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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.

  • Sleuth Hounds

    Saturday Feb 24, 2024 at 10:00am
    135 minutes

    The program aims to help children practice and improve their reading skills! Children will receive individualized reading help and encouragement. Ages 6-12. Online Registration Required / Ce programme contribue au développement de la lecture chez les jeunes en favorisant l'accompagnement comme moyen privilégié d'apprentissage et de partage. Pour les 6-12 ans. Inscription en ligne requise

    Step 1. Register for program / Étape 1: S'inscrire au programme.

    Step 2. You will be added to the wait list. / Étape 2: Vous serez ajouté à la liste d'attente.

    Step 3. An employee will contact you to complete the registration. / Étape 3: Un employé communiquera avec vous pour compléter l'enregistrement.

  • Saturday Feb 24, 2024 at 10:15am
    45 minutes

    AgVenture (Canada Agriculture and Food Museum) is coming for a visit to Storytime! Learn about bunnies, listen to a bunny storytime, sing a song about bunnies and have a face-to-face visit with a real rabbit. 

    ** Family program for ages 4 and older. **

  • Saturday Feb 24, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Spend your Saturday investigating the world of S.T.E.M. 

    This month we will be looking at magnets and magnetism.

    Ages 8-12.

    Registration is required.

  • Saturday Feb 24, 2024 at 11:15am
    45 minutes

    Les lapins sont-ils tous identiques? De quoi ont-ils besoin? Qu’est-ce qu’un lièvre, où vit-il et quels sont ses prédateurs? Alors qu’ils explorent ces questions par le jeu et l’enquête, les élèves font aussi connaissance avec un lapin et caressent sa douce fourrure.

    ** enfants 4 ans et plus **

  • Web banner for hobbies and crafts

    Saturdays, Feb 24, 2024 - May 18, 2024
    2:00pm
    120 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Come create amazing creations using our 3D pens. 

    Venez créer de fabuleuses créations avec nos stylos 3D.

    For ages 8+

    8 ans et plus

  • Tuesdays, Feb 27, 2024 - Apr 30, 2024
    6:30pm
    45 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Parent at and Child Book Club

    Share the love of reading! This new book club is for kids 10-12 and a parent or guardian. Share a book together and then join for fun and a book chat. The first book will be kept at the information desk in the kids’ section for you to pick up and read prior to the first book club meeting.

    We will meet monthly on Tuesday at 6:30 (45 minutes)

    One registration per family.

    January 30th Smile by Raina Telgemeier

    February 27th The Wild Robot by Peter Brown

    March 26th   Restart by Gordon Korman

    April 30th  The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate

  • Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

    Wednesday Feb 28, 2024 at 2:00pm
    45 minutes

    A school readiness program for children 3–4 years old, who will be entering kindergarten in September 2024, and their adult co-learner.

    Stories and child-centered learning stations with a focus on the foundational concepts of letter recognition, numeracy, colors, shapes, measurement, rhyming, and retelling.

  • Dickinson Discovery Club, Let's Talk Science

    Thursday Feb 29, 2024 at 6:00pm
    60 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Tinkering, Coding, Creating, Experimenting and Designing.

    Come get excited about STEM with us.

    For thinkers ages 6-8 years and their adult co-learner.

    A program in partnership with the University of Ottawa's Let's Talk Science Program.

  • Happy Cat: Peaceful Playful Crafting

    Friday Mar 01, 2024 at 3:30pm
    60 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Happy Cat: Peaceful, Playful Crafting

    For those looking for a quiet creative outlet to unleash their imaginations.

    Welcoming creators ages 6-9.

    All materials provided.

  • Saturdays, Mar 02, 2024 - Mar 30, 2024
    2:30pm
    60 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Join us for a high energy, interactive musical Storytime that engages your child with gross motor skills and early literacy fun using books, songs, music, dance and musical instruments.  This program is for children 3 to 5 years accompanied by a parent or caregiver.  

    Registration required (you will be registered for all three March dates).