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Babysitting Course (Courtice)

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[Ages 11 to 15]

Courtice Branch
Saturday, March 4th
10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone. Cost $60.00 + non-refundable Eventbrite service fee; includes participant manual.
Caregivers and support staff for people with disabilities are admitted free of charge.

Recommended that attendees bring a lunch or snack.

This course teaches youth 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.

Note: Bring a teddy bear to practice on!

Presented in partnership with React Right Safety Services.

Check out alternate sessions of the Babysitting Course on Saturday, April 15 (Bowmanville) and Saturday, May 6 (Newcastle)!
 

Registration

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

Please note the cost is $60.00 + non-refundable Eventbrite service fee.

If you experience any issues with the form, please contact Member Services. If the form does not appear correctly, the event may be fully registered. You can check back later to see if space has opened up, or try registering through our Eventbrite page directly.

 

 

 

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Saturday, March 4, 2023 - 10:30am to 4:30pm
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Babysitting Course (Bowmanville)

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[Ages 11 to 15]

Bowmanville Branch
Saturday, February 25th
10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone. Cost $60.00 + non-refundable Eventbrite service fee; includes participant manual.
Caregivers and support staff for people with disabilities are admitted free of charge.

Recommended that attendees bring a lunch or snack.

This course teaches youth 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.

Note: Bring a teddy bear to practice on!

Presented in partnership with React Right Safety Services.

Check out alternate sessions of the Babysitting Course on Saturday, April 15 (Bowmanville) and Saturday, May 6 (Newcastle)!
 

Registration

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

Please note the cost is $60.00 + non-refundable Eventbrite service fee.

If you experience any issues with the form, please contact Member Services. If the form does not appear correctly, the event may be fully registered. You can check back later to see if space has opened up, or try registering through our Eventbrite page directly.

 

 

 

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Saturday, February 25, 2023 - 10:30am to 4:30pm
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Babysitting Course (Newcastle)

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[Ages 11 to 15]

Newcastle Branch
Saturday, January 14th
10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone. Cost $64.12 (including $4.12 non-refundable Eventbrite fee); includes participant manual.
Caregivers and support staff for people with disabilities are admitted free of charge.

Recommended that attendees bring a lunch or snack.

This course teaches youth 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.

Note: Bring a teddy bear to practice on!

Presented in partnership with React Right Safety Services.

Check out alternate sessions of the Babysitting Course on Saturday, February 25th at the Bowmanville Branch and Saturday, March 4th at the Courtice Branch!
 

Registration

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

Please note the cost includes a $4.12 non-refundable Eventbrite fee.

If you experience any issues with the form, please contact Member Services. If the form does not appear correctly, the event may be fully registered. You can check back later to see if space has opened up, or try registering through our Eventbrite page directly.

 

 

 

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Saturday, January 14, 2023 - 10:30am to 4:30pm
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Stay & Play (Courtice)

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[Ages birth to 4]

Courtice Branch
Wednesdays, December 7, 14, 21
10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Drop in; no registration required. No charge.

Have fun at the library and make new friends! Children and their caregivers will have an opportunity to play, explore and socialize. This is a casual program, please feel free to arrive late or leave early.

Be sure to check out Stay & Play at Bowmanville on Tuesdays, December 6, 13, and 20!

 

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Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Dec 21 2022.
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, December 14, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, December 21, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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Stay & Play (Bowmanville)

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[Ages birth to 4]

Bowmanville Branch
Tuesdays, December 6, 13, 20
10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Drop in; no registration required. No charge.

Have fun at the library and make new friends! Children and their caregivers will have an opportunity to play, explore and socialize. This is a casual program, please feel free to arrive late or leave early.

Be sure to check out Stay & Play at Courtice on Wednesdays, December 7, 14, and 21!

 

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Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Dec 20 2022.
Tuesday, December 6, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Tuesday, December 13, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Tuesday, December 20, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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Fireside Fables (Newcastle)

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[All ages]

Newcastle Branch
Thursday, December 15
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required. No charge.

Join us by the fireplace in your comfiest pajamas. Cuddle up while you listen to a cozy story then jingle along to some favourite songs. Finish the night off with a wintry craft!

This program is also being offered at:

Be sure to check out our full line up of Holiday 2022 programs!

 

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Thursday, December 15, 2022 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Fireside Fables (Bowmanville)

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[All ages]

Bowmanville Branch
Wednesday, December 14
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required. No charge.

Join us by the fireplace in your comfiest pajamas. Cuddle up while you listen to a cozy story then jingle along to some favourite songs. Finish the night off with a wintry craft!

This program is also being offered at:

Be sure to check out our full line up of Holiday 2022 programs!

 

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Wednesday, December 14, 2022 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Fireside Fables (Courtice)

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[All ages]

Courtice Branch
Tuesday, December 13
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required. No charge.

Join us by the fireplace in your comfiest pajamas. Cuddle up while you listen to a cozy story then jingle along to some favourite songs. Finish the night off with a wintry craft!

This program is also being offered at:

Be sure to check out our full line up of Holiday 2022 programs!

 

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Tuesday, December 13, 2022 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Letters to Santa

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[All ages]

All branches
Sunday, November 13 to Sunday, December 4

Write your letters to Santa, family, or friends, either in branch or take the it home! Be sure to provide any letters for Santa to Canada Post before December 9, so they can get to the North Pole in time!

Be sure to check out our full line up of Holiday 2022 programs!

 

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Sunday, November 13, 2022 - 12:30pm to Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 5:00pm
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Donation Station

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Help alleviate hunger in Clarington! From Thursday, December 1 to Thursday, December 15 your Clarington Public Library, Museums, & Archives is collecting donations of food and hygiene items at all locations.

All items collected will go to local organizations: The Clarington East Food Bank, The Salvation Army, and St. Vincent de Paul Society.

Be sure to check out our full line up of Holiday 2022 programs!

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Thursday, December 1, 2022 - 9:30am to Thursday, December 15, 2022 - 8:00pm
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