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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.

  • poster for Nightcrawler

    Tuesday Jun 04, 2024 at 6:00pm
    150 minutes

    Join us for a free screening of Nightcrawler as part of our Passionate For Craftin' It theme in June, wherein people get realllllllllly dedicated to their craft. The film was directed by Dan Gilroy and was released in 2014. The screening will take place in our auditorium, starts at 6:00PM and is free to attend.

    Note: The film is intended for a mature audience. 117 minutes. In English with subtitles.

  • poster for Mac and Me

    Wednesday Jun 05, 2024 at 6:30pm
    150 minutes

    Ottawa Bad Movie Nights and Ottawa Public Library present a screening of Mac and Me (1988).

    Please join us from 6:30pm to 8:30pm, at the OPL's Main Branch Auditorium. The event will also feature other bad movie items like trailers and serials.

    The event is free to attend. In English.

    Note: This film is intended for a mature audience. Viewer discretion is advised.

  • poster for Phantom Thread

    Tuesday Jun 11, 2024 at 6:00pm
    150 minutes

    Join us for a free screening of Phantom Thread s part of our Passionate For Craftin' It theme in June, wherein people get realllllllllly dedicated to their craft.. The film was directed by Paul Thomas Anderson and was released in 2017. The screening will take place in our auditorium, starts at 6:00PM and is free to attend.

    Note: The film is intended for a mature audience. 130 minutes. In English with subtitles.

  • Saturday Jun 15, 2024 at 2:00pm
    180 minutes

    Looking for a distraction from exam cram stress? Drop in to play quick and easy board games or try some video games at the library. Bring your friends, hang out, and defeat your enemies. Ages 12-17. Drop-in program.

    Vous cherchez une distraction du stress de la période d'examens? Venez jouer à des jeux de société simples et rapides ou à des jeux vidéo à la bibliothèque. Amenez des amis, passez un bon temps, et remportez la victoire. Pour ados de 12-17 ans. Activité portes-ouvertes.

  • poster for Tár

    Tuesday Jun 18, 2024 at 6:00pm
    150 minutes

    Join us for a free screening of Tár as part of our Passionate For Craftin' It theme in June, wherein people get realllllllllly dedicated to their craft. The film was directed by Todd Field and was released in 2022. The screening will take place in our auditorium, starts at 6:00PM and is free to attend.

    Note: The film is intended for a mature audience. 158 minutes. In English with subtitles.

  • poster for La Passion de Dodin Bouffant (The Taste of Things)

    Tuesday Jun 25, 2024 at 6:00pm
    150 minutes

    Join us for a free screening of La Passion de Dodin Bouffant (The Taste of Things) as part of our Passionate For Craftin' It theme in June, wherein people get realllllllllly dedicated to their craft. The film was directed by Tran Anh Hung and was released in 2023. The screening will take place in our auditorium, starts at 6:00PM and is free to attend.

    Note: The film is intended for a mature audience. 134 minutes. In French with English subtitles.

  • poster for Black Sheep

    Wednesday Jul 03, 2024 at 6:30pm
    150 minutes

    Ottawa Bad Movie Nights and Ottawa Public Library present a screening of Black Sheep (2006).

    Please join us from 6:30pm to 8:30pm, at the OPL's Main Branch Auditorium. The event will also feature other bad movie items like trailers and serials.

    The event is free to attend. In English.

    Note: This film is intended for a mature audience. Viewer discretion is advised.

  • Thursdays, Jul 04, 2024 - Aug 22, 2024
    10:30am
    90 minutes

    8 sessions remaining

    Join us to play and chat. There will be self-directed activities and toys for parents, caregivers and young children. Drop-in program. Family program.

    Joignez-vous à nous pour jouer et socialiser. Il y aura des activités pour les tout-petits et leurs adultes. Programme portes ouvertes. Programme familial.

  • An illustration of a child drawing on paper, while two children play a fishing game nearby.

    Fridays, Jul 05, 2024 - Aug 23, 2024
    10:30am
    90 minutes

    8 sessions remaining

    Create and build with Lego®! Drop-in program. Ages 6-12..

    Architectes en herbe, à vos Lego®! Programme portes ouvertes. Pour les 6 à 12 ans.

  • An illustration of a child drawing on paper, while two children play a fishing game nearby.

    Mondays, Jul 08, 2024 - Aug 19, 2024
    2:00pm
    90 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Come craft at the library. We have all the supplies you need to satisfy your creativity! Drop-in program. Ages 6-12. 

    Viens bricoler à la biblio. On a tout ce qu’il te faut pour que tu puisses satisfaire l’artiste en toi! Programme portes ouvertes. Pour les 6 à 12 ans.