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  • photo de Michèle Vinet et de son livre le Malaimant sur fond de couleurs abstraites
    Thursday Mar 23, 2023 at 6:00pm

    Venez rencontrer l'auteure Michèle Vinet, qui parlera de son livre Le Malaimant, gagnant du prix du livre d'Ottawa dans la catégorie fiction française. 

    Venez découvrir l'histoire d'Aurel, qui tente d'écrire son amour à celle qu'il aime, et se retrouve incapable d'écrire, et nous fait vivre par son histoire la vulnérabilité de l'acte de création. 

  • Photo de Sylvain Lemay et André St-Georges, ainsi que du livre Rouge Avril
    Saturday Mar 25, 2023 at 1:00pm

    Venez rencontrer l'auteur et l'artiste derrière le roman graphique Rouge Avril lors d'une discussion en table ronde. Voyez en personne les originaux des planches qui ont été reproduites dans le livre et prenez part à une discussion sur le processus créatif, la relation auteur-illustrateur, les manifestations étudiantes de 2012, et plus encore. 

  • Wednesday Apr 19, 2023 at 7:00pm

    The completely bilingual virtual book club Un livrel / One eRead Canada, offered in Canadian libraries from one ocean to the other, is launching its third edition.

    In April 2023, we offer you Ce qu’on respire sur Tatouine/Tatouine par/by Jean-Christophe Réhel.  For the month of April, the eBooks and eAudio will be available for simultaneous access.*

    Come and join us for a discussion with the English translators, Katherine Hastings and Peter McCambridge, who will be interviewed by Shelagh Rogers. You can join them on the Zoom call or watch live on YouTube.

    Registrants will receive an additional email with the Zoom link two days before the program.

    This event is happening in partnership with CULC. The Canadian Urban Libraries Council has the mission to facilitate advocacy, collaboration, and research that strengthens and promotes the value of Canada’s urban libraries as integral to a vibrant democracy, a strong economy, and thriving communities.

    Peter McCambridge 

    Originally from Ireland, Peter McCambridge holds a BA in modern languages from Cambridge University, England, and has lived in Quebec City since 2003. His translations have been World Literature Today Notable Translations, longlisted for Canada Reads, and finalists for the Giller Prize and the Governor General’s Award for Translation.

    Shelagh Rogers 

    Shelagh Rogers is a veteran broadcast-journalist, currently host and co-producer of CBC Radio’s The Next Chapter, devoted to writing in Canada. She is an honorary witness to the work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and an Officer of the Order of Canada. In 2016, she was awarded the inaugural Margaret Trudeau Award for Mental Health Advocacy. She holds honorary doctorates from eight Canadian universities and is Chancellor of the University of Victoria. Shelagh is of Métis and Scottish ancestry. Her great-grandmother Edith Rogers was the first Michif woman, and the first woman, elected to the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba. Edith was from Norway House, where David A. Robertson’s family has deep roots.

    *The French eAudio is available from a special production of Radio-Canada’s OHdio, available now.

  • Thursday Mar 23, 2023 at 2:00pm / until Apr 27, 2023

    Join us for stories, storybook reading, rhymes, interactive songs and activities for babies (ages 0-18 months) with a parent/caregiver. Drop-in program.

  • Thursday Mar 23, 2023 at 3:00pm / until Jun 22, 2023

    Join us for a discussion of cookbooks and recipes. Try a recipe from each month’s cookbook selection and tell us what you think! Ask a staff member for help placing the book on hold with your library card. Drop-in. No registration required. All are welcome!

  • Multi color language bubbles in a gray background
    Thursday Mar 23, 2023 at 3:00pm / until Apr 27, 2023

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

  • Thursday Mar 23, 2023 at 4:30pm / until May 25, 2023

    Tutoring and help with homework after school for children ages 6-14 (Grades 1-10).

    Drop in program offered in partnership with United for Literacy

    Les étudiants de la 1re à la 10e année, âgés de

    6 à 14 ans, peuvent obtenir de l’aide aux devoirs.

    Programme portes ouvertes offert en collaboration avec «United for Literacy»

  • Thursday Mar 23, 2023 at 5:00pm / until Mar 30, 2023

    Create and build with blocks!​

    -Drop-in Program​ 

    -Family Program

    Architectes en herbe, à vos blocs!​

    -Programme portes ouvertes​

    -Programme familial

  • Thursday Mar 23, 2023 at 5:00pm / until Jun 22, 2023

    Visit our table on the second floor of the branch to learn more about programs and services for children, youth, families and older adults in the Nepean area. 

  • Calculator and rulers
    Thursday Mar 23, 2023 at 5:30pm / until Jun 08, 2023

    Drop in and get help with reading, math, science, French, English, etc. from United for Literacy volunteers. For students in grades 1 through 10.

    Reçois de l'aide avec la lecture, les maths, les sciences, le français, l'anglais, etc. de bénévoles de Littéracie Ensemble. (Pour les élèves de la 1e à la 10e année.)

    *Please bring your books, textbooks and your own writing supplies.  Parents of children under 13 years old must remain in the library branch.

    *SVP apportez vos livres, manuels scolaires et vos outils de travail. Les parents des enfants moins de 13 ans doivent rester dans la bibliothèque durant la session.