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Pickering Public Library What's On Highlights July - December 2019

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The Pickering Public Library will be the heart of an engaged and creative community. We will enrich and inspire the lives of all residents; actively connecting people, ideas and cultures with openness and respect. We will be leaders in information technology, providing access to innovative technology for all. Pickering Public Library will be a destination - a fun place to visit, staffed by a diverse group of individuals who are committed to making a difference in the community.
THIS IS A SPACE FOR ALL. THIS IS MAKER SPACE. MAKE IT YOUR SPACE

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Pickering Public Library What's On Highlights July - December 2019

  1. 1. 1 picnet.org make it your space In Partnership with
  2. 2. Jennifer O’Connell As the federal representative for Pickering-Uxbridge, I was delighted at the opportunity to showcase Pickering’s award-winning Library to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau earlier this spring. The Pickering Public Library has evolved into an accessible and innovative learning hub for the entire community to enjoy. The new Maker Space is an extraordinary cutting-edge space where residents of all ages, backgrounds and abilities can visit to learn a new skill or bring an idea to life through the many resources available such as specialized computer programs, printers, sewing machines, a sound booth, 3D printers, and many more. The possibilities are endless! 905.839.2878 Jennifer.OConnell@parl.gc.ca 4-1154 Kingston Road, Pickering, ON L1V 1B4 joconnell.liberal.ca /MPJenniferOConnell @MPJenOConnell /MPJenOConnell
  3. 3. Contact 3 Registration Please visit picnet.org for monthly registration details or visit any branch location and speak to our friendly staff. We're happy to help! Registration can be completed online at.picnet.org, via phone, or in-person. Please visit picnet.org/programs for program changes and cancellations. If you require part or all of the publication in another format, please contact: Kathy Williams, Interim CEO kathyw@picnet.org | 905-831-6265 ext: 6251 Branches Central Library One The Esplanade Pickering, ON L1V 6K7 905-831-6265 | 1-888-831-6266 Mon - Fri: 9:30 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Sunday: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm George Ashe Library 470 Kingston Road Pickering, ON L1V 1A4 905-420-2254 Mon - Fri: 9:30 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Claremont Library Dr. Nelson F. Tomlinson Community Centre 4941 Old Brock Road Claremont, ON L1Y 1A9 905-649-3341 Tuesday: 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm Thursday: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm Saturday: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Holiday Hours All Libraries will be closed on: Monday, July 1st (Canada Day) Sunday,August 4th (Civic Holiday weekend) Monday,August 5th (Civic Holiday) Sunday, September 1st (Labour Day weekend) Monday, September 2nd (Labour Day) Sunday, October 13th (Thanksgiving weekend) Monday, October 14th (Thanksgiving) Sunday, December 22nd (Winter holidays) Tuesday, December 24th closing at 1pm (Christmas Eve) Wednesday, December 25th (Christmas Day) Thursday, December 26th (Boxing Day) Sunday, December 29th (Winter holidays) Tuesday, December 31st closing at 1pm (New Year's Eve) Wednesday, January 1st , 2020 (New Year's Day) Indicates a Maker Space program. Indicates a Financial Literacy program. ®Indicates registration required. Published by Metroland Media Group Ltd. Copyright 2019. All rights reserved. Any reproduction or duplication without prior written consent of the publisher is strictly prohibited. Please address all correspondence to: 865 Farewell St., Oshawa, ON L1H6N8 Tel: 905-579-4400 • www.durhamregion.com Give Back Sponsor | Donate | Advertise or just vist. picnet.org/giveback
  4. 4. Indicates a Maker Space program. Indicates a Financial Literacy program. ®Indicates registration required. 4 4 sign-up for summer reading Club! Launch party isTues, July 2 see page 5 » scavenger hunt » sweet treats » prizes » fun family activities All at at the City of Pickering Farmer's Market A Library & City of Pickering Collaboration it’s that time of year again! Join us for td summer reading club 2019 at the library! you can participate by reading books, comics, or listening to stories. read at home, on vacation, or anywhere the summer takes you! this year we encourage you to get outside and explore the natural world! get active, soak up the sun, make friends and get to know the natural world around you through activities and events at the library. check out recommended reads' books, track your reading and share your learning with library staff and friends.
