March Break Programs

Spelling Bee Challenge

By having fun using games and puzzles, this class will help children learn new vocabulary and improve their spelling and language skills.

Tuesday, March 12
10am-11:30am
Glen Abbey Branch
Cost: Free
Age: 9Y-12Y
Course Code: 245211

Collage Party

Mix it up and make something colourful! Stop by to make your own piece of collage art. All materials provided.

  • Monday, March 11
    10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
  • Wednesday, March 13
    2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
    Woodside Branch
  • Thursday, March 14
    2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
    Glen Abbey Branch

Cost: Free
Age: 5Y+

Bugs, Bugs, Bugs! Presented by Soli & Rob

Soli tries to help Rob overcome his fear of bugs. Can she do it before they come face to face with the “Bungalow Bugs”? Find out in this musical with puppets all about the insect world.

Monday, March 11
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Central Branch, Auditorium
Cost: $5/1 Class
Age: All Ages

Tickets will be available at all branches two weeks prior to the event

Giant Games

Things are getting oversized with our giant games! Come try your hand at a variety of popular games jumbo sized for extra fun.

  • Monday, March 11
    2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
    Central Branch
  • Tuesday, March 12
    2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch
  • Wednesday, March 13
    2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
    White Oaks Branch
  • Thursday, March 14
    2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
    Woodside Branch

Cost: Free/1 Class
Age: 5Y+

Superhero Party!

Calling all superheroes! Join OPL staff as we bring out the superhero in all of us. With stories and crafts we celebrate what superheroes do and how we can all help our communities. Costumes are encouraged!

Monday, March 11
2pm-3pm
Glen Abbey Branch
Cost: $15
Age: 5Y-7Y
Course Code: 245218

Slime Science

Using common household ingredients, participants will get to create their own slime to take home. Get messy in this fun and interactive program!

Tuesday, March 12
2pm-3:30pm
Glen Abbey Branch
Cost: $15
Age: 8Y-12Y
Course Code: 245210

March Break Exploration Station

Drop by the library to play, discover, and explore different technologies and games.

  • Tuesday, March 12
    2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
    Central Branch
  • Wednesday, March 13
    10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch
  • Thursday, March 14
    2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
    White Oaks Branch
  • Friday, March 15
    11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    Woodside Branch
  • Saturday, March 16
    2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
    Glen Abbey Branch

Cost: Free/1 Class
Age: 5Y+

Family Movie

Come on down to Central Branch, bring your family and friends, and join us for a movie.

Wednesday, March 13
2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Central Branch, Auditorium
Cost: Free/Ticketed
Age: All Ages

Tickets will be made available at all OPL branches two weeks prior to the event.

Mad Science

Join mad scientists for fun science experiments!

    • Thursday, March 14
      10 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
      Woodside Branch
      Course Code:  245181
    • Thursday, March 14
      2 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
      Iroquois Ridge Branch
      Course Code: 245182

Cost:  $7/1 class
Age:  7Y+

 

Unicorn Party

Unicorns are magical and unique creatures, and so are you!  Come to our unicorn party to celebrate self-confidence, self-esteem, and social acceptance with creative crafts and stories.

  • Thursday, March 14
    10am-11am
    Glen Abbey Branch
    Course Code: 245224
  • Saturday, June 15
    11am-12pm
    White Oaks Branch
    Course code: 245223
  • Saturday, July 13
    11am-12pm
    White Oaks Branch
    Course code: 245288
  • Tuesday, July 16
    1:30pm-2:30pm
    Central Branch
    Course Code: 245287

Cost: $15/ 1 class
Age: 5Y-8Y

Puppet Show: Rabbit and Bear Paw Theatre Present “The Way”

We are proud to host Rabbit and Bear Paw Theatre’s “The Way”! Join us to learn the story of how the turtle carries our world on her back and how the tiny muskrat succeeded in giving all of us the greatest gift of all.

Thursday, March 14
10 a.m – 11 a.m.
Central Branch, Auditorium
Cost: $5/Ticket
Age: All Ages

Tickets will be made available at all OPL branches two weeks prior to the event

Coding Drop-in

Come explore the world of coding in this interactive and informal drop-in. Library staff will be on hand to assist in getting started and teaching you fundamentals of coding and computer science.

Friday, March 15
10:30 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Iroquois Ridge Branch
Cost: Free
Age: All Ages

Storytelling with Puppets

Bring your creativity and imagination!  Children will craft their own puppets and learn narrative skills by retelling a story through self directed performances.

Friday, March 15
2pm-3:30pm
Glen Abbey Branch
Cost: $15/1 Class
Age: 7Y-9Y
Course code: 245216


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