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  • Wednesday Jun 19, 2024 at 10:30am
    90 minutes

    Help us launch a summer of reading and fun!

    Register for the 2024 TD Summer Reading Club, and join us for awesome activities and crafts.

    Family event

    Drop-in program

  • Wednesdays, Jun 19, 2024 - Jun 25, 2025
    1:00pm
    120 minutes

    52 sessions remaining

    Speak, in person, with a Public Health Nurse to get support around infant feeding and parenting. No appointment is necessary, simply drop in during these hours. Learn ways to help your child eat healthy and be active Make sure your child is on track with their growth and development. In partnership with Ottawa Public Health.

  • Get your summer read on

    Wednesday Jun 19, 2024 at 5:30pm
    120 minutes

    Join us to celebrate the launch of the TD Summer Reading Club! Pop in to get your registration kit and stay

     for bubbles, games, cake and more!

    Drop in. 

  • Thursdays, Jun 20, 2024 - Aug 29, 2024
    6:00pm
    60 minutes

    11 sessions remaining

    Do you love board games? Cards? Chess? Any game goes! We will provide an assortment of games, but you're welcome to bring your own board games, too. 

  • head shot Judy Ginsberg and Ania Hejnar

    Friday Jun 21, 2024 at 4:00pm
    0 minutes

    Join us for a delightful concert featuring an eclectic mix of music including well-known opera arias, songs from the 1930s through 1970s, and Disney songs for the young ones, sung by soprano Ania Hejnar and accompanied by pianist Judith Ginsburg.  Background provided about the songs will create a mini-theatrical experience.

    About Ania

    Local soprano Ania Hejnar has been performing internationally since graduating with her Masters in Vocal Performance from the University of Ottawa, including Carnegie Hall, Notre-Dame Cathedral (Ottawa), Notre-Dame Basilica (Montreal), Maison Symphonique, the NAC, and Varnus Hall. She has performed for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon. Ania is a versatile performer as a classical singer, crossover musician, actor, voiceover artist and can be heard singing national anthems for many sports teams including the Ottawa Senators.  Some notable performances include Mozart's Great Mass in C Minor, Orff's Carmina Burana, and Mozart's Die Zauberflöte as the Queen of the Night.  Most recently, she performed for the Order of Canada with distinguished guest, Hollywood director James Cameron.  Ania is the music and drama teacher at Glebe Montessori School and maintains a private studio where she teaches voice and violin.

    About Judith

    “Pianist Judith Ginsburg, possibly the best of Ottawa’s regular accompanists, had a fine rapport with the soloist and was deft and musical, as always.” (Ottawa Citizen)  Judith was the longtime Principal Repetiteur, Opera Studio Manager and Music Director of the Opera for Young Audiences program with Opera Lyra Ottawa.  She has been a frequent  performer in the Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival, Music and Beyond Festival, and has been heard in the National Arts Centre’s Music for a Sunday Afternoon, Almonte in Concert Series and on CBC Radio.  Judith has collaborated with many of Canada’s leading artists and has performed extensively in Canada, the United States, and Europe.  Judith is in great demand as a collaborative pianist.  For several years, she was a faculty member of the National Arts Centre’s Young Artists Program as Collaborative Pianist.  Judith is Pianist and Managing Director with the Ottawa Suzuki Strings music school, Vocal Coach/Music Director with the University of Ottawa Opera Program, Founder and Artistic Director of Chamber Opera Company Ottawa (COCO) and a MASC Artist.

  • Monday Jun 24, 2024 at 6:00pm
    60 minutes

    June is Scoliosis ​Awareness month

    Scoliosis is a condition characterized by abnormal curvature of the spine. It affects millions of people worldwide, regardless of age or gender, and can impact posture, mobility, and overall quality of life.​ Most are diagnosed with scoliosis between the ages of 10 and 15, but the condition also affects infants and adults.  Girls are eight times more likely than boys to have a curve that will progress to a magnitude that requires treatment. By early detection and intervention, you can prevent the progression of the condition and reduce the necessity for more invasive procedures like surgery. ​

    To learn more and be alert please join us for the info session with​ Andrea Lebel, Physiotherapist, MSc.PT Certified in Scoliosis Schroth Treatment Practitioner, Lecturer and Educator in Canad, US, Europe SE Asia.

  • Tuesday Jun 25, 2024 at 6:00pm
    60 minutes

    Corn husk dolls: story and craft 

    Participants of all ages will learn the story behind one of history's oldest toys, the corn husk doll. They will learn the importance of community through these dolls. After talking about the traditional story participants will be able to make their own corn husk doll. 

  • National Indigenous History Month

    Saturday Jun 29, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Participants of all ages will learn the story behind one of history's oldest toys, the corn husk doll. They will learn the importance of community through these dolls. After talking about the traditional story students will be able to make their own corn husk doll.

  • TD Summer Reading Club banner

    Saturday Jun 29, 2024 at 10:30am
    180 minutes

    3-2-1 Blast off this summer and join the TD Summer Reading Club! Visit the North Gower branch and discover a galaxy of programs and events coming up this summer at your library! Drop-in for self-directed fun, games and more.

  • Saturday Jun 29, 2024 at 1:00pm
    120 minutes

    Ages 4+. Launch yourself into Summer Reading! Join the club and track your reading all summer long with us. Discover a galaxy of library summer programs and on this day, help us open the children's garden for the summer (weathering permitting). We will have games, garden planting and garden crafts. 

    Drop-in anytime between 1 pm to 3 pm.