  5. 5. Children 5 Register for programs at picnet.org, by phone or in-person. Sleepy Summer Storytime Wear your PJs and bring your stuffie for an early evening Storytime all summer long! Wednesdays, July 3 to Aug 21 | 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM | George Ashe Library ®Financial Literacy: Saving is Important (8-12 yrs.) Come explore the importance of saving from a young age! Wednesday, July 3 | 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM | George Ashe Library | Registration is required ®Financial Literacy: Money Games (8-12 yrs.) Come have fun playing games and learning about money! Thursday, July 4 | 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM | George Ashe Library | Registration is required Baby Storytime (0-18 mths.) Wednesdays July 3 to December 18 11:00 aM Central Library Family Storytime (2-5 yrs.) Thursdays July 4 - December 19 10:00 aM Central Library Baby & Tot Storytime (0-3 yrs.) Mondays July 8 - December 16 10:00 aM George Ashe Library Toddler Storytime (18-36 mths.) Tuesdays July 9 - December 17 10:00 aM Central Library Storytime programs at Pickering Public Library are geared toward caregivers of young children of all ages and abilities. This is a chance to come together and enjoy stories, songs and learn movement rhymes in a group setting. At Storytime, caregivers are supported in their role as their children’s first and best teachers and will discover new techniques for sharing a love of reading and language with their children. Please note, there is a break in Storytimes from September 1-7. Storytime Drop-Ins Children 5 TD Summer Reading Club 2019 Launch Party! Help us celebrate the start of summer at our annual launch celebration. Sign-up for summer reading club, take on our scavenger hunt, enjoy a sweet treat, enter to win a summer prize pack, and participate in fun family activities courtesy of these local community services: Pickering Fire Services, EarlyON, WindReach Farm, Durham Public Health, Ontario Power Generation Tuesday, July 2 | 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM | Pickering Farmer's Market (Across from the Central Library) A Library & City of Pickering Collaborationpicnet.org/tdsrc Supporting entrepreneurship and innovative technology! investdurham.ca Think Big Think Durham
  6. 6. Children 6 Indicates a Maker Space program. Indicates a Financial Literacy program. ®Indicates registration required. ®Clayton Hammer: SRC Cartooning Workshop (6-12 yrs.) Come meet this year's SRC artist, Clayton Hammer! This is an introductory workshop to writing and illustrating comic stories from TD Summer Reading Club artist Clayton Hammer. Kids will learn about the basic structure of comic creation and be encouraged to get silly! Friday, July 12 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Central Library Registration is required ®Coding Unplugged! (6-12 yrs.) It's coding, but without computers! Come find out how to code unplugged! Mondays, July 15 and July 22 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | George Ashe Library | Registration is required ®Wind Reach Farm Visits PPL! (6-12 yrs.) Meet the animals of Wind Reach Farm. Interact with them and learn all about the farm at the library! Wednesday, July 17 | 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM | Central Library | Registration is required ®True North Science - Presented by: Mad Science (6-12 yrs.) Join Mad Science for an energetic tour of Canadian science! Beginning in our snowy Northern Territories we'll discover how animals and humans have adapted and invented their way to survival in cold weather. Junior scientists will conduct amazing chemical reactions, discover the secrets behind a sliding hockey puck, build and test a working Canadarm model, and try out some modern Foley artist tricks of the trade. Our workshop will finish with a celebratory Mini Fireworks display, and each child will create a Canadian Snowball in a cup to bring home. Wednesday, July 17 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Central Library | Registration is required ®All Hands on Tech! (9-12 yrs.) Come and play with our Osmos! Test your skills in coding, math, word games, tangrams and more! Please Note: Due to high demand, we ask that if you have signed up for one 'All Hands on Tech', the second program listing is an identical program. Please sign-up for one only. Fridays, July 19 and July 26 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | George Ashe Library | Registration is required Ceo Family Storytime (2-5 yrs.) Welcome a special guest to today's Family Storytime! Pickering Public Library's Interim CEO Kathy Williams will join in the Storytime fun and reading at the Gazebo! (Weather permitting) Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children ages 2-5 to enjoy with their caregivers! Thursday, Aug 8 | 10:00 AM | Central Library Children 6 earlyoN: Music & Movement (Birth-6 yrs.) Join EarlyOn outside in Esplanade Park for a music & movement program. Together with children, caregivers will learn how to incorporate music into everyday play experiences through songs, nursery rhymes, and creative movement. Fridays, July 5 to Aug 23 | 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM | Central Library ®Financial Literacy: Needs & Wants (8-12 yrs.) What's the difference between a want and a need? Come find out! Friday, July 5 | 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM | George Ashe Library Weeding and Taking Care of our Garden (4-7 yrs.) Come and check out how our garden is growing and learn important steps to take care of it! Monday, July 8 | 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM | George Ashe Library | Reading Garden Make with Nature (6-12 yrs.) Learn about the natural world and how to make something new with natural, reusable and recycled materials. Dress for Mess! Tuesdays, July 9 to Aug 20 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Central Library Thursdays, July 11 to Aug 15 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | George Ashe Library Kids Summer Movie Night! Come spend an evening at the movies... at the library! Visit picnet.org for movie details. Wednesdays, July 10, July 24, Aug 7 and Aug 21 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM | Central Library Baby Storytime with the Mayor! (0-18 mths.) Join us for a very special Storytime. Mayor Dave Ryan will join our Storytime and read with children and their caregivers. Join us to discover new ways to include talking, singing and reading into your baby's everyday play experiences. This is a great chance to play and socialize together with other caregivers and children! Wednesday, July 10 | 11:00 AM | Central Library
  7. 7. Children 7 Register for programs at picnet.org, by phone or in-person. Children 7 Play Around the World! (6-12 yrs.) Join us to learn fun and interactive games from around the world! Bring a water bottle as we will be outside. Monday, Aug 12 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM | Central Library ®Good bugs, bad bugs in our garden (4-7 yrs.) Read books about the bugs in our garden and use a magnifying glass to check out the bugs living in our plants. Monday, Aug 12 | 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM | George Ashe Library | Reading Garden | Registration is required Summer Reading Club Wrap Party Celebrate another successful SRC Season Wrap Up Party with us at the Library! Enjoy some sweet treats and a show! Thursday, Aug 22 | 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Central Library ®Harvesting vegetables (4-7 yrs.) Come and find out what vegetables can be harvested for vegetable soup in September and try tasting some! Monday, Sept 9 | 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM | George Ashe Library | Reading Garden | Registration is required Coffee Break & Play Date (0-4 yrs.) Join us following Storytime in the Storytime nook for coffee, cookies, and toys galore! This is a great chance for your kid(s) to socialize with other kid(s) while you get time to socialize with other adults in a friendly, safe environment. Everyone is welcome! Mondays, Sept 16 to Oct 21 | 10:45 AM | George Ashe Library Talk Like a Pirate Day Scavenger Hunt! (5-12 yrs.) Ahoy Mateys! It's International Talk like a Pirate Day! Don your best pirate attire and join us for a pirate themed party. All hands ahoy! Thursday, Sept 19 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM | George Ashe Library P.A. Day: Letter to a Canadian Armed Forces Member (5-12 yrs.) Come to the library to write a special New Years or thank you letter to an active service member of the Canadian Armed Forces. Write them now and they will receive them in time for the new year! Friday, Oct 11 and Friday, Nov 25 | 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM | George Ashe Library and Central Library ®Planting Tulips for Spring 2020 (4-7 yrs.) Learn why Canada plants tulip bulbs each year and help us add them to our garden! Monday, Oct 21 | 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM | George Ashe Library | Reading Garden | Registration is required Costume Dance Party! (2-7 yrs.) Come one, come all! Dress in your best costume or simply join the party! Dance, sing and enjoy some sweet treats. Saturday, Oct 26 | 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Central Library ®Pumpkin Spice Night! (9-12 yrs.) Pumpkin spice and everything nice! Come enjoy some festive activities and refreshments to celebrate the fall season. We will carve pumpkins and treat ourselves to fall flavours. Dress for mess! Wednesday, Oct 30 | 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM | George Ashe Library | Registration is required George Ashe Library 1887 Kingston Road 905.686.4900 Where the begins. Sales · Rentals · Lessons · Repairs In-Store Financing · Print Music
