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Falls Prevention Class

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[Ages 55+]

Newcastle Branch
Fridays, starting January 6th
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required. No charge.

With a focus on fall prevention, this class couples education with participation in exercises and balance activities that can help reduce your risk of falls. Time will be spent increasing lower body and core strength, balance, and improving posture. Come join us for a fun, interactive experience, and put yourself in the best possible place to avoid fall occurrence.

Presented in partnership with Community Care Durham.

 

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Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Mar 31 2023.
Friday, January 6, 2023 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, January 13, 2023 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, January 20, 2023 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, January 27, 2023 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, February 3, 2023 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, February 10, 2023 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, February 17, 2023 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, February 24, 2023 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, March 3, 2023 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, March 10, 2023 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, March 17, 2023 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, March 24, 2023 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, March 31, 2023 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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Tabletop Tuesdays

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[Adults, youth]

Newcastle Branch, Study Suite
Tuesdays, starting January 17th
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required. No charge.

Whether you’re going fish, winning a triple word score, or crowning your checker, drop in for board and card games of all types! Keep mentally fit and meet members of your community!

 

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Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Mar 28 2023.
Tuesday, January 17, 2023 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, January 24, 2023 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, January 31, 2023 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, February 7, 2023 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, February 14, 2023 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, February 21, 2023 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, February 28, 2023 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, March 7, 2023 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, March 14, 2023 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, March 21, 2023 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, March 28, 2023 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Chair Yoga

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[Ages 55+]

Newcastle Branch
Wednesdays, starting January 4th
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required. No charge.

Seniors Seated Yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced primarily sitting in a chair. Classes are suitable for all fitness levels, with alternative movements or modifications provided.

Increase flexibility, relax the mind and body, and meet new people from your community!

Presented in partnership with Community Care Durham.

 

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Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Mar 29 2023.
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, January 11, 2023 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, January 18, 2023 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, January 25, 2023 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, February 1, 2023 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, February 8, 2023 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, February 15, 2023 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, February 22, 2023 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, March 1, 2023 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, March 8, 2023 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, March 22, 2023 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, March 29, 2023 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
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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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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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Tree Lighting Craft Night

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[Families]

Newcastle Branch
Friday, November 18
5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required. No charge.

Get into the holiday spirit with your Clarington community! Visit the Newcastle BIA Community Town Hall Lighting Ceremony, then drop by the Newcastle Branch for crafts and hot chocolate! The branch will be open special evening hours!

For more information about the tree lighting, please visit the Newcastle BIA website.

Also be sure to check out Bowmanville's Tree Lighting Craft Night on Friday, December 2, and our full line up of Holiday 2022 programs!
 

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Friday, November 18, 2022 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
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Falls Prevention Class

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[Ages 55+]

Newcastle Branch
Fridays, October 7th  to December 16th
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required. No charge.

This program is being offered again Winter 2023, starting January 6th!

With a focus on fall prevention, this class couples education with participation in exercises and balance activities that can help reduce your risk of falls. Time will be spent increasing lower body and core strength, balance, and improving posture. Come join us for a fun, interactive experience, and put yourself in the best possible place to avoid fall occurrence.

Presented in partnership with Community Care Durham.

 

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Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Dec 16 2022.
Friday, October 7, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, October 14, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, October 21, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, October 28, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, November 4, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, November 11, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, November 18, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, November 25, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, December 2, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, December 9, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, December 16, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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Family Storytime (Newcastle)

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[All ages]

Newcastle Branch
Thursdays, starting September 15th
10:30 to 11:00 a.m.

Drop in; no registration required. no charge.

The whole family can enjoy listening to a story, singing songs, and playing games! Children of all ages will develop important early literacy skills and a lifelong love of reading and learning.

Talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing are the key skills and fun ways to help your child get ready to read! Developing early literacy skills makes it easier for children to read once they begin school, and helps foster a lifelong love of reading and learning!

Be sure to view our full Storytime calendar this fall!

 

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Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Nov 24 2022.
Thursday, September 15, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, October 6, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, October 13, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, October 20, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, October 27, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, November 3, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, November 17, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, November 24, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:00am
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Family Storytime (Newcastle)

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[All ages]

Newcastle Branch
Tuesdays, starting September 13th until October 11th
2:00 to 2:30 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required. no charge.

The whole family can enjoy listening to a story, singing songs, and playing games! Children of all ages will develop important early literacy skills and a lifelong love of reading and learning.

Talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing are the key skills and fun ways to help your child get ready to read! Developing early literacy skills makes it easier for children to read once they begin school, and helps foster a lifelong love of reading and learning!

Be sure to view our full Storytime calendar this fall!

 

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Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Oct 11 2022.
Tuesday, September 13, 2022 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, September 20, 2022 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, October 11, 2022 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm
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Harvest Festival Book Sale

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Newcastle Branch
Saturday, October 1st
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Have a book? Give a book.
Need a book? Buy a book!

Support your Library and Museum and visit the Newcastle Branch during the Newcastle Harvest Festival for our largest book sale ever!

Books and other materials donated by the community and de-selected from the Library will be available for purchase all day at bargain rates, and all the proceeds will come back to support Clarington Public Library, Museums, & Archives.
 

Book Donations

Time for a little shelf cleaning! Donations of all materials, including books, DVDs, video games, etc. will be accepted at all locations from Monday, September 12th until Friday, September 30th.

Harvest Festival Book Sale.

 

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Saturday, October 1, 2022 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

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