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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.

  • Thursday Apr 18, 2024 at 6:30pm
    90 minutes

    The Stittsville Creative Writing Group, is an OPL Program which has been producing stories, novels, laughs and tragedy, heroes, villains, poetry, and pretty much whatever we feel like writing, for the last 14 years. We invite you to come into our meeting, this one night, as a guest to hear some of our tales. You will be listening to published authors and talented writers. It may be a piece in progress, a polished story, or a flight of fancy. You won't know unless you show up. This program will be taking place in the large program room. 

    Registration recommended. Drop-ins welcome!

  • Thursday Apr 18, 2024 at 6:30pm
    60 minutes

    Wear your pajamas and bring your favourite teddy or stuffed animal friend for a special storytime and craft. Leave your stuffie for a sleepover and discover the fun things they get up to overnight! All ages welcome. Registration required.

  • Sleuth Hounds

    Thursdays, Apr 18, 2024 - Jun 20, 2024
    90 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Join us to discuss books from the science fiction and fantasy genres each month.  All are welcome! 

    Every 3rd Thursday of the month from 7:00pm to 8:30pm.

    Here's what we're reading spring/summer 2024:

    Please note: Registrants are responsible for securing a copy of the book to read or listen to.

  • Fridays, Apr 19, 2024 - Jun 14, 2024
    120 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Come engage in creative writing or academic writing!

    Each session starts with a 20-minute writing period, followed by a peer feedback session.

    You will need to bring the writing instruments of your choice (computer or pen and paper) so that we can write together.

    Registration is required for this program series

  • Friday Apr 19, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Join us for a tour of the Digitization Lab. This lab is equipped with bookable work stations that allow you to digitize your old photographs, slides and negatives, as well as your VHS tapes and 8mm film reels. This tour will be an orientation of the equipment, the stations and the online booking system.

  • Saturdays, Apr 20, 2024 - May 25, 2024
    120 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Interested in playing D&D?  Then join us on for a D&D adventure.  Dungeons and Dragons is a fantasy role playing game in which your characters explore the world, solve puzzles and fight monsters. For ages 13-17.  Spaces limited.  Note: there is no program on March 30th.

  • Saturday Apr 20, 2024 at 1:00pm
    120 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Join Phil Jenkins, a celebrated historian, author, columnist, lecturer, and multifaceted musician and songwriter, as he delves into the profound impact of immigration on our city's rich history.

    Registration is required

  • Sensory Storytime, Mothercraft Ottawa

    Saturdays, Apr 20, 2024 - Jun 15, 2024
    90 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Our storytime welcomes and respects the needs of children aged 0-6 years living with developmental disabilities and/or Autism, who may face barriers related to sensory experiences, show signs of, or are at risk for a developmental delay.

    A family member must be present for the entirety of the event.

    Offered in partnership with Mothercraft Ottawa.

  • Web banner for hobbies and crafts

    Saturdays, Apr 20, 2024 - May 18, 2024
    120 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Come create amazing creations using our 3D pens. 

    Venez créer de fabuleuses créations avec nos stylos 3D.

    For ages 8+

    8 ans et plus

  • Tomato plants

    Saturday Apr 20, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Growing vegetables in pots and bringing the outside in.

    Presentation by the Master Gardeners of Ottawa-Carleton.