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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:Closed


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

Programs and Events

Hack It

July 29, 2014 - 10:15am

Bring an object from home; we’ll wreck it and remake it. Ages 9-12.

Duration: 60 min

Registration required? Yes

Learn more about: Hack It

Incredible Inventions

July 29, 2014 - 2:00pm

Learn all about different Canadian inventors, like Fred Bell, and their inventions through games and exciting hands-on activities. Make a miniature model, explore the use of a variety of different artifacts and much more! Ages 6-12.

Duration: 60 min

Registration required? Yes

Learn more about: Incredible Inventions

Wii Game On

July 30, 2014 - 10:15am

Play WiiU games at the library. Ages 6 and up.

Duration: 60 min

Registration required? Yes

Learn more about: Wii Game On

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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.