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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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    Thursday Jul 18, 2024 at 2:30pm
    90 minutes

    Design with Sphero Indi, the colour-sensing robot car! Kids will design mazes and guide Indi using colour tiles while learning coding basics and problem solving! Presented by Carleton University’s Virtual Ventures STEM Outreach program. Ages 6-10.

  • Friday Jul 19, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Who knows where your creation will take you?  In this session we will be looking at the night sky and be using art supplies to create our own night sky. 

    Registration required. Ages 7-9. 

  • SRC webcard stargazing children

    Friday Jul 19, 2024 at 11:00am
    60 minutes

    Sorry this event is full

    Discover the surprising science hiding in a bag of Skittles. Explore solubility, buoyancy, reactivity and investigate the odds of finding your favourite colour. How sweet it is! Presented by Scientists in School. Ages 8-12.

    Registrants will be contacted before this program to arrange branch pick-up of a materials kit.  One kit per registrant.

  • An alien reading a map

    Friday Jul 19, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Embark on a space adventure. We will be making galaxy jars!

    Registration required. Ages 7-10.

  • Fridays, Jul 19, 2024 - Aug 23, 2024
    2:00pm
    90 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Watch your favourite stories come to life in a cool room.

    Movie screenings at the library.

    Family program. Drop-in.

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    Fridays, Jul 19, 2024 - Aug 16, 2024
    2:30pm
    120 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Beat the heat and join us for a weekly family-friendly movie.  Light snacks and covered drinks are welcome.  Family program.  Drop-In. 

    July 5: Encanto

    July 12: Wish

    July 19: Beauty and the Beast

    July 26: Luca

    August 2: Brave

    August 16: Coco

    Please note: there will not be a movie on Friday, August 9.

  • Friday Jul 19, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Embark on a space adventure! We will be crafting a solar system mobile and constellations. Registration required. Ages 7- 9 years old. 

  • Friday Jul 19, 2024 at 3:00pm
    120 minutes

    Come watch a FREE screening of fun, family-friendly movies every Friday this summer at the Blackburn Hamlet branch! Popcorn provided. Bring your own water bottle. Costumes are always welcome!  

    The Little Mermaid (2023) - 135 mins - PG 

    The youngest of King Triton's daughters, and the most defiant, Ariel longs to find out more about the world beyond the sea, and while visiting the surface, falls for the dashing Prince Eric. While mermaids are forbidden to interact with humans, Ariel must follow her heart. She makes a deal with the evil sea witch, Ursula, which gives her a chance to experience life on land, but ultimately places her life and her father's crown in jeopardy.

    Le film sera visionné en anglais / Movie will be shown in English 

    July 5 – Elemental (2023 – PG) 

    July 12 – The Bad Guys (2022 – G) 

    July 19 – The Little Mermaid (2023 – PG) 

    July 26 – Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022 – PG)  

    August 2 – Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile (2022 – G) 

    August 9 – Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken (2023 – G) 

    August 16 – The Super Mario Bros. Movie (2023 – PG) 

    August 23 – Wish (2024 – G) 

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    Saturdays, Jul 20, 2024 - Aug 24, 2024
    10:30am
    30 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. Drop-in.

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    Saturdays, Jul 20, 2024 - Aug 17, 2024
    10:30am
    30 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. Drop-in.