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  • Wednesdays, Oct 04, 2023 - Dec 20, 2023
    10:30am
    60 minutes

    11 sessions remaining

    Do you need a casual, friendly environment where you can practice your English-speaking skills?  Look no further than the English Conversation Group!  Receive guidance from our experienced conversation group leaders, meet new people, and gain confidence in your English speaking.

  • Toddler time

    Wednesdays, Oct 04, 2023 - Dec 13, 2023
    10:30am
    30 minutes

    10 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for toddlers together with their parents or caregivers.

    Ages 15 to 35 months.

    Drop-in program.

    Please Note: no program Nov 1st

  • Wednesdays, Oct 04, 2023 - Dec 20, 2023
    2:00pm
    90 minutes

    12 sessions remaining

    Are you looking for a relaxing activity that is low stress and doesn't require any special skills?  Then colouring may be for you!   Join us to explore your creative side, relax and meet new friends.  All supplies will be provided.

    The August 2nd session will be held in the Children's Program Room on the lower level of the library.

  • drawing of parent and child reading

    Thursdays, Oct 05, 2023 - Dec 14, 2023
    10:30am
    60 minutes

    10 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for babies and a parent or caregiver. 0-18 months.

    Program runs for 30 min. Participants are welcome to stay and let their babies play afterwards.

    PLEASE NOTE: no program Nov 2

  • Illustrated web banner with paint brushes and paint.

    Thursday Oct 05, 2023 at 2:00pm
    90 minutes

    Sorry this event is full

    Let’s get creative! Participants will be provided with all the materials needed to complete the craft, from start to finish. No prior skills needed!

    This month we will decorate miniature pumpkins with live succulent cuttings. A perfect fall centerpiece for your table.

  • Fridays, Oct 06, 2023 - Nov 24, 2023
    1:00pm
    180 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Board games, building blocks, LEGO bricks, and... as many books as you want to read! (Drop-in)

    Jeux de société, blocs LEGO et... autant de livres que tu désires en lire! (portes-ouvertes)

    Oct 6 and Nov 24

  • Family story time

    Saturdays, Oct 07, 2023 - Dec 16, 2023
    10:30am
    30 minutes

    8 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. Drop-in.

    Please Note: No program Sept 30th or Nov 11th. For programs on Oct 28 and Nov 25, please see our Spanish Storytime event listing.

  • Chess

    Saturdays, Oct 07, 2023 - Dec 16, 2023
    1:30pm
    90 minutes

    9 sessions remaining

    For children 7-12, interested in learning to play chess and finding out more about the game. Teen volunteers will be on hand to help those who are learning!

    Saturdays 1:30-3

    Please note: no program Sept 30, Nov 4 & Nov 11

  • Toddler time

    Tuesdays, Oct 10, 2023 - Dec 12, 2023
    10:30am
    30 minutes

    9 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for toddlers together with their parents or caregivers.

    Ages 15 to 35 months.

    Drop-in program.

    Please Note: No program Oct 31st

  • green web banner with tree growing out of a book and tree branches

    Tuesdays, Oct 10, 2023 - Dec 19, 2023
    2:00pm
    60 minutes

    6 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!