School Age

OzoBlockly

Join us to learn about computer science and coding with Ozobots. We will show you how to code using OzoBlockly, then give you a coding challenge!

  • Monday, May 27
    6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Course Code: 245184
  • Tuesday, July 16
    2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Course Code: 245266
  • Tuesday, August 27
    10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    Course Code: 245267

Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
Cost: $7
Age: 8Y-12Y

Two-Hour Tinker

Check out our new Two-Hour Tinker Loanable Tech Toys:

Visit Iroquois branch of Oakville Public Library to explore new technologies and creation. With your FREE library card you can sign out and play with a Code-A-Pillar, Ozobot, Cubelets, Snap Circuits and much more. The length of sign out is two-hours with most of the tech toys to be used in the Creation Zone at the Branch.

Where: Iroquois Ridge Branch, 1051 Glenashton Dr., Oakville, L6H 6Z4

When: During library hours

 

Cardboard Creations

It’s more than a box, it’s an invitation to play, create, and explore. Discover how a simple cardboard box can be transformed with a child’s imagination.

  • Saturday, July 13
    Iroquois Ridge Branch
  • Monday, July 15
    Woodside Branch
  • Thursday, August 22
    White Oaks Branch

2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Cost: Free
Age: All Ages

Virtual Reality Drop-in

Drop-in to the Iroquois Ridge branch to try out Virtual Reality and learn more about this cool technology.

  • Friday, July 26
  • Friday, August 23

10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Iroquois Ridge Branch
Cost: Free
Age: 8Y-12Y

Summer Reading Club Closing Ceremonies

After a great summer, it’s time to share everything we learned. Come relax and try some new activities, or show off some of the things you’ve practiced all summer.

Saturday, August 24
2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
Cost: Free
Age: All Ages

Bee the Change

In partnership with Oakville Green, children will develop an understanding of our natural world through stories, discussion, and activities. Get ready to learn about plants and even take one home.

Friday, July 19
2 p.m.-4 p.m.
White Oaks Branch
Cost: Free / 1 class
Age: 6Y-12Y
Course Code: 245236

Cursive Writing Drop-In

Interested in cursive writing, but unable to attend our Cursive Writing Workshop with Edda Manley? No fear, an alternative is here! This drop-in style session offers children of various ages the opportunity to engage in different activities aimed at introducing cursive writing.

Central

Thursday April 18th

6:30-8:00pm

Program Room

 

Glen Abbey

Friday April 12th

2:00-3:30pm

Program Room

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.

  • 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

Green Screen for Kids

Join us to try out green screen technology and create a cool scene featuring YOU.  Pick up your photo at a later date.

Tuesday April 23
3pm-4pm
White Oaks Branch
Course Code: 245174

Cost: $7/ 1 class
Age: 8Y-12Y

Reading Buddies

Drop-in to this weekly session for fun literacy activities and games.  Be paired up with a teen volunteer who will help you with your reading skills and have fun enjoying books together!

Sessions start the week of July 8 and runs until August 24.
(no session on Monday August 5)

Central Branch
Mondays
5:30pm-6:15pm
6:30pm-7:15pm

Woodside Branch
Tuesdays
2:00pm-2:45pm
3:00pm-3:45pm

Sixteen Mile Branch
Wednesdays
5:00pm-5:45pm
6:00pm-6:45pm

White Oaks Branch
Thursdays
10:00am-10:45am
11:00am-11:45am

Iroquois Ridge Branch
Saturdays
10:00am-10:45am
11:00am-11:45am

Age: 6Y-10Y
Cost: Free/Drop-in

TD Summer Reading Opening Ceremony featuring TEAM T & J

Welcome to the beginning of another exciting Summer Reading Club. Get ready to sing, clap and dance along with our exciting children’s performer TEAM T & J

Saturday July 6
2:00p.m.-3:00p.m.
Queen Elizabeth Community and Cultural Centre
Rehearsal Hall
2302 Bridge Road

Age: All ages
Cost: Free/Ticketed

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

 


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