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Six OPL branches open on Tuesday, May 24 from 1 pm to 8 pm:   Beaverbrook, Cumberland, Greenboro, Main, Nepean Centrepointe, and Ruth E. Dickinson. Please note that all our programs are cancelled until May 30 due to the storm. 

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  • Family reading book together
    Join us online for live stories, songs and rhymes, for children of all ages. | Rejoignez-nous en direct pour des histoires, des chansons et des...

    Wednesday May 25, 2022 at 10:30am / until Wed, Jun 08, 2022

  • monkey, monster, books, dragon and unicorn
    Participants will get lost in movement, while interacting, building self-esteem and expressing their creative minds! Limited only by their imaginations, participants will explore various ways...

    Alta Vista

    Monday Jul 4, 2022 at 2:00pm

  • Banner Reading Everyone Can Code
    Interested in learning to code? Join us for a five-week tutorial in Scratch. You will learn the basic skills needed to create your own game...

    Emerald Plaza

    Thursday May 26, 2022 at 3:30pm

  • Night Owls Book Club
    New to independent reading? Join our family book club and discover great reading suggestions to get you started and keep you going. We will share...

    Ruth E. Dickinson

    Thursday May 26, 2022 at 6:00pm / until Thu, Jun 02, 2022

  • seeds in a pot
    Miss Valerie presents 2 programs all about getting your garden started – inside and out! Everyone can choose from a selection of seeds to plant...


    Saturday May 28, 2022 at 10:30am

  • Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. Registration required. Please register each child. / Contes, comptines et chansons...


    Wednesday Jun 1, 2022 at 10:30am

  • A bearded man reads a story to a parent and three children who all sit on a carpet together.
    Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. Drop-in program. Contes, comptines et chansons pour les enfants de tous...


    Wednesday Jun 1, 2022 at 10:30am

  • TD Summer Reading Club
    Register for the TD Summer Reading Club! Magic is in the air! Help us build and decorate a garden home for our local fairies. Inscrivez-vous...


    Saturday Jun 18, 2022 at 2:00pm

  • Register for the TD Summer Reading Club, do some crafting, have a snack, and celebrate the start of summer! / Inscrivez-vous au Club de lecture...


    Saturday Jun 25, 2022 at 10:00am

  • TD Summer Reading Club
    Join us for games, activities, face painting, and a craft to celebrate the launch of the 2022 TD Summer Reading Club! Register for the Club...


    Saturday Jun 25, 2022 at 11:00am / until Sat, Jun 25, 2022