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  • www.picnet.orgJuly & August 2013SPREADCentre Page, SummerCalendar Pull-out!Back Page, FREE Movies!2013 Summer ReadingClub, Page 3INSIDE
  • 2Registration for July programs is Monday, June 24th and for August programs is Monday, July22nd. Please register in person at any branch or by phone.For non-registered programs please be aware that rooms cannot exceed legally regulated firecode and attendance will be on a first come basis.Little Ones Storytime(birth to 3 years)Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their babies andtoddlers to share stories, songs, bounces, giggles and wiggles.At the Central Library:Mondays at 11:00 a.m. and Thursdays at 11:00 a.m.July 8th / July 11th to August 19th / 22ndStorytime Social(birth to 3 years)Parents/caregivers and their children areinvited to spend time with others enjoyingrefreshments while celebrating books andmusic. Library staff will kick off the socialhour with stories and activities for the childrenfollowed by time to enjoy the company ofother parents. Registration is required andis limited to one class per registrant.At the Petticoat Creek Branch:Class A:Mondays, 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.Class B:Mondays,11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.July 8th to August 12thFamily Storytime(2 to 5 years)Family storytimes are aimedat children ages 2 to 5, buteveryone is welcome to joinus for a toe-tapping, finger-snapping good time!At the Central Library:Tuesdays at 9:45 a.m. and Saturdays at 10:30 a.m.July 9th/13th to August 20th / 24thAt the Petticoat Creek Branch:Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. and Saturdays at 10:30 a.m.July 9th/13th to August 20th / 24thLego Building Club(6+ years)Come and use your imagination and buildingskills with other kids. Lego is provided.At the Central Library:Monday, July 22nd, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.andMonday, August 12th, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.Board Games(6 to 12 years)Love a good board game?Drop in and meet your friendsfor loads of fun.At the Central Library:Thursdays at 2:00 p.m. July 11th to August 22ndCALL OR VISIT YOUR LOCAL BRANCH FOR MORE DETAILS.For Children
  • 3JULY - AUGUST | SUMMER 2013GO! Storytime Plus (2 to 5 years)GO! Travel with Scaredy SquirrelThis summer as you are traveling near and far take ScaredySquirrel with you!Print off a picture of Scaredy Squirrel from our website:www.picnet.org/summerreadingclub, email us a picture of him(kids@picnet.org) on your summer adventures and you will beentered in a prize draw for a Scaredy Squirrel puppet and a $20gift card for Mastermind Toys.Looking for something fun to do this summer? Look no further! Theannual TD Summer Reading Club is back at the Pickering PublicLibrary. It’s fun! It’s free! Explore near and far when you join the cluband get your reading passport. Keep up your reading skills and win prizes!Everyone who completes their report during the week of July 22nd (week 4), will berecognized as a Library Champion and will receive a beautiful lawn sign to show yourfriends, family and neighbours how awesome you are! One sign per family, while supplieslast. Get all the details when you register. Registration starts Saturday, June 22nd.The Kick Off party is Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the CentralLibrary and 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Petticoat Creek Branch.At the Central Library:Thursdays at 2:00 p.m. July 11th to August 22ndPetticoat Creek Branch:Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. July 10th to August 21stClaremont Branch:Thursdays at 10:15 a.m. July 11th to August 22ndEach week will be a different GO! themed storytime and craft. The themes are:• Discover a World of Colours• Explore Far Away Places• Transportation Fun• Food Around the World• Explore Near to Home• Get Outside• Explore SpaceTD Summer Reading Club (birth to 12 years)For Children
