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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.

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    Wednesday May 22, 2024 at 6:00pm
    60 minutes

    Join us for the ultimate armchair travel around Europe. The European Book Club is offered in partnership with European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) in Ottawa to promote contemporary European authors and their works. A book title from an EU country is selected for discussion each month.

    Join author Viveca Sten to discus her Hidden in Snow.

    Photo of Viveca Sten by Peter Knutson.

  • English Conversation Group

    Wednesdays, May 22, 2024 - Jun 26, 2024
    6:30pm
    120 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Practice your English conversation skills in a low-pressure, friendly environment. All levels are welcome. 

  • Wednesdays, May 22, 2024 - May 29, 2024
    6:30pm
    90 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Improve your English, share stories and make new friends!

    Améliorez votre anglais, partager des histoires et faites des amis!

  • Wednesdays, May 22, 2024 - Jun 26, 2024
    6:30pm
    60 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Practice your English conversation skills in a relaxed and friendly environment. All levels are welcome to this drop-in program.

    **Note: No program March 13, 2024. 

  • Groupe de Conversation

    Wednesdays, May 22, 2024 - May 29, 2024
    6:30pm
    75 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Improve your spoken French in a relaxed setting. This group is for those at an intermediate level. No registration required. / Améliorez votre français parlé dans une ambiance décontractée. Ce groupe est de niveau intermédiaire. Aucune inscription requise.

    Please note that the final date for this session will now be on Wednesday, May 29th, due to the upcomng branch closure.

    SVP, veuillez noter que la date finale de cette session sera désormais le mercredi 29 mai, en raison de la fermeture temporaire de la succursale.

  • Wednesdays, May 22, 2024 - Jun 26, 2024
    6:30pm
    90 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Learn and practice new English language skills and meet new people in a relaxed and friendly environment. Offered in partnership with the Catholic Centre for Immigrants of Ottawa.  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 le Centre catholique pour immigrants d'Ottawa. Tout le monde est bienvenue à ce programme sans inscription!

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    Wednesdays, May 22, 2024 - Jul 31, 2024
    6:30pm
    90 minutes

    11 sessions remaining

    Join our free English conversation to practice speaking in English in a relaxed and friendly environment.

    All levels are welcome to this drop-in program.

    Rejoignew notre groupe de conversation en anglais gratuis pour pratiquer l'anglais dans une atmosphère détendue.

    Tous les niveaux sont les bienvenus à ce programme, inscription non requise.

  • Wednesdays, May 22, 2024 - Dec 18, 2024
    6:30pm
    90 minutes

    30 sessions remaining

    Got a portable craft project? Bring it along and chat with some fellow crafters while you work! Share your expertise if you're comfortable, and learn about what other folks are working on (or just make friends and bond over your latest tv show obsession)! Knitting, crochet, embroidery, felting, beading, scrapbooking and more.

  • french conversation group

    Wednesdays, May 22, 2024 - Jun 12, 2024
    7:00pm
    60 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Pratiquez votre français dans un milieu décontracté pour les débutants.

    Practice your French conversation skills in a relaxed and friendly environment for beginners.
     

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    Wednesdays, May 22, 2024 - Jun 19, 2024
    7:00pm
    60 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    Améliorez votre français parlé et rencontrez des gens dans une atmosphère détendue. Inscription non requise, niveaux intermédiaire.

    Practice your French language conversation skills and meet new friends in a relaxed and friendly environment. Drop-in program at an intermediate level.