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    Saturdays, Jul 08, 2023 - Aug 19, 2023
    1:30pm
    90 minutes

    7 sessions remaining

    Create and build with Lego®! Play with fellow Lego® fans and try your hand at some self-directed activities. Ages 6-12. Drop-in program.

    Créez et construisez avec Lego® ! Jouez avec d'autres passionnés de Lego® et mettez-vous à l'œuvre avec des activités autodidactes. Pour les 6-12 ans. Portes ouvertes

  • Petite Maman poster, two young girls hugging next to tree fort, fall colors, a bunch of critic praise text throughout

    Tuesday Jul 11, 2023 at 5:30pm
    150 minutes

    Join us for a free screening of Petite Maman. The film was directed by Céline Sciamma and was released in 2021. The screening will take place in our auditorium, starts at 5:30PM and is free to attend.

    Note: The film is intended for a mature audience. 72 minutes. In French with English subtitles.

  • Summer Reading Club banner with Graham Annable book cover

    Tuesday Jul 11, 2023 at 6:45pm
    60 minutes

    Join Graham Annable, creator of the new horror graphic novel for middle school readers, 'Eerie Tales from the School of Screams', as he talks about his journey through animation and comics and how the genre of horror has always been a favorite part of his career. From storyboarding on the classic Coraline movie to writing the scariest SpongeBob comic Mr. Annable will talk about the special place that frightening stories occupy for all of us. He will also be reading an exclusive preview from his upcoming book! It'll be like Halloween four months early! 

    Ages 8-12

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    Thursday Jul 13, 2023 at 1:30pm
    60 minutes

    Test your limits and find hidden talents. Try new ways of putting pencil to paper and see what artworks you can create. Ages 7-12. Drop-in program.

    Teste tes limites et trouve tes talents cachés. Essayez des nouvelles façons de mettre le crayon sur le papier, et découvrez les œuvres d'art que vous pouvez créer. Pour les 7 à 12 ans. Portes ouverts.

  • Thursday Jul 13, 2023 at 5:30pm
    120 minutes

  • An illustration of a teddy bear, alphabet blocks, and a book against an orange background.

    Mondays, Jul 17, 2023 - Jul 31, 2023
    10:30am
    30 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for babies 0-18 months and a parent or caregiver. Feel free to stay after the program to play and chat. Drop-in program.

    Contes, comptines et chansons pour les bébés de 0 à 18 mois et un parent ou gardien. N’hésitez pas à rester après le programme pour jouer et socialiser. Portes ouvertes.

  • Creatures playing musical instruments and a swimming turtle holding a camera.

    Tuesday Jul 18, 2023 at 11:00am
    60 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, June 12, 2023 - 10:00am

    See the world through new eyes. Young fossil hunters at the ready. 4-6 years old. Registration required 

    Take part in our TD Summer Reading Club adventures.

  • poster for Beasts of the Southern Wild, main character/young girl running in grass with sparklers

    Tuesday Jul 18, 2023 at 5:30pm
    150 minutes

    Join us for a free screening of Beasts of the Southern Wild. The film was directed by Benh Zeitlin and was released in 2012. The screening will take place in our auditorium, starts at 5:30PM and is free to attend.

    Note: The film is intended for a mature audience. 93 minutes. In English with subtitles.

  • A banner with images from the TD Summer Reading Club at the Ottawa Public Library

    Wednesday Jul 19, 2023 at 1:30pm
    105 minutes

    Watch your favorite stories come to life.

    Join us in OPL's Main Branch Auditorium for a family-friendly showing of “Onward”. Drop-in program.

    This film is rated "G” and runs for 103 minutes. In English.

    An image of the movie poster for the film "Onward".

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    Thursdays, Jul 20, 2023 - Jul 27, 2023
    1:30pm
    90 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Registration opens on Monday, June 12, 2023 - 10:00am

    Triumph over adversity. Join a crew of fellow adventurers and see if a roll of the dice can help you solve the mysteries within the moldy library. Ages 8-12. Registration required.