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Calendar of Library Events in English (by date)

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FALL 2017   PROGRAMS and EVENTS

Register online (registration form at the bottom of this page), by phone (613.445.5331), by e-mail or at your local branch.

  CHILDREN 0-7 YEARS OLD


Storytime and Crafts with Kristina
Russell Branch

For children aged 3 to 4.
Wednesdays 10:30 to 11:30 AM
Sept 13 - December 6 (13 weeks)

Cost: $25.   Places are limited.


Babies & Books with GRAMMY JUDY
Russell Branch

Songs, rhymes, fingerplays & other book-related activities!
For children 0 to 12 months old and their parent or caregiver.

Thursdays 10 to 10:30 AM

October 5 - November 30

No cost.  Drop-in program.


Toddler Time with Sarah
Russell Branch

Stories, songs and games.
Children 18 to 36 months and their parent or caregiver.

Fridays 10 to 10:30 AM (5 sessions)

Oct 6 and 20, November 3 and 17, December 1
No cost.
Places are limited. Registration required.


BEE-BOT PROGRAMMING
Russell Branch

Saturday, October 28 - 10:30 AM to 12 PM
For children 5-8 years old.

Cost: $3.
Material provided. Places are limited.

Presented by the uOttawa Maker Mobile team.


Storytime in Pyjamas - Halloween Edition
Russell Branch

Halloween stories, crafts & special treats.
Friday, October 27 - 6:30 PM

Children 5-7 years old.

Cost: $7.    Places are limited.

Dress up as your favourite character!


Storytime in Pyjamas - Holiday Edition
Russell Branch

Holiday stories, crafts & special treats.
Friday, December 15 - 6:30 PM

Children 5-7 years old.

Cost: $7.    Places are limited.

Wear your pyjamas and bring your teddy bears.


  CHILDREN 7 YEARS OLD +


"TURN THE PAGE"
Junior Reading Club 2017-2018
Russell Branch

First Monday of the month
4 - 4:45 PM
October 2 - November 6 - December 4

For children GRADES 3 to 5.

No cost.    Places are limited.


"BOOK WORMS"
Youth Reading Club 2017-2018
Russell Branch

First Tuesday of the month
4 - 4:45 PM

October 3: Dark is rising (Susan Cooper)
November 7: Alexandria of Africa (Eric Walters)
December 5: The View from Saturday (Knonigsburg)

For teens GRADES 6 to 8.

No cost.   Places are limited.



INTRODUCTION TO CODING
Russell Branch


Saturday, November 4
- 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Children 9 to 12 years old.

Program your own interactive stories and games.

Cost: $3.
Material provided. Places are limited.

Presented by the uOttawa Maker Mobile team.


PROGRAMMABLE eCAR
Russell Branch


Saturday, November 18 - 1:30 to 3 PM
For teens 12 years old +.

Learn how to program a small car robot through a maze.

Cost: $3.  Places are limited.

Presented by the uOttawa Maker Mobile team.


MINECRAFT CLUBS 2017-2018
(in English)
Russell Branch

Club 1: Last Tuesday of the month
3 PM (Sept. 26, Oct. 31, Nov. 28)
Club 2: Last Wednesday of the month
4 PM (Sept. 27, Oct. 25, Nov. 29)

For children 7 years old +.

Tablets provided. Places are limited.
No cost.

  ADULT and YOUNG ADULTS PROGRAMS & EVENTS


For the Love of Books - Adult Book Club
Russell Branch  

First Tuesday of the month - 8 PM

Sept 5 : "A Prayer for Owen Meany" (John Irving)
Oct 3 : Kelly Armstrong's books
Nov 7: Biographies
Dec 5: "Mr. Timothy" (Louis Bayard)

New members welcome.


WRITING GROUP
Russell Branch  


Thursdays - 10 AM
Starting: September 14

New members welcome.
No cost.



FRENCH CONVERSATION GROUP     NEW!
Russell Branch  


First and third Thursday of the month
7 PM
Starting; September 7.

Group activities to help you practice and improve your
conversational French.

No cost. Registration required.


PAUL MUSSELL COMEDY SHOW:
FARMER COMEDIAN
Russell Branch  


Saturday, November 18 - 7 PM

"Paul's blend of clean, genial humor is a breath of fresh country air".

TICKETS: $10.


All proceeds donated to the local food bank.




TEA & STORIES with the Women's Institute
Russell Branch  


Monday, October 16 - 7 PM


The stories of "Ordinary to Extraordinary" published
by the Women's Institute as told by the local women who wrote them.

No cost.
Tea and desserts will be served.


MEET THE AUTHOR: KELLEY ARMSTRONG
Russell Branch  


Thursday, October 26 - 7 PM

Meet the New York Times #1 bestselling author!

Cost: $5.

Event sponsored by:



eBOOKS and eMAGAZINES CLINICS
Russell Branch  


Thursday, October 12: 6 to 8 PM
Thursday, November 9: 6 to 8 PM
Friday, October 13:  2 to 4 PM

Staff will be available to help you download FREE eBOOKS and eMAGAZINES on your devices.


4 WAYS TO KEEP KIDS IN CHECK
ON SOCIAL MEDIA
presentation by online safety coach
NATALIA MCPHEDRAN
Russell Branch


Wednesday, September 27 - 7 PM


Cost : $5.



The Knitting Club
Russell Branch

TUESDAYS - 6:30 to 8 PM
Knitters meet, chat & knit!
JOIN US!

Members of the club are available if you would like
to learn to knit or need advice on a knitting project.


  SPECIAL EVENTS



Art @ the Library
Russell Branch


LUCIE BRISSON-LEDUC
September-October


Discover your local artists @ the library.


Agriculture in Ontario
Archives of Ontario travelling exhibit
Russell Branch


This exhibit examines how farming in Ontario has transformed the land and created communities,
and how food reaches our tables.

September - October


FUNDRAISING EVENT

ADOPT-A-BOOK

October 14 to November 18
November 20: draw of a $25 gift certificate

SHARING THE MAGIC OF READING
with your community.

MORE INFO on the ADOPT-A-BOOK PROGRAM »




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