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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.

  • Sleuth Hounds

    Thursday Apr 18, 2024 at 6:30pm
    60 minutes

    Share the enjoyment of good mysteries in a relaxed atmosphere. Join us for our discussion on Alice Feeney's Rock Paper Scissors. All are welcome!

  • Thursdays, Apr 18, 2024 - Jun 20, 2024
    7:00pm
    60 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Join us for a discussion of cookbooks and recipes. Try a recipe from each month’s cookbook selection and tell us what you think! ​
    All are welcome. 

  • colourful balls of yarn

    Fridays, Apr 19, 2024 - May 31, 2024
    2:00pm
    90 minutes

    7 sessions remaining

    Bring your knitting or crochet project (or needlepoint, cross-stitch, etc) and share tips and tricks, ideas and conversations with fellow enthusiasts. For adults of all abilities. Drop-in.

    Apportez votre projet de tricot ou de crochet (ou broderie, point de croix, etc) afin d'échanger des conseils, des idées et converser avec d'autres passionnés. Pour les adultes de tous les niveaux. Aucune inscription requise.

  • Fridays, Apr 19, 2024 - Jun 21, 2024
    2:00pm
    60 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Do you enjoy reading mysteries? Share the enjoyment of good mysteries in a relaxed atmosphere. Join us for discussion usually every third Friday of the month. 

  • Multiple speech bubbles in a gray background

    Fridays, Apr 19, 2024 - Jun 28, 2024
    3:00pm
    90 minutes

    11 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.

  • four people with speech bubbles

    Saturdays, Apr 20, 2024 - Jun 29, 2024
    1:00pm
    90 minutes

    11 sessions remaining

    Practice your English conversation skills in a relaxed and friendly environment. All levels are welcome. / Pratiquez vos habilités de conversation en anglais dans une ambiance décontractée et amicale. Pour tous les niveaux.

    Language learning online resources / Ressources en ligne pour l'apprentisage des langues

  • obmn 3D double bill poster

    Saturday Apr 20, 2024 at 1:00pm
    210 minutes

    Ottawa Bad Movie Nights and Ottawa Public Library present a screening of The Mask (1961) and Robot Monster (1953) in glorious 3D!!!!!!!!! 3D Glasses will be provided for your enjoyment.

    The film is free to attend, starts at 1:00 PM and will take place in the Main branch auditorium.

  • Mondays, Apr 22, 2024 - Jun 24, 2024
    10:00am
    120 minutes

    9 sessions remaining

    Are you looking for work? Unemployed or underemployed?

    Drop-in to meet one-on-one with an Employment Counsellor from the Pinecrest-Queensway Employment Services team.

    Sessions will be held in study room number 2 on the 2nd floor of the library while the elevator is under refurbishment.

    Should you see that the counsellor is busy with another person, please wait outside patiently for your turn. Thank you.

  • Mondays, Apr 22, 2024 - Jun 24, 2024
    1:30pm
    90 minutes

    9 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?

    Join our English conversation group!

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

    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?

    Joignez-vous à notre groupe de conversation en anglais!

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

    NO PROGRAM ON MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2024.

  • Mondays, Apr 22, 2024 - Jun 24, 2024
    2:00pm
    120 minutes

    5 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.