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Pan Am Games Colouring Contest at Brooklin
10:00 AM

Pick up your Pachi Colouring page and break out your crayons and markers.
You could win an official Plush Pachi, mascot of the 2015 Pan Am games.

Drop off your entry to a staff member at the Brooklin Branch by 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 30 to be entered for the prize draw!

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Facebook for Beginners at Central
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

This workshop will cover the basic skills needed to set up and start using a Facebook account.

This workshop will discuss how to interact on Facebook, including public and private messages, sharing pictures, protecting your privacy and much more.

Whether you already have a Facebook account and want to learn more, or need help setting up an account, this workshop will give you necessary skills to enjoy using Facebook.

Please note: attendees must have basic computer skills and a Facebook account before attending this workshop.

 

The library reserves the right to limit registration.

Reference Department 905 668-6531 x.2020 askreference@whitbylibrary.on.ca
Central Library - Lab
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1-on-1 Computer Help by Appointment at Brooklin
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Sign up for a free one-on-one computer training session and we can help you on the road to becoming more tech-savvy. Training sessions are 1/2 an hour and are tailored to the area where you need help.

For example, we can help you learn to:
            -Format your resume,
            -Fine tune your searching skills
            -Complete an online form
            -Create an email account
            -Search the library catalogue and manage your account
            -Use the library research databases
            -A specialized topic of your choice (ex: e-reader help)

Please note that we will not do transactions involving credit cards, personal information or banking instruction.  Also, the library cannot offer technical support or assist with any problem a patron may have with their own personal computer/laptop.

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Sunday May 24, 2015
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Pan Am Games Colouring Contest at Brooklin
10:00 AM

Pick up your Pachi Colouring page and break out your crayons and markers.
You could win an official Plush Pachi, mascot of the 2015 Pan Am games.

Drop off your entry to a staff member at the Brooklin Branch by 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 30 to be entered for the prize draw!

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Monday May 25, 2015
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The Ideas Cafe at Brooklin
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

The Ideas Cafe - The News, Your Views.

Around the corner or around the world, bring your views on current affairs. Adults (55+) are invited to join the discussion.

This group meets weekly in the BCCL Board Room.

Register in person at the BCCL reception desk.
In Partnership with the Seniors Centre.
 

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
Brooklin Branch
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Pan Am Games Colouring Contest at Brooklin
10:00 AM

Pick up your Pachi Colouring page and break out your crayons and markers.
You could win an official Plush Pachi, mascot of the 2015 Pan Am games.

Drop off your entry to a staff member at the Brooklin Branch by 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 30 to be entered for the prize draw!

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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iPad Beyond the Basics at Central
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

This is the second of two workshops on Apple devices. Please bring your device to the workshop.

This class will cover more intermediate functions of how to use an Apple tablet device, such as an iPad or iPhone. This includes how to back up the device, how to edit pictures on the device, how to use additional browser features, and other additional features of the device.

To register, click the green button below.

For more information, or to register contact any branch of the Whitby Public Library, or visit www.whitbylibrary.on.ca

The Library reserves the right to limit registration.

Reference Department 905 668-6531 x.2020 askreference@whitbylibrary.on.ca
Central - Meeting Room 1B
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Book Club at Brooklin
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Interested in joining our book club?

Registration begins on Saturday, December 13 at 10:00 a.m. in person only. Phone registration will be accepted after noon if there are any remaining spots.

Drop by the Information Desk at Brooklin Branch to register for our Winter/Spring 2015 session and to pick up your first book.

The Brooklin Branch Book Club will meet every 3rd Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
Space is limited to 12 members.

Winter/Spring 2015 Selections:
January - The Humans by Matt Haig
February - The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker
March - Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
April - Holy Cow: An Indian Adventure by Sarah Macdonald
May - The Orenda by Joseph Boyden
June - Quiet: the Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Make It Monday at Central
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

March Winds, April Showers
Bring Forth May Flowers.......

Everyone has at least one glass vase from a gift of flowers. As pretty as they are plain, they can be taken up a notch with some added decoration. Join us for an evening of crafting, conversation and laughter!

Adult Program
Please be aware that these programs have waiting lists. If you cannot attend please contact us as soon as possible if not attending so others may have the chance to enjoy the workshop. Participants who have not arrived by the start of the program may forfeit their reservation.  Thank you for your consideration.

Central - Meeting Room 1B
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Tuesday May 26, 2015
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Pan Am Games Colouring Contest at Brooklin
10:00 AM

Pick up your Pachi Colouring page and break out your crayons and markers.
You could win an official Plush Pachi, mascot of the 2015 Pan Am games.

Drop off your entry to a staff member at the Brooklin Branch by 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 30 to be entered for the prize draw!

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Read with Me at Brooklin
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Babies (0 -12 months) and their caregivers are invited to join Joan Gajadharsingh, Early Literacy Specialist from Ontario Early Years, for a 4-week ‘Read with Me’ program introducing babies to the world of books, rhymes and songs.

This program is designed to provide you with an understanding of your child’s learning potential and abilities, promote language development, learn links to community programs and most importantly – have fun with your baby in a literacy rich environment!

Space is limited.
Registration begins Wednesday, April 1 at 10:00 a.m.
Registration is required:
To Register click the green button below
or
Contact any branch of the Whitby Public Library.

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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1-on-1 Computer Help By Appointment at Central
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Have you taken our courses, had time to practice, and now need a refresher?  
 
Sign up for a free one-on-one computer help session and we can help you on the road to becoming more tech-savvy. Sessions are one hour and are tailored to the area where you need help. 
 
We can help you learn to:
 
-Complete an online form
-Search the library catalogue and manage your account
-Create an email account and manage your mail
-Download eBooks, eAudiobooks and magazines
-Sign up for and use Facebook
-Use the library research databases
-Use Microsoft Office (excluding Outlook)
 
We can also review any topic that is covered in our group classes.
 
Please note that we will not do transactions involving credit cards, personal information or banking instruction.  Also, the library cannot offer technical support or assist with any problem a patron may have with their own personal computer/laptop.

The Library reserves the right to limit registration.

Reference Department 905 668-6531 x.2020 askreference@whitbylibrary.on.ca
Central Library - Lab
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1-on-1 Computer Help by Appointment at Brooklin
2:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Sign up for a free one-on-one computer training session and we can help you on the road to becoming more tech-savvy. Training sessions are 1/2 an hour and are tailored to the area where you need help.

