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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.

  • Thursday Jul 18, 2024 at 1:45pm
    60 minutes

    Explore space rocks, goo and other icky stuff. 

    Registration required. Ages 4-6.

    July 18th at 1:30pm

    This program will also be offered at the North Gloucester branch on July 15th.


    Viens découvrir des roches venues d’espace, de la matière gluante et d’autres trucs dégueu. 

    Inscription requise. Pour les 4 à 6 ans.

    Le 18 juillet à 13h30

    Ce programme sera aussi offert à la succursale de Gloucester Nord le 15 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. 

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

    What can the stars predict? We will explore the constellations and recreate their shapes.

    Register online. Ages 9- 12.

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    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.

  • A child draws while two children fish for stars

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

    Who knows where your creation will take you? We will use our imagination to create a night sky/ Qui sait où tes créations te mèneront? Nous allons utiliser notre imagination pour créer le ciel de nuit.

    Ages 7-9/ Pour les 7 à 9 ans.

  • Thursday Jul 18, 2024 at 2:30pm
    45 minutes

    Climb on board my rocket ship! Ages 4-6. Registration required.

    This is the same program being offered at Beaverbrook, Fitzroy Harbor, and Hazeldean. Please register for the program at the branch most convenient for you!

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    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
    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)

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    Thursdays, Jul 18, 2024 - Jul 25, 2024
    60 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Do you enjoy chess, or do you want to learn the game?

    Drop in to play with other youth! Learn the basics and test your wits with a weekly chess challenge.

    Ages: 8 to 18

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    Fridays, Jul 19, 2024 - Aug 09, 2024
    90 minutes

    4 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.