  8. 8. Teens 8 Indicates a Maker Space program. Indicates a Financial Literacy program. ®Indicates registration required. Teens ®TGIs is our annual summer reading challenge for teens. Registration is required and starts June 28. Visit picnet.org/tgis for details and get reading! Then, join us on Thursday, Sept 5 at 6:00 PM for the TGIS Elite Draw! You’ll have a chance to check out the awesome prizes, including a longboard, VR goggles, gift baskets, and more! Once you’ve seen the merchandise, you’ll choose which prize drawings to enter your ballots into. The more you’ve read, the more ballots you’ll have, and the better your shot at prizes! Happy Reading! Are you 13-19? Scan me Register for our TGIS Challenge! picnet.org/tgis Indicates a Maker Space program. Indicates a Financial Literacy program. ®Indicates registration required. Teens
  9. 9. Teens 9 Register for programs at picnet.org, by phone or in-person. Thank Goodness It’s Summer (TGIS) Challenge (13-19) Sign up for the TGIS Challenge! Read books, win prizes, come to top-shelf programs, win more prizes, and eat snacks! Prepare yourself for the best summer. Registration starts Friday, June 26 online at picnet.org/tgis TGIS Launch Party! (13-19) Stop by for some snacks and sunshine as we launch summer reading program, Thank Goodness it's Summer! There may be an ice cream truck - jus' sayin'... Wednesday, July 3 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM TGIS Wrap-Up (13-19) Swing by the Youth Drop In this week for our end of TGIS celebrations! Pizza, Games, Music, and more... @teensppl Thursday, Aug 29 | 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM | Central Library TGIS Draw Come by to have a few snacks and decide which prizes you want to vie for. Submit in person or online. Thursday, Sept 5 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Central Library Teens 9 Teens Pickering Locations open regular mall hours Pickering town centre 905-839-7727 1099 kingston rd. 905-831-2665 DRIVE THRU
  10. 10. Teens 10 Indicates a Maker Space program. Indicates a Financial Literacy program. ®Indicates registration required. Youth Drop In Music, snacks, games, and B&E. Who can resist? Every Thursday! | Central Library Library LateNite: Video Games Just because the doors close doesn't mean we stop playing. Friday, July 19 | 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM | Central Library Summa Trivia! Trivia night at the library: don't forget to bring your brain! Topics suggested and chosen by YOU. Snap us for suggestions: @teensppl Thursdays, July 11, July 25, Aug 8 and Aug 22 | 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM | Central Library ®Library LateNite: Board Games Risk! Catan! Uno! Werewolf! Superfight! Exploding Kittens! They are all here, so why aren't you? Wednesday, Aug 14 | 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM | Central Library | Registration is required ®Money Talks Make your money work for YOU! CPA Canada is coming to talk about credit, debt, and surviving the financial hiccups of post-secondary.  Wednesday, Sept 11 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Central Library | Registration is required ®Killer Library Join us for dinner and a murder. Eat the dinner. Solve the murder.  *Characters will be emailed to registrants 2 weeks in advance. Friday, Oct 25 | 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Central Library | Registration is required ®Lihidebrary You could hide under a book but it's probably not going to conceal you very well. Find a better spot.  Sunday, Nov 2 | 7:00 PM - 11:59 PM | Central Library | Registration is required All Wrapped Up Remember the scene in The Office where they play Yankee swap and everyone is sad? It's like that but without the sad, the iPod, and Michael Scott.  Thursday, Dec 19 | 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM | Central Library ®Library Lock In A night of fun for everyone! Spend the night in the library playing games, eating snacks, and chilling with friends. *This program runs from 10 pm on Saturday UNTIL 8 AM SUNDAY. Permission forms are mandatory and will be emailed to registrants. Aug 10 | 10:00 PM Saturday Evening until 8:00 AM Sunday Morning | Central Library | Registration is required Teens
  11. 11. 11 Register for programs at picnet.org, by phone or in-person. DaCosta’s NoFrills is Proud To Be Part of the Community As We LEARN And GROW TOGETHER! Now Offering A New Line of Organic Products! Coming This Summer New VR Station With the power of virtual reality, it has never been easier to explore new worlds, create art from a new perspective, feel the rush of driving a race car, and so much more! Visit the Central Library to book a time in our virtual reality station, and step into an experience unlike any other. Minimum age for VR use is 12. All users under 18 need to have a parent or guardian sign our VR waiver* The Pickering Library was honoured to have the Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Member of Parliament, Jennifer O’Connell and Mayor of Pickering, Dave Ryan visit the Maker Space on March 27, 2019.
