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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.

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    Tuesday Aug 06, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Embark on a space adventure. We will be playing space games and doing some crafts. Registration required. Ages 7-9.

    Please note: This is the same program being offered at Carp, Beaverbrook, and Fitzroy Harbour. Please register for the program at the branch most convenient for you!

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    Tuesday Aug 06, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    For this program, Parrot Partners will bring at least 3 parrots, from different areas of the world, ranging in size from very small and ‘spunky’ to massive and ‘mellow.’  We introduce each parrot, one at a time, and share interesting and entertaining facts and stories about their natures and lives in the wild and in our homes.   Participants will be offered the opportunity to give our parrots a treat or drink from a safety cup or feeding skewer, as well as pose for photos with the parrots. Family program for ages 4+. 

  • Tuesday Aug 06, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Come meet the creatures who walk among us. We will be getting creative!  Design an alien creation all your own.
    Registration is recommended. 
    Ages 4-6.
     

  • Tuesday Aug 06, 2024 at 5:30pm
    150 minutes

    A dark mystery has settled over the city of Aldastron on the rogue planet of Exlaris. Researchers dedicated to studying the cosmos have disappeared, and the Hubble Space Telescope has vanished from Earth’s timeline. Only an ambitious crew of adventurers can uncover what was lost. Are you up to the challenge? Join us for this adventure written by NASA! Registration required. Ages 12-18.

  • Tuesday Aug 06, 2024 at 6:00pm
    60 minutes

    Come discover the fascinating (and sometimes mysterious) objects in our History Box! The box contains Canadian historical objects from the Canadian Museum of History’s signature exhibition, the Canadian History Hall, that will help you delve into Canada’s past. For this session, we will focus on Canada's Indigenous communities.

    Registration required. Ages 7- 12.

  • Wednesday Aug 07, 2024 at 10:00am
    120 minutes

    Participants will explore their current banking and shopping habits, learn how to safely bank and shop online, as well as when and how online banking and shopping can be helpful as an alternative to conventional methods. 

    Registration Required.

  • Wednesday Aug 07, 2024 at 10:00am
    120 minutes

    Participants will explore their current banking and shopping habits, learn how to safely bank and shop online, as well as when and how online banking and shopping can be helpful as an alternative to conventional methods.

    If you plan to attend, please register to ensure ​the program is presented.

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    Wednesday Aug 07, 2024 at 10:30am
    90 minutes

    Code Sphero robots to complete different Olympic challenges (100cm race, obstacle course, figure skating routine) and learn the essentials of coding! Presented by Carleton University’s Virtual Ventures STEM Outreach program. Ages 6-10.

  • Wednesday Aug 07, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Come discover the fascinating (and sometimes mysterious) objects in our History Box.  The box contains Canadian historical objects from the Canadian Museum of History's signature exhibition, the Canadian History Hall, that will help you delve into Canada's past...  We will be looking at the  life of our pioneering ancestors with a craft.  For ages 7-12.  Please register on-line.

  • Wednesday Aug 07, 2024 at 1:00pm
    180 minutes

    This program talks about creating artistic, anime, and fantasy shapes - but if you have already taken Makeup Basics, you’ll have an advantage. Learn popular drag techniques like glueing down your eyebrows and applying false eyelashes, mixed with fantasy techniques like painting your skin a colour and adding textures, freckles, and art.

    If you want to follow along workshop-style, you need:  

    • Water-based face paint.  
    • Washable glue stick 
    • Concealer 
    • False eyelashes & glue  
    • A variety of makeup brushes, with at least 1 big fluffy brush, two medium fluffy brushes, one small fluffy brush and one thin liner brush

    This program is taught by cosplayer Jessica Harkonnen.  

    About Jessica Harkonnen 

    Jessica considers herself a “Cosplay Engineer” because she makes things that are big enough that they need, well, engineering, to be possible. Jessica also regularly participates in panels at conventions because she loves to share her skills to help all cosplayers make their dreams into real costumes. Jessica is an ally and wants to make her panels a safe place for everyone to learn. 

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