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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.

  • Children walking into a book.

    Thursday Mar 14, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, February 26, 2024 - 10:00am

    The YOU-nique program is all about empowering what makes you – and the animals around you - unique. Discover each animal's unique adaptation, how it makes them all special and how all the animals also benefit from each other's unique characteristics to overcome and problem-solve together. Family program for ages 4+.

    Le programme YOU-nique, c’est la chance de faire briller ce qui te rend – tout comme les animaux qui t’entourent – unique. Découvre comment s’adapte chacun des animaux, ce qui les rend spéciaux et comment leurs caractéristiques propres leur permettent de s’entraider pour surmonter et régler leurs problèmes. Programme familial pour les 4 ans + 

  • Children walking into a book.

    Thursday Mar 14, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, February 26, 2024 - 10:00am

    Join Craig Shackleton, head instructor at Ottawa Swordplay, for a show and tell session all about medieval armour and weapons. Learn about the history of knights and nobles, how they trained to fight and the kinds of weapons and armor they used - and even try some on! Ages 7-12.

  • Children walking into a book.

    Thursday Mar 14, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Vroum vroum, c’est un départ! Inscription requise. Pour les 4 à 7 ans. /  We’re on the move. VROOM, VROOM. Registration required. For ages 4-7. 

    Inscrivez-vous afin de réserver votre place. Nous accueillerons ceux sans réservation le jour de l'événement tout dépendant de nos capacités. / Register to reserve your place. We will welcome drop-ins on the day of the event depending on capacity.  

  • Children walking into a book.

    Thursday Mar 14, 2024 at 10:30am
    45 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, February 26, 2024 - 10:00am

    Join Luc Leduc, The Duke of Magic for an action packed, 45- minute bilingual magic show with a lot of audience participation. Family program for ages 4+.

    Rejoignez Luc Leduc, Leduc de la magie, pour un spectacle de magie bilingue de 45 minutes, plein d'action et avec beaucoup de participation du public. Programme familial pour les 4+ ans.

  • March Break

    Thursday Mar 14, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, February 26, 2024 - 10:00am

    Tell me a tale; it doesn’t have to be true. Registration required. Ages 7-9.

  • Children walking into a book.

    Thursday Mar 14, 2024 at 11:00am
    45 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, February 26, 2024 - 10:00am

    In this highly energetic and interactive 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+.

    Please register once per family.

  • Zoo Crew

    Thursday Mar 14, 2024 at 11:00am
    60 minutes

    Explore the lives of the Furred, the feathered, and the finned! We will explore animals through stories, activities and a craft. Ages 4-9

    Explorez les vies de nos amis à plumes, poils et nageoires! Nous allons explorer les animaux avec des histoires, des activités et un bricolage. Pour les 4 à 9 ans

  • Cartoon kids running to open door

    Thursday Mar 14, 2024 at 11:00am
    60 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, February 26, 2024 - 10:00am

    We'll have lots of fun and laughter as we create silly and fantastical adventures together. Ages 6-9. Registration Required.

  • Thursday Mar 14, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, February 26, 2024 - 10:00am

    Test Your Limits. Ages 7-12. 60 min. Registration required.

  • March Break  / Congé de mars

    Thursday Mar 14, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, February 26, 2024 - 10:00am

    Test your limits. [Registration required.] Ages 7-9.

    We will be building, and racing, balloon cars out of recycled material.

    Teste tes limites. [Inscription requise.] Pour les 7 à 9 ans.

    Nous allons fabriquer des voitures avec du matériel recyclé.