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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 Jul 09, 2024 at 2:30pm
    90 minutes

    Design with Sphero Indi, the colour-sensing robot car! Kids will design mazes and guide Indi using colour tiles while learning coding basics and problem solving! Presented by Carleton University’s Virtual Ventures STEM Outreach program. Ages 6-10.

  • An alien lifting weight

    Tuesday Jul 09, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Nothing can stop it!  Registration required. Ages 7-9.

     Activities will include making googly-eyed creatures out of yarn.

    Rien ne peut l’arrêter! Inscription requise. Pour les 7 à 9 ans.

    Nous allons fabriquer des monstres en laine.

  • History Box

    Tuesday Jul 09, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    The History Box is a hands-on learning experience that brings the Canadian Museum of History into the library.

    Coming from across the country, and highlighting varied perspectives, these expertly curated objects illuminate the richness and diversity of the Canadian experience.  The History Box contains authentic and reproduction artifacts related to Canada’s history, from the earliest times to the present. 

    Each object in the History Box reflects one or more of the themes below:

    Canadian Identity

    Geography and the Environment

    Indigenous and European Relations

    Symbols, Art and Cultural Expression

    Ages 8-12

  • Tuesday Jul 09, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    What can the stars predict? Drop-in program. We will writing our own fortunes, affirmations and wishes on folded paper lucky stars. 
    Registration is recommended. 
    Ages 10-12.

  • Wednesday Jul 10, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Registration opens on Saturday, June 15, 2024 - 10:30am

    Reach up high, touch the sky. Registration required. Ages 4-6.

    Twinkle Twinkle little star, we know exactly what you are! Let's have fun learning about stars and do daytime stargazing with yoga and movement, followed by a game of Pose Detective! 

  • Wednesday Jul 10, 2024 at 10:30am
    45 minutes

    Make your dreams come true with your own hands. Your little ones will be transported into enchanting worlds through captivating stories and a special craft activity.

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    Wednesday Jul 10, 2024 at 10:30am
    45 minutes

    Stories, songs, puppets and crafts for children ages 0-4, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. 

    Using one library card, please only register for the children that are attending. To get a Library card, register online here: https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/getacard

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    Contes, chansons, marionnettes et bricolages pour les enfants de 0 à 4 ans, accompagnés d'un parent ou d'un gardien. 

    En utilisant une seule carte de bibliothèque, veuillez ne vous inscrire que pour les enfants présents. Pour obtenir une carte de bibliothèque, inscrivez-vous en ligne ici : https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/fr/obtenir-carte-de-biblioth%C3%A8que

  • Wednesday Jul 10, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Listen and move to the music of the stars.  We will be moving to music with scarves, ribbons and more.  For ages 6-12.  Please register on-line.

  • Alien reading a map beside their spaceship.

    Wednesday Jul 10, 2024 at 1:00pm
    60 minutes

    Reach up high. Touch the sky. Registration required. Ages 4-6

    Get moving at a shooting star dance party including Light Sabre Limbo and Musical Asteroids.

    Register to reserve a spot. Drop-ins will be welcome on the day as space allows.

    This program will also be offered at the St-Laurent branch on Thursday, July 18th

    Tends les bras pour toucher les étoiles. Inscription requise. Pour les 4 à 6 ans.

    Inscrivez-vous afin de réserver votre place. Nous accueillerons ceux sans réservation le jour de l'événement tout dépendant de nos capacités

    Bougez lors d'une soirée dansante avec des étoiles filantes, y compris le Light Sabre Limbo et les Astéroïdes musicaux.

    Ce programme sera aussi offert à la bibliothèque St-Laurent le jeudi, 18 juillet.

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    Wednesday Jul 10, 2024 at 1:00pm
    60 minutes

    Climb on board my rocket ship. We will be building our own breath-powered rockets!

     Registration required. Ages 4-8.