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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.

  • girl reading; go fish game

    Thursday Aug 22, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Who knows where your creation will take you? Come make space crafts at the library. We have all the supplies you need to satisfy your creativity!
    Drop-in program.
    Ages 4-12.

    Qui sait où tes créations te mènera? Venez bricoler des objets spatiaux à la bibliothèque. On a tout ce qu’il te faut pour que tu puisses satisfaire l’artiste en toi!
    Programme portes ouvertes.
    Pour les 4 à 12 ans.

  • Thursday Aug 22, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Eye spy...a giant purple people eater! We will be searching for the hidden aliens through stories. Registration required. Ages 4-6. 

  • Friday Aug 23, 2024 at 1:30pm
    60 minutes

    Join us for the TD Summer Reading Club 2024 wrap-up with crafts, stories, games, and A PIZZA PARTY! Family program, drop-in.

    Joignez-vous à nous pour la fermeture du Club de lecture d'été TD 2024 avec du bricolage, des histoires, des jeux, et UNE FÊTE DE LA PIZZA ! Programme familial, portes ouvertes.

  • summer reading club images

    Friday Aug 23, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    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. 

  • SRC webcard stargazing children

    Friday Aug 23, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    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! Presented by Scientists in School. Ages 8-12.

  • Friday Aug 23, 2024 at 3:00pm
    120 minutes

    Come watch a FREE screening of fun, family-friendly movies every Friday this summer at the Blackburn Hamlet branch! Popcorn provided. Bring your own water bottle. Costumes are always welcome!  

    Wish (2024) - 95 mins - G

    Asha, a sharp-witted idealist, makes a wish so powerful that it is answered by a cosmic force, a little ball of boundless energy called Star. Together, Asha and Star confront a most formidable foe the ruler of Rosas, King Magnifico to save her community and prove that when the will of one courageous human connects with the magic of the stars, wondrous things can happen. 

    Le film sera visionné en anglais / Movie will be shown in English 

    July 5 – Elemental (2023 – PG) 

    July 12 – The Bad Guys (2022 – G) 

    July 19 – The Little Mermaid (2023 – PG) 

    July 26 – Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022 – PG)  

    August 2 – Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile (2022 – G) 

    August 9 – Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken (2023 – G) 

    August 16 – The Super Mario Bros. Movie (2023 – PG) 

    August 23 – Wish (2024 – G) 

  • TD Summer Reading Club banner

    Friday Aug 23, 2024 at 4:00pm
    60 minutes

    Embark on a space adventure!

    Pars a la decouverte de l'espace!

  • Saturday Aug 24, 2024 at 2:00pm
    120 minutes

    Create and build with Lego® with us every Saturday this summer! Drop-in program. Ages 4-12.

    Architectes en herbe, à vos Lego® tous les samedis cette été! Programme portes ouvertes. Pour les 4 à 12 ans.

  • Monday Aug 26, 2024 at 6:15pm
    60 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, August 5, 2024 - 10:00am

    Join us for a special "drive-in" storytime full of stories, songs and a short movie. Children will make a cardboard box car that they can sit in and then bring home. All supplies are included. 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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    Rejoignez-nous pour une heure du conte spéciale pleine d'histoires, de chansons et d'un court métrage. Les enfants fabriqueront une voiture en carton dans laquelle ils pourront s'asseoir et qu'ils ramèneront à la maison. Toutes les fournitures sont incluses. Pour les 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

  • Mondays, Sep 09, 2024 - Oct 21, 2024
    10:00am
    30 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for toddlers and a parent or caregiver. 19-35 months.