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Russell: The Russell Branch is open to the public and will continue to offer a curbside pick up service. Please call the Library (613-445-5331) when you are in the parking lot and we will deliver your materials on the table outside.

Embrun: As of Tuesday August 31, the Embrun branch will be open to the public only on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 4:30 pm to 8 pm and on Saturdays from 10 am to 5 pm. Curbside pickup will continue during school hours. Please call the Library (613-443-3636) when you are in the parking lot and we will deliver your materials on the table outside.

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10:00 - 5:00
10:00 - 8:00
10:00 - 5:00
10:00 - 8:00
10:00 - 5:00
10:00 - 5:00 (closed 12:00-1:00)

Upcoming Closures:

September 6 - Labour Day
October 11 - Thanksgiving


Upcoming events in English

Back to School Reading Challenge
September 1st to September 30th on Beanstack
It’s back to school time! Start the school year right by setting goals and getting organized with our Back to School Reading Challenge. Log your reading and complete activities to earn badges all month long. Ages 3 and up.

Heure du conte avec Emily
les mercredis de 10h15 à 10h45
du 6 octobre au 1er décembre
Joignez-nous pour des histoires, des chansons, des jeux de doigts et du yoga. Pour les enfants de 3 à 4 ans. Gratuit. Inscription requise car l’espace est limité.

Storytime & Crafts with Kristina
Wednesdays 10:30 - 11:30 AM
October 6th - December 1st 
Get ready for stories, crafts, and laughs with Kristina every Wednesday at 10:30 AM by Zoom invitation. For children 3 to 4 years old. No cost.

Babies & Books (FULL)
Thursdays 10:00 - 10:30 AM (Group A) & 11:00 - 11:30 AM (Group B) at the Russell Branch
September 9th - December 2nd
Join us for songs, rhymes, finger plays & other book related activities. For babies 0 to 18 months old & their parent or caregiver. A mix of indoors & outdoors (weather dependent).

Toddler Time: Take & Make
All day Friday
October 8th - December 3rd
A bilingual take & make kit will be prepared and ready for pickup each Friday. The kits will contain the instructions and materials for a craft along with two to three books to accompany the weekly theme. No cost. Registration is required. For toddlers 18 to 36 months.

Junior Book Club
1st Wednesday of the month from 4:00 until 5:00 PM
Free. New members welcome! October 6th, November 3rd, December 1st.

Youth Book Club
1st Thursday of the month from 4:00 until 5:00 PM
Free. New members welcome! October 7th, November 4th, December 2nd.

French Language Lessons (FULL)
Tuesdays 1:00 - 2:30 PM
October 5th - December 7th
The French Language Training program is designed to enhance participants’ confidence when speaking French in social settings. It is recommended that anyone interested in the program have a basic knowledge of the French language and is capable of forming simple sentences.

October 16th - November 20th
Adoptions can be made in person at both branches, by email or by phone.  Donations by debit, cheque, cash and e-transfer are available.  Share the magic of reading with your community!

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Winner Announcement!
🥳 Congratulations to our 2021 winners in the Summer Reading Challenges (for all ages)! 🏆 New …
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Prize Drawings!
 SATURDAY AUGUST 21 @ 1 PM (Russell Branch)Join us as we reveal the grand prize winners of …
Embrun Branch: Reopening!
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