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Some in-branch programs require registration with your library card. Please log in with your library account or follow this link to apply for a card online. You can also apply for a card in person at any of our 33 locations.

  • view of an airplane flying in a tropical sky, overlaid with three open padlocks

    Wednesday Mar 13, 2024 at 2:00pm
    45 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Do you like solving puzzles?

    It's March Break and an eccentric relative has invited you on a surprise holiday someplace warm - if you can figure out the clues at the airport!

    Work together with other teens to solve the clues and unlock the way to your sunny escape!

    Ages: 12 to 18

  • Music Bingo image

    Wednesday Mar 13, 2024 at 3:00pm
    60 minutes

    Do you like music?  Do you like bingo?  Then you won't want to miss our March Break Music Bingo.  All participants receive a bingo card where numbers have been replaced by songs.  Listen to the songs being played, look to see if you have them on your bingo card and check them off if you do.  Call out Bingo when you get a line and win a prize.  Snacks and beverages provided.  For ages 13-18.  Registration required.

  • 4 teens thinking about programs

    Wednesday Mar 13, 2024 at 4:30pm
    90 minutes

    This program offers the chance to teens to meet and interact with therapy dogs, and to de-stress. Therapy dogs are specially trained full grown dogs and work with a handler. Take a few minutes to read or colour with a dog, or just soak in the good vibes.

    Drop-in program for ages 13 and up.

  • 4 teens thinking about programs

    Wednesday Mar 13, 2024 at 4:30pm
    120 minutes

    Hail Adventurers! Join us for a 1-session D&D adventure for teens.  Players of all experience levels are welcome. Dungeons & Dragons is a fantasy role-playing game in which your characters explore the world, solve puzzles and fight monsters. Space is limited to 6 participants. Registration Required. For ages 13-18. 

  • Wednesday Mar 13, 2024 at 5:00pm
    120 minutes

    Get ready for a storytelling adventure that will test the limits of your imagination! In this one time Dungeons & Dragon's session we will be playing the "Crystal Dragon's Lair". Play as a young dragon defending your territory.

    Ages 13-17

    Registration required, spaces limited

  • 4 teens thinking about programs

    Thursday Mar 14, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    This presentation will help you explore your interests, reflect on your goals, and discover which program(s) may be the right fit for you. We will cover how to prepare for university life, including prerequisite courses and admission averages, financial aid to support your studies, and ways you can test drive university while still in high school. University offers a new routine, so we will explore sample student schedules. You'll also learn about enriching opportunities you can get involved in outside the classroom to ensure you make the best memories throughout your years in post-secondary education! Ages 13-18.

    Registration encouraged. Drop-ins welcome.

  • 4 teens thinking about programs

    Thursday Mar 14, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    In this mask-making workshop facilitated by Ottawa Art Therapy Inc, participants will take a creative journey to express and uncover the layers of their true self, what is important to them, and the parts of their world where they find connection. The participants will be working with a variety of materials, allowing a multi-media approach to their process. This dynamic workshop offers not only artistic fulfillment but also a deeper understanding of who they are and a time to tap into their inner artist and connect with others on a similar journey. Ages 13-18.

  • 4 teens thinking about programs

    Thursday Mar 14, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    In this online workshop, you will learn about finding sources of funding for your post-secondary education, managing your expenses, strategies to deal with the debt that you do have and avoid excess debt, understanding your credit report and building good credit, building financial management skills, identifying how your behaviour with credit today may impact your future, and the difference between good debt and bad debt.  For ages 13-18.

    Presented by the Credit Counselling Society. 

    Registration required. Registrants will receive an additional email with the Zoom link ahead of the program.

  • fantasy map strewn with polyhedral dice

    Thursday Mar 14, 2024 at 3:00pm
    120 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Curious about Dungeons and Dragons? Give it a try with this one-session-long adventure for beginners! 

    D&D is a popular fantasy role-playing game in which your characters explore, solve puzzles, and fight or outwit monsters. Learn the basic rules of this popular game as you undertake an adventure with fellow players!  

    This adventure uses pre-generated characters, so you must register at least 5 days ahead of time to bid of your preference of character and get your info sheet before game-day. Late registrants will be assigned a random character.

    Want to create your own character? Sign up for one of our DnD novice sessions in April/May!

    Ages 12-18

  • 4 smiling teens with speech bubbles over their heads indicating topics they are interested in

    Thursday Mar 14, 2024 at 3:30pm
    90 minutes

    Working on a craft project? Bring it along and chat with some fellow crafters while you work! Don't currently have a project? Try our featured craft project:

    • Felt Pi(e) Pins!

    Ages 13-17. Drop-in program.

    Vous avez un projet d'art ou d'artisanat en cours? Apportez votre projet à la bibliothèque pour discuter tout en travaillant! Vous n'avez pas de projet présentement? Essayez notre projet vedette :

    • Épingles de tarte « saveur Pi » en feutre!

    Pour ados 13-17. Activité portes-ouvertes.