  • GO! Read a Book (8 to 12 years)The Library’s weekly kid’s book club is about sharing books and having fun. Kids bring in booksthey have read over the last week and share them with the club, library staff will share some oftheir favourites and then it is on to book-related games and activities. Registration is required.At the Central Library:Tuesdays at 2:00 p.m. July 9th to August 20thGO! Around the World:a Puppet show (all ages)Enjoy puppet shows, songs and rhymes based onfolk tales from around the world. Make a craft totake home.At the Central Library:Thursday, July 18th at 2:00 p.m.At the Petticoat Creek Branch:Wednesday, July 17th at 10:00 a.m.At the Claremont Branch:Thursday, July 4th at 10:15 a.m.GO! be a Travel Bug(6 to 8 years)Travel into the world ofbugs with stories,games and activitiesand make a ladybugfor a ladybug race.At the Central Library:Thursday, July 11th at 2:00 p.m.At the Petticoat Creek Branch:Wednesday, July 10th at 10:00 a.m.GO! Make a Travel Journal (9 to 12 years)Whether you’ve taken a trip around the world or around the block, you can always find somethingmemorable about your time away from home. Come join us and use your crafty side to make a miniscrapbook featuring your favourite trip. Registration is required.At the Central Library:Thursday, July 18th at 2:00 p.m.At the Petticoat Creek Branch:Wednesday, July 17th at 10:00 a.m.GO! Explore Drawing (9 to 12 years)Do you love to draw? Join Michele Bolton, the owner of Open Studio+, for a fun drawingsession of exploring shapes, light and shadow. Registration is required.At the Petticoat Creek Branch:Wednesday, July 24th at 2:00 p.m.4 CALL OR VISIT YOUR LOCAL BRANCH FOR MORE DETAILS.For Children
  • 5JULY - AUGUST | SUMMER 2013GO! Travel the World (6 to 8 years)Learn about the different places your favourite book charactershave been to, play some games and make a Flat Stanley ofyourself to travel with you this summer.At the Central Library:Thursday, July 25th at 2:00 p.m.GO! Travel to India (all ages)Do you know how to put on a sari? Have you ever seen a bollywood dancer? Indo-CanadianCultural Association Durham (ICCAD) proudly presents India’s amazing culture in this wonderfulhands on, interactive presentation by founding Chair of ICCAD and Passages to Canada speaker,Shashi Bhatia.At the Petticoat Creek Branch:Tuesday, July 30th at 2:00 p.m.GO! To a Masquerade(6 to 8 years)Travel with us to Venice, Italy and enjoy amasquerade ball! Make amask to take home a bit ofItaly! Registration isrequired.At the Central Library:Thursday, August 8that 2:00 p.m.At the Petticoat Creek Branch:Wednesday, August 7th at 10:00 a.m.GO! on a Scavenger Hunt(9 to 12 years)Do you know what to pack in your suitcase whenyou go on a trip? Bring your thinkingcaps and scavenge the librarylooking for clues that will take youon an unforgettable journey!At the Central Library:Thursday, August 1st at 2:00 p.m.At the Petticoat Creek Branch:Wednesday, July 31st at 10:00 a.m.At the Petticoat Creek Branch:Wednesday, July 24th at 10:00 a.m.At the Central Library:Wednesday, July 31st at 2:00 p.m GO! Discover Doodle Art (9 to 12 years)Learn some fun ways to create art with squiggles, lines and thumbprints. Discoverdoodles and make your own!At the Central Library:Thursday, August 15th at 2:00 p.m.At the Petticoat Creek Branch:Wednesday, August 14th at 10:00 a.m.For Children
  • 6 CALL OR VISIT YOUR LOCAL BRANCH FOR MORE DETAILS.GO! Make New Friends:A Puppet Show (all ages)See our puppet show and hear friendshipstories about Scaredy Squirrel and other funcharacters. Enjoy music,crafts and new friends!At the Central Library:Thursday, August 15th at 2:00 p.m.At the Petticoat Creek Branch:Wednesday, August 14th at 10:00 a.m.At the Claremont Branch:Thursday, August 29th at 10:15 a.m.GO! Read off your Fees!(12 years and under)Do you have outstanding fees on your library card? Children can sign in to our ‘ReadingRoom’ and read silently for 15 mins to have $5 waived off their Library card, or if they read for30 mins they will have $10 waived. Children not yet able to read can have adults accompanythem and read quietly together. Fees can only be waived from children’s cards.At the Central Library:Saturday, August 17th,9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. - AuditoriumGO! Out of This World(6 to 8 years)Outer Space is so cool! Learn about astronautsand outer space and make your own rocketship! Registration is required.At the Central Library:Thursday, August 22ndat 2:00 p.m.At the Petticoat Creek Branch:Wednesday, August 21st at 10:00 a.m.Class A: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.Class B: 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.GO! to the zoo with Zoo to you(6 to 12 years)Get up close and personal with some slithery, scaly and furry friends with a safe andinteractive presentation with creatures from around the world!Registration is required and classes are limited to one classper registrant.At the Central Library:Wednesday, August 14thAt the Petticoat Creek Branch:Saturday, August 17th,9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. - Quiet Study RoomFor ChildrenFor Children