For example, we can help you learn to:
            -Format your resume,
            -Fine tune your searching skills
            -Complete an online form
            -Create an email account
            -Search the library catalogue and manage your account
            -Use the library research databases
            -A specialized topic of your choice (ex: e-reader help)

Please note that we will not do transactions involving credit cards, personal information or banking instruction.  Also, the library cannot offer technical support or assist with any problem a patron may have with their own personal computer/laptop.

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Fireside Stories with Susan at Brooklin
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to join Susan at our fireplace for a half-hour of stories, songs and fingerplays.

Registration is not required. All ages welcome.

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Wednesday May 27, 2015
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Pan Am Games Colouring Contest at Brooklin
10:00 AM

Pick up your Pachi Colouring page and break out your crayons and markers.
You could win an official Plush Pachi, mascot of the 2015 Pan Am games.

Drop off your entry to a staff member at the Brooklin Branch by 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 30 to be entered for the prize draw!

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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1-on-1 Computer Help by Appointment at Brooklin
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Sign up for a free one-on-one computer training session and we can help you on the road to becoming more tech-savvy. Training sessions are 1/2 an hour and are tailored to the area where you need help.

For example, we can help you learn to:
            -Format your resume,
            -Fine tune your searching skills
            -Complete an online form
            -Create an email account
            -Search the library catalogue and manage your account
            -Use the library research databases
            -A specialized topic of your choice (ex: e-reader help)

Please note that we will not do transactions involving credit cards, personal information or banking instruction.  Also, the library cannot offer technical support or assist with any problem a patron may have with their own personal computer/laptop.

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Senior Wednesday Travel Program
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Please join us as we travel the world through film, book display and taste- no passport required!

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Decoupage Vase. An Adult Event at Rossland Branch
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Adults of all ages are invited to join us for an afternoon of crafting.

Decoupage a vase on May 27. Your finished project will look beautiful and complicated, but it is so easy!

To register, click the green button below or call or visit any branch of Whitby Public Library.

Rossland Branch 905 668-1886 askrossland@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Thursday May 28, 2015
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Pan Am Games Colouring Contest at Brooklin
10:00 AM

Pick up your Pachi Colouring page and break out your crayons and markers.
You could win an official Plush Pachi, mascot of the 2015 Pan Am games.

Drop off your entry to a staff member at the Brooklin Branch by 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 30 to be entered for the prize draw!

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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1-on-1 Computer Help By Appointment at Central
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Have you taken our courses, had time to practice, and now need a refresher?  
 
Sign up for a free one-on-one computer help session and we can help you on the road to becoming more tech-savvy. Sessions are one hour and are tailored to the area where you need help. 
 
We can help you learn to:
 
-Complete an online form
-Search the library catalogue and manage your account
-Create an email account and manage your mail
-Download eBooks, eAudiobooks and magazines
-Sign up for and use Facebook
-Use the library research databases
-Use Microsoft Office (excluding Outlook)
 
We can also review any topic that is covered in our group classes.
 
Please note that we will not do transactions involving credit cards, personal information or banking instruction.  Also, the library cannot offer technical support or assist with any problem a patron may have with their own personal computer/laptop.

The Library reserves the right to limit registration.

Reference Department 905 668-6531 x.2020 askreference@whitbylibrary.on.ca
Central Library - Lab
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Pinterest for Beginners at Central
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

This workshop will cover the basic skills needed to set up and start using a Pinterest account.

This workshop will discuss how to use Pinterest, including what "pinning" is, how to create and organize your pins and much more.

Whether you already have a Pinterest account and want to learn more, or need help setting up an account, this workshop will give you the necessary skills to enjoy using Pinterest.

Please note: attendees must have basic computer skills and a valid email address before attending this workshop.

Reference Department 905 668-6531 x.2020 askreference@whitbylibrary.on.ca
Central Library - Lab
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English Conversation Circle at Central
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Do you want to practice your English language skills? We can help! Drop by the Whitby Central Library Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

For more information call Maria 905 686-2661 or email:MAbogado@cdcd.org . The Conversation Circle is run by Settlement Services of Community Development Council Durham.  

Central - Meeting Room 2
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Friday May 29, 2015
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Pan Am Games Colouring Contest at Brooklin
10:00 AM

Pick up your Pachi Colouring page and break out your crayons and markers.
You could win an official Plush Pachi, mascot of the 2015 Pan Am games.

Drop off your entry to a staff member at the Brooklin Branch by 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 30 to be entered for the prize draw!

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Drop-in Family Storytime at Brooklin
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to this half-hour of stories, songs and fingerplays.
 
Registration is not required. All ages welcome.

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Drop In Family Storytime at Rossland Branch
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Children (all ages) and their caregivers are invited to join us for a half hour of stories, songs and fingerplays.


No registration required.

Rossland Branch 905 668-1886 askrossland@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Drop-in Family DUPLO at Brooklin
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Join us this spring to build and explore.
We have Duplo—bring your imagination!
A fun, creative program for children and their cargivers.

This program is for ages 2 - 5

Registration is not required.  Space is limited to the first 15 participants.

***Please note that for child under the age of 10 years, a parent/caregiver must remain in the library as per the Whitby Public Library Unattended Child Policy.

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
Brooklin Branch Program Room
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Saturday May 30, 2015
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1-on-1 Computer Help by Appointment at Brooklin
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Sign up for a free one-on-one computer training session and we can help you on the road to becoming more tech-savvy. Training sessions are 1/2 an hour and are tailored to the area where you need help.

For example, we can help you learn to:
            -Format your resume,
            -Fine tune your searching skills
            -Complete an online form
            -Create an email account
            -Search the library catalogue and manage your account
            -Use the library research databases
            -A specialized topic of your choice (ex: e-reader help)

Please note that we will not do transactions involving credit cards, personal information or banking instruction.  Also, the library cannot offer technical support or assist with any problem a patron may have with their own personal computer/laptop.

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
Brooklin Branch
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Pan Am Games Colouring Contest at Brooklin
10:00 AM

Pick up your Pachi Colouring page and break out your crayons and markers.
You could win an official Plush Pachi, mascot of the 2015 Pan Am games.

