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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.

  • Wednesdays, Mar 20, 2024 - Jun 05, 2024
    10:30pm
    60 minutes

    12 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. Stay and Play following Storytime. Meet new friends and play with self-directed toys. Drop-in family program.

  • Thursdays, Mar 21, 2024 - May 16, 2024
    10:15am
    75 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Join us as we share the enjoyment of reading and discuss books in a relaxed atmosphere. All are welcome. 

    January 18 - The White Hare by Jane Johnson

    February 15 - Woman, Watching : Louise de Kiriline Lawrence and the Songbirds of Pimisi Bay by Merilyn Simonds

    March 21 - The Music Shop by Rachel Joyce

    April 18 - Different by Frans De Waal

    May 16 - Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

    The book club  meets on the third Thursday of each month at 10:15-11:30 except July, August and December, when there is no meeting. You can place a hold on library copies in advance

  • Thursdays, Mar 21, 2024 - Apr 25, 2024
    10:15am
    30 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. 30 min. Drop in.

  • Thursdays, Mar 21, 2024 - May 30, 2024
    10:15am
    30 minutes

    11 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for toddlers 19-36 months and a parent/caregiver. Drop-in. 

  • Babytime

    Thursdays, Mar 21, 2024 - Jun 06, 2024
    10:30am
    60 minutes

    12 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for babies ages 0-18 months old and a parent or caregiver. Stay and Play following Babytime. Meet new friends and play with self-directed toys. Drop-in Program.

  • Thursdays, Mar 21, 2024 - Jun 06, 2024
    10:30am
    60 minutes

    12 sessions remaining

    Storytime- Each week will feature a different topic to learn about and have fun with!  We will explore these topics through stories, songs, games, music, activities and in other fun ways.  We end the gathering with a good-bye song, stickers and bubbles!  But the fun doesn't stop there- after Storytime we have our Stay and Play- children and their grown ups can stay and enjoy the selection of toys we provide while engaging together.   

    See you Thursdays @ 10:30am.  

  • Thursdays, Mar 21, 2024 - Apr 18, 2024
    10:30am
    60 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    Join us for stories, rhymes, and songs. Program for all ages with a parent or caregiver. 

    The first 30 minutes will be focused on literacy activities. Following the storytime program, you are welcome to stay and socialize with other families, as well as play with the learning toys. 

    Drop in. Family.

  • Thursdays, Mar 21, 2024 - May 30, 2024
    11:15am
    30 minutes

    11 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and their parents or caregivers.  Drop-in program.

  • Thursday Mar 21, 2024 at 4:15pm
    60 minutes

    Ages 9-14 years old. Learn to draw traditional folk patterns for Ukrainian Easter eggs. We will practice the design drawings first, then apply those designs onto your own plastic eggs (that you can take home). Time permitting we will demo a beeswax experiment on real eggs. Please register for this program. 

  • Thursday Mar 21, 2024 at 5:00pm
    150 minutes

    Learn about social services available in and around Barrhaven.