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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.

  • An illustration of a child drawing on paper, while two children play a fishing game nearby.

    Tuesday Jul 09, 2024 at 1:00pm
    120 minutes

    Come meet the creatures who walk among us. 

    Create an alien in a UFO.  

    Ages: 3-12 yrs

    Drop-in program.

  • Tuesday Jul 09, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, June 10, 2024 - 10:00am

    What can the stars predict? Step into the enchanting world of astrology with our summer reading program tailored for kids aged 10 to 12+. Discover the magic of astrology as we delve into the zodiac signs and explore the art of divination, unlocking ancient mysteries and empowering young minds to interpret the unseen. Join us for an illuminating journey through the cosmos and beyond!

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    Tuesdays, Jul 09, 2024 - Aug 13, 2024
    2:00pm
    45 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    In this highly energetic and interactive VIRTUAL 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+.  Join us online!

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    Tuesday Jul 09, 2024 at 2:00pm
    90 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, June 10, 2024 - 10:00am

    A 90-minute collaborative story building adventure for groups of children aged 6-10. Children share, combine and vote their favourite ideas into a story fit for a picture book! They also draw colorful pictures to add more detail to the choices they've made. Author Timm Holmes then performs an interactive storytelling to prove the children have become authors of an amazing story that they built together! Discover more at timmholmes.com 

  • Two astronauts are in space, while an alien lifts weights shaped like books.

    Tuesday Jul 09, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Embark on a space adventure. Drop-in program. Ages 7-9. We will be playing a life-size game. Can you figure out who the saboteur is before a spaceship accident takes you out?

    Pars à la découverte de l’espace. Programme portes ouvertes. Pour les 7 à 9 ans. Nous allons jouer à un jeu géant. Pouvez-vous savoir qui est le saboteur avant qu’un accident de vaisseau spatial ne vous élimine?

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    Tuesday Jul 09, 2024 at 2:30pm
    90 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, June 10, 2024 - 10:00am

    Design with Sphero Indi, the colour-sensing robot car! Kids will design mazes and guide Indi using colour tiles while learning coding basics and problem solving! Presented by Carleton University’s Virtual Ventures STEM Outreach program. Ages 6-10.

  • Colourful banner featuring various characters from Japanese anime. Title text anime written in pink and yellow.

    Tuesdays, Jul 09, 2024 - Aug 20, 2024
    5:30pm
    90 minutes

    8 sessions remaining

    Love anime and manga? Hangout with us to discover new favourites and geek out with fellow enthusiasts. We watch anime, eat snacks, and craft. Drop in program. Ages 13-18.

    Afternoon and evening sessions:

    • Evening of the 2nd Tuesday of the month.
    • Afternoon of the 3rd Tuesday.

    New themes each month!

  • toy story movie logo and mario bros movie logo

    Wednesday Jul 10, 2024 at 3:30am
    120 minutes

    Come watch a family-friendly movie in English on our projector. Bring a friend, some snacks, a sleeping bag or a lawn chair! Costumes are always welcome! 

    *Note: provided seating is on straight chairs or on floor cushions. 

    Come to the library some time in June to vote for which movie we'll be showing that day : Toy Story 4 or Super Mario Bros: the movie!

  • Wednesday Jul 10, 2024 at 10:30am
    45 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, June 10, 2024 - 10:00am

    Make your dreams come true with your own hands. We will be listening to stories and making a craft

  • TD Summer Reading Club banner

    Wednesday Jul 10, 2024 at 10:30am
    45 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, June 10, 2024 - 10:00am

    Stories, songs, puppets and crafts for children ages 0-4, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. 

    Using one library card, please register one spot for each child in attendance. To get a Library card, register online here: https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/getacard

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    Contes, chansons, marionnettes et bricolages pour les enfants de 0 à 4 ans, accompagnés d'un parent ou d'un gardien. 

    En utilisant une seule carte de bibliothèque, veuillez inscrire une place pour chaque enfant présent. Si vous n'avez pas de carte de bibliothèque, vous pourrez en obtenir une ici: https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/fr/getacard