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  • Tax Clinics

    Get the tax help you need at a free tax clinic. Volunteers will provide personal tax preparation assistance for low-income individuals and their dependants for the 2023 tax year.

  • Easter Programs

    Get hopping and enjoy some fun Easter programs with your family this March, including the Egg-citing Community Celebration with Bowmanville Cub Scouts, a Hop to It! Easter Storytime, and an Easter Egg Hunt Extravaganza!

  • Enjoy the Clarington Winter WonderLearn Festival this Family Day

    Mark you calendar and save the date! Clarington Library, Museums & Archives is thrilled to announce the award-winning Winter WonderLearn Festival will return for 2024. The Festival is being held on the Family Day holiday Monday, February 19, 2024, from 10am to 2pm at CLMA’s Courtice Library and the Courtice Community Complex.

  • 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.

  • P.A. Day, Feb 2

    Find new ways to have fun at all CLMA locations this P.A. Day, on Friday, February 2!

  • Tea & Talk

    Socialize and meet new people! Join us each week for interesting speakers, fun activities, and refreshments.

    Funded by the Province of Ontario.

  • New Book Clubs this Winter

    We’re excited to be offering a range of new book clubs for adults this winter!

    Bring your own book to the first meeting for each program, and keep an eye on our website and socials for future titles! Books will be available for pickup at your preferred library location.

  • Service Interruption: Mobile App

    Our mobile app is currently unavailable. For more information, please see our news post. Our online catalogue is mobile-friendly and available at We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

  • 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.

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