Drop off your entry to a staff member at the Brooklin Branch by 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 30 to be entered for the prize draw!

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Twitter for Beginners at Central
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

This workshop will cover the basic skills needed to set up and start using a Twitter account.

This workshop will discuss how to interact with others using Twitter, including how to follow someone on Twitter (and what that means!) tweeting, mentions, and much more.

Whether you already have a Twitter account and want to learn more, or need help setting up an account, this workshop will give you necessary skills to enjoy using Twitter.

Please note: attendees must have basic computer skills and a valid email address before attending this workshop.

 

The library reserves the right to limit registation.

Reference Department 905 668-6531 x.2020 askreference@whitbylibrary.on.ca
Central Library - Lab
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Monday June 1, 2015
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The Ideas Cafe at Brooklin
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

The Ideas Cafe - The News, Your Views.

Around the corner or around the world, bring your views on current affairs. Adults (55+) are invited to join the discussion.

This group meets weekly in the BCCL Board Room.

Register in person at the BCCL reception desk.
In Partnership with the Seniors Centre.
 

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Non-Fiction Book Club at Central
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us for the Non-Fiction Book Club. This month's selection is This Is Your Brain on Music by Daniel J. Levitin.

In this meeting of art and science, rocker-turned-neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin explores the connection between music—its performances, its composition, how we listen to it, why we enjoy it—and the human brain. Drawing on the latest research and on musical examples ranging from Mozart, Ella Fizgerald, and U2 to Schoenberg, Metallica, and "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" Levitin reveals:

  • how composers exploit the way our brains make sense of the world
  • why we emotionally attach to music we listen to as teenagers
  • why 10,000 hours of practice—not talent—makes virtuosos
  • how insidious jingles get stuck in our heads

Taking on prominent thinkers who argue that music is nothing more than an evolutionary accident, Levitin argues that music is fundamental to our species, perhaps even more so than language. This is Your Brain on Music is an ear-opening, mind-blowing investigation into an obsession at the centre of human nature.

All of our non-fiction book club selections are available in alternative formats (eg. audiobook). If you require an alternative format, please speak with the book club coordinator.

Registration is required. To register, click on the green button below, call 905-668-6531 x 2020 or email askreference@whitbylibrary.on.ca.

Please pick your book up at the second floor information desk of the Central Library.

Central - Meeting Room 1A
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Tuesday June 2, 2015
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Fireside Stories with Susan at Brooklin
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to join Susan at our fireplace for a half-hour of stories, songs and fingerplays.

Registration is not required. All ages welcome.

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Introduction to 3D Printing
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Learn the basics of 3d printing, including how to find, download and print your own plastic objects in 3d using the Library's Makerbot Replicator 2. Attending this workshop is not required for use of the 3d printer, but is recommended for those who wish to learn more about this exciting new technology and how to make it work for you.
 
To get the most out of this workshop, registrants should already be comfortable with basic computer functions, like browsing the internet, and downloading files. 
Reference Department 905-668-6531 ext2020 askreference@whitbylibrary.on.ca
Central Library - Lab
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Wednesday June 3, 2015
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1-on-1 Computer Help By Appointment at Central
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Have you taken our courses, had time to practice, and now need a refresher?  
 
Sign up for a free one-on-one computer help session and we can help you on the road to becoming more tech-savvy. Sessions are one hour and are tailored to the area where you need help. 
 
We can help you learn to:
 
-Complete an online form
-Search the library catalogue and manage your account
-Create an email account and manage your mail
-Download eBooks, eAudiobooks and magazines
-Sign up for and use Facebook
-Use the library research databases
-Use Microsoft Office (excluding Outlook)
 
We can also review any topic that is covered in our group classes.
 
Please note that we will not do transactions involving credit cards, personal information or banking instruction.  Also, the library cannot offer technical support or assist with any problem a patron may have with their own personal computer/laptop.

The Library reserves the right to limit registration.

Reference Department 905 668-6531 x.2020 askreference@whitbylibrary.on.ca
Central Library - Lab
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Teas To Your Health. An Adult Event at Rossland Branch
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Herbal tea has surged in popularity and are an effective, inexpensive way to enjoy the taste and benefits of herbs while providing the body with much needed hydration and nutrients.

Sample exotic flavours and learn about the benefits of: Guinea Hen, Lemongrass, Moringa, Sorrel, Soursop, Spanish Thyme and more.

To register, click the green button below, telephone or visit any branch of Whitby Public Library.

 

Rossland Branch 905 668-1886 askrossland@whitbylibrary.on.ca
Rossland Branch
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Thursday June 4, 2015
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Jumping for Joy in June
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

Jumping for Joy in June.  A special drop-in Babytime fro 0 - 18 months and their caregivers.

Join JoAnne for forty-five minutes of songs, stories and rhymes. 

Central Library - Children's Program Room
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1-on-1 Computer Help By Appointment at Central
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Have you taken our courses, had time to practice, and now need a refresher?  
 
Sign up for a free one-on-one computer help session and we can help you on the road to becoming more tech-savvy. Sessions are one hour and are tailored to the area where you need help. 
 
We can help you learn to:
 
-Complete an online form
-Search the library catalogue and manage your account
-Create an email account and manage your mail
-Download eBooks, eAudiobooks and magazines
-Sign up for and use Facebook
-Use the library research databases
-Use Microsoft Office (excluding Outlook)
 
We can also review any topic that is covered in our group classes.
 
Please note that we will not do transactions involving credit cards, personal information or banking instruction.  Also, the library cannot offer technical support or assist with any problem a patron may have with their own personal computer/laptop.

The Library reserves the right to limit registration.

Reference Department 905 668-6531 x.2020 askreference@whitbylibrary.on.ca
Central Library - Lab
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English Conversation Circle at Central
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Do you want to practice your English language skills? We can help! Drop by the Whitby Central Library Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

For more information call Maria 905 686-2661 or email:MAbogado@cdcd.org . The Conversation Circle is run by Settlement Services of Community Development Council Durham.  

Central - Meeting Room 2
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Free Film Night at Central
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

KINKY BOOTS

To save  his inherited shoe factory from imminent bankruptcy, young Charlie Price turns to an unlikely new creative consultant, a sassy cross-dressing cabaret singer whose outrageous style and wild designs are a breath of fresh air in the stuffy old factory.
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Closed captioning is available
Rated PG
Free Film Night and Awards Party - Come vote for your favorites and enjoy some refreshments!

