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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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    Thursday Aug 08, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Who knows where your creations will take you? 

    Registration required. Ages 7 to 9. 

    We will be making slime. 

     

    Qui sait où tes créations te mèneront?

    Inscription requise. Pour les 7 à 9 ans. 

    Nous allons fabriquer de la slime (ou glu). 

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    Thursday Aug 08, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Jump start your own intergalactic adventure.

    Registration required. Ages 7-9.

    This is the same program being offered at Hazeldean, Carp, Constance Bay, and Fitzroy Harbour. Please register for the program at the branch most convenient for you!

  • Two children look at a rocket ship through a telescope.

    Thursday Aug 08, 2024 at 2:30pm
    90 minutes

    Who knows where your creation will take you? Registration required. Ages 7-9.

    Register to reserve a spot. Drop-ins will be welcome on the day as space allows.

    This program will also be offered at the Rideau branch on Thursday, August 22.

    Qui sait où tes créations te mèneront? Inscription requise. Pour les 7 à 9 ans.

    Inscrivez-vous afin de réserver votre place. Nous accueillerons ceux sans réservation le jour de l'événement tout dépendant de nos capacités.

    Ce programme sera aussi offert à la succursale Rideau le jeudi 22 août.

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    Friday Aug 09, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Come join award-winning author & illustrator Rob Justus for a goofy character draw-along. Rob will highlight some of his work, but more importantly give a quick tutorial on some of the basics of drawing and creating fun-loving characters. These workshops are for any level of budding artists. Registration Required. Ages 8-12. 

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    Friday Aug 09, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Donne vie à tes rêves de tes propres mains. Nous commencerons en dessinant et en créant des étoiles pour faire des vœux, puis nous apprendrons quelles constellations les étoiles peuvent former. Ensuite, tu feras un vœu sous une étoile filante. Inscription requise. Pour les 4 à 6 ans. Inscrivez-vous afin de réserver votre place. Nous accueillerons ceux sans réservation le jour de l'événement tout dépendant de nos capacités.

    Ce programme a également été offert le 7 août à la succursale St- Laurent.   

    Make your dreams come true with your own hands. We will start by drawing and creating stars upon whitch to wish and we will learn what patterns can stars make. Then, will you make a wish upon a shooting star. Registration required. Ages 4-6. Register to reserve a spot. Drop-ins will be welcome on the day as space allows.

    This program was also offered on August 7 at the St- Laurent branch. 

  • SRC webcard stargazing children

    Friday Aug 09, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Discover the surprising science hiding in a bag of Skittles. Explore solubility, buoyancy, reactivity and investigate the odds of finding your favourite colour. How sweet it is! Come join us for this hybrid program (in-person with presenter online) with our partner, Scientists in School. Ages 8-12.

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    Friday Aug 09, 2024 at 3:00pm
    60 minutes

    Grab your gravity 'jetpack' and catch that star! Children will build a 'jetpack' using  craft material 

    Enfile ton 'jetpack' et attrape cette etoile! Les enfants construiront un 'jetpack' à l'aide de matériel artisanal.

  • Spaceship, hearts, and dice in pink and blue on black background.

    Saturday Aug 10, 2024 at 1:30pm
    180 minutes

    Get ready for a storytelling adventure that will test the limits of your imagination. We are playing Lasers & Feelings, a beginner-friendly science-fiction roleplaying game. Get ready to stretch your imagination muscles with a bit of storytelling, puzzles, aliens, and dice!
    Registration required (space is limited to 6 participants). Ages 10-14.

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    You are the crew of the interstellar scout ship Raptor. Your mission is to explore uncharted regions of space. Your ship captain, having suffered an attack by the strange psychic entity known as Something Else, is recovering in a medical pod. You must fend for yourselves (and keep the ship safe) while he recovers!

  • children looking through telescope

    Monday Aug 12, 2024 at 10:00am
    60 minutes

    Boldly go where no one has gone before. Registration required. Ages 7-12.

    L'incommu t'attend Inscription requise. Pour les 7 à 12 ans.

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    Monday Aug 12, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    For this program, Parrot Partners will bring at least 3 parrots, from different areas of the world, ranging in size from very small and ‘spunky’ to massive and ‘mellow.’  We introduce each parrot, one at a time, and share interesting and entertaining facts and stories about their natures and lives in the wild and in our homes.   Participants will be offered the opportunity to give our parrots a treat or drink from a safety cup or feeding skewer, as well as pose for photos with the parrots. Family program for ages 4+.