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Some in-branch programs require registration with your library card. Please log in with your library account or follow this link to apply for a card online. You can also apply for a card in person at any of our 33 locations.

  • Thursdays, Mar 14, 2024 - Apr 25, 2024
    7:00pm
    60 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Find warmth in the winter season with camaraderie, conversation and crafting at this casual, drop-in meet-up! Bring your own craft project and supplies to work on in the good company of your neighbourhood and community. 

    Open to adults (18+) of all levels of interest and ability. Bring your knitting, crochet, hand-stitching, coloring, drawing etc. (nothing messy or requiring machinery please!). Don't have a project? No problem! Options will be provided.

    Held every 2nd and 4th Thursday, January - April.

  • Friday Mar 15, 2024 at 10:15am
    45 minutes

    Are you a new library user and want to learn about what we offer at the Ottawa Public Library? Have you been an OPL member for years, but want to learn more about our collections, services, and programs? Join us to discover what you can access at your local library branch, and have a chance at winning some OPL merch! Registration encouraged but drop-ins always welcome.

  • Friday Mar 15, 2024 at 11:00am
    60 minutes

    Sorry this event is full

    Join us for a tour of the Digitization Lab. This lab is equipped with bookable work stations that allow you to digitize your old photographs, slides and negatives, as well as your VHS tapes and 8mm film reels. This tour will be an orientation of the equipment, the stations and the online booking system.

  • Fridays, Mar 15, 2024 - Jun 21, 2024
    2:00pm
    60 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Do you enjoy reading mysteries? Share the enjoyment of good mysteries in a relaxed atmosphere. Join us for discussion usually every third Friday of the month. 

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    Saturdays, Mar 16, 2024 - Mar 16, 2024
    12:30pm
    240 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Ottawa Bad Movie Nights and Ottawa Public Library present a screening of Clue...but that's not all! There will also be a whole room in B125 dedicated to the Clue board game with multiple versions of the game and even a CLUEmaster to assist you if need be.

    The film is free to attend, starts at 1:00 PM and will take place in the Main branch auditorium.

  • Mondays, Mar 18, 2024 - Jun 17, 2024
    1:30pm
    90 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Monday, May 20th, 2024 session has been rescheduled to Monday, May 27th, 2024. Same time. 

    Enjoy singing your favourite soft pop songs from the 50’s-80’s, Celtic and other folk music! All ages and levels of experience welcome. 

    3rd Monday of the month@ 1:30-3:00.

    September-June. Some exceptions may apply. 

  • Books

    Monday Mar 18, 2024 at 1:30pm
    60 minutes

    Join us as we discuss "The German Heiress" by Anika Scott.

    Copies of the book are available at the Osgoode Service Hub.  Drop in.

  • Monday Mar 18, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Members of the Blackburn Hamlet Book Club meet to enjoy and discuss a wide variety of books selected by book club members. All welcome!

    Drop in.

    March 18, 2024, The Maid by Nita Prose

  • Mondays, Mar 18, 2024 - May 13, 2024
    2:00pm
    240 minutes

    8 sessions remaining

    Enjoy games and meet new friends. We will have tea, games, cards, puzzles and colouring books.

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    Mondays, Mar 18, 2024 - Dec 16, 2024
    2:30pm
    90 minutes

    10 sessions remaining

    The Stittsville Library Book Club meet on the third Monday of most months and read a variety of fiction and non-fiction books.  Registration is required.