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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.

  • Wednesdays, May 22, 2024 - Jun 05, 2024
    6:30pm
    60 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Do you already have some basic English language skills, and are you looking for a casual, friendly environment where you can practice your English speaking skills? All levels are welcome.

    Join our free English conversation group!

    Receive guidance from our leaders, meet new people and gain confidence in your ability to speak English.

    Every Wednesdays from 6:30-7:30 pm (no conversation group on April 17)

    Vous avez déjà une base en anglais et vous cherchez un endroit avec une ambiance décontractée et amicale pour pratiquer vos habiletés de converser en anglais? Tous les niveaux sont les bienvenus.

    Joignez-vous à notre groupe de conversation en anglais! C'est gratuit!

    Recevez des conseils, rencontrez de nouvelles personnes et gagnez de la confiance à converser en anglais.

    Tous les mercredis soirs de 18h30-19h30 (sauf le 17 avril)

  • Plant Exchange

    Wednesday May 22, 2024 at 10:00am
    540 minutes

    It’s time to divide your perennials and rejuvenate your garden!  Bring some plants, take some plants, and borrow some gardening books.  Please remember to label all plants you bring in.  

    Drop by near the Centennial branch main entrance any time between 10am and 7pm on Wednesday May 22. 

  • English conversation group

    Wednesdays, May 22, 2024 - Jun 26, 2024
    10:15am
    90 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Join our free English conversation group to practice speaking in English in a relaxed and friendly environment.

    All levels are welcome to this drop-in program.

    Rejoignez notre groupe de conversation en anglais gratuit pour pratiquer l'anglais dans une atmosphère détendue.

    Tous les niveaux sont les bienvenus à ce programme , inscription non requise.

  • Wednesdays, May 22, 2024 - Aug 28, 2024
    10:30am
    60 minutes

    15 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.

  • Wednesdays, May 22, 2024 - Dec 18, 2024
    1:00pm
    120 minutes

    31 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.

  • wool used to knit

    Wednesdays, May 22, 2024 - Jun 26, 2024
    1:00pm
    120 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Join us for an informal gathering of knitting enthusiasts - from beginners to experts. Share your ideas and projects in a relaxed social atmosphere.  

  • Wednesdays, May 22, 2024 - Jun 26, 2024
    1:30pm
    120 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

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

  • Books with tea cup on top

    Wednesday May 22, 2024 at 1:30pm
    60 minutes

    Join the staff at the Rockcliffe Park Branch for a cuppa, a cookie and book talk.  

    ֎ Hear 6-8 book suggestions and what we liked about these books ֎

    ֎ On display, will be a curated list of books that you can check out ֎

    ֎ See an engaging short author video ֎ 

    It's a cozy event all about books while enjoying a hot tea or coffee.

    Adult, English, Drop-in

  • Wednesdays, May 22, 2024 - Jun 26, 2024
    2:00pm
    90 minutes

    6 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.

  • webcard for Chess Club with black Queen defeating white King

    Wednesdays, May 22, 2024 - Jul 31, 2024
    4:00pm
    120 minutes

    11 sessions remaining

    Join us for open games of chess. Whether you're a beginner or more advanced, this is a relaxed environment where everyone is welcome. Bring your own board or borrow one of ours.