Web maintenance: Aug. 5 to 6

04/08/2021

Bibliocommons, our catalogue provider, will be performing system maintenance and will be inaccessible from Aug. 5 to 6 from 10 pm to 4 am. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Temporary closure: Alta Vista

05/08/2021

Due to upgrades to the front entrance, the Alta Vista branch will be closed from July 26 to August 17. There will be no returns or holds pick-up during that time. Alta Vista branch will reopen August 18 at 10 am.   

Step 3: More services inside most open branches

29/07/2021

Browsing, public computers, newspapers and magazines are available inside most of our 31 open branches, with capacity limits for two-metre distancing. Up to 200 items can also be put on hold.

Starting July 26:

Mask-wearing remains mandatory inside, and outside in line. For more details, go to Current Branch Services.

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    Join us in Summerland for cool experiments, science, and art projects you can do from home. Gather up your supplies and tune in! This series...

    Thursday Aug 12, 2021 at 9:30am / until Aug 19, 2021

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    Hé, devine quoi? Nos cerveaux sont INCROYABLES et possèdent pleins de super-pouvoirs secrets. Le gribouillage est l’une des meilleures façons d’explorer cet aspect secret de...

    Thursday Aug 5, 2021 at 4:00pm

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    Join us online for a storytime with our special guests from Penny Lane Sanctuary Farm. Ages 4 and up. Meet our special guests: July 9...

    Friday Aug 6, 2021 at 10:00am / until Aug 20, 2021

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    Tire-toi une bûche et viens écouter une histoire de camping tout en apprenant quelques trucs au passage avec Parcs Canada. Pour les 4 à 8...

    Friday Aug 6, 2021 at 11:00am

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    The pandemic has made us resourceful. Let’s learn to take pictures without photographers to document our process and to create beautiful final images. In this...

    Friday Aug 6, 2021 at 1:00pm

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    Teste tes réflexes avec un jeu de micro:bit que tu crées toi-même! Joins-toi à l’équipe de l’Atelier Maker Mobile uOttawa, pour un atelier interactif. Tu...

    Friday Aug 6, 2021 at 1:30pm

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    Sounds are everywhere, from a tap dripping water, to an airplane taking off! Join professional actor Franco Pang and look at the various sounds that...

    Friday Aug 6, 2021 at 2:30pm

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    Join Monkey Rock Music for a fully interactive participatory program! Rock out from the safety of your home. Each week will be a different theme,...

    Monday Aug 9, 2021 at 10:00am

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    Interested in learning more about theatre? Whether you just want to get your feet wet or are thinking about going to theatre school, these workshops...

    Monday Aug 9, 2021 at 2:00pm

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    Hey guess what?! Our brains are AMAZING and full of secret superpowers. Doodling is one of the best ways to explore the secret side of...

    Monday Aug 9, 2021 at 4:00pm