  12. 12. 12 Indicates a Maker Space program. Indicates a Financial Literacy program. ®Indicates registration required. 12 ®Screenwriting (14+) Wednesday, July 10 | 6:30-8:30 PM | Central Library | This workshop will teach you to write a screenplay for a short film. Learn how to organize your ideas, type up your screenplay using free software and export to a completed file.  ®Lighting (14+) Wednesday, July 17 | 6:30-8:30 PM | Central Library | This workshop will teach you different lighting techniques to achieve the look and mood you are going for in your film. ®Filming & Sound (14+) Wednesday, July 24 | 6:30-8:30 PM | Central Library | This workshop will teach you different shooting techniques, as well as sound and audio considerations. 5-Minute Film Festival (5MFF) What is 5MFF? Have you ever dreamed of making your own short film? 5MFF is a series of workshops and drop-in sessions that teaches participants how to create a short 5-minute film from start to finish. This leads up to the main event...a gala evening where your movie could be screened in front of an audience. Don't wish to attend the workshops and/or drop-in sessions? No worries, just submit your movie by the deadline for consideration. See website for more information. Workshops & Drop-Ins: ®Editing & Post-Production (14+) Wednesday, July 31 | 6:30-8:30 PM | Central Library | This workshop will teach you how to edit your film and export out a finished film for submission. Drop-In #1 (14+) Wednesday, Aug 7 | 9:30-8:30 pm | Central Library | Instructors will be on-hand to offer advice and assistance, and answer any questions you may have. Drop-In #2 (14+) Wednesday, Aug 14 | 9:30-8:30 PM | Central Library | Instructors will be on-hand to offer advice and assistance, and answer any questions you may have. ®Screening Gala (14+) Tuesday, Sept 17 | 4:00-8:00 PM | Central Library | Main red carpet event. Popcorn and paparazzi. Feel free to wear your Armani and Dior. For more information regarding festival rules and guidelines for submissions, please visit www.picnet. org/5mff for details. 5MFF workshops are registered events. Please visit picnet.org/5mff to register to secure your spot.
