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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.

  • Monday Mar 11, 2024 at 2:00pm
    75 minutes

    Assemble a collage to make a signature masterpiece of your own. 

    No experience necessary but we invite you to check out the following Beginning Collage video if you would like to get an idea what we will be doing. 

    https://Creativebug.com/lib/ottawa

    Supplies will be provided but feel free to bring any bits and notions that you would like to include in your art.

  • Monday Mar 11, 2024 at 6:45pm
    60 minutes

    Calling all quiz masters! Test your knowledge with live general trivia at the Stittsville branch of the Ottawa Public Library!

    Come for the fun, leave with the bragging rights!

    Register a team of two to five people, come and enjoy!

  • Friday Mar 15, 2024 at 10:00am
    90 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Get creative with watercolours and wax. Traditional watercolours, including a fun wax resist technique.  It's all about going outside the lines and adding shape, shadow, pattern and dimension.

    Faites preuve de créativité avec des aquarelles et de la cire.. Aquarelles traditionnelles incluant une technique à la cire. On dépasse les lignes et on ajoute de la forme, de l'ombrage, des motifs et de la dimension.

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    Tuesday Mar 19, 2024 at 2:00pm
    90 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    This beginner project is the perfect way to learn the basics of macramé. 

    We will use Creativebug to make a fun, textured piece that you can use as a keychain or wall decoration.

    Registration required.

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    Tuesday Mar 19, 2024 at 6:30pm
    60 minutes

    Adults are invited to join us in making their own cards. Make greeting cards for your loved ones for any occasion. Supplies are provided but feel free to also bring your own. All skill levels are welcome. Come along and have fun! 

  • Friday Mar 22, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Join us for an afternoon of relaxing zentangle fun!

    Learn how to zentangle and create a beautiful bookmark! All materials will be provided.

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    Saturday Mar 23, 2024 at 2:30pm
    90 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Participants will create textile landscapes on a canvas board using fabric, twine and glue.  Show off your artistic flair with your new masterpiece.

  • Saturday Mar 23, 2024 at 2:30pm
    90 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Florals? For Spring? Groundbreaking. 

    Create intricate paper art perfect for the season in a simple, easy to follow craft. Enjoy a calm atmosphere, good conversation, and discover how to turn swirls of paper into a floral art piece perfect for the season. 

  • Monday Mar 25, 2024 at 6:30pm
    90 minutes

    Registration opens on Friday, March 1, 2024 - 10:00am

    Bring an idea and/or a simple picture you might like to recreate and try your hand at the Japanese style paper collage technique called chigiri-e (torn paper art)

    We will provide the space, glue, and paper to create your piece of art!

    (Chigiri-e is a Japanese art form in which the primary technique uses coloured paper that is torn to create images, and may resemble a water colour painting).

  • Monday Mar 25, 2024 at 7:00pm
    60 minutes

    Calling all trivia fans, game show enthusiasts, and people who know a lot of random facts! Join us for a trivia night at the Beaverbrook Branch where you'll tackle questions from a wide range of categories (not just about books!) to win a prize and the respect of the trivia community. Enjoy a fun atmosphere, good music, questions for teens and older adults alike, and refreshments!