Spring 2017
'Art House' Film Nights
Thursday, April 6th at 6:30 pm

Thursday, May 4th at 6:30 pm

Thursday, June 1st at 6:30 pm

Tickets are $2 each and may be purchased at the library beginning one week in advance.
'The Reel Thing' Film Nights
Thursday, April 13th at 6:30 pm

Thursday, May 11th 6:30 pm

Thursday, June 8th at 6:30 pm

Tickets are $2 each and may be purchased at the library beginning one week in advance.
Lincoln Center Local
Free Screenings at your Library
Sunday, April 2, 2 pm
Act One: a play by James Lapine

Thursday, April 20, 6:30 pm
The New York Philharmonic: Opening Gala with Lang Lang

Sunday, May 7, 2 pm
Showboat: the Musical

Tuesday, May 23, 6:30 pm
Simple Gifts: the Chamber Music Society

Sunday, June 4, 2 pm
Latin Beat

Tuesday, June 20, 6:30 pm
Emmanuel Ax, Anna Polonsky & Orion Weiss

Major support for Lincoln Center Local is provided by the Oak Foundation and the Altman Foundation.
Travelogues
Tuesday, April 11th at 2 pm
Canada by Rail with Jonathan van Bilsen

Tuesday, May 9th at 2 pm
Colombia with Geoffrey Carpentier

Tuesday, June 13th at 2 pm
Brazil with Jonathan van Bilsen

Travelogues are free but we ask that you pre-register by calling 905-985-7686 ex. 101 or visiting the Library in advance.
Monthly Book Club
Thursday, April 27th at 7 pm
Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff

Thursday, May 25th at 7 pm
Not My Father's Son: a Memoir by Alan Cumming

Thursday, June 22nd at 7 pm
The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick

Tea & Books
Come and discover a new author or find out more about the titles creating a buzz in the book biz. Join us for an afternoon of tea, treats and great conversation, where Library staff will discuss their latest fiction and non-fiction picks.

Thursday, April 6th & June 1st at 2 pm

Moving Well with Carey Nicholson
This non-aerobic class, taught by Carey Nicholson of Theatre 3x60, works with gravity, body weight, breath and relaxation to improve overall strength, flexibility, muscle tone, posture and alignment.

Mondays & Fridays from 10:15 - 11:45 am

Session 1: April 3rd to 28th (no classes on April14th or 21st)

Session 2: May 1st to 19th

These classes are free but we ask that you pre-register by calling 905-985-7686 ex. 101 or visiting the Library in advance. Class size is limited.
Volunteer Fair
We are proud to partner with United Way Durham Region and the DRPS Victim Services of Durham Region to host a Volunteer Fair at the library to highlight organizations with volunteer opportunities in north Durham .

The Volunteer Fair provides an opportunity for anyone seeking volunteer experience  - Students, Adults & Seniors—to connect with community organizations who can use your help and skills!  

Tuesday, April 25th from 1 pm to 5 pm

Registration is not required.
Zoomer Tech Club
Are you looking for some guidance with your new computer, tablet or cell phone? Our Zoomer Tech Club is and excellent group for seniors who want to learn at their own pace and socialize a bit at the same time. It also provides a great opportunity to help others by trading technology tips and tricks.

Every Saturday from 10 am to 12 pm

This is a drop-in program and registration is not required.
Computer Classes
Friday, April 28th at 3 pm
Intro to Windows 10

Friday, May 5th at 3 pm
Intro to iPad

Friday, May 19th at 3 pm
Intro to Android

Friday, May 26th at 3 pm
Internet Skills

Friday, June 2nd at 3 pm
Save, Copy, Cut and Paste: Intro to File Management on Your PC

Friday, June 16th at 3 pm
Intro to Ancestry - Library Edition

Friday, June 23rd at 3 pm
Digital Photography Basics

Classes are FREE, but pre-registration is required. Please visit or call the Library at 905-985-7686 ex. 101.
North Durham Nature
Anne Barbour of the Kawartha Field Naturalists  presents: Kawartha Lakes Floral Project

When: Thursday May 25th from 7 pm to 9 pm  

Kawartha Lakes Field Naturalists have undertaken a major project to document the complete flora of the extensive Municipality of Kawartha Lakes.  Anne will talk about the details of this five-year project, highlighting some of the discoveries and interesting plant habitats in Kawartha Lakes.  

North Durham Nature presentations at the library are open to the public and membership is not required to attend.   Please register by visiting the information desk or calling 905-985-7686 x101  
Free Preschool Programs
Parent & Tot
(for children 1 to 3 years and their caregiver)
Tuesdays or Wednesdays 11:20 - 11:50 am
Thursdays 10:30 - 11:00 am

Preschool Storytime
(for children 3 to 5 years)
Tuesdays or Wednesdays 10:30 - 11:15 am

Babytime
(for babies 0 to 12 months and their caregiver)
Thursdays 11:20 - 11:50 am

Session 1 - March 21st to April 13th
Session 2 - April 25th to May 18th
Session 3 - May 30th to June 22nd

Classes are FREE, but pre-registration is required. Please visit or call the Library at 905-985-7686 ex. 101.
Tech for Tots
This unique program for 3 to 5 year olds teaches basic computer skills through child-friendly, educational websites.
Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays
10:00 - 10:25 am

Session 1 - March 21st to April 13th
Session 2 - April 25th to May 18th
Session 3 - May 30th to June 22nd

Cost: $10 for 4 weeks
Please visit or call the Library at 905-985-7686 ex. 101 to register.
English Conversation Circles
We are pleased to partner with Community Development Council Durham to offer an English Conversation Circle at the library.  Conversation Circles gives Newcomers an opportunity to practice their English Conversation Skills in a comfortable, welcoming environment. They learn about Canadian culture with the help of Community Connections volunteers. Newcomers from all over the world and with a variety of language abilities come together to discuss a variety of topics, have questions answered, share stories, and so much more!  

When: Tuesday evenings, April 25th to June 27th at 6 pm to 8 pm    

If you are a Newcomer interested in registering for the Conversation Circles, or if you are a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident and you’re interested in volunteering, please contact Community Connections at 905-686-2661 or email communityconnect@cdcd.org  
Kent Farndale Gallery
Simplistic Animal Collection – Sarah Polster
Mar 4th – Apr 6th
Opening Reception: Mar 4th @ 2pm  

26 Paintings – Ronald Malcolm Lambert  
Apr 8th – May 4th
Opening Reception: Apr 8th @ 2pm    

In Transit – Jan Lyons
May 6th – Jun 1st
Opening Reception: May 6th @ 2pm

Annual Port Perry High School Art Show 
Jun 3rd – June 22nd     

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