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Arts and CultureSee more in category Arts and Culture

Closing Ceremony

Constance Bay

Join us for the TD Summer Reading Club 2015 wrap-up!

Closing Ceremony

Carp

Join us for the TD Summer Reading Club 2015 wrap-up!

Curtain Call

Constance Bay

Let’s pretend until the story ends! Ages 5-12.

BabytimeSee more in category Babytime

Summer Babytime

Sunnyside

Stories, rhymes and songs for babies and a parent or caregiver. 0-18 months.

Summer Babytime / L’été des bébés à la biblio

Main

Stories, rhymes and songs for babies and a parent or caregiver. 0-18 months. / Contes, comptines et chansons pour les bébés et un parent ou gardien. 0-18 mois.

Summer Babytime

Carlingwood

Stories, rhymes and songs for babies and a parent or caregiver. 0-18 months

Books and ReadingSee more in category Books and Reading

Club de lecture - «Le sumo qui ne pouvait pas grossir» de Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt

Nepean Centrepointe

Venez parler littérature avec d’autres passionnés dans une atmosphère détendue!

Club de lecture - «Le premier jour» de Marc Levy

Nepean Centrepointe

Venez parler littérature avec d’autres passionnés dans une atmosphère détendue!

Club de lecture - « Rue des boutiques obscures» de Patrick Modiano

Nepean Centrepointe

Venez parler littérature avec d’autres passionnés dans une atmosphère détendue!

Computers and TechnologySee more in category Computers and Technology

Techno Buddies

Carlingwood

Teen Volunteers share their knowledge of: Instagram, Tumblr, Facebook, E-mail, and Twitter

eBook Clinic

Ruth E. Dickinson

Receive one-on-one assistance and learn how to access OPL's ebooks. Bring your ebook device, phone, tablet or laptop along with you. Drop-in program.

3D Printer and Laser Cutter Certification

Nepean Centrepointe

Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will instruct participants in the proper use of the Imagine Space 3D printers. Topics will include: -How to create and prepare 3D files for printing -Safe and acceptable use of equipment and tools -An overview of policies and procedures governing the use of 3D...

Family StorytimeSee more in category Family Storytime

Contes en famille d'été

Greenboro

Contes, comptines et chansons pour les enfants de tous âges et un parent ou gardien.

Summer Family Storytime

Carp

Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver.

Evening Family Storytime

Richmond

Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver.

Health and WellnessSee more in category Health and Wellness

Prenatal Classes (December: Tuesday Sessions)

Nepean Centrepointe

Prenatal Class offered by Ottawa Public Health (OPH). A public health nurse will lead this mini-series of three small group sessions. Only one parent must register but both are welcome. Session 1: Birth Basics-Confidence & Comfort. Session 2: Breastfeeding Basics-Tips & Techniques....

Prenatal Classes (November: Tuesday Sessions)

Nepean Centrepointe

Prenatal Class offered by Ottawa Public Health (OPH). A public health nurse will lead this mini-series of three small group sessions. Only one parent must register but both are welcome. Session 1: Birth Basics-Confidence & Comfort. Session 2: Breastfeeding Basics-Tips & Techniques....

Prenatal Classes (October: Tuesday Sessions)

Nepean Centrepointe

Prenatal Class offered by Ottawa Public Health (OPH). A public health nurse will lead this mini-series of three small group sessions. Only one parent must register but both are welcome. Session 1: Birth Basics-Confidence & Comfort. Session 2: Breastfeeding Basics-Tips & Techniques....

Hobbies and CraftsSee more in category Hobbies and Crafts

ABC to XYZ

Constance Bay

Won’t you come explore with me. Ages 5-12.

Teen Gaming Club

Carlingwood

Come play Wii U, XBox 360, and Game Cube on the big screen. Learn new tricks by Notre Dame High School Teens: Darius Hackney and Andrew Smith. For ages 13 to 18.

I Spy With My Little Senses

Carp

Squishy, squeaky, stinky, salty, sparkly sensory stuff. Ages 6-12.

HomeworkSee more in category Homework

Homework Club/ Club de Devoirs

Rosemount

Get tutoring and homework help. In partnership with Frontier College./ Recevez du tutorat et de l'aide avec les travaux scolaires. Programme offert en collaboration avec le Collège Frontière.

