UPDATE: Curbside services during the stay-at-home order– effective Apr. 8

08/04/2021

Starting Thursday, April 8:

  • All our open branches will offer curbside returns and holds pick up.
  • Customers will no longer be permitted to enter the buildings.
  • The Bookmobile and Homebound Services will continue.
  • Hours of operation will remain the same.
  • Borrowed items can only be returned when branches are open.
  • Mask wearing outside in line remains mandatory.

For more details, go to the OPL blog.

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Computer and cup of coffee

Joignez-vous à nous pour cette session de notre série, Tech Café : Principes de base, présentée par L’association Canadiens branchés.

Apprenez c’est quoi Youtube, comment...

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Monday May 10, 2021 at 4:00pm

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BIG Emotions like anxiety, stress, anger and fear, and more, can take over. This workshop will give you mindfulness tools to work with those emotions...

Monday May 10, 2021 at 4:30pm

Book cover and headshot

CBC Television’s Lucy van Oldenbarneveld sits down with Linwood Barclay, The New York Times bestselling author of Elevator Pitch and master of psychological suspense about...

Online

Monday May 10, 2021 at 7:30pm

Join us online for live stories, songs and rhymes, for children ages 6 and under. Click on the green button below to launch the program...

Tuesday May 11, 2021 at 10:30am / until Jun 15, 2021

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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 11, 2021 at 2:00pm / until May 25, 2021

Dungeons and Dragons for Kids with dice
Hail Adventurers! Join us for a mini D&D campaign. The first week we will make characters and the following 3 weeks we will adventure. For...

Tuesday May 11, 2021 at 4:00pm

Dungeons and Dragons for teens
A complete D&D mini-adventure played over four sessions for teens 13-18. Players will play through a complete adventure with pre-generated characters over the course of...

Tuesday May 11, 2021 at 4:00pm

Joignez-vous à nous pour des activités de stimulation virtuelles entre parents et leur petit puis partagez vos expériences. Explorez de nouvelles idées faciles et amusantes...

Wednesday May 12, 2021 at 10:00am / until Jun 16, 2021

Seeds, vegetables, and plant pots

Cette présentation est une introduction au jardinage biologique, avec une emphase sur la production maraichère. Joignez-vous à Odette McIntyre, Maître-Jardinier, pour cet atelier en français...

En ligne

Wednesday May 12, 2021 at 12:00pm

Joins-toi à l’équipe de l’Atelier Maker Mobile uOttawa, pour un atelier interactif. Tu apprendras à créer une animation, à l’aide du programme Scratch. Découvre comment...

Wednesday May 12, 2021 at 4:30pm

This session on dog ownership will include topics such as: grooming (ear care, nail clipping, washing, brushing, etc.), vet visits and shots (neutering, dental care,...

Online

Wednesday May 12, 2021 at 7:00pm

Rejoignez-nous en direct pour des histoires, des chansons et des comptines, pour les enfants 6 ans et moins. Cliquez sur le bouton vert ci-dessous pour...

Thursday May 13, 2021 at 10:30am / until Jun 17, 2021

Parent Baby Connections
Join us for a virtual Babytime program for young children, ages 0 to 18 months. We will explore memorable songs, rhymes and resources to bond...

Thursday May 13, 2021 at 2:30pm / until Jun 17, 2021

Join us online for live stories, songs and rhymes, for children ages 6 and under. / Rejoignez-nous en direct pour des histoires, des chansons et...

Thursday May 13, 2021 at 4:00pm / until Jun 17, 2021

Tech Cafe Fundamentals logo
The technology we live and work with every day can present challenges to people with disabilities, whether they are serious or minor. There are many...

Online

Thursday May 13, 2021 at 4:00pm

Logo for the Tech Café Fundamentals series
Join us for the Tech Café Fundamentals program being presented by Connected Canadians. Discover how to use tools and apps for popular music that will...

Monday May 17, 2021 at 4:00pm

Mindfulness
Learn about mindfulness & mindful meditation. Explore evidence based strategies that will improve your focus, attention, and your relationship with emotions like anxiety, stress, anger...

Monday May 17, 2021 at 4:30pm

headshot and book cover

Join us for a conversation between Ellen Chang-Richardson, the founder of Little Birds Poetry and the co-founder of Riverbed Reading Series, and Jen Sookfong Lee...

Online

Monday May 17, 2021 at 8:00pm

Join us online for live stories, songs and rhymes, for children ages 6 and under. Click on the green button below to launch the program...

Tuesday May 11, 2021 at 10:30am / until Jun 15, 2021

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 11, 2021 at 2:00pm / until May 25, 2021

Joignez-vous à nous pour des activités de stimulation virtuelles entre parents et leur petit puis partagez vos expériences. Explorez de nouvelles idées faciles et amusantes...

Wednesday May 12, 2021 at 10:00am / until Jun 16, 2021

Seeds, vegetables, and plant pots

You can grow vegetables here and there and anywhere! Join Master Gardener Judith Cox for an introduction to vegetable gardening.  

A Master Gardener since...

Online

Wednesday May 19, 2021 at 12:00pm

Join UOttawa Maker Mobile for a fun interactive workshop. You will learn basic coding concepts and will create your own version of a randomizer game,...

Wednesday May 19, 2021 at 4:30pm

Logo for the Tech Café

Typography—the art and technique of arranging type—has been around for thousands of years and is constantly evolving. Good typography makes it easy to read and...

