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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.

  • Multiple speech bubbles in a gray background

    Fridays, May 24, 2024 - Jun 28, 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.

  • Barrhaven Builders Club

    Friday May 24, 2024 at 3:30pm
    90 minutes

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

    Drop-in between 3:30 and 5:00pm to build, construct, engineer and design with us.

    Open to ages 5+

  • penpal letters and pen

    Friday May 24, 2024 at 4:00pm
    30 minutes

    Have you ever wondered what it was like to live in Ireland? Are you interested in having a penpal abroad? If so then this program is for you! Please join us in the meeting room to be matched with an Irish penpal and to create a letter! 

    Please note: Communications will be sent and received strictly through the library address. All letters will be monitored by library staff to ensure certain guidelines are followed in terms of appropriate language, content and to ensure that personally identifiable information is not shared. 

    Ages 8-13

  • Various colours of splattered paint. 2 speech bubbles: 1st says "Switching to Friday in May" and 2nd says "New featured craft each month"

    Friday May 24, 2024 at 4:00pm
    120 minutes

    Working on a craft project? Bring it along and chat with some fellow crafters while you work! Don't currently have a project? Try our featured craft project:

    • April 30th : draw your own 4-pannel comic strip (or "yonkoma")
    • May 24th : (to be determined)

    Share ideas and expertise or learn from your fellow enthusiasts. Or simply bond and make friends over common hobbies. For teens of all abilities. Drop-in program.

    *Extra supplies available on hand for: drawing/colouring, origami, scrapbooking/collage, sewing, knitting, etc.

    Vous avez un projet d'art ou d'artisanat en cours? Apportez votre projet à la bibliothèque pour discuter tout en travaillant! Vous n'avez pas de projet présentement? Essayez notre projet vedette :

    • 30 avril : dessinez votre propre bande-dessinée à 4 cases (ou "yonkoma")
    • 24 mai : (à déterminer)

    Échangez des idées et conseils ou apprenez d'autres passionnés. Ou amusez-vous tout simplement avec des amis qui partage les mêmes passe-temps. Pour ados de tous les niveaux. Activité portes-ouvertes.

    *Matériel supplémentaire pour : dessiner/colorier, origami, scrapbooking/collage, couture, tricot, etc.

  • Sleuth Hounds

    Saturday May 25, 2024 at 10:00am
    135 minutes

    The program aims to help children practice and improve their reading skills! Children will receive individualized reading help and encouragement. Ages 6-12. Online Registration Required / Ce programme contribue au développement de la lecture chez les jeunes en favorisant l'accompagnement comme moyen privilégié d'apprentissage et de partage. Pour les 6-12 ans. Inscription en ligne requise

    Step 1. Register for program / Étape 1: S'inscrire au programme.

    Step 2. You will be added to the wait list. / Étape 2: Vous serez ajouté à la liste d'attente.

    Step 3. An employee will contact you to complete the registration. / Étape 3: Un employé communiquera avec vous pour compléter l'enregistrement.

  • Saturdays, May 25, 2024 - Jun 29, 2024
    10:00am
    90 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Participez à notre groupe de conversation, dans une ambiance amicale et décontractée, afin  d'améliorer vos habiletés à converser en français.

    Aucune inscription requise.

    Participate in our conversation group so that you can improve your French language conversation skills in a relaxed and friendly environment.

    No registration required.

  • Saturdays, May 25, 2024 - Jun 29, 2024
    10:00am
    90 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Join us for Saturday morning fun! There will be stories, self-directed activities and toys for parents/caregivers and young children. 

    Drop-in program

    Joignez-nous pour vous amuser samedi matin. Il y aura des histoires, des activités et des jouets pour les tout-petits et leurs adultes.​

    Programme portes ouvertes. 

  • Saturdays, May 25, 2024 - Jun 08, 2024
    10:00am
    90 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Drop in for preschool fun! Play with puppets, crafts, building blocks, and more. **Note : on the first Saturday of the month, Play Day is replaced with Saturday Stuffed Animal Storytime until 10:45am, after which we do take the toys out to play as usual.

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    Un programme portes ouvertes pour les enfants d'âge préscolaire! Venez jouer avec des marionnettes, des blocs de construction, du bricolage, et plus encore! **Notez bien : le premier samedi de chaque mois, 'On joue' est remplacé par une heure du conte en anglais jusqu'à environ 10:45am, après quoi nous sortons les jouets jusqu'à 11h30 comme à l'habitude.

  • Saturday May 25, 2024 at 10:00am
    120 minutes

    Interested in playing D&D?  Then join us on for a D&D adventure.  Dungeons and Dragons is a fantasy role playing game in which your characters explore the world, solve puzzles and fight monsters. For ages 13-17.  Spaces limited.  Note: there is no program on March 30th.

  • Saturdays, May 25, 2024 - Jun 29, 2024
    10:30am
    30 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. 30 min. Drop-in