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  • Closure Thursday, February 27, 2020

    Due to the winter storm, OPL will open at NOON (12 pm) on Thursday, February 27. Please note that the Metcalfe Village and Fitzroy Harbour branches will open for the evening hours only.

    • Holds and loans will be extended until Saturday, February 29.
    • Expired Hold fees will be waived between Thursday, February 27 and Saturday, February 29.
    • All programs, meeting room rentals, and computer bookings scheduled for Thursday morning are cancelled.
    • Homebound deliveries and Bookmobile stops are cancelled in the morning.
    • Kiosk services will not be available until the community centre opens at noon.

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If you enjoy writing, whether it is a little or a lot, the Stittsville Creative Writing Group meet on most Thursday evenings, from 6:45-8:15 p.m.


Thursday Feb 27, 2020 at 6:30pm / until Jan 27, 2022

National Novel Writing Month happens every November, but that doesn’t mean your writing has to stop during the rest of the year. Join Ottawa’s National...


Sunday Mar 1, 2020 at 1:00pm / until Sep 06, 2020

An opportunity for writers of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and experimental forms to gather. Our emphasis will be on developing works-in-progress for publication. The workshop will...


Monday Mar 2, 2020 at 6:00pm / until Jun 01, 2020

As the next step to creative writing, The Writers Discussion Group, is a forum for writers to share information on workshops, publishing, and meeting with...


Tuesday Mar 3, 2020 at 6:30pm / until Nov 03, 2020

Get feedback on your writing (any genre) and ideas from the group. Hear the work of other writers and offer your feedback. Discuss issues about...


Tuesday Mar 3, 2020 at 6:30pm / until Jun 30, 2020

Join friends and fellow community members to share your writing and listen to others. The Creative Writing Circle meets on the first Wednesday of every...

Ruth E. Dickinson

Wednesday Mar 4, 2020 at 6:45pm / until Dec 02, 2020

Acclaimed poet and playwright, Henry Beissel , will be presenting a workshop composed of 6 interactive sessions. Bring examples of your own writing to share...

Blackburn Hamlet

Thursday Mar 5, 2020 at 6:30pm / until Apr 09, 2020

This bi-weekly event provides an opportunity for local writers, and others who enjoy good writing, to discuss writing of all types (fiction, non-fiction, poetry, dramatic...


Monday Mar 9, 2020 at 2:30pm / until Jun 22, 2020

tabletop with writers working on notebooks
Emerald Plaza Writers’ Group welcomes beginner and advanced writers the second Tuesday afternoon of the month. We’ll write on the spot in response to a...

Emerald Plaza

Tuesday Mar 10, 2020 at 1:00pm / until Jun 09, 2020

Carp Creative Writers' Group meets the last Wednesday of every month to support and encourage your writing. Professional and hobby writers are welcome. Bring your...


Wednesday Mar 25, 2020 at 6:30pm