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  • Mondays, Feb 26, 2024 - Jun 24, 2024
    1:30pm
    120 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    The Ottawa Public Library has thousands of digital titles, discover how to access them using resources like Libby and cloudLibrary. Come join us in this monthly drop-in session where we help you learn how to use Ottawa Public Library resources to access eBooks and audiobooks.

  • Mondays, Feb 26, 2024 - Jun 24, 2024
    2:00pm
    120 minutes

    9 sessions remaining

    On the second and fourth Mondays of each month, this event provides an opportunity for local authors and others who enjoy good writing to discuss writing of all types (fiction, non-fiction, poetry, dramatic scripts, graphic novels, etc.) Members will have the opportunity to share their writing and exchange useful feedback. Possible discussion may also include ideas related to publishing written work.

  • Mondays, Feb 26, 2024 - Mar 04, 2024
    2:00pm
    240 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Enjoy games and meet new friends. We will have tea, games, cards, puzzles and colouring books.

  • Mondays, Feb 26, 2024 - Jun 24, 2024
    4:00pm
    60 minutes

    16 sessions remaining

    Pratiquez votre français dans un milieu décontracté pour les débutants.

    Êtes-vous à un niveau intermédiaire ? Rejoignez notre groupe intemédiare à 17h.

    Practice your French conversation skills in a relaxed and friendly environment for beginners.
    Are you at an intermediate level? Join our intermediate conversation group at 5pm. 

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    Mondays, Feb 26, 2024 - Jun 24, 2024
    5:00pm
    60 minutes

    16 sessions remaining

    Pratiquez votre français dans un milieu décontracté. Niveau intermédiaire. 

    Vous êtes débutant? Rejoignez notre groupe débutant à 16h.

    Practice your French conversation skills in a relaxed and friendly environment. For an intermediate level.
    Are you a beginner? Join our beginner's conversation group at 4pm. 

  • Mondays, Feb 26, 2024 - Jun 24, 2024
    6:00pm
    60 minutes

    16 sessions remaining

    Practice your English conversation skills in a relaxed and friendly environment. All levels are welcome to this drop-in program.

  • Monday Feb 26, 2024 at 6:00pm
    120 minutes

    We are told: don't write down passwords; don't reuse passwords; make passwords long and complex. Chris Taylor, President of the Ottawa PC Users' Group will show how to use free software that stores all your usernames and passwords along with related information and protects them with a single, very strong password. Don't let your online accounts get compromised. It's easy and free.

    Registration is limited. 

  • Monday Feb 26, 2024 at 6:00pm
    120 minutes

    Want your own website? Today's web-building technologies offer page templates, WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) editors, and instant web hosting. So, it's easy to create a website with no HTML coding being required. And it can be completely free. In this presentation, Alan German from the Ottawa PC Users' Group will show how to create a website from scratch and make content available on the Internet.

  • Mondays, Feb 26, 2024 - Jun 24, 2024
    6:00pm
    150 minutes

    9 sessions remaining

    Come join us for a fun collage session! Explore your creative side and piece together something beautiful. Collages make nice greeting cards or posters to decorate your home. Drop in program. Welcome to all ages. No registration required. All collage-making supplies (scissors, paper, glue) will be provided but you are welcome to bring your own special papers and materials as well.

    Venez participer à un amusant atelier de collage! Libérez votre créativité et fabriquez quelque chose de magnifique. Faites de jolies cartes de souhaits ou de belles décorations à afficher chez vous. Programme portes ouvertes. Pour tous âges. Aucune inscription nécessaire. Tout le matériel nécessaire vous sera fourni (ciseaux, papier, colle), mais vous pouvez aussi apporter vos propres papiers et outils.

  • poster for Decision to Leave

    Monday Feb 26, 2024 at 6:00pm
    150 minutes

    Thrilla Thursdays are back! Except they are on Monday. But it's still Korean films so that's good. Some revisits and a couple new ones.

    Join us for a free screening of Decision to Leave. Ahhhhhhh yeeeee that's right, we playing it again. Again and again. The film was directed by Park Chan-wook and was released in 2022. The screening will take place in our auditorium, starts at 6:00PM and is free to attend.

    Note: The film is intended for a mature audience. 139 minutes. In Korean with English subtitles