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  • Tuesday Oct 24, 2023 at 6:30pm
    60 minutes

    Do you love to cook? Connect with other food enthusiasts and level up your cooking skills over great discussions. We will look at new and popular cookbooks together and share recipes that we have tried.

  • Compassionate Ottawa

    Wednesday Oct 25, 2023 at 6:30pm
    90 minutes

    In this interactive workshop from Compassionate Ottawa, you will learn about who will be able to make health decisions on your behalf in the event you are unable to.

    You will be invited into facilitated group discussions about values, wishes and beliefs for personal health care, that will shape your health care discussions with loved ones. 

    These conversations are an important part of advance care planning - which is a way to help you think about, talk about, and document your wishes for future are and may be one of the most important conversations you will ever have. 

    Planning today makes sure that your wishes are known and may bring peace of mind to you, your family and those who may have to make decisions on your behalf.

  • Wednesdays, Oct 25, 2023 - Nov 22, 2023
    60 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Join us for a discussion of cookbooks and recipes. We will meet once per month at the Blackburn Hamlet branch. Try a recipe from each month’s cookbook selection and tell us what you think! ​
    All are welcome!

    October book: 

    Make This Tonight

    Recipes to Get Dinner on the Table


    I'm really looking forward to this one! This cookbook has a little something for everyone. Lots of versatility and gluten free options in every category. 

  • Banner reading "Job Search Workshop" on top of a photo of people waiting to be interviewed.

    Thursday Oct 26, 2023 at 3:00pm
    120 minutes

    Looking to start in a new position, apply for your first job, or jump back into the workplace? The Community Employment Resource Centre (CERC) is here to offer you tips, tricks, and get you started on your job search. Join us for an informative afternoon with a presenter from CERC that will have you one step closer to finding your dream job

  • Night Owls Book Club

    Thursdays, Oct 26, 2023 - Dec 21, 2023
    60 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    New to independent reading?

    Join our family book club and discover great reading suggestions to get you started and keep you going. 

    We will share favorites, listen to read-alouds and participate in book-related art activities.

    For kids ages 6-8 and their adult reading partner.

  • Thursday Oct 26, 2023 at 6:00pm
    90 minutes

    Adults and teens are invited to get into the Halloween spirit and create an imperfect spooky piece of art.  At the end of the evening, you can vote which one is the worst!  All art supplies are provided.  Small pumpkins & gourds are also provided for those interested in decorating one for their spooky masterpiece.  

    Thursday October 26, 6:00-7:30pm

    Age 13+

    Registration required

  • Thursday Oct 26, 2023 at 6:30pm
    60 minutes

    Join us as Master Gardener Odette McIntyre gives us tips and tricks for a small kitchen garden. Please register for this event, but drop in spots will be available.

    Part 3 of our Gardening Series

    Part 1 Thursday October 12: Seed Saving at the Vernon Branch.

    Part 2 Thursday October 19 : Cold Frames and Cold Crops at the Metcalfe Branch.

    Part 4 Thursday November 9: Composting and Preparing for winter at the Greely Branch.

  • Thursday Oct 26, 2023 at 7:00pm
    60 minutes

    A photograph tells a thousand tales, but only if it’s subject matter can be identified, and it has been given the chance at surviving the rigors of time and use.

    The first part of this presentation will take you through a brief history of photographic processes with a focus on dating images based on clothing, styles, and trends.

    The second part will provide tips and tricks for storing and caring for your photographs, ensuring their longevity.

    Bring you questions and your notebook.

  • Friday Oct 27, 2023 at 2:00pm
    120 minutes

    Learn how to more effectively tell the story of your vacations through pictures. Regardless of what kind of camera you use (cell phone, tablet, DSLR, etc.), learn how to use light, foreground, people and framing to create a descriptive picture that needs no captioning. Presented by Lynda Buske from the Ottawa PC Users' Group.

  • Friday Oct 27, 2023 at 4:00pm
    60 minutes

    Join us for some Halloween inspired crafts and activities. For ages 4-12. Registration required.

    Soyez des nôtre pour des bricolages et activités d’Halloween. Pour les 4 à 12 ans. Inscription requise.