  • Please visit the library websiteww.picnet.org for details. Call05-831-6265 or visit your localbranch to register. July 2013Thursday Friday Saturday5121926613202741118257Off10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. CLGo! Around the World: A Puppet Show(all ages)12 yrs)Show)rs)ars)12 years)10:15 a.m. CL2:00 p.m. CNGo! Storytime Plus (2 to 5 years)11:00 a.m. CNLittle Ones (birth to 3 years)2:00 p.m. CNGo! Travel the World (6 to 8 years)2:00 p.m. CNBoard Games (6 to 12 years)10:15 a.m. CLGo! Storytime Plus (2 to 5 years)11:00 a.m. CNLittle Ones (birth to 3 years)2:00 p.m. CNGo! Around the World: A Puppet Show (all ages)2:00 p.m. CNGo! Make a Travel Journal (9 to 12 years)2:00 p.m. CNBoard Games (6 to 12 years))s)10:15 a.m. CL2:00 p.m. CNGo! Storytime Plus (2 to 5 years)11:00 a.m. CNLittle Ones (birth to 3 years)2:00 p.m. CNGo! Be a Travel Bug (6 to 8 years)2:00 p.m. CNBoard Games (6 to 12 years)10:30 a.m. CN10:30 a.m. PCFamily Storytime (2 to 5 years)10:30 a.m. CN10:30 a.m. PCFamily Storytime (2 to 5 years)10:30 a.m. CN10:30 a.m. PCFamily Storytime (2 to 5 years)
  • Monday Tuesday WednesdayLegendCentral Library = CNPetticoat Creek Branch = PCClaremont = CLRegistration Required =Pw90512192661320277142128810:00 a.m. PCGo! To a Masquerade (6 to 8 years)10:00 a.m. PCGo! Storytime Plus (2 to 5 years)6:30 p.m. CNUP - Rated PG10:00 a.m. PCGo! Discover Doodle Art(9 to 12 years)10:00 a.m. PCGo! Make New Friends:A Puppet Show (all ages)1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. CN (Class A)2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. CN (Class B)Go! To the Zoo with Zoo To You(6 to 12 years)6:30 p.m. CNLilo and Stitch - Rated G9:45 a.m. CN10:15 a.m. PCFamily Storytime (2 to 5 years)2:00 p.m. CNGo! Read a Book (8 to 12 years)9:45 a.m. CN10:15 a.m. PCFamily Storytime (2 to 5 years)2:00 p.m. CNGo! Read a Book (8 to 12 years)9:45 a.m. CN10:15 a.m. PCFamily Storytime (2 to 5 years)2:00 p.m. CNGo! Read a Book (8 to 12 years)9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. PC11:00 a.m. to12:00 p.m. PCStorytime Social (birth to 3 years)11:00 a.m. CNLittle Ones (birth to 3 years)1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. CNLego Building Club (6+ years)11:00 a.m. CNLittle Ones (birth to 3 years)11:00 a.m. CNLittle Ones (birth to 3 years)10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. CN2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. PCGo! on an Amazing JourneyWrap Party (all ages)10:00 a.m. PCGo! Out of this World (6 to 8 years)10:00 a.m. PCGo! Storytime Plus (2 to 5 years)6:30 p.m. CNWreck it Ralph - Rated PGCivic Holiday!All branches will be closed.
  • Thursday Friday SaturdayPlease visit the library websitewww.picnet.org for details. Call05-831-6265 or visit your localbranch to register. Aug. 20131815222991623230310172431910:15 a.m. CL2:00 p.m. CNGo! Storytime Plus (2 to 5 years)11:00 a.m. CNLittle Ones (birth to 3 years)2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. CNGo! On a Scavenger Hunt (9 to 12 years)2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. CNBoard Games (6 to 12 years))))10:15 a.m. CL2:00 p.m. CNGo! Storytime Plus (2 to 5 years)11:00 a.m. CNLittle Ones (birth to 3 years)2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. CNGo! To a Masquerade (6 to 8 years)2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. CNBoard Games (6 to 12 years)10:15 a.m. CLGo! Storytime Plus (2 to 5 years)11:00 a.m. CNLittle Ones (birth to 3 years)2:00 p.m. CNGo! Discover Doodle Art (9 to 12 years)2:00 p.m. CNGo! Make New Friends: A Puppet Show(all ages)9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CN9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PCGo! Read off your Fees(12 years and under)10:30 a.m. CN10:30 a.m. PCFamily Storytime (2 to 5 years)10:30 a.m. CN10:30 a.m. PCFamily Storytime (2 to 5 years)10:30 a.m. CN10:30 a.m. PCFamily Storytime (2 to 5 years)10:30 a.m. CN10:30 a.m. PCFamily Storytime (2 to 5 years)1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. CNGo! Build a VehicleBuilder Showcase and Draw10:15 a.m. CL2:00 p.m. CNGo! Storytime Plus (2 to 5 years)11:00 a.m. CNLittle Ones (birth to 3 years)2:00 p.m. CNGo! Out of this World (6 to 8 years)2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. CNBoard Games (6 to 12 years)1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. CNGo! Build a VehicleDrop-Off10:15 a.m. CLGo! Make New Friends: A PuppetShow (all ages)
