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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.

  • Mondays, Jul 08, 2024 - Aug 26, 2024
    10:30am
    30 minutes

    7 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. No program July 1 and August 5.

  • Rocket Science

    Monday Jul 08, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

     Budding engineers take flight! Come build extraordinary flying machines out of everyday materials. 

    Ages 4-9. 

    Registration Required

  • Monday Jul 08, 2024 at 10:30am
    90 minutes

    Join us for open games of chess every Monday this summer. Whether you're a beginner or more advanced, this is a relaxed environment where everyone is welcome. Bring your own board or borrow one of ours.
    Drop-in program.
    Ages 8-18.

    July 8
    July 15
    July 22
    July 29
    August 5 - Closed
    August 12
    August 19

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

    Mondays, Jul 08, 2024 - Aug 19, 2024
    2:00pm
    90 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Come craft at the library. We have all the supplies you need to satisfy your creativity! Drop-in program. Ages 6-12. 

    Viens bricoler à la biblio. On a tout ce qu’il te faut pour que tu puisses satisfaire l’artiste en toi! Programme portes ouvertes. Pour les 6 à 12 ans.

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    Monday Jul 08, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Who knows where your creations will take you? Ages 7 to 12. Registration.

    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

    Qui sait où tes créations te mèneront? Pour les 7 à 12 ans. Inscription.

    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

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    Monday Jul 08, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    What can the stars predict? Discover the magic of astrology and create our own zodiac bracelet. For ages 10-12.

    Que peuvent prédire les étoiles? Découvre la magie de l’astrologie et crée un bracelet signe astrologique. Pour les 10 à 12 ans.

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    Monday Jul 08, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    What can the stars predict?

    Registration required. Ages 10-12.

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

  • Monday Jul 08, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Propel yourself into uncharted territories. Come explore heredity with alien genetics! For ages 8 -12. Registration required.

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

  • Monday Jul 08, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Come discover the fascinating (and sometimes mysterious) objects in our History Box! The box contains Canadian historical objects from the Canadian Museum of History’s signature exhibition, the Canadian History Hall, that will help you delve into Canada’s past...

    For ages 7-12.

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    Tuesday Jul 09, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Learning to read or reading on your own, come in and meet new people and talk about great new or old books. Listen to a read aloud, share your favourite book or just come and get some fresh ideas on what to read next. All while making a craft or two!

    Ages 4 to 6 (parental attendance is optional but not required). Please register with a library card.