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Friday July 29, 2016
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Drop-in Family Duplo Club at Rossland
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Build, play, and learn in the fun and interactive drop-in progra, for children 2 - 5 and their caregivers.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Rossland Branch
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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.

LOCATION: Brooklin Branch
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Friday Morning Films at Central
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Drop in to see a different movie each week. Ages 3 and up.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Drop-in Family DUPLO at Brooklin
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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

This program is for ages 2 - 5

Registration is not required. Space is limited. Pick up a ticket 30 minutes before program starts.

***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.

LOCATION: Brooklin Branch Program Room
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Drop-in Film Fridays at Brooklin
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Children and their caregivers are invited to join us for a free film screening. This week's is: UP.

"Seventy-eight year old Carl Fredricksen travels to Paradise Falls in his home equipped with balloons, inadvertently taking a young stowaway." ~IMDb

Registration is not required.
Space is limited. Pick up a ticket 30 minutes before the program starts.

***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.

LOCATION: Brooklin Branch Program Room
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Monday August 1, 2016
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French One on One at Central
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Children in grades 2 to 4 may book a half-hour appointment to practise their French reading and conversation. Previous French experience is required.

Appointments are available on Mondays between 4 and 6 p.m. and Wednesdays between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Sessions begin the week of July 11.

Please call the Main Floor Information Desk to book a time at 905-668-6531 ext. 2010.

LOCATION: Central Library
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Tuesday August 2, 2016
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Young Learners Summer Workshop Series
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

This 5-day action-packed program will inspire young learners (aged 10-17) to explore inventing using critical design thinking skills, CAD software, 3D printing, robotics, electronics and basic making skills. We’ll work together to develop an intruder defence system and learn how to code robotics and Arduino microcontrollers to sense, trigger and launch a structure engineered to stop an intruder.

To encourage participation and positive interaction, all participants will be put into working groups based on their age and skill level.

Please note that there is a cost of $375 for the week. This fee includes a Maker Garden Micro computer tool kit.

For more information, visit http://bit.ly/TMGsummer.

This program is offered by The Maker Garden. Please register directly with them online at http://www.themakergarden.com/product/young-learners-summer-workshops-series/

LOCATION: Central Library - Lab
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Go Wild at Central
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Children in senior kindergarten to grade 2 are invited to join us for a wild time of games, crafts and fun.

Space is limited. Please pick- up your entry ticket, at the main floor information desk, 30 minutes before the program begins.

 

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Storybook Farms Primate Sanctuary at Rossland Branch
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Story Book Farm Primate Sanctuary is a sanctuary which provides a permanent home for primates retiring from biomedical research, zoos, universities, pet stores, and private residences. Join us for a Power Point presentation and stories about the residents and how you can help animal rights and global conservation.

This program is for children in SK and up.

To register, click the green button below or contact any branch.

LOCATION: Rossland Branch
    There are 29 spaces available.
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1-on-1 Computer Help By Appointment at Central
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sign up for a free 1-on-1 Computer Help appointment as we can help you on your road to becoming more tech-savvy.
 
Computer Help appointments are 1 hour and are specific to the area in which you need help.
 
We can help you:
- learn the basics of Microsoft Word or Excel
- set up an email address and manage your email
- learn the basics of Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest
- learn the basics of how to use your tablet or smartphone
 
If the topic you are interested in is not listed here, please visit our 1x1 Computer Help webpage or contact staff at any branch for a full list of what we can help you learn during a 1x1 Computer Help appointment.
 
Due to high demand for Computer Help appointments, patrons are permitted one Computer Help appointment per month across the Whitby Public Library system. 
LOCATION: Central Library - Lab
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French Storytime at Brooklin
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

On s'amuse bein en francais!
French stories and songs for French speaking children and French Immersion students.
All ages welcome.

Registration begins on Saturday, July 23 at 9:00 a.m.
Registration is required:
To Register click the green button below
or
Contact any branch of the Whitby Public Library.

LOCATION: Brooklin Branch Program Room
    There are 22 spaces available.
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Teens at Central: Character Portraits
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Artists and super fans are called forth to celebrate their fandom! Join Jess and her artistic expertise as she helps teens in grades 7-12 express their love for their favourite fandom. Whether your favourite character is an actual person or a fictitious persona that you dearly love (Dr. Who, anyone?), bring your creative attitude and get painting.

Registration is required.

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1 (A&B)
    There are 18 spaces available.
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Mini-Carnival at Central
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join in the fun and games for our Mini-Carnival in the square with Beatrice the Mouse and friends.  Along with activities and songs there will balloon twisting, dancing and yes, popcorn!

Event will be cancelled in the event of rain.

LOCATION: Central Library
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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 Detroit: An American Autopsy by Charlie LeDuff.

Detroit: An American Autopsy is no hopeless parable. LeDuff shares an unbelievable story of a hard town in a rough time filled with some of the strangest and strongest people our country has to offer. Detroit is a dark comedy of the absurdity of American life in the twenty-first century, a deeply human drama of colossal greed and endurance, ignorance and courage.

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.

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1B
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Wednesday August 3, 2016
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Young Learners Summer Workshop Series
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

This 5-day action-packed program will inspire young learners (aged 10-17) to explore inventing using critical design thinking skills, CAD software, 3D printing, robotics, electronics and basic making skills. We’ll work together to develop an intruder defence system and learn how to code robotics and Arduino microcontrollers to sense, trigger and launch a structure engineered to stop an intruder.

To encourage participation and positive interaction, all participants will be put into working groups based on their age and skill level.

Please note that there is a cost of $375 for the week. This fee includes a Maker Garden Micro computer tool kit.

For more information, visit http://bit.ly/TMGsummer.

This program is offered by The Maker Garden. Please register directly with them online at http://www.themakergarden.com/product/young-learners-summer-workshops-series/

LOCATION: Central Library - Lab
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French One on One at Central
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Children in grades 2 to 4 may book a half-hour appointment to practise their French reading and conversation. Previous French experience is required.

Appointments are available on Mondays between 4 and 6 p.m. and Wednesdays between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Sessions begin the week of July 11.

Please call the Main Floor Information Desk to book a time at 905-668-6531 ext. 2010.

LOCATION: Central Library
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1-on-1 Computer Help By Appointment at Central
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sign up for a free 1-on-1 Computer Help appointment as we can help you on your road to becoming more tech-savvy.
 
Computer Help appointments are 1 hour and are specific to the area in which you need help.
 
We can help you:
- learn the basics of Microsoft Word or Excel
- set up an email address and manage your email
- learn the basics of Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest
- learn the basics of how to use your tablet or smartphone
 
If the topic you are interested in is not listed here, please visit our 1x1 Computer Help webpage or contact staff at any branch for a full list of what we can help you learn during a 1x1 Computer Help appointment.
 
Due to high demand for Computer Help appointments, patrons are permitted one Computer Help appointment per month across the Whitby Public Library system. 
LOCATION: Central Library - Lab
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Wacky Wild Wednesdays at Brooklin
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Wander in and see just how wild and whimsical summer fun can be. Children of all ages are invited to bring a caregiver and drop in any time between 2 and 4 p.m. Whether you create a craft, play a game, or test your thinking skills, Wednesdays will wow you at Brooklin Branch.

No Registration Required.

LOCATION: Brooklin Branch
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Puppet Show
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Puppet Show

Wednesday August 3rd - Dundas Street Players presents Rumplestiltskin.  Live action performance.  We meet in Meeting Room 1.

Wednesday August 10th - Weather permitting Paint Party in the Square.

Wednesday August 17th - Annual Outdoor Funday - Sensational Sixties.  Weather permitting.

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1 (A&B)
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Teens at Brooklin: Iron Chef Challenge
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Food fun! Budding foodies and other creative types are invited to take part in our Iron Chef Challenge. Teens in grades 7-12 will be challenged to combine both delicious and strange ingredients to create a unique dish. Register to enjoy the final creations and vote for your favourite.

Registration begins on Saturday, June 25 at 9:00 a.m.
Registration is required:
To Register click the green button below
or
Contact any branch of the Whitby Public Library.

LOCATION: Brooklin Branch Program Room
    There are 9 spaces available.
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Jungle Masks at Rossland Branch
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Rumble in the Jungle this week at the Rossland Branch! Create a wild animal mask to take home.

This is a make-and-take program, so please be prepared to accompany your child or wait nearby. Caregivers of children under 10 must remain in the library.

This drop-in program is for children ages 3 and up.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Rossland Branch
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Newcomer Walking Group
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Do you want to exercise, meet people, and practice your English language skills during the summer?  The Community Development Council Durham (CDCD) invites you to join the Whitby Walking Group.  

The group meets every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in the lobby of the Whitby Central Library.  The program runs from July 6th to August 10th, 2016.  Please note the group does not walk in heavy rain.

For more information please contact CDCD staff at 905-686-2661, Bozena ext.103, or Maria at ext. 109.

 

LOCATION: Central Library
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Thursday August 4, 2016
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Young Learners Summer Workshop Series
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

This 5-day action-packed program will inspire young learners (aged 10-17) to explore inventing using critical design thinking skills, CAD software, 3D printing, robotics, electronics and basic making skills. We’ll work together to develop an intruder defence system and learn how to code robotics and Arduino microcontrollers to sense, trigger and launch a structure engineered to stop an intruder.

To encourage participation and positive interaction, all participants will be put into working groups based on their age and skill level.

Please note that there is a cost of $375 for the week. This fee includes a Maker Garden Micro computer tool kit.

For more information, visit http://bit.ly/TMGsummer.

This program is offered by The Maker Garden. Please register directly with them online at http://www.themakergarden.com/product/young-learners-summer-workshops-series/

LOCATION: Central Library - Lab
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Going Buggy at Rossland Branch
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Design the bugs of your dreams with sponge balls, pipe cleaners, and markers. This is a make-and-take program, so please be prepared to accompany your child or wait nearby. Caregivers of children under 10 must remain in the library.

This drop-in program is for children grade 1 and up.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Rossland Branch
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Fun with French at Central
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Games, crafts and fun in French is in store for children in grades 2 to 4. Previous French experience is required.

Registration is not required. Just drop in.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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The Isabella Hoops Show at Brooklin
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Isabella Hoops is a circus performer based out of Toronto, Ontario, Canada who has always possessed a passion for entertaining people. Her charm, flirtatious energy and her quirky humor is unforgettable. Isabella doesn't just hula-hoop, she brings her own style of dance and rhythm to the hoop to create an extraordinary event that won't be forgotten. Bella Hoops has a wide variety of performing experience: from cabarets, to festivals, or on the street.

All ages are welcome!

Registration begins on Saturday, July 23 at 9:00 a.m.
Registration is required:
To Register click the green button below
or
Contact any branch of the Whitby Public Library.

LOCATION: Brooklin Branch
    There are 30 spaces available.
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Brooklin Builders LEGO Club: Builder Challenge at Brooklin
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

We have LEGO -- Bring your imagination!
Children (Grades 4-6) are invited to join us this summer to create some great LEGO projects!
Brooklin Builders is an interactive, creative program for children.
Build. Learn. Grow.

Registration begins on Saturday, July 23 at 9:00 a.m.
Registration is required:
To Register click the green button below
or
Contact any branch of the Whitby Public Library.

LOCATION: Brooklin Branch Program Room
    There are 8 spaces available.
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French Storytime
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

On s'amuse bien en français!

French stories and songs for French speaking children and French Immersion students.

This program is for all ages.

Registration begins on Saturday, July 23rd at 9:00 a.m.
Registration is required:
To Register click the green button below
or
Contact any branch of the Whitby Public Library.

*Due to the limited space available, participants that have not arrived by the start of the program will forfeit their reservation.*

LOCATION: Rossland Branch
    There are 23 spaces available.
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Walk on the Wild Side at Central
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Drop in anytime between 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. for a weekly wild activity.

All ages welcome.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Teens at Central: Filmmakers Anonymous
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

From script writing to videography to post-production, come out and take part in our six-week green screen workshop. There is a role for everyone! We need actors, writers, camera persons, and tech experts to create our very own movie. Each week we’ll get one step closer to our final film.

This group will meet weekly from 2:30-4 p.m. on the following Thursdays: July 7th, July 14th, July 21st, July 28th, August 4th, and August 11th.

Registration is required.

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1 (A&B)
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1-on-1 Computer Help By Appointment at Central
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Sign up for a free 1-on-1 Computer Help appointment as we can help you on your road to becoming more tech-savvy.
 
Computer Help appointments are 1 hour and are specific to the area in which you need help.
 
We can help you:
- learn the basics of Microsoft Word or Excel
- set up an email address and manage your email
- learn the basics of Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest
- learn the basics of how to use your tablet or smartphone
 
If the topic you are interested in is not listed here, please visit our 1x1 Computer Help webpage or contact staff at any branch for a full list of what we can help you learn during a 1x1 Computer Help appointment.
 
