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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.

  • Saturdays, Feb 24, 2024 - Jun 29, 2024
    30 minutes

    19 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and puppets for children and a parent /caregiver. 

    Drop in.

    30 minutes

  • Saturdays, Feb 24, 2024 - Mar 02, 2024
    30 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. Drop-in.

  • Saturdays, Feb 24, 2024 - Apr 27, 2024
    30 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages with a parent or caregiver. 30 min. Drop-in

  • Saturday Feb 24, 2024 at 10:30am
    45 minutes

    Join us for a program about "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" story and more!

    Stories, rhymes, songs and a craft for children, accompanied by parent or caregiver.

    Family program. Ages 0-6 years. 

  • Saturdays, Feb 24, 2024 - Mar 09, 2024
    90 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    For children 7-12, interested in learning to play chess and finding out more about the game. Teen volunteers will be on hand to help those who are learning!

    Saturdays 1:30-3

  • Saturday Feb 24, 2024 at 2:00pm
    120 minutes

    Do you love board games? Cards? Chess? Any game goes! We will provide an assortment of games, but you're welcome to bring your own board games, too. 

    Drop-in program for families.

  • Sensory Storytime, Mothercraft Ottawa

    Saturdays, Feb 24, 2024 - Jun 15, 2024
    90 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    Our storytime welcomes and respects the needs of children aged 0-6 years living with developmental disabilities and/or Autism, who may face barriers related to sensory experiences, show signs of, or are at risk for a developmental delay.

    A family member must be present for the entirety of the event.

    Offered in partnership with Mothercraft Ottawa.

  • Saturdays, Feb 24, 2024 - Mar 30, 2024
    60 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Create and build with Lego®!  Drop-in Family Program.

  • Couverture de livre avec petit nain à chapeau rouge et portrait de l'autrice souriante

    Saturday Feb 24, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Rejoignez-nous pour écouter Mireille Messier raconter son livre Le bonnet magique -- avec des objets tactiles pour accompagner l’histoire! Cette heure du conte est présentée en format accessible aux enfants avec une cécité ou à basse vision, mais tous sont les bienvenus!

    À la suite de la lecture du conte, plusieurs activités découverte seront offertes, dont :

    • Du bricolage pour les enfants
    • Une station de découverte du Braille
    • Une introduction aux ressources de la bibliothèque accessibles aux usagers avec une cécité ou à basse vision

    Activité portes-ouvertes.

    Présenté en partenariat avec l’AFOPEC (Association Franco-ontarienne des parents et amis d’enfants ayant une cécité ou une basse vision) et grâce au soutien de Patrimoine Canada.


  • Saturday Feb 24, 2024 at 3:00pm
    90 minutes

    On the heels of the Toronto Raptors’ historic NBA Championship and the record-setting number of Canadian draft picks, the Toronto hoop dream is more alive than ever. In this feature-length doc, director Ryan Sidhoo shines the spotlight on 12-year-old Elijah Fisher, 15-year-old Keone Davis and 18-year-old Cordell Veira as they navigate today’s youth basketball machine in pursuit of their own NBA dreams.

    2019, 89 min, English with French subtitles