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Babysitting Course (Session 3)

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[Ages 11 to 15]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Friday, November 22nd
10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone.
Cost $60; includes participant manual.
Recommended that attendees bring a lunch or snack.

This course teaches your teen the fundamental skills they need to start their 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.

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

Presented in partnership with React Right Safety Services.

Note: Bring a teddy bear to practice on!

 

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.

Please note that Eventbrite has updated their refund policy. The Eventbrite service fee and payment processing fee (approximately 5% of the total cost) will no longer be refunded in the event of a registration cancellation.

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Friday, November 22, 2019 - 10:30am to 5:30pm
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Girls Who Code Club

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[Ages 13 to 18]

Courtice Branch, The Lab
Mondays, September 30th to December 9th

Note: there will be no program on Monday, Octobe 14th due to Thanksgiving.
4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Please note this program has been rescheduled from Tuesdays, October 1st to December 3rd.

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

Get the skills and confidence you need for a career with technology! This free 10-week after-school program is designed for girls with a wide range of computer science skills. In the Club, girls engage in fun and simple online coding tutorials, build community through interactive activities, learn about inspiring role models in tech, and work together to design solutions to real-world problems facing their communities.

Presented in partnership with Girls Who Code, a non-profit organization dedicated to closing the gender gap in technology by teaching computer science, bravery, and sisterhood.  

The Girls Who Code curricula are particularly designed and intended to serve those who identify as female, regardless of gender assignment at birth or legal recognition, between the ages of 13 and 18. For more information on Girls Who Code eligibility, please see their website.

Please note that an email address is required, so course materials and further information may be emailed to participants prior to the start of the program.

 

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.

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Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Dec 09 2019 except Mon Oct 14 2019.
Monday, September 30, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday, October 7, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday, October 21, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday, October 28, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday, November 4, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday, November 11, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday, November 18, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday, November 25, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday, December 2, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday, December 9, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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c_wonder Workshop

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[Ages 7 to 13]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Saturday, December 7th
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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

Boost your child’s STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills with Ontario Tech University’s Engineering Outreach!

With a focus on the engineering design process, critical thinking, and problem solving, each workshop encourages children to explore different STEM concepts, including coding, robotics, circuits, and design thinking.

Visit the Engineering Outreach page for more great STEM-based programs at https://engineering.uoit.ca/outreach!   

Presented in partnership with Ontario Tech University (formerly University of Ontario Institute of Technology) Engineering Outreach.

Be sure to sign up for other c_wonder Workshops!

 

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

 

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.

(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.)

 

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Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
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c_wonder Workshop

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[Ages 7 to 13]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Saturday, November 23rd
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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

Boost your child’s STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills with Ontario Tech University’s Engineering Outreach!

With a focus on the engineering design process, critical thinking, and problem solving, each workshop encourages children to explore different STEM concepts, including coding, robotics, circuits, and design thinking.

Visit the Engineering Outreach page for more great STEM-based programs at https://engineering.uoit.ca/outreach!   

Presented in partnership with Ontario Tech University (formerly University of Ontario Institute of Technology) Engineering Outreach.

Be sure to sign up for other c_wonder Workshops!

 

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

 

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.

(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.)

 

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Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
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c_wonder Workshop

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[Ages 7 to 13]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Saturday, September 28th
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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

Boost your child’s STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills with Ontario Tech University’s Engineering Outreach!

With a focus on the engineering design process, critical thinking, and problem solving, each workshop encourages children to explore different STEM concepts, including coding, robotics, circuits, and design thinking.

Visit the Engineering Outreach page for more great STEM-based programs at https://engineering.uoit.ca/outreach!   

Presented in partnership with Ontario Tech University (formerly University of Ontario Institute of Technology) Engineering Outreach.

Be sure to sign up for other c_wonder Workshops!

 

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

 

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.

(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.)

 

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Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
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Stop Motion Magic (Session 1)

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[Ages 8 and up]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Tuesdays, September 10th to October 22nd    
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!

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

 

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Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Oct 22 2019.
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Mother Goose Stories & Songs

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[Caregivers with children 12 months and under]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Wednesdays, October 2nd to November 20th
1:30 to 3:00 p.m.

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

Learn new songs and silly rhymes to help engage your baby and help develop their early literacy skills like talking, singing, and reading!

Presented in partnership with EarlyON Child and Family Centres Bowmanville.

 

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.

(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.)

 

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Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Nov 20 2019.
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
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Video Game Tourney (P.A. Day Adventures!)

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[Ages 8 to 13]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Friday, September 27th
1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Sign up yourself, or a team, and play to win! There will be a division for novices, and a division for more experienced players.

Be sure to check out our other P.A. Day Adventures on this day!

 

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

 

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Friday, September 27, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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Baby Massage Class (Session 3)

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[Caregivers with children 12 months and under]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Thursdays, October 24th to November 21st  
3:00 to 4:30 p.m.

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

Treat your baby to a relaxing massage! This interactive five-week workshop series promotes infant development and bonding. Learn relaxing massage strokes for your baby that increase circulation and relax their growing muscles. All you need to bring is yourself and your baby!

Presented in Partnership with EarlyON Child and Family Centres Bowmanville.

 

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.

(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.)

 

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Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Nov 21 2019.
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
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Baby Massage Class (Session 2)

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[Caregivers with children 12 months and under]

Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Thursdays, September 12th to October 10th   
3:00 to 4:30 p.m.

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

Treat your baby to a relaxing massage! This interactive five-week workshop series promotes infant development and bonding. Learn relaxing massage strokes for your baby that increase circulation and relax their growing muscles. All you need to bring is yourself and your baby!

Presented in Partnership with EarlyON Child and Family Centres Bowmanville.

 

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.

(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.)

 

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Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Oct 10 2019.
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
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