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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.

  • SRC webcard stargazing children

    Monday Aug 12, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Join us for an action-packed adventure through the discovery zone, where you’ll explore colour chromatography, investigate why trees are important to engineers, and create an elastic-powered car. Every great scientist started out as a curious kid! Presented by Scientists in School. Ages 8-12.

  • A child draws while two children fish for stars

    Monday Aug 12, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    What can the stars predict? Registration required. Ages 10-12.

    We will be creating aurora borealis art and poetry!

    Register to reserve a spot. Drop-ins will be welcome on the day as space allows.

    This program was also offered at the Rideau branch on July 11.

    Que peuvent prédire les étoiles? Inscription requise. Pour les 10 à 12 ans.

    Nous allons créer de l'art poétique inspiré des aurores boréales!

    Inscrivez-vous afin de réserver votre place. Nous accueillerons ceux sans réservation le jour de l'événement tout dépendant de nos capacités.

    Ce programme a été offert à la succursale Rideau le 11 juillet.

  • Munchkin board game; teenage mutant ninja turtles edition

    Monday Aug 12, 2024 at 2:30pm
    120 minutes

    Cowabunga, dudes!  Try out the classic board game Munchkin with a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles twist.  This game combines the dungeon-exploring aspects of Munchkin with the characters and fighting styles of TMNT.  Players can play as the turtles, April, or Casey as they race to be the first one to reach the Level 10 Pizza Parlour, fighting monsters and collecting their loot along the way.

    Ages 13+.  Registration Required.  Spaces limited. 

  • Monday Aug 12, 2024 at 3:00pm
    60 minutes

    Let’s tell a story about outer space. Registration required. Ages 4-6.

    Join us for outer space storytime.  Make up space stories and play space story games!

    Register to reserve a spot. Drop-ins will be welcome on the day as space allows.

    This program will also be offered at the St-Laurent branch on Thursday, August 15

    Racontons une histoire qui se déroule dans le cosmos! Inscription requise. Pour les 4 à 6 ans.

    Rejoignez-nous pour l'heure du conte sur l'espace.  Inventez des histoires sur l'espace et jouez à des jeux sur l'espace !

    Inscrivez-vous afin de réserver votre place. Nous accueillerons ceux sans réservation le jour de l'événement tout dépendant de nos capacités.

    Ce programme sera aussi offert à la succursale St-Laurent le lundi, 15 août.

  • Monday Aug 12, 2024 at 5:30pm
    135 minutes

    Come watch a free screening of Black Panther (2018), for ages 12-18 only! 

    After the death of his father, the king of Wakanda, young T'Challa returns home to the isolated high-tech African nation to succeed to the throne and take his rightful place as king. But when a powerful enemy reappears, T'Challa's mettle as king - and Black Panther - is tested when he's drawn into a formidable conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Faced with treachery and danger, he must release the full power of Black Panther to defeat his foes and secure the safety of his people and their way of life.

    134 minutes. Rated PG-13. 

    Film will be shown in English with English subtitles. For ages 12-18.

    Ce film sera visionné en anglais uniquement.

  • TD Summer Reading Club banner

    Tuesday Aug 13, 2024 at 10:30am
    45 minutes

    The Blob!  

    Nothing can stop it!   Join us to create your own alien monster and the spaceship they rode in on!

    Ages 4-9.  Registration required.

    *Note, this is the same program offered at Fitzroy Harbour, Carp, Beaverbrook and Hazeldean branches.   Please register for the location most convenient.

  • TD Summer Reading Club banner

    Tuesday Aug 13, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Climb on board my rocket ship.

    Registration required. Ages 4-6.

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    Tuesday Aug 13, 2024 at 10:30am
    40 minutes

    Welcome some poultry from the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum into your library visit! Listen to them cluck and coo, touch their soft feathers and watch them scratch and peck. Through fun educational activities, students explore the characteristics, needs and lifecycle of these barnyard favourites. Family program for ages 4+.

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    Tuesday Aug 13, 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.

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    Tuesday Aug 13, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Suite à la lecture d’un conte provenant de la collection de la Bibliothèque publique d’Ottawa, découvrez comment les mots peuvent se transformer en mouvement! Explorez votre imaginaire en bougeant avec les artistes de Tara Luz Danse de façon ludique et créative. Cette activité multisensorielle se terminera avec un coloriage en lien avec l’atelier vécu. Programme familial pour les 4+ ans.