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Six OPL branches open on Tuesday, May 24 from 1 pm to 8 pm:   Beaverbrook, Cumberland, Greenboro, Main, Nepean Centrepointe, and Ruth E. Dickinson. Please note that all our in-person programs are cancelled until May 30 due to the storm. Our virtual programs are still available.  

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All other branches will be closed.  

  • Drop by for some employment support
    Are you looking for work? Unemployed or underemployed? All job seekers are welcome to drop-in to meet one-on-one, in-person with an Employment Counsellor from the...

    Nepean Centrepointe

    Monday May 30, 2022 at 10:00am / until Mon, Dec 12, 2022

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    Come join our group of experienced knitters. We make substantial donations of knitted materials each year to Ottawa's premature babies and adults in need. You...

    Ruth E. Dickinson

    Monday May 30, 2022 at 1:30pm

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    Drop by and share advice, ideas and conversation with other knitters. Open to all adults and teens. Le tricot, ce n'est pas un accident! Venez...

    Greenboro

    Tuesday May 31, 2022 at 6:30pm / until Tue, Aug 30, 2022

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    Bring your knitting or crochet and meet fellow enthusiasts at the Sunnyside branch. Knitters of all abilities are welcome. Apportez votre tricot ou votre crochet...

    Sunnyside

    Wednesday Jun 1, 2022 at 11:30am / until Wed, Jun 15, 2022

  • Join our free English Conversation Group to practice speaking English and meet new friends. These informal discussions are a chance to discuss topics of interest...

    St-Laurent

    Thursday Jun 2, 2022 at 6:00pm / until Thu, Jun 30, 2022

  • Please join us and share the enjoyment of good books in an informal and relaxed atmosphere. On June 2nd we will meet to choose the...

    Greenboro

    Thursday Jun 2, 2022 at 6:30pm / until Thu, Jul 07, 2022

  • Graphic of book, coffee cup, agenda and reading glasses
    Share the enjoyment of good books in a relaxed atmosphere. Join us for discussions on the first Friday of every month. May 6 "The Loch...

    Hazeldean

    Friday Jun 3, 2022 at 1:30pm

  • Plant Swap
    Trade cuttings and unwanted plants for something new! Chat with other avid gardeners and pick up a few books. DO Put your plants in individual...

    Greenboro

    Saturday Jun 4, 2022 at 1:00pm

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    Join us at the Beaverbrook Branch to celebrate Knit in Public Day 2022. Please bring your own materials and/or projects. Outdoors, if weather permits.

    Beaverbrook

    Saturday Jun 4, 2022 at 2:00pm

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    Drop by and stitch with other knitters. Open to all adults and teens. Venez tricoter serré avec nous... ​ Tuesdays as of June 7th, 2022...

    St-Laurent

    Tuesday Jun 7, 2022 at 1:00pm / until Tue, Aug 30, 2022