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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.

  • Tuesday Aug 06, 2024 at 1:00pm
    90 minutes

    Join us for an open game of chess!

    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+. 

    Children's challenge!

    Adults are also welcome to challenge other adults!

  • Scissors, needle and thread, markers and glue / Ciseaux, fil et aiguille, marqueurs et colle.

    Tuesday Aug 06, 2024 at 2:30pm
    90 minutes

    Sorry this event is full

    Join us for a crafty afternoon as we stream a short Creativebug course that will teach you how to make your own permanent design on a ceramic plate.

    All supplies – including the plates and refreshments – will be provided and you get to keep your creation!

    Registration is required, but drop-in attendees will be considered the day of the event, depending on capacity.

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    Venez bricoler avec nous tandis que nous diffusons un bref cours de Creativebug qui vous apprendra à décorer une assiette en céramique de manière unique et permanente.

    Tout le matériel – y compris les assiettes et les rafraichissements – sera fourni et vous garderez votre création!

    Inscription requise. Ceux n’étant pas inscrits pourraient être admis le jour de l’événement, tout dépendant de la capacité d’accueil.

  • 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.

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

    Boldy go where no one has gone before. We will be making solar system bracelets and figuring out just how far the moon is from the Earth. Registration required. Ages 10-12.

    August 7th at 10:30

    This program will also be offered at the Rideau branch on August 21st.

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    L’inconnu t’attend. Nous allons faire des bracelets inspire du système solaire, et nous allons visualizer la distance entre la terre et la lune. Inscription requise. Pour les 10 à 12 ans.

    Le 7 août à 10h30

    Ce programme sera aussi offert à la succursale de Rideau le 21 août.

  • 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. 

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    Wednesday Aug 07, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Explore space rocks, goo and other icky stuff. Ages 4-6. Registration.

    Using one library card, please only register for the children that are attending. To get a Library card, register online here: https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/getacard

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    Viens découvrir des roches venues d’espace, de la matière gluante et d’autres trucs dégueu. Pour les 4 à 6 ans. Inscription.

    En utilisant une seule carte de bibliothèque, veuillez ne vous inscrire que pour les enfants présents. Pour obtenir une carte de bibliothèque, inscrivez-vous en ligne ici : https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/fr/obtenir-carte-de-biblioth%C3%A8que

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    Wednesday Aug 07, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Donne vie à tes rêves de tes propres mains. Nous commencerons en dessinant et en créant des étoiles pour faire des vœux, puis nous apprendrons quelles constellations les étoiles peuvent former. Ensuite, tu feras un vœu sous une étoile filante. Inscription requise. Pour les 4 à 6 ans. Inscrivez-vous afin de réserver votre place. Nous accueillerons ceux sans réservation le jour de l'événement tout dépendant de nos capacités.

    Ce programme sera également offert le 9 août à la succursale Gloucester nord. 

    Make your dreams come true with your own hands. We will start by drawing and creating stars upon whitch to wish and we will learn what patterns can stars make. Then, will you make a wish upon a shooting star. Registration required. Ages 4-6. Register to reserve a spot. Drop-ins will be welcome on the day as space allows.

    This program will also be offered on August 9 at the North Gloucester branch. 

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    Wednesday Aug 07, 2024 at 7:00pm
    60 minutes

    If you are a knitter, a crocheter or a crafter, come and join us at Hazeldean Stitches. Share your ideas and projects with other yarn artists. All ages welcome! 

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    Thursday Aug 08, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Nothing can stop it! Join us to create your own alien monster and the spaceship they rode in on!

    Registration required. Ages 7-9.

    This is the same program being offered at Hazeldean, Carp, Fitzroy Harbour, and Constance Bay. Please register for the program at the branch most convenient for you!

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

    Come craft at the library. We have all the supplies you need to satisfy your creativity! Drop-in program. Ages 6-12