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    Saturdays, Jul 27, 2024 - Aug 10, 2024
    2:00pm
    90 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Play card games, board games video games (PS4, Wii U) and VR at the library. For ages 8-18

    Note: VR which is for ages 13+ only. 

    Viens jouer aux cartes, jeux de société et jeux vidéo (PS4, Wii U) à la bibliothèque. Pour les 8 à 18 ans, 

    NB: Il y aura aussi une station de RV qui sera limitée aux 13 ans et plus.  

  • Monday Jul 29, 2024 at 10:30am
    90 minutes

    Join us for open games of chess every Monday this summer. Whether you're a beginner or more advanced, this is a relaxed environment where everyone is welcome. Bring your own board or borrow one of ours. Drop-in program. Ages 7+. 

    Drop-in program.
    July 8
    July 15
    July 22
    July 29
    August 5 - Closed
    August 12
    August 19

  • Monday Jul 29, 2024 at 2:00pm
    120 minutes

    Repair, personalize, and upgrade your clothes with visible mending techniques! Visible mending is all about transforming a worn, damaged, or plain piece of clothing into something unique, custom, and beautiful. Come learn easy sewing and mending techniques. Bring a piece of clothing you would like to repair- such as jeans, a jacket, t-shirt, pants, etc. We will provide the mending supplies. 

    Réparer, personnalise et transformer vos vêtements avec les techniques de « Réparation visible ! » Réparation visible consiste à transformer un vêtement usé, endommagé ou ordinaire en quelque chose d'unique, de personnalisé et de beau. Venez apprendre les techniques faciles de couture et de réparation. Apportez un vêtement que vous vouliez réparer - par exemple un jean, une veste, un t-shirt, un pantalon, etc. Nous allons vous fournir avec tous les matériaux de réparation.

  • Images of the Unstable Unicorns card game box and cards

    Monday Jul 29, 2024 at 2:30pm
    120 minutes

    Experience the whimsy and chaos of the Unstable Unicorns card game.  Employ your strategy skills to be the first to get 7 unicorns into your stable, all while thwarting your opponents with the power of unicorns and narwhals.  Hold on tight to your baby unicorns!

    Ages 13+  Registration Required.  Spaces limited. 

  • Mondays, Jul 29, 2024 - Aug 26, 2024
    7:45pm
    60 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Come draw, paint or sketch using different art mediums.  You are free to work on your own projects or create a new one.  Note that this is not an art lesson but rather an opportunity to try out different art material while meeting other teens who enjoy art.  Books and videos will be available to provide ideas and inspiration.  You can register for 1, 2 or all 4 sessions  For ages 13-17.

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    Venez dessiner ou peindre en utilisant différents médiums artistiques. Vous êtes libre de travailler sur vos propres projets ou d'en créer un nouveau. Ce n'est pas une leçon d'art, mais plutôt une occasion de tester différents matériels artistiques en rencontrant d'autres adolescents qui apprécient l'art. Des livres et des vidéos seront disponibles pour fournir des idées et de l'inspiration.  Vous pouvez vous inscrire à 1, 2 ou aux 4 sessions.  Pour les 13 à 17 ans.

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

    Join us in creating a fairy or toad house out of air-dry clay.   

    NB. the completed items will not be waterproof and should be kept indoors or under a covered area outdoors.  

    Ages:12-18 yrs 

    Registeration required  

  • Tuesday Jul 30, 2024 at 6:00pm
    90 minutes

    Hungry for good books?  Come to our "restaurant" and sample our best recommendations. Sit at our tables and we’ll serve you trays of books that you can sample. Look at their covers, read the blurbs, look through their first few pages and write down the name of the books that interest you. Enjoy the variety of books, watch book trailers, hear some short book talks, chat with other teens who enjoy reading and check out your favourite books to read this summer! 

    Registration required. Ages 13-17.

  • Wednesday Jul 31, 2024 at 1:00pm
    180 minutes

    For absolutely anyone who wants to learn about makeup! We will go over foundation, eyeshadows, eyeliner, and hopefully false lashes! We will also cover key products like primer, setting spray, and colour correctors. You don’t have to own any makeup to take this course, as you will get some useful tips and suggestions to build up your collection. If you already have makeup, you can pull it out and follow along with the tutorials! 

    This program is taught by cosplayer Jessica Harkonnen.  

    About Jessica Harkonnen 

    Jessica considers herself a “Cosplay Engineer” because she makes things that are big enough that they need, well, engineering, to be possible. Jessica also regularly participates in panels at conventions because she loves to share her skills to help all cosplayers make their dreams into real costumes. Jessica is an ally and wants to make her panels a safe place for everyone to learn. 

    Registration required. Registrants will receive an additional email with the Zoom link ahead of the program. 

  • Wednesday Jul 31, 2024 at 3:00pm
    45 minutes

    For ages 13-17.  The Ruth E. Dickinson branch is closing and you and your friends are still in the library working quietly on your summer school project. Mr.Lemoncello has begun his closing procedures and forgot to check the back area where you and your friends have been working. He sets the alarm and leaves for the day. You and your friends get up to leave and notice the library is locked and the alarm is set. This isn’t the first time this has happened, so Mr. Lemoncello has a “Breakout” procedure for those locked in the library that he left near the entrance. Can you and your friends breakout in time for dinner? Registration required.

  • Thursday Aug 01, 2024 at 2:00pm
    90 minutes

    The documentary series North Star follows the inspiring journey of Laurie Rousseau-Nepton, a resident astronomer at the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope. As principal investigator for the facility’s SIGNALS project, she heads a team of some 60 researchers. Together, they’re attempting to unravel the mysteries of star formation and better understand the role that stars play in the Universe.

    Directed by Patrick Bossé, the series chronicles the remarkable daily life of this Quebec-born Innu scientist.

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    La série documentaire Étoile du Nord suit le parcours inspirant de Laurie Rousseau-Nepton, astronome résidente au prestigieux Télescope Canada-France-Hawaï. À la barre de son projet, SIGNALS, elle dirige une équipe d’une soixantaine de chercheuses et chercheurs. Ensemble, ils tentent de percer le mystère de la formation des étoiles pour mieux comprendre leur influence sur l’Univers.

    Réalisée par Patrick Bossé, la série présente le quotidien hors du commun de la scientifique québécoise d’origine innue.

    2023. 75 min (5 ep x 15 min). 14+. Courtesy of the National film Board. Gracieuseté de l’Office National du Film.