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  • Chess set

    Mondays, Apr 15, 2024 - Jun 03, 2024
    4:00pm
    90 minutes

    7 sessions remaining

    Interested in chess and looking for new opponenents? 

    Teen volunteers will be on hand to help those who are learning!

    Reserved for players aged between 7-17.

  • Mondays, Apr 15, 2024 - May 27, 2024
    5:30pm
    90 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    Come enjoy a night of fun at the library. Play a new board game or bring your own to play with a friend.

  • Mondays, Apr 15, 2024 - Jun 24, 2024
    6:00pm
    60 minutes

    10 sessions remaining

    Practice your English conversation skills in a relaxed and friendly environment. All levels are welcome to this drop-in program.

  • Jumanji film poster

    Mondays, Apr 15, 2024 - Apr 22, 2024
    6:15pm
    120 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Come watch the movie Jumanji with us in a relaxed atmosphere! Which of the two movies is best? 

    You can bring your lawn chair and a blanket for extra comfort if you like :)

    *organized by the Teen volunteers of the Sunnyside Library.

  • Happiness Book Club on yellow background. mage of the The Happiness Project is pictured

    Mondays, Apr 15, 2024 - Dec 16, 2024
    6:30pm
    60 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    Happiness Habits 613 and Ottawa Public Library present: Happiness Book Club

    Meet new people and join in discussions on selected non-fiction titles in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

    April title: The Happiness Project, Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle and Generally Have More Fun by Gretchen Rubin

    Happiness Habits 613 is a grassroots crew in Ottawa cultivating healthy habits using the 9 pillars of happiness: altruism, connection, gratitude, movement, mindfulness, minimalism, nature, nutrition and purpose.

  • Monday Apr 15, 2024 at 6:30pm
    30 minutes

    Wear your pajamas, bring along your favourite stuffie, and come get cozy with us!  

    Stories, rhymes, and songs for children of all ages and parents or caregivers.

  • Tuesdays, Apr 16, 2024 - Jun 25, 2024
    10:00am
    180 minutes

    11 sessions remaining

    Get feedback on your writing (any genre)and ideas from the group. Hear the work of other writers and offer your feedback. Discuss ideas about writing and publishing. Share your triumphs, trials and tribulations with a supportive, informal group.

  • Tuesdays, Apr 16, 2024 - May 28, 2024
    10:15am
    30 minutes

    7 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for toddlers 19-36 months and a parent/caregiver. Drop-in. 

  • Tuesdays, Apr 16, 2024 - May 28, 2024
    10:30am
    30 minutes

    7 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for babies and a parent or caregiver. 0-18 months. Drop-in.

  • Tuesdays, Apr 16, 2024 - Apr 23, 2024
    10:30am
    30 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for babies and a parent or caregiver. Ages 0-18 months.