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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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Author Encounter: Gail Bowen

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Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Thursday, September 6th; 
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Meet the author of the highly-acclaimed Joanne Kilbourne mystery novels, on tour promoting her latest release, A Darkness of the Heart! Gail was most recently recognized in 2018 with the Crime Writers of Canada Grand Master Award.

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Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Book Club in A Bag: New Title Release Party

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Courtice Branch
Tuesday, November 6th;
5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

We’re very excited to launch the new Book Club in a Bag sets! Your Library has added 25 new kits to the collection based on your feedback!

Jennifer Robson, author of the Book Club in a Bag title Somewhere in France, will be on hand to help us celebrate! Jennifer will answer questions about the book and read from her newest title, Goodnight From London!

Stop by the Courtice Branch to get a sneak peek and first dibs on booking the new kits! All new Book Club in a Bag kits will be available for requests on Monday, November 12th.

Please visit our Book Club in a Bag page for more informatoin about this service.

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
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Culture Days

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Visual Arts Centre of Clarington
Saturday, September 29th and
Sunday, September 30th;
10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Check out the Clarington Outdoor Art Festival and swing by the Library booth! Hosted at the VAC, it connects people of all ages and backgrounds in a creative place for learning and discovery.

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Repeats every day until Sun Sep 30 2018.
Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 10:30am to 4:00pm
Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 10:30am to 4:00pm
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