  13. 13. 13 Register for programs at picnet.org, by phone or in-person. Central Library MAKE IT YOUR SPACE. BOOK ONLINE DESIGN | CREATE | BUILD MAKERSPACE Make Something Amazing! Send a photo of your finished project socialmediausing the hashtags #PPLMAKERSPACE and #MAKEITYOURSPACE. • Companionship • Attend and/or wait at medical visits • Grocery shopping • Walking the family dog • Preparing meals • Aid clients with personal care and behaviours of daily living Book your FREE in-home assessment and ask about how LAM HomeCare might be able to help with funding LAM HomeCare Award Winning Professionals That Care! Division of The Staff Room 289-842-7181 ext. 707 or 717 | info@lamhomecare.com • Pr A
  14. 14. #PICKERINGLIBRARY #MAKEITYOURSPACE #PPLMAKERSPACE NOREGISTRATION REQUIRED! Recording Studio and Sound Booth | Analog to Digital Conversion | Soldering Station | Carving Machine | 3D Printers | Sewing Machines | Button Maker | Vinyl Cutter and Heatpress | Mini Maker’s Zone | DJ Station | Repair Cafe | Makers Hub | Digital Music Making Up to 20 stations including: Join us at the Library’s Maker Space for a day long event celebrating the Maker Movement. Share ideas, visit stations, be inspired by mini sessions and the fantastic technologies available in your community! Visit picnet.org/makerfest for details, to join us as a vendor or inquire about sponsorship opportunities. DESIGN | CREATE | BUILD MAKERSPACE
  15. 15. 3D Printing VR Station picnet.org/makerfestDESIGN | CREATE | BUILD MAKERSPACE
  16. 16. Adults 16 Indicates a Maker Space program. Indicates a Financial Literacy program. ®Indicates registration required. NOVA (New Observers to Visual Astronomy) is the public introduction to astronomy course that is designed to show the novice astronomer the wonders of the night sky and how to enjoy them. NOVA is presented by volunteers from the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC), Toronto Centre. NOVA is a six-week program. We are excited to offer a lineup of expert presenters who will introduce you to visual observing, the solar system, stars, deep sky objects, black holes, telescopes, cosmology, and so much more! *Must be 13+* Wednesdays, Oct 2 to Oct 30 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM | Central Library Registration is required. The Registration Link will be published be published in September 2019. Please check the online calendar at picnet.org. 2SLGBTQ Board Games Are you a gaymer? Need a space to chat with other 2SLBGTQ folk? Need a space where you can be you? Drop in to play board games, hangout, and feel welcome. This is a safe program for our 2SLGBTQ community, allies welcomed as guests to the space. Mondays, July 29, Aug 26, Sept 30, Oct 28, Nov 25 | 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM | Central Library 16 Adults Programs for 20 & 30 Somethings
  17. 17. Adults 17 Register for programs at picnet.org, by phone or in-person. Makers & Artisans Whether you are knitting, crocheting, crafting, printing, building, or just socializing - you can do it here! Bring your own projects, share ideas, and get creative. All skill levels welcome. Every other Thursday, July 11 to Dec 12 | 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Central Library Knitting Circle Knit, crochet, stitch, embroider, or just enjoy the conversation fire side.  All skill levels and other fiber arts welcome!  Wednesdays, Sept 11 to Dec 18 | 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM | George Ashe Library Indie Author Day The third annual Indie Author Day Oct 5, at 1:00 PM in the Pickering Central Library Auditorium features a panel of influencers from local Book Clubs, meet local authors as they highlight the quality in fictions, non-fiction and children's stories, created within 100 km of  Pickering. Find out who's reading what and why and then, SUPPORT YOUR  LOCAL AUTHORS' MARKET!  A.B. Funkhauser, Barbara Beard, Richard Pyves, Cryssa Bazos, Kim Michele, Vilma Blenman, Maaja Wentz, Joe Mahoney, Lucy E.M. Black, Peter Fritze, Kate Kelly, Angie Littlefield and many more.  Saturday, Oct 5 | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Central Library ®CPA Financial Series CPA Canada's eight 60-min adult sessions target the diverse financial literacy needs of Canadians, by aiding individuals to get the information they need to make smart financial decisions. Whether they are starting out in their career, raising children or planning to retire, there is something for everyone. • Oct 9 - Savings Strategies - Easy Concept, Difficult RealityEstate PlanningEffective Tax StrategiesFraud Protection • Nov 20 - Planning for Your Retirement • Nov 27 - Survive and Thrive: Move ahead financially after losing your job Wednesdays, Oct 9, Oct 16, Oct 23, Nov 13, Nov 20, Nov 27, 7:00 PM -8:00 PM | George Ashe Library NaNoWriMo Lock In Finish your NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) project with us in the library after hours! Snacks, good conversations, and positive vibes will get you through any writer's block you might have. Saturday, November 16, 2019 | 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM | Central Library ®Cheers! Use our vinyl cutter to create custom stemless wine glasses. Select one of our four designs.  Materials will be provided, clients will create two custom stemless wine glasses. Thursday, Dec 12 | 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM | Central Library | Registration is required Seniors' Social Join other seniors every Tuesday afternoon for coffee and conversation. Try your hand at dominoes, cards, Scrabble, or Sequence. Tuesdays, July 2 to Dec 17 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Central Library Ajax 647.560.0674 Pickering 647.492.7197 oxfordlearning.com Pre-K to Grade 12 Reading Writing Math Grammar Study Skills Homework French ESL SAT/ACT Prep IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL YOU NEED OXFORD LEARNING All Ages. All Grades. All Subjects. DON’T WASTE TIME! BETTER GRADES BEGIN TODAY! NOW ENROLLING!
