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  • open book on white table with blurred stack of books in background
    Tuesday Jun 20, 2023 at 11:00am / until Dec 19, 2023

    Drop in to meet with other book lovers in the neighbourhood and chat about your latest reads. Third Tuesday of the month, nearly year-round, with the exception of July & August. Drop-in.

  • Tuesday Jun 20, 2023 at 3:00pm

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

    Join us the third Tuesday of the month 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!

  • beige toned poster, with both characters embracing eath other in bed, the tagling "A Movie for people who love Movies" is present
    Tuesday Jun 20, 2023 at 5:30pm

    Join us for a free screening of Day for Night. The film was directed by François Truffaut and was released in 1973. The screening will take place in our auditorium, starts at 5:30PM and is free to attend.

    Note: The film is intended for a mature audience. 116 minutes. In French with English subtitles.

  • Web banner for hobbies and crafts
    Tuesday Jun 20, 2023 at 6:00pm

    Adults are invited to get creative and make a no-pressure, awful piece of art. All supplies will be provided. We will put out random art supplies; what you make is entirely up to you! Make it as bizarre and ridiculous as you wish. At the end of the night, you will get to judge your fellow artists’ work and decide which is the worst!

  • Tuesday Jun 20, 2023 at 6:30pm

    Partagez avec nous le plaisir des livres dans une ambiance détendue. Le 3e semaine de chaque mois. Bienvenue aux nouveaux venus.

  • Thursday Jun 22, 2023 at 3:00pm

    Join us for a discussion of cookbooks and recipes. Try a recipe from each month’s cookbook selection and tell us what you think! Ask a staff member for help placing the book on hold with your library card. Drop-in. No registration required. All are welcome!

  • Thursday Jun 22, 2023 at 5:00pm

    Visit our table on the second floor of the branch to learn more about programs and services for children, youth, families and older adults in the Nepean area. 

  • Thursday Jun 22, 2023 at 5:30pm
  • cercle de lecture vanier
    Saturday Jun 24, 2023 at 10:00am

    La succursale Vanier de la Bibliothèque publique d’Ottawa invite les francophones et les francophiles de toutes générations à se joindre à un Cercle de Lecture. On y mettra l’accent sur les ouvrages écrits en français se rapportant à la francophonie canadienne. Chacune des personnes participantes aura le choix de présenter un livre de sa préférence. Une animatrice ou un animateur en assurera le bon déroulement. Les rencontres du cercle auront lieu le dernier samedi de chaque mois (dès le 28 janvier 2023) de 10h à midi à la bibliothèque (située au 310, Pères-Blancs)

  • Men sitting playing go game
    Saturday Jun 24, 2023 at 2:00pm / until Aug 26, 2023

    The Ottawa Go Club ( organizes a series of workshops for people who want to improve their knowledge of the Go game. We will discuss various aspects of the game, do practical exercises and problems, explore and practice. Designed for beginners and intermediate players.

    Le Club de Go d'Ottawa ( organise des ateliers pour tous ceux qui aimeraient approfondir leurs connaissances du jeu de Go. On y discute plusieurs aspects du jeu, on fait des exercices et des problèmes, on explore et on s’entraîne. Conçu pour les débutants et les intermédiaires.