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Victoria Day: All Branches Closed

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Please note that all Clarington Public Library branches will be closed on Victoria Day.

Regular hours will be in effect on Saturday, May 18th and Sunday, May 19th.

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Monday, May 20, 2019 - 9:00am to 9:00pm
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Easter Monday: All Branches Closed

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Please note that all Clarington Public Library branches will be closed on Good Friday (April 19th), Easter Sunday (April 21st), and Easter Monday (April 22nd).

Regular hours will be in effect on Saturday, April 20th.

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Monday, April 22, 2019 - 9:00am to 9:00pm
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Easter Sunday: All Branches Closed

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Please note that all Clarington Public Library branches will be closed on Good Friday (April 19th), Easter Sunday (April 21st), and Easter Monday (April 22nd).

Regular hours will be in effect on Saturday, April 20th.

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Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
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Good Friday: All Branches Closed

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Please note that all Clarington Public Library branches will be closed on Good Friday (April 19th), Easter Sunday (April 21st), and Easter Monday (April 22nd).

Regular hours will be in effect on Saturday, April 20th.

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Friday, April 19, 2019 - 9:00am to 9:00pm
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WRAP – Wellness Recovery Action Plan

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Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Friday, May 10th, 
10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Advanced registration required through Durham Mental Health Services at 905-444-3228 or wrap@dmhs.ca
No charge.

The Wellness Recovery Action Plan®, or WRAP®, is a self-management tool grounded in the mental health concepts of hope, education, personal responsibility, self-advocacy, and support. This self-designed prevention and wellness process helps you address physical, mental health, and life issues, aiding you in getting well, staying well, and making your life the way you want it to be. 

In this interactive workshop with Durham Mental Health Services, explore self-help tools including peer counselling, focusing exercises, relaxation, and stress reduction techniques. Also learn about available resources for keeping well and helping yourself feel better in difficult times.    

Presented in partnership with Durham Mental Health Services. 

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Friday, May 10, 2019 - 10:30am to 5:00pm
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What’s Your Ancestry?

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Courtice Branch, The Lab
Monday, June 24th   
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Research your ancestors and family tree with Ancestry Library Edition, a powerful research and genealogy tool. 

This interactive workshop will teach you how to start using this resource for locating and downloading original historic documents, including census records; voter lists; birth, marriage, and death records; military records; passenger manifests; and much more. 

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Monday, June 24, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
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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.

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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
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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
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