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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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    Tuesday Jul 30, 2024 at 6:00pm
    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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    Wednesday Jul 31, 2024 at 10:30am
    45 minutes

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

    Using one library card, please only register for the children that are attending. 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 ne vous inscrire que pour les enfants présents. Pour obtenir une carte de bibliothèque, inscrivez-vous en ligne ici : https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/fr/obtenir-carte-de-biblioth%C3%A8que

  • Wednesday Jul 31, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Boldly go where no one has gone before.  In this session we will be learning all about astrounauts and how they live on the space stations with a craft.  For ages 8-12.  Please register on-line.

  • Wednesday Jul 31, 2024 at 11:00am
    60 minutes

    Create and build with Lego®!

    Drop-in program. Ages 4+

  • Wednesday Jul 31, 2024 at 1:30pm
    120 minutes

    Come craft at the library. We have all the supplies you need to satisfy your creativity!

    Drop-in program.  All ages

  • Alien reading a map beside their spaceship.

    Wednesday Jul 31, 2024 at 2:00pm
    45 minutes

    Climb on board my rocket ship. 

    Join us as we zoom, zoom to the moon!

    Drop-in program. Ages 4-6.

  • Cute alien reading a map

    Wednesday Jul 31, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    What would life look like on other worlds? Drop-in program. Ages 10+. We will be exploring a new world in a life-size game of interstellar Cryptid

    À quoi ressemblerait la vie sur une autre planète? Programme portes ouvertes. Pour les 10 ans et plus. Nous allons explorez une planète étrange dans un jeu géant de Cryptid interstellaire.

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    Wednesday Jul 31, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    An opportunity to learn how we track climate change through the eyes of Earth observation satellites; explore and learn to interpret real satellite imagery around the globe! Presented by the Canadian Aviation and Space Museum. Ages 8-12.

  • Wednesday Jul 31, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Monsters and Aliens - what would life look like on other worlds? Design your own alien. Registration required. Ages 10-12. 

  • Wednesday Jul 31, 2024 at 4:00pm
    60 minutes

    What would life look like on other worlds? 

    What do you think an alien would look like, be made out of, or even act like?

    Design and Create your own alien.

    Registration required 

    Ages 7-12