  • LegendCentral Library = CNPetticoat Creek Branch = PCClaremont = CLRegistration Required =Pww90Monday Tuesday Wednesday18152229291623303101724311010:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. CN2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. PCGo! Summer Reading Club Kick9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. PC11:00 a.m. to12:00 p.m. PCStorytime Social (birth to 3 years)11:00 a.m. CNLittle Ones (birth to 3 years)9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. PC11:00 a.m. to12:00 p.m. PCStorytime Social (birth to 3 years)11:00 a.m. CNLittle Ones (birth to 3 years)9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. PC11:00 a.m. to12:00 p.m. PCStorytime Social (birth to 3 years)11:00 a.m. CNLittle Ones (birth to 3 years)1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. CNLego Building Club (6+ years)9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. PC11:00 a.m. to12:00 p.m. PCStorytime Social (birth to 3 years)11:00 a.m. CNLittle Ones (birth to 3 years)10:00 a.m. PCGo! Make a Travel Journal (9 to 110:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. PCGo! Around the World: A Puppet S(all ages)6:30 p.m. CNSmurfs - Rated G10:00 a.m. PCGo! Storytime Plus (2 to 5 years)10:00 a.m. PCGo! Travel the World (6 to 8 year2:00 p.m. PCGo! Explore Drawing (9 to 12 yea6:30 p.m. CNMonsters Inc - Rated G10:00 a.m. PCGo! On a Scavenger Hunt (9 to 110:00 a.m. PCGo! Storytime Plus (2 to 5 years)2:00 p.m. CNGo! Travel to India (all ages)6:30 p.m. CNCars - Rated G9:45 a.m. CN10:15 a.m. PCFamily Storytime (2 to 5 years)1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. PCMusical Babies (birth to 12 months)2:00 p.m. CNGo! Read a Book (8 to 12 years)9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. CN10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. PCFamily Storytime (2 to 5 years)1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. PCMusical Babies (birth to 12 months)2:00 p.m. CNGo! Read a Book (8 to 12 years)9:45 a.m. CN10:15 a.m. PCFamily Storytime (2 to 5 years)1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. PCMusical Babies (birth to 12 months)2:00 p.m. CNGo! Read a Book (8 to 12 years)9:45 a.m. CN10:15 a.m. PCFamily Storytime (2 to 5 years)1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. PCMusical Babies (birth to 12 months)2:00 p.m. CNGo! Read a Book (8 to 12 years)2:00 p.m. PCGo! Travel to India (all ages)10:00 a.m. PCGo! Storytime Plus (2 to 5 years)10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. CNGo! Be a Travel Bug (6 to 8 years6:30 p.m. CNDespicable Me - Rated GCanada Day!All branches will be closed.1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. PCMusical Babies(birth to 12 months)
  • JULY - AUGUST | SUMMER 2013 11For ChildrenGO! Build a Vehicle (12 years and under)Show off your building skills by participating in our Builder Showcase!1. Create a vehicle using any building toy(Lego, Megablocks, K’nex, etc)2. Drop off your vehicle at the Central LibraryAuditorium on Friday, August 23rd between 1:00 p.m.and 8:00 p.m.3. On Saturday, August 24th, bring the family to theBuilder Showcase anytime between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.Everyone who participates will receive a GO! Builder Certificate, asmall reward and be entered in a prize draw for a $50 gift card forToys ‘R’ Us. The draw will be held at 3:00 p.m. You must be presentto win. Vehicles must be picked up by 4 p.m.Go! On an Amazing JourneyJoin us for the final leg of the Summer Reading Club at the wrap party in thepark outside the library. Families will be given a map and they must journey todifferent stations where they will complete exciting challenges before heading onto their next stop. Complete all the challenges and receive a prize. In the case ofinclement weather we will be inside the Library.At the Central Library:Wednesday, August 28th from10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.At the Petticoat Creek Branch:Wednesday, August 28th from2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • 12 CALL OR VISIT YOUR LOCAL BRANCH FOR MORE DETAILS.Zombie JeopardyHow well do you know zombies? Test your knowledge and win prizes!Snacks will be provided. Registration is required in person or by phoneat 905-831-6265.At the Central Library:Monday, July 15th, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.Henna Workshop (12 to 17 years)Want to learn the history and science of henna? Hamnah Nabeel,a local henna artist, will show everyone different types of hennadesign and explain more about the art of henna. There will alsobe an opportunity to get your own henna design! The hennashe uses is made from all natural ingredients. Refreshments andsnacks will be provided. Registration is required in person or byphone at 905-420-2254.At the Petticoat Creek Branch:Thursday, August 15th, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.Teen Summer