s In Your Family Tree?
Learn about the roots and branches of your family tree with some expert guidance! Drop in to one of these beginner sessions to get started with your genealogy research.

Presented in partnership with the Ontario Genealogical Society, Durham Region Branch.

Date: 
Monday, May 27, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Audience: 

It’s Only a Little Pile of Paper! (Who’s In Your Family Tree? Class 2)

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Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room 
Monday, May 13th
1:30 to 2:30 p.m. 

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Even after a few weeks, the pile of paper (or electronic files) is starting to grow... Before it becomes unmanageable, tame that monster and develop good record-keeping habits with tools including genealogical programs and filing systems.

Be sure to check out our other Who's In Your Family Tree? classes:

 

More about Who’s In Your Family Tree?
Learn about the roots and branches of your family tree with some expert guidance! Drop in to one of these beginner sessions to get started with your genealogy research.

Presented in partnership with the Ontario Genealogical Society, Durham Region Branch.

Date: 
Monday, May 13, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Audience: 

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