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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.

  • Saturday Jul 13, 2024 at 1:30pm
    120 minutes

    Learn the basics of saving seeds, plant genetics, collection techniques, storage and viability. Breed your own varieties, adapted specifically to growing conditions in the garden.​

    Registration is limited. Please pre-register online. 

  • Saturday Jul 13, 2024 at 1:30pm
    90 minutes

    You want to be a creative writer. Where do you start? This workshop explores issues of creativity, imagination, and storytelling theory: point of view, pacing, or setting. This workshop is designed to spark your inventiveness and transform the mundane into the extraordinary. Come with writing implements and be prepared to start a new journey into creativity.

  • Monday Jul 15, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Embark on a space adventure. 

    We will be designing Nebulas in a jar. 

    Registration opens on Monday, June 10, 2024 - 10:00am

    Registration Required 

    ages 7-9 

  • Children astronauts, Craft with letters forming a constellation

    Monday Jul 15, 2024 at 1:30pm
    60 minutes

    Who knows where your creativity will lead you? We will talk about constellations, and you will learn how to sew your name in the stars!

    (We will be using plastic needles. Other craft options will be offered for children with low motricity skills).

    In English, with bilingual staff present.

    Registration is required. For children aged 7-10 years old.

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

    3 sessions remaining

    A Digital Story is a powerful Media and Digital Literacy activity, created by weaving digital photographs, video, voice, text and music into a digital video project. Participants will get the chance to reflect on the self and identity.

    This personal narrative documentary workshop provides an easily-accessible opportunity to reflect on your own strengths, culture, responsibilities, and dreams for your future.

    For ages 13-18. Returning film makers who participated last summer are welcome! Presented by Hands On Media.

    Each participant will need: One iPad, laptop, Chromebook or desktop computer.

    • Monday: Pre-Production: Brainstorming ideas, Storyboarding our narration.
    • Wednesday: Production: Photography Composition, collecting elements we need.
    • Friday: Post-Production: Recording our voice, using iMovie to edit, adding sound & titles.

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

    This program is also available at the St-Laurent branch: Digital Storytelling – 3-day series

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

    3 sessions remaining

    A Digital Story is a powerful Media and Digital Literacy activity, created by weaving digital photographs, video, voice, text and music into a digital video project. Participants will get the chance to reflect on the self and identity.

    This personal narrative documentary workshop provides an easily-accessible opportunity to reflect on your own strengths, culture, responsibilities, and dreams for your future. For ages 13-18.

    A Library Chromebook will be available for each participant during the program. 

    The presenter will be virtual on Zoom.

    • Monday: Pre-Production: Brainstorming ideas, Storyboarding our narration.
    • Wednesday: Production: Photography Composition, collecting elements we need.
    • Friday: Post-Production: Recording our voice, using iMovie to edit, adding sound & titles.

    Presented by Hands On Media. 

    This program is also available on Zoom: Digital Storytelling – 3-day series 

  • Monday Jul 15, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    What can the stars predict?  Ages 10-12. Registration required.

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

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

    Mondays, Jul 15, 2024 - Jul 18, 2024
    2:30pm
    25 minutes

    12 sessions remaining

    Take a trip through a life-sized Candy Land game at the library. You will become the game piece as you follow the rainbow path through a magical land of sweet surprises on your way to King Kandy’s Castle.

    All ages are welcome. Please pick one time slot and register one spot for each child and adult participating. 

  • summer reading club images

    Monday Jul 15, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    For this program, Parrot Partners will bring at least 3 parrots, from different areas of the world, ranging in size from very small and ‘spunky’ to massive and ‘mellow.’  We introduce each parrot, one at a time, and share interesting and entertaining facts and stories about their natures and lives in the wild and in our homes.   Participants will be offered the opportunity to give our parrots a treat or drink from a safety cup or feeding skewer, as well as pose for photos with the parrots. Family program for ages 4+.