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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.

  • Craft supplies on table

    Friday May 31, 2024 at 1:00pm
    120 minutes

    Join us for an afternoon of collage art! We will provide the paper, images, glue and scissors, you are welcome to bring additional notions if you would like. Drop-in program.​

    Joignez-nous pour un après-midi de collage! Nous allons fournir les ciseaux, la colle, les images et le papier, vous êtes la bienvenue d'apporter du matériel supplémentaire si vous le désirez. Programme portes ouvertes.​

  • Saturday Jun 01, 2024 at 10:00am
    180 minutes

    Bring your family and friends for a day of fun and connections across generations for Intergenerational Day in Canada!

    There will be activities, games, music, and cake will be served!

    • Bilingual Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

    Venez en grand nombre célébrer la Journée intergénérationnelle au Canada à la bibliothèque publique d’Ottawa!

    Il y aura des activités, des jeux, de la musique, et du gâteaux sera servi!

    • Contes en famille bilingue à 10 h 30
  • resume banner

    Wednesdays, Jun 05, 2024 - Jun 26, 2024
    5:00pm
    60 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Seeking employment?  Attend our Resume Workshop where the following topics will be covered: 

    •Resume & Cover Letter Writing

    •Interview Preparation (Hard & Soft Skills)

    •Job Fair Skills & Networking

    *Structured workshop via zoom with in person support. 

    Presented by CCI through the Community and Employment Connections Department.

     

  • Saturday Jun 08, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Cet atelier interactif initie les participants de tous âges à la musique autochtone.  Vous en apprendrez plus sur le "battement de cœur" de notre mère la Terre avant d'apprendre quelques chansons de danse stomp sur des hochets traditionnels.

  • Turtle colored to resemble a Medicine Wheel and bearing the Library's logo.

    Saturday Jun 15, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Participants will learn about the Mohawk language and the history behind it. They will learn this by looking at the Mohawk alphabet and using it to pronounce the words correctly. By doing this we are able to teach the uniqueness of indigenous languages. 

    Register to ensure a spot. Drop-ins will be welcome on the day as space allows. 

  • TD Summer Reading Club banner

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

    Help us celebrate and decorate for the launch of the 2024 TD Summer Reading Club! You can register for the Club and track your reading all summer long! Family event for ages 4-12.  Drop-in.

    Joignez-vous à nous pour décorer la salle des enfants et célébrer l'occasion du lancement du Club de lecture d'été TD 2024 ! Vous pouvez vous inscrire au Club et faire le suivi de vos lectures tout au long de l'été ! Événement familial pour les 4 à 12 ans. Portes ouvertes.

  • National Indigenous History Month

    Tuesday Jun 18, 2024 at 6:00pm
    60 minutes

    In this workshop, participants will learn about the Mohawk language and the history behind it. They will learn this by looking at the Mohawk alphabet and using it to pronounce the words correctly. By doing this we are able to teach the uniqueness of indigenous languages

  • National Indigenous History Month Mois national de l'histoire autochtone

    Thursday Jun 20, 2024 at 6:00pm
    60 minutes

    Explore the woodland art work of Rhonda Snow and uncover the oral history of the sacred Ojibwe Spirit Horses through the art. 

  • National Indigenous History Month

    Saturday Jun 29, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    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 students will be able to make their own corn husk doll.

  • Saturday Jun 29, 2024 at 1:00pm
    120 minutes

    Ages 4+. Launch yourself into Summer Reading! Join the club and track your reading all summer long with us. Discover a galaxy of library summer programs and on this day, help us open the children's garden for the summer (weathering permitting). We will have games, garden planting and garden crafts. 

    Drop-in anytime between 1 pm to 3 pm.