 

To register click on green button below, call or visit any branch or email askreference@whitbylibrary.on.ca
Central 1A & 1B
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Friday June 5, 2015
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Drop-in Family Storytime at Brooklin
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to this half-hour of stories, songs and fingerplays.
 
Registration is not required. All ages welcome.

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Stop, Drop, and Roll Family Storytime at Rossland Branch
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Molly, the Dalmatian helps firefighters promote fire safety  in the community.

Join Fire Prevention Officer Terry and Molly for this special drop in  storytime.

All ages.

No registration required.

Rossland Branch 905 668-1886 askrossland@whitbylibrary.on.ca
Rossland Branch
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Drop-in Family DUPLO at Brooklin
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Join us this spring to build and explore.
We have Duplo—bring your imagination!
A fun, creative program for children and their cargivers.

This program is for ages 2 - 5

Registration is not required.  Space is limited to the first 15 participants.

***Please note that for child under the age of 10 years, a parent/caregiver must remain in the library as per the Whitby Public Library Unattended Child Policy.

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
Brooklin Branch Program Room
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Sunday June 7, 2015
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Study and Stress-Busting Strategies for Exam Time at Brooklin
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Go into exam time feeling prepared and relaxed! In this interactive workshop, learn a variety of effective studdy strategies as well as proven techniques to calm your body and mind.

This workshop is led by Jamie Frendo-Cumbo, Ontario Certified Teacher and Learning Specialist, and Bonnie Pedota, Coounsellor and Author.

Registration is required:
To Register click the green button below
or
Contact any branch of the Whitby Public Library.

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
Brooklin Branch Program Room
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Monday June 8, 2015
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The Ideas Cafe at Brooklin
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

The Ideas Cafe - The News, Your Views.

Around the corner or around the world, bring your views on current affairs. Adults (55+) are invited to join the discussion.

This group meets weekly in the BCCL Board Room.

Register in person at the BCCL reception desk.
In Partnership with the Seniors Centre.
 

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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1-on-1 Computer Help By Appointment at Central
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Have you taken our courses, had time to practice, and now need a refresher?  
 
Sign up for a free one-on-one computer help session and we can help you on the road to becoming more tech-savvy. Sessions are one hour and are tailored to the area where you need help. 
 
We can help you learn to:
 
-Complete an online form
-Search the library catalogue and manage your account
-Create an email account and manage your mail
-Download eBooks, eAudiobooks and magazines
-Sign up for and use Facebook
-Use the library research databases
-Use Microsoft Office (excluding Outlook)
 
We can also review any topic that is covered in our group classes.
 
Please note that we will not do transactions involving credit cards, personal information or banking instruction.  Also, the library cannot offer technical support or assist with any problem a patron may have with their own personal computer/laptop.

The Library reserves the right to limit registration.

Reference Department 905 668-6531 x.2020 askreference@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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How to Camp at Central
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Thinking about going camping, but don't know where to start?

Ontario Parks staff will share their love of camping while providing you with the knowledge you need to plan your next camping adventure!  From packing checklists to directions on how to set up a tent, they will cover a range of topics to help make camping simple and fun!

Family Program

To Register click the green button below
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Contact any branch of the Whitby Public Library

Central - Meeting Room 1
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Tuesday June 9, 2015
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Fireside Stories with Susan at Brooklin
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to join Susan at our fireplace for a half-hour of stories, songs and fingerplays.

Registration is not required. All ages welcome.

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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3D Design Basics
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Learn the basics of 3d modelling software. This workshop covers the basic functions of Autodesk 123d Design which can be used to create your own custom objects, printable on the library's Makerbot Replicator 2 3d printer!
 
To get the most out of this workshop, registrants should already be comfortable with basic computer functions and very comfortable using a mouse.
Reference Department 905-668-6531 ext2020 askreference@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Wednesday June 10, 2015
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Hand Stamped Tea Towels. An Adult Event at Rossland Branch
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Adults of all ages are invited to join us for a crafting afternoon. Impress your summer guests with personalized tea towels.

To register, click the green button below, telephone or visit any branch of Whitby Public Library.

Rossland Branch 905 668-1886 askrossland@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Thursday June 11, 2015
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English Conversation Circle at Central
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Do you want to practice your English language skills? We can help! Drop by the Whitby Central Library Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

For more information call Maria 905 686-2661 or email:MAbogado@cdcd.org . The Conversation Circle is run by Settlement Services of Community Development Council Durham.  

Central - Meeting Room 2
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Facebook for Beginners at Central
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This workshop will cover the basic skills needed to set up and start using a Facebook account.

This workshop will discuss how to interact on Facebook, including public and private messages, sharing pictures, protecting your privacy and much more.

Whether you already have a Facebook account and want to learn more, or need help setting up an account, this workshop will give you necessary skills to enjoy using Facebook.

Please note: attendees must have basic computer skills and a Facebook account before attending this workshop.

 

The library reserves the right to limit registration.

Reference Department 905 668-6531 x.2020 askreference@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Friday June 12, 2015
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Drop-in Family Storytime at Brooklin
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to this half-hour of stories, songs and fingerplays.
 
Registration is not required. All ages welcome.

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Drop In Family Storytime at Rossland Branch
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Children (all ages) and their caregivers are invited to join us for a half hour of stories, songs and fingerplays.


No registration required.

Rossland Branch 905 668-1886 askrossland@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Drop-in Family DUPLO at Brooklin
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Join us this spring to build and explore.
We have Duplo—bring your imagination!
A fun, creative program for children and their cargivers.

This program is for ages 2 - 5

Registration is not required.  Space is limited to the first 15 participants.

***Please note that for child under the age of 10 years, a parent/caregiver must remain in the library as per the Whitby Public Library Unattended Child Policy.

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Saturday June 13, 2015
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Dads are Awesome! Special LEGO Event at Brooklin
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Everything is AWESOME this Father's Day.
Dads and children (5+) are invited to join us for a morning of LEGO fun!

Build together, learn together and play together in this special Father's Day event at Brooklin Branch.
When all the fun is done, take home a sweet Father's Day gift for dad.

Registration is required:
To Register click the green button below
or
Contact any branch of the Whitby Public Library.

