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Effective Communication in Relationships Workshop (Courtice)

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Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Monday, October 3rd
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Improve your relationships with your partner, family, friends, and others. Learn about active listening and empathy, how to better express your needs and feelings, and the role of non-verbal communication.

Presented in partnership with The Coaching Mind.

Check out an alternate session of the Effective Communication in Relationships Workshop on Monday, November 7th online via Zoom! (Registration required for the online session)

 

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Monday, October 3, 2022 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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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

Chair Yoga

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[Ages 55+]

Newcastle Branch
Wednesdays, September 14th to December 21st
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

There will be no program on November 2nd.

Drop in; no registration required. No charge.

This program is being offered again Winter 2023, starting January 4th!

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 Dec 21 2022 except Wed Nov 02 2022.
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, October 5, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, October 12, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, October 19, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, November 9, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, November 23, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, November 30, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, December 14, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, December 21, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
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Tabletop Tuesdays

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[Adults, youth]

Newcastle Branch, Study Suite
Tuesdays, September 13th to December 20th
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required. No charge.

This program is being offered again Winter 2023, starting January 17th!

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 Dec 20 2022 except Tue Oct 18 2022.
Tuesday, September 13, 2022 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, September 20, 2022 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, October 11, 2022 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, October 25, 2022 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, November 1, 2022 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, November 8, 2022 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, November 15, 2022 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, November 22, 2022 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, November 29, 2022 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, December 6, 2022 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, December 13, 2022 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, December 20, 2022 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Everything Employability

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[Adults, youth]

Courtice Branch, Study Suite
Alternate Tuesdays, September 13th to December 20th
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.

This program is being offered again Winter 2023, starting January 17th!

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 Dec 20 2022.
Tuesday, September 13, 2022 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Tuesday, October 11, 2022 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Tuesday, October 25, 2022 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Tuesday, November 8, 2022 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Tuesday, November 22, 2022 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Tuesday, December 6, 2022 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Tuesday, December 20, 2022 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
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Tour of Mohawk Indian Residential School

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Live via Zoom (Zoom link will be emailed to you upon registration)
Thursday, September 21
6:00 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.

Follow along on a tour of the former Mohawk Institute (1831-1970), the first and longest running Indian Residential School in Canada.

The virtual tour looks at the dormitory building prior to the onset of restoration work during the Save the Evidence campaign. Dating from 1904, the current building tour takes visitors from floor to floor and provides historical information with Survivor accounts of their time at the “Mush Hole.”

After the recorded portion, participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and share comments with a Cultural Interpreter.

Presented in partnership with the Municipality of Clarington.

 

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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Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
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Donation Station

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Help alleviate hunger in Clarington! From Sunday, July 24th to Saturday, August 6th 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.

Items Most in Need

View the lists of items below, or download and print and the print the list of most in-demand items (PDF).

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Sunday, July 24, 2022 - 9:00am to Saturday, August 6, 2022 - 5:00pm

Labour Day: All Locations Closed

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Please note that all locations of Clarington Public Library, Museums, & Archives will be closed on Monday, September 5 for Labour Day.

Regular hours will be in effect on Saturday, September 3 and Sunday, September 4.

Please visit the Virtual Branch and Virtual Museum for 24/7 access!

 

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Monday, September 5, 2022 - 9:30am to 8:00pm

Civic Holiday: All Locations Closed

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Please note that all locations of Clarington Public Library, Museums, & Archives will be closed on Monday, August 1 for the Civic Holiday.

Regular hours will be in effect on Saturday, July 30 and Sunday, July 31.

Please visit the Virtual Branch and Virtual Museum for 24/7 access!

 

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Monday, August 1, 2022 - 9:30am to 8:00pm

SRC: StoryWalk, I Am Scary (Sarah Jane Williams)

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[Families]

Sarah Jane Williams Heritage Centre (Bowmanville)
Monday, August 15th to Tuesday, September 6th

From the prolific and beloved author and illustrator Elise Gravel comes this funny and cute board book for the littlest readers. In this sweet little book, a monster tries to scare a young child. But the child insists the monster is not scary but actually quite huggable.

You can also find the book in our collections to read at home!

Be sure to check out the travelling schedule for I Am Scary, and other StoryWalks this summer!

  • June 13th to July 4th: Courtice Branch
  • July 4th to July 25th: Newcastle Branch
  • August 2nd to August 23rd: Orono Branch
  • August 15th to September 6th: Sarah Jane Williams Heritage Centre (Bowmanville)

Written and illustrated by Elise Gravel (© Orca Book Publishers, 2020)

StoryWalk for I Am Scary.

Explore Myths & Legends with the TD Summer Reading Club!

View our TD Summer Reading Club page for full club information!

Summer has arrived! Clarington Public Library is inviting children and their families to beat the dreaded "Summer Slide" or "Summer Brain Drain" with the annual TD Summer Reading Club, Canada’s biggest summer reading program for kids of all ages, all interests and all abilities. Children can boost their reading skills and stay sharp for school with awesome programs and activities! Registration will open as part of Get Your Summer Read On Day on Wednesday, June 15th!

Registration includes a notebook with reading challenges, stickers, and more. You and your child can pick these up at any branch starting Wednesday, June 15th, or at any TD Summer Reading Club program in July and August.

We're excited to offer in-person TD Summer Reading Club programs this year! Programs are weekly and will run from Tuesday, July 5th to Thursday, August 25th.

Venture into magical realms where fantastic creatures roam and anything can (and will) happen. Discover the power of stories and storytelling to entertain and illuminate important lessons. Be enchanted by fairy and folk tales, old and new and from far and wide, as you journey through suspenseful twists and turns. Whatever the stories may be, they are bound to inspire you to imagine and even tell your own story.

 

Co-created and delivered by over 2,200 public libraries across Canada, this national bilingual program is developed by Toronto Public Library in partnership with Library and Archives Canada. Sponsorship is generously provided by TD Bank Group.

Summer Reading Club sponsorship logos.

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 12:00pm to Tuesday, September 6, 2022 - 12:00pm

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