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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 02, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Embark on a space adventure. Registration required. Ages 7-12.

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    Tuesday Jul 02, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Tween Steam.   

    Propel yourself into uncharted territories. Come explore heredity with alien genetics.

    Ages 8-12.  Registration required.

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

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    Tuesday Jul 02, 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+.

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    Tuesday Jul 02, 2024 at 11:30am
    40 minutes

    Accueillez quelques-unes des poules du Musée de l'agriculture et de l'alimentation du Canada dans votre bibliothèque!  Écoutez-les caqueter, touchez leurs plumes douces et regardez-les gratter et picorer. Grâce à des activités éducatives amusantes, les élèves explorent les caractéristiques, les besoins et le cycle de vie de ces favoris de la basse-cour. Programme familial pour les 4+ ans.    

  • Tuesdays, Jul 02, 2024 - Jul 23, 2024
    11:30am
    60 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Are you looking for a job? Applying for volunteer positions? Come learn all the necessary skills to do so at the St-Laurent Branch of the Ottawa Public Library, with a program offered in conjunction with BGC Ottawa.

    For ages 15-24. Please register for the program. Note that this is a program series, so please show up to each date below. There will be another series offered in August.

    Tuesday, July 2, 2024, 11:30-12:30: How to create a resumé.

    Tuesday, July 9, 2024, 11:30-12:30: Workshop on soft skills and first impressions.

    Tuesday, July 16, 2024, 11:30-12:30: How to search and apply for jobs.

    Tuesday, July 23, 2024, 11:30-12:30: Ready, Set, Interview time! Practice interview skills.

    For more information, please contact Jinny Caron, Provincial Youth Outreach Worker, 613-897-7306, jcaron@bgcottawa.org.

  • Tuesday Jul 02, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Climb on board my rocket ship. Help code the best flight path with Cubetto! You can make fun space crafts too!

    Registration required.  Ages 5 and up.

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

  • an alien reading a map / un extraterrestre qui lit une carte

    Tuesday Jul 02, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

     Nothing can stop it!  Ages 7-9. Registration required. 

     Activities will include making googly-eyed creatures out of yarn.

    Rien ne peut l’arrêter! Pour les 7 à 9 ans. Inscription requise.

    Nous allons fabriquer des monstres en laine.

  • Tuesday Jul 02, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Embark on a space adventure. We will be making moon Playdough together from scratch! 
    Registration is recommended. 
    Ages 4-6.

    Pars à la découverte de l’espace. Nous allons créer de la Patte à modeler Lunaire!
    L'inscription est recommandée.
    Pour les 4 à 6 ans.
     

  • Wednesday Jul 03, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Nothing can stop it!

    Join us to create your own alien monster and the spaceship they rode in on! Registration Required. For ages 4-9.

    This is the same program being offered at Beaverbrook and Hazeldean Branches for ages 7-9; and at Constance Bay and Fitzroy Harbour Branches for ages 4-9. 

    Please register for the program at the branch most convenient for you!

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    Wednesday Jul 03, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    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+.