Due to high demand for Computer Help appointments, patrons are permitted one Computer Help appointment per month across the Whitby Public Library system. 
LOCATION: Central Library - Lab
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Friday August 5, 2016
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Young Learners Summer Workshop Series
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

This 5-day action-packed program will inspire young learners (aged 10-17) to explore inventing using critical design thinking skills, CAD software, 3D printing, robotics, electronics and basic making skills. We’ll work together to develop an intruder defence system and learn how to code robotics and Arduino microcontrollers to sense, trigger and launch a structure engineered to stop an intruder.

To encourage participation and positive interaction, all participants will be put into working groups based on their age and skill level.

Please note that there is a cost of $375 for the week. This fee includes a Maker Garden Micro computer tool kit.

For more information, visit http://bit.ly/TMGsummer.

This program is offered by The Maker Garden. Please register directly with them online at http://www.themakergarden.com/product/young-learners-summer-workshops-series/

LOCATION: Central Library - Lab
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St John Ambulance Babysitting Basics
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Babysitting Basics for younggsters 10 to 13 years of age.  You can learn the skills necessary to care for an infant, a toddler and a preschooler.

Bring a notebook and pencil, a packed peanut free lunch as well as a doll or teddy bear.

Those interested in taking part must contact St. John Ambulance at 905-434-7800 to register.  There is a fee of $59.00 at the time of registration.

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1 (A&B)
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Drop-in Family Duplo Club at Rossland
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Build, play, and learn in the fun and interactive drop-in progra, for children 2 - 5 and their caregivers.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Rossland Branch
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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.

LOCATION: Brooklin Branch
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Friday Morning Films at Central
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Drop in to see a different movie each week. Ages 3 and up.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Drop-in Family DUPLO at Brooklin
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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

This program is for ages 2 - 5

Registration is not required. Space is limited. Pick up a ticket 30 minutes before program starts.

***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.

LOCATION: Brooklin Branch Program Room
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Drop-in Film Fridays at Brooklin
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Children and their caregivers are invited to join us for a free film screening. This week's is: To Be Announced.

Registration is not required.
Space is limited. Pick up a ticket 30 minutes before the program starts.

***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.

LOCATION: Brooklin Branch Program Room
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Monday August 8, 2016
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St John Ambulance Babysitting Basics
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Babysitting Basics for younggsters 10 to 13 years of age.  You can learn the skills necessary to care for an infant, a toddler and a preschooler.

Bring a notebook and pencil, a packed peanut free lunch as well as a doll or teddy bear.

Those interested in taking part must contact St. John Ambulance at 905-434-7800 to register.  There is a fee of $59.00 at the time of registration.

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1 (A&B)
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Storytime at Central
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
 

Children ages 3 to 5 are invited to join us for a half hour program of stories, songs and rhymes.

Space is limited. Please pick up your entry ticket, at the main floor information desk, 30 minutes before the program begins.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Build a Book: Ontario Early Years at Brooklin
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Join Joan Gajadharsingh, Early Literacy Specialist from Ontario Early Years, for 'Build a Book'. Guaranteed to be an activity filled hour of book sharing, singing and creativity. Each participant will  have an opportunity to create a book. All book making materials are provided so just come and have some fun!

Children must be 3-5 years old.

Registration begins on Saturday, July 23 at 9:00 a.m.
Registration is required:
To Register click the green button below
or
Contact any branch of the Whitby Public Library.

LOCATION: Brooklin Branch Program Room
    There are 12 spaces available.
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Make and Take Mondays at Central
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Make and Take Mondays at Central Library

Children and their caregivers are invited to this drop-in craft program.  We will have all the fun prepared and ready to create!

Join us this summer in the Children's Program Room on Mondays, between 2:30 and 3:30 p.m.

 

 

 

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Wild Games at Brooklin
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Children (Grades 4-6) can go for the gold at the library. Join your friends for madcap Olympic-style challenges and activities. No athletic ability required. Be prepared to get WET!

Registration begins on Saturday, July 23 at 9:00 a.m.
Registration is required:
To Register click the green button below
or
Contact any branch of the Whitby Public Library.

LOCATION: Brooklin Branch
    There are 15 spaces available.
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French One on One at Central
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Children in grades 2 to 4 may book a half-hour appointment to practise their French reading and conversation. Previous French experience is required.

Appointments are available on Mondays between 4 and 6 p.m. and Wednesdays between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Sessions begin the week of July 11.

Please call the Main Floor Information Desk to book a time at 905-668-6531 ext. 2010.

LOCATION: Central Library
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Drop-in Movie Mondays at Brooklin
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Children and their caregivers are invited to join us for a free film screening. This week's is: To Be Announced.

Registration is not required.
Space is limited. Pick up a ticket 30 minutes before the program starts.

***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.

LOCATION: Brooklin Branch Program Room
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Tuesday August 9, 2016
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Go Wild at Central
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Children in senior kindergarten to grade 2 are invited to join us for a wild time of games, crafts and fun.

Space is limited. Please pick- up your entry ticket, at the main floor information desk, 30 minutes before the program begins.

 

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Make and Take Tuesdays at Rossland
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Children and their caregivers are invited to this drop-in craft program. We will have all the fun prepared and ready for you to create!

This program is for children of all ages.

*No registration required*

LOCATION: Rossland Branch
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Build a Book at Rossland Branch
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Join Joan Gajadharsingh, Early Literacy Specialist from Ontario Early Years, for an activity filled hour of book sharing, singing, and creativity. Each participant will have an opportunity to create a book. All book making materials are provided so just come and have some fun!

This program is for children aged 3 – 5 with their caregiver.

Registration begins on Saturday, July 23rd at 9:00 a.m.
Registration is required:
To Register click the green button below
or
Contact any branch of the Whitby Public Library.

*Due to the limited space available, participants that have not arrived by the start of the program will forfeit their reservation.*

LOCATION: Rossland Branch
    There are 10 spaces available.
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Wild About You: Digital Storytelling at Brooklin
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Children (Grades 3+) are invited to create a digital story about themselves; their family, friends, hobbies, pets and the things they love. A digital copy will be emailed to share.

**Please bring pictures of you, your family, your pets and anything that is important to you.

Registration begins on Saturday, July 23 at 9:00 a.m.
Registration is required:
To Register click the green button below
or
Contact any branch of the Whitby Public Library.

LOCATION: Brooklin Branch Program Room
    There are 8 spaces available.
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We're Going on a Bear Hunt at Central
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

We're going on a bear hunt at the Central Library! Join us for some stories, games and crafts.

For children going into JK - Grade 1. Spaces are limited. Pick up your free ticket 30 minutes before the program from the Children's and Adult Fiction desk.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Teens at Central: Scavenger Hunt
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

The hunt begins…at the library. Teens in grades 7-12 sign up to follow clues and explore the library. Competitors will need to use their ingenuity to win the prize at the end of the search.

Registration is required. 

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1 (A&B)
    There are 20 spaces available.
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Introduction to 3D Printing
7:00 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. 

 

LOCATION: Central Library - Lab
    There are 3 spaces available.
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Wednesday August 10, 2016
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French One on One at Central
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Children in grades 2 to 4 may book a half-hour appointment to practise their French reading and conversation. Previous French experience is required.

Appointments are available on Mondays between 4 and 6 p.m. and Wednesdays between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Sessions begin the week of July 11.

Please call the Main Floor Information Desk to book a time at 905-668-6531 ext. 2010.

LOCATION: Central Library
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1-on-1 Computer Help By Appointment at Central
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sign up for a free 1-on-1 Computer Help appointment as we can help you on your road to becoming more tech-savvy.
 
Computer Help appointments are 1 hour and are specific to the area in which you need help.
 
We can help you:
- learn the basics of Microsoft Word or Excel
- set up an email address and manage your email
- learn the basics of Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest
- learn the basics of how to use your tablet or smartphone
 
If the topic you are interested in is not listed here, please visit our 1x1 Computer Help webpage or contact staff at any branch for a full list of what we can help you learn during a 1x1 Computer Help appointment.
 
Due to high demand for Computer Help appointments, patrons are permitted one Computer Help appointment per month across the Whitby Public Library system. 
LOCATION: Central Library - Lab
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Wednesday Afternoons in the Square
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Wednesday Afternoons in the Square

Wednesday August 3rd - Dundas Street Players presents Rumplestiltskin.  Live action performance.

Wednesday August 10th - TBA

Wednesday August 17th - TBA

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1 (A&B)
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Agilec Job Search Drop-in Kiosk: Career Exploration & Job Searching for Newcomer Youth
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Can't make this date? Agilec will be in the lobby on the second Wednesday of each month, at the same time, in June, July and August. The dates are Wednesdays: June 8, July 13 and August 10. Each are 1:30 - 3:30 in the afternoon.

No appointment is necessary to visit us at the library, just drop by the table in the front lobby between 1:30 - 3:30 pm to have your questions answered.

We can help you:

  • map your educational and career goals
  • pursue volunteer and co-op work of your choice
  • link volunteer work to long-term career goals
  • learn about job search strategies
  • create your resume and cover letter
  • learn how to be successful in an interview
  • connect to the community

For more information about our full workshops visit: http://www.agilec.ca/our-services/employment-services/newcomer-youth-services

LOCATION: Central Library
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Wacky Wild Wednesdays at Brooklin
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Wander in and see just how wild and whimsical summer fun can be. Children of all ages are invited to bring a caregiver and drop in any time between 2 and 4 p.m. Whether you create a craft, play a game, or test your thinking skills, Wednesdays will wow you at Brooklin Branch.

No Registration Required.

LOCATION: Brooklin Branch
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Hobby Horse at Rossland Branch
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

It's Wild Wild West week at the Rossland Branch.

Calling all cowboys and cowgirls! You will need a horse if you plan on wrangling cows. This is a make-and-take program, so please be prepared to accompany your child or wait nearby. Caregivers of children under 10 must remain in the library.

This drop-in program is for children in SK and up.

No registraion required.

LOCATION: Rossland Branch
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Pop-up Green Screen Photo Booth
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Drop by the Rossland Branch and try out the library’s green screen. Transport yourself to new worlds or style yourself as a superhero. The sky’s the limit! This drop-in event is open to all ages. Participants will have their photo emailed to them.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Rossland Branch
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Newcomer Walking Group
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Do you want to exercise, meet people, and practice your English language skills during the summer?  The Community Development Council Durham (CDCD) invites you to join the Whitby Walking Group.  

The group meets every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in the lobby of the Whitby Central Library.  The program runs from July 6th to August 10th, 2016.  Please note the group does not walk in heavy rain.

For more information please contact CDCD staff at 905-686-2661, Bozena ext.103, or Maria at ext. 109.

 

LOCATION: Central Library
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Thursday August 11, 2016
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Terry and Molly Family Storytime at Brooklin
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Drop into the Brooklin Branch to visit Molly, the Dalmation, who helps firefighters promote fire safety in the community. Join Whitby Firefighter, Terry, and Molly for a special storytime.

All ages are welcome!
Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Brooklin Branch
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Fun with French at Central
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Games, crafts and fun in French is in store for children in grades 2 to 4. Previous French experience is required.

Registration is not required. Just drop in.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Walk on the Wild Side at Central
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Drop in anytime between 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. for a weekly wild activity.

All ages welcome.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Home on the Range at Rossland Branch
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Recycle a CD to make your own ranch. Careful of the cactus! This is a make-and-take program, so please be prepared to accompany your child or wait nearby. Caregivers of children under 10 must remain in the library.

This is a drop-in program for children in grade 1 and up.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Rossland Branch
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Teens at Central: Filmmakers Anonymous
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

From script writing to videography to post-production, come out and take part in our six-week green screen workshop. There is a role for everyone! We need actors, writers, camera persons, and tech experts to create our very own movie. Each week we’ll get one step closer to our final film.

This group will meet weekly from 2:30-4 p.m. on the following Thursdays: July 7th, July 14th, July 21st, July 28th, August 4th, and August 11th.

Registration is required.

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1 (A&B)
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Painting Palooza at Brooklin
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Children (Grades 4-6) are invited to join us for a fun paint filled program. Brush, mix or dab then take it home to brag!

Registration begins on Saturday, July 23 at 9:00 a.m.
Registration is required:
To Register click the green button below
or
Contact any branch of the Whitby Public Library.

**Please wear clothing that is okay to get messy.

LOCATION: Brooklin Branch Program Room
    There are 12 spaces available.
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Friday August 12, 2016
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Drop-in Family Duplo Club at Rossland
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Build, play, and learn in the fun and interactive drop-in progra, for children 2 - 5 and their caregivers.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Rossland Branch
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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.

LOCATION: Brooklin Branch
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Friday Morning Films at Central
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Drop in to see a different movie each week. Ages 3 and up.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Drop-in Family DUPLO at Brooklin
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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

This program is for ages 2 - 5

Registration is not required. Space is limited. Pick up a ticket 30 minutes before program starts.

***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.

LOCATION: Brooklin Branch Program Room
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Drop-in Film Fridays at Brooklin
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Children and their caregivers are invited to join us for a free film screening. This week's is: To Be Announced.