ReadingClub 2013Why not turn your summer reading into achance to win great prizes? It is as simple asregistering, reading and writing short reviews.For every review submitted, you will recieve aballot for the Summer Reading Club Auction.Those interested in participating in thisreading program can register at any branchstarting Saturday, June 22nd. The programruns until Saturday, August 31st. Everyone whoregisters will be entered into a draw to win anautographed box set of John Green’s books andreceive a voucher to clear overdue fees.Registration is required in person.Summer ReadingClub AuctionAfter a summer of earning book ballots,use them at our silent auction to winprizes such as an ipod nano, a kobomini, and tons of other prizes donated byour generous library supporters. Drop inand put your ballots into the ballot boxesof the prizes you wish to win and we willdraw winners. So, the more you read, thebetter chance you have of winning.At the Central Library:Saturday, September 7th, 1:00 p.m.to 4:30 p.m.Hard time deciding what to read next?Our experts are happy to help! Tell us what teen books or themes you have enjoyed in thepast, and we’ll give you great recommendations. Email teens@picnet.org for your nextfavourite book. Do you have book recommendations for your fellow teens? Visit your localbranch and slip a rating bookmark into one of your favourite books and let other teensknow! You can also visit our website at www.picnet.org, click on ‘Explore’ to visit our catalogue and leaveyour comments or create a recommended list of your own.4teensteensFor Teens
  • 13JULY - AUGUST | SUMMER 2013Nutrition Myths BUSTED!Will late-night snacking make you gain weight? Are fat-free or low-fat foods healthier? Does fruit havetoo much sugar to be healthy? Let the Dietitian bust up some popular food and nutrition myths andserve you up with the truth!At the Central Library:Tuesday, August 13th, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. In partnership with:Planning a CampingVacation?Love the idea of camping, but don’t know where to start?Parks Ontario ‘Learn to Camp’ program can help. Learnall about camping at Ontario Parks at this free, fun andinformative session. Find answers to all your campingquestions as a camping expert helps you plan a safeand enjoyable camping trip with everything from packingchecklists to tips for life at the campsite. Registration isrequired in person or by phone at 905-831-6265.At the Central Library:Tuesday, July 16th, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.For AdultsWhat’s in a Name?Do you know the meaning of your name?Join media artist Heather Gailey for a creativeevening where you will design and build anenvironmentally friendly paper doll thatrepresents your personality.Learn that connecting to your creative side iseasier than you think. Registration is requiredin person or by phone at 905-420-2254.At the Petticoat Creek Branch:Tuesday, August 20th, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.&Adults TeensCheck out the popular technology classes in the Library Learning Lab. All classes take place at theCentral Library. Registration is required in person or by phone 905-831-6265.LEARNINGLABPhotography BasicsDon’t know the difference between a dSLR andcompact point-and-shoot camera? Don’t know whichone to buy? This workshop will help you understandthe basics of modern digital cameras. Also learn aboutthe camera aperture, shutter, ISO, white balance,storage formats and more. If you have a digitalcamera, please feel free to bring it along. Registrationbegins Monday, June 24th, at 9:30 a.m.At the Central Library:Wednesday, July 10th, 2:00 p.m to 4:00 pm.Photoshop 101Learn the basics of photo editing and manipulationusing Adobe Photoshop. This workshop will helpyou with cropping, enhancing and improving colourand contrast, correcting white balance, adjustingangles, fixing tears and rips and more. Samplephotos will be provided. Registration beginsTuesday, July 2nd, at 9:30 a.m.At the Central Library:Wednesday, July 17th, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • 14 CALL OR VISIT YOUR LOCAL BRANCH FOR MORE DETAILS.GTD: Productivity on your SmartphoneGet Things Done or GTD is a productivity system that will show you how to use apps, rather than yourbrain, to remember everything you need to get done. Learn about tools like any.do, Remember theMilk, Hackpad and Evernote, because your mind is too beautiful a thing to waste. If you have anAndroid device or iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad, bring it along. Registration begins Monday, August 12th at9:30 a.m.At the Central Library:Wednesday, August 