NOTE: Children must be age 5+ due to choking hazard with small LEGO pieces.

***Please note that for a child under the age of 10 years, a parent/caregiver must remain in the library as per the Whitby Public Library Unattended Child Policy.

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Monday June 15, 2015
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The Ideas Cafe at Brooklin
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

The Ideas Cafe - The News, Your Views.

Around the corner or around the world, bring your views on current affairs. Adults (55+) are invited to join the discussion.

This group meets weekly in the BCCL Board Room.

Register in person at the BCCL reception desk.
In Partnership with the Seniors Centre.
 

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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1-on-1 Computer Help By Appointment at Central
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Have you taken our courses, had time to practice, and now need a refresher?  
 
Sign up for a free one-on-one computer help session and we can help you on the road to becoming more tech-savvy. Sessions are one hour and are tailored to the area where you need help. 
 
We can help you learn to:
 
-Complete an online form
-Search the library catalogue and manage your account
-Create an email account and manage your mail
-Download eBooks, eAudiobooks and magazines
-Sign up for and use Facebook
-Use the library research databases
-Use Microsoft Office (excluding Outlook)
 
We can also review any topic that is covered in our group classes.
 
Please note that we will not do transactions involving credit cards, personal information or banking instruction.  Also, the library cannot offer technical support or assist with any problem a patron may have with their own personal computer/laptop.

The Library reserves the right to limit registration.

Reference Department 905 668-6531 x.2020 askreference@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Job Search for Youth
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Are you a teen looking for a job or a volunteer opportunity? Each month, an employment counsellor from Northern Lights Canada, will be available in the lobby of the library to assist youth with their job searching needs and available programs. No appointment is necessary, just drop by the table between 2:00 and 4:00 pm to have your job searching questions answered.

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Book Club at Brooklin
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Interested in joining our book club?

Registration begins on Saturday, December 13 at 10:00 a.m. in person only. Phone registration will be accepted after noon if there are any remaining spots.

Drop by the Information Desk at Brooklin Branch to register for our Winter/Spring 2015 session and to pick up your first book.

The Brooklin Branch Book Club will meet every 3rd Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
Space is limited to 12 members.

Winter/Spring 2015 Selections:
January - The Humans by Matt Haig
February - The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker
March - Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
April - Holy Cow: An Indian Adventure by Sarah Macdonald
May - The Orenda by Joseph Boyden
June - Quiet: the Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Tuesday June 16, 2015
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Fireside Stories with Susan at Brooklin
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to join Susan at our fireplace for a half-hour of stories, songs and fingerplays.

Registration is not required. All ages welcome.

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Twitter for Beginners at Central
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This workshop will cover the basic skills needed to set up and start using a Twitter account.

This workshop will discuss how to interact with others using Twitter, including how to follow someone on Twitter (and what that means!) tweeting, mentions, and much more.

Whether you already have a Twitter account and want to learn more, or need help setting up an account, this workshop will give you necessary skills to enjoy using Twitter.

Please note: attendees must have basic computer skills and a valid email address before attending this workshop.

 

The library reserves the right to limit registation.

Reference Department 905 668-6531 x.2020 askreference@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Wednesday June 17, 2015
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1-on-1 Computer Help By Appointment at Central
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Have you taken our courses, had time to practice, and now need a refresher?  
 
Sign up for a free one-on-one computer help session and we can help you on the road to becoming more tech-savvy. Sessions are one hour and are tailored to the area where you need help. 
 
We can help you learn to:
 
-Complete an online form
-Search the library catalogue and manage your account
-Create an email account and manage your mail
-Download eBooks, eAudiobooks and magazines
-Sign up for and use Facebook
-Use the library research databases
-Use Microsoft Office (excluding Outlook)
 
We can also review any topic that is covered in our group classes.
 
Please note that we will not do transactions involving credit cards, personal information or banking instruction.  Also, the library cannot offer technical support or assist with any problem a patron may have with their own personal computer/laptop.

The Library reserves the right to limit registration.

Reference Department 905 668-6531 x.2020 askreference@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Father's Day Hedgehog Paper Weight at Rossland Branch
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Give Dad a cool Hedgehog Paper Weight handmade from his favourite child.

For students in Senior Kindergarden, Grades One and Two.

To register, click the green button below, phone or visit any branch of whitby Public Library.

Rossland Branch 905 668-1886 askrossland@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Father's Day Movie Night and Craft at Brooklin
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Children and their caregivers are invited to join us for a special Father’s Day movie, Can't You Sleep, Little Bear?

"Little Bear can't sleep because he's afraid of the dark. When even the biggest lantern of them all doesn't calm his fears, Big Bear has another idea."

Stay afterwards to make a gift to take home for your father.
All ages are welcome!

This film is not rated.
Closed captioning will be available for this film.

Registration is required:
To Register click the green button below
or
Contact any branch of the Whitby Public Library.

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Diversity Forum on Elder Abuse
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Ethno-cultural and Diversity Advisory Committee and Whitby Public Library are hosting a forum on Elder Abuse Awareness and Prevention. A panel of four specialists, including representatives from Durham Regional Police, Durham Elder Abuse Network, Whitby Seniors’ Services and Elder Abuse Ontario will be sharing their knowledge and answering questions on this important topic. Pre-registration is required.

 

Central - Meeting Room 1
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Thursday June 18, 2015
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Introduction to 3D Printing
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Learn the basics of 3d printing, including how to find, download and print your own plastic objects in 3d using the Library's Makerbot Replicator 2. Attending this workshop is not required for use of the 3d printer, but is recommended for those who wish to learn more about this exciting new technology and how to make it work for you.
 
To get the most out of this workshop, registrants should already be comfortable with basic computer functions, like browsing the internet, and downloading files.
Reference Department 905-668-6531 ext2020 askreference@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Rossland Branch Book Club at Rossland
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

The Rossland Branch Book Club will meet every 3rd Thursday of the month at 2:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

Space is limited to 12 members. Registration is required.

Winter/Spring 2015 Selections:
January - The Best Laid Plans: a novel by Terry Fallis
February - Holy Cow: An Indian Adventure by Sarah Macdonald
March - The Imperfectionists: a novel by Tom Rachman
April - The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker
May - The Humans by Matt Haig
June - Galore: a novel by Michael Crummey

Rossland Branch 905 668-1886 askrossland@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Still Alice: Big Screen Film Club at Brooklin
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Read a Movie. Watch a Book.

