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  • Notepad, camera, and magnifying glass on old map

    Tuesdays, Apr 16, 2024 - Jun 18, 2024
    1:30pm
    60 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    All aboard for the final leg of our tour around the world, with Sweden, Nigeria, and Spain! Join us the third Tuesday of each month where we will discuss a title set in a different country and/or written by a foreign author.

    When you register, we will reserve a copy of the book for you - no need to place a hold, unless you would like to enjoy the book in a different format. This is the last chance to get your Reader's Passport stamped before the summer!

  • Open book on a white blanket on the grass, with coffee and a pastry

    Thursdays, Apr 18, 2024 - Jun 20, 2024
    11:00am
    60 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Nos dernières sessions avant la pause d'été! Veuillez nous joindre le 3e jeudi de chaque mois pour des rencontres conviviales afin de discuter des livres de langue française.

    Quand vous vous inscrivez, nous vous réservons une copie du livre - pas besoin de le commander vous-même, à moins que vous préférez apprécier le titre dans un autre format. Au plaisir de vous voir!

  • three books on the right stacked together

    Mondays, Apr 15, 2024 - Dec 16, 2024
    2:30pm
    90 minutes

    9 sessions remaining

    The Stittsville Library Book Club meet on the third Monday of most months and read a variety of fiction and non-fiction books.  Registration is required.
     

  • Art supplies

    Tuesday Apr 16, 2024 at 2:00pm
    90 minutes

    Let’s get creative! Join us as we guide you step-by-step through the process of making origami tulips.

    Participants will be provided with all the materials needed to complete the craft, from start to finish. No prior skills needed!

    Please note: Registration is required.

  • Tuesdays, Apr 16, 2024 - Jun 18, 2024
    6:30pm
    60 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Combine basic drawing strokes into easy-to-learn pattern combinations that inspire creativity, relaxation and meditation.

  • Wednesday Apr 17, 2024 at 1:00pm
    90 minutes

    Presented by Dying With Dignity Canada (Ottawa Chapter), Advance Care Planning is a workshop about making choices about how you would like to be cared for in the future, at a time when you are not able to speak for yourself. How to prepare an Advance Directive and choose a Power of Attorney for Personal Care are discussed. Materials include worksheets to identify and articulate one's beliefs about end of life care and choices around planning your own health care. Discussion will include how to talk to your loved ones about your health care wishes in the event of illness and unexpected physical events.

  • Wednesdays, Apr 17, 2024 - Jun 26, 2024
    1:30pm
    90 minutes

    11 sessions remaining

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Le groupe de conversation en français est un programme d'apprentissge de la langue avec un professeur et un mombre minime d'étudiants de même niveau. 

    Inscription requis

    valuation du niveau de langue requis

  • Wednesday Apr 17, 2024 at 3:00pm
    90 minutes

    Based on the true story behind author A.A. Milne's beloved character, Winnie the Pooh, this is a tale of the remarkable friendship between a Canadian soldier and the cub that stood as a symbol of friendship and hope in a world plagued by war. 
    It was during the early days of World War I that veterinarian Lieutenant Harry Colebourn (Michael Fassbinder) purchased a small bear cub and named her Winnie after his hometown of Winnipeg. As the specter of war looms heavy in the conscience of the citizens and children of London, Winnie becomes the star attraction at the zoo. When a man named A.A. Milne brings his young son to visit the zoo, the story of the bear and her friendship with a far away soldier inspires him to create one of the most beloved characters in the history of children's literature. 

    2004. 90 min. English with French subtitles. 

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    Basée sur l'histoire vraie derrière le personnage bien-aimé de A.A. Milne, Winnie l'Ourson, le film est un conte de l'amitié remarquable entre un soldat canadien et l'ourson qui était un symbole d'amitié et d'espoir dans un monde en proie à la guerre. 
    C'est pendant les premiers jours de la Première Guerre mondiale que le vétérinaire lieutenant Harry Colebourn (Michael Fassbender) a acheté un petit ours et l'a nommé Winnie après sa ville natale de Winnipeg. Quand le spectre de la guerre arrive dans la conscience des citoyens et des enfants de Londres, Winnie devient l'attraction vedette du zoo. Quand un homme nommé A.A. Milne apporte son jeune fils à visiter le zoo, l'histoire de l'ours et son amitié avec un soldat lointain l'inspire à créer l'un des personnages les plus aimés dans l'histoire de la littérature pour enfants. 

    2004. 90 min. Anglais avec sous-titres français 

  • Wednesdays, Apr 17, 2024 - May 08, 2024
    4:00pm
    60 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Teams of two teen volunteers will share their technology knowledge with one older adult per session.

    Volunteers will help older adults with basic use of devices such as laptops, tablets and smartphones. Some subjects that can be addressed include internet applications like browsers, email, calendars, social media, games, and file and photo management, such as Google Suite, OneDrive, and iCloud.​

    Register in-branch at the 2nd floor hub.​

  • Wednesdays, Apr 17, 2024 - May 08, 2024
    6:30pm
    90 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    2024 will be one of the most consequential years in the history of democracy. Elections have been or will be held in many countries ranging in size and power from El Salvador to India. The decisions of voters will determine whether the worldwide growth in authoritarianism over the past twenty years will continue or democracy will begin to make a comeback.

    The US Presidential and Congressional elections on Tuesday November 5 stand out as an especially critical democratic moment for two reasons: first because they will be a supreme test of American democracy; and second because they will send a powerful message to the rest of the world, including the dictatorships and wannabe dictatorships.

    The group will discuss the background and issues of Democracy on Trial and week by week follow the important democratic events and developments of 2024.

    Mr. Robert Miller will lead the discussion. He is the author of Canada and Democratic Development and, prior to his retirement, served as President and CEO of the Parliamentary Centre, Canada’s leading institution promoting and supporting international democratic development.

    Session #1 Wednesday, April 3: Is History Repeating Itself?

    Session #2, Wednesday April 10: Democratic Fatigue and the Appeal of the Strong Man

    Session #3, Wednesday, April 17: Big Countries and Small: The Cases of El Salvador and Rwanda, Russia and India

    Session # 4, Wednesday, April 24: The Fire Next Door: The Authoritarian Impulse in the United States

    Session #5, Wednesday, May 1: Donald Trump and the Invention of Trumpism

    Session #6, Wednesday, May 8: Can it Happen Here? If Trump wins, is Canada next? A discussion with John Ibbitson, Globe and Mail columnist and one of Canada’s leading authors on politics and public affairs.

    Registration recommended.