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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.

  • Man reading to children and woman.

    Wednesdays, Apr 24, 2024 - May 08, 2024
    4:00pm
    30 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver.​​

  • Wednesdays, Apr 24, 2024 - May 08, 2024
    4:30pm
    60 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Following Storytime, join us to play and chat! There will be self-directed activities and toys for parents/caregivers and children.

  • Dickinson Discovery  Club, Let's Talk Science

    Thursday Apr 25, 2024 at 6:00pm
    60 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Tinkering, Coding, Creating, Experimenting and Designing.

    Come get excited about STEM with us.

    For thinkers ages 6-8 years and their adult co-learner.

    A program in partnership with the University of Ottawa's Let's Talk Science Program.

  • Thursday Apr 25, 2024 at 6:00pm
    60 minutes

    In honour of our earth, let's do some green-minded crafting.  We will read a storybook, sing a song and recycle and re-purpose old CDs into beautiful suncatchers. 

    Ages 6+. Please register online. 

     

  • Barrhaven Builders Club

    Friday Apr 26, 2024 at 2:00pm
    120 minutes

    Get creative with our Gears, Gears, Gears, Magformers, Keva Planks, Lego, Meccano, K'nex, VEX Robotics and more.

    Drop-in between 2:00 and 5:00pm to build, construct, engineer and design with us.

    Open to ages 5+

  • Fridays, Apr 26, 2024 - Jun 07, 2024
    2:00pm
    120 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Looking for something to do on the upcoming PD Days? Our Richmond branch will host you with games, activities, Lego, crafts, toys, etc.   Come and join in the fun and bring a friend!  

    -April 8

    -June 3

    -June 7

  • Saturday Apr 27, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Spend your Saturday investigating the world of S.T.E.M. 

    This month we will be looking at gears and their importance in making machines work,

     Ages 8-12.

    Registration required

  • Man reading to children and woman

    Saturdays, Apr 27, 2024 - May 25, 2024
    10:30am
    30 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

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

  • girl sewing

    Saturdays, Apr 27, 2024 - Jun 08, 2024
    2:00pm
    90 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Discover the fun of sewing by hand and finish simple sewing projects in this 5-part program. For ages 9-12.

    Registration required. 

  • Saturdays, Apr 27, 2024 - May 25, 2024
    3:00pm
    90 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Learn the basics of using a sewing machine (including safety) and sew your own book bag to keep! This program consists of four sessions over a two month period. *You must be able to commit to all four sessions.* All supplies will be provided. Required skills: • Ability to follow instructions, to work independently, and to wait patiently for assistance when needed • Can safely use sewing implements with minimal supervision (needles, seam rippers, and sharp scissors) Ages 9-12 years old.