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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.

  • Tuesdays, Jul 23, 2024 - Aug 20, 2024
    5:00pm
    25 minutes

    10 sessions remaining

    The program aims to help children practice and improve their reading skills! Children will receive individualized reading help and encouragement. Ages 6-12. Registration Required | Ce programme contribue au développement de la lecture chez les jeunes en favorisant l'accompagnement comme moyen privilégié d'apprentissage et le partage. Pour les 6-12 ans. Inscription requise

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    Thursday Jul 25, 2024 at 2:00pm
    45 minutes

    In this highly energetic and interactive dance workshop, participants will explore simple, fun, and easy dance moves that everyone can follow in a safe and inclusive environment. Get ready to get lost in the music and GROOVE your heart out! Family program for ages 4+.

  • Thursday Jul 25, 2024 at 4:15pm
    60 minutes

    Attend the first workshop of our "Ottawa Wildflower Seed Library (OWSL) Presents..." series.
    During this workshop, entitled "Supporting Wildlife and Pollinators with your Garden", we will examine wildlife needs and how to best meet these needs in your personal garden. The importance of native species will be covered, as well as the topic of identifying and removing invasives.

    Date: Thursday, July 25, 2024 from 4:15 pm - 7:15 pm.

    *Clients are encouraged to register for this event as space is limited.

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

    Who knows where your creation will take you? Registration required. Ages 8-12.

    we will be painting a galaxy beyond the window. 

    Qui sait où tes créations te mèneront? Inscription requise. Pour les 8 à 12 ans.

    Nous allons peindre une galaxie au-delà d’une fenêtre. 

  • Thursday Aug 08, 2024 at 10:30am
    40 minutes

    Are all rabbits the same? What do they need? What is a hare and where does it live? Does it have predators? As they explore these questions through games and investigations, kids can enjoy a face-to-face visit with a rabbit, and pet its soft fur through this program with the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum. Family program for ages 4+.

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    Thursday Aug 08, 2024 at 11:30am
    40 minutes

    Les lapins sont-ils tous identiques? De quoi ont-ils besoin? Qu’est-ce qu’un lièvre, où vit-il et quels sont ses prédateurs? Alors qu’ils explorent ces questions par le jeu et l’enquête, les enfants font aussi connaissance avec un lapin et caressent sa douce fourrure avec le Musée de l'agriculture et de l'alimentation du Canada. Programme familial pour les 4+ ans. 

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    Monday Aug 12, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Learn beginner-level ukulele in a fun and engaging way with our resident musician, Amir. Take your first steps with the instrument, learn the chords, and even play your first songs! Instruments provided by the library. Ages 9-12. 

  • Wednesday Aug 14, 2024 at 1:30am
    120 minutes

    Get ready for a storytelling adventure that will test the limits of your imagination! In this one time Dungeons & Dragon's session we will be playing the "Crystal Dragon's Lair". Play as a young dragon defending your territory.

    Ages 13-17

    Registration required, spaces limited

    Maximum number of registrants in currently published draft (excluding waitlist): 6

  • Wednesday Aug 21, 2024 at 6:00pm
    120 minutes

    Participants will explore their current banking and shopping habits, learn how to safely bank and shop online, as well as when and how online banking and shopping can be helpful as an alternative to conventional methods.

  • Friday Aug 23, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Learn beginner-level ukulele in a fun and engaging way with our resident musician, Amir. Take your first steps with the instrument, learn the chords, and even play your first songs! Instruments provided by the library. Ages 13-18.