Your old books can be transformed into a fun and unique way to decorate your home, office, give away to friends, or attach in gifts! Join us at the Beaverbrook Branch as we give new life to recycled book pages and turn them into autumnal decorations.
Friday Oct 13, 2023 at 2:00pm
Sorry this event and its waiting list are full
Saturday Oct 14, 2023 at 10:30am
From the solar eclipse to the stars above come explore the wonders and a craft. For ages 6+. Please register online.
Saturday Oct 14, 2023 at 11:00am
We are thrilled to host Stephanie Hurman, a professional gardener for the last 25 years currently working at Artistic Landscaping. She will be sharing her expertise in a question and answer session.
Stephanie’s desire to share knowledge and experience means there’s no such thing as a silly gardening question!
She worked for many years with the Royal Horticultural Society at the gardens in Wisley, England, holds her BSc from the University of Toronto and a Post Graduate Diploma from the British Academy of Garden Design.
She is a plant-focused garden designer who uses her technical and horticultural knowledge to create eclectic collections that will thrive in the space they occupy.
Please send us your gardening or in-door plant questions prior to our program to
Saturdays, Oct 14, 2023 - Oct 28, 2023
2 sessions remaining
Learn the basic rules of this popular role-playing game with fellow adventurers as you crawl through a dungeon together! This will be a continuation of an earlier adventure from September. Continuing players should bring their existing pre-made characters. New players are welcome as space allows.
Saturdays, Oct 14, 2023 - Dec 09, 2023
4 sessions remaining
Sorry this event and its waiting list are full
Try Dungeons & Dragons in this four session adventure for beginners! Learn how to create a character and explore your way through a monster-infested dungeon with your fellow adventurers.
Registration required. Spaces are limited.
Saturday Oct 14, 2023 at 2:00pm
Get inspired to read and discuss great books with other avid readers.
Come ready to talk about your favourites and participate in book-related activities.
For ages 8-12. Registration required.
Please reserve a space for each child attending, with a library card.
Monday Oct 16, 2023 at 1:30pm
Registration opens on Monday, October 9, 2023 - 10:00am
Stories, rhymes, songs and activities for babies (ages 0-18 months) and a parent/caregiver. Using only one library card, please register one spot for each child in attendance. To get a Library card, register online here: https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/getacard
Contes, comptines, et chansons pour les bébés (0-18 mois) accompagnés d’un parent ou gardien. En utilisant une seule carte de bibliothèque, veuillez inscrire une place pour chaque enfant présent. Si vous n'avez pas de carte de bibliothèque, vous pourrez en obtenir une ici: https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/fr/getacard
Monday Oct 16, 2023 at 3:00pm
Curious about Dungeons and Dragons? Give it a try with this one-session-long adventure for beginners!
D&D is a popular fantasy role-playing game in which your characters explore, solve puzzles, and fight or outwit monsters. Learn the basic rules of this popular game as you undertake an adventure with fellow players!
This adventure uses pre-generated characters, so you must register at least 5 days ahead of time to bid of your preference of character and get your info sheet before game-day. Late registrants will be assigned a random character.
Monday Oct 16, 2023 at 5:30pm
Would you like to learn yet another simple stitch and glance into the history of Japanese folk-art of the 17 th century?
The word Sashiko literally means "little stabs", a reference to the simple running stitch employed in repeating or interlocking patterns.
Please join us for the evening of learning to use white thread creating an attractive contrast against indigo fabric using simple patterns representing things found in nature.
Mondays, Oct 16, 2023 - Jun 17, 2024
7 sessions remaining
The Stittsville Creative Writing Group – Youth Program (SCWG-YP) is an extension of the adult program with the goals of: fostering creativity and literacy in the next generation, inspiring future writers, and preserving the art of the written word.
Participants are youth 13-17 years of age, unless granted an exemption. SCWG-YP participants and members meet once a month, on the third Monday of the month from 6:30pm-8:00pm, for a series of lectures and writing exercises designed to achieve the group’s goals. The group is led by an adult member of the SCWG.
Deliverables undertaken by the SCWG-YP include:
· Discussion on writing theory;
· Practical lessons on writing;
· In-session and independent writing exercises;
· Appraisal and workshopping of ideas, and
· Guidance on creative writing and practical advice about publishing.