Fiero Code

The library has added Fiero Code to our digital library!💻🤩

Fiero Code is Learn to Code Software for kids ages 8-18. Fiero Code teaches the skills necessary to make websites, apps, programs, animations, video games, and more! Fiero offers a gamified learning experience ― as you progress through the activities, you’ll earn accessories and clothes for your avatar.

To access this great resource visit our digital resources for learning to click the link to fiero code and sign in with your library card!

Need assistance with logging in please do not hesitate to call 613-432-8151 ext. 603, we are happy to help!

Have fun coding!!

Poetry Celebration Contest

Psst… join in on the K. Valerie Connor Memorial Poetry Celebration Contest.

The contest is an annual province-wide literary contest run by The Leacock Museum in the City of Orillia, open to poets of all ages and experience levels across Ontario in three categories: Elementary, Intermediate, and Adult, with cash prizes awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in each category.

For more details visit their website.

Dancer Not Dementia

Thursday, March 16th | 3:00 – 4:00 PM

A short documentary presented by Canada’s National Ballet School. to showcase and highlight the research, development and impacts of our dementia-friendly dance programming, they have created this documentary to capture and share how dance supports people living with dementia and challenges stigma. Join us in challenging dementia-related stigma through dance!

Please register online.

Spring Programs 2023

Our March, April and May 2023 programs have been released.

For program information, call the library at 613-432-8151 ext. 603 (Adult Department) or ext. 611 (Children’s Department), or email

You may also try the contacts below:

For children and family programs, contact Susan: or call 613-432-8151 ext. 610

For Teen and Tween programs, email Emily at

For Adult and Senior programs, email Danielle at

Dementia Inclusive Training

Friday, March 10th | 3:00 PM | Please Register online.
Presented by The Dementia Society Ottawa and Renfrew County.
Our population is aging and as a result the incidence of
dementia is increasing. Currently in Ottawa and the
surrounding area there are more than 24,000 people
living with dementia and this number is expected to
double by 2030. Learn about the different types of
dementia, how to spot warning signs, communication
tips, environmental considerations and dementia

Paper Bag Princess Week!

(February 28th – March 4th)

Celebrate the children’s classic “The Paper Bag Princess” by Robert Munsch with a Paper Bag Princess Activity Kit! The Activity Kits will be available for pick up February 28th – March 4th!

Join us Sat. Mar. 4th, 10:00am till Noon for an interactive reading of the Paper Bag Princess plus Dragon & Castle activities!

This year’s Paper Bag Princess theme is “Banned Books”!

Stretch your Grocery Budget

Thursday, March 9th | 6:00 – 7:00 PM
The price of groceries is at an all-time high. Join us to
learn some tips and tricks to stretch your grocery
budget. We will discuss price matching, cash back
apps, couponing and loyalty programs.

If you have any money saving ideas, please come
prepared to share, so we can all get
more bang for our buck!

Please register online.

Freedom to Read Week!

Happy Freedom to Read Week!

February 19th – 25th we are celebrating and encouraging Canadians to think about our intellectual freedom. Intellectual freedom is the right of every individual to both seek and receive information from all points of view without restriction. Visit the library this week to select a book that has been on a challenged works list and take part in your freedom to read!