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Book Wars for Grades 7, 8 & 9

Central Library

On the 1. and 2. Thursday each month at 19:00, but not on: 03.01.2019, 14.02.2019, 14.03.2019, 11.04.2019
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Pick a side, choose a book, then prepare to defend it! 

Each month 2 books will be presented to the group. One half of the group reads one title and the other half reads the second. When we meet again, we will see which side read the better book. 

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Writers' Studio

Central Library

Every week on Thursday at 19:00, but not on: 21.03.2019, 04.04.2019, 18.04.2019, 02.05.2019, 09.05.2019, 16.05.2019, 30.05.2019, 13.06.2019
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Learn practical tips on how to develop your writing and get your creativity flowing. Get inspired, share your ideas and connect with other writers. Open to writers of all genres, stages and skill levels. Teens are welcome! Find us in Room A.

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Bears, Books, & Blankets

Central Library

Every week on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at 19:00, but not on: 18.02.2019, 22.04.2019
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Age: All (best suited for caregivers and those 6 and under)

Join us weekly for stories, songs and fingerplays for children and their parents or caregivers. Teddy bears are cordially invited to join in the fun!  

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Chess Classes: Intermediate II and Advanced

Central Library

Every week on Thursday at 19:20, but not on: 14.03.2019
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Learn to play or improve your chess game. Master the chess moves and learn the importance of each piece.  
Winter 2019 chess classes run for 10 weeks 
There will be no classes during March Break.

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Tales for Twos

Central Library

Every week on Thursday at 10:15
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Age: 24 - 36 months (with an adult).

Tales for Two’s shares stories, songs and fingerplays that you and your toddler will love. Free tickets will be handed out 15 minutes before the program starts. 

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Ready, Set, Learn!

Richmond Green Library

Every week on Thursday at 10:15, but not on: 14.03.2019
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Age: 3 -5 (kids only).

Children enjoy an independent half-hour of stories, songs and activities while learning some of the social skills they will need in kindergarten. Free tickets for this program will be handed out 15 minutes before it starts.   

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Tales and Tunes for Toddlers

Oak Ridges Library

Every week on Thursday at 10:15, but not on: 14.03.2019
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Age: 12 to 36 months with an adult. 

Tales and Tunes for Toddlers is a relaxed, loosely structured program where caregivers share stories, songs, and other activities with their toddler.  

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Tales and Tunes for Toddlers

Oak Ridges Library

Every week on Thursday at 11:00, but not on: 14.03.2019
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Age: 12 to 36 months with an adult. 

Tales and Tunes for Toddlers is a relaxed, loosely structured program where caregivers share stories, songs, and other activities with their toddler.  

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Family Storytime

Central Library

Every week on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at 11:15, but not on: 18.02.2019, 11.03.2019, 19.04.2019, 22.04.2019
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Age: All

Join us weekly as we explore the magic of books, songs and rhymes for children and their parents or caregivers. All are welcome; however, this program is best suited for ages 6 and under. 

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Books for Babies

Central Library

Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 13:15, but not on: 18.02.2019, 19.04.2019, 22.04.2019
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Age: Birth to 12 months (accompanied by an adult). 

Books for Babies is a loosely structured program for parents and their babies. This half-hour program focuses on the pleasure of using rhymes, songs, and stories together. Please bring a blanket or mat for your baby.

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Pop Up MakerSpace for Kids

Central Library

Every week on Monday and Thursday at 16:00, but not on: 23.04.2019, 20.05.2019, 01.07.2019, 05.08.2019
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The Pop Up STEAM MakerSpace for Kids is open on Mondays and Thursdays from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. 

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Chess Classes: Beginner

Richvale Library

Every week on Thursday at 16:30, but not on: 14.03.2019
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Learn to play or improve your chess game. Master chess moves and learn the importance of each piece.
In these classes, the students will learn to improve their imagination, logic, critical thinking and concentration as well as developing their reasoning skills.

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Pinterested: Macrame

Richmond Green Library

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Macrame is back! Learn some of the basic knots and take home a beautiful wall hanging. Materials provided.

Age group: 18+. Admission: $5.00.

Register

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Chess Classes: Intermediate I

Central Library

Every week on Thursday at 18:15, but not on: 14.03.2019
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Learn to play or improve your chess game. Master the chess moves and learn the importance of each piece.

In these classes, the students will learn to improve their imagination, logic, critical thinking and concentration as well as developing their reasoning skills.

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Tween League - ART!

Richmond Green Library

On the 1. Thursday each month at 18:30
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Unique artistic exploration. These once a month meetings each focus on a particular project for adventurous tweens who want to satisfy their curiosity while making new friends. 

Note: Registration for this event is for ALL THREE art-focused meetings.