  18. 18. Indicates a Maker Space program. ®Indicates registration required.picnet.org/digitallibrarymake it your space
  19. 19. Adults 19 Register for programs at picnet.org, by phone or in-person. 19 HISTORY.PICKERING.CAMAKE IT YOUR SPACE Register for programs at picnet.org, by phone or in-person. Pickering Local History Collection Digital Archive View documents, images and newspapers which tell the story of Pickering from its earliest people to today’s growing City. The collection contains books, photographs, maps, newspapers, family histories, and much more. Available online at history.pickering.ca. Local History & Genealogy Services Access to original materials in the Local History collection and for genealogical reference services are by appointment only. Appointments can be made by visiting in person, emailing the Library at localhistory@picnet.org, or by calling 905-831-6265 ext. 6240. Ancestry.com Library Edition Access the largest collection of genealogical records including census, vital statistics, and immigration records for Canada and many other countries. This resource is accessible within the Library, free with your Library card! BUY Or SELL WITH US 416-433-7113 SOFIE KEHDI SALES REPRESENTATIVE ELIAS KEHDI SALES REPRESENTATIVE “I WILL PAY YOUR MOVING FEES”* “I WILL PAY YOUR REAL ESTATE LEGAL FEES”* Brokerage INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND OPERATED *Paid Real Estate Legal Fees to a Maximum of $1200 CAN. Paid Moving Fees to a Maximum of $1000 CAN. Applies to Purchase & Sale Transactions Only. *E/OE - Certain Terms & Conditions Apply. Not Intended to Solicit Buyers or Sellers Currently Under Contract With a Brokerage.
  20. 20. After School Drop Inkids 5 - 12 yrs Monday to Friday September 3, 2019 - June 26, 2020 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm George Ashe Library & Community Centre Transportation to the program is available if George Ashe LCC is in your child's school bus boundary. What can I do there? Foosball, pickleball, air hockey, billiards, homework help, basketball, active games, video games, board games, arts & crafts. How much? Annual Program Fee: $15.00 plus drop in rate: $5.50 per hour Register online: pickering.ca/activenet activity code: 16432 Call or email us to find out more! 905.420.4660 ext 6101 afterschooldropin@pickering.ca PreTeen Dances for Grades 5 - 8 only Monthly during the school year at Pickering Rec Complex Live DJ • Awesome Music • Fun Theme Nights A great night out with friends! First dance of the school year Friday, September 27 Tickets are $12.00 each. Get them online at pickering.ca/estore Tickets go on sale online the Saturday before each dance. Complete dance schedule / information / rules & regulations available online. pickering.ca/preteendance
  21. 21. 21 Library Home Service is a free pick-up and drop-off service provided to registered Pickering residents of all ages who cannot visit the Library due to temporary or long term illness or disability. For eligible clients, staff can select and deliver books, movies or music, and bring them right to your door once a month! For more info, contact Valerie Crease at 905.831.6265 (ext. 6248) or valeriec@picnet.org. Can’t visit the Library? Library Home Service picnet.org/libraryhomeservice 21 Register for programs at picnet.org, by phone or in-person. Adding beauty to life for over a century. 888.733.3356 reedsflorists.com Worldwide Delivery Pickering Town Centre Ajax - 845 Westney Rd. S. Oshawa Centre
  22. 22. 22 Indicates a Maker Space program. Indicates a Financial Literacy program. ®Indicates registration required. Pickering is a full service site that offers multiple programs and services including: Pickering is one of 5 Carea locations in Durham Region – Visit our website. info@careachc.ca www.careachc.ca| For more information or to register as a client, please contact us at: 905-428-1212 • 1450 Kingston Rd. Unit 17, Pickering • Medical Service • Health Promotion and Wellness • Indigenous Programs • Children and Youth Services • Counselling & Mental Health Supports • Hepatitis C Education and Support • Harm Reduction Outreach • Diabetes Education • Dietitian/Nutrition Services All programs are free! Spread the Love. Get a Libray Card for everyone in the family. The possibilities are limitless!
