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Ruth E. Dickinson

100 Malvern

  • Mondays:10:00 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
  • Tuesdays:10:00 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
  • Wednesdays:10:00 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
  • Thursdays:10:00 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
  • Fridays:1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
  • Saturdays:10:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.
  • Sundays:1:00 p.m-5:00 p.m

Branches Nearby


100 Malvern
Ottawa K2J 2G5



Branch Features

  • Book drop open 24 hours
  • Credit Cards/Interac Accepted
  • Free Parking
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wireless Access
  • Refreshments available

What's Happening at Ruth E. Dickinson


Health DVDs for Seniors

Here are a few DVDs that may be of interest to seniors -- I was just organizing the dispaly of DVDs at Carlingwood and came across these -- they look good.  Check them out!

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Programs and Events

Prenatal Classes - October

October 20, 2014 - 6:00pm

Prenatal Class offered by Ottawa Public Health. A publi health nurse will lead this mini-series of three small group sessions. Registration required. One parent needs to register, but both should attend the sessions. Session 1. Birth Basics - Confidence and Comfort. Session 2. Breastfeeding Basics - Tips and Techniques. Session 3. Baby Basics - Preparing for parenthood. These sessions are meant to go along with OPH's free online prenatal program - A New Life - at Call Ottawa Public Health at 613-580-6744 ext 28020 for more information.

Duration: 120 min

Registration required? Yes

Learn more about: Prenatal Classes - October

Homework Club - Mondays

October 20, 2014 - 6:30pm

Get tutoring and homework help. In partnership with Frontier College.

Duration: 60 min

Registration required? No

Learn more about: Homework Club - Mondays

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Meeting Rooms

Meeting Room

Capacity: 60
Information: 613-580-2796

About Ruth E. Dickinson

This branch is named after the first chair of the Nepean Public Library. The branch is unique in that it shares space with the Walter Baker Sports Centre and John McCrae Secondary School. This very child-friendly branch boasts a spacious children's section and is the centre of a vibrant, growing community.

*Branch is closed Sundays from June 8 to August 31, 2014.