Monday Jun 14, 2021 at 4:00pm

une famille en camping

Le plaisir de préparer des repas en pleine nature sur feu de bois ou réchaud!  Des idées de menus pour un séjour en camping réussi....

En ligne

Tuesday Jun 29, 2021 at 7:00pm

Logo for the Tech Café

In the last few years there has been a lot of news about autonomous self-driving cars. Bob Walker from the Ottawa PC Users’ Group...

Monday Jun 21, 2021 at 4:00pm

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The Our Stories: Indigenous Book Club runs from January - June 2021, with monthly books including poetry, fiction, memoirs and plays. At the end of...

Wednesday May 19, 2021 at 7:00pm

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 11, 2021 at 2:00pm / until May 25, 2021

Hands holding coffee cups

At a Death Cafe people, often strangers, gather to discuss death.  Our objective is to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people...

Online

Friday May 28, 2021 at 12:30pm

Computer and cup of coffee

Joignez-vous à nous pour cette session de notre série, Tech Café : Principes de base, présentée par L’association Canadiens branchés.

Apprenez c’est quoi Youtube, comment...

En ligne

Monday May 10, 2021 at 4:00pm

Seeds, vegetables, and plant pots

Cette présentation est une introduction au jardinage biologique, avec une emphase sur la production maraichère. Joignez-vous à Odette McIntyre, Maître-Jardinier, pour cet atelier en français...

En ligne

Wednesday May 12, 2021 at 12:00pm

This session on dog ownership will include topics such as: grooming (ear care, nail clipping, washing, brushing, etc.), vet visits and shots (neutering, dental care,...

Online

Wednesday May 12, 2021 at 7:00pm

Seeds, vegetables, and plant pots

You can grow vegetables here and there and anywhere! Join Master Gardener Judith Cox for an introduction to vegetable gardening.  

A Master Gardener since...

Online

Wednesday May 19, 2021 at 12:00pm

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

Seeds, vegetables, and plant pots

Involving children in the garden will not only give you joy but will also give them a new look at the world.  As an honorary...

Online

Wednesday May 26, 2021 at 12:00pm

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

Seeds, vegetables, and plant pots

Are you tired of weeding, mowing, watering your lawn?  Have you considered going grassless?  Master Gardener Julianne Labreche decided to remove the turf grass from...

Online

Wednesday Jun 2, 2021 at 12:00pm

Book cover and headshot

CBC Television’s Lucy van Oldenbarneveld sits down with Linwood Barclay, The New York Times bestselling author of Elevator Pitch and master of psychological suspense about...

Online

Monday May 10, 2021 at 7:30pm

Seeds, vegetables, and plant pots

If you live in a place where you don’t have any regular garden beds, such as an apartment or condo, containers are the way to...

Online

Wednesday Jun 9, 2021 at 12:00pm

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

Seeds, vegetables, and plant pots

Le jardinage en contentants est un moyen d’avoir un jardin même si vous avez peu d’espace (p.ex. sur un balcon).  Il est aussi une façon...

En ligne

Wednesday Jun 16, 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

Tech Cafe Fundamentals logo
The technology we live and work with every day can present challenges to people with disabilities, whether they are serious or minor. There are many...

Online

Thursday May 13, 2021 at 4:00pm

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

Before you go looking for and purchasing a device or application to make accessing your technology easier, it’s worth making sure you don’t already have...

Online

Thursday May 20, 2021 at 4:00pm

headshot and book cover

Join us for a conversation between Ellen Chang-Richardson, the founder of Little Birds Poetry and the co-founder of Riverbed Reading Series, and Jen Sookfong Lee...

Online

Monday May 17, 2021 at 8:00pm

There are various options for assistive devices. We’ll explore the pros and cons of assistive software and hardware produced and sold on the open market....

Online

Thursday May 27, 2021 at 4:00pm

family by a campfire

Thinking about a camping vacation this year? Never tried it before? From trip planning to camp cooking to equipment lists and campfire building, Parks Canada's...

Online

Tuesday Jun 1, 2021 at 7:00pm

Logo for the Tech Café Fundamentals series
Join us for the Tech Café Fundamentals program being presented by Connected Canadians. Discover how to use tools and apps for popular music that will...

Monday May 17, 2021 at 4:00pm

family by a campfire

New to camping?  Wondering what you will do while you're camping?  Among the many activities to do while camping, observing the flora and fauna is...

Online

Tuesday Jun 8, 2021 at 7:00pm

Logo for the Tech Café

Although the idea of wills and estate planning can be a difficult one for many people to deal with, once they decide to make a...

Monday May 31, 2021 at 4:00pm

family by a campfire

So you'd like to go camping this year, but your children are far younger than the ones in the picture? Yes, you can camp with...

Online

Tuesday Jun 15, 2021 at 7:00pm

Logo for the Tech Café

#PasswordPhrasing is all about making it easier to manage passwords.  Lawrence Patterson (ISSO, ITIL & two decades supporting people’s personal / professional technology needs) will...

Monday Jun 7, 2021 at 4:00pm

une famille en camping

De la planification de voyage à la cuisine en plein air en passant par la liste d’équipement et la construction du feu de camp, cet...

En ligne

Tuesday Jun 22, 2021 at 7:00pm