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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, Jul 23, 2024 - Aug 31, 2024
    10:00am
    660 minutes

    35 sessions remaining

    Welcome puzzlers!

    Drop-in to our branch and exchange your puzzles with those left by other members of our community.

    Bring one, take one. Bring two, take two! 

    Puzzles can be found on the express book display on the 2nd floor.

    Dissectologists unite!

    A tête reposée?

    Participez à l'échange de casse-tête communautaire.  

    Laissez un casse-tête, prenez un casse-tête.

    L'échange se déroule à tous les jours sur le 2e étage de la bibliothèque sur l'étalage des livres express. 

    Au plaisir!

  • Tuesdays, Jul 23, 2024 - Sep 17, 2024
    10:30am
    60 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    Colouring can have a calming effect on the mind and promote overall wellness.

    Join us every second week on Tuesday mornings for a fun and relaxing session of adult coloring.  An opportunity to let your inner artist free and be a kid again!

    All supplies are provided.  No experience required.  All you need to bring is your creativity!

  • Tuesdays, Jul 23, 2024 - Dec 17, 2024
    1:00pm
    120 minutes

    22 sessions remaining

    Bring your knitting or crochet project and share advice, ideas and conversations with fellow enthusiasts.  For adults and teens of all abilities.  Drop-in.

    ***Note: No program December 26, 2023 and January 2, 2024

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    Apportez votre projet de tricot ou de crochet afin d'échanger des conseils, des idées et converser avec d'autres passionnés.  Pour les adultes et adolescents de tous les niveaux.  Aucune inscription requise.

    ***Note: il n'y aura pas de programme le 26 décembre 2023 et le 2 janvier 2024

  • Tuesdays, Jul 23, 2024 - Aug 20, 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. 

    This program runs every second Tuesday from 1:00-3:00 at the Stittsville Branch. Please click on "View Full Schedule" to see the list of upcoming Tuesdays. Any changes to the schedule will be reflected on this program listing.

  • Parenting in Ottawa

    Tuesdays, Jul 23, 2024 - Dec 17, 2024
    1:30pm
    120 minutes

    22 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.

    Related link
    Parenting in Ottawa
    Ottawa Public Health

  • Chromebook

    Tuesday Jul 23, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    This program shows Chromebooks users how to search the Internet using popular search engines, shopping, maps and weather.  Also presented are some security basics and other features.

  • Knitting

    Tuesdays, Jul 23, 2024 - Aug 27, 2024
    2:00pm
    120 minutes

    6 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

  • Web banner for Arts and Culture

    Tuesdays, Jul 23, 2024 - Dec 17, 2024
    2:00pm
    75 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Join us at Blackburn Hamlet for a watercolour painting session. Bring your own project or start something new in the company of like-minded artists. No experience necessary. Supplies will be provided. Register Online. Soyez des nôtres à la succursale de Blackburn Hamlet pour une activité amusante d’aquarelle. Aucune expérience nécessaire. Les fournitures vous seront fournies.

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  • Image shows a collection of games and activities. Dice, playing cards, a puzzle, Jenga.

    Tuesdays, Jul 23, 2024 - Aug 27, 2024
    2:30pm
    60 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    Join us every Tuesday for a fun, casual hour of games and activities for adults at the Rideau Branch. Come do a puzzle, relax with some adult colouring, or play a board game!

    Tuesdays from 2:30-3:30pm, except August 6th where there won't be a program. 

    All supplies are provided.

    Full list of activities may vary from week to week.

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    Joignez-vous à nous chaque mardi à la succursale Rideau pour un après-midi social et relax. Au menu: des jeux et activités variées pour adultes tels que des casse-têtes, du matériel pour dessiner, des jeux de carte et plus encore. 

    Mardi après midi, de 14h30-15h30 sauf le mardi 6 août (programme non-offert à cette date)

    Tout le matériel nécessaire sera fourni. 

    Les activités peuvent varier d'une semaine à une autre. 

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

    Tuesdays, Jul 23, 2024 - Dec 17, 2024
    6:00pm
    120 minutes

    22 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.