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  • Lego Blocks

    Fridays, Jul 26, 2024 - Aug 23, 2024
    3:30pm
    90 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Building Boom! Show off your architectural creativity with Lego®!

    Archiboum! Architectes en herbes, à vos Lego®! 

  • Saturday Jul 27, 2024 at 2:00pm
    120 minutes

    Create and build with Lego® with us every Saturday this summer! Drop-in program. Ages 4-12.

    Architectes en herbe, à vos Lego® tous les samedis cette été! Programme portes ouvertes. Pour les 4 à 12 ans.

  • Saturday Jul 27, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Budding engineers take flight. Let's experiment and investigate gravity, motion and forces by designing and building a shock absorbing lander(s) that will protect "astronauts" when they touchdown to earth. Ages 7-9 years old. Registration required please. 

  • Monday Jul 29, 2024 at 10:30am
    90 minutes

    Join us for open games of chess every Monday this summer. Whether you're a beginner or more advanced, this is a relaxed environment where everyone is welcome. Bring your own board or borrow one of ours. Drop-in program. Ages 7+. 

    Drop-in program.
    July 8
    July 15
    July 22
    July 29
    August 5 - Closed
    August 12
    August 19

  • Monday Jul 29, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Nothing can stop it! Dare to create something extraterrestrial...

    Registration required. Ages 7-9

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    Monday Jul 29, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    If an elephant and a salmon became one animal, what would this creature look like? Inspired by the playful sculptures and drawings of Russell Yuristy, come play with some clay and sculpt your own imaginary critter. Ages 7-12. | Si on fusionnait un éléphant et un saumon, de quoi aurait l’air ce nouvel animal? Inspirés par les sculptures et dessins ludiques de Russell Yuristy, nous jouerons avec de l’argile pour sculpter nos propres créatures imaginaires. Pour les 7 à 12 ans. 

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    Monday Jul 29, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Come join award-winning author & illustrator Rob Justus for a goofy character draw-along. Rob will highlight some of his work, but more importantly give a quick tutorial on some of the basics of drawing and creating fun-loving characters. These workshops are for any level of budding artists. Registration Required. Ages 8-12. 

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

    Who knows where your creation will take you?

    We will be participating in a drama program. Get ready to be a star and participate in various drama activities and act out a space themed play. 

    Grade 1-3 reading level recommended. Registration required. Ages 7-9

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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+.