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  • Saturday Sep 23, 2023 at 2:00pm
    45 minutes

    Celebrate Science Literacy Week at the Library! Join us for stories, a Cubetto activity and a craft. Ages 5-8.

  • children coding  / des enfants qui codent

    Saturday Sep 23, 2023 at 3:00pm
    60 minutes

    Come celebrate Science Literacy Week with stories, activities, and a craft! Ages 4-8.

    Venez célébrer la Semaine de la culture scientifique avec des contes, des activités et un bricolage! Pour les enfants de 4 à 8 ans.

  • Spark: A STEM Storytime

    Tuesdays, Sep 26, 2023 - Oct 24, 2023
    60 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    A fun program of discovery for preschoolers and their adult co-learner.

    Explore elements of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) through hands-on inquiry-based activities and story. For ages 3-4. 

  • Galaxy and head shot Dave Chisholm

    Tuesday Oct 03, 2023 at 6:30pm
    75 minutes

    On 3 Oct, at 6:30PM, join us at Rockcliffe Park Branch to explore our night skies with Astronomer Dave Chisholm, President of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada - Ottawa Centre.  Dave will talk about the best ways from Earth to identify the planets and moons in our solar system, meteors and meteorites, the International Space Station and the constellations.  He will show us different tools and techniques that astronomers use to track the objects in outer space.

    This is a drop-in, adult, English event, and kids are also welcome!

  • Dickinson Discovery Club, Let's Talk Science

    Thursday Oct 05, 2023 at 6:00pm
    60 minutes

    Tinkering, Coding, Creating, Experimenting and Designing.

    Come get excited about STEM with us.

    For thinkers ages 6-8 years and their adult co-learner.

    A program in partnership with the University of Ottawa's Let's Talk Science Program.

  • Barrhaven Builder's Club

    Fridays, Oct 13, 2023 - Dec 08, 2023
    90 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Get creative with our Gears, Gears, Gears, Magformers, Keva Planks, Lego, Meccano, K'nex, VEX Robotics and more.

    Drop-in between 3:30 and 5:00pm to build, construct, engineer and design with us.

    Open to ages 5+

  • girl surrounded by science equipment

    Saturday Oct 14, 2023 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Learn to investigate the basic structures and build a famous landmark or a creation of your own. Age 5 to 10

    Drop-in Program.

    Apprenez à étudier les structures de base et à construire un monument célèbre ou une création de votre choix. Age : De 5 a 10 ans

    Portes Ouvertes.

  • Bedtime Math

    Thursday Oct 19, 2023 at 6:00pm
    45 minutes

    Engage, Encourage and Grow Together with STEM Learning Opportunities.

    An evening family storytime program with math and science themed stories and related hands-on activities.

    For young thinkers ages 3-6 and their adult co-learner.

  • Saturday Oct 21, 2023 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Spend your Saturday investigating the world of S.T.E.A.M. 

    This session we will look at polymers and viscosity, and how we can use these principles to create spooky items for Hallowe'en

    Ages 8-12. Registration required

  • Young child doing science experiment

    Saturday Oct 28, 2023 at 1:00pm
    45 minutes

    Mad Science Presents

    Ready to be thrilled by impressive science experiments? This spectacular show includes foggy dry ice storms and demonstrates how giant beach balls can float in the air. Children will be amazed by sizzling, shivering scissors, special bubbly showers and volunteers can taste a special Mad Science “burp” potion. ​