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KIDS AND TEENS PROGRAMS

TD SUMMER READING CLUB
Russell and Embrun Branch

Children aged 6 and up.
Join the TD Summer Reading Club at your library this summer.
You could win weekly prizes (gift certificates) and a Chromebook (Grand Prize).

Registration starts June 18.
Registration in person only.

Get your reading passport and kit at the library.
Top recommended reads, games and activities on thefille qui vole
TD Summer Reading Club website »

ACCESSIBILITY:
The Reading club is also accessible to children with print disabilities.
CELA has partnered with public libraries to make sure children have access
to Summer Reading Club material in the format they need.

Consult staff for more information. »

PROGRAM OF SUMMER ACTIVITIES
“CREATURES”boy swimming
Russell and Embrun Branch

July 3rd to August 18th
Activities from Monday to Friday.

Calendar and program – Russell Branch (activities in English) »
Calendar and program – Embrun Branch (activities in French) »

REGISTRATION
July activities: until June 29th.
August activities: from July 9th to July 21st.

  • All activities are FREE.
  • Registration is required except for Storytime, Storytime in the park, reading club
    Group Art and MakerSpace.
  • You can register:
    * online
    * by email
    * by phone (613.445.5331)
    * in person
  • Places are limited for some activities.
  • All supplies provided by the Library.

Consult staff for more information. »

THE ZOO CREW SHOWzoo crew
Russell Branch

Let’s celebrate the end of the TD Summer Reading Club!

Saturday, August 18 – 10:30 AMzoo crew
Activity for the whole family.
Come meet and pet 8 different types of animals!
Bilingual show.

Tickets: $5. Places are limited.

TD SUMMER READING CLUB – FINAL DRAW
Russell Branchmonkey reading

Saturday, August 18 – 11:30 AM
Lemonade and snacks for everyone!

GRAND PRIZE: 2 Chromebooks
Prizes donated by the Friends of the Library

STORYTIME IN THE PARK     NEW!storytime park

At the Keith M. Boyd Park, 591 Loucks Dr., Russell

Tuesdays, July 3, 17 and 31 and August 14
10:30 AM

Activity for the whole family. No registration required.
Activity will take place in the Russell Branch Library if it rains.

ADULT AND YOUNG ADULT PROGRAMS

Real solutions for your child’s learningreal solutions for your child
and behavior struggles

Workshop presented by Lorraine Driscoll,
Educational therapist & nutritionist
Russell Branch

Wednesday, June 27  7 PM
Registration required.
Cost: $5   

Walk in nature with tree experts

W.E. Burton Conservation Areanature walk

Saturday, August 11 – 10 AM
Join tree experts Owen Clarkin and Marcel Beauchamp for a walk in the conservation area and learn how to identify different species of trees and shrubs.

Meet up at the start of the trail.
602, Church Street, Russell.

Registration required.
No cost. 

Electronic cutting tool
Workshops
Russell Branch

By appointment
Learn how to use the Silhouette Cameo electronic cutting tool.
Participants will receive a certificate to be able to use the Library’s equipment.
Cost: $8.
Contact us for an appointment »

3D Printing – Makerbot
Workshops
Russell Branch

By appointment
Learn how to use the MakerBot 3D Printer.
Participants will receive a certificate to be able to use the Library’s equipment.
Cost: $5.
Contact us for an appointment »

The Knitting Club
Russell Branch

Tuesdays   6:30 to 8 PM
Knitters meet, chat and knit!
JOIN US!

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

Art @ the Library
Russell Branch

PHOTO CLUB – Mun. Russell Twp
Exhibit: June – July

Discover your local artists @ the library.