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Online for you! In this period of social distancing, Ottawa Public Library offers you content for leisure and learning…at the tip of your fingertips. Isolation does not equal boredom – and we can help you answer the question: What can I do today? Creative activities, wellness tips, literary and cultural gems, learning tools, and much more – we’ve got lots to inspire, encourage, and entertain you during this period of social distancing. Discover OPL’s amazing online content that will help you make the most of this time out.

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  • A collage of old black and white photography

    Drop in to share research strategies, & discover what resources are available for your research. Volunteers from The Ontario Genealogical Society will be here to...

    Google Meet

    Tuesday May 18, 2021 at 2:00pm / until May 25, 2021

  • This session on training fundamentals will include topics such as: what to expect when registering your dog for dog training, time and monetary investments, benefits...

    Online

    Wednesday May 19, 2021 at 7:00pm

  • This workshop / classroom on dog training will include hands-on tricks and tips for families with younger children, examples of how to groom and how...

    Online

    Friday May 21, 2021 at 4:30pm

  • cycling

    Join Denise from EnviroCentre to discover some of the interesting destinations in Ottawa that are easily accessible by bicycle!  Heritage sites, nature areas and...

    Tuesday Jun 1, 2021 at 12:00pm

  • cycling

    Join Jennifer and Rodd from EnviroCentre to learn about urban cycling. Delivered by experienced cyclists, this workshop will provide participants with tips on incorporating cycling...

    Thursday Jun 3, 2021 at 12:00pm

  • cycling

    Joignez-vous à Denise d'EnviroCentre pour cet atelier.

    Cet atelier sera animé par un cycliste chevronné, qui donnera aux participants des conseils...

    Tuesday Jun 8, 2021 at 12:00pm