Homework Club / Club de devoirs

Hazeldean

Get tutoring and homework help. Ages 6 - 12. Led by Frontier College Wednesdays 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Recoit du tutorat et de l'aide avec les travaux scolaires. Pour les 6 - 12 ans. Avec des bénévoles de Frontier College. Les mercredi 16h-17:30h

Homework Club/ Club de devoirs

Elmvale Acres

Homework help for elementary and middle school students. / Recevez du tutorat et de l'aide avec les travaux scolaires. Pour les étudiants de la 1ère à la 8ième année.

Imagine SpaceSee more in category Imagine Space

3D Printer and Laser Cutter Certification

Nepean Centrepointe

Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will instruct participants in the proper use of the Imagine Space 3D printers. Topics will include: -How to create and prepare 3D files for printing -Safe and acceptable use of equipment and tools -An overview of policies and procedures governing the use of 3D...

3D Printer and Laser Cutter Certification

Nepean Centrepointe

Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will instruct participants in the proper use of the Imagine Space 3D printers. Topics will include: -How to create and prepare 3D files for printing -Safe and acceptable use of equipment and tools -An overview of policies and procedures governing the use of 3D...

3D printer and Laser Cutter Certification

Nepean Centrepointe

Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will instruct participants in the proper use of the Imagine Space 3D printers. Topics will include: -How to create and prepare 3D files for printing -Safe and acceptable use of equipment and tools -An overview of policies and procedures governing the use of 3D...

Jobs and CareersSee more in category Jobs and Careers

Drop-In Job Help

Carlingwood

Looking for your first job? Wondering how to get experience when you have no experience? Come to our Drop-In Job Club workshop to gain in person expert advice from a Youth Zone Specialist.

Skilled Trades and Apprenticeship

Elmvale Acres

This workshop includes an overview of the apprenticeship process and how skilled workers can apply their international experience towards Canadian certification. Offered in partnership with YMCA-YWCA Power of Trades. Registration recommended.

Skilled Trades and Apprenticeship

Emerald Plaza

This workshop includes an overview of the apprenticeship process and how skilled workers can apply their international experience towards Canadian certification. Offered in partnership with YMCA-YWCA Power of Trades. Registration recommended.

Language LearningSee more in category Language Learning

Groupe de conversation en français/French Conversation Group

Greenboro

Améliorez votre français parlé et rencontrez des gens dans une ambiance conviviale et décontractée. Aucune inscription requise./ Practice your French language conversation skills and meet new friends in a relaxed and friendly environment. No registration required.

Groupe de conversation en français – débutant / French Conversation Group – beginner

Alta Vista

Améliorez votre français parlé et rencontrez des gens dans une ambiance conviviale et décontractée. Aucune inscription requise./ Practice your French language conversation skills and meet new friends in a relaxed and friendly environment. No registration required.

Groupe de conversation en français – débutant / French Conversation Group – beginner

Alta Vista

Améliorez votre français parlé et rencontrez des gens dans une ambiance conviviale et décontractée. Aucune inscription requise./ Practice your French language conversation skills and meet new friends in a relaxed and friendly environment. No registration required.

Lectures and DiscussionsSee more in category Lectures and Discussions

Open Web Application Security: A Debate

Main

The Open Web Application Security (OWASP) June event at the Library will be new and different, again! This time we are having a lively and informative debate about bug bounty and white hat programs! What’s that you say? ...

How to Survive Your First Day at High School

Sunnyside

In this friendly info sharing session, you will hear about useful strategies for your first day at Grade 9 from other teens who have already been there.

Being Modern: What the Enlightenment Can Still Teach Us

Main

The 18th century Enlightenment changed everything. “All that is solid melts into air,” as Karl Marx famously describes the modern world the Enlightenment inaugurates. Institutions, religious beliefs, cultural values, even the sense of ourselves as individuals and our place in nature and society:...

ParentingSee more in category Parenting

Prenatal Class - August

Ruth E. Dickinson

Prenatal Class offered by Ottawa Public Health (OPH). A public health nurse will lead this mini-series of three small group sessions. Only one parent must register but both are welcome. Session 1. Birth Basics-Confidence & Comfort. Session 2: Breastfeeding Basics-Tips & Techniques....

Cours prénatal (séance de décembre: jeudi)

Cumberland

Cours prénatal offert par Santé publique Ottawa (SPO). Une infirmière en santé publique animera cette mini-série de trois séances en petit groupe. Un seul des parents doit s’inscrire, mais les deux sont les bienvenus. Séance 1 : Les rudiments de l’accouchement - confiance et confort. Séance 2 :...

