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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.

  • Saturday Jul 06, 2024 at 2:00pm
    120 minutes

    Create and build with Lego® with us every Saturday this summer! Drop-in program. Ages 4-12.

    Architectes en herbe, à vos Lego® tous les samedis cette été! Programme portes ouvertes. Pour les 4 à 12 ans.

  • smiling woman playing with virtual reality headset and hand-controllers

    Monday Jul 08, 2024 at 3:00pm
    90 minutes

    Drop by to play some of the many games on our Oculus Rift system! Explore mountains or deep seas, ride roller coasters, soar as an eagle, challenge your agility with Beat Saber or Fruit Ninja, defend your castle as an archer or your spaceship with a laser, and many more! 

    All games are single-player with English dialogue/text.

    How it works: drop in during the session and write your name on the sign-up sheet to reserve a 10-minute time-slot (no sign-ups ahead of time)

    Safety tip: to prevent falls, wear closed flat shoes, not flip-flops or high heels

    Ages: 10 to Adult (headset may be too large to fit smaller players)

  • Tuesday Jul 09, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    What can the stars predict? Step into the enchanting world of astrology with our summer reading program tailored for kids aged 10 to 12+. Discover the magic of astrology as we delve into the zodiac signs and explore the art of divination, unlocking ancient mysteries and empowering young minds to interpret the unseen. Join us for an illuminating journey through the cosmos and beyond!

  • Two astronauts are in space, while an alien lifts weights shaped like books.

    Tuesday Jul 09, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Embark on a space adventure. Drop-in program. Ages 7-9. We will be playing a life-size game. Can you figure out who the saboteur is before a spaceship accident takes you out?

    Pars à la découverte de l’espace. Programme portes ouvertes. Pour les 7 à 9 ans. Nous allons jouer à un jeu géant. Pouvez-vous savoir qui est le saboteur avant qu’un accident de vaisseau spatial ne vous élimine?

  • Tuesdays, Jul 09, 2024 - Aug 13, 2024
    5:30pm
    150 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Bring your friends & family in for exciting card & board games! We have many to choose from including Carcassonne, Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, King of Tokyo, Dutch Blitz, Bananagrams, Scrabble, Monopoly, Checkers, Chess, & more! You are also welcome to bring your own games. 

    Second Tuesday evening of each month

    Drop-in

  • Tuesdays, Jul 09, 2024 - Aug 27, 2024
    6:30pm
    120 minutes

    7 sessions remaining

    For ages 13-17.  Interested in playing D&D?  Then join us for a D&D adventure.  Dungeons and Dragons is a fantasy role playing game in which your characters explore the world, solve puzzles and fight monsters.  Spaces limited.

  • Wednesdays, Jul 10, 2024 - Jul 10, 2024
    1:30pm
    60 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Keep your eyes on the skies. We have a spaceship-themed escape room to challenge your puzzle-solving skills! For 8 to 12 years old. 

    Lève les yeux au ciel. Nous avons une salle d’évasion avec une thématique de vaisseau spatial pour mettre vos compétences de résolution de problème à l’épreuve ! Pour les 8 à 12 ans. 

  • Friday Jul 12, 2024 at 2:00pm
    120 minutes

    Get ready for a storytelling adventure that will test the limits of your imagination. We are playing Dungeons & Dragons. Ages 13-18. Registration required. Space is limited to 6 participants.

    Please note that we will be running the same adventure multiple times this summer.  Please only register for one of the available sessions.

    If this program listing is full, check out one of our other program dates below:

    Session 2: Friday July 26th from 2-4 pm

    Session 3: Friday August 9th from 2-4 pm

    This program will be presented virtually over Zoom. 

  • Saturdays, Jul 13, 2024 - Aug 10, 2024
    11:00am
    180 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Interested in miniature gaming with toy soldiers? Join in to play science fiction, high fantasy and historical games. Presented by the Ottawa Miniatures Gamers.

    Drop-in program for ages 12 and up.

    All materials will be supplied.

  • Saturday Jul 13, 2024 at 2:00pm
    120 minutes

    Create and build with Lego® with us every Saturday this summer! Drop-in program. Ages 4-12.

    Architectes en herbe, à vos Lego® tous les samedis cette été! Programme portes ouvertes. Pour les 4 à 12 ans.