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Stickbot® Shorts (P.A. Day Fun: STEAM)

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[Ages 8 and up]
Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room
Friday, November 23rd;
1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Two intensive hours of filmmaking! One cool short movie! Fame forever! Learn stop-motion film magic with Stikbots, then view your creations on the Library’s YouTube channel!

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, November 23, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
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Pets Big & Small (P.A. Day Fun)

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[All ages]
Bowmanville Branch, Children’s Area
Friday, September 28th;
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Pets come in all sizes, from hamsters to… dinosaurs?! Enjoy songs, stories, games, and activities about humongous pets, teeny tiny pets, and every size of pet in between.

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, September 28, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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French Language Game Nights

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[All ages]
Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room
Friday, September 21st;
October 19th;
November 16th; or
December 14th
6:30 p.m. 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 4 weeks every Friday until Fri Dec 14 2018.
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Friday, December 14, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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Musical Families

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[All ages]
Bowmanville Branch
Fridays, September 7th to November 30th, December 7th and 14th;
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Drop in; no registration required.

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 Nov 30 2018. Also includes Fri Dec 07 2018, Fri Dec 14 2018.
Friday, September 7, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, September 14, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, October 5, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, October 12, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, November 2, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, November 23, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, November 30, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, December 7, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Friday, December 14, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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Family Storytime

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[All ages]
Bowmanville Branch
Thursdays, September 6th to November 29th;
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Drop in; no registration required.

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!

Get on the STEAM Train!
Young children learn about the world through exploration, and it’s never too early to start! 

Each week preschoolers in Family 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.

Date: 
Repeats every week every Thursday until Fri Nov 30 2018.
Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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Family Storytime

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[All ages]
Bowmanville Branch
Wednesdays, September 5th to November 28th;
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Drop in; no registration required.

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!

Get on the STEAM Train!
Young children learn about the world through exploration, and it’s never too early to start! 

Each week preschoolers in Family 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.

Date: 
Repeats every week every Wednesday until Fri Nov 30 2018.
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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Baby On Board

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[Ages 12 months and under]
Bowmanville Branch
Tuesdays, September 4th to November 27th;
10:30 a.m. 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!

Date: 
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Fri Nov 30 2018.
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
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Amazing Math

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[Caregivers with children 2½ to 6 years]
Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room
Tuesdays, October 16th to November 13th;
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Learn how math and numbers can be fun! Explore the connection between early literacy and mathematics with engaging stories, songs, and activities.

Presented in Partnership with EarlyON Child and Family Centres Bowmanville.

 

Date: 
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Nov 13 2018.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Learn to Knit!

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Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Level
Tuesdays, September 18th to November 6th;
7:00 p.m. 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.

Date: 
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Nov 06 2018.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Toastmasters

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Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room
Tuesdays, September 4th to December 18th;
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 Dec 18 2018.
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm
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