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Six OPL branches open on Tuesday, May 24 from 1 pm to 8 pm:   Beaverbrook, Cumberland, Greenboro, Main, Nepean Centrepointe, and Ruth E. Dickinson. Please note that all our programs are cancelled until May 30 due to the storm. 

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All other branches will be closed.  

  • monkey, monster, books, dragon and unicorn
    Participants will get lost in movement, while interacting, building self-esteem and expressing their creative minds! Limited only by their imaginations, participants will explore various ways...

    Alta Vista

    Monday Jul 4, 2022 at 2:00pm

  • Banner Reading Everyone Can Code
    Interested in learning to code? Join us for a five-week tutorial in Scratch. You will learn the basic skills needed to create your own game...

    Emerald Plaza

    Thursday May 26, 2022 at 3:30pm

  • Night Owls Book Club
    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...

    Ruth E. Dickinson

    Thursday May 26, 2022 at 6:00pm / until Thu, Jun 02, 2022

  • seeds in a pot
    Miss Valerie presents 2 programs all about getting your garden started – inside and out! Everyone can choose from a selection of seeds to plant...


    Saturday May 28, 2022 at 10:30am

  • Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. Registration required. Please register each child. / Contes, comptines et chansons...


    Wednesday Jun 1, 2022 at 10:30am

  • TD Summer Reading Club
    Come and join Ottawa Art Gallery staff to learn about the life and artwork of late artist Annie Pootoogook. Children will learn tips and trick...

    Emerald Plaza

    Monday Jul 4, 2022 at 10:30am

  • TD Summer Reading Club
    Explore the wonderful world of fairy tales through books, crafts and magical activities. Ages 4-6. Please register online.


    Tuesday Jul 5, 2022 at 2:00pm

  • TD Summer Reading Club
    Kathryn will guide participants through this multidisciplinary workshop, drawing correlations between music and painting. While listening to different atmospheric pieces played by Kathryn with her...


    Tuesday Jul 5, 2022 at 2:00pm

  • monkey monster books dragon unicorn
    From mythical dragons to long extinct dinosaurs, let's take closer look at these larger-than-life creatures. For ages 4-8. Using your library card, please register one...


    Tuesday Jul 5, 2022 at 2:30pm

  • TD Summer Reading Club
    Guided by author Timm Holmes, you and the other participants will share your ideas, vote for your favourites, add details to those ideas with your...


    Wednesday Jul 6, 2022 at 10:30am