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  • Vernon Book Club

    Thursday Jun 06, 2024 at 6:30pm
    60 minutes

    Everyone is welcome to join Vernon’s book club!

    Visit with your friends and neighbours to discuss great books.

    First Thursday of the month

    January 4th, February 1st, March 7th, April 4th, May 2nd & June 6th

    6:30pm-7:30pm

    JanuaryHaven by Emma Donoghue

    FebruaryDaisy Darker by Alice Feeney

    MarchAll You Can Ever Know by Nicole Chung

    April - The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer

    MayBetween Two Kingdoms by Suleika Jaouad

    Books will be available at the Vernon branch service hub.

  • Friday Jun 07, 2024 at 1:30pm
    90 minutes

    Share the enjoyment of good books in a relaxed atmosphere at the Hazeldean Library.  Join us for discussion on the first Friday of every month.

    NOVEMBER 10, 2023

    “Atonement” by Ian McEwan (Fiction)

    DECEMBER 1, 2023

    “When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing”by Daniel Pink (Non-Fiction)

    NO MEETING IN JANUARY

    FEBRUARY 2, 2024

    “Washington Black” by Esi Erdugan (Canadian-Fiction)

    MARCH 1, 2024

    “Five Little Indians” by Michelle Good (Canadian-Fiction)

    APRIL 5, 2024

    “Rules of Civility” by Amor Towles (Fiction)

    MAY 3, 2024

    “The Vanishing Half” by Britt Bennett (Fiction)

    June 7, 2024

    “Full Disclosure” by Beverley McLachlin (Canadian-Mystery)

  • Saturday Jun 08, 2024 at 10:00am
    120 minutes

    Sit and knit awhile, browse our selection of knitting books, and check out the projects being done by our community's knitters.

  • world wide knit in public day logo

    Saturday Jun 08, 2024 at 10:00am
    120 minutes

    Join the "The Great Yarn of Manotick" knitters on the grounds of Watson's Mill & Dickinson House, 5525 Dickinson St, Manotick, to knit, chat with fellow knitters, and see the projects being created by some our community’s knitters.

    Will meet inside the Manotick library branch if weather is inclement.

  • Saturday Jun 08, 2024 at 2:00pm
    120 minutes

    Come join us for a relaxed scrapbooking, Card Making and Journaling session!  Please bring your own scrapbook and pictures.  Basic craft supplies will be provided.

  • smiling woman playing with virtual reality headset and hand-controllers

    Saturday Jun 08, 2024 at 3:00pm
    90 minutes

    Drop by to play some of the many games on our Oculus Rift system! Explore mountains or deep seas, ride roller coasters, soar as an eagle, challenge your agility with Beat Saber or Fruit Ninja, defend your castle as an archer or your spaceship with a laser, and many more! 

    All games are single-player with English dialogue/text.

    How it works: drop in during the session and write your name on the sign-up sheet to reserve a 10-minute time-slot (no sign-ups ahead of time)

    Safety tip: to prevent falls, wear closed flat shoes, not flip-flops or high heels

    Ages: 10 to Adult (headset may be too large to fit smaller players)

  • Monday Jun 10, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Share the enjoyment of books in a relaxed atmosphere on the Second Monday of the month.

    The Stittsville Branch morning book club runs monthly from September to June.

     Books are available at the Stittsville branch Hub (central desk). 

  • Books

    Monday Jun 10, 2024 at 1:30pm
    60 minutes

    Join us as we discuss "Braiding Sweetgrass" by Robin Kimmerer.

    Copies of the book are available at the Osgoode Service Hub.  Drop in.

  • Monday Jun 10, 2024 at 6:00pm
    60 minutes

    Come and enjoy photos shown on a big screen, and narration from multiple car trips around this wonderful province.  Highlights include Viking settlement in L'anse aux meadows, Fjord at Western Brook Pond, the Tablelands, Bonavista, Twillingate, Cape Spear, and icebergs.  

    Presented by Lynda Buske from the Ottawa PC Users' Group and the Orleans Photo Club. 

  • Monday Jun 10, 2024 at 6:15pm
    90 minutes

    Join us for a new take on the traditional Macrame craft of knotting.

    Learn a few basic knots and create a mini macrame hanger.

    Create beautiful work of art to give as a gift or just keep it  for yourself.

    No experience needed. All supplies provided.