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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.

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    Monday Jun 24, 2024 at 4:00pm
    60 minutes

    Please join the library staff at the Main branch to learn about public library services in Canada and at the Ottawa Public Library. This tour will be conducted in English.

    Joignez-vous au personnel de la bibliothèque à la succursale Centrale pour vous familiariser avec les services des bibliothèques publiques au Canada et à la Bibliothèque publique d'Ottawa. La viste sera en anglais.

  • French Conversation Group

    Monday Jun 24, 2024 at 7:00pm
    90 minutes

    Practice your French conversation skills in a low-pressure, friendly environment.

    7:00-7:45 pm    Beginner Group​

    7:45-8:30 pm         Intermediate Group

  • Tuesdays, Jun 25, 2024 - Aug 20, 2024
    1:00pm
    120 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    Are you looking for work? Unemployed or underemployed? Drop in to meet one-on-one with an Employment Counsellor from the Pinecrest-Queensway Employment Services team. 

    This program runs every second Tuesday from 1:00-3:00 at the Stittsville Branch. Please click on "View Full Schedule" to see the list of upcoming Tuesdays. Any changes to the schedule will be reflected on this program listing.

  • English Conversation Group

    Tuesday Jun 25, 2024 at 6:00pm
    90 minutes

    Practice your English conversation skills in a low-pressure, friendly environment. All levels are welcome. 

  • Tuesday Jun 25, 2024 at 6:30pm
    60 minutes

    Do you need a casual, friendly environment where you can practice your English-speaking skills?  Look no further than the English Conversation Group!  Receive guidance from our experienced conversation group leaders, meet new people, and gain confidence in your English speaking.

  • Wednesdays, Jun 26, 2024 - Dec 18, 2024
    10:30am
    60 minutes

    26 sessions remaining

    Do you need a casual, friendly environment where you can practice your English-speaking skills?  Look no further than the English Conversation Group!  Receive guidance from our experienced conversation group leaders, meet new people, and gain confidence in your English speaking.

  • Groupe de conversation en français

    Wednesdays, Jun 26, 2024 - Aug 28, 2024
    2:00pm
    90 minutes

    7 sessions remaining

    Rejoignez notre groupe de conversation en français gratuit pour pratiquer le français dans une atmosphère détendue.

    Niveaux intermédiaire, inscription non requise.

    Join our free French conversation group to practice speaking in French in a relaxed and friendly environment.

    Drop-in program at an intermediate level.

  • Visite guidée de la succursale Centrale / Main Branch Tour banner

    Wednesday Jun 26, 2024 at 4:00pm
    60 minutes

    Joignez-vous au personnel de la bibliothèque à la succursale Centrale pour vous familiariser avec les services des bibliothèques publiques au Canada et à la Bibliothèque publique d'Ottawa. La viste sera en français.

    Please join the library staff at the Main branch to learn about public library services in Canada and at the Ottawa Public Library. This tour will be conducted in French.

  • English Conversation Group

    Wednesdays, Jun 26, 2024 - Jun 26, 2024
    6:30pm
    120 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Practice your English conversation skills in a low-pressure, friendly environment. All levels are welcome. Program will start upstairs in the second floor program room. 

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    Wednesdays, Jun 26, 2024 - Jul 31, 2024
    6:30pm
    90 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Join our free English conversation to practice speaking in English in a relaxed and friendly environment.

    All levels are welcome to this drop-in program.

    Rejoignew notre groupe de conversation en anglais gratuis pour pratiquer l'anglais dans une atmosphère détendue.

    Tous les niveaux sont les bienvenus à ce programme, inscription non requise.