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Some in-branch programs require registration with your library card. Please log in with your library account or follow this link to apply for a card online. You can also apply for a card in person at any of our 33 locations.

  • Tuesday Mar 12, 2024 at 6:30pm
    90 minutes

    Participez à des rencontres sociales pour discuter d’une grande variété de livres sélectionnés par les membres du club de lecture. Cette activité est ouverte à tous. Les personnes inscrites ont la responsabilité d’obtenir un exemplaire du livre à lire ou à écouter.

    Le livre du mois est Tout peut s'oublier par Olivier Adam.

  • Dickinson Reads

    Wednesdays, Mar 13, 2024 - Jun 12, 2024
    10:00am
    60 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    We meet to enjoy lively good-natured discussions of a wide variety of books selected by our members. All assessments, interpretations, and opinions are valued and respected. Everyone is welcome!​

  • Wednesday Mar 13, 2024 at 1:30pm
    90 minutes

    Share the enjoyment of good books in a relaxed atmosphere. Join us for a lively discussion of Friends in High Places by Donna Leon.  Discussion held in English.    Drop-In.           

  • Book Club

    Wednesdays, Mar 13, 2024 - Jun 12, 2024
    3:00pm
    75 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Share the enjoyment of good books in a relaxed atmosphere in person, in the afternoon.  This group meets every second Wednesday of the month (September to June) See link below for this year's selections:

    September 13: The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks

    October 11: Nervous Conditions by Tsitsi Dangarembga

    November 8: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

    December 13: Five Little Indians by Michelle Good

    January 10: Lucy by the Sea by Elizabeth Strout

    February 14: Women Talking by Miriam Toews

    March 13: Lady Byron & Her Daughters by Julia Markus

    April 10: Bluebird by Genevieve Graham

    May 8: This Other Eden by Paul Harding

    June 12 (meeting outside library): Love Lives Here: A Story of Thriving in A Transgender Family by Amanda Jetté Knox

  • Thursday Mar 14, 2024 at 1:30pm
    90 minutes

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

    March 14 book: Dead Wake by Erik Larson .

  • Friday Mar 15, 2024 at 10:15am
    45 minutes

    Are you a new library user and want to learn about what we offer at the Ottawa Public Library? Have you been an OPL member for years, but want to learn more about our collections, services, and programs? Join us to discover what you can access at your local library branch, and have a chance at winning some OPL merch! Registration encouraged but drop-ins always welcome.

  • Fridays, Mar 15, 2024 - Jun 21, 2024
    2:00pm
    60 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Do you enjoy reading mysteries? Share the enjoyment of good mysteries in a relaxed atmosphere. Join us for discussion usually every third Friday of the month. 

  • three books on the right stacked together

    Mondays, Mar 18, 2024 - Dec 16, 2024
    2:30pm
    90 minutes

    10 sessions remaining

    The Stittsville Library Book Club meet on the third Monday of most months and read a variety of fiction and non-fiction books.  Registration is required.
     

  • Tuesdays, Mar 19, 2024 - Dec 17, 2024
    11:00am
    90 minutes

    8 sessions remaining

    Meet up with other book lovers in the neighborhood and chat about your latest reads. 

    January 16th - Rocket Men by Robert Kurson

    February 20th - The Christie Affair by Nina Gramont

    March 19th - Kingdom of the Blind by Louise Penny

    April 16th - The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman

    May 21st - Blue by Danielle Steel

    June 18th - At the Edge of the Orchard by Tracy Chevalier

    September 17th - The Promise of Canada by Charlotte Gray

    October 15th - Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus

    November 19th - Requiem by Frances Itani

    December 17th - The Christmas Bookshop by Jenny Colgan

  • magnifying glass on top of orange-tinted map of the earth

    Tuesday Mar 19, 2024 at 1:30pm
    60 minutes

    Continuing from the fall session, all aboard for the next leg of our tour around the world, with Japan, Mexico, and Sri Lanka! Join us the third Tuesday of each month until June 2024, where we will discuss a title set in a different country and/or written by a foreign author.

    When you register, we will reserve a copy of the book for you - no need to place a hold, unless you would like to enjoy the book in a different format. When you pick up your copy, you will receive a Reader's Passport to keep with you for the year, in which you may keep notes as you read, draw something from the book that has inspired you, or bring up points you'd like to discuss during the meeting.

    At every meeting you attend, bring your "passport" to have it stamped. We hope to see you well-traveled by summer 2024!