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English Conversation Circle

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Please note that the English Conversation Circle program at the Bowmanville Branch has been cancelled

Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room
Thursdays, September 20th to December 13th; 
6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required. 
No charge.

Practice speaking English and learn more about the Clarington community and life in Canada! Join the English Conversation Circle and discover English as a Second Language resources, get connected to your community, and practice your English speaking skills!

Presented in partnership with the Community Development Council Durham.

Can't make this session? Check out our Newcastle Sessions Wednesdays, September 19th to December 12th.

 

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Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Sep 27 2018.
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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SMART Serve Certification (Essential Skills Workshop)

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Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room
Monday, November 5th
(Please note this program was rescheduled from Monday, October 1st due to instructor illness)
9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone.
No charge.
Registrants must be 19+ years.

Learn how to implement a responsible alcohol service and maintain a safe environment. 

Participants must complete one full six-hour course and evaluation to achieve certification. The Smart Serve Responsible Alcohol Beverage Service Training Program is approved by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) as a server training program for the Ontario hospitality industry.

Presented in association with Durham College. All programming is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development.

More About Essential Skills Workshops
Put yourself on the road to success with professional and certification courses! Gain the skills you need to meet the needs and challenges of your future academic and career goals.
For more information, please contact Jamie McAdam, Durham College Learning Facilitator, at 905-721-2000 x2504, or jamie.mcadam@durhamcollege.ca.

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: 
Monday, November 5, 2018 - 9:30am to 3:30pm
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Member Appreciation

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Bowmanville Branch
Saturday, December 1st;
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

We’re celebrating you, our wonderful members! Drop by to enjoy a warm drink and treats, and chat with members of the Library Board.

Also enter the prize draw for your chance to win! This is all part of our way of saying “thank you” for being such great Library members!

 

Date: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
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Spooky Stories

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[All ages]
Bowmanville Branch, Children’s Area
Friday, October 26th;  
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

It’s almost Halloween! Join us for some spine-tingling tales that are sure to get you in the mood to trick or treat.

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, October 26, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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Author Encounter: Mireille Messier

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[Ages 7 to 9]
Bowmanville Branch, Children’s Area
Wednesday, November 14th; 
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone.
Class visits welcome.
No charge.

Mireille Messier is a bilingual children’s author who previously worked as a television and radio host, and loves graphic novels, swing music and wearing red shoes! Mireille presents in both French and English, a great opportunity for French Immersion students.

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $153 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country.
Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien. L’an dernier, le Conseil a investi 153 millions de dollars pour mettre de l’art dans la vie des Canadiennes et des Canadiens de tout le pays.

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: 
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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Author Encounter: Arlene Chan

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[Ages 9 to 10]
Bowmanville Branch, Children’s Area
Monday, September 24th; 
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone.
Class visits welcome.
No charge.

Celebrate the Moon Festival with Arlene Chan, author of seven books about the history, culture, and traditions of the Chinese in Canada! This mid-autumn festival is a centuries-old celebration of the harvest, and plays an important role in Chinese culture.

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $153 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country.
Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien. L’an dernier, le Conseil a investi 153 millions de dollars pour mettre de l’art dans la vie des Canadiennes et des Canadiens de tout le pays.

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: 
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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