Registration is not required.
Space is limited. Pick up a ticket 30 minutes before the program starts.

***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.

LOCATION: Brooklin Branch Program Room
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1-on-1 Computer Help By Appointment at Central
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sign up for a free 1-on-1 Computer Help appointment as we can help you on your road to becoming more tech-savvy.
 
Computer Help appointments are 1 hour and are specific to the area in which you need help.
 
We can help you:
- learn the basics of Microsoft Word and Excel
- set up an email address and manage your email
- learn the basics of Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest
- learn the basics of how to use your tablet or smartphone
 
If the topic you are interested in is not listed here, please visit our 1x1 Computer Help webpage or contact staff at any branch for a full list of what we can help you learn during a 1x1 Computer Help appointment.
 
Due to high demand for Computer Help appointments, patrons are permitted one Computer Help appointment per month across the Whitby Public Library system. 
LOCATION: Central Library - Lab
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Monday August 15, 2016
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Young Learners Summer Workshop Series
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

This 5-day action-packed program will inspire young learners (aged 10-17) to explore inventing using critical design thinking skills, CAD software, 3D printing, robotics, electronics and basic making skills. We’ll work together to develop an intruder defence system and learn how to code robotics and Arduino microcontrollers to sense, trigger and launch a structure engineered to stop an intruder.

To encourage participation and positive interaction, all participants will be put into working groups based on their age and skill level.

Please note that there is a cost of $375 for the week. This fee includes a Maker Garden Micro computer tool kit.

For more information, visit http://bit.ly/TMGsummer.

This program is offered by The Maker Garden. Please register directly with them online at http://www.themakergarden.com/product/young-learners-summer-workshops-series/

LOCATION: Central Library - Lab
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Storytime at Central
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
 

Children ages 3 to 5 are invited to join us for a half hour program of stories, songs and rhymes.

Space is limited. Please pick up your entry ticket, at the main floor information desk, 30 minutes before the program begins.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Brooklin Builders LEGO Club: Wacky Words at Brooklin
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

We have Lego -- Bring your imagination!
Children (Grades 1-3) are invited to join us this summer to create some great LEGO projects!
Brooklin Builders in an interactive, creative program for children.
Build. Learn. Grow.

Registration begins on Saturday, July 23 at 9:00 a.m.
Registration is required:
To Register click the green button below
or
Contact any branch of the Whitby Public Library.

LOCATION: Brooklin Branch Program Room
    There are 7 spaces available.
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1-on-1 Computer Help By Appointment at Central
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sign up for a free 1-on-1 Computer Help appointment as we can help you on your road to becoming more tech-savvy.
 
Computer Help appointments are 1 hour and are specific to the area in which you need help.
 
We can help you:
- learn the basics of Microsoft Word and Excel
- set up an email address and manage your email
- learn the basics of Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest
- learn the basics of how to use your tablet or smartphone
 
If the topic you are interested in is not listed here, please visit our 1x1 Computer Help webpage or contact staff at any branch for a full list of what we can help you learn during a 1x1 Computer Help appointment.
 
Due to high demand for Computer Help appointments, patrons are permitted one Computer Help appointment per month across the Whitby Public Library system. 
LOCATION: Central Library - Lab
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Make and Take Mondays at Central
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Make and Take Mondays at Central Library

Children and their caregivers are invited to this drop-in craft program.  We will have all the fun prepared and ready to create!

Join us this summer in the Children's Program Room on Mondays, between 2:30 and 3:30 p.m.

 

 

 

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French One on One at Central
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Children in grades 2 to 4 may book a half-hour appointment to practise their French reading and conversation. Previous French experience is required.

Appointments are available on Mondays between 4 and 6 p.m. and Wednesdays between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Sessions begin the week of July 11.

Please call the Main Floor Information Desk to book a time at 905-668-6531 ext. 2010.

LOCATION: Central Library
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Drop-in Movie Mondays at Brooklin
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Children and their caregivers are invited to join us for a free film screening. This week's is: To Be Announced.

Registration is not required.
Space is limited. Pick up a ticket 30 minutes before the program starts.

***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.

LOCATION: Brooklin Branch Program Room
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Tuesday August 16, 2016
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Young Learners Summer Workshop Series
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

This 5-day action-packed program will inspire young learners (aged 10-17) to explore inventing using critical design thinking skills, CAD software, 3D printing, robotics, electronics and basic making skills. We’ll work together to develop an intruder defence system and learn how to code robotics and Arduino microcontrollers to sense, trigger and launch a structure engineered to stop an intruder.

To encourage participation and positive interaction, all participants will be put into working groups based on their age and skill level.

Please note that there is a cost of $375 for the week. This fee includes a Maker Garden Micro computer tool kit.

For more information, visit http://bit.ly/TMGsummer.

This program is offered by The Maker Garden. Please register directly with them online at http://www.themakergarden.com/product/young-learners-summer-workshops-series/

LOCATION: Central Library - Lab
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Go Wild at Central
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Children in senior kindergarten to grade 2 are invited to join us for a wild time of games, crafts and fun.

Space is limited. Please pick- up your entry ticket, at the main floor information desk, 30 minutes before the program begins.

 

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Make and Take Tuesdays at Rossland
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Children and their caregivers are invited to this drop-in craft program. We will have all the fun prepared and ready for you to create!

This program is for children of all ages.

*No registration required*

LOCATION: Rossland Branch
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Welcome to Kindergarten at Brooklin
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Stories, songs, activities and a craft -- prepare your child for their first day of school!

Registration begins on Saturday, July 23 at 9:00 a.m.
Registration is required:
To Register click the green button below
or
Contact any branch of the Whitby Public Library.

LOCATION: Brooklin Branch Program Room
    There are 5 spaces available.
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App Smashing at Central
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Are you a budding scriptwriter or producer? Join us while we experiment with the power of combining a stop motion animation app with the fun of green screen technology.

For children going into grades 4-6. Limited spaces available. Pick up your free entry ticket 30 minutes before the program starts at the Children's and Adult Fiction desk.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Teens at Central: Summer Reading Wrap Party
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

As the summer ends, so does the Summer Reading Club. Teens in grades 7-12 come out to chat about the hottest books of the summer, get crafty, play games, and beat the end of summer blues with a cool treat.

Registration is required.

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1 (A&B)
    There are 24 spaces available.
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123D Design Basics
2:30 PM - 4:30 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!
 

This is a fast-paced workshop. To get the most out of this workshop, participants should have very strong basic computer skills.

 

LOCATION: Central Library - Lab
    There are 7 spaces available.
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Welcome to Kindergarten at Brooklin
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Stories, songs, activities and a craft -- prepare your child for their first day of school!

Registration begins on Saturday, July 23 at 9:00 a.m.
Registration is required:
To Register click the green button below
or
Contact any branch of the Whitby Public Library.

LOCATION: Brooklin Branch Program Room
    There are 12 spaces available.
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Wednesday August 17, 2016
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Young Learners Summer Workshop Series
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

This 5-day action-packed program will inspire young learners (aged 10-17) to explore inventing using critical design thinking skills, CAD software, 3D printing, robotics, electronics and basic making skills. We’ll work together to develop an intruder defence system and learn how to code robotics and Arduino microcontrollers to sense, trigger and launch a structure engineered to stop an intruder.

To encourage participation and positive interaction, all participants will be put into working groups based on their age and skill level.

Please note that there is a cost of $375 for the week. This fee includes a Maker Garden Micro computer tool kit.

For more information, visit http://bit.ly/TMGsummer.

This program is offered by The Maker Garden. Please register directly with them online at http://www.themakergarden.com/product/young-learners-summer-workshops-series/

LOCATION: Central Library - Lab
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French One on One at Central
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Children in grades 2 to 4 may book a half-hour appointment to practise their French reading and conversation. Previous French experience is required.

Appointments are available on Mondays between 4 and 6 p.m. and Wednesdays between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Sessions begin the week of July 11.

Please call the Main Floor Information Desk to book a time at 905-668-6531 ext. 2010.

LOCATION: Central Library
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Wednesday Afternoons in the Square
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Wednesday Afternoons in the Square

Wednesday August 3rd - Dundas Street Players presents Rumplestiltskin.  Live action performance.

Wednesday August 10th - TBA

Wednesday August 17th - TBA

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1 (A&B)
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Wacky Wild Wednesdays at Brooklin
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Wander in and see just how wild and whimsical summer fun can be. Children of all ages are invited to bring a caregiver and drop in any time between 2 and 4 p.m. Whether you create a craft, play a game, or test your thinking skills, Wednesdays will wow you at Brooklin Branch.

No Registration Required.

LOCATION: Brooklin Branch
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Thursday August 18, 2016
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Young Learners Summer Workshop Series
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

This 5-day action-packed program will inspire young learners (aged 10-17) to explore inventing using critical design thinking skills, CAD software, 3D printing, robotics, electronics and basic making skills. We’ll work together to develop an intruder defence system and learn how to code robotics and Arduino microcontrollers to sense, trigger and launch a structure engineered to stop an intruder.

To encourage participation and positive interaction, all participants will be put into working groups based on their age and skill level.

Please note that there is a cost of $375 for the week. This fee includes a Maker Garden Micro computer tool kit.

For more information, visit http://bit.ly/TMGsummer.

This program is offered by The Maker Garden. Please register directly with them online at http://www.themakergarden.com/product/young-learners-summer-workshops-series/

LOCATION: Central Library - Lab
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Fun with French at Central
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Games, crafts and fun in French is in store for children in grades 2 to 4. Previous French experience is required.

Registration is not required. Just drop in.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Certificate Day with Music by Jake at Brooklin
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Summer Reading Club members are invited to meet Juno Nominee, Jake Differ whose up tempo songs and highly interactive live performance delights family audiences. While you are here enter to win great book prizes and pick up your reading club certificate.

All ages are welcome!

Registration begins on Saturday, July 23 at 9:00 a.m.
Registration is required:
To Register click the green button below
or
Contact any branch of the Whitby Public Library.

LOCATION: Brooklin Branch
    There are 56 spaces available.
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Certificate Day with Zoo to You at the Rossland Branch
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Zoo to You will be here with an amazing interactive presentation featuring many types of exotic animals! This is our final Summer Reading Club celebration featuring book draws, prizes, certificates, and entertainment.

This program is for children in SK and up. For TD Summer Reading Club members only. You must show us your reading booklet and ticket to attend.

Tickets available beginning July 23 at Rossland Branch

 

LOCATION: Rossland Branch
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1-on-1 Computer Help By Appointment at Central
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sign up for a free 1-on-1 Computer Help appointment as we can help you on your road to becoming more tech-savvy.
 
Computer Help appointments are 1 hour and are specific to the area in which you need help.
 
We can help you:
- learn the basics of Microsoft Word and Excel
- set up an email address and manage your email
- learn the basics of Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest
- learn the basics of how to use your tablet or smartphone
 
If the topic you are interested in is not listed here, please visit our 1x1 Computer Help webpage or contact staff at any branch for a full list of what we can help you learn during a 1x1 Computer Help appointment.
 
Due to high demand for Computer Help appointments, patrons are permitted one Computer Help appointment per month across the Whitby Public Library system. 
LOCATION: Central Library - Lab
    There is 1 space available.
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Friday August 19, 2016
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Young Learners Summer Workshop Series
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

This 5-day action-packed program will inspire young learners (aged 10-17) to explore inventing using critical design thinking skills, CAD software, 3D printing, robotics, electronics and basic making skills. We’ll work together to develop an intruder defence system and learn how to code robotics and Arduino microcontrollers to sense, trigger and launch a structure engineered to stop an intruder.

To encourage participation and positive interaction, all participants will be put into working groups based on their age and skill level.

Please note that there is a cost of $375 for the week. This fee includes a Maker Garden Micro computer tool kit.

For more information, visit http://bit.ly/TMGsummer.

This program is offered by The Maker Garden. Please register directly with them online at http://www.themakergarden.com/product/young-learners-summer-workshops-series/

LOCATION: Central Library - Lab
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Drop-in Family Duplo Club at Rossland
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Build, play, and learn in the fun and interactive drop-in progra, for children 2 - 5 and their caregivers.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Rossland Branch
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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.

LOCATION: Brooklin Branch
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Friday Morning Films at Central
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Drop in to see a different movie each week. Ages 3 and up.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Drop-in Family DUPLO at Brooklin
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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

This program is for ages 2 - 5

Registration is not required. Space is limited. Pick up a ticket 30 minutes before program starts.

***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.

LOCATION: Brooklin Branch Program Room
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Drop-in Film Fridays at Brooklin
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Children and their caregivers are invited to join us for a free film screening. This week's is: To Be Announced.

Registration is not required.
Space is limited. Pick up a ticket 30 minutes before the program starts.

***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.

LOCATION: Brooklin Branch Program Room
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1-on-1 Computer Help By Appointment at Central
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sign up for a free 1-on-1 Computer Help appointment as we can help you on your road to becoming more tech-savvy.
 
