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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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    Tuesday Jul 30, 2024 at 10:30am
    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+. 

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    Tuesday Jul 30, 2024 at 10:30am
    40 minutes

    Welcome some poultry from the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum into your library visit! Listen to them cluck and coo, touch their soft feathers and watch them scratch and peck. Through fun educational activities, students explore the characteristics, needs and lifecycle of these barnyard favourites. Family program for ages 4+.

  • Tuesday Jul 30, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    How bright can you shine?  We will be talking about the stars in the sky and make a star craft.  For Ages 4-6.  DROP-IN.

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    Tuesday Jul 30, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Create and build with Lego®! Drop-in Family program.

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    Tuesday Jul 30, 2024 at 11:30am
    45 minutes

    Boldly go where no one has gone before. Registration required. Ages 10-12

    You will be using your brains, wits, and problem-solving skills in this breakout room program. You and your team will have to solve puzzles, riddles, and work together to win this galactic space race!​

    Can you do it in only 45 minutes?

  • Tuesday Jul 30, 2024 at 2:00pm
    90 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Out of This World! Climb on board my rocket ship.

    Can you design a space craft carrying an astronaut (or an alien!) that can safely land on Mars?  Test your engineering skills and learn all about the challenges of landing safely on Earth and other planets

    We will look at video of the engineering challenges as faced by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory Teams, to help guide us to design solutions.

     

    Images of Mars Rover Landing 2010

    Ages 7-12.

    Space is limited, registration required. English.

  • Tuesday Jul 30, 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+.  Drop In

    *This is a hybrid program.  The presenter is remote and will be on-screen at the Osgoode branch.*

  • Tuesday Jul 30, 2024 at 2:00pm
    45 minutes

    In this highly energetic and interactive VIRTUAL 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+

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    Tuesday Jul 30, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Grab your gravity boots and catch that star! Drop-in program. Ages 7-9. We will be setting out on an interstellar adventure where YOU decide what happens next. Will your ship make it to your new home?

  • Tuesday Jul 30, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Come meet the creatures who walk among us. Registration required. Ages 4-6. 

    Some life forms on earth seem extraterrestrial - can we recognize what the life form is? Can we recognize what is real and what is make believe? Join us, have fun and learn about strange creatures.