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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 Feb 27, 2024 at 1:15pm
    30 minutes

    Stories, rhymes and songs for babies and a parent or caregiver. Ages 0-18 months. Drop-in program.

  • Tuesdays, Feb 27, 2024 - Jun 25, 2024
    1:30pm
    120 minutes

    18 sessions remaining

    Speak, in person, with a Public Health Nurse to get support around infant feeding and parenting. No appointment is necessary, simply drop in during these hours. Learn ways to help your child eat healthy and be active Make sure your child is on track with their growth and development. In partnership with Ottawa Public Health.

  • Tuesday Feb 27, 2024 at 1:30pm
    30 minutes

    Babytime / Bébés à la biblio

    Stories, rhymes, songs and activities for babies (ages 0-18 months) and a parent/caregiver. Drop-in program. (No registration needed)

    Contes, comptines, et chansons pour les bébés (0-18 mois) accompagnés d’un parent ou gardien(ne). Portes-ouvertes. (inscription non-requise)

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    Tuesdays, Feb 27, 2024 - Aug 27, 2024
    2:00pm
    60 minutes

    14 sessions remaining

    Want to learn more about your family history or getting stuck working on your family tree?  

    Drop-in to work on your family tree, share research strategies, and discover what resources are available for your research.  

    Specialists from the Ontario Genealogical Society Ottawa Branch and the Ottawa Public Library will answer questions and help you get the most from library resources.  

    Bring your laptop, tablet, or borrow a Chromebook from the library.  

    All welcome! 

  • Tuesday Feb 27, 2024 at 2:00pm
    30 minutes

    Stories, rhymes and songs for babies and a parent or caregiver. 0-18 months. Drop-in.

    **Note: No program Tuesday, March 5th and Tuesday, March 12th.  

  • Knitting

    Tuesdays, Feb 27, 2024 - Jun 25, 2024
    2:00pm
    120 minutes

    16 sessions remaining

    Do you like to knit, crochet, or do handwork of some sort? Please join like-minded individuals for an enjoyable afternoon of crafting. Bring any project that you are working on.  Drop In.

  • Tuesday Feb 27, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

     In some Scandinavian folklore, gnomes were said to reside near houses, watch over families, and protect against bad luck. Now you can create your own home gnome, perfect for giving to loved ones or to reside over your own fireplace mantel, bookshelves, or home entrance. Join staff for an easy craft, good conversation, and a cozy atmosphere.

  • Tuesday Feb 27, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Join us for an afternoon of crafting!  Participants will make a gift box with rolled watercolour roses. Supplies will be provided.

  • Adult reading a book to baby

    Tuesdays, Feb 27, 2024 - Jun 04, 2024
    2:15pm
    25 minutes

    13 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for babies and a parent or caregiver. 0-18 months.

    **Please note : this program takes a break on the first two weeks of March '24. It resumes on March 19th.

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    Contes, comptines et chansons pour les bébés et un parent ou gardien. 0 à 18 mois.

    **À noter : ce programme fera relâche les deux premières semaines de mars 2024. De retour le 19 mars.

  • Mario

    Tuesdays, Feb 27, 2024 - May 28, 2024
    3:00pm
    60 minutes

    13 sessions remaining

    Drop-in to play video games on our PS4 and WiiU. For ages 13-18. Drop-in.