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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.

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    Friday Aug 02, 2024 at 4:00pm
    60 minutes

    Climb on board my rocket ship! [Registration required] Ages 4-12

    Join us for an hour-long space themed craft session! We will be building rocket ships and exploring the cosmos by creating galaxies and planets. 

    Grimpe à bord de mon vaisseau spatial!  [Inscription requise] Pour les 4 à 12 ans 

    Rejoignez-nous pour une séance de bricolage d'une heure sur le thème de l'espace! Nous construirons des fuscrées spatiales et explorerons le cosmos en créant des galaxies et des planètes.

  • Children playing in space

    Tuesdays, Aug 06, 2024 - Aug 20, 2024
    10:30am
    30 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Reach up high. Touch the sky [Registration required]. Ages 2 to 6

    Join us for a cosmic adventure where we'll sing and dance to the music of the stars! Using scarves, rhythm sticks, shakers, and a parachute, we'll make the universe come alive with fun and movement.

    Tends les bras pour toucher les étoiles [Inscription requise]. Pour les 2 à 6 ans

    Rejoignez-nous pour une aventure cosmique où nous chanterons et danserons au rythme de la musique des étoiles! Avec des foulards, des shakers, des bâtonnets rythmiques et un parachute, nous donnerons vie à l'univers avec plaisir et mouvement.

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    Tuesday Aug 06, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Let's tell a story about outer space! Join us for space stories and crafts. 

    Ages 4-8.  Registration Required.

    * Note this is the same program offered at Carp, Hazeldean and Beaverbrook branches.  Please register for the program at the most convenient location.

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    Tuesday Aug 06, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Reach up high. Touch the sky.

    Registration required. Ages 4-6.

  • Tuesday Aug 06, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Who knows where your creation will take you?

    We will be participating in a drama program. Get ready to be a star and participate in various drama activities and act out a space themed play. 

    Grade 1-3 reading level recommended. Registration required. Ages 7-9

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    Tuesday Aug 06, 2024 at 10:30am
    40 minutes

    Welcome some poultry from the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum into your library visit! Listen to them cluck and coo, touch their soft feathers and watch them scratch and peck. Through fun educational activities, students explore the characteristics, needs and lifecycle of these barnyard favourites. Family program for ages 4+.

  • An alien reading a map

    Tuesday Aug 06, 2024 at 10:30am
    45 minutes

    Come meet the creatures who walk among us. There will be stories, songs and parachute fun. We will look at real animals that resemble aliens, make a space aliens craft, and navigate a huge bouncy planet obstacle course. Ages 4-6. Registration Required.

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    Tuesday Aug 06, 2024 at 10:30am
    90 minutes

    A 90-minute collaborative story building adventure for groups of children aged 6-12. 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

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    Tuesdays, Aug 06, 2024 - Aug 13, 2024
    10:30am
    60 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Eye spy...a giant purple people eater! 

    Join us for a 2-week program and make your own alien paper mâché nightlight!

    Week 1 we will make our fantastic creation and week 2 we will decorate it!

    Registration required for both dates.  Ages 5-12

    Week 1 – Tuesday, August 6, 10:30 – 11:30 am

    Week 2 – Tuesday, August 13, 10:30 – 11:30 am

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

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    Tuesday Aug 06, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Join us for a special program with Lola, from Ottawa Therapy Dogs.  We will have dog-themed books, followed by some time with our four legged friend.  For ages 6-12.

    Registration required.