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  • virtual reality play

    Thursday Nov 16, 2023 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.

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

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

  • Thursday Nov 16, 2023 at 5:30pm
    120 minutes

    Whoa, backup! Effective strategies for keeping your computer files safe​

    Think about all the data on your PC; videos, photos, tax records, emails… Now think about whether those files exist anywhere else. If the answer is no, you need to think about backup!​

  • Sleuth Hounds

    Thursday Nov 16, 2023 at 6:30pm
    60 minutes

    Share the enjoyment of good mysteries in a relaxed atmosphere. Join us for our discussion on Scott Pratt. All are welcome!

  • Picture of children and adults reading books together in Storytime

    Friday Nov 17, 2023 at 10:30am
    45 minutes

    Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver.

  • Art supplies

    Saturdays, Nov 18, 2023 - Dec 16, 2023
    45 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Come join us and make artistic creations from several kinds of materials available at our branch. Ages 6-12. Drop-in Program.  

    Viens nous joindre à notre atelier de bricolage et réalise des créations artistiques à partir de plusieurs sortes de matériels disponibles à notre succursale. Pour les 6 à 12 ans. Portes ouvertes. 

    Saturday, November 18 / Le samedi 18 novembre

    Saturday, December 2 / Le samedi 2 décembre

    Saturday, December 16 / Le samedi 16 décembre

  • Saturdays, Nov 18, 2023 - Dec 16, 2023
    30 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. Drop-in.

  • posters for Ninja: The Mission Force, Commando Ninja and Manborg combined.

    Saturday Nov 18, 2023 at 1:00pm
    180 minutes

    Ottawa Bad Movie Nights and Ottawa Public Library present a screening of Ninja: The Mission Force, Commando Ninja and Manborg. That's right, a triple threat!

    The film is free to attend, starts at 1:00 PM and will take place in the Main branch auditorium.

  • Saturdays, Nov 18, 2023 - Feb 24, 2024
    120 minutes

    15 sessions remaining

    Do you love board games? Cards? Chess? Any game goes! We will provide an assortment of games, but you're welcome to bring your own board games, too. 

    Drop-in program for families.

  • Mondays, Nov 20, 2023 - Jun 17, 2024
    90 minutes

    8 sessions remaining


    Enjoy singing your favourite soft pop songs from the 50’s-80’s, Celtic and other folk music! All ages and levels of experience welcome. 

    3rd Monday of the month@ 1:30-3:00.

    September-June. Some exceptions may apply. 

  • Infusions Littéraires

    Monday Nov 20, 2023 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Partagez avec nous le plaisir des livres dans une ambiance détendue. Joignez-vous à nous pour une discussion de «Amun>>, une Collection de nouvelles éditée par Michel Jean, de 14h à 15h.

    Cette séance est un millieu sans parfum.