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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.

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    Wednesday Jul 24, 2024 at 1:00pm
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    The Ottawa Public Library is happy to celebrate Seniors Month by offering programs for older adults every Wednesday in June, July and August.


    Participants will increase their knowledge related to mental wellness and resiliency as they age. Useful tools and ideas will be shared to help create tangible and concrete plans to support mental wellness.

    Registration required for Zoom link. Link will be sent via email.

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    Tuesdays, Jul 23, 2024 - Aug 13, 2024
    10:15am
    30 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for toddlers 19-36 months and a parent/caregiver. Drop-in. 

  • 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 - Aug 13, 2024
    10:30am
    30 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for babies and a parent or caregiver. 0-18 months. 30 min.

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    Tuesday Jul 23, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    How bright can you shine? Registration required. Ages 4-6.

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    Tuesday Jul 23, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Jump start your own intergalactic adventure.

    Ages 7-10.  Registration required.

    *Note this is the same program offered at Fitzroy Harbour, Carp, Beaverbrook and Hazeldean.  Please register for the location most convenient.

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    Tuesday Jul 23, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

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    Budding engineers take flight.

    Registration required. Ages 7-12.

  • Tuesday Jul 23, 2024 at 10:30am
    45 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Make your dreams come true with your own hands. Your little ones will be transported into enchanting worlds through captivating stories and a special craft activity.

  • Tuesday Jul 23, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Stories, songs and rhymes for babies and parent or caregiver. Stay & Play afterwards for 30 minutes.  Ages 0-18 months.  

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    Tuesday Jul 23, 2024 at 10:30am
    40 minutes

    Welcome some poultry from the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum into your library visit! Listen to them cluck and coo, touch their soft feathers and watch them scratch and peck. Through fun educational activities, students explore the characteristics, needs and lifecycle of these barnyard favourites. Family program for ages 4+.