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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.

  • Fridays, Jul 26, 2024 - Aug 23, 2024
    2:00pm
    90 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    Watch your favourite stories come to life in a cool room.

    Movie screenings at the library.

    Family program. Drop-in.

  • Friday Jul 26, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Come discover the fascinating (and sometimes mysterious) objects in our History Box! The box contains 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..

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    Fridays, Jul 26, 2024 - Dec 27, 2024
    2:00pm
    90 minutes

    23 sessions remaining

    Bring your knitting or crochet project (or needlepoint, cross-stitch, etc) and share tips and tricks, ideas and conversations with fellow enthusiasts. For adults of all abilities. Drop-in.

    Apportez votre projet de tricot ou de crochet (ou broderie, point de croix, etc) afin d'échanger des conseils, des idées et converser avec d'autres passionnés. Pour les adultes de tous les niveaux. Aucune inscription requise.

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    Fridays, Jul 26, 2024 - Aug 16, 2024
    2:30pm
    120 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Beat the heat and join us for a weekly family-friendly movie.  Light snacks and covered drinks are welcome.  Family program.  Drop-In. 

    July 5: Encanto

    July 12: Wish

    July 19: Beauty and the Beast

    July 26: Luca

    August 2: Brave

    August 16: Coco

    Please note: there will not be a movie on Friday, August 9.

  • Friday Jul 26, 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!  

    Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022) - 1hr 28mins - PG 

    Long before he becomes the master of evil, Gru is just a 12-year-old boy in 1970s suburbia, plotting to take over the world from his basement. When the infamous supervillain group, the Vicious 6, ousts their leader, Gru attempts to join their ranks but soon finds himself the mortal enemy of the apex of evil. With Gru on the run, the Minions attempt to learn martial arts to help save him, and Gru discovers that even bad guys need a little help from their friends.

    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) 

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    Fridays, Jul 26, 2024 - Aug 30, 2024
    3:00pm
    90 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Join our free English conversation group to practice speaking in English in a relaxed and friendly environment.

    All levels are welcome to this drop-in program.

    Rejoignez notre groupe de conversation en anglais gratuit pour pratiquer l'anglais dans une atmosphère détendue.

    Tous les niveaux sont les bienvenus à ce programme , inscription non requise.

  • Saturday Jul 27, 2024 at 10:00am
    120 minutes

    Come craft at the library. We have all the supplies you need to satisfy your creativity! Please note, this is a self-directed program.

    Drop-in program. Family.

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    Saturdays, Jul 27, 2024 - Aug 17, 2024
    10:30am
    30 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

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

  • Saturdays, Jul 27, 2024 - Aug 17, 2024
    10:30am
    30 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Join us for Storytime with stories, songs and rhymes and a fun outdoor activity (weather permitting). Start time is 10:30 am. All ages. 

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

    Join us for a special storytime with Lola and Isaac, from Ottawa Therapy Dogs.  We will have dog-themed books and rhymes, followed by some time with our four legged friends.