Cours prénatal (séance d'août: jeudi)

Cumberland

Cours prénatal offert par Santé publique Ottawa (SPO). Une infirmière en santé publique animera cette mini-série de trois séances en petit groupe. Un seul des parents doit s’inscrire, mais les deux sont les bienvenus. Séance 1 : Les rudiments de l’accouchement - confiance et confort. Séance 2 :...

Social servicesSee more in category Social services

Welcome to Ottawa: Settlement Information

Emerald Plaza

This series offers newcomers the unique and personal opportunity to learn how to navigate City of Ottawa services and settlement agencies. Participants get help with permanent residence, citizenship and sponsorship. ...

Citizenship, Permanent Resident and Work Permit Information

Carlingwood

This workshop provides information for newcomers that covers permanent residency, citizenship, sponsorship, as well as filing for work permits and students visas. Offered in partnership with Catholic Centre for Immigrants. Registration recommended.

Preparation for the Canadian Citizenship Test

Nepean Centrepointe

For candidates who would like to know more about the content of the exam, the format, and the type of questions that might be covered. Participants can ask questions, as well as discuss some of the complex topics that are addressed on the exam. Offered in partnership with Y-NIC. Registration...

StorytimeSee more in category Storytime

Summer Family Storytime/Contes en famille d’été

Sunnyside

Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. / Contes, comptines et chansons pour les enfants de tous âges et un parent ou gardien.

I spy with my Little Senses./Je vois par mes sens.

Cumberland

Squishy, squeaky, stinky, salty, sparkly sensory stuff. Ages 4 - 6./ Des trucs spongieux, grinçants, malodorants, sales et brillants pour éveiller les sens. Pour les 4 à 6 ans.

Nature Play/Au naturel

Cumberland

Nature themed books and activities. Ages 4 - 6./Jeux, activités et contes autour de la nature. Pour les 4 à 6 ans.

ToddlertimeSee more in category Toddlertime

Summer Toddlertime

Centennial

Stories, rhymes and songs for toddlers and a parent or caregiver. 19-35 months.

Toddlertime / Tout-petits à la biblio

North Gloucester

Stories, rhymes and songs for a toddler and a parent or caregiver. Ages 18-35 months. / Contes, comptines et chansons pour les tout-petits et un parent ou gardien. 19-35 mois.

Summer Toddlertime

Sunnyside

Stories, rhymes and songs for toddlers and a parent or caregiver. 19-35 months.

TravelSee more in category Travel

Pilgrimage: Life lessons learned from walking

Nepean Centrepointe

Pilgrimage, especially on the Camino path in northern Spain, is becoming increasingly popular. Information abounds on how to physically prepare for such a journey, but little consideration is given to the mental, emotional and spiritual upheaval that pilgrimage brings. As experienced, modern...

Pilgrimage: Life lessons learned from walking

Beaverbrook

Pilgrimage, especially on the Camino path in northern Spain, is becoming increasingly popular. Information abounds on how to physically prepare for such a journey, but little consideration is given to the mental, emotional and spiritual upheaval that pilgrimage brings. As experienced, modern...

A Taste of Camping Life in Ontario Parks

Beaverbrook

Let Ontario Parks bring camping to you! Come and learn about Ontario’s beautiful provincial parks though a multi-media presentation and experience camping gear with hands-on demonstrations. Bring the whole family! Offered in partnership with Ontario Parks. Registration recommended.

Writing and poetrySee more in category Writing and poetry

Orléans Writing Group

Orléans

Are you interested in writing? Are you an aspiring author? Are you a published author? Come and join the Orleans Writing Group! Build a network that promotes Ottawa writers. Meetings every Tuesday at 10 am at the Orléans branch. Drop in. For more info visit www.freewebs.com/orleanswritinggroup. ...

Stittsville Creative Writing Group

Stittsville

If you write a little, or a lot, and would enjoy sharing your creative thoughts within a group setting, please come along to the Stittsville Creative Writing Group on Thursday evenings, from 6:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.

Groupe français d'écriture d'Orléans

Orléans

Êtes-vous intéressés à l’écriture? Avez-vous publié un livre? Joignez-vous au Groupe français d’écriture d’Orléans! ...