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  • 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.

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

    Learn beginner-level ukulele in a fun and engaging way with our resident musician, Amir. Take your first steps with the instrument, learn the chords, and even play your first songs! Instruments provided by the library. Ages 13-18. 

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

    Parka, Parks Canada’s loveable mascot has gone missing! Let’s go on an adventure to find her. Along the way, we’ll learn some new skills and participate in activities that will get us up and moving! By the time the workshop is done you’ll be an expert in packing your backpack for an outdoor adventure, knowledge of local wildlife, building a campfire, and the constellations you can see in the night sky. Come adventure with us! For families 4+. /

    Parka, la mascotte adorable de Parcs Canada, a disparu ! Partons à l'aventure pour la retrouver. En chemin, nous apprendrons de nouvelles compétences et participerons à des activités qui nous feront bouger ! À la fin de l'atelier, vous serez un expert en préparation de votre sac à dos pour une aventure en plein air, en connaissances sur la faune locale, en construction d'un feu de camp et en identification des constellations visibles dans le ciel nocturne. Venez vivre l'aventure avec nous! Programme familial pour les 4+ ans.

  • 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) 

  • girl reading; go fish game

    Fridays, Jul 19, 2024 - Aug 16, 2024
    3:30pm
    90 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Come craft at the library. We have all the supplies you need to satisfy your creativity!

    Passive drop-in program. Family program.

    Viens bricoler à la biblio. On a tout ce qu’il te faut pour que tu puisses satisfaire l’artiste en toi!

    Programme portes ouvertes . Programme familial.

  • Saturday Jul 20, 2024 at 10:30am
    30 minutes

    Cuentos, rimas y canciones para niños de todas las edades, acompañados de un padre o guardian. No necesita inscribirse.

  • Saturday Jul 20, 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.

  • TD Summer Reading Club banner

    Saturdays, Jul 20, 2024 - Aug 17, 2024
    2:00pm
    90 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Play card game and board games at the library. For ages 8-18

    Viens jouer aux cartes et des jeux de société à la bibliothèque. Pour les 8 à 18 ans, 

      

  • An illustrated adult reads to a child. To the side, two aliens read on a planet.

    Saturday Jul 20, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Explore space rocks, goo and other icky stuff. Drop-in program. Ages 4-6. We will be sharing stories and making some out-of-this-world crafts.

    Viens découvrir des roches venues d’espace, de la matière gluante et d’autres trucs dégueu. Programme portes ouvertes. Pour les 4 à 6 ans. Nous partagerons des histoires et ferons des bricos hors de ce monde.