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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.

  • Tuesdays, Feb 27, 2024 - Jun 11, 2024
    1:00pm
    90 minutes

    30 sessions remaining

    Learn and practice new English language skills and meet new people in a relaxed and friendly environment. Offered in partnership with Greenbelt Church. 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 l'Église Greenbelt. Tout le monde est bienvenue à ce programme sans inscription!

  • Tuesdays, Feb 27, 2024 - Mar 26, 2024
    1:00pm
    120 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Are you looking for work? Unemployed or underemployed?

    Drop-in to meet one-on-one with an Employment Counsellor from the Pinecrest-Queensway Employment Services team.

  • Tuesdays, Feb 27, 2024 - Jun 25, 2024
    1:30pm
    120 minutes

    18 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.

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    Tuesdays, Feb 27, 2024 - Aug 27, 2024
    2:00pm
    60 minutes

    14 sessions remaining

    Want to learn more about your family history or getting stuck working on your family tree?  

    Drop-in to work on your family tree, share research strategies, and discover what resources are available for your research.  

    Specialists from the Ontario Genealogical Society Ottawa Branch and the Ottawa Public Library will answer questions and help you get the most from library resources.  

    Bring your laptop, tablet, or borrow a Chromebook from the library.  

    All welcome! 

  • Knitting

    Tuesdays, Feb 27, 2024 - Jun 25, 2024
    2:00pm
    120 minutes

    16 sessions remaining

    Do you like to knit, crochet, or do handwork of some sort? Please join like-minded individuals for an enjoyable afternoon of crafting. Bring any project that you are working on.  Drop In.

  • Tuesday Feb 27, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

     In some Scandinavian folklore, gnomes were said to reside near houses, watch over families, and protect against bad luck. Now you can create your own home gnome, perfect for giving to loved ones or to reside over your own fireplace mantel, bookshelves, or home entrance. Join staff for an easy craft, good conversation, and a cozy atmosphere.

  • Tuesday Feb 27, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Join us for an afternoon of crafting!  Participants will make a gift box with rolled watercolour roses. Supplies will be provided.

  • Tuesday Feb 27, 2024 at 3:00pm
    60 minutes

    Looking to add to your to-be-read list? In a reading slump? Or simply like to discuss books?

    Join us for tea and a discussion about what we have been reading lately!

    Register to ensure your spot. Drop-ins welcome.

    The program will be held in Room 1B.

  • A keyboard with letters spelling Pen & Paper Writers' Workshop

    Tuesdays, Feb 27, 2024 - Apr 30, 2024
    6:00pm
    120 minutes

    10 sessions remaining

    Get feedback on your writing (any genre) and ideas from the group. Hear the work of other writers and offer your feedback. Discuss issues about writing and publishing. Share your triumphs, trials and tribulations with a supportive, informal group.  "Pen and Paper" is just a name.  Bring any medium you want. 

  • English Conversation Group

    Tuesdays, Feb 27, 2024 - Jun 25, 2024
    6:00pm
    60 minutes

    18 sessions remaining

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