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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.

  • Toddlertime

    Mondays, Apr 22, 2024 - May 27, 2024
    10:30am
    30 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for toddlers together with their parents or caregivers.

    Ages 19 to 35 months.

    Drop-in program. 

  • Toddlertime

    Mondays, Apr 22, 2024 - May 27, 2024
    11:15am
    30 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for toddlers together with their parents or caregivers.

    Ages 19 to 35 months.

    Drop-in program. 

  • Mondays, Apr 22, 2024 - Jun 10, 2024
    1:30pm
    90 minutes

    7 sessions remaining

    Baby playgroups are facilitated by Early Childhood Educators with early learning activities for babies and a chance for caregivers to network and share experiences.   A partnership between the Early On Family and Child Centre and the Library. 

    Ages 0-12 months.  Drop in Program.

  • Mondays, Apr 22, 2024 - Apr 29, 2024
    5:15pm
    30 minutes

    2 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.    

  • Spark: A STEM Storytime

    Tuesdays, Apr 23, 2024 - May 07, 2024
    10:30am
    60 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    A fun program of discovery for preschoolers and their adult co-learner.

    Explore elements of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) through hands-on inquiry-based activities and story. For ages 3-4. 

  • Tuesdays, Apr 23, 2024 - Jun 25, 2024
    1:30pm
    120 minutes

    10 sessions remaining

    Speak, in person, with a Public Health Nurse to get support around infant feeding and parenting. No appointment is necessary, simply drop in during these hours. Learn ways to help your child eat healthy and be active Make sure your child is on track with their growth and development. In partnership with Ottawa Public Health.

  • English Conversation Group

    Tuesdays, Apr 23, 2024 - Jun 25, 2024
    6:00pm
    60 minutes

    10 sessions remaining

    Practice your English conversation skills in a low-pressure, friendly environment. All levels are welcome. 

  • Tuesdays, Apr 23, 2024 - May 28, 2024
    6:30pm
    120 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Interested in playing D&D?  Then join us on for a D&D adventure.  Dungeons and Dragons is a fantasy role playing game in which your characters explore the world, solve puzzles and fight monsters. For ages 13-17.  Spaces limited.

  • Wednesdays, Apr 24, 2024 - May 01, 2024
    10:00am
    60 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Join us for conversation and laughter as ​we play games, share stories, and ​connect with each other in a relaxed atmosphere.​

    Various activities will be provided.​

    Drop-in.​

  • Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

    Wednesday Apr 24, 2024 at 2:00pm
    45 minutes

    A school readiness program for children 3–4 years old, who will be entering kindergarten in September 2024, and their adult co-learner.

    Stories and child-centered learning stations with a focus on the foundational concepts of letter recognition, numeracy, colors, shapes, measurement, rhyming, and retelling.