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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
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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: 

Let’s Go On a Family Treasure Hunt (Who’s In Your Family Tree? Class 1)

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Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room 
Monday, May 6th
1:30 to 2:30 p.m. 

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Exploring attics, basements, closets, and photo albums can reveal wonderful family stories. Include other relatives in the hunt, and you may discover you know more than you think!

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 6, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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Learn to Knit!

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Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Level
Tuesdays, April 9th to May 28th  
7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone.
Cost $49 for eight-class workshop series.

Calling all knitters who want to improve their skills or budding crafters who want to start! Learn how to knit or discover a stitching hint or two. Enjoy beginner to intermediate knitting lessons and stitch with a group of supportive peers. 

Please bring your current project or a ball of dish cloth yarn (2 oz. cotton) and 5 mm needles to the first session.

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

Presented in partnership with Gwen Bevan, Soper Creek Yarn, Bowmanville.

 

Registration

You may register 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 the Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browsers.)

Date: 
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue May 28 2019.
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 

Stop Motion Magic

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[Ages 8 and up]

Bowmanville Branch, Children’s Area 
Tuesdays, April 2nd to June 18th  
4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge. 

Get creative with technology, and explore stop-motion animation! Create your own movie magic using Stikbots® and LEGO®, then finish the program session with a film festival! 

Share your creations with family and friends on the big screen and through the Library’s YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/ClaringtonLib!

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

Date: 
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Jun 18 2019.
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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French Game Nights

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[All ages]

Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room
Friday, April 5th;
Friday, May 24th; or
Friday, June 21st
6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Practice your French skills in a fun and challenging way. Improve your language abilities while playing Bingo, Charades and more. Perfect for French Immersion students!

Presented in partnership with Canadian Parents for French.

Date: 
Repeats every year on April on the first Friday until Fri Jun 21 2019. Also includes Fri May 24 2019, Fri Jun 21 2019.
Friday, April 5, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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Build a Book- CANCELLED

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[Caregivers with children 2½ to 6 years]

Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room
Tuesdays, May 7th to June 4th  
2:00 to 3:00 p.m.

This program has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Advanced registration required for five-class workshop series; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone.  
No charge.

Build literacy skills and enjoy crafting and creating together! Homemade books become a source of family enjoyment and will be treasured for years to come. Learn how you and your child can spark early literacy by making simple and fun books with everyday items.

Presented in Partnership with EarlyON Child and Family Centres Bowmanville.

 

Registration

You may register 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 the Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browsers.)

Date: 
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Jun 04 2019.
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Toastmasters

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Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room
Tuesdays, April 2nd to June 25th 
7:15 to 8:45 p.m. 

Drop in’s welcome; no registration required.
Fee for six-month or annual membership.

Discover if Toastmasters is right for you!

Speak with confidence! Toastmasters is a supportive learn-by-doing environment that allows you to achieve your public speaking and leadership goals at your own pace. Toastmasters has the ability to change the lives of its members. Visit a meeting to learn more about the club and membership! 

Presented in partnership with Bowmanville Toastmasters Club.

Date: 
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Jun 25 2019.
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Audience: 

Summertime! (P.A. Day Adventures!)

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[All ages]

Bowmanville Branch, Children’s Area
Friday, June 7th
1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Summer is almost here! Get ready for shorts and sandals with songs, stories, rhymes, and games that will put you in the mood for some sun.

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

Date: 
Friday, June 7, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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