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  • books; glasses
    Thursday Mar 9, 2023 at 1:30pm

    Meet to enjoy and discuss a wide variety of books selected by book club members.  All are welcome.

    March 9 book: The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See. 

    Please register one spot for each adult in attendance. Each registrant must have their own individual Library card in order to register. If you need a Library card get one here: https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/getacard

  • Thursday Mar 9, 2023 at 6:45pm / until Thu, May 11, 2023

    Writing group for teens 13-17, facilitated by the Stittsville Creative Writing Group. A member of the SCWG will help teens express their ideas in writing through a variety of lessons and formats. Encouraging the next generation of writers will strengthen literacy in the future.               

     Participants are asked to come prepared to write, with a device or pen/pencil and paper.

  • Saturday Mar 11, 2023 at 10:30am

    CBC Music’s Jam Squad is coming to the Ottawa Public Library! In a 60-minute workshop, the Jam Squad will help you create music in GarageBand. Registration required. Tablets will be provided, all you need is your creativity! This workshop is brought to you by CBC Music. For ages 8-13. One parent or guardian must accompany each participant.

    Saturday March 11th - 3 workshop times to choose from:

    10:30-11:30am

    1:30-2:30pm

    3:30-4:30pm

  • Saturday Mar 11, 2023 at 10:30am

    Ages 4 to10, please register for this event. Don't forget to bring a parent or caregiver with you.

    We're celebrating the annual Paper Bag Princess Day! Dress up as your favourite character, prince or princess, knight or dragon! We will celebrate with a book reading and re-telling of the story (be ready to show us your acting skills!) and a story related craft. Lots of interactive fun!  

  • CBC Music Jam Squad with CBC logo and a tablet
    Sunday Mar 12, 2023 at 10:30am

    CBC Music’s Jam Squad is coming to the Ottawa Public Library! In a 60-minute workshop, the Jam Squad will help you create music in GarageBand. Registration required. Tablets will be provided, all you need is your creativity! This workshop is brought to you by CBC Music. For ages 8-13. One parent or guardian must accompany each participant.

    Sunday March 12th - 3 workshop times to choose from:

    10:30-11:30am

    1:30-2:30pm

    3:30-4:30pm

  • children running and jumping into a book depicting an evening outdoor scene
    Monday Mar 13, 2023 at 10:00am

    Test your wits! Can you complete all the challenges to break into the box? For ages 9-12.

    We encourage you to register - drop-ins will be welcome, space permitting.

  • children running and jumping into a book depicting an evening outdoor scene
    Monday Mar 13, 2023 at 11:15am

    Teste tes méninges! Peux-tu compléter tous les défis pour réussir à ouvrir la boîte? Pour les enfants de 9 à 12 ans.

    Il est préférable de s'inscrire. Les familles qui se présentent sans être inscrites sont les bienvenues, si l'espace le permet.

  • Children walking into a book.
    Monday Mar 13, 2023 at 2:00pm

    Welcome to the amusement park - where we’ll be bumping, spinning, zipping and rolling! Discover the actions and reactions of bumper cars. Explore the forces at work when you spin. Create a zipline while investigating gravity. Design a roller coaster to meet a challenge. It’s all about the physics of riding ‘n’ rolling!

    Ages 4 to 12. 

  • Children walking into a book.
    Monday Mar 13, 2023 at 2:00pm / until Mon, Mar 13, 2023

    Welcome some poultry from the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum into your library visit! Listen to them cluck and coo, touch their soft feathers and watch them scratch and peck. Through fun educational activities, students explore the characteristics, needs and lifecycle of these barnyard favourites.

    Session 1 at 2:00PM*

    Session 2 at 2:45PM*

    *please register for one session only. 

    Ages 4 - 12

  • children running and jumping into a book / des enfants courent et sautent dans un livre
    Monday Mar 13, 2023 at 2:00pm

    Dive into the ocean and discover the mysteries of the deep. No flippers required. For children ages 4-8. / Plonge dans l’océan et découvre les mystères des profondeurs. Pas besoin d’apporter tes palmes! Pour les enfants de 4 à 8 ans.

    We encourage you to register - drop-ins will be welcome, space permitting. / Il est préférable de s'inscrire. Les familles qui se présentent sans être inscrites sont les bienvenues, si l'espace le permet.