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Red Cross Babysitting Course
Children must be 11 years of age
Friday June 3
10am – 5pm
Registration has begun.
Course as outlined by the Red Cross are held on elementary PA Days (with the exception of one Saturday class).
Please bring a nut free lunch/snack. A minimum of 10 registrants are required to proceed with the course. Registration is only accepted in person with proof of participant's age and payment. $45 per child.
Participants please bring: doll/teddy bear; feeding bottle; diaper; baby blanket; note pad and pencil; lunch. Children must remain in the library for the entire course unless a note is provided.
Should it be necessary to cancel a course due to low enrolment or illness of the instructor, your registration will be transferred to another date or a full refund will be given. If you must cancel registration for your child due to illness, a doctor's note will be necessary to ensure your child is automatically registered for the next available course.
Other than illness, cancellation must be made 1 week/7 days prior to the course for a full refund. An administrative fee of $20 will be charged for all cancellations not meeting the above conditions. No shows or same day cancellations are not eligible for refunds.
Future registrations for the next available course must be made in person on the date of registration.
For more information, view Red Cross Babysitting poster.
Video games are here!
You can now borrow video games from Keswick, Pefferlaw and
Peter Gzowski (Sutton) libraries. You can borrow three games (per library card) for seven days.
We have PS3, PS4, Wii, Wii-U,
Xbox One, Xbox 360 and games to arrive. You can place holds on games.
Wii games can be played on Wii U, and Xbox 360 games can be played on Xbox One, but Playstation 3 games cannot be played on Playstation 4.
You can now use the CardStar app and store your library card number. You display it when checking out. When entering your library card into the app, enter the card number manually (do not scan the card). Staff will then scan your stored library card number. Easy to download and install and can be used on most mobile devices.
Get the apps for iOs; Android; Windows Phone;
Blackberry (some exceptions); Nokia
**Available only at Keswick Library
CELA, Centre for Equitable Library Access, incorporates CNIB services, and is a new, national, non-profit organization established to support the provision of accessible collections, in a variety of formats, for Canadians with print disabilities.
As a partner of CELA, we offer:
• Titles for all ages in audio, e-text and braille
• More than 85,000 books, magazines and newspapers
• Materials in English & French, with expanding access to other languages
You are now able to register yourself with CELA.
To be eligible for CELA services you must:
- Live in Canada
- Have a valid Georgina Public Library card
- Have a visual, physical or learning disability that prevents you from reading conventional print.
Go to the CELA website and type in the name of your town: Keswick, Sutton or Pefferlaw. Click on the name of your town (will be shown with Georgina Public Libraries) type in your full library card number (no spaces) and fill in the registration form. This whole process should take just a few minutes.
For more information on CELA, please visit their website at www.celalibrary.ca.
Georgina Public Libraries strives to be accessible to all patrons.
Our friendly staff can help with your accessibility requests.
For more information, view the Accessible Services poster.