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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.

  • Saturdays, May 18, 2024 - Jun 01, 2024
    5:00pm
    180 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Drop in to play card games, board games or video games at the library. Bring your friends, hang out, and defeat your enemies! Ages 12-17. Drop-in program.
    Available consoles : Wii-U & PS4.

    • May 18th
    • June 1st

    Venez jouer aux cartes, à des jeux de société 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.
    Jeux de consoles Wii-U & PS4 disponibles.

    • 18 mai
    • 1er juin
  • Anime club

    Thursday May 23, 2024 at 6:30pm
    90 minutes

    Love manga and anime? Come join us to discuss all things Naruto, Demon Slayer, and much more with fellow fans! We watch anime, eat snacks, and play games. Drop-in Program

    Ages 13 - 18.

  • smiling woman playing with virtual reality headset and hand-controllers

    Tuesday May 28, 2024 at 3:30pm
    90 minutes

    Drop by to play some of the many games on our Oculus Rift system! Explore mountains or deep seas, ride roller coasters, soar as an eagle, challenge your agility with Beat Saber or Fruit Ninja, defend your castle as an archer or your spaceship with a laser, and many more! 

    All games are single-player with English dialogue/text.

    Safety tip: to prevent falls, wear closed flat shoes, not flip-flops or heels

    Ages: 10 to Adult (headset may be too large to fit smaller players)

  • Dungeons and Dragons for teens

    Thursday May 30, 2024 at 6:30pm
    120 minutes

    Registration opens on Wednesday, May 1, 2024 - 12:45pm

    Curious about Dungeons and Dragons? Give it a try with this one-session-long adventure for beginners! D&D is a popular fantasy role-playing game in which your characters explore, solve puzzles, and fight or outwit monsters. Learn the basic rules of this popular game as you undertake an adventure with fellow players! Registration Required

    Ages 13-17.

  • The word "password" on letter tiles on a reddish background

    Saturday Jun 01, 2024 at 2:00pm
    120 minutes

    We are told: don't write down passwords; don't reuse passwords; make passwords long and complex.

    Chris Taylor, President of the Ottawa PC Users' Group, will show how to use free software that stores all your usernames and passwords along with related information and protects them with a single, very strong password.

    Don't let your online accounts get compromised. It's easy, and free!

    ** Please note: You are not required to bring your laptop to the session.

  • Art supplies

    Tuesdays, Jun 04, 2024 - Jun 18, 2024
    5:00pm
    120 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Looking for a relaxing craft activity to get away from exam cram stress? Relax and chat with some fellow crafters while you try our featured DIY stress-relief craft projects : 

    • June 4th : (to be determined)
    • June 11th : (to be determined)
    • June 18th : (to be determined)

    For teens and tweens of all abilities. Drop-in program.

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

    Vous cherchez une activité de bricolage relaxante pour vous distraire du stress de la période d’examens? Venez passer un bon temps et discuter avec d’autres passionnés en tentant nos projets de brico DIY antistress :

    • 4 juin : (à déterminer)
    • 11 juin : (à déterminer)
    • 18 juin : (à déterminer)

    Pour ados de tous les niveaux. Activité portes-ouvertes.

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

  • Saturday Jun 08, 2024 at 2:00pm
    120 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, May 20, 2024 - 10:00am

    Curious about Dungeons and Dragons, or just learning how to play and need some practise? Give it a try with this one-session-long adventure for beginners! D&D is a popular fantasy role-playing game in which your characters explore, solve puzzles, and fight or outwit monsters. Learn the basic rules of this popular game as you undertake an adventure with fellow players!  

    The adventure we will be playing will be announced soon.

    This program is for ages 12-16. 

  • Saturday Jun 08, 2024 at 2:00pm
    150 minutes

    Come watch a free showing of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) with your friends! Snacks and beverages will be provided! For teens aged 12 to 17. The film is rated PG-13 (Disturbing Images|All Involving Teens|Intense Violent Thematic Material). Viewer discretion is advised. It runs for 2 hours and 26 minutes. Presented in English. Le film sera présenté en anglais.

    Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a Victor's Tour of the districts. Along the way Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games (The Quarter Quell); a competition that could change Panem forever.

  • 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.

  • Mondays, Jun 17, 2024 - Jun 24, 2024
    5:00pm
    180 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    For high school students.

    Come to the library for a quiet place to study. Tea, snacks, and relaxing music will be provided. All you need to bring is your study materials!

    Please note that no tutoring is offered during these sessions. They are meant to be self-directed study time.

    Pour les élèves du secondaire.

    Venez à la bibliothèque pour étudier au calme. Du thé, des en-cas et de la musique relaxante seront fournis. Tout ce que vous devez apporter, c'est votre matériel d'étude !

    Veuillez noter qu'aucun tutorat n'est proposé pendant ces sessions. Il s'agit d'un temps d'étude autonome.