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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 Jul 17, 2024 at 6:00pm
     minutes

    The Ottawa Public Library is happy to celebrate Seniors Month by offering programs for older adults every Wednesday in June, July and August.


    Participants will increase their knowledge related to mental wellness and resiliency as they age. Useful tools and ideas will be shared to help create tangible and concrete plans to support mental wellness.

    Registration required for Zoom link. Link will be sent via email.

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    Wednesday Jul 24, 2024 at 1:00pm
     minutes

    The Ottawa Public Library is happy to celebrate Seniors Month by offering programs for older adults every Wednesday in June, July and August.


    Participants will increase their knowledge related to mental wellness and resiliency as they age. Useful tools and ideas will be shared to help create tangible and concrete plans to support mental wellness.

    Registration required for Zoom link. Link will be sent via email.

  • Wednesdays, Jul 17, 2024 - Nov 20, 2024
    10:00am
    60 minutes

    16 sessions remaining

    Join us for conversation and laughter as ​we play games, share stories, and ​connect with each other in a relaxed atmosphere.​

    Various activities will be provided.​

    Drop-in.​

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    Mondays, Jul 22, 2024 - Sep 23, 2024
    12:00pm
    90 minutes

    8 sessions remaining

    Join us for coffee, cards and conversation in a casual setting.  All are welcome, drop in.

    In partnership with the NROCRC.

  • Wednesday Jul 24, 2024 at 1:00pm
    120 minutes

    The Ottawa Public Library is happy to celebrate Seniors Month by offering programs for older adults every Wednesday in June, July and August.

    Participants will increase their knowledge related to mental wellness and resiliency as they age. Useful tools and ideas will be shared to help create tangible and concrete plans to support mental wellness.

    This is a virtual program that will be streamed live at the Nepean Centrepointe Branch.  

  • Wednesday Jul 24, 2024 at 1:00pm
    180 minutes

    Nurturing Mental Wellness and Resilience (virtual)

    Participants will increase their knowledge related to mental wellness and resiliency as they age. Useful tools and ideas will be shared to help create tangible and concrete plans to support mental wellness.

    Cultiver la résilience et le bien-être mental (virtuelle)

    La Bibliothèque publique d'Ottawa est heureuse de célébrer le Mois des aînés en offrant des programmes pour les adultes plus âgés chaque mercredis en juin, juillet et août.

    Les participants amélioreront leurs connaissances en matière de bien-être mental et de résilience à mesure qu'ils vieillissent. Des outils et des idées utiles seront partagés pour aider à créer des plans tangibles et concrets pour soutenir le bien-être mental.

    This is a virtual program that will be streamed live at the Blackburn Hamlet Branch.

  • Thursdays, Jul 25, 2024 - Dec 19, 2024
    2:00pm
    120 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Join us at the library for a delightful afternoon of camaraderie and creativity at our Senior Social Program. This program offers a welcoming environment where seniors can engage in board games, playing cards, and crafts, fostering both fun and friendship.

    This program will take place on the last Thursday of each month. 

  • Thursdays, Aug 01, 2024 - Dec 05, 2024
    1:00pm
    120 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    An open house for persons with dementia, their care partners, and families.

    Fun and stimulating mental activities are planned to enhance the social interactions and the connections that are built within the group. Light snacks and warm drinks are served alongside items that aim to spark conversations and reminiscing.

    First Thursday of each month (starts in May 2023). 1-3pm.

  • Wednesday Aug 07, 2024 at 10:00am
    120 minutes

    Participants will explore their current banking and shopping habits, learn how to safely bank and shop online, as well as when and how online banking and shopping can be helpful as an alternative to conventional methods. 

    Registration Required.

  • Wednesday Aug 07, 2024 at 10:00am
    120 minutes

    Participants will explore their current banking and shopping habits, learn how to safely bank and shop online, as well as when and how online banking and shopping can be helpful as an alternative to conventional methods.

    If you plan to attend, please register to ensure ​the program is presented.