Join us for the Brooklin Branch Big Screen Film Club to enjoy movies that are based on books. The Brooklin Branch Film Club will meet every 3rd Thursday of the month. Adults 18+ are invited to register and join us for a free film screening and discussion.

The film for this month is: Still Alice. Based on the novel of the same name by author, Lisa Genova.

 "Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a devastating diagnosis, Alice and her family find their bonds tested." ~IMDb

This film is rated PG according to the Ontario Film Review Board.
Closed captioning will be available for this film.

Registration begins on Friday, January 2 at 10:00 a.m.
Registration is required:
To Register click the green button below
or
Contact any branch of the Whitby Public Library.

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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English Conversation Circle at Central
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Do you want to practice your English language skills? We can help! Drop by the Whitby Central Library Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

For more information call Maria 905 686-2661 or email:MAbogado@cdcd.org . The Conversation Circle is run by Settlement Services of Community Development Council Durham.  

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Twitter and Pinterest for Small Business at Central
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Although most people equate social media with Facebook, both Twitter and Pinterest have qualities that also make them suitable for your social media strategy. In this seminar, Robert Fraser from The Social Business will cover the basics of Twitter and Pinterest and how they can be a good fit for your business, as well as how to use them to reach out to your customers and establish relationships.

This is the final session in our digital marketing series.

Reference 905 668-6531 askreference@whitbylibrary.on.ca
Central - Meeting Room 1B
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Friday June 19, 2015
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Drop-in Family Storytime at Brooklin
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to this half-hour of stories, songs and fingerplays.
 
Registration is not required. All ages welcome.

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Drop In Family Storytime at Rossland Branch
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Children (all ages) and their caregivers are invited to join us for a half hour of stories, songs and fingerplays.


No registration required.

Rossland Branch 905 668-1886 askrossland@whitbylibrary.on.ca
Rossland Branch
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Drop-in Family DUPLO at Brooklin
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Join us this spring to build and explore.
We have Duplo—bring your imagination!
A fun, creative program for children and their cargivers.

This program is for ages 2 - 5

Registration is not required.  Space is limited to the first 15 participants.

***Please note that for child under the age of 10 years, a parent/caregiver must remain in the library as per the Whitby Public Library Unattended Child Policy.

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Monday June 22, 2015
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1-on-1 Computer Help By Appointment at Central
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Have you taken our courses, had time to practice, and now need a refresher?  
 
Sign up for a free one-on-one computer help session and we can help you on the road to becoming more tech-savvy. Sessions are one hour and are tailored to the area where you need help. 
 
We can help you learn to:
 
-Complete an online form
-Search the library catalogue and manage your account
-Create an email account and manage your mail
-Download eBooks, eAudiobooks and magazines
-Sign up for and use Facebook
-Use the library research databases
-Use Microsoft Office (excluding Outlook)
 
We can also review any topic that is covered in our group classes.
 
Please note that we will not do transactions involving credit cards, personal information or banking instruction.  Also, the library cannot offer technical support or assist with any problem a patron may have with their own personal computer/laptop.

The Library reserves the right to limit registration.

Reference Department 905 668-6531 x.2020 askreference@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Make It Monday at Central
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Warm weather means bbq's, picnics and al fresco dining. Ramp up your next outside get together with the symbol of summer - Watermelon! Not just to eat but as decor, favours and fun. Join us for an evening of crafting, conversation and laughter!

Adult Program
Please be aware that these programs have waiting lists. If you cannot attend please contact us as soon as possible so others may have the chance to enjoy the workshop. Participants who have not arrived by the start of the program may forfeit their reservation.  Thank you for your consideration.

To Register click the green button below
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Contact any branch of the Whitby Public Library

Central - Meeting Room 1B
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Tuesday June 23, 2015
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3D Design Basics
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Learn the basics of 3d modelling software. This workshop covers the basic functions of Autodesk 123d Design which can be used to create your own custom objects, printable on the library's Makerbot Replicator 2 3d printer!
 
To get the most out of this workshop, registrants should already be comfortable with basic computer functions and very comfortable using a mouse.
Reference Department 905-668-6531 ext2020 askreference@whitbylibrary.on.ca
Central Library - Lab
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Fireside Stories with Susan at Brooklin
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to join Susan at our fireplace for a half-hour of stories, songs and fingerplays.

Registration is not required. All ages welcome.

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Wednesday June 24, 2015
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Senior Wednesday Travel Program
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Please join us as we travel the world through film, book display and taste- no passport required!

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Thursday June 25, 2015
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1-on-1 Computer Help By Appointment at Central
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Have you taken our courses, had time to practice, and now need a refresher?  
 
Sign up for a free one-on-one computer help session and we can help you on the road to becoming more tech-savvy. Sessions are one hour and are tailored to the area where you need help. 
 
We can help you learn to:
 
-Complete an online form
-Search the library catalogue and manage your account
-Create an email account and manage your mail
-Download eBooks, eAudiobooks and magazines
-Sign up for and use Facebook
-Use the library research databases
-Use Microsoft Office (excluding Outlook)
 
We can also review any topic that is covered in our group classes.
 
Please note that we will not do transactions involving credit cards, personal information or banking instruction.  Also, the library cannot offer technical support or assist with any problem a patron may have with their own personal computer/laptop.

The Library reserves the right to limit registration.

Reference Department 905 668-6531 x.2020 askreference@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Building an Ageless Mind at Central
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Dr. William Tippett is returning with his popular program.

The brain, our ability to think, and our self-concept are so very important to individual lives, and the desire to maintain robust cognitive function is the ultimate goal for anyone concerned about the aging mind. Lifestyle strategies to promote brain health are becoming more prevalent in our society, but understanding what really works and why and how we need to engage in certain activities, as well as what effects one can expect is still not clearly layout for the population.

Thus, Dr. Tippett will highlight in his presentation the best strategies for building an ageless mind, with evidence from current research. In addition in his presentation Dr. Tippett will also examine one of the most profound brain aging related illnesses of our time, Alzheimer's disease, and provide detailed information on how this disease affects the individual, and ways to protect against it, and to alter its course even if it's been diagnosed. Better brain health is possibly for all aging individuals and by following a few guidelines one can expect to see improvements or maintained ability as they age.

