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Metrolinx Pop-Up

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[All Ages]

Bowmanville Branch
Tuesday, November 15th
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required. No charge.

Stop by and say hello to the Metrolinx Durham Region Community Engagement Team at their pop-up information table to discuss ongoing and upcoming projects and initiatives by Metrolinx including the Bowmanville Extension project. They will be there to answer questions and take any comments or feedback.

Presented in partnership with Metrolinx.

 

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Tuesday, November 15, 2022 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
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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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Life Hacks for Teens: Credit

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[Ages 13 to 19]

Online via Zoom
Tuesday, January 31
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required;  space is limited. Register online using the form below, in person at any locations, or by phone by calling Member Services at 905-623-7322 x2712.
No charge.

Understand the different features of credit and credit products and how to choose what's best for you. Learn how to manage your credit effectively.

Presented in partnership with the Libraries of Durham Region.

Be sure to check out our Life Hacks for Teens: Investing on Thursday, November 17!

Life Hacks for Teens promo graphic.

 

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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Tuesday, January 31, 2023 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Life Hacks for Teens: Investing

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[Ages 13 to 19]

Online via Zoom
Thursday, November 17
7:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Advanced registration required;  space is limited. Register online using the form below, in person at any locations, or by phone by calling Member Services at 905-623-7322 x2712.
No charge.

Learn the basics of investing to have your money, make money.

Fred Masters, President & Founder of Masters Money Management, will be facilitating a virtual presentation on Mastering Investing.

Presented in partnership with the Libraries of Durham Region.

Be sure to check out our Life Hacks for Teens: Credit on Tuesday, January 31!

Life Hacks for Teens promo image.

 

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, November 17, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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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Bowmanville Pumpkin Parade

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Waverley Place
Tuesday, November 1st
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Jack-o-lanterns may be dropped off at anytime after 3:00 p.m.

Showcase your boo-tiful Jack-o-Lanterns and join the Pumpkin Parade!

Refreshments made available from the Bowmanville High School Senior Band. All non-perishable food donations welcome for the Salvation Army.

 

Pumpkin Parade poster.

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Tuesday, November 1, 2022 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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Counting Week 2022

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Heart made out of books, Counting Week banner.

Show your support, and get counted when it counts!

As part of the anonymous statistical information sent to the Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries annually, Clarington Public Library has designated its Survey Week as Sunday, October 23rd through Saturday, October 29th.

Showing your support is easy! Attend a program, search for items in our mobile app, borrow physical or electronic books and other items, drop in for quiet study, stream a movie, access an eResource, contact us with a question, or follow us on social media. It all counts!

Anonymous statistical information sent to the Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries includes:

  • Circulation of materials, including books, magazines, movies, eBooks, etc.;
  • In-library materials use;
  • Use of eResources and database searches;
  • Use of public computers and WiFi;
  • Reference inquiries;
  • Visits to the Library, including walk-in and electronic; and
  • Social media impressions.

 

More Information about the Ontario Public Libraries Annual Survey Week

Statistical information is gathered and administered by the Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries, which requires all public libraries in the province to measure their activities during a typical week in October or November. The gathered data is vital in providing a representative snapshot into a library’s daily use, and helps identify usage trends and opportunities for growth or new initiatives.

Similar statistics will be recorded by other public libraries across the province this season as part of Ontario Public Libraries Annual Survey Week, which helps create a picture of public library usage locally and throughout Ontario. The measures are similar from year-to-year and the same for all public libraries, allowing for a comparison of performance measures and overall use of the library’s materials, resources, and services over time, and with other libraries across Ontario.

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Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 12:30pm to Saturday, October 29, 2022 - 5:00pm

Mock Election

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[All Ages]

Bowmanville Branch
Friday, October 7th to Monday, October 24th

From now until October 24th, the Clarington Public Library, Museums & Archives is holding a mock election at the Bowmanville Branch, where kids across Clarington can cast their vote towards a fictional Library Mascot! Families can learn about democracy together by experiencing how voting can help a group make a choice.

Elections and voting are an important part of democracy for all Canadians. Voting is the way you choose people to represent you and what you believe in government. By expressing your choice, you are taking part in the democratic process of government that generations of Canadians have fought to build.

For adults over the age of 18, voting in the Clarington 2022 Municipal Elections will take place electronically using the internet and telephone from Tuesday, October 18th until Monday, October 24th. For more information on how to vote, you can visit www.clarington.net/votes.

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Friday, October 7, 2022 - 9:30am to Monday, October 24, 2022 - 8:00pm

All Locations Closed 9am-5pm

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All locations of the Clarington Public Library, Museums & Archives will be closed on Tuesday, October 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for staff professional development.

The Bowmanville, Courtice, and Newcastle Branches will re-open to the public from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Tuesday, October 18, 2022 - 9:30am to 5:00pm

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