Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Upcoming Programs!

Budgeting for College and University
Wednesday, March 25 at 7:00 PM
McLaughlin Auditorium
Parents and students are invited to attend this useful money management workshop! Topics covered include: Managing Your Money While at School, Applying for Scholarships & Bursaries, Student Loan vs. Student Line of Credit, Your First Credit Card and Student Loan Repayment. Presented by Sandra Sherk from the Credit Counselling Service of Durham Region.

Flip Ur Facebook, Amp Up Your MySpace, Build a Better Blog!
Social Networking Tools for Teens and their Parents
Thursday, March 26 at 7:00 PM
Legends Centre Branch
Are you MySpace and Facebook pages lame? Want to build better social networking tools? Maybe you have ideas for others on how to make it better that you’d like to share. If so, this is the programme for you! There will also be a short session on internet safety. For teens and their parents. Registration is limited and available at any branch. For more information, call 905-579-6111 ext. 5238.

Halo 3 Tournament
Saturday, March 28 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM
McLaughlin Auditorium
The library will become a futuristic battleground at this XBOX tournament! Compete for prizes and bragging rights. For ages 14 and up. Anyone under 18 must have a signed permission slip to play before the tournament begins. Space is limited. Register at any branch. Call 905-579-6111 ext. 5238 for more information.

Open Mic Night
Thursday, April 2 at 7:00
McLaughlin Auditorium
Celebrate poetry month in style! You are invited to sing a song, perform poetry, play an instrument, or do a comedy routine - let your creative inner self come out. Bring your friends to cheer you on. For teens in grades 7-12, registration is highly encouraged. All acts are limited to five minutes, and performers must bring their own props and equipment. Register at any branch. Call 905-579-6111 ext. 5238 for more information.

Green Teens
Saturday, April 4 at 2:00 PM
Legends Centre Branch
Are you eco-friendly? Want to learn ways to become a Green Teen? Join us for fun and information on important environmental issues. This is a great way to gear up for Earth Day! Presented by Suzanne Elston, Senior Environmental Coordinator for City of Oshawa. Space is limited. Register at any branch.

Fear Factor at Your Library
Monday, April 6 at 7:00 PM
McLaughlin Auditorium
Test your bravery (and your stomach) with our Library Fear Factor challenge! Nose pickers, slug lovers, and slime makers are welcome at this down and dirty gross fest. Can you stand it? For ages 10-15. Free registration available at any branch.

Craft It! Create Your Own Magnetic Poetry Kit
Saturday, April 18 at 2:00
McLaughlin Auditorium
Come make your own magnetic poetry kit in honour of Poetry Month! We will also be making collages. For ages 12-18. Space is limited. Free registration available at any branch.

Green Teen: Earth-Friendly Crafts
Wednesday, April 22 at 7:00 PM
Jess Hann Branch
Give some old items new life and celebrate Earth Day with this fun event! We will be taking old materials that can be found around the house and recycle them into something fabulous! Items include: Duct tape wallets, altered book safe, and decoupage and collage techniques. Materials will be provided or bring your own! Go green and get crafty! Space is limited. Free registration at any branch.

Thursday, March 19, 2009

Looking for a summer job?

Student Positions
The Oshawa Public Library hires high school students for part-time work on evenings and weekends. If you are an interested student, please print out the Student Page Application Form and submit the completed form to the branch at which you are interested in working.

If you are interested in working in Children's Services at the McLaughlin Branch, please submit your resumes to that department. All other applications should be submitted to the Circulation Supervisor. Resumes will be kept on file for one year from the date received.