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  • Thursday Aug 15, 2024 at 2:00pm
    90 minutes

    Join us for an afternoon of giant size board game fun! Play some classic oversized games like Connect Four, Guess Who? and Tic Tac Toe. In Candyland you will be the live game piece on a giant game board. All ages welcome.

  • Sleuth Hounds

    Thursday Aug 15, 2024 at 6:30pm
    90 minutes

    Share the enjoyment of good mysteries in a relaxed atmosphere. Join us for our discussion on Cara Black. All are welcome!

  • Friday Aug 16, 2024 at 3:00pm
    120 minutes

    Come watch a FREE screening of fun, family-friendly movies every Friday this summer at the Blackburn Hamlet branch! Popcorn provided. Bring your own water bottle. Costumes are always welcome!  

    The Super Mario Bros. Movie (2023) - 1hr 33mins - PG 

    A Brooklyn plumber named Mario travels through the Mushroom Kingdom with a princess named Peach and an anthropomorphic mushroom named Toad to find Mario's brother, Luigi, and to save the world from a ruthless fire-breathing Koopa named Bowser.

    Le film sera visionné en anglais / Movie will be shown in English 

    July 5 – Elemental (2023 – PG) 

    July 12 – The Bad Guys (2022 – G) 

    July 19 – The Little Mermaid (2023 – PG) 

    July 26 – Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022 – PG)  

    August 2 – Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile (2022 – G) 

    August 9 – Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken (2023 – G) 

    August 16 – The Super Mario Bros. Movie (2023 – PG) 

    August 23 – Wish (2024 – G) 

  • Saturday Aug 17, 2024 at 10:30am
    30 minutes

    Cuentos, rimas y canciones para niños de todas las edades, acompañados de un padre o guardian. No necesita inscribirse.

  • children looking at an Indigenous artifact

    Mondays, Aug 19, 2024 - Aug 24, 2024
    120 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Come discover the fascinating (and sometimes mysterious) objects in our History Box! The box contains 25 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. The objects represent various eras in Canadian history, from Pre-Contact all the way up to present day! 

    Drop in to view the exhibit! 

    Venez découvrir les objets fascinants (et parfois mystérieux) de notre Boîte à histoires ! La boîte contient 25 objets historiques canadiens provenant de l’exposition phare du Musée canadien de l’histoire, La Salle de l’Histoire Canadienne, qui vous fera plonger dans le passé du Canada. Ces objets représentent des diverses ères de l'histoire canadienne, à partir de l'époque pré-européenne à nos jours!

    Visitez l'exposition! Programme portes ouvertes.

  • Monday Aug 19, 2024 at 2:00pm
    120 minutes

    Bring the family to create and build with LEGO!

    Drop-in program

  • Monday Aug 19, 2024 at 3:30pm
    90 minutes

    “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” – William Faulkner

    In the new feature documentary Unarchived, co-directors Hayley Gray and Elad Tzadok highlight community archives across British Columbia to reveal some of what has been erased from the official record.

    Local knowledge keepers are hand-fashioning a more inclusive history through family photos, newspaper articles and scratchy old VHS tapes. These different collections tell stories of people building connection through work, play, protest, family and tradition.

    Through a collage of personal interviews, archival footage and deeply rooted memories, the past, present and future come together, fighting for a space where everyone is seen and everyone belongs. History is what we all make of it.

    Hayley Gray, Elad Tzadok
    2022 | 1 h 24 m | Documentary | English with French sub-titles

  • Alien reading a map beside their spaceship.

    Tuesday Aug 20, 2024 at 10:30am
    90 minutes

    Join us in celebrating all the summer reading that we have accomplished together!   Storytime, activities and fun!! 

  • Tuesday Aug 20, 2024 at 1:30pm
    120 minutes

    Help us celebrate the end of summer reading club!

    Enjoy some outdoor fun with a story walk, bubbles, chalk, music and a sweet treat. 

    Drop in.  All ages

  • Wednesday Aug 21, 2024 at 1:00pm
    60 minutes

    Bring the family to our Summer Wrap-Up Party to mark the end of the 2024 TD Summer Reading Club.

    Join us for fun games and activities.

    Drop-in Program