Family Programs

Family Programs at the Cochrane Public Library!

If a session is not linked to a form, that class is full. Please fill out our waiting list form; if spots open up we will contact you. 

Night at the Library- Escape room events

Calling Escape room Enthusiasts!! Try to escape from these themed rooms before the time elapses. Register online on our website for your time slot. Only 6 people in each time slot so register early!!

Session: Friday October 19, @ 5 to 5:30- Register
                                              @5:45 to 6:15- Register
                                              @6:30 to 7:00- Register
                                              @7:15 to 7:45- Register

Session B: Saturday Oct 20, @ 11am to 11:30- Register
                                              @1pm to 1:30pm- Register
                                                                                     @2pm to 2:30pm- Register
                                                                                     @2:45 to 315pm -Register

Session: Friday December 7, @5:00 to 5:30-Register
                                               @5:45 to 6:15- Register
                                               @6:30 to 7:00-Register
                                               @7:15 to 7:45- Register 

Artisan's Lab ( ages 8+/parented)

Want to learn a new skill with your child? want some quailty to bond? Come together and make a new project every week. Space is limited so register early!!

Session : Sept 12 to Oct 17
Wednesdays 2 to 3
Click here to register


Learning Lab - Open Time
Come in and explore robotics equipment, green screen technology, jewelry-making tools, coding games, podcasting materials and more! Open surpervised lab hours listed below.

Monday to Friday @ 3-5

Crafty Corner

Come and sit down with us with whatever your project is. Maybe we could help you figure out what your next step should be!

Sessions: Saturdays Sept 15 to Dec 8 (no class Oct 27- Halloween party)
Second and Fourth Saturday of every month @ 1 to 2
Please drop by!!

Pirate Tales with Calum Lykan

Avast ye, scallywags! Join storyteller Captain Calum Lykan as part of his crew and listen to tales of skulduggery and high adventure while sailing the seven seas looking for treasure.

All ages are welcome at this family event! This program will be broadcast as part of the RISE Network programming. 

Wed Sept. 19 @ 4:00pm-6:00pm
Click here to register

A Haunted Halloween Party 

Things are getting spooky at the library! Fun activities and games for all ages!

Saturday October 27, 1-3 pm


Film and Book Club (Ages 13+)

Great books that graced the silver screen! Read the book and then come into the library to enjoy the film on the big screen. 
Thursdays, 6-8 pm

September: The Da Vinci Code - September 27
October: The Help - October 25
November: Jurassic Park - November 29
December: The Girl on the Train - December 20

Christmas at the Library

Celebrate the season with us at the library! Fun activities and games for all ages!

Saturday December 15, 1-3 pm


Fantastic Beasts and Where to find them: The Crimes of Grindelwald - Library Fundraiser

We've rented out the Cochrane Movie House for another movie night! Doors at the theater open at 3:30 pm, movie starts at 4 pm, after party begins at 6 pm at the library and includes pizza and activities. Tickets are $15.00 each; come to the ilbrary to register and pick up your tickets!

Friday November 16, 3:30 pm (at the Movie House), 6 pm at the Library.

David Bouchard: More Than Words Tour

The Cochrane Public Library is proud to announce that David Bouchard, Metis speaker, author, and educator, will be coming to Cochrane on October 25! David's presentation will be aimed at elementary students, but all ages are welcome at this family event. Special thanks to Cochrane High School for hosting this event!

Thursday, October 25, 4:30-6:00 p.m.
Location: Cochrane High School (529 4th Avenue North)
Click here to register