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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.

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    Tuesday Aug 06, 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. 

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    Tuesday Aug 06, 2024 at 2:00pm
    45 minutes

    Join Luc Leduc, The Duke of Magic for an action packed, 45- minute bilingual magic show with a lot of audience participation. Family program for ages 4+. | Rejoignez Luc Leduc, Leduc de la magie, pour un spectacle de magie bilingue de 45 minutes, plein d'action et avec beaucoup de participation du public. Programme familial pour les 4+ ans. 

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    Tuesday Aug 06, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    For this program, Parrot Partners will bring at least 3 parrots, from different areas of the world, ranging in size from very small and ‘spunky’ to massive and ‘mellow.’  We introduce each parrot, one at a time, and share interesting and entertaining facts and stories about their natures and lives in the wild and in our homes.   Participants will be offered the opportunity to give our parrots a treat or drink from a safety cup or feeding skewer, as well as pose for photos with the parrots. Family program for ages 4+. 

  • Tuesday Aug 06, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Come meet the creatures who walk among us. We will be getting creative!  Design an alien creation all your own.
    Registration is recommended. 
    Ages 4-6.
     

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    Wednesday Aug 07, 2024 at 10:30am
    90 minutes

    Code Sphero robots to complete different Olympic challenges (100cm race, obstacle course, figure skating routine) and learn the essentials of coding! Presented by Carleton University’s Virtual Ventures STEM Outreach program. Ages 6-10.

  • Wednesday Aug 07, 2024 at 10:30am
    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...  We will be looking at the  life of our pioneering ancestors with a craft.  For ages 7-12.  Please register on-line.

  • Wednesday Aug 07, 2024 at 10:30am
    30 minutes

    This Family Storytime will take us into Canada's past with select historical objects from the Canadian Museum of History’s signature exhibition and the Canadian History Hall. Drop-in event starts at 10:30 am (30 minutes). 

  • Wednesday Aug 07, 2024 at 1:30pm
    120 minutes

    Create an outer space themed button or use one of our designs and we will turn it into a wearable button!

    Drop in!  All ages

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    Wednesday Aug 07, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    If an elephant and a salmon became one animal, what would this creature look like? Inspired by the playful sculptures and drawings of Russell Yuristy, come play with some clay and sculpt your own imaginary critter. Ages 7-12. | Si on fusionnait un éléphant et un saumon, de quoi aurait l’air ce nouvel animal? Inspirés par les sculptures et dessins ludiques de Russell Yuristy, nous jouerons avec de l’argile pour sculpter nos propres créatures imaginaires. Pour les 7 à 12 ans. 

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    Wednesday Aug 07, 2024 at 2:30pm
    90 minutes

    Design with Sphero Indi, the colour-sensing robot car! Kids will design mazes and guide Indi using colour tiles while learning coding basics and problem solving! Presented by Carleton University’s Virtual Ventures STEM Outreach program. Ages 6-10.