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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.

  • Wednesdays, May 29, 2024 - Jun 26, 2024
    1:30pm
    120 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    Bring your knitting project and share advice, ideas and conversations with fellow enthusiasts. For adults of all abilities. Drop-in.

  • Wednesdays, May 29, 2024 - Jun 26, 2024
    2:00pm
    90 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    Are you looking for a relaxing activity that is low stress and doesn't require any special skills?  Then colouring may be for you!   Join us to explore your creative side, relax and meet new friends.  All supplies will be provided.

  • Wednesday May 29, 2024 at 2:00pm
    30 minutes

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

  • Wednesday May 29, 2024 at 2:30pm
    30 minutes

    Following Babytime, join us to play and chat! There will be self-directed activities and toys for parents/caregivers and babies. Drop-in program.

  • webcard for Chess Club with black Queen defeating white King

    Wednesdays, May 29, 2024 - Jul 31, 2024
    4:00pm
    120 minutes

    10 sessions remaining

    Join us for open games of chess. Whether you're a beginner or more advanced, this is a relaxed environment where everyone is welcome. Bring your own board or borrow one of ours. 

  • Wednesdays, May 29, 2024 - Jul 31, 2024
    6:00pm
    150 minutes

    8 sessions remaining

    Join us in the auditorium every Wednesday for a free Wes Anderson film at 6 pm. 

    May 8 - Bottle Rocket (1996)

    Three friends plan to pull off a simple robbery and go on the run. | R, 91min

    May 15 - Rushmore (1998)

    A teenager at Rushmore Academy falls for a much older teacher and befriends a middle-aged industrialist. Later, he finds out that his love interest and his friend are having an affair, which prompts him to begin a vendetta. | R, 93min

    May 22 - The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)

    The eccentric members of a dysfunctional family reluctantly gather under the same roof for various reasons. | R, 110min

    May 29 - The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)

    With a plan to exact revenge on a mythical shark that killed his partner, Oceanographer Steve Zissou rallies a crew that includes his estranged wife, a journalist, and a man who may or may not be his son. | R, 119min

    June 12 - The Darjeeling Limited (2007)

    A year after their father's funeral, three brothers travel across India by train in an attempt to bond with each other. | R, 91min

    June 19 - Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

    An urbane fox cannot resist returning to his farm raiding ways and then must help his community survive the farmers' retaliation. | PG, 87min

    June 26 - Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

    Two 12-year-olds, who live on an island, fall in love with each other and elope into the wilderness. While people set out on a search mission, a violent storm approaching them catches their attention. | PG-13, 94min

    July 10 - The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

    A writer encounters the owner of an aging high-class hotel, who tells him of his early years serving as a lobby boy in the hotel's glorious years under an exceptional concierge. | R, 99min

    July 17 - Isle of Dogs (2018)

    Set in Japan, Isle of Dogs follows a boy's odyssey in search of his lost dog. | PG-13, 101min

    July 24 - The French Dispatch (2021)

    A love letter to journalists set in an outpost of an American newspaper in a fictional twentieth century French city that brings to life a collection of stories published in "The French Dispatch Magazine". | R, 107min

    July 31 - Asteroid City (2023)

    Following a writer on his world famous fictional play about a grieving father who travels with his tech-obsessed family to small rural Asteroid City to compete in a junior stargazing event, only to have his world view disrupted forever. | PG-13, 105min

  • English Conversation Group

    Wednesdays, May 29, 2024 - Jun 26, 2024
    6:30pm
    120 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    Practice your English conversation skills in a low-pressure, friendly environment. All levels are welcome. 

  • Wednesdays, May 29, 2024 - Aug 28, 2024
    6:30pm
    90 minutes

    14 sessions remaining

    Improve your English, share stories and make new friends!

    Améliorez votre anglais, partager des histoires et faites des amis!

  • Wednesdays, May 29, 2024 - Jun 26, 2024
    6:30pm
    60 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

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

    **Note: No program March 13, 2024. 

  • Wednesdays, May 29, 2024 - Jun 26, 2024
    6:30pm
    90 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    Learn and practice new English language skills and meet new people in a relaxed and friendly environment. Offered in partnership with the Catholic Centre for Immigrants of Ottawa.  All are welcome to this drop-in program!

    Apprenez et pratiquez votre anglais parlé et rencontrez des gens dans un milieu décontracté. Offert en partenariat avec le Centre catholique pour immigrants d'Ottawa. Tout le monde est bienvenue à ce programme sans inscription!