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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.

  • Tuesdays, Jul 23, 2024 - Aug 20, 2024
    10:30am
    30 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for babies and a parent or caregiver. 0-18 months.   ​

    Contes, comptines et chansons pour les bébés et un parent ou gardien. 0 à 18 mois.

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    Tuesdays, Jul 23, 2024 - Aug 20, 2024
    10:30am
    30 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

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

    Drop-in Program

  • Children in space

    Tuesdays, Jul 23, 2024 - Aug 13, 2024
    11:00am
    60 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Join us on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in our children's area to play and chat! There will be self-directed activities and toys for parents/caregivers and young children. Drop-in program. Family program.

    Joignez-nous les mardis et les mercredis au département des enfants pour jouer et socialiser. Il y aura des activités pour les tout-petits et leurs adultes. Programme portes ouvertes. Programme familial.

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    Tuesday Jul 23, 2024 at 11:30am
    40 minutes

    Accueillez quelques-unes des poules du Musée de l'agriculture et de l'alimentation du Canada dans votre bibliothèque!  Écoutez-les caqueter, touchez leurs plumes douces et regardez-les gratter et picorer. Grâce à des activités éducatives amusantes, les élèves explorent les caractéristiques, les besoins et le cycle de vie de ces favoris de la basse-cour. Programme familial pour les 4+ ans. 

  • Parenting in Ottawa

    Tuesdays, Jul 23, 2024 - Dec 17, 2024
    1:30pm
    120 minutes

    22 sessions remaining

    Speak, in person, with a Public Health Nurse to get support around infant feeding and parenting. No appointment is necessary, simply drop in during these hours. Learn ways to help your child eat healthy and be active Make sure your child is on track with their growth and development. In partnership with Ottawa Public Health.

    Related link
    Parenting in Ottawa
    Ottawa Public Health

  • Tuesdays, Jul 23, 2024 - Aug 13, 2024
    2:00pm
    45 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    In this highly energetic and interactive VIRTUAL dance workshop, participants will explore simple, fun, and easy dance moves that everyone can follow in a safe and inclusive environment. Get ready to get lost in the music and GROOVE your heart out! Family program for ages 4+.  Join us online by clicking the button below or register to receive an email reminder with the zoom link!

  • Tuesdays, Jul 23, 2024 - Aug 13, 2024
    2:00pm
    45 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    In this highly energetic and interactive VIRTUAL dance workshop, participants will explore simple, fun, and easy dance moves that everyone can follow in a safe and inclusive environment. Get ready to get lost in the music and GROOVE your heart out!

    Drop-in. Family program for ages 4+. 

    This is a hybrid program.  The presenter is remote and will be on-screen at the Ruth E. Dickinson branch.

  • Lego Party

    Tuesday Jul 23, 2024 at 4:30pm
    150 minutes

    Create and build with Lego®!

    Drop-in program.

    All are welcome. Registration not required. 

  • Summer Reading Club Story time - heure du conte club de lecture d'été

    Wednesdays, Jul 24, 2024 - Aug 14, 2024
    10:00am
    30 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes, and songs for children of all ages and a parent/caregiver. Drop-in program. Family Program.

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    Wednesdays, Jul 24, 2024 - Aug 14, 2024
    10:15am
    30 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. Drop-in. / Contes, comptines et chansons pour les enfants de tous âges et un parent ou gardien. Portes ouvertes.