Computer Help appointments are 1 hour and are specific to the area in which you need help.
 
We can help you:
- learn the basics of Microsoft Word and Excel
- set up an email address and manage your email
- learn the basics of Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest
- learn the basics of how to use your tablet or smartphone
 
If the topic you are interested in is not listed here, please visit our 1x1 Computer Help webpage or contact staff at any branch for a full list of what we can help you learn during a 1x1 Computer Help appointment.
 
Due to high demand for Computer Help appointments, patrons are permitted one Computer Help appointment per month across the Whitby Public Library system. 
LOCATION: Central Library - Lab
    There are 2 spaces available.
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Saturday August 20, 2016
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Book Club Registration at Brooklin
10:00 AM

Interested in joining our book club?

Registration begins on Saturday, August 20 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 Fall 2016 session and to pick up your first book.

The Book Club will meet every 3rd Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m.

Fall 2016 Selections:

September: TBA
October: TBA
November: TBA
December: TBA

Space is limited to 12 members.

LOCATION: Brooklin Branch
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Monday August 22, 2016
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Make and Take Mondays at Central
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Make and Take Mondays at Central Library

Children and their caregivers are invited to this drop-in craft program.  We will have all the fun prepared and ready to create!

Join us this summer in the Children's Program Room on Mondays, between 2:30 and 3:30 p.m.

 

 

 

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Tuesday August 23, 2016
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Make and Take Tuesdays at Rossland
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Children and their caregivers are invited to this drop-in craft program. We will have all the fun prepared and ready for you to create!

This program is for children of all ages.

*No registration required*

LOCATION: Rossland Branch
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Sculptris Basics
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Learn the basics of 3D modelling software. This workshop covers the basic functions of Sculptris, a free 3D modelling software which can be used to digitally design and sculpt your own custom organic objects, printable on the library's MakerBot Replicator 2 3D printer.
 

This is a fast-paced workshop. To get the most out of this workshop, participants should have very strong basic computer skills.

 

LOCATION: Central Library - Lab
    There are 10 spaces available.
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Wednesday August 24, 2016
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1-on-1 Computer Help By Appointment at Central
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sign up for a free 1-on-1 Computer Help appointment as we can help you on your road to becoming more tech-savvy.
 
Computer Help appointments are 1 hour and are specific to the area in which you need help.
 
We can help you:
- learn the basics of Microsoft Word or Excel
- set up an email address and manage your email
- learn the basics of Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest
- learn the basics of how to use your tablet or smartphone
 
If the topic you are interested in is not listed here, please visit our 1x1 Computer Help webpage or contact staff at any branch for a full list of what we can help you learn during a 1x1 Computer Help appointment.
 
Due to high demand for Computer Help appointments, patrons are permitted one Computer Help appointment per month across the Whitby Public Library system. 
LOCATION: Central Library - Lab
    There is 1 space available.
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Thursday August 25, 2016
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1-on-1 Computer Help By Appointment at Central
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Sign up for a free 1-on-1 Computer Help appointment as we can help you on your road to becoming more tech-savvy.
 
Computer Help appointments are 1 hour and are specific to the area in which you need help.
 
We can help you:
- learn the basics of Microsoft Word or Excel
- set up an email address and manage your email
- learn the basics of Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest
- learn the basics of how to use your tablet or smartphone
 
If the topic you are interested in is not listed here, please visit our 1x1 Computer Help webpage or contact staff at any branch for a full list of what we can help you learn during a 1x1 Computer Help appointment.
 
Due to high demand for Computer Help appointments, patrons are permitted one Computer Help appointment per month across the Whitby Public Library system. 
LOCATION: Central Library - Lab
    There are 2 spaces available.
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Friday August 26, 2016
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Drop-in Family Duplo Club at Rossland
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Build, play, and learn in the fun and interactive drop-in progra, for children 2 - 5 and their caregivers.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Rossland Branch
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Monday August 29, 2016
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1-on-1 Computer Help By Appointment at Central
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sign up for a free 1-on-1 Computer Help appointment as we can help you on your road to becoming more tech-savvy.
 
Computer Help appointments are 1 hour and are specific to the area in which you need help.
 
We can help you:
- learn the basics of Microsoft Word or Excel
- set up an email address and manage your email
- learn the basics of Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest
- learn the basics of how to use your tablet or smartphone
 
If the topic you are interested in is not listed here, please visit our 1x1 Computer Help webpage or contact staff at any branch for a full list of what we can help you learn during a 1x1 Computer Help appointment.
 
Due to high demand for Computer Help appointments, patrons are permitted one Computer Help appointment per month across the Whitby Public Library system. 
LOCATION: Central Library - Lab
    There are 2 spaces available.
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Wednesday August 31, 2016
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1-on-1 Computer Help By Appointment at Central
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sign up for a free 1-on-1 Computer Help appointment as we can help you on your road to becoming more tech-savvy.
 
Computer Help appointments are 1 hour and are specific to the area in which you need help.
 
We can help you:
- learn the basics of Microsoft Word and Excel
- set up an email address and manage your email
- learn the basics of Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest
- learn the basics of how to use your tablet or smartphone
 
If the topic you are interested in is not listed here, please visit our 1x1 Computer Help webpage or contact staff at any branch for a full list of what we can help you learn during a 1x1 Computer Help appointment.
 
Due to high demand for Computer Help appointments, patrons are permitted one Computer Help appointment per month across the Whitby Public Library system. 
LOCATION: Central Library - Lab
    There are 2 spaces available.
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Thursday September 1, 2016
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Free Film Night: The Finest Hours @ Central Branch
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Finest Hours. Based on the book by Michael Tougias and Casey Sherman, this is the True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue.

In 1952, on a small lifeboat, four members of the Coast Guard faced with frigid temperatures and 70-foot high waves, set out to rescue more than 30 stranded sailors trapped aboard a rapidly-sinking oil tanker destroyed during a blizzard, off the coast of Cape Cod.

1h 57min. Action, Drama, History. Starring Chris Pine and Casey Affleck. Movie release date: January 2016.

Closed captioned. Rated PG by the Ontario Film Board.

Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1 (A&B)
    There are 48 spaces available.
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Wednesday September 7, 2016
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Fall Program Registration at Brooklin
10:00 AM

Registration for our fall programs at the Brooklin Branch will be held on Wednesday, September 7 beginning at 10:00 a.m. in-person only. Telephone registration will be accepted after 12:00 noon for any available spaces by calling 905 655-3191.

Babytime
Toddler Time
LEGO Club

**Due to Thanksgiving Closure, there will be no programs on Monday, October 10**
 

LOCATION: Brooklin Branch
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Thursday September 8, 2016
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ABC Abilities Audio Book Club
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Traditional book clubs can be frustrating for those living with the effects of a brain injury or for people with developmental or learning disabilities.
Join the Brain Injury Association of Durham and the Whitby Public Library for a monthly audio book club for adults with cognitive disabilities.
We will meet every second Thursday to listen to and discuss great stories.

To register, call the Children's and Adult Fiction Department at 905 668-6531, extension 2010 or email askcaf@whitbylibrary.on.ca.

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 2
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Saturday September 10, 2016
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Book Pirates Book Club Registration at Central
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Join Book Pirates, our book club for grades 4 and 5. We will meet the first Thursday of each month, from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. The Fall session will take place Oct. 6, Nov. 3, Dec. 1 and Jan. 12 (moved from the 5th due to school holidays).

This club is for strong readers who enjoy discussing complex books and participating in book-related activities. Register online beginning Saturday September 10th  at 9:00 a.m. Space is limited so register early! The Winter registration will be online, beginning Saturday Jan. 7th at 9 a.m.

LOCATION: Central Library
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Page Turners Book Club Registration at Central
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Join Page Turners, our book club for grades 6, 7 and 8. We will meet the third Thursday of each month, from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. The Fall session will take place Sept. 15 (we'll choose the books at this meeting), Oct. 20, Nov. 17, Dec. 15 and Jan. 19th.

This club is for strong readers who enjoy discussing complex books and participating in book-related activities. Register online beginning Saturday September 10th  at 9:00 a.m. Space is limited so register early! Registration for the Winter session will be online, beginning Saturday Jan. 7th at 9 a.m.

LOCATION: Central Library
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Monday September 12, 2016
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Together we 'hang'
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Facilitated by FOOTPRINTS 4 Autism and partnered with the Whitby Public Library, youth on the Autism Spectrum are paired with a volunteer—their peer, for a social gathering fostering inclusion, acceptance and friendship. Enjoy some fun programs hosted by library staff too!

The program runs Mondays from 4:00 to 6:00 pm from September 12 to December 12, 2016.  Limited to 12 participants.

For more information, to register or to volunteer, please contact Julie Cashin-Oster at 905-420-0388, ext. 3 or julie@footprints4autism.org.

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1B
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Thursday September 15, 2016
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English Conversation Circle
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Do you want to practice your English language skills? We can help! Conversation Circles give Newcomers an opportunity to practice their English conversation skills in a welcoming environment and to learn about Canadian culture, with the help of volunteers from the Community Development Council Durham (CDCD).  Participants from all over the world, with a variety of language abilities, come together to discuss topics, have questions answered, share stories, learn about library resources, and so much more!

This is a free drop-in program, held every week.  Please contact Maria Abogado at CDCD for more information at 905-686-2661 ext.109 or mabogado@cdcd.org

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 2
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Page Turners at Central
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Page Turners is a book club for grades 6, 7 & 8. This is a book club for strong readers, as we read a different book each month, discuss it and participate in a book-related activity. This year we will be splitting the club into a Fall session and a Winter session.

Fall session: Members must be available the third Thursday of September, October, November, December and January, from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.. Registration begins online on Saturday, Sept. 10 at 9:00 a.m.

Winter session:  Members must be available the third Thursday of February, March, April and May,  from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.. The signup for this session will be online, beginning on Saturday, Jan. 7 at 9 a.m.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Monday September 19, 2016
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Together we 'hang'
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Facilitated by FOOTPRINTS 4 Autism and partnered with the Whitby Public Library, youth on the Autism Spectrum are paired with a volunteer—their peer, for a social gathering fostering inclusion, acceptance and friendship. Enjoy some fun programs hosted by library staff too!

The program runs Mondays from 4:00 to 6:00 pm from September 12 to December 12, 2016.  Limited to 12 participants.

For more information, to register or to volunteer, please contact Julie Cashin-Oster at 905-420-0388, ext. 3 or julie@footprints4autism.org.

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1B
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French Conversation Circle
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Conversation Circles give Newcomers an opportunity to practice their French conversation skills in a welcoming environment and to learn about Canadian culture, with the help of volunteers from the Community Development Council Durham (CDCD).  Participants from all over the world, with a variety of language abilities, come together to discuss topics, have questions answered, share stories, learn about library resources, and so much more! This is a free drop-in program, held every other Monday.  Please contact Maria Abogado at CDCD for more information at 905-686-2661 ext.109 or mabogado@cdcd.org. The program runs until December 12, 2016.

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1A
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Tuesday September 20, 2016
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123D 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!
 

This is a fast-paced workshop. To get the most out of this workshop, participants should have very strong basic computer skills.

 

LOCATION: Central Library - Lab
    There are 10 spaces available.
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Getting the Most Out of Life with Chronic Pain Workshop Series @ Central Branch
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

This is a free six-week workshop; 2.5 hours/week on each of these days: Tuesdays, September 20, 27, October 4, 18, 25, and November 1.

(Note there will be no program the week of Thanksgiving, October 11).

Getting the most out of life with chronic pain means better managing you pain, your emotions and your daily activities. The "Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain" workshop is for adults, 18 years plus, of all ages. Caregivers are welcome, either with the person they are caring for, or on their own, on behalf of that person. 

These workshops are geared for any level of chronic pain, resulting from any condition. Workshops are geared to provide strategies to deal effectively with chonic pain. You will also receive a free copy of the book, "Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions," to keep.

Registration is required and space is limited. Registrants must be able to, and commit to, attending all 6 weeks. There are three registration options for you below.

  1. To register for the workshop or learn more, please call the Central East LHIN Self-Management Program at 1-866-971-5545.
  2. Also, you can register online by clicking here.  Click on the Register Now link and complete the short form and click Submit. Provide your email address and you will receive a confirmation email with all the details; no need to write it all down!
  3. Staff at the second floor Information desk of the Central Branch, can also register for you on the Central East LHIN Self-Management Program website. Please call 905-668-6531 ext. 2020 and we will fill in the online form with you via phone or in person.
LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1B
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Thursday September 22, 2016
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English Conversation Circle
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Do you want to practice your English language skills? We can help! Conversation Circles give Newcomers an opportunity to practice their English conversation skills in a welcoming environment and to learn about Canadian culture, with the help of volunteers from the Community Development Council Durham (CDCD).  Participants from all over the world, with a variety of language abilities, come together to discuss topics, have questions answered, share stories, learn about library resources, and so much more!

