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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.

  • Friday Jun 14, 2024 at 2:30pm
    90 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Join us on Friday afternoons to explore the art of drawing and mark-making as a form of mindfulness. Each session will focus on a different creative technique that we can use to create beautiful art. But if you would just like to sit and colour while sipping some hot chocolate or herbal tea, then please do!

    All skill levels are welcome!
    All materials and refreshments will be provided for participants.

  • computer, notebook and camera on a desk

    Saturday Jun 15, 2024 at 2:00pm
    120 minutes

    Lynda Buske from the Ottawa PC Users' Group and the Orleans Photo Club will show you how to make a hard copy book using the on-line service, Photobook Canada. You can completely customize the arrangement of your photos, backgrounds, frames, embellishments, etc. A great way to preserve memories of family events or travel!

    Saturday June 15, 2:00-4:00pm

    Registration required

  • Web banner for hobbies and crafts

    Saturday Jun 15, 2024 at 2:30pm
    90 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Using a hammer and fresh leaves and flowers, you will create beautiful cards and bookmarks.  All materials will be supplied OR bring your own foliage if you have a favorite.

  • Monday Jun 17, 2024 at 7:45pm
    60 minutes

    Come draw, paint or sketch using different art mediums.  You are free to work on your own projects or create a new one.  Note that this is not an art lesson but rather an opportunity to try out different art material while meeting other teens who enjoy art.  Books and videos will be available to provide ideas and inspiration.  You can register for 1, 2 or all 4 sessions  For ages 13-17.

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    Venez dessiner ou peindre en utilisant différents médiums artistiques. Vous êtes libre de travailler sur vos propres projets ou d'en créer un nouveau. Ce n'est pas une leçon d'art, mais plutôt une occasion de tester différents matériels artistiques en rencontrant d'autres adolescents qui apprécient l'art. Des livres et des vidéos seront disponibles pour fournir des idées et de l'inspiration.  Vous pouvez vous inscrire à 1, 2 ou aux 4 sessions.  Pour les 13 à 17 ans.

  • Tuesday Jun 18, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    This program shows beginners the basics of using the Chromebook: the keyboard, using the trackpad, the ports on the Chromebook and how to connect to the Internet.

  • Tuesday Jun 18, 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! 

  • Tuesday Jun 25, 2024 at 6:00pm
    60 minutes

    Corn husk dolls: story and craft 

    Participants of all ages will learn the story behind one of history's oldest toys, the corn husk doll. They will learn the importance of community through these dolls. After talking about the traditional story participants will be able to make their own corn husk doll. 

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    Monday Jul 08, 2024 at 10:00am
    60 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, June 10, 2024 - 10:00am

    Climb on board my rocket ship.

    Registration required. Ages 4-6. 

    We will be reading a picture book and making our own colourful planets with paint and liquid starch. 

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    Grimpe à bord de mon vaisseau spatial.

    Inscription requise. Pour les 4 à 6 ans. 

    Nous allons lire un album jeunesse et créer nos propres planètes colorées avec de la peinture et de l'amidon. 

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    Tuesday Jul 09, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, June 3, 2024 - 10:00am

    Who knows where your creation will take you?

    Registration required. Ages 7-9.

  • colourful kumihimo cords in various patterns

    Wednesday Jul 10, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, June 10, 2024 - 10:00am

    Learn the basics of how to weave a friendship bracelet or decorative cord using the simple kumihimo technique! Coloured thread or yarn and a circle of cardboard are all you need to make a wide variety of patterns.

    Use the materials provided, or feel free to bring your own thread!

    Ages: 12 to 18