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  • Monday Feb 13, 2023 at 6:00pm

    Dr. Amadou Ba is a historian, political scientist, researcher and writer with a PhD in History, a Master’s in Political Science and a Bachelor’s in Education. Currently, Amadou Ba teaches in the School of Education and the Department of Political Science at Laurentian University  and teaches African History at Nipissing University. He will talk about some of the history and contributions of the Black community in Canada.  

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

  • Everyone Can Code Banner
    Thursday Feb 9, 2023 at 3:30pm / until Thu, Mar 02, 2023

    Interested in learning to code? Join us for an eight-week tutorial in Scratch.

    You will learn the basic skills needed to create your own game. No experience necessary.

    Registration Required. Ages 8-12.

  • Young girl doing science experiment
    Thursday Feb 9, 2023 at 4:00pm / until Thu, Feb 23, 2023

    Stories and activities that support Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math.

    For a child aged 3-6 and a parent or caregiver. Registration required

  • Night Owls Book Club
    Thursday Feb 9, 2023 at 6:00pm / until Thu, Jun 08, 2023

    New to independent reading? Join our family book club and discover great reading suggestions to get you started and keep you going. We will share favorites, listen to read-alouds and participate in book-related activities. For kids ages 6-8 and their adult reading partner.

  • Storyteller telling a story to a group of children
    Saturday Feb 11, 2023 at 1:30pm / until Sat, Feb 25, 2023

    Janet LeRoy and Kathie Kompass will lead this in-person, 5-part workshop series for children ages 8 to 11. Participants will have the opportunity to tell their stories in a safe space and learn to use storytelling as a means of conveying their experiences, values, and culture.

  • adult reading to children
    Monday Feb 13, 2023 at 10:00am

    Stories, rhymes and songs for toddlers and a parent or caregiver. 19-35 months.

    Using your library card, please register one spot for each child in attendance.

    To get a Library card, register online here: https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/getacard

  • Monday Feb 13, 2023 at 4:45pm / until Mon, May 22, 2023

    Play and learn about chess for a few weeks with Simon. Jouer et apprendre à jouer aux échecs pour quelques semaines avec Simon.

    Most sessions include the introduction of a chess related concept along with some time to play against different opponents.

    La plupart des sessions inclut l'introduction d'un concept relié aux échecs ainsi que du temps pour jouer des parties d'échecs contre différents adversaires.

    Recommended age / Âge recommandé: 6-12 

  • Teacher reading a book to children
    Tuesday Feb 14, 2023 at 10:00am / until Tue, Feb 21, 2023

    Stories, rhymes, and songs for preschool children and a parent/caregiver. 

    Using your library card, please register one spot for each child in attendance.

    To get a Library card, register online here: https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/getacard

    Contes, comptines, et chansons pour les enfants d'âge préscolaire accompagnés d’un parent ou gardien.

    Lors de votre inscription, veuillez réserver une place pour chaque enfant présent.

    Si vous n'avez pas de carte de bibliothèque, vous pourrez en obtenir une ici: https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/fr/getacard

  • Spark: A STEM Storytime
    Tuesday Feb 14, 2023 at 2:00pm / until Tue, Feb 21, 2023

    A fun program of discovery for preschoolers and their adult co-learner. Explore elements of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) through hands-on inquiry-based activities and story. For ages 3-4. 

  • image of children walking into a book
    Wednesday Feb 15, 2023 at 2:00pm

    Grab a character and roll some dice.  Get ready for a storytelling adventure that will test the limits of your imagination.  We will be playing Dungeons & Dragons.  Ages 10-12.