This is a free drop-in program, held every week.  Please contact Maria Abogado at CDCD for more information at 905-686-2661 ext.109 or mabogado@cdcd.org

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 2
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Shark Assault Author Visit @ Central Branch
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Meet Peter Jennings, author of "Shark Assault: An Amazing Story of Survival".
  • Learn about Nicole Moore, the awe-inspiring victim of two brutal shark attacks.
  • Discover her motivational message: "Despite life's challenges, we can all overcome hardships to be positive, hopeful and happy."
  • Find out about the demands Peter faced writing the book, and the shark experts he met.
  • Hear a chapter reading and get Peter's autograph in your copy of the book.

"Shark Assault: An Amazing Story of Survival", will be available for purchase the night of the reading for signings courtesy of Blue Heron Books.

Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Registration is required.

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1 (A&B)
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Saturday September 24, 2016
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French Reading Buddies/Copains de lecture at Central
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Contact: Linda Sellors     905-668-6531 X 2010     lsellors@whitbylibrary.on.ca

French Reading Buddies/Copains de Lecture is a program for children in grades 2 and 3 enrolled in a french language or french immersion school who require additional reading support. Children meet weekly on a one-to-one basis with a teen volunteer to practice their french reading and also play literacy-based games. Children are expected to attend all 8 dates in their session, barring illness.

Note: Due to the limited number of spaces, adults may only sign up the members of one family.

NEW!   There will be two 40 minute sessions every Thursday from 4:00-4:40pm and 4:50-5:30pm.  You may only register your child for one session.

This is a registered program. Registration is online, beginning at 9:00 am on Saturday, September 24, 2016.

To register for Session A on Thursday from 4:00 to 4:40 pm, click here.

To register for Session B on Thursday from 4:50 to 5:30 pm, click here.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Reading Buddies Registration at Central
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Reading Buddies is a program for children in grades 1-3, who require reading assistance. We match the younger children on a one-to-one basis with teen volunteers, who help them practice their reading and play literacy-based games with them. Children are expected to attend all 8 dates in their session, barring illness.

Note: Due to the limited number of spaces, adults may only sign up the members of one family.  This program is also offered at Brooklin. Please sign up for one branch only.

Reading Buddies is offered from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. on either Tuesday or Wednesday.

This is a registered program. Registration is online, beginning at 9:00 am on Saturday, September 24, 2016.

To register for the Tuesday session, click here.

To register for the Wednesday session, click here.

LOCATION: Central Library
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Newcomer Bus Tour
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

A newcomer can be a new immigrant to Canada who is settling in Whitby, or any new Whitby resident. This tour will not only be a fun, family-friendly event, but also an educational experience designed to introduce newcomers to their local government and their new community. Presented by the Whitby Ethno-cultural and Diversity Advisory Committee.

The tour will begin at the Whitby Central Library and will include points of interest including recreation centres, library branches, municipal and regional headquarters, historical sites, the Station Gallery, Port Whitby Marina, Heydenshore Park and much more. Refreshments at the beginning and end of the tour.

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1 (A&B)
    There are 40 spaces available.
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Monday September 26, 2016
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Together we 'hang'
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Facilitated by FOOTPRINTS 4 Autism and partnered with the Whitby Public Library, youth on the Autism Spectrum are paired with a volunteer—their peer, for a social gathering fostering inclusion, acceptance and friendship. Enjoy some fun programs hosted by library staff too!

The program runs Mondays from 4:00 to 6:00 pm from September 12 to December 12, 2016.  Limited to 12 participants.

For more information, to register or to volunteer, please contact Julie Cashin-Oster at 905-420-0388, ext. 3 or julie@footprints4autism.org.

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1B
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Tuesday September 27, 2016
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Getting the Most Out of Life with Chronic Pain Workshop Series @ Central Branch
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

This is a free six-week workshop; 2.5 hours/week on each of these days: Tuesdays, September 20, 27, October 4, 18, 25, and November 1.

(Note there will be no program the week of Thanksgiving, October 11).

Getting the most out of life with chronic pain means better managing you pain, your emotions and your daily activities. The "Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain" workshop is for adults, 18 years plus, of all ages. Caregivers are welcome, either with the person they are caring for, or on their own, on behalf of that person. 

These workshops are geared for any level of chronic pain, resulting from any condition. Workshops are geared to provide strategies to deal effectively with chonic pain. You will also receive a free copy of the book, "Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions," to keep.

Registration is required and space is limited. Registrants must be able to, and commit to, attending all 6 weeks. There are three registration options for you below.

  1. To register for the workshop or learn more, please call the Central East LHIN Self-Management Program at 1-866-971-5545.
  2. Also, you can register online by clicking here.  Click on the Register Now link and complete the short form and click Submit. Provide your email address and you will receive a confirmation email with all the details; no need to write it all down!
  3. Staff at the second floor Information desk of the Central Branch, can also register for you on the Central East LHIN Self-Management Program website. Please call 905-668-6531 ext. 2020 and we will fill in the online form with you via phone or in person.
LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1B
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Sculptris Basics
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Learn the basics of 3D modelling software. This workshop covers the basic functions of Sculptris, a free 3D modelling software which can be used to digitally design and sculpt your own custom organic objects, printable on the library's MakerBot Replicator 2 3D printer.
 

This is a fast-paced workshop. To get the most out of this workshop, participants should have very strong basic computer skills.

 

LOCATION: Central Library - Lab
    There are 10 spaces available.
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Wednesday September 28, 2016
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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 September 29, 2016
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English Conversation Circle
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Do you want to practice your English language skills? We can help! Conversation Circles give Newcomers an opportunity to practice their English conversation skills in a welcoming environment and to learn about Canadian culture, with the help of volunteers from the Community Development Council Durham (CDCD).  Participants from all over the world, with a variety of language abilities, come together to discuss topics, have questions answered, share stories, learn about library resources, and so much more!

This is a free drop-in program, held every week.  Please contact Maria Abogado at CDCD for more information at 905-686-2661 ext.109 or mabogado@cdcd.org

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 2
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Friday September 30, 2016
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Culture Days Crop In Family Storytime at Rossland Branch
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

All ages with caregiver

Celebrate Culture Days at the Rossland Branch. We will share stories about art and sing crafty songs.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Rossland Branch
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Monday October 3, 2016
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Together we 'hang'
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Facilitated by FOOTPRINTS 4 Autism and partnered with the Whitby Public Library, youth on the Autism Spectrum are paired with a volunteer—their peer, for a social gathering fostering inclusion, acceptance and friendship. Enjoy some fun programs hosted by library staff too!

The program runs Mondays from 4:00 to 6:00 pm from September 12 to December 12, 2016.  Limited to 12 participants.

For more information, to register or to volunteer, please contact Julie Cashin-Oster at 905-420-0388, ext. 3 or julie@footprints4autism.org.

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1B
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French Conversation Circle
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Please note room change this week only.  Conversation Circles give Newcomers an opportunity to practice their French conversation skills in a welcoming environment and to learn about Canadian culture, with the help of volunteers from the Community Development Council Durham (CDCD).  Participants from all over the world, with a variety of language abilities, come together to discuss topics, have questions answered, share stories, learn about library resources, and so much more! This is a free drop-in program, held every other Monday.  Please contact Maria Abogado at CDCD for more information at 905-686-2661 ext.109 or mabogado@cdcd.org. The program runs until December 12, 2016.

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1B
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Tuesday October 4, 2016
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Tuesday Reading Buddies at Central
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

This program pairs children (Grades 1-3) who would benefit from additional reading support with a volunteer.

Reading Buddies meet each week to read stories and play literacy-based games. This 8 week program is offered Tuesdays or Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00 p.m. starting the week of Oct. 4th.

Registration for Reading Buddies begins online on Saturday, September 24 at 9:00 a.m.

For more information call or drop by the Central Library.

 

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Getting the Most Out of Life with Chronic Pain Workshop Series @ Central Branch
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

This is a free six-week workshop; 2.5 hours/week on each of these days: Tuesdays, September 20, 27, October 4, 18, 25, and November 1.

(Note there will be no program the week of Thanksgiving, October 11).

Getting the most out of life with chronic pain means better managing you pain, your emotions and your daily activities. The "Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain" workshop is for adults, 18 years plus, of all ages. Caregivers are welcome, either with the person they are caring for, or on their own, on behalf of that person. 

These workshops are geared for any level of chronic pain, resulting from any condition. Workshops are geared to provide strategies to deal effectively with chonic pain. You will also receive a free copy of the book, "Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions," to keep.

Registration is required and space is limited. Registrants must be able to, and commit to, attending all 6 weeks. There are three registration options for you below.

  1. To register for the workshop or learn more, please call the Central East LHIN Self-Management Program at 1-866-971-5545.
  2. Also, you can register online by clicking here.  Click on the Register Now link and complete the short form and click Submit. Provide your email address and you will receive a confirmation email with all the details; no need to write it all down!
  3. Staff at the second floor Information desk of the Central Branch, can also register for you on the Central East LHIN Self-Management Program website. Please call 905-668-6531 ext. 2020 and we will fill in the online form with you via phone or in person.
LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1B
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Wednesday October 5, 2016
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Wednesday Reading Buddies at Central
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

This program pairs children (Grades 1-3) who would benefit from additional reading support with a volunteer.

Reading Buddies meet each week to read stories and play literacy-based games. This 8 week program is offered on Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00 p.m. starting Oct. 5th.

Registration for Reading Buddies begins online on Saturday, September 24 at 9:00 a.m.

For more information call or drop by the Central Library.

 

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Thursday October 6, 2016
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French Reading Buddies/Copains de lecture at Central Session A
4:00 PM - 4:40 PM

Contact: Linda Sellors    905-668-6531 X 2010       lsellors@whitbylibrary.on.ca

French Reading Buddies/Copains de Lecture is a program for children in grades 2 and 3 enrolled in a french language or french immersion school who require additional reading support. Children meet weekly on a one-to-one basis with a teen volunteer to practice their french reading and also play literacy-based games. Children are expected to attend all 8 dates in their session, barring illness.

NEW!   There are two 40 minute sessions every Thursday from 4:00-4:40pm and 4:50-5:30pm.  You may only register your child for one session.

Registration for French Reading Buddies begins online on Saturday, September 24 at 9:00 a.m.

For more information call or drop by the Central Library.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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French Reading Buddies/Copains de lecture at Central Session B
4:50 PM - 5:30 PM

Contact: Linda Sellors    905-668-6531 X 2010       lsellors@whitbylibrary.on.ca

French Reading Buddies/Copains de Lecture is a program for children in grades 2 and 3 enrolled in a french language or french immersion school who require additional reading support. Children meet weekly on a one-to-one basis with a teen volunteer to practice their french reading and also play literacy-based games. Children are expected to attend all 8 dates in their session, barring illness.

NEW!   There are two 40 minute sessions every Thursday from 4:00-4:40pm and 4:50-5:30pm.  You may only register your child for one session.

Registration for French Reading Buddies begins online on Saturday, September 24 at 9:00 a.m.

For more information call or drop by the Central Library.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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English Conversation Circle
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Do you want to practice your English language skills? We can help! Conversation Circles give Newcomers an opportunity to practice their English conversation skills in a welcoming environment and to learn about Canadian culture, with the help of volunteers from the Community Development Council Durham (CDCD).  Participants from all over the world, with a variety of language abilities, come together to discuss topics, have questions answered, share stories, learn about library resources, and so much more!

This is a free drop-in program, held every week.  Please contact Maria Abogado at CDCD for more information at 905-686-2661 ext.109 or mabogado@cdcd.org

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 2
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Book Pirates at Central
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Book Pirates is a book club for grades 4 & 5. This is a book club for strong readers, as we read a different book each month, discuss it and participate in a book-related activity. There will be a Fall session and a Winter session.

Fall session: Members must be available the first Thursday of October, November, December and January, from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.. Registration begins online on Saturday, Sept.10 at 9:00 a.m.

Winter session:  Members must be available the first Thursday of February, March, April and May,  from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.. The signup for this session will be online, beginning on Saturday, Jan. 7 at 9 a.m.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Free Film Night
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

To Be Announced

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1 (A&B)
    There are 57 spaces available.
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Tuesday October 11, 2016
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Tuesday Reading Buddies at Central
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

This program pairs children (Grades 1-3) who would benefit from additional reading support with a volunteer.

Reading Buddies meet each week to read stories and play literacy-based games. This 8 week program is offered Tuesdays or Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00 p.m. starting the week of Oct. 4th.

Registration for Reading Buddies begins online on Saturday, September 24 at 9:00 a.m.

For more information call or drop by the Central Library.

 

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Wednesday October 12, 2016
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Wednesday Reading Buddies at Central
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

This program pairs children (Grades 1-3) who would benefit from additional reading support with a volunteer.

Reading Buddies meet each week to read stories and play literacy-based games. This 8 week program is offered on Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00 p.m. starting Oct. 5th.

Registration for Reading Buddies begins online on Saturday, September 24 at 9:00 a.m.

For more information call or drop by the Central Library.

