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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.

  • Banner reading "Quilling at Beaverbrook"

    Friday Apr 26, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Create a beautiful scene using strips of paper in this easy-to-follow craft. 

  • Art supplies

    Saturdays, Apr 27, 2024 - May 25, 2024
    10:30am
    90 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Whether you are an artist or not, whether you are creative or not, this art would suit you. Come tear and stick pieces of paper to create a unique work. 

    All supplies will be provided. You can follow a suggested template or create your own masterpiece. Drop-in program. Welcome to all ages 

      

    Que vous soyez un artiste ou non, que vous soyez créatif ou non cet art vous conviendrait. Venez déchirer et coller des bouts de papier pour créer une œuvre unique. 

    Tout le matériel vous sera fourni. Vous pouvez suivre un modèle suggéré ou créer votre propre chef-d'œuvre. Programme portes ouvertes. Pour tout âge. 

  • Men sitting playing go game

    Saturdays, Apr 27, 2024 - Aug 31, 2024
    2:00pm
    180 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    The Ottawa Go Club (https://ottawagoclub.wixsite.com/ogcs) organizes a series of workshops for people who want to improve their knowledge of the Go game. We will discuss various aspects of the game, do practical exercises and problems, explore and practice. Designed for beginners and intermediate players.

    Le Club de Go d'Ottawa (https://ottawagoclub.wixsite.com/ogcs) organise des ateliers pour tous ceux qui aimeraient approfondir leurs connaissances du jeu de Go. On y discute plusieurs aspects du jeu, on fait des exercices et des problèmes, on explore et on s’entraîne. Conçu pour les débutants et les intermédiaires.

  • Saturday Apr 27, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Learn the art of origami! Join us as we talk about the art of paper folding and make everything from flowers to animals, and more!

  • Monday Apr 29, 2024 at 6:30pm
    90 minutes

    Come and join me for a relaxing evening creating a Stitched String art bookmark.

    Templates will be available, or create your own!

    Supplies will be provided.

  • Art supplies

    Tuesdays, Apr 30, 2024 - May 21, 2024
    5:00pm
    120 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Working on a craft project? Bring it along and chat with some fellow crafters while you work! Don't currently have a project? Try our featured craft project:

    • April 30th : (to be determined)
    • May 21th : (to be determined)

    Share ideas and expertise or learn from your fellow enthusiasts. Or simply bond and make friends over common hobbies. For teens of all abilities. Drop-in program.

    *Extra supplies available on hand for: drawing/colouring, origami, scrapbooking/collage, sewing, knitting, etc.

    Vous avez un projet d'art ou d'artisanat en cours? Apportez votre projet à la bibliothèque pour discuter tout en travaillant! Vous n'avez pas de projet présentement? Essayez notre projet vedette :

    • 30 avril : (à déterminer)
    • 21 mai : (à déterminer)

    Échangez des idées et conseils ou apprenez d'autres passionnés. Ou amusez-vous tout simplement avec des amis qui partage les mêmes passe-temps. Pour ados de tous les niveaux. Activité portes-ouvertes.

    *Matériel supplémentaire pour : dessiner/colorier, origami, scrapbooking/collage, couture, tricot, etc.

  • Tuesday Apr 30, 2024 at 6:00pm
    60 minutes

    Adults are invited to get creative and make a no-pressure, awful piece of art. All supplies will be provided. We will put out random art supplies; what you make is entirely up to you! Make it as bizarre and ridiculous as you wish. At the end of the night, you will get to judge your fellow artists’ work and decide which is the worst!

  • Friday May 03, 2024 at 2:30pm
    90 minutes

    Join us on Friday afternoons to explore the art of drawing and mark-making as a form of mindfulness. Each session will focus on a different creative technique that we can use to create beautiful art. But if you would just like to sit and colour while sipping some hot chocolate or herbal tea, then please do!

    All skill levels are welcome!
    All materials and refreshments will be provided for participants.

  • Saturday May 04, 2024 at 10:00am
    360 minutes

    Join us for a special Star Wars themed edition of DIY Craft Day!

    Come and make a craft at the library.  We provide the supplies and you provide the creativity and imagination!

    Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

    While supplies last. This program is best for ages 4-10.

    Drop-in program.

  • Saturday May 04, 2024 at 11:00am
    120 minutes

    These are the activities you are looking for.....at Richmond branch.  Let out your inner Droid, Stormtrooper, Wookie, etc and get creative!  Join us in celebrating Star Wars day the Jedi way!

    Saturday, May 4th, 2024 @ 11-1pm

    Richmond branch, OPL