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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.

  • Chess set

    Mondays, Apr 22, 2024 - Jun 03, 2024
    4:00pm
    90 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Interested in chess and looking for new opponents? 

    Teen volunteers will be on hand to help those who are learning!

    Reserved for players aged between 7-17.

  • child and adult playing with Lego bricks

    Mondays, Apr 22, 2024 - Jun 03, 2024
    4:00pm
    90 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Create and build with Lego®, Magna Tiles, blocks, etc.! We provide the toys, you bring your imagination! Ages 6 and up. Adult supervision is required.

    À vos Lego®, Magna Tiles, et autres jouets de construction! Nous fournissons les matériaux, vous apportez votre imagination! 6 ans et plus. Les adultes doivent superviser les enfants à leur charge.

  • Calculator and rulers

    Mondays, Apr 22, 2024 - Jun 10, 2024
    5:00pm
    90 minutes

    7 sessions remaining

    Tutoring and help with homework. After school for children ages 6 - 14 (Grades 1-10).

    Drop-in program offered in partnership with United for Literacy.

    Les étudiants de la 1ère à la 10ème année, agés de 6 à 14 ans, peuvent obtenir de l’aide aux devoirs.

    Programme portes ouvertes offert en collaboration avec l’organisme Littératie Ensemble.

  • Mondays, Apr 22, 2024 - Apr 29, 2024
    5:15pm
    30 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Do you have children ages 5-8?  Would you like them to read more?  Then join our weekly Reading Buddies program.   Each child will be paired with a teen volunteer for fun and interactive read aloud sessions.  Together they will share the joys of reading in a friendly, encouraging and enthusiastic environment.  Registration required.    

  • Calculator and rulers

    Mondays, Apr 22, 2024 - Jun 11, 2024
    6:30pm
    60 minutes

    15 sessions remaining

    Come join our homework club and get help with reading, math, science, French, English, etc. Led by United for Literacy. Ages 6-12.  Drop in.

    Joins-toi à notre club d’aide aux devoirs, pour recevoir de l’aide avec la lecture, les maths, les sciences, le français, l’anglais, etc. Avec des bénévoles de Littératie Ensemble. 6-12 Ans. Portes ouvertes, aucune inscription requise!

  • Tuesdays, Apr 23, 2024 - May 28, 2024
    10:30am
    90 minutes

    10 sessions remaining

    Join us on Mondays and Tuesdays in our children's area to play and chat! There will be self-directed activities and toys for parents/caregivers and young children. 

    Joignez-nous les lundis et mardis au département des enfants pour jouer et socialiser. Il y aura des activités pour les tout-petits et leurs adultes.

  • children playing at table

    Tuesdays, Apr 23, 2024 - May 14, 2024
    10:30am
    60 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    A school readiness program for children 3–4 years old, who will be entering kindergarten in September 2024, and their adult co-learner.

    Stories and child-centered learning stations with a focus on the foundational concepts of letter recognition, numeracy, colors, shapes, measurement, rhyming, and retelling.

  • 2 kids sitting under a tree, silhouette with vibrant sky

    Tuesdays, Apr 23, 2024 - May 21, 2024
    4:00pm
    60 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Join us as we kickoff the 2023-2024 RP Rebel Readers Bookclub at Rockcliffe Park.  For the first meeting our book is "Children of the Fox" by Kevin Sands.

    Click here to place a hold for Children of the Fox for the physical book, eBook or audiobook.

    This bookclub is for kids ages 9-12 and will be in English.  Registration is required as space is limited.

    For our first meeting on 26 Sept at 4:00PM, bring at least one suggestion of a book to suggest to the group to read.  We will create our list of books for the remaining meetings.  

    We will meet once a month, on a Tuesday from 4-5PM on these dates:  You can click the link on the book titles below to place a hold.

    26 Sept, 2023

    24 Oct, 2023

    28 Nov, 2023

    19  Dec, 2023

    23 Jan, 2024 : The School of Good and Evil - book 1

    20 Feb, 2024 : The Land of Stories - The Wishing Spell - book 1

    26 Mar, 2024 : Keeper of Lost Cities - book 1

    23 April, 2024: The Revenge of Magic - book 1

    21 May, 2024 :The Blackthorn Key - book 1

    June date to be determined

  • Homework Help Web Banner

    Tuesdays, Apr 23, 2024 - Jun 11, 2024
    5:00pm
    90 minutes

    8 sessions remaining

    Come and get help with reading, math, science, French, English, etc. Led by United for Literacy volunteers. For students in grades 1 through 10. / Reçois de l'aide avec la lecture, les maths, les sciences, le français, l'anglais, etc. Avec des bénévoles de Littératie Ensemble. Pour les élèves de la 1e à la 10e année.

    Please note: A parent or caregiver for children participating in the homework club must remain in the library for the duration of a session. / Notez bien: Les parents ou les personnes en charge des enfants participant au club d'aide aux devoirs doivent rester dans la bibliothèque pendant toute la durée d'une séance.

    Online resources / Ressources en ligne

  • Tuesdays, Apr 23, 2024 - May 28, 2024
    6:00pm
    120 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Drop in for some fun brain teasers, puzzles, riddles, and Rubik's Cubes. Are you up for the challenge?

    Please note this program is self-directed.

    Drop-in. Ages 8+