 

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Thursday October 13, 2016
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ABC Abilities Audio Book Club
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Traditional book clubs can be frustrating for those living with the effects of a brain injury or for people with developmental or learning disabilities.
Join the Brain Injury Association of Durham and the Whitby Public Library for a monthly audio book club for adults with cognitive disabilities.
We will meet every second Thursday to listen to and discuss great stories.

To register, call the Children's and Adult Fiction Department at 905 668-6531, extension 2010 or email askcaf@whitbylibrary.on.ca.

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 2
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French Reading Buddies/Copains de lecture at Central Session A
4:00 PM - 4:40 PM

Contact: Linda Sellors    905-668-6531 X 2010       lsellors@whitbylibrary.on.ca

French Reading Buddies/Copains de Lecture is a program for children in grades 2 and 3 enrolled in a french language or french immersion school who require additional reading support. Children meet weekly on a one-to-one basis with a teen volunteer to practice their french reading and also play literacy-based games. Children are expected to attend all 8 dates in their session, barring illness.

NEW!   There are two 40 minute sessions every Thursday from 4:00-4:40pm and 4:50-5:30pm.  You may only register your child for one session.

Registration for French Reading Buddies begins online on Saturday, September 24 at 9:00 a.m.

For more information call or drop by the Central Library.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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French Reading Buddies/Copains de lecture at Central Session B
4:50 PM - 5:30 PM

Contact: Linda Sellors    905-668-6531 X 2010       lsellors@whitbylibrary.on.ca

French Reading Buddies/Copains de Lecture is a program for children in grades 2 and 3 enrolled in a french language or french immersion school who require additional reading support. Children meet weekly on a one-to-one basis with a teen volunteer to practice their french reading and also play literacy-based games. Children are expected to attend all 8 dates in their session, barring illness.

NEW!   There are two 40 minute sessions every Thursday from 4:00-4:40pm and 4:50-5:30pm.  You may only register your child for one session.

Registration for French Reading Buddies begins online on Saturday, September 24 at 9:00 a.m.

For more information call or drop by the Central Library.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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English Conversation Circle
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Do you want to practice your English language skills? We can help! Conversation Circles give Newcomers an opportunity to practice their English conversation skills in a welcoming environment and to learn about Canadian culture, with the help of volunteers from the Community Development Council Durham (CDCD).  Participants from all over the world, with a variety of language abilities, come together to discuss topics, have questions answered, share stories, learn about library resources, and so much more!

This is a free drop-in program, held every week.  Please contact Maria Abogado at CDCD for more information at 905-686-2661 ext.109 or mabogado@cdcd.org

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 2
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Life After Debt @ the Central Branch
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Life after debt. A free workshop.

  • Why give your money away?
  • Take years off your mortgage.
  • Save thousands on credit card interest.
  • Keep more money in your pocket.

Due to the limited space available, participants who have not arrived by the start of the program may forfeit their reservation.

 

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1B
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Monday October 17, 2016
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Together we 'hang'
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Facilitated by FOOTPRINTS 4 Autism and partnered with the Whitby Public Library, youth on the Autism Spectrum are paired with a volunteer—their peer, for a social gathering fostering inclusion, acceptance and friendship. Enjoy some fun programs hosted by library staff too!

The program runs Mondays from 4:00 to 6:00 pm from September 12 to December 12, 2016.  Limited to 12 participants.

For more information, to register or to volunteer, please contact Julie Cashin-Oster at 905-420-0388, ext. 3 or julie@footprints4autism.org.

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1B
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French Conversation Circle
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Conversation Circles give Newcomers an opportunity to practice their French conversation skills in a welcoming environment and to learn about Canadian culture, with the help of volunteers from the Community Development Council Durham (CDCD).  Participants from all over the world, with a variety of language abilities, come together to discuss topics, have questions answered, share stories, learn about library resources, and so much more! This is a free drop-in program, held every other Monday.  Please contact Maria Abogado at CDCD for more information at 905-686-2661 ext.109 or mabogado@cdcd.org. The program runs until December 12, 2016.

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Tuesday October 18, 2016
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Doors Open Whitby Committee
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 2
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Tuesday Reading Buddies at Central
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

This program pairs children (Grades 1-3) who would benefit from additional reading support with a volunteer.

Reading Buddies meet each week to read stories and play literacy-based games. This 8 week program is offered Tuesdays or Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00 p.m. starting the week of Oct. 4th.

Registration for Reading Buddies begins online on Saturday, September 24 at 9:00 a.m.

For more information call or drop by the Central Library.

 

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Getting the Most Out of Life with Chronic Pain Workshop Series @ Central Branch
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

This is a free six-week workshop; 2.5 hours/week on each of these days: Tuesdays, September 20, 27, October 4, 18, 25, and November 1.

(Note there will be no program the week of Thanksgiving, October 11).

Getting the most out of life with chronic pain means better managing you pain, your emotions and your daily activities. The "Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain" workshop is for adults, 18 years plus, of all ages. Caregivers are welcome, either with the person they are caring for, or on their own, on behalf of that person. 

These workshops are geared for any level of chronic pain, resulting from any condition. Workshops are geared to provide strategies to deal effectively with chonic pain. You will also receive a free copy of the book, "Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions," to keep.

Registration is required and space is limited. Registrants must be able to, and commit to, attending all 6 weeks. There are three registration options for you below.

  1. To register for the workshop or learn more, please call the Central East LHIN Self-Management Program at 1-866-971-5545
  2. Also, you can register online by clicking here.  Click on the Register Now link and complete the short form and click Submit. Provide your email address and you will receive a confirmation email with all the details; no need to write it all down!
  3. Staff at the second floor Information desk of the Central Branch, can also register for you on the Central East LHIN Self-Management Program website. Please call 905-668-6531 ext. 2020 and we will fill in the online form with you via phone or in person.
LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1B
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Wednesday October 19, 2016
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Wednesday Reading Buddies at Central
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

This program pairs children (Grades 1-3) who would benefit from additional reading support with a volunteer.

Reading Buddies meet each week to read stories and play literacy-based games. This 8 week program is offered on Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00 p.m. starting Oct. 5th.

Registration for Reading Buddies begins online on Saturday, September 24 at 9:00 a.m.

For more information call or drop by the Central Library.

 

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Thursday October 20, 2016
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French Reading Buddies/Copains de lecture at Central Session A
4:00 PM - 4:40 PM

Contact: Linda Sellors    905-668-6531 X 2010       lsellors@whitbylibrary.on.ca

French Reading Buddies/Copains de Lecture is a program for children in grades 2 and 3 enrolled in a french language or french immersion school who require additional reading support. Children meet weekly on a one-to-one basis with a teen volunteer to practice their french reading and also play literacy-based games. Children are expected to attend all 8 dates in their session, barring illness.

NEW!   There are two 40 minute sessions every Thursday from 4:00-4:40pm and 4:50-5:30pm.  You may only register your child for one session.

Registration for French Reading Buddies begins online on Saturday, September 24 at 9:00 a.m.

For more information call or drop by the Central Library.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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French Reading Buddies/Copains de lecture at Central Session B
4:50 PM - 5:30 PM

Contact: Linda Sellors    905-668-6531 X 2010       lsellors@whitbylibrary.on.ca

French Reading Buddies/Copains de Lecture is a program for children in grades 2 and 3 enrolled in a french language or french immersion school who require additional reading support. Children meet weekly on a one-to-one basis with a teen volunteer to practice their french reading and also play literacy-based games. Children are expected to attend all 8 dates in their session, barring illness.

NEW!   There are two 40 minute sessions every Thursday from 4:00-4:40pm and 4:50-5:30pm.  You may only register your child for one session.

Registration for French Reading Buddies begins online on Saturday, September 24 at 9:00 a.m.

For more information call or drop by the Central Library.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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English Conversation Circle
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Do you want to practice your English language skills? We can help! Conversation Circles give Newcomers an opportunity to practice their English conversation skills in a welcoming environment and to learn about Canadian culture, with the help of volunteers from the Community Development Council Durham (CDCD).  Participants from all over the world, with a variety of language abilities, come together to discuss topics, have questions answered, share stories, learn about library resources, and so much more!

This is a free drop-in program, held every week.  Please contact Maria Abogado at CDCD for more information at 905-686-2661 ext.109 or mabogado@cdcd.org

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 2
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Page Turners at Central
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Page Turners is a book club for grades 6, 7 & 8. This is a book club for strong readers, as we read a different book each month, discuss it and participate in a book-related activity. This year we will be splitting the club into a Fall session and a Winter session.

Fall session: Members must be available the third Thursday of September, October, November, December and January, from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.. Registration begins online on Saturday, Sept. 10 at 9:00 a.m.

Winter session:  Members must be available the third Thursday of February, March, April and May,  from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.. The signup for this session will be online, beginning on Saturday, Jan. 7 at 9 a.m.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Monday October 24, 2016
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Together we 'hang'
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Facilitated by FOOTPRINTS 4 Autism and partnered with the Whitby Public Library, youth on the Autism Spectrum are paired with a volunteer—their peer, for a social gathering fostering inclusion, acceptance and friendship. Enjoy some fun programs hosted by library staff too!

The program runs Mondays from 4:00 to 6:00 pm from September 12 to December 12, 2016.  Limited to 12 participants.

For more information, to register or to volunteer, please contact Julie Cashin-Oster at 905-420-0388, ext. 3 or julie@footprints4autism.org.

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1B
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Tuesday October 25, 2016
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Tuesday Reading Buddies at Central
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

This program pairs children (Grades 1-3) who would benefit from additional reading support with a volunteer.

Reading Buddies meet each week to read stories and play literacy-based games. This 8 week program is offered Tuesdays or Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00 p.m. starting the week of Oct. 4th.

Registration for Reading Buddies begins online on Saturday, September 24 at 9:00 a.m.

For more information call or drop by the Central Library.

 

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Getting the Most Out of Life with Chronic Pain Workshop Series @ Central Branch
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

This is a free six-week workshop; 2.5 hours/week on each of these days: Tuesdays, September 20, 27, October 4, 18, 25, and November 1.

(Note there will be no program the week of Thanksgiving, October 11).

Getting the most out of life with chronic pain means better managing you pain, your emotions and your daily activities. The "Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain" workshop is for adults, 18 years plus, of all ages. Caregivers are welcome, either with the person they are caring for, or on their own, on behalf of that person. 

These workshops are geared for any level of chronic pain, resulting from any condition. Workshops are geared to provide strategies to deal effectively with chonic pain. You will also receive a free copy of the book, "Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions," to keep.

Registration is required and space is limited. Registrants must be able to, and commit to, attending all 6 weeks. There are three registration options for you below.

  1. To register for the workshop or learn more, please call the Central East LHIN Self-Management Program at 1-866-971-5545
  2. Also, you can register online by clicking here.  Click on the Register Now link and complete the short form and click Submit. Provide your email address and you will receive a confirmation email with all the details; no need to write it all down!
  3. Staff at the second floor Information desk of the Central Branch, can also register for you on the Central East LHIN Self-Management Program website. Please call 905-668-6531 ext. 2020 and we will fill in the online form with you via phone or in person.
LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1B
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Wednesday October 26, 2016
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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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Wednesday Reading Buddies at Central
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

This program pairs children (Grades 1-3) who would benefit from additional reading support with a volunteer.

Reading Buddies meet each week to read stories and play literacy-based games. This 8 week program is offered on Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00 p.m. starting Oct. 5th.

Registration for Reading Buddies begins online on Saturday, September 24 at 9:00 a.m.

For more information call or drop by the Central Library.

 

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Thursday October 27, 2016
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French Reading Buddies/Copains de lecture at Central Session A
4:00 PM - 4:40 PM

Contact: Linda Sellors    905-668-6531 X 2010       lsellors@whitbylibrary.on.ca

French Reading Buddies/Copains de Lecture is a program for children in grades 2 and 3 enrolled in a french language or french immersion school who require additional reading support. Children meet weekly on a one-to-one basis with a teen volunteer to practice their french reading and also play literacy-based games. Children are expected to attend all 8 dates in their session, barring illness.

NEW!   There are two 40 minute sessions every Thursday from 4:00-4:40pm and 4:50-5:30pm.  You may only register your child for one session.

Registration for French Reading Buddies begins online on Saturday, September 24 at 9:00 a.m.

For more information call or drop by the Central Library.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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French Reading Buddies/Copains de lecture at Central Session B
4:50 PM - 5:30 PM

Contact: Linda Sellors    905-668-6531 X 2010       lsellors@whitbylibrary.on.ca

French Reading Buddies/Copains de Lecture is a program for children in grades 2 and 3 enrolled in a french language or french immersion school who require additional reading support. Children meet weekly on a one-to-one basis with a teen volunteer to practice their french reading and also play literacy-based games. Children are expected to attend all 8 dates in their session, barring illness.

NEW!   There are two 40 minute sessions every Thursday from 4:00-4:40pm and 4:50-5:30pm.  You may only register your child for one session.

Registration for French Reading Buddies begins online on Saturday, September 24 at 9:00 a.m.

