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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.

  • Woman clutching her hair in frustration, looking at her laptop

    Saturday Jun 22, 2024 at 2:00pm
    120 minutes

    The average time it takes for an unprotected computer to be compromised after connecting to the Internet is under 15 minutes. Don't let it be yours!

    Chris Taylor, President of the Ottawa PC Users' Group, will show you the simple steps you need to take to keep your PC from being hacked.

    And best of all, it can be done for free!

    **Please note that you are not required to bring your laptop for the session.

  • Mondays, May 20, 2024 - Jun 24, 2024
    4:00pm
    120 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

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

  • Tuesdays, May 21, 2024 - Jun 25, 2024
    10:00am
    180 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Get feedback on your writing (any genre)and ideas from the group. Hear the work of other writers and offer your feedback. Discuss ideas about writing and publishing. Share your triumphs, trials and tribulations with a supportive, informal group.

  • Tuesday May 21, 2024 at 10:00am
    60 minutes

    Le Club de lecture RD est fier d'accueillir Michèle Vinet, auteure de chez nous.  Son roman, Le malaimant, lauréat du Prix littéraire Trillium fut récemment le sujet de leur rencontre.   Avec sa plume poétique, Michèle Vinet touche, ébranle et confronte.  Ses romans nous aident à mettre en lumière les mystères de la vie. 

  • The Morning Coffee Break

    Tuesdays, May 21, 2024 - Jun 20, 2024
    10:30am
    90 minutes

    10 sessions remaining

    Join us at the Cumberland Branch Tuesday and Thursday mornings to enjoy a coffee and meet new friends.  We will have coffee, games, puzzles and colouring books

    Joignez-vous à nous à la succursale de Cumberland les mardis et jeudis matins pour prendre un café et rencontrer de nouveaux amis. Nous aurons du café, des jeux, des casse-têtes et des livres à colorier.

  • Tuesdays, May 21, 2024 - Dec 17, 2024
    11:00am
    90 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Meet up with other book lovers in the neighborhood and chat about your latest reads. 

    January 16th - Rocket Men by Robert Kurson

    February 20th - The Christie Affair by Nina Gramont

    March 19th - Kingdom of the Blind by Louise Penny

    April 16th - The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman

    May 21st - Blue by Danielle Steel

    June 18th - At the Edge of the Orchard by Tracy Chevalier

    September 17th - The Promise of Canada by Charlotte Gray

    October 15th - Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus

    November 19th - Requiem by Frances Itani

    December 17th - The Christmas Bookshop by Jenny Colgan

  • Photo of a number of people's hands joined together and encircling a red heart in the centre

    Tuesdays, May 21, 2024 - Jun 18, 2024
    12:00pm
    180 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Stop by our Social Services table and chat with staff from the South Nepean Satellite Community Health Centre (May 21st) and Nepean, Rideau and Osgoode Community Resource Centre (June 18th). Learn about the various services offered by the health/resource centres and ask your questions about resources for free community programs, mental and physical health, parenting, housing, employment and more!

  • Tuesdays, May 21, 2024 - Jun 11, 2024
    1:00pm
    90 minutes

    8 sessions remaining

    Learn and practice new English language skills and meet new people in a relaxed and friendly environment. Offered in partnership with Greenbelt Church. All are welcome to this drop-in program!

    Apprenez et pratiquez votre anglais parlé et rencontrez des gens dans un milieu décontracté. Offert en partenariat avec l'Église Greenbelt. Tout le monde est bienvenue à ce programme sans inscription!

  • Tuesdays, May 21, 2024 - Jun 25, 2024
    1:00pm
    120 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Bring your knitting or crochet project and share advice, ideas and conversations with fellow enthusiasts.  For adults and teens of all abilities.  Drop-in.

    ***Note: No program December 26, 2023 and January 2, 2024

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    Apportez votre projet de tricot ou de crochet afin d'échanger des conseils, des idées et converser avec d'autres passionnés.  Pour les adultes et adolescents de tous les niveaux.  Aucune inscription requise.

    ***Note: il n'y aura pas de programme le 26 décembre 2023 et le 2 janvier 2024

  • People conversing

    Tuesdays, May 21, 2024 - May 28, 2024
    1:00pm
    60 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    Join our English conversation group! All levels are welcome. Free. Drop-in. 

    Joignez-vous à notre groupe de conversation en anglais ! Les personnes de tous les niveaux sont les bienvenues. Gratuit. Inscription non-requise.