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  • Thursdays, Feb 29, 2024 - Jun 27, 2024
    10:00am
    120 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    The St. Laurent Book Club meet to enjoy and discuss a wide variety of books selected by book club members. ​

    All are welcome.​

    Upcoming dates and books:

    • Thursday, September 28th, 10am to 12pm - A Good Man by Guy Vanderhaeghe
    • Thursday, October 26th, 10am to 12pn - Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
    • Thursday, November 30th, 10am to 12pm - Circe by Madeline Miller
    • Thursday, January 25th, 10am to 12pm - The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
    • Thursday, February 29th, 10am to 12pm - Klara in the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro
    • Thursday, March 28th, 10am to 12pm - All Things Consoled by Elisabeth Hay
    • Thursday, April 25th, 10am to 12pm - Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Gamus
    • Thursday, June 6, 10am to 12pm - The Covenant of Water by Abraham Varghese
    • Thursday, June 27th, 10am to 12pm - Selection of titles for fall 2024
  • Thursdays, Feb 29, 2024 - Jun 27, 2024
    6:30pm
    90 minutes

    18 sessions remaining

    Join our free English conversation group to practice speaking in English in a relaxed and friendly environment. All levels are welcome to this drop-in program.

    Rejoignez notre groupe de conversation en anglais gratuit pour pratiquer l'anglais dans une atmosphère détendue. Tous les niveaux sont les bienvenus à ce programme , inscription non requise.

  • father mother children reading

    Monday Mar 04, 2024 at 10:30am
    30 minutes

    Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. No program February 19.

  • March Break

    Monday Mar 11, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Hear stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver, and then stay to create a lovely craft!​

  • Children walking into a book.

    Monday Mar 11, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Jump, shoot, roll and glide; can you find the science in sport? Take a test to discover where your dominance lies. Create a sculpture to investigate how throwing a ball affects your balance. Discover physics by engineering a better hockey puck and building a mini golf course. Join us as we shoot, score and explore the science of sport. Presented by Scientists in Schools. Ages 8-12.

  • Friday Mar 15, 2024 at 3:30pm
    165 minutes

    Come to the St-Laurent library for a free viewing of La La Land (2016)! Snacks will of course be provided.

    For ages 12-17. The movie is rated PG-13. Viewer discretion is advised. Le film sera visionné en Anglais seulement.

    A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles. This original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing dreams.

  • Mondays, Mar 18, 2024 - Jun 10, 2024
    10:30am
    30 minutes

    12 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. No program May 20.

  • Saturday Apr 13, 2024 at 2:00pm
    150 minutes

    Come watch a free showing of The Hunger Games (2012) 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 22 minutes. Presented in English. Le film sera présenté en anglais.

    Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the Capitol of the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen volunteers in her younger sister's place and must rely upon her sharp instincts when she's pitted against highly trained Tributes who have prepared their entire lives. She must make impossible choices in the arena that weigh survival against humanity and life against love.

  • Monday Apr 22, 2024 at 7:00pm
    90 minutes

    Presented by Dying With Dignity Canada (Ottawa Chapter), Advance Care Planning is a workshop about making choices about how you would like to be cared for in the future, at a time when you are not able to speak for yourself. How to prepare an Advance Directive and choose a Power of Attorney for Personal Care are discussed. Materials include worksheets to identify and articulate one's beliefs about end of life care and choices around planning your own health care. Discussion will include how to talk to your loved ones about your health care wishes in the event of illness and unexpected physical events.

  • Thursday May 02, 2024 at 11:00am
    90 minutes

    Presented by Dying With Dignity Canada (Ottawa Chapter), End of Life Options (including MAiD) is a workshop to educate people about the options available to mitigate or end suffering at life's end, including palliative care, treatment options, and Medical Assistance In Dying (MAiD). Workshop includes the current legislation on MAiD, the process for applying in Ontario and explanation of the experience by a loved one.