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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.

  • Monday Mar 04, 2024 at 5:30pm
    90 minutes

    From a dot to a Pointillism.

    Come and join us for an evening of creating a Masterpiece using a simple dot. You do not have to be a Georges Seurat to produce a masterpiece.

    No experience required.

    All materials provided.

  • Mondays, Mar 11, 2024 - Mar 15, 2024
    10:00am
    240 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    What you can find at Richmond branch during the March Break:

    Monday, the 11th- Self directed Lego and games @ 2pm-4pm.

    Tuesday, the 12th- Morning: stay and play @10:30am-11:30am.  Afternoon: Swordplay event (see website for info.).

    Wednesday, the 13th- Self directed rocket making @4pm-6pm.

    Thursday, the 14th- Morning: stay and play@10:30am-11:30am.  Afternoon: plasticine event (see website for info).  

    Friday, the 15th- Self directed Lego and games @2pm-4pm

    See you then!  

                  

  • Mondays, Mar 11, 2024 - Mar 15, 2024
    2:00pm
    120 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Enjoy the variety of games and activities we provide.   
     

    Monday, March 11th 

    and 

    Friday, March 15th 

    2pm - 4pm 

  • Tuesdays, Mar 12, 2024 - Mar 14, 2024
    10:30am
    60 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Toys will be out to explore and enjoy at your leisure to engage with your little one(s) and the community.  
     

    Tuesday, March 12th and Thursday, March 14th. 
    @ 10:30am 

  • Children walking into a book.

    Tuesday Mar 12, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Join Craig Shackleton, head instructor at Ottawa Swordplay, for a show and tell session all about medieval armour and weapons. Learn about the history of knights and nobles, how they trained to fight and the kinds of weapons and armor they used - and even try some on! Ages 7-12.

  • Wednesday Mar 13, 2024 at 4:00pm
    120 minutes

    DIY your own rocket from disposable cups and elastics. 
     

  • Thursday Mar 14, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Join us at the Richmond branch of the OPL as we create an original story with plasticine.  

  • Monday Mar 18, 2024 at 5:30pm
    90 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Are you ready to embrace Spring?

    Come and learn with us how to make a beautiful bouquet of Spring Lilies as a home decor or as a gift for a friend.

    No experience required.

    All materials provided.

  • father mother children reading

    Tuesdays, Mar 19, 2024 - Jun 04, 2024
    10:30am
    90 minutes

    12 sessions remaining

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

    Feel free to "Stay and Play" with self-directed toys and activities after storytime.

    Drop-in Program

  • Thursdays, Mar 21, 2024 - Jun 06, 2024
    10:30am
    60 minutes

    12 sessions remaining

    Storytime- Each week will feature a different topic to learn about and have fun with!  We will explore these topics through stories, songs, games, music, activities and in other fun ways.  We end the gathering with a good-bye song, stickers and bubbles!  But the fun doesn't stop there- after Storytime we have our Stay and Play- children and their grown ups can stay and enjoy the selection of toys we provide while engaging together.   

    See you Thursdays @ 10:30am.