28th, 2:00 pm to 4:00 p.m.LEARNINGLAB10 + Things You Can Do on Your SmartphoneLearn to do more with your smartphone than just call and text. We will cover the worldof apps for Android and iPhones which expand your phone into a camera, GPS, videophone, ereader, ipod and more. If you have an Android phone or iPhone/iPod Touch,bring it along. Registration begins Monday, July 8th, at 9:30 a.m.At the Central Library:Wednesday, July 24th, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.Pinning with PinterestOne of the most exciting social networking sites toexplode on the scene, Pinterest, lets you collectand share websites and products from around theweb. Are you planning a wedding, looking for bbqideas or where to go away on vacation? Pinterestmight be the website for you. A valid email addressis required prior to registration. Registration be-gins Monday July 15th, at 9:30 a.m.At the Central Library:Wednesday, July 31st, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m..Audio RecordingLearn the basics of recording audio using thefreely available Audacity software. Understand thedifferences between a dynamic and condensermicrophone, how to plug in and use a microphone,arming a track for recording, adjusting volumelevels, avoiding noise and clipping, using effects andmore. Microphone will be provided. Registrationbegins Monday July 22nd, at 9:30 a.m.At the Central Library:Wednesday, August 7th, 2:00 pm. to 4:00 p.m.Basic Blogging withTumblrDo you have something to say? Do youhave things to share? You don’t need tospend a lot to get your message out with ablog. We will be using Tumblr as a serviceto create a blog from scratch. A valid emailaddress is required prior to registration.Registration begins Monday, July 29that 9:30 a.m.At the Central Library:Wednesday, August 14th, 2:00 pm to 4:00 p.m.Video Composition andShootingBefore going into the “editing room”, you’ll need somevideo footage. This workshop will teach you the basicsof composing and shooting digital video. Learn about thedifferent techniques in recording smooth video such asfluid head tripods and steadicams, framing your shots, therule of thirds and more. Workshop will focus on shootingfor interviews and corporate videos. Registration beginsTuesday, August 6th at 9:30 a.m.At the Central Library:Wednesday, August 21st, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • 15& @ your libraryRenew your items at www.picnet.org or callAutomated Telephone Renewals: 905-831-8209TTY Line: 905- 420-1739Central LibraryOne the Esplanade905-831-6265 ● 1-888-831-6266Monday - Friday 9:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.Petticoat Creek Branch470 Kingston Road905-420-2254Monday - Friday 9:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Claremont BranchClaremont Community Centre905-649-3341Tuesday 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.Thursday 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.Saturday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.Greenwood Branch3540 Westney Road905-683-8844Tuesday 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.Wednesday 2:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.HolidayHoursAll branches will be closed:• Sunday, June 30th andMonday, July 1st forCanada Day• Sunday, August 4th andMonday, August 5th forCivic Holiday• Sunday, September 1stand Monday, September2nd for Labour DayDon’t forget,we’re open24/7 online!You can stilldownload ebooks,request items, readreviews and browse!
  • ARE INVITEDThe Pickering PublicLibrary Book Club Setsprovide 12 copies ofeach book,discussionquestions and audio orlarge print where available;all in one handy totebag.Contact us and we’ll set you up.Call the Library (905-831-6265) to reserve your set or find out more.Your City: Comes to YouCity & Library staff will be at thePickering Town Centre to showcaseCity Services, Programs andProjects on Thursday, October 10th.Your City: Welcome HomeNew residents in Pickering are invited to the Pickering CivicComplex: City Hall, Central Library & Pickering RecreationComplex on Saturday, Oct 19th to learn about City Services andPrograms and local agencies that serve newcomers.COMING THIS FALLFREE MoviesDespicable MeWednesday, July 10that 6:30 p.m.Rated GSmurfsWednesday, July 17that 6:30 p.m.Rated GMonsters IncWednesday, July 24that 6:30 p.m.Rated GCarsWednesday, July 31stat 6:30 p.m.Rated GUPWednesday, August 7that 6:30 p.m.Rated PGLilo and StitchWednesday, August 14that 6:30 p.m.Rated GWreck it RalphWednesday, August 21stat 6:30 p.m.Rated PGAt the Central Library,in the AuditoriumLawn Signs for Summer Reading Club Champions