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  • National Indigenous History Month

    Commemorate National Indigenous History Month this June and National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21, and recognize and celebrate the heritage, diverse cultures, and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in Canada.

  • Mayor and Councillor Storytimes

    Enjoy stories and songs with special guests, Municipality of Clarington Mayor Foster and Councillors, at upcoming CLMA storytimes!

  • Thank You, Rotary Club of Bowmanville

    Thank you to the Rotary Club of Bowmanville, who are celebrating 100 years of service this year, for their generous donation of $1,000 to Clarington Library, Museums & Archives. We are proud to be part of a community of service! This donation will go towards programs and services for our community. Thank you, Rotary Club of Bowmanville and congratulations on 100 years!

  • Thursdays at the Museum

    Enjoy informal chats about local history topics! Bring your curiosity and friends and learn something new!

  • Spring Book Clubs
    First rule about book club? Talk about book club! Drop in to discuss books and literature with your fellow readers!
  • Durham Public Libraries Win Ontario Library Association Awards for Drag Queen Storytime

    Durham Region Public Libraries in partnership with the Durham Children’s Aid Society (CAS) have won the Ontario Library Association (OLA) Les Fowlie Intellectual Freedom award and the Joyce Cunningham Award, which were awarded at the OLA Super-Conference on January 25, 2024. The awards are in recognition of hosting, promoting, and celebrating 2023 Drag Queen Storytimes.

  • Strategic Plan, 2023-2027

    It is with immense pride and enthusiasm that we present to you the 2023 - 2027 Strategic Plan for Clarington Library, Museums & Archives (CLMA). This is our first strategic plan as a Library, Museum and Archive and as we move forward into a future brimming with possibilities, our vision is clear: to be a vibrant space where curiosity thrives, where connections flourish, and where knowledge empowers us all.

  • Clarington Public Library Board Statement on the Waverley Place

    The Clarington Public Library Board has recently been made aware of questions regarding the current and future state of the Waverley Place Museum, formerly known as the Bowmanville Museum, on 37 Silver Street.

  • Commitment to Inclusion

    Staff at the Clarington Public Library have recently found swastika graffiti in the children’s section of the Courtice Library Branch on multiple occasions. Each time the symbols have been successfully removed. However, library staff and members of the Board are concerned by the trend.

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