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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.

  • Cute alien reading a map

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

    Grab your gravity boots and catch that star! Drop-in program. Ages 7-9. We will be setting out on an interstellar adventure where YOU decide what happens next. Will your ship make it to your new home?

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

    Come meet the creatures who walk among us. Registration required. Ages 4-6.

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

    This program will also be offered at the St-Laurent branch on Thursday, July 11.

    Viens rencontrer les créatures qui vivent parmi nous. 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 sera aussi offert à la succursale St-Laurent le jeudi 11 juillet.

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

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Come meet the creatures who walk among us. Registration required. Ages 4-6. 

    Some life forms on earth seem extraterrestrial - can we recognize what the life form is? Can we recognize what is real and what is make believe? Join us, have fun and learn about strange creatures. 

  • Tuesday Jul 30, 2024 at 3:00pm
    30 minutes

    Budding engineers take flight. Registration required. We will be doing a science experiment with different materials.

    Registration is recommended.

    Ages 7-9.

    Ingénieures et ingénieurs en herbe : prenez votre envol. Nous allons faire une experience scientifique avec des matériels différents.

    L'inscription est recommandée.

    Pour les 7 à 9 ans.

  • summer reading club images

    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

  • TD Summer Reading Club banner

    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.