Upcoming Events

Fun With Books Workshop

02/06/2016, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Kenneth Oppel Visit to Ottawa

02/06/2016, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Celebrated Canadian author Kenneth Oppel will be at the Ruth E. Dickinson branch of the Ottawa Public Library on Thursday, June 2nd from 7pm to... Read More

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Easter Weekend Hours

We’ll be closed Friday, Sunday and Monday and open regular hours on Saturday. Happy Easter.

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We have upcoming book launches: Tuesday March 22nd we’ll be celebrating the launch of Alan Cumyn’s new book: Hot Pterodactyl Boyfriend at 7pm at the Georgetown Pub on Bank St. Thursday March 24th we’ll be at TD McGee’s on Centrum in Orleans at 7pm to help Lucy Briand celebrate the launch of her book Magnetic… Read More

We’ll be closed on February 15th for Family Day!

Holiday Hours and Closures

Our hours are as follows: Monday to Wednesday 9:30 to 5:30 Thursday and Friday 9:30 to 8 Saturday 9:30 to 5:30 Sunday 10 to 4 We will close at 2pm on Thursday, December 24th and will be closed December 25th and 26th. We’re also closed December 31st and January 1st. We wish you and your… Read More

Teen Author Fest-Ottawa Public Library

The Ottawa Public Library’s Teen Author Fest is starting out Thursday October 29th at the Sunnyside Branch at 7pm.  You can meet Holly Bodger, Kelley Powell and Allan Stratton and talk about books and writing with them.  We’ll be there too-selling their books! Here’s the link: https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/content/teen-author-fest        

Authors for Indies Day is May 2nd 2015

There are 113 book stores across Canada hosting 547 authors on May 2nd-Authors for Indies Day and Kaleidoscope is one of them! We have 11 fantastic local authors coming to the store in different shifts: 10am-noon meet Caroline Pignat, Don Cummer ,  Kathy Clark and Alan Neal noon-2pm meet Frances Itani, Rachel Eugster and Eleanor… Read More

Inventory Wednesday January 28th

Wish us luck as we count all the books on Wednesday January 28th! We’ll be closed for business unless it is a book emergency!

Holiday Hours

We will have our regular hours over the holidays with the following exceptions:   Wednesday December 24th we’re open from 9:30am-4pm Thursday December 25th we are closed Friday December 26th we are closed Wednesday December 31st we are closed Thursday January 1st we are closed   All the best for the holiday season!!

Holiday Recommendations!

  We here at Kaleidoscope kids would like to remind you all that there is a limited time left to get your special order in on time for gifts to arrive by Christmas or the end of Channukah! We’re open until 8 o’clock every Thursday and Friday for your shopping convenience, so stop on by!… Read More

Holiday Hours at the KKB

We will be open on Thursday and Friday evenings until 8pm from November 1st to December 23rd for your shopping convenience. New holiday books are pouring in every day! Come and visit.

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