Play and learn with your kids! Fun, interactive early literacy stations include bubbles, puppets, LEGO, playdough, and more! Pick up a passport, complete the challenges, and take home a free book. Drop in anytime between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m at the Isabel Turner branch. The event is most suitable for families with children 6 and under.
Programs, Events, Services and Recommendations
You can now borrow passes for free family admission to Ingenium: Canada's Museums of Science and Innovation. A single pass will admit a group of two adults and up to four children to all three Ingenium sites. Visit the cows and small animals at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum. Sit at the controls of a Cessna 150 at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum. Invent, make and test in the Exploratek at the Canada Science and Technology Museum. Start planning an Ottawa adventure today! KFPL also loans separate passes to the National Gallery and the Canadian Museum of Nature.
Are you interested in honey bees or beekeeping? Maybe you’re interested in urban beekeeping or concerned about bee colonies dying off. On Saturday, January 20 (at 2 p.m.), Harley Gallagher of the Limestone Beekeepers Guild will be at Isabel Turner branch giving a public presentation on beekeeping. Come join us for a behind-the-scenes look at this fascinating subject.
We are excited to announce that King Con — Kingston's preeminent festival of comics, gaming, sci-fi, fantasy and other fandoms — will be taking place on March 10 and 11, 2018, at Sydenham Street United Church. Be sure to save the date!