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Courtice Branch

At Home On My Own

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[Ages 10 to 12]

Courtice Branch
Saturday, February 4th
10:30 a.m. to 2:30 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.

This Canadian Safety Council course gives youth the tools and information they need to stay at home alone for short periods of time. The course is facilitated by Red Cross certified instructors from React Right Safety Services.

Topics include:

  • Looking after the house key (make a key chain);
  • Preparing healthy snacks;*
  • Walking home;
  • Appropriate activities when home alone;
  • Electrical/fire safety;
  • Basic First Aid; and
  • Problem solving (house broken into, severe weather).

*Note: A healthy snack will be prepared during this program. Please advise staff of any allergies at time of registration.

Presented in partnership with React Right Safety Services.

Please note that caregivers of children under the age of 10 must be present in the Library for the duration of the program.
 

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, February 4, 2023 - 10:30am to 2:30pm
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Everything Employability

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[Adults, youth]

Courtice Branch, Study Suite
Alternate Tuesdays, starting January 17th
2:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Advanced registration recommended for half hour sessions; walk-ins are accepted. Space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone. No charge.

Meet one-on-one with an Employment Coach and get free individualized feedback on your resume and cover letter, brush up your interview skills, and learn about additional employment services and programs that can help you with your employment goals.

Presented in partnership with Agilec, funded by Employment Ontario.

 

Registration

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

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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Repeats every 2 weeks every Tuesday until Tue Mar 28 2023.
Tuesday, January 17, 2023 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Tuesday, January 31, 2023 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Tuesday, February 14, 2023 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Tuesday, February 28, 2023 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Tuesday, March 14, 2023 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Tuesday, March 28, 2023 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
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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 $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, January 14th at the Newcastle Branch and Saturday, February 25th at the Bowmanville 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, March 4, 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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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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DIY Gifts (Teen Program)

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[Grades 7 to 12]

Courtice Branch
Thursday, December 8
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required; space is limited. You may register in person at any branch, by phoning Member Services at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online using the form below. No charge.

Learn how to make beautiful gifts using simple supplies and ingredients, then wrap them up so they are ready to give!

All supplies will be provided.

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

Registration

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

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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Thursday, December 8, 2022 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Science Meets Art (Scientists in School)

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[Ages 4 to 12]

Courtice Branch
Saturday, December 3
10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Advanced registration required; space is limited. You may register in person at any branch, by phoning Member Services at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online using the form below. No charge.

Register for the afternoon session of this program at the Bowmanville Branch and be sure to check out other great programs this December!

Discover what happens when science meets art! Explore perception as you use shadows, colour, motion, and light to create art from science. You’ll make a puppet, a spinning top and a kaleidoscope, as well as design your own galaxy.

Offered in partnership with Scientists in School.

 

Registration

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

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, December 3, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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Card Making

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[Adults]

Courtice Branch
Thursday, December 1
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

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

Show someone you care with a handmade card. Learn some simple card making techniques then have fun creating your own designs. All supplies will be provided.

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

Registration

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

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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Thursday, December 1, 2022 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Remembrance Day: History & Heroes

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[Adults, youth]

Courtice Branch
Tuesday, November 8
6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required. Space may be limited. No charge.

Join veteran Larry Bryan as he takes a look at Remembrance Day through the lens of history. Mr. Bryan will discuss heroic individuals, why we wear a poppy, and the important act of remembrance.

Mr. Bryan is a Past Serving Member of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders, member of the Glen’s Association, member of the Ontario Regiment Museum in Oshawa, member of the NATO Veterans Group, Cambridge Unit 5, member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 178, and an Honorary Member of the Royal Canadian Dragoons.

 

Remembrance Day promo graphic.

You can also view Clarington Public Library, Museums & Archives rendition of In Flanders Fields with featured images from Clarington's history.

Visit the Municpality of Clarington's webpage to view upcoming Remembrance Day Services and a list of Clarington's War Heroes.

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Tuesday, November 8, 2022 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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Paint Night with Moses Lunham

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[Recommended for ages 10 to adult]

Courtice Branch AND Online via Zoom
Tuesday, November 15
6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required;  space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone. No charge.
Participants attending from home will need to provide their own supplies. Supplies will be provided for those in-person participants at the Courtice Branch.

Join Indigenous artist Moses Lunham live via Zoom! Choose how you attend, either share the creativity as part of a group at the Courtice Branch, or relax from the comfort of home!

Moses will share the inspiration behind his painting and will guide you with step-by-step instructions to create your own Falling Leaves Moon picture. No prior artistic experience is necessary!

Offered in partnership with York/Durham Region Public Libraries.
 

Paint Night Painting.

Supplies

Participants attending from home will need to have the following supplies on hand:

  • Acrylic paint (black, white, blue, yellow, and red);
  • Brushes (small, medium, and large);
  • A canvas (12” x 16” or smaller);
  • Plastic cups for water;
  • Paper plates or paint palettes; and
  • Paper towel.

Supplies will be provided for those in-person participants at the Courtice Branch.
 

Paint night supplies.

About Moses Lunham

Moses Lunham (Anishnaabe) is from Kettle and Stony Point First Nation. An accomplished artist who has shared his work in many art exhibitions and on the Pow Wow trail for many years. Moses continues to work with many school boards and organizations throughout the year teaching art and culture. "My work is a reflection of my people. Their spirituality and ideology." Please visit his website at https://artofmoses.tripod.com/.
 

Registration

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

Participants attending from home will need to provide their own supplies. Supplies will be provided for those in-person participants at the Courtice Branch.

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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Tuesday, November 15, 2022 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
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