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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.

  • Friday Jul 05, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Let's get creative with recycled music cds. Learn how to weave colorful designs and how to scratch unique artwork all while sippling mocktails. All materials will be provided, including the mocktails! Registration required. Ages 10-17

  • Splashes of paint in various colours in front of craft supplies. "Teen crafternoon" title in white.

    Mondays, Jul 08, 2024 - Aug 19, 2024
    2:00pm
    120 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Come craft and experiment with various art techniques at the library!* Share ideas and expertise with other participants. Or simply bond and make friends over common hobbies. For teens of all levels of artistic ability. Drop-in program.

    *Extra supplies available on hand for: drawing/colouring, origami, scrapbooking/collage, sewing, knitting, embroidery, bracelet and jewelry making, etc.

    Venez bricoler et expérimenter avec diverses techniques artistiques à la bibliothèque!* Échangez idées et conseils avec autres participants. Ou amusez-vous tout simplement avec des amis qui partage les mêmes passe-temps. Pour ados de tous niveaux d'habilité artisitique. Activité portes-ouvertes.

    *Matériel disponibles pour : dessin/coloriage, origami, scrapbooking/collage, couture, tricot, broderie, création de bracelets et bijoux, etc.

  • colourful kumihimo cords in various patterns

    Wednesday Jul 10, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Learn the basics of how to weave a friendship bracelet or decorative cord using the simple kumihimo technique! Coloured thread or yarn and a circle of cardboard are all you need to make a wide variety of patterns.

    Use the materials provided, or feel free to bring your own thread!

    Ages: 12 to 18

  • Mondays, Jul 15, 2024 - Jul 19, 2024
    2:00pm
    120 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Learn the basics of using a sewing machine and make a book tote! The club consists of four sessions over a one-week period. Must be able to commit to all four sessions. All supplies will be provided.

    For 13-17 years old (limited registration).

  • Mondays, Jul 15, 2024 - Aug 26, 2024
    7:45pm
    60 minutes

    4 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.

  • children imagination

    Wednesday Jul 17, 2024 at 12:00pm
    120 minutes

    Our Knit & Knatter Club ladies will be available to teach anyone how to knit or crochet.

    We will provide yarn, needles, and crochet hooks – or bring your own!

    For ages 6 -17. Registration is required.

  • Monday Jul 22, 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 8-18.

    July 8
    July 15
    July 22
    July 29
    August 5 - Closed
    August 12
    August 19

  • Three illustrated children and a robot read or listen to books in different formats.

    Tuesday Jul 23, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Take a step into the unknown...what will you discover? Drop-in program. Ages 10+ (teens welcome!). We will be making blackout poetry and fanzines! Come give old book pages new life by using them as canvases to illustrate your own poems or short stories. Alternatively, remix characters and worlds you already know and love into new stories, using drawing and collage techniques to make your own fan comicbook or fanfic booklet. End the activity by making photocopies of your work to swap with other participants or share with friends (up to 5 free photocopies per participant).

    Pars à la découverte de l’inconnu… Quelles découvertes t’attendent? Programme portes ouvertes. Pour les 10 ans et plus (ados inclus!). Nous allons créer de la poésie par soustraction (blackout poetry) et des fanzines! Venez donner nouvelle vie à des pages de vieux livres en les transformant en toile pour vos propres poèmes ou histoires courtes illustrées. Ou bien remixez des histoires et personnages que vous aimez déjà dans de nouvelles histoires, en utilisant des techniques de dessin et de collage pour créer votre propre bande-dessinée ou livret de fanfic. À la fin de l’activité, chaque participant aura l’opportunité de faire des photocopies de son œuvre pour l’échanger avec les autres participants ou la partager avec des amis (maximum de 5 photocopies gratuites par participant).

  • 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 8-18.

    July 8
    July 15
    July 22
    July 29
    August 5 - Closed
    August 12
    August 19

  • Tuesday Aug 06, 2024 at 5:30pm
    150 minutes

    A dark mystery has settled over the city of Aldastron on the rogue planet of Exlaris. Researchers dedicated to studying the cosmos have disappeared, and the Hubble Space Telescope has vanished from Earth’s timeline. Only an ambitious crew of adventurers can uncover what was lost. Are you up to the challenge? Join us for this adventure written by NASA! Registration required. Ages 12-18.