Kids

on the left image of a big yellow sun cartoon style with eyes, nose and smile, on the right the text Summerland / Sous le soleil with a small hot air ballon over the text. | à gauche l'image d'un grand soleil jaune style cartoon avec des yeux, un nez et un sourire, à droite le texte Summerland / Sous le soleil avec une petite montgolfière au-dessus du texte.

Welcome to Summerland!

Join us in Summerland, our virtual reading club! We have planned fun programs and activities for you. We will be dancing, playing, coding, reading, drawing and much more. We will also have special guests visiting us each week. What will you do this week?

Calendar of events

Time Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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10am
10:00am
30 Min
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10:00am
30 Min
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10:30am
20 Min
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10:00am
30 Min
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11am
11:00am
30 Min
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11:00am
1 Hour 0 Min
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11:00am
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11:30am
30 Min
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11:00am
1 Hour 0 Min
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11:00am
45 Min
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1pm
1:30pm
1 Hour 0 Min
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1:30pm
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1:30pm
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1:30pm
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1:30pm
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2pm
2:30pm
30 Min
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6pm

Our Guests of the Week

A phot on Amanda on the left, and a photo of Julia on the right
Amanda and Julia are professional dancer and amongst many other things teachers at Luv2Groove! Luv2groove mission is to foster the growth and development of dance education for kids everywhere in Canada. Join them on Wednesdays at 10:00 am.
Photo of Craig

Craig Shackleton has been researching, training, and teaching medieval swordplay for over 20 years. He is the head instructor and curriculum developer for Ottawa Swordplay. Join him every Thursday at 10:00 am.

Photo of one of the member of Monkey Rock Music sitting cross legged on the floor, playing guitar for a group of babies and their caregivers
Monkey Rock Music creates and delivers fun, entertaining and creative participatory music programs for young children and their adult caregivers. Their number one priority is for everyone to have fun! Join them every Monday at 10:00 am.
Photo of Karyn with a happy cow
Karyn Boswell is the founder of Penny Lane Sanctuary Farm. The sanctuary is home to over 105 animals. Each week, you can meet one of the animals during the Storytime with an Animal. Join us each Friday at 10:00 am. 
Photo of Pamela standing in front of tulips
Pamela has a passion for teaching and yoga! Her classes are a great balance of mindfulness and movement and most of all a lot of laughter. After all, it's yoga and it should be fun! Join her every Tuesday at 10:00 am.

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Once upon a time, there was a very ________ (adjective) creature. ________ (name) was a ________ (creature). One day when ________ (name) wanted to join Storytime, a big ________ (creature) took all the books out of the library. Oh no! Thankfully there were _______ (foods) nearby. With this, everyone at the library was able to help by _______ (verb ending with “ing”). Thankfully, _______ (name) was able to enjoy Storytime from home… and no books ever went missing again. The end!


One sunny day, all the ________ (animals) in Ottawa went to the ________ (place) to get some ________ (food). ________ (verb ending with “ing”), they made their way to the ________ (adjective) Rideau Canal. They were ________ (verb ending with “ing”) when a scary _______ (creature) appeared! Uh oh! Now what? The _______ (job) in the neighbourhood heard about the problem and came to the rescue. Ever since then, all the _______ (animals) in Ottawa have been very careful on hot days at the Canal. The end!


Last summer, ________ (name) the ________ (job) went to the local ________ (job). Why? Why, to get some advice about pushing all the _______ (food) through the city! The advice? It was: “Well, all you need to do is _______ (verb), and _______ (verb), then _______ (verb)! Then you go to the _______ (place) and _______ (verb) until morning.” So _______ (name) followed all the advice. But not without first giving a _______ (adjective) gift! It was a _______ (adjective) _______ (object). The end!

Win a prize at the end of the summer!

This summer, read by yourself or have someone read to you, each day for a chance to win cool prizes! Find out more by reading our blog post. Come back between August 23 and 29 to fill out the form.

Logo Le rendez-vous estival! présenté par le CEPEO

Le rendez-vous estival is a brand new youth series presented by CEPEO and eight community partners including OPL! You will find a new virtual French activity every Tuesday morning for ages 4 to 8.