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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.

  • Wednesday Jul 24, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Join us every Wednesday morning for an hour of family fun (even the little ones). Each week, we will focus on a special space activity!

    Drop-in program

  • Wednesdays, Jul 24, 2024 - Aug 14, 2024
    10:30am
    30 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes, and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. Drop in. Family program.

  • Wednesdays, Jul 24, 2024 - Aug 14, 2024
    10:30am
    30 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. 30 min. Drop-in

  • Wednesdays, Jul 24, 2024 - Aug 07, 2024
    10:30am
    60 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes, and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. Stay and Play following storytime. Meet new friends and play with self-directed toys. Drop-in Family Program.

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    Wednesdays, Jul 24, 2024 - Jul 26, 2024
    10:30am
    60 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Come craft at the library. We have all the supplies you need to satisfy your creativity!

    Drop-in program. Ages 6-12.

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    Wednesdays, Jul 24, 2024 - Aug 14, 2024
    10:30am
    75 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Family Storytime

    Stories, rhymes, and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. 

    Stay & Play

    Join us to play and chat after storytime. There will be self-directed activities and toys for parents and caregivers to enjoy with young children. 

    Drop-in Program

  • Storytime

    Wednesdays, Jul 24, 2024 - Aug 07, 2024
    10:30am
    60 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes, and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. 

    Drop-in Program

  • Wednesdays, Jul 24, 2024 - Jun 25, 2025
    1:00pm
    120 minutes

    47 sessions remaining

    Speak, in person, with a Public Health Nurse to get support around infant feeding and parenting. No appointment is necessary, simply drop in during these hours. Learn ways to help your child eat healthy and be active Make sure your child is on track with their growth and development. In partnership with Ottawa Public Health.

  • 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.