For more information call or drop by the Central Library.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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English Conversation Circle
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Do you want to practice your English language skills? We can help! Conversation Circles give Newcomers an opportunity to practice their English conversation skills in a welcoming environment and to learn about Canadian culture, with the help of volunteers from the Community Development Council Durham (CDCD).  Participants from all over the world, with a variety of language abilities, come together to discuss topics, have questions answered, share stories, learn about library resources, and so much more!

This is a free drop-in program, held every week.  Please contact Maria Abogado at CDCD for more information at 905-686-2661 ext.109 or mabogado@cdcd.org

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 2
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Monday October 31, 2016
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Together we 'hang'
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Facilitated by FOOTPRINTS 4 Autism and partnered with the Whitby Public Library, youth on the Autism Spectrum are paired with a volunteer—their peer, for a social gathering fostering inclusion, acceptance and friendship. Enjoy some fun programs hosted by library staff too!

The program runs Mondays from 4:00 to 6:00 pm from September 12 to December 12, 2016.  Limited to 12 participants.

For more information, to register or to volunteer, please contact Julie Cashin-Oster at 905-420-0388, ext. 3 or julie@footprints4autism.org.

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1B
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French Conversation Circle
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Conversation Circles give Newcomers an opportunity to practice their French conversation skills in a welcoming environment and to learn about Canadian culture, with the help of volunteers from the Community Development Council Durham (CDCD).  Participants from all over the world, with a variety of language abilities, come together to discuss topics, have questions answered, share stories, learn about library resources, and so much more! This is a free drop-in program, held every other Monday.  Please contact Maria Abogado at CDCD for more information at 905-686-2661 ext.109 or mabogado@cdcd.org. The program runs until December 12, 2016.

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Tuesday November 1, 2016
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Tuesday Reading Buddies at Central
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

This program pairs children (Grades 1-3) who would benefit from additional reading support with a volunteer.

Reading Buddies meet each week to read stories and play literacy-based games. This 8 week program is offered Tuesdays or Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00 p.m. starting the week of Oct. 4th.

Registration for Reading Buddies begins online on Saturday, September 24 at 9:00 a.m.

For more information call or drop by the Central Library.

 

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Getting the Most Out of Life with Chronic Pain Workshop Series @ Central Branch
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

This is a free six-week workshop; 2.5 hours/week on each of these days: Tuesdays, September 20, 27, October 4, 18, 25, and November 1.

(Note there will be no program the week of Thanksgiving, October 11).

Getting the most out of life with chronic pain means better managing you pain, your emotions and your daily activities. The "Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain" workshop is for adults, 18 years plus, of all ages. Caregivers are welcome, either with the person they are caring for, or on their own, on behalf of that person. 

These workshops are geared for any level of chronic pain, resulting from any condition. Workshops are geared to provide strategies to deal effectively with chonic pain. You will also receive a free copy of the book, "Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions," to keep.

Registration is required and space is limited. Registrants must be able to, and commit to, attending all 6 weeks. There are three registration options for you below.

  1. To register for the workshop or learn more, please call the Central East LHIN Self-Management Program at 1-866-971-5545
  2. Also, you can register online by clicking here.  Click on the Register Now link and complete the short form and click Submit. Provide your email address and you will receive a confirmation email with all the details; no need to write it all down!
  3. Staff at the second floor Information desk of the Central Branch, can also register for you on the Central East LHIN Self-Management Program website. Please call 905-668-6531 ext. 2020 and we will fill in the online form with you via phone or in person.
LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1B
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Wednesday November 2, 2016
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Wednesday Reading Buddies at Central
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

This program pairs children (Grades 1-3) who would benefit from additional reading support with a volunteer.

Reading Buddies meet each week to read stories and play literacy-based games. This 8 week program is offered on Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00 p.m. starting Oct. 5th.

Registration for Reading Buddies begins online on Saturday, September 24 at 9:00 a.m.

For more information call or drop by the Central Library.

 

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Thursday November 3, 2016
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French Reading Buddies/Copains de lecture at Central Session A
4:00 PM - 4:40 PM

Contact: Linda Sellors    905-668-6531 X 2010       lsellors@whitbylibrary.on.ca

French Reading Buddies/Copains de Lecture is a program for children in grades 2 and 3 enrolled in a french language or french immersion school who require additional reading support. Children meet weekly on a one-to-one basis with a teen volunteer to practice their french reading and also play literacy-based games. Children are expected to attend all 8 dates in their session, barring illness.

NEW!   There are two 40 minute sessions every Thursday from 4:00-4:40pm and 4:50-5:30pm.  You may only register your child for one session.

Registration for French Reading Buddies begins online on Saturday, September 24 at 9:00 a.m.

For more information call or drop by the Central Library.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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French Reading Buddies/Copains de lecture at Central Session B
4:50 PM - 5:30 PM

Contact: Linda Sellors    905-668-6531 X 2010       lsellors@whitbylibrary.on.ca

French Reading Buddies/Copains de Lecture is a program for children in grades 2 and 3 enrolled in a french language or french immersion school who require additional reading support. Children meet weekly on a one-to-one basis with a teen volunteer to practice their french reading and also play literacy-based games. Children are expected to attend all 8 dates in their session, barring illness.

NEW!   There are two 40 minute sessions every Thursday from 4:00-4:40pm and 4:50-5:30pm.  You may only register your child for one session.

Registration for French Reading Buddies begins online on Saturday, September 24 at 9:00 a.m.

For more information call or drop by the Central Library.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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English Conversation Circle
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Do you want to practice your English language skills? We can help! Conversation Circles give Newcomers an opportunity to practice their English conversation skills in a welcoming environment and to learn about Canadian culture, with the help of volunteers from the Community Development Council Durham (CDCD).  Participants from all over the world, with a variety of language abilities, come together to discuss topics, have questions answered, share stories, learn about library resources, and so much more!

This is a free drop-in program, held every week.  Please contact Maria Abogado at CDCD for more information at 905-686-2661 ext.109 or mabogado@cdcd.org

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 2
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Book Pirates at Central
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Book Pirates is a book club for grades 4 & 5. This is a book club for strong readers, as we read a different book each month, discuss it and participate in a book-related activity. There will be a Fall session and a Winter session.

Fall session: Members must be available the first Thursday of October, November, December and January, from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.. Registration begins online on Saturday, Sept.10 at 9:00 a.m.

Winter session:  Members must be available the first Thursday of February, March, April and May,  from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.. The signup for this session will be online, beginning on Saturday, Jan. 7 at 9 a.m.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Free Film Night
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

To Be Announced

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1 (A&B)
    There are 57 spaces available.
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Monday November 7, 2016
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Together we 'hang'
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Facilitated by FOOTPRINTS 4 Autism and partnered with the Whitby Public Library, youth on the Autism Spectrum are paired with a volunteer—their peer, for a social gathering fostering inclusion, acceptance and friendship. Enjoy some fun programs hosted by library staff too!

The program runs Mondays from 4:00 to 6:00 pm from September 12 to December 12, 2016.  Limited to 12 participants.

For more information, to register or to volunteer, please contact Julie Cashin-Oster at 905-420-0388, ext. 3 or julie@footprints4autism.org.

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1B
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Tuesday November 8, 2016
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Tuesday Reading Buddies at Central
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

This program pairs children (Grades 1-3) who would benefit from additional reading support with a volunteer.

Reading Buddies meet each week to read stories and play literacy-based games. This 8 week program is offered Tuesdays or Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00 p.m. starting the week of Oct. 4th.

Registration for Reading Buddies begins online on Saturday, September 24 at 9:00 a.m.

For more information call or drop by the Central Library.

 

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Wednesday November 9, 2016
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Wednesday Reading Buddies at Central
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

This program pairs children (Grades 1-3) who would benefit from additional reading support with a volunteer.

Reading Buddies meet each week to read stories and play literacy-based games. This 8 week program is offered on Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00 p.m. starting Oct. 5th.

Registration for Reading Buddies begins online on Saturday, September 24 at 9:00 a.m.

For more information call or drop by the Central Library.

 

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Thursday November 10, 2016
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ABC Abilities Audio Book Club
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Traditional book clubs can be frustrating for those living with the effects of a brain injury or for people with developmental or learning disabilities.
Join the Brain Injury Association of Durham and the Whitby Public Library for a monthly audio book club for adults with cognitive disabilities.
We will meet every second Thursday to listen to and discuss great stories.

To register, call the Children's and Adult Fiction Department at 905 668-6531, extension 2010 or email askcaf@whitbylibrary.on.ca.

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 2
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French Reading Buddies/Copains de lecture at Central Session A
4:00 PM - 4:40 PM

Contact: Linda Sellors    905-668-6531 X 2010       lsellors@whitbylibrary.on.ca

French Reading Buddies/Copains de Lecture is a program for children in grades 2 and 3 enrolled in a french language or french immersion school who require additional reading support. Children meet weekly on a one-to-one basis with a teen volunteer to practice their french reading and also play literacy-based games. Children are expected to attend all 8 dates in their session, barring illness.

NEW!   There are two 40 minute sessions every Thursday from 4:00-4:40pm and 4:50-5:30pm.  You may only register your child for one session.

Registration for French Reading Buddies begins online on Saturday, September 24 at 9:00 a.m.

For more information call or drop by the Central Library.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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French Reading Buddies/Copains de lecture at Central Session B
4:50 PM - 5:30 PM

Contact: Linda Sellors    905-668-6531 X 2010       lsellors@whitbylibrary.on.ca

French Reading Buddies/Copains de Lecture is a program for children in grades 2 and 3 enrolled in a french language or french immersion school who require additional reading support. Children meet weekly on a one-to-one basis with a teen volunteer to practice their french reading and also play literacy-based games. Children are expected to attend all 8 dates in their session, barring illness.

NEW!   There are two 40 minute sessions every Thursday from 4:00-4:40pm and 4:50-5:30pm.  You may only register your child for one session.

Registration for French Reading Buddies begins online on Saturday, September 24 at 9:00 a.m.

For more information call or drop by the Central Library.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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English Conversation Circle
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Do you want to practice your English language skills? We can help! Conversation Circles give Newcomers an opportunity to practice their English conversation skills in a welcoming environment and to learn about Canadian culture, with the help of volunteers from the Community Development Council Durham (CDCD).  Participants from all over the world, with a variety of language abilities, come together to discuss topics, have questions answered, share stories, learn about library resources, and so much more!

This is a free drop-in program, held every week.  Please contact Maria Abogado at CDCD for more information at 905-686-2661 ext.109 or mabogado@cdcd.org

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 2
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Tuesday November 15, 2016
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Doors Open Whitby Committee
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 2
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Tuesday Reading Buddies at Central
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

This program pairs children (Grades 1-3) who would benefit from additional reading support with a volunteer.

Reading Buddies meet each week to read stories and play literacy-based games. This 8 week program is offered Tuesdays or Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00 p.m. starting the week of Oct. 4th.

Registration for Reading Buddies begins online on Saturday, September 24 at 9:00 a.m.

For more information call or drop by the Central Library.

 

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Wednesday November 16, 2016
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Wednesday Reading Buddies at Central
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

This program pairs children (Grades 1-3) who would benefit from additional reading support with a volunteer.

Reading Buddies meet each week to read stories and play literacy-based games. This 8 week program is offered on Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00 p.m. starting Oct. 5th.

Registration for Reading Buddies begins online on Saturday, September 24 at 9:00 a.m.

For more information call or drop by the Central Library.

 

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Thursday November 17, 2016
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French Reading Buddies/Copains de lecture at Central Session A
4:00 PM - 4:40 PM

Contact: Linda Sellors    905-668-6531 X 2010       lsellors@whitbylibrary.on.ca

French Reading Buddies/Copains de Lecture is a program for children in grades 2 and 3 enrolled in a french language or french immersion school who require additional reading support. Children meet weekly on a one-to-one basis with a teen volunteer to practice their french reading and also play literacy-based games. Children are expected to attend all 8 dates in their session, barring illness.

NEW!   There are two 40 minute sessions every Thursday from 4:00-4:40pm and 4:50-5:30pm.  You may only register your child for one session.

Registration for French Reading Buddies begins online on Saturday, September 24 at 9:00 a.m.

For more information call or drop by the Central Library.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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French Reading Buddies/Copains de lecture at Central Session B
4:50 PM - 5:30 PM

Contact: Linda Sellors    905-668-6531 X 2010       lsellors@whitbylibrary.on.ca

French Reading Buddies/Copains de Lecture is a program for children in grades 2 and 3 enrolled in a french language or french immersion school who require additional reading support. Children meet weekly on a one-to-one basis with a teen volunteer to practice their french reading and also play literacy-based games. Children are expected to attend all 8 dates in their session, barring illness.

NEW!   There are two 40 minute sessions every Thursday from 4:00-4:40pm and 4:50-5:30pm.  You may only register your child for one session.

Registration for French Reading Buddies begins online on Saturday, September 24 at 9:00 a.m.