  23. 23. DESIGN | CREATE | BUILD MAKERSPACE DESIGN | CREATE | BUILD MAKERSPACE PICNET.ORG/MAKERSPACE RESERVE TIME ONLINE NO CHARGE VOICE RECORDING AND ELECTRONIC MUSICKITSAVAILABLE$0 www.garojewellers.com • Info@garojewellers.com 1792 Liverpool Rd. • 905-839-6505 We Specialize In • Fine Gold & Diamond Jewellery and Watches • FAST, Expert Jewellery Repairs • Appraisals While You Wait • Customs Designs Located inside Loblaws SEIKO CITIZEN BERING & MORE Your Local Jeweller Serving Pickering for over 20 Years. Register for programs at picnet.org, by phone or in-person. 23
  24. 24. 24 Indicates a Maker Space program. Indicates a Financial Literacy program. ®Indicates registration required. DESIGN | CREATE | BUILD MAKERSPACE MAKE IT YOUR SPACE PICNET.ORG/MAKERSPACE reserVe time onLine *no cHarge FiVe macHines aVaiLaBLe For Booking $0 *SEE PICNET.ORG/MAKERSPACE Book your seWing macHine. Visit tHe centraL LiBrary today and seW, seW, seW 24
  25. 25. 25 Register for programs at picnet.org, by phone or in-person. Serving the Community as your Appliance Specialist for over 60 years 2212 TAUNTON ROAD, HAMPTON APPLIANCE WAREHOUSE: 905-263-8369 • 1-800-798-5502 www.PaddysMarket.ca READERS’ CHOICE AWARD 2018 READERS’ CHOICE AWARD 2018 READERS’ CHOICE AWARD 2018
  26. 26. This is the latest addition to our digital library. offers free digital movies, music, ebooks, audiobooks, ecomics for all ages, 24/7 with your library card. Instantly. No waiting. No holds. Visit picnet.org/digitallibrary to find out more! Introducing eComics Mental Health www.picnet.org/mentalhealth The Pickering Public Library is committed to being a workplace that focuses on mental health. We endeavour to participate in many initiatives that promote workplace wellness and feel it is important to share our learning and resources, as we continue to fight mental health stigmas in the workplace. 12
  27. 27. Improve Library Experience Our 2019-2023 Goals 1 Lead Inclusion & Belonging 3 Empower the Community’s Physical, Social & Mental Wellbeing 4 Support Financial Knowledge & Success 2 $ The community will have the experience of feeling safe, respected and valued; Library services will be easy to use with transparent and fair policies; the community will be provided with helpful assistance and support; and, will be inspired by Library spaces. The community will have access to programs, content, and resources free of charge or at minimal cost; will have access to experts and programming that will improve their financial literacy and knowledge; and will have support for their teleworking and entrepreneurial activities. The Library will provide collections and services that actively celebrate and share our differences while exploring and sharing those issues that unite us. The Library will provide quality collections, services, and programs which are designed to help all clients improve and maintain their physical health, their mental health, and their social connections. Our Mission To Equitably Provide: Lifelong Learning, Early Literacy & a Culture of Reading Access to Technology &Welcoming Spaces Resources to Support Well-being & Success

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