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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.

  • Wednesday Jul 17, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Sorry this event is full

    Climb on board my rocket ship. We will be learning about moon phases and making space crafts!
    Registration required.
    Ages 4-6

    Grimpe à bord de mon vaisseau spatial. Nous allons apprendre les phases de la lune et bricoler  des objets spatiaux !
    Inscription.
    Pour les 4 à 6 ans.

  • Alien reading a map beside their spaceship.

    Thursday Jul 18, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Reach up high. Touch the sky. Registration required. Ages 4-6

    Get moving at a shooting star dance party including Light Sabre Limbo and Musical Asteroids.

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

    This program will also be offered at the Vanier branch on Wednesday, July 10.

    Tends les bras pour toucher les étoiles. 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.

    Bougez lors d'une soirée dansante avec des étoiles filantes, y compris le Light Sabre Limbo et les Astéroïdes musicaux.

    Ce programme sera aussi offert à la succursale Vanier le mercredi 10 juillet.

  • An illustration of a child drawing on paper, while two children play a fishing game nearby.

    Thursday Jul 18, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Come craft at the library. We have all the supplies you need to satisfy your creativity! Ages 6-12. Drop-in program. / Viens bricoler à la biblio. On a tout ce qu’il te faut pour satisfaire l’artiste en toi! Programme portes ouvertes. Pour les 6 à 12 ans. 

  • summer reading club images

    Thursday Jul 18, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    What would life look like on other worlds? Join us for an afternoon of extraterrestrial crafting as we transform Barbie dolls into Aliens. Ages 10-17. Registration required.

  • summer reading club images

    Thursday Jul 18, 2024 at 2:30pm
    90 minutes

    Design with Sphero Indi, the colour-sensing robot car! Kids will design mazes and guide Indi using colour tiles while learning coding basics and problem solving! Presented by Carleton University’s Virtual Ventures STEM Outreach program. Ages 6-10.

  • Thursdays, Jul 18, 2024 - Aug 08, 2024
    3:00pm
    90 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Join us at Rockcliffe Park Branch every Thursday from 11 July to 8 Aug for a special themed SPACE pop-up activity.  This is a self-directed, drop-in program and will run from 3:00PM to 4:30PM.

    11 July - Reaction time & Space repairs - Science 

    • Find out what it is like to fix and repair in outer space and test your reaction time

    18 July - Create Aliens & Space Ships -  Art  

    • Create an alien out of yarn, paper and pipe cleaners and their flying saucer to take them to outer space

    25 July - Outer Space Galaxy Art - Art and Science

    • Using salt and paint, create vivid outer space images as seen through the Hubble, Keppler and James Webb telescopes

    1 Aug - Space Puzzles - Science, Math and Art

    • Test your space knowledge and puzzle solving skills!  Several paper based puzzles will be available for you to solve!  How many can you do?

    8 Aug - Sculpt the Planets with Playdough & Plasticine - Art and Science

    • Using plasticine or playdough, make the planets and learn where they fit our solar system.  Create a unique plasticine sculpture of our Solar System.

    Ages 3+ (with adult supervision)

  • Friday Jul 19, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Who knows where your creation will take you?  In this session we will be looking at the night sky and be using art supplies to create our own night sky. 

    Registration required. Ages 7-9. 

  • SRC webcard stargazing children

    Friday Jul 19, 2024 at 11:00am
    60 minutes

    Sorry this event is 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! Presented by Scientists in School. Ages 8-12.

    Registrants will be contacted before this program to arrange branch pick-up of a materials kit.  One kit per registrant.

  • Fridays, Jul 19, 2024 - Aug 23, 2024
    2:30pm
    120 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Create and build with Lego®!
    Drop-in program.
    Ages 6-12.

    Architectes en herbe, à vos Lego®! 
    Programme portes ouvertes.
    Pour les 6 à 12 ans.

  • Friday Jul 19, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Embark on a space adventure! We will be crafting a solar system mobile and constellations. Registration required. Ages 7- 9 years old.