To Register click the green button below
or
Contact any branch of the Whitby Public Library

Central - Meeting Room 1
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Friday June 26, 2015
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Drop-in Family Storytime at Brooklin
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to this half-hour of stories, songs and fingerplays.
 
Registration is not required. All ages welcome.

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
Brooklin Branch
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Drop-in Family DUPLO at Brooklin
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Join us this spring to build and explore.
We have Duplo—bring your imagination!
A fun, creative program for children and their cargivers.

This program is for ages 2 - 5

Registration is not required.  Space is limited to the first 15 participants.

***Please note that for child under the age of 10 years, a parent/caregiver must remain in the library as per the Whitby Public Library Unattended Child Policy.

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Monday June 29, 2015
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Introduction to 3D Printing
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Learn the basics of 3d printing, including how to find, download and print your own plastic objects in 3d using the Library's Makerbot Replicator 2. Attending this workshop is not required for use of the 3d printer, but is recommended for those who wish to learn more about this exciting new technology and how to make it work for you.
 
To get the most out of this workshop, registrants should already be comfortable with basic computer functions, like browsing the internet, and downloading files.
Reference Department 905-668-6531 ext2020 askreference@whitbylibrary.on.ca
Central Library - Lab
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Tuesday June 30, 2015
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1-on-1 Computer Help By Appointment at Central
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Have you taken our courses, had time to practice, and now need a refresher?  
 
Sign up for a free one-on-one computer help session and we can help you on the road to becoming more tech-savvy. Sessions are one hour and are tailored to the area where you need help. 
 
We can help you learn to:
 
-Complete an online form
-Search the library catalogue and manage your account
-Create an email account and manage your mail
-Download eBooks, eAudiobooks and magazines
-Sign up for and use Facebook
-Use the library research databases
-Use Microsoft Office (excluding Outlook)
 
We can also review any topic that is covered in our group classes.
 
Please note that we will not do transactions involving credit cards, personal information or banking instruction.  Also, the library cannot offer technical support or assist with any problem a patron may have with their own personal computer/laptop.

The Library reserves the right to limit registration.

Reference Department 905 668-6531 x.2020 askreference@whitbylibrary.on.ca
Central Library - Lab
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Fireside Stories with Susan at Brooklin
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to join Susan at our fireplace for a half-hour of stories, songs and fingerplays.

Registration is not required. All ages welcome.

Brooklin Branch 905 655-3191 askbrooklin@whitbylibrary.on.ca
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Monday July 6, 2015
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Non-Fiction Book Club at Central
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us for the Non-Fiction Book Club. This month's selection is The Devil's Cinema by Steve Lillebuen.

On October 10, 2008, Johnny Altinger left his Edmonton home for a first date with a woman he had met online. He was never seen again. Two weeks earlier, aspiring filmmaker Mark Twitchell finished shooting his latest short film—a horror story about a serial killer who impersonates women on an online dating site to lure unsuspecting men to his suburban kill room. But was his script the blueprint for a real-life murder? And was the shocking document titled S.K. Confessions actually a diary detailing his dark transformation into a would-be serial killer? The Devil's Cinema is the powerfully gripping and definitive account of the notorious "Dexter Killer." Taking us deep into the extraordinary police investigation and the lives of everyone involved, Steve Lillebuen unveils new details drawn from extensive and exclusive interviews—including a year of contact with the killer himself—to craft a compulsively readable story of dangerous obsessions pushed to extremes.

All of our non-fiction book club selections are available in alternative formats (eg. audiobook). If you require an alternative format, please speak with the book club coordinator.

Registration is required. To register, click on the green button below, call 905-668-6531 x 2020 or email askreference@whitbylibrary.on.ca.

Please pick your book up at the second floor information desk of the Central Library.

Central - Meeting Room 1A
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Wednesday July 8, 2015
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Summer Program Kick-off
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Mystic Drumz is coming to all three branches of the Whitby Public Library for our Summer Program Kick-off on Wednesday, July 8th.

Join us for an amzing interactive world music adventure of fun!  At Central Branch, the program begins at 11:00 a.m. in Celebration Square.

In case of rain, the program will be in doors. Pick up your  tickets for this program beginning June 20th at the main floor information desk.

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Central 1A & 1B
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Monday July 13, 2015
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Holland Bloorview- Story Tellers
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Holland Bloorview Storytellers

Central - Meeting Room 1A
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Tuesday July 14, 2015
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Holland Bloorview- Story Tellers
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Holland Bloorview Storytellers

Central - Meeting Room 2
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Wednesday July 15, 2015
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Holland Bloorview- Story Tellers
9:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Holland Bloorview Storytellers

Central - Meeting Room 1B
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Thursday July 16, 2015
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Holland Bloorview- Story Tellers
9:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Holland Bloorview Storytellers

Central - Meeting Room 1B
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Friday July 17, 2015
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Holland Bloorview- Story Tellers
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Holland Bloorview Storytellers

Central - Meeting Room 1B
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Tuesday August 4, 2015
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Non-Fiction Book Club at Central
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us for the Non-Fiction Book Club. This month's selection is Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo.

In Behind the Beautiful Forevers, a bewildering age of global change and inequality is made human through the dramatic story of families striving toward a better life in Annawadi, a makeshift settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels near the Mumbai airport. As India starts to prosper, the residents of Annawadi are electric with hope. Abdul, an enterprising teenager, sees "a fortune beyond counting" in the recyclable garbage that richer people throw away. Meanwhile Asha, a woman of formidable ambition, has identified a shadier route to the middle class. With a little luck, her beautiful daughter, Annawadi's "most-everything girl," might become its first female college graduate. And even the poorest children, like the young thief Kalu, feel themselves inching closer to their dreams. But then Abdul is falsely accused in a shocking tragedy; terror and global recession rock the city; and suppressed tensions over religion, caste, sex, power, and economic envy turn brutal. With intelligence, humour, and deep insight into what connects people to one another in an era of tumultuous change, Behind the Beautiful Forevers, based on years of uncompromising reporting, carries the reader headlong into one of the twenty-first century's hidden worlds—and into the hearts of families impossible to forget.

All of our non-fiction book club selections are available in alternative formats (eg. audiobook). If you require an alternative format, please speak with the book club coordinator.

