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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.

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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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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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English Conversation Circle

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Newcastle Branch, George and Kathleen Vice Community Room
Wednesdays, September 19th to December 12th;
(Please note there will be no class on October 17th)
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 Bowmanville Sessions Thursdays, September 20th to December 13th.

 

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Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Dec 12 2018 except Wed Oct 17 2018.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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First Aid (Essential Skills Workshop)

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Newcastle Branch, George and Kathleen Vice Community Room
Tuesday, December 4th and 
Wednesday, December 5th;
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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

Keep your family and those around you safe. Obtain your Standard First Aid and CPR-C certificate. 

Participants must complete the full two-day course and evaluation to achieve certification.

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.

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Repeats every day until Wed Dec 05 2018.
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
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Basic Health & Safety and WHMIS (Essential Skills Workshop)

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Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Friday, November 9th;
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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

Ensure the safety of employers and employees with WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System). 

Participants must complete the full six-hour course and evaluation to achieve certification.

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.

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Friday, November 9, 2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
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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.

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Monday, November 5, 2018 - 9:30am to 3:30pm
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Safe Food Handlers Certification (Essential Skills Workshop)

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Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Friday, September 21st;
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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

Learn the safe way to handle and prepare food for a variety of kitchens and environments, including restaurants, take-out, catering, food trucks, or working directly with high-risk groups such as children and the elderly. 

Participants must complete one full six-hour course and evaluation to achieve certification. The Food Safety Training Certificate meets the requirements of the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care and all Health Departments across the province.

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.

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Friday, September 21, 2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
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Food for Fines

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bag of food.All Branches
Saturday, December 1st to Saturday, December 15th

Alleviate hunger in Clarington! Help a family and your community while reducing your fines.

From December 1st to 15th, bring in non-perishable food items to receive $1 per item off any fines you have on your Library account (to a maximum of $5). Food donations will also be welcomed where no fines are owed! It’s a great way to give back during the holiday season! 

All donated items will be distributed to food banks serving the Clarington community.

Look for “Dear Santa” notes you can answer on each branch’s Christmas trees and decorations! Each tag has food bank donation requests with items most in need this holiday season. You can also download and print the list of most in-demand items.

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Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 9:00am to Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 9:00pm
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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!

 

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Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
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DIY Holiday Cards (Session 2)

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Courtice Branch, The Studio
Sunday, November 25th;
12:00 to 5:00 p.m.

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

Send out personalized holiday cards to family and friends this year, with help from our staff and The Studio in Courtice Branch! Book an appointment on Friday, November 23 or Sunday, November 25, then come dressed in your holiday best; we’ll take it from there!

Already have the skills to make an awesome card, but need the equipment or software? Book time in The Studio whenever works for you – we have a camera, backdrops, and variety of editing software for you to use! Visit www.clarington-library.on.ca/roombookings for full details.

Can't make this session? Check out Session 1 on November 23rd.

 

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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Sunday, November 25, 2018 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
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