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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.

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    Thursdays, Jul 25, 2024 - Jul 25, 2024
    10:30am
    40 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Are all rabbits the same? What do they need? What is a hare and where does it live? Does it have predators? As they explore these questions through games and investigations, kids can enjoy a face-to-face visit with a rabbit, and pet its soft fur through this program with the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum. Family program for ages 4+.

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    Thursday Jul 25, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Learn beginner-level ukulele in a fun and engaging way with our resident musician, Ross. Take your first steps with the instrument, learn the chords, and even play your first songs! Instruments provided by the library. Ages 9-12. 

  • Thursday Jul 25, 2024 at 2:00pm
    45 minutes

    Come discover the fascinating (and sometimes mysterious) objects in our History Box! The box contains Canadian historical objects from the Canadian Museum of History’s signature exhibition, the Canadian History Hall, that will help you delve into Canada’s past...

    Registration required. Ages 7-12.

  • Thursday Jul 25, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    What can the stars predict? Step into the enchanting world of astrology with our summer reading program tailored for kids aged 10 to 12+. Discover the magic of astrology as we delve into the zodiac signs and explore the art of divination, unlocking ancient mysteries and empowering young minds to interpret the unseen. Join us for an illuminating journey through the cosmos and beyond!

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    Thursday Jul 25, 2024 at 2:00pm
    45 minutes

    In this highly energetic and interactive dance workshop, participants will explore simple, fun, and easy dance moves that everyone can follow in a safe and inclusive environment. Get ready to get lost in the music and GROOVE your heart out! Family program for ages 4+.

  • Thursday Jul 25, 2024 at 2:00pm
    45 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

     Climb on board my rocket ship,  3,2,1 Blast Off!

     What does it take to be an astronaut? We will read space travel stories and do a space related craft.

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    Thursday Jul 25, 2024 at 2:30pm
    45 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Climb on board my rocket ship. Registration required. Ages 4-6

    Please note: This is the same program being offered at Carp, Beaverbrook, and Fitzroy Harbour. Please register for the program at the branch most convenient for you!

  • Thursday Jul 25, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Boldly go where no one has gone before. We will be exploring space by playing a Dungeons and Dragons - style roleplaying game. You do not need to know how to play Dungeons and Dragons to participate. Registration required. Ages 10-12 years old. 

  • Thursdays, Jul 25, 2024 - Aug 15, 2024
    4:00pm
    120 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Interested in playing D&D?  Then join us for a D&D adventure.  Dungeons and Dragons is a fantasy role playing game in which your characters explore the world, solve puzzles and fight monsters.  For ages 12-17. Spaces limited. 

  • Thursday Jul 25, 2024 at 4:15pm
    60 minutes

    Attend the first workshop of our "Ottawa Wildflower Seed Library (OWSL) Presents..." series.
    During this workshop, entitled "Supporting Wildlife and Pollinators with your Garden", we will examine wildlife needs and how to best meet these needs in your personal garden. The importance of native species will be covered, as well as the topic of identifying and removing invasives.

    Date: Thursday, July 25, 2024 from 4:15 pm - 7:15 pm.

    *Clients are encouraged to register for this event as space is limited.