Registration is required. To register, click on the green button below, call 905-668-6531 x 2020 or email askreference@whitbylibrary.on.ca.

Please pick your book up at the second floor information desk of the Central Library.

Central - Meeting Room 1B
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Monday August 10, 2015
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Holland Bloorview- Story Tellers
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Holland Bloorview Storytellers

Central - Meeting Room 1B
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Tuesday August 11, 2015
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Holland Bloorview- Story Tellers
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Holland Bloorview Storytellers

Central - Meeting Room 2
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Wednesday August 12, 2015
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Holland Bloorview- Story Tellers
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Holland Bloorview Storytellers

Central - Meeting Room 1B
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Thursday August 13, 2015
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Holland Bloorview- Story Tellers
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Holland Bloorview Storytellers

Central - Meeting Room 1B
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Friday August 14, 2015
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Holland Bloorview- Story Tellers
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Holland Bloorview Storytellers

Central - Meeting Room 1A
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Thursday September 3, 2015
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Free Film Night at Central
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

To Be Announced

To register click on green button below, call or visit any branch or email askreference@whitbylibrary.on.ca
Central 1A & 1B
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Thursday September 24, 2015
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English Conversation Circle at Central
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Do you want to practice your English language skills? We can help! Drop by the Whitby Central Library Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

For more information call Maria 905 686-2661 or email:MAbogado@cdcd.org . The Conversation Circle is run by Settlement Services of Community Development Council Durham.  

Central - Meeting Room 2
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Wednesday September 30, 2015
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Senior Wednesday Travel Program
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Please join us as we travel the world through film, book display and taste- no passport required!

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Thursday October 1, 2015
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English Conversation Circle at Central
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Do you want to practice your English language skills? We can help! Drop by the Whitby Central Library Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

For more information call Maria 905 686-2661 or email:MAbogado@cdcd.org . The Conversation Circle is run by Settlement Services of Community Development Council Durham.  

Central - Meeting Room 2
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Free Film Night at Central
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

To Be Announced

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Central 1A & 1B
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Thursday October 8, 2015
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English Conversation Circle at Central
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Do you want to practice your English language skills? We can help! Drop by the Whitby Central Library Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

For more information call Maria 905 686-2661 or email:MAbogado@cdcd.org . The Conversation Circle is run by Settlement Services of Community Development Council Durham.  

Central - Meeting Room 2
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Thursday October 15, 2015
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English Conversation Circle at Central
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Do you want to practice your English language skills? We can help! Drop by the Whitby Central Library Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

For more information call Maria 905 686-2661 or email:MAbogado@cdcd.org . The Conversation Circle is run by Settlement Services of Community Development Council Durham.  

Central - Meeting Room 2
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Thursday October 22, 2015
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English Conversation Circle at Central
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Do you want to practice your English language skills? We can help! Drop by the Whitby Central Library Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

For more information call Maria 905 686-2661 or email:MAbogado@cdcd.org . The Conversation Circle is run by Settlement Services of Community Development Council Durham.  

Central - Meeting Room 2
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Wednesday October 28, 2015
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Senior Wednesday Travel Program
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Please join us as we travel the world through film, book display and taste- no passport required!

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Thursday October 29, 2015
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English Conversation Circle at Central
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Do you want to practice your English language skills? We can help! Drop by the Whitby Central Library Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

For more information call Maria 905 686-2661 or email:MAbogado@cdcd.org . The Conversation Circle is run by Settlement Services of Community Development Council Durham.  

Central - Meeting Room 2
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Thursday November 5, 2015
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English Conversation Circle at Central
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Do you want to practice your English language skills? We can help! Drop by the Whitby Central Library Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

For more information call Maria 905 686-2661 or email:MAbogado@cdcd.org . The Conversation Circle is run by Settlement Services of Community Development Council Durham.  

Central - Meeting Room 2
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Free Film Night at Central
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Central 1A & 1B
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Thursday November 12, 2015
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English Conversation Circle at Central
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Do you want to practice your English language skills? We can help! Drop by the Whitby Central Library Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

For more information call Maria 905 686-2661 or email:MAbogado@cdcd.org . The Conversation Circle is run by Settlement Services of Community Development Council Durham.  

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Thursday November 19, 2015
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English Conversation Circle at Central
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Do you want to practice your English language skills? We can help! Drop by the Whitby Central Library Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

For more information call Maria 905 686-2661 or email:MAbogado@cdcd.org . The Conversation Circle is run by Settlement Services of Community Development Council Durham.  

Central - Meeting Room 2
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Wednesday November 25, 2015
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Senior Wednesday Travel Program
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Please join us as we travel the world through film, book display and taste- no passport required!

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Thursday November 26, 2015
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English Conversation Circle at Central
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Do you want to practice your English language skills? We can help! Drop by the Whitby Central Library Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

For more information call Maria 905 686-2661 or email:MAbogado@cdcd.org . The Conversation Circle is run by Settlement Services of Community Development Council Durham.  

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Thursday December 3, 2015
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English Conversation Circle at Central
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Do you want to practice your English language skills? We can help! Drop by the Whitby Central Library Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

For more information call Maria 905 686-2661 or email:MAbogado@cdcd.org . The Conversation Circle is run by Settlement Services of Community Development Council Durham.  

Central - Meeting Room 2
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Free Film Night at Central
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

To be announced

To register click on green button below, call or visit any branch or email askreference@whitbylibrary.on.ca
Central 1A & 1B
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Thursday December 10, 2015
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English Conversation Circle at Central
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Do you want to practice your English language skills? We can help! Drop by the Whitby Central Library Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

For more information call Maria 905 686-2661 or email:MAbogado@cdcd.org . The Conversation Circle is run by Settlement Services of Community Development Council Durham.  

Central - Meeting Room 2
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Wednesday December 16, 2015
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Senior Wednesday Travel Program
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Please join us as we travel the world through film, book display and taste- no passport required!

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Thursday December 17, 2015
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English Conversation Circle at Central
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Do you want to practice your English language skills? We can help! Drop by the Whitby Central Library Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

For more information call Maria 905 686-2661 or email:MAbogado@cdcd.org . The Conversation Circle is run by Settlement Services of Community Development Council Durham.  

Central - Meeting Room 2
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Tuesday January 12, 2016
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Testing
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Central - Meeting Room 1B
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