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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
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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.

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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
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Interviews 101 (Enhancing Employment Outcomes)

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Courtice Branch, A Suite
Monday, June 17th
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Drop in, no registration required.
No charge.

Great, you’ve got an interview, but now what? Go from anxious and terrified to prepared and ready. Learn how to prepare for common interview questions, brush up on communication skills, and even take part in mock interviews.

Presented in partnership with Agilec. Funding provided by Employment Ontario.
 

Be sure to check out our other Enhancing Employment Outcomes workshops!

 

More About Enhancing Employment Outcomes
Meet one-on-one with an Employment Coach and get individualized advice and feedback in these employment workshops! Each workshop will also feature additional employment services and programs that can help you achieve your career goals. 

Location: 
Date: 
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
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Cover Letters 101 (Enhancing Employment Outcomes)

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Courtice Branch, A Suite
Monday, May 13th
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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No charge.

It’s often not enough to send only a resume; make your skills, experience, and education stand out with a well-written cover letter!

Presented in partnership with Agilec. Funding provided by Employment Ontario.
 

Be sure to check out our other Enhancing Employment Outcomes workshops!

 

More About Enhancing Employment Outcomes
Meet one-on-one with an Employment Coach and get individualized advice and feedback in these employment workshops! Each workshop will also feature additional employment services and programs that can help you achieve your career goals. 

Location: 
Date: 
Monday, May 13, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
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Resumes 101 (Enhancing Employment Outcomes)

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Courtice Branch, A Suite
Monday, April 15th  
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Drop in, no registration required.
No charge.

Get your resume noticed! Learn what employers look for in a resume, the keywords to include, and other tips and tricks to help get you that interview! 

Presented in partnership with Agilec. Funding provided by Employment Ontario.
 

Be sure to check out our other Enhancing Employment Outcomes workshops!

 

More About Enhancing Employment Outcomes
Meet one-on-one with an Employment Coach and get individualized advice and feedback in these employment workshops! Each workshop will also feature additional employment services and programs that can help you achieve your career goals. 

Location: 
Date: 
Monday, April 15, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
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National Canadian Film Day

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[All ages]

Newcastle Branch, George and Kathleen Vice Community Room
Thursday, April 18th, 
6:00 to 7:30 p.m. 

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Celebrate National Canadian Film Day! Drop by for a showing of the feature animated film, Ballerina (Leap!) 

Félicie is a young orphan who has only one passion – dance. With her best friend and budding inventor, Victor, they come up with a madcap scheme to escape their orphanage for Paris, the City of Lights, where she’ll try to make her crazy dream of becoming a prima ballerina at the Paris Opera come true! (French with English subtitles.)

Presented in partnership with Canadian Parents for French and REEL Canada. 

 

Célébrez la Journée du Cinéma Canadien avec Canadian Parents for French!  Passez pour une projection du film animé Ballerina (Leap!)

Félicie est une jeune orpheline gui ne vit que pour sa passion : la danse. Avec l’aide de son meilleur ami Victor, qui souhaite devenir un grand inventeur, elle élabore un plan rocambolesque pour s’évader de l’orphelinat et se rendre à Paris, la Ville lumière. Félicie devra se battre plus que jamais, se surpasser et apprendre de ses erreurs afin de réaliser son rêve la plus fou : devenir un danseuse étoile à l’Opéra de Paris!

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Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
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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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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
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Social Media Basics (Computer Basics)

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Courtice Branch, The Lab
Monday, June 17th
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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

Discover what a tweet is, why everyone “likes” @ClaringtonLib, and how to Instagram your photos! Learn about the different social media platforms and sign up for your favourite ones.

Brush up on more Computer Basic skills with the following workshops:  

 

Registration

You may register in person at any branch, by phoning Information Services at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online using the form below.

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Monday, June 17, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
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