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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.

  • March Break

    Wednesday Mar 13, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    2, 4, 6, 8... discover, play and create! Drop-in program. Ages 8-12

    You will be creating your own poster size copies of your favourite cartoon/superhero characters.  Perfect for hanging in your bedroom, if you can count and colour then you can make posters!

    2, 4, 6, 8... découvre, joue et crée!

    Programme portes ouvertes.

    Pour les 8 à 12 ans

    Vous allez créer vos propres copies au format poster de vos personnages de dessins animés/superhéros préférés.  Si tu sais compter et colorier, tu peux faire des posters!

  • Wednesday Mar 13, 2024 at 3:00pm
    60 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, February 26, 2024 - 10:00am

    Tell me a tale; it doesn't have to be true. Registration recommended. Ages 8-12.

    We will be creating stories through fun and games. 

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

  • Wednesday Mar 13, 2024 at 4:00pm
    120 minutes

    DIY your own rocket from disposable cups and elastics. 
     

  • Lego pieces

    Wednesday Mar 13, 2024 at 6:00pm
    120 minutes

    Create and build with Lego®! We provide the Lego®, you bring your imagination!​

    Architectes en herbe, à vos Lego®! Nous avons les Lego®, vous apportez votre imagination! Pour les 6-12 ans. Inscription non requise. ​

    Ages 6-12. ​

    Drop-in program.​

  • Children walking into a book.

    Wednesday Mar 13, 2024 at 6:30pm
    60 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, February 26, 2024 - 10:00am

    The YOU-nique program is all about empowering what makes you – and the animals around you - unique. Discover each animal's unique adaptation, how it makes them all special and how all the animals also benefit from each other's unique characteristics to overcome and problem-solve together. Family program for ages 4+.

    Le programme YOU-nique, c’est la chance de faire briller ce qui te rend – tout comme les animaux qui t’entourent – unique. Découvre comment s’adapte chacun des animaux, ce qui les rend spéciaux et comment leurs caractéristiques propres leur permettent de s’entraider pour surmonter et régler leurs problèmes. Programme familial pour les 4 ans + 

  • Logo Congé de mars et robot Cubetto

    Thursday Mar 14, 2024 at 10:15am
    50 minutes

    Vroum vroum, c’est un départ!  Aidez-nous à guider notre petit robot Cubetto et l’amener à bon port. Pour les 4 à 6 ans. Programme en français. Inscription non requise.

  • March Break

    Thursday Mar 14, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    In this highly energetic and interactive dance workshop, participants will explore simple, fun, and easy dance moves that everyone can follow in a safe and inclusive environment. Get ready to get lost in the music and GROOVE your heart out! Family program for ages 4+. Drop - in.

    Please note: This is a hybrid program.  The presenter is remote and will be on-screen in the Hazeldean Program Room.

  • Children walking into a book.

    Thursday Mar 14, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, February 26, 2024 - 10:00am

    The YOU-nique program is all about empowering what makes you – and the animals around you - unique. Discover each animal's unique adaptation, how it makes them all special and how all the animals also benefit from each other's unique characteristics to overcome and problem-solve together. Family program for ages 4+.

    Le programme YOU-nique, c’est la chance de faire briller ce qui te rend – tout comme les animaux qui t’entourent – unique. Découvre comment s’adapte chacun des animaux, ce qui les rend spéciaux et comment leurs caractéristiques propres leur permettent de s’entraider pour surmonter et régler leurs problèmes. Programme familial pour les 4 ans + 

  • Children walking into a book.

    Thursday Mar 14, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, February 26, 2024 - 10:00am

    Join Craig Shackleton, head instructor at Ottawa Swordplay, for a show and tell session all about medieval armour and weapons. Learn about the history of knights and nobles, how they trained to fight and the kinds of weapons and armor they used - and even try some on! Ages 7-12.

  • Children walking into a book.

    Thursday Mar 14, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Vroum vroum, c’est un départ! Inscription requise. Pour les 4 à 7 ans. /  We’re on the move. VROOM, VROOM. Registration required. For ages 4-7. 

    Inscrivez-vous afin de réserver votre place. Nous accueillerons ceux sans réservation le jour de l'événement tout dépendant de nos capacités. / Register to reserve your place. We will welcome drop-ins on the day of the event depending on capacity.