For more information call or drop by the Central Library.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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English Conversation Circle
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Do you want to practice your English language skills? We can help! Conversation Circles give Newcomers an opportunity to practice their English conversation skills in a welcoming environment and to learn about Canadian culture, with the help of volunteers from the Community Development Council Durham (CDCD).  Participants from all over the world, with a variety of language abilities, come together to discuss topics, have questions answered, share stories, learn about library resources, and so much more!

This is a free drop-in program, held every week.  Please contact Maria Abogado at CDCD for more information at 905-686-2661 ext.109 or mabogado@cdcd.org

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 2
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Page Turners at Central
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Page Turners is a book club for grades 6, 7 & 8. This is a book club for strong readers, as we read a different book each month, discuss it and participate in a book-related activity. This year we will be splitting the club into a Fall session and a Winter session.

Fall session: Members must be available the third Thursday of September, October, November, December and January, from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.. Registration begins online on Saturday, Sept. 10 at 9:00 a.m.

Winter session:  Members must be available the third Thursday of February, March, April and May,  from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.. The signup for this session will be online, beginning on Saturday, Jan. 7 at 9 a.m.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Monday November 21, 2016
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Together we 'hang'
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Facilitated by FOOTPRINTS 4 Autism and partnered with the Whitby Public Library, youth on the Autism Spectrum are paired with a volunteer—their peer, for a social gathering fostering inclusion, acceptance and friendship. Enjoy some fun programs hosted by library staff too!

The program runs Mondays from 4:00 to 6:00 pm from September 12 to December 12, 2016.  Limited to 12 participants.

For more information, to register or to volunteer, please contact Julie Cashin-Oster at 905-420-0388, ext. 3 or julie@footprints4autism.org.

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1B
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Tuesday November 22, 2016
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Tuesday Reading Buddies at Central
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

This program pairs children (Grades 1-3) who would benefit from additional reading support with a volunteer.

Reading Buddies meet each week to read stories and play literacy-based games. This 8 week program is offered Tuesdays or Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00 p.m. starting the week of Oct. 4th.

Registration for Reading Buddies begins online on Saturday, September 24 at 9:00 a.m.

For more information call or drop by the Central Library.

 

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Wednesday November 23, 2016
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Wednesday Reading Buddies at Central
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

This program pairs children (Grades 1-3) who would benefit from additional reading support with a volunteer.

Reading Buddies meet each week to read stories and play literacy-based games. This 8 week program is offered on Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00 p.m. starting Oct. 5th.

Registration for Reading Buddies begins online on Saturday, September 24 at 9:00 a.m.

For more information call or drop by the Central Library.

 

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Thursday November 24, 2016
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French Reading Buddies/Copains de lecture at Central Session A
4:00 PM - 4:40 PM

Contact: Linda Sellors    905-668-6531 X 2010       lsellors@whitbylibrary.on.ca

French Reading Buddies/Copains de Lecture is a program for children in grades 2 and 3 enrolled in a french language or french immersion school who require additional reading support. Children meet weekly on a one-to-one basis with a teen volunteer to practice their french reading and also play literacy-based games. Children are expected to attend all 8 dates in their session, barring illness.

NEW!   There are two 40 minute sessions every Thursday from 4:00-4:40pm and 4:50-5:30pm.  You may only register your child for one session.

Registration for French Reading Buddies begins online on Saturday, September 24 at 9:00 a.m.

For more information call or drop by the Central Library.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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French Reading Buddies/Copains de lecture at Central Session B
4:50 PM - 5:30 PM

Contact: Linda Sellors    905-668-6531 X 2010       lsellors@whitbylibrary.on.ca

French Reading Buddies/Copains de Lecture is a program for children in grades 2 and 3 enrolled in a french language or french immersion school who require additional reading support. Children meet weekly on a one-to-one basis with a teen volunteer to practice their french reading and also play literacy-based games. Children are expected to attend all 8 dates in their session, barring illness.

NEW!   There are two 40 minute sessions every Thursday from 4:00-4:40pm and 4:50-5:30pm.  You may only register your child for one session.

Registration for French Reading Buddies begins online on Saturday, September 24 at 9:00 a.m.

For more information call or drop by the Central Library.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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English Conversation Circle
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Do you want to practice your English language skills? We can help! Conversation Circles give Newcomers an opportunity to practice their English conversation skills in a welcoming environment and to learn about Canadian culture, with the help of volunteers from the Community Development Council Durham (CDCD).  Participants from all over the world, with a variety of language abilities, come together to discuss topics, have questions answered, share stories, learn about library resources, and so much more!

This is a free drop-in program, held every week.  Please contact Maria Abogado at CDCD for more information at 905-686-2661 ext.109 or mabogado@cdcd.org

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 2
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Monday November 28, 2016
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Together we 'hang'
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Facilitated by FOOTPRINTS 4 Autism and partnered with the Whitby Public Library, youth on the Autism Spectrum are paired with a volunteer—their peer, for a social gathering fostering inclusion, acceptance and friendship. Enjoy some fun programs hosted by library staff too!

The program runs Mondays from 4:00 to 6:00 pm from September 12 to December 12, 2016.  Limited to 12 participants.

For more information, to register or to volunteer, please contact Julie Cashin-Oster at 905-420-0388, ext. 3 or julie@footprints4autism.org.

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1B
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French Conversation Circle
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Conversation Circles give Newcomers an opportunity to practice their French conversation skills in a welcoming environment and to learn about Canadian culture, with the help of volunteers from the Community Development Council Durham (CDCD).  Participants from all over the world, with a variety of language abilities, come together to discuss topics, have questions answered, share stories, learn about library resources, and so much more! This is a free drop-in program, held every other Monday.  Please contact Maria Abogado at CDCD for more information at 905-686-2661 ext.109 or mabogado@cdcd.org. The program runs until December 12, 2016.

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Wednesday November 30, 2016
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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 1, 2016
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English Conversation Circle
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Do you want to practice your English language skills? We can help! Conversation Circles give Newcomers an opportunity to practice their English conversation skills in a welcoming environment and to learn about Canadian culture, with the help of volunteers from the Community Development Council Durham (CDCD).  Participants from all over the world, with a variety of language abilities, come together to discuss topics, have questions answered, share stories, learn about library resources, and so much more!

This is a free drop-in program, held every week.  Please contact Maria Abogado at CDCD for more information at 905-686-2661 ext.109 or mabogado@cdcd.org

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 2
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Book Pirates at Central
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Book Pirates is a book club for grades 4 & 5. This is a book club for strong readers, as we read a different book each month, discuss it and participate in a book-related activity. There will be a Fall session and a Winter session.

Fall session: Members must be available the first Thursday of October, November, December and January, from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.. Registration begins online on Saturday, Sept.10 at 9:00 a.m.

Winter session:  Members must be available the first Thursday of February, March, April and May,  from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.. The signup for this session will be online, beginning on Saturday, Jan. 7 at 9 a.m.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Free Film Night
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

To Be Announced

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1 (A&B)
    There are 53 spaces available.
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Monday December 5, 2016
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Together we 'hang'
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Facilitated by FOOTPRINTS 4 Autism and partnered with the Whitby Public Library, youth on the Autism Spectrum are paired with a volunteer—their peer, for a social gathering fostering inclusion, acceptance and friendship. Enjoy some fun programs hosted by library staff too!

The program runs Mondays from 4:00 to 6:00 pm from September 12 to December 12, 2016.  Limited to 12 participants.

For more information, to register or to volunteer, please contact Julie Cashin-Oster at 905-420-0388, ext. 3 or julie@footprints4autism.org.

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1B
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Thursday December 8, 2016
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ABC Abilities Audio Book Club
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Traditional book clubs can be frustrating for those living with the effects of a brain injury or for people with developmental or learning disabilities.
Join the Brain Injury Association of Durham and the Whitby Public Library for a monthly audio book club for adults with cognitive disabilities.
We will meet every second Thursday to listen to and discuss great stories.

To register, call the Children's and Adult Fiction Department at 905 668-6531, extension 2010 or email askcaf@whitbylibrary.on.ca.

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 2
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English Conversation Circle
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Do you want to practice your English language skills? We can help! Conversation Circles give Newcomers an opportunity to practice their English conversation skills in a welcoming environment and to learn about Canadian culture, with the help of volunteers from the Community Development Council Durham (CDCD).  Participants from all over the world, with a variety of language abilities, come together to discuss topics, have questions answered, share stories, learn about library resources, and so much more!

This is a free drop-in program, held every week.  Please contact Maria Abogado at CDCD for more information at 905-686-2661 ext.109 or mabogado@cdcd.org

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 2
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Monday December 12, 2016
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Together we 'hang'
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Facilitated by FOOTPRINTS 4 Autism and partnered with the Whitby Public Library, youth on the Autism Spectrum are paired with a volunteer—their peer, for a social gathering fostering inclusion, acceptance and friendship. Enjoy some fun programs hosted by library staff too!

The program runs Mondays from 4:00 to 6:00 pm from September 12 to December 12, 2016.  Limited to 12 participants.

For more information, to register or to volunteer, please contact Julie Cashin-Oster at 905-420-0388, ext. 3 or julie@footprints4autism.org.

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1B
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French Conversation Circle
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Conversation Circles give Newcomers an opportunity to practice their French conversation skills in a welcoming environment and to learn about Canadian culture, with the help of volunteers from the Community Development Council Durham (CDCD).  Participants from all over the world, with a variety of language abilities, come together to discuss topics, have questions answered, share stories, learn about library resources, and so much more! This is a free drop-in program, held every other Monday.  Please contact Maria Abogado at CDCD for more information at 905-686-2661 ext.109 or mabogado@cdcd.org. The program runs until December 12, 2016.

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Wednesday December 14, 2016
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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 15, 2016
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English Conversation Circle
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Do you want to practice your English language skills? We can help! Conversation Circles give Newcomers an opportunity to practice their English conversation skills in a welcoming environment and to learn about Canadian culture, with the help of volunteers from the Community Development Council Durham (CDCD).  Participants from all over the world, with a variety of language abilities, come together to discuss topics, have questions answered, share stories, learn about library resources, and so much more!

This is a free drop-in program, held every week.  Please contact Maria Abogado at CDCD for more information at 905-686-2661 ext.109 or mabogado@cdcd.org

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 2
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Page Turners at Central
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Page Turners is a book club for grades 6, 7 & 8. This is a book club for strong readers, as we read a different book each month, discuss it and participate in a book-related activity. This year we will be splitting the club into a Fall session and a Winter session.

Fall session: Members must be available the third Thursday of September, October, November, December and January, from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.. Registration begins online on Saturday, Sept. 10 at 9:00 a.m.

Winter session:  Members must be available the third Thursday of February, March, April and May,  from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.. The signup for this session will be online, beginning on Saturday, Jan. 7 at 9 a.m.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Wednesday December 21, 2016
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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 January 12, 2017
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Book Pirates at Central
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Book Pirates is a book club for grades 4 & 5. This is a book club for strong readers, as we read a different book each month, discuss it and participate in a book-related activity. There will be a Fall session and a Winter session.

Fall session: Members must be available the first Thursday of October, November, December and January, from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.. Registration begins online on Saturday, Sept.10 at 9:00 a.m.

Winter session:  Members must be available the first Thursday of February, March, April and May,  from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.. The signup for this session will be online, beginning on Saturday, Jan. 7 at 9 a.m.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Thursday January 19, 2017
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Page Turners at Central
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Page Turners is a book club for grades 6, 7 & 8. This is a book club for strong readers, as we read a different book each month, discuss it and participate in a book-related activity. This year we will be splitting the club into a Fall session and a Winter session.

Fall session: Members must be available the third Thursday of September, October, November, December and January, from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.. Registration begins online on Saturday, Sept. 10 at 9:00 a.m.

Winter session:  Members must be available the third Thursday of February, March, April and May,  from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.. The signup for this session will be online, beginning on Saturday, Jan. 7 at 9 a.m.

LOCATION: Central Library - Children's Program Room
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Wednesday January 25, 2017
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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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Saturday February 4, 2017
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How to Start a Community Garden with DIG @ Central Branch
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Durham Integrated Growers for a Sustainable Community.

This program is designed to provide information on all elements of starting a community garden. It includes an introduction to:

  • Asset Based Community Development
  • Acquiring a Site
  • Site Design
  • Resources
  • Project Funding
  • Creating the Organization

This is an opporunity to get all your questions answered and everyone is welcome! Visit www.durhamdigs.ca to learn more about us.

Refreshments/light snack provided. Registration is required and space is limited.

To register, please press the green button below, once registration is open.

 

LOCATION: Central - Meeting Room 1A
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Wednesday February 22, 2017
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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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Wednesday March 29, 2017
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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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Wednesday April 26, 2017
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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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Wednesday May 31, 2017
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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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Wednesday June 28, 2017
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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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Wednesday July 26, 2017
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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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Wednesday August 30, 2017
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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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Wednesday September 27, 2017
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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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Wednesday October 25, 2017
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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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Wednesday November 29, 2017
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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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Wednesday December 27, 2017
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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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