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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.

  • Chess set

    Mondays, May 27, 2024 - Jun 03, 2024
    4:00pm
    90 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Interested in chess and looking for new opponents? 

    Teen volunteers will be on hand to help those who are learning!

    Reserved for players aged between 7-17.

  • Mondays, May 27, 2024 - Jun 24, 2024
    4:00pm
    120 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

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

  • Mondays, May 27, 2024 - Jun 24, 2024
    5:15pm
    30 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Do you have children ages 5-8?  Would you like them to read more?  Then join our weekly Reading Buddies program.   Each child will be paired with a teen volunteer for fun and interactive read aloud sessions.  Together they will share the joys of reading in a friendly, encouraging and enthusiastic environment.  Registration required.  

  • Monday May 27, 2024 at 5:30pm
    90 minutes

    Come enjoy a night of fun at the library. Play a new board game or bring your own to play with a friend.

  • Monday May 27, 2024 at 5:30pm
    150 minutes

    Join a band of adventurers at the seaside town of Dragonsbourne. This is a one-time, side-adventure. It is part of the continuing, campaign-setting of Dragonsbourne and its surroundings. This game is intended for teens who have played D&D before, but beginners are also welcome. Please bring a 2nd level character and dice. Pre-made characters and dice will be provided for those who do not have their own.  This game is intended for ages 13-17. 

  • Mondays, May 27, 2024 - Jun 24, 2024
    6:00pm
    60 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

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

  • Monday May 27, 2024 at 6:30pm
    90 minutes

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

     No registration required. All are welcome!

  • Monday May 27, 2024 at 6:30pm
    60 minutes

    Calling all quiz masters! Test your knowledge with live general trivia at the Stittsville branch of the Ottawa Public Library!

    Come for the fun, leave with the bragging rights!

    Register a team of two to five people, come and enjoy!

  • Starry night storytime

    Mondays, May 27, 2024 - Jun 03, 2024
    6:30pm
    30 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Wear your pajamas, bring along your favourite stuffie, and come get cozy with us! Stories, rhymes, and songs for children of all ages and parents or caregivers.Drop-in program

  • Tuesdays, May 28, 2024 - Jun 25, 2024
    10:00am
    180 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    Get feedback on your writing (any genre)and ideas from the group. Hear the work of other writers and offer your feedback. Discuss ideas about writing and publishing. Share your triumphs, trials and tribulations with a supportive, informal group.