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  • Saturday May 04, 2024 at 11:00am
    120 minutes

    These are the activities you are looking for.....at Richmond branch.  Let out your inner Droid, Stormtrooper, Wookie, etc and get creative!  Join us in celebrating Star Wars day the Jedi way!

    Saturday, May 4th, 2024 @ 11-1pm

    Richmond branch, OPL

  • Saturday May 04, 2024 at 1:30pm
    60 minutes

    Ages 6 - 12 years old (we will have crafts for younger siblings too).

    Learn to speak Wookie (or Wookie sounds): make your own loyal Droid Cubecraft; test a saber in dual circle; complete a scavenger hunt; learn the planets in the Star Wars universe; fly your plane through the death star and knock down some Stormtroopers. For the younger ones: make a Chewbacca puppet and a yoda or lei bun headband. Origami Yoda awaits you! (yes, we have to say it: May the 4th be with you!). 

    Please register. 

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Saturday May 04, 2024 at 2:00pm
    135 minutes

    Celebrate "May the 4th Be With You" with a screening of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens.

    Thirty years after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his young allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and the First Order. 

    Rated PG.

  • Mondays, May 06, 2024 - May 27, 2024
    10:30am
    30 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

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

  • Tuesday May 07, 2024 at 6:30pm
    90 minutes

    Presented by Dying With Dignity Canada (Ottawa Chapter), End of Life Options (including MAiD) is a workshop to educate people about the options available to mitigate or end suffering at life's end, including palliative care, treatment options, and Medical Assistance In Dying (MAiD). Workshop includes the current legislation on MAiD, the process for applying in Ontario and explanation of the experience by a loved one.

    Registration is required as space is limited.

  • Saturday May 11, 2024 at 2:00pm
    90 minutes

    Come watch a FREE screening of fun, family-friendly movies at the St-Laurent Library. Popcorn and snacks provided. All ages are welcome.​​

    Encanto (2021) 1 h 30 min - PG​

    Saturday, May 11 at 2 p.m.​

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

    The Madrigals live hidden in the mountains of Colombia, in a magical house, in a vibrant town, in a wondrous, charmed place called Encanto. The magic of the Encanto has blessed every child in the family with a unique gift from super strength to the power to heal, every child except one, Mirabel. But when she discovers that the magic surrounding the Encanto is in danger, Mirabel decides that she, the only ordinary Madrigal, might just be her exceptional family's last hope.

  • Tuesdays, May 14, 2024 - Jun 11, 2024
    5:30pm
    150 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Bring your friends & family in for exciting card & board games! We have many to choose from including Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, King of Tokyo, Dutch Blitz, Bananagrams, Trivial Pursuit, Scrabble, Chess, & more! You are also welcome to bring your own games. 

    Second Tuesday evening of each month

    Drop-in

  • National Canadian Film Day 2024

    Friday May 17, 2024 at 2:30pm
    90 minutes

    Join us to celebrate National Canadian Film Day by watching Mr. Dressup: The Magic of Make-Believe.

    Based on the life and career of legendary Canadian children’s entertainer Ernie Coombs—or, as he is more commonly known by millions of fans, Mr. Dressup. The documentary celebrates the origins and history of one of Canada’s most beloved CBC children shows, Mr. Dressup, which enriched the lives of five generations.

    Rated: PG
    Run time: 90 minutes

    In partnership with REEL CANADA

  • Saturdays, May 18, 2024 - May 19, 2024
    10:00am
    420 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Spring Plant Swap

    Stittsville Branch, 1637 Stittsville Main

    May 18th & 19th from 10-5

    Chat with other avid gardeners, pick up a few books, and swap some of your plants for ours!

  • pixel art of some video game consoles

    Friday Jun 07, 2024 at 3:30pm
    120 minutes

    It's PD Day and school's off! Play card games, board games or video games on the big screen! For kids 6-12.