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For ChildrenFANTASY LEGO CREATIONS CONTESTBack by popular demand! Are you a master Lego brick builder? Do you love creating amazingcreations? Want to show off your skills? The Pickering Public Library is holding a contest for all builders todemonstrate their Legomania. Build your most impressive Fantasy themed Lego brick creation and bringit to the Library to enter in our contest. Build anything you can imagine, from spaceships to robots, mon-sters to mermaids, just go and build it!The categories: JK/SK Grade 7-9 Grade 1-3 Grade 10 and above: Anyone can enter, adults too! Grade 4-6 Group: All ages, a group of friends or family members can work on this category together!The rules: 1. The person/persons entering the 3. You must register your entry by May contest must be present for the 30th. judging. 4. No Lego construction kits allowed, 2. You must have your creation at the or instructions from the internet, Central Library by 12:00 p.m. on magazine or book. This has to be June 2nd. Entries can only be your own creation! brought in on the 2nd. 5. Your entry must be accompanied by an entry form and have a title.Entry forms can be found online at picnet.org/kids.ONGOING PROGRAMSWe have ongoing children’s programs as follows: • Babytalk (Birth to 18 months) • Family Storytime (2 to 5 years) • Toddler Time (18 to 36 months)Visit www.picnet.org and click on Programs for dates and times.For AdultsMARJORIE HARRIS, CANADA’S GARDENING GURUMarjorie will talk about gardening today and gardening on a budget as well as discuss her new book,Thrifty Gardening from the Ground Up. Registration for this program is required and is open now.At the Central Library:Wednesday, May 2nd from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.PHOTOGRAPH ORGANIZING SEMINAR WITH JANET BLUNTJanet is a member of the Association of Personal Photo Organizers. Janet will explain how to carefor your photographs, share your photographs and preserve the important stories they represent.Registration for this program is required and is open now.At the Central Library:Wednesday, May 9th from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 2 Call or visit your local branch for more details.
What’s NewOUR PROMISETO YOU HOLIDAY CLOSURE All branches will be closed on Sunday, May 20th and Monday, May 21st for the Victoria Day holiday. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, May 22nd. Call or visit your local branch for more details. Contact information is listed on the back page. 3 5
& Central Library One the Esplanade 905-831-6265 ● 1-888-831-6266 @ your library Monday - 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 Branch 470 Kingston Road 905-420-2254 Monday - Friday 9:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Claremont Branch Claremont Community Centre 905-649-3341 Tuesday 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 Branch 3540 Westney Road 905-683-8844 Tuesday 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Wednesday 2:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Saturday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Whitevale Branch 475 Whitevale Road 905-294-0967 Monday 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Wednesday 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Automated Telephone Renewals: 905-831-8209 or renew your items at www.picnet.org Call orTTYyour local branch for more details. visit Line: 905- 420-1739 Contact information is listed on the back page. 2