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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.

  • Man reading to children and woman.

    Wednesdays, Apr 24, 2024 - Jun 12, 2024
    30 minutes

    8 sessions remaining

    Drop-in for a fun-filled Storytime with stories, songs and rhymes. Storytime is followed by Stay & Play.

  • Wednesdays, Apr 24, 2024 - Jun 12, 2024
    30 minutes

    8 sessions remaining

    Extend your family time at the library with stay & play. After Storytime you can join us for 30 minutes of self-directed play. 

  • french conversation group

    Wednesdays, Apr 24, 2024 - Jun 12, 2024
    60 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Pratiquez votre français dans un milieu décontracté pour les débutants.

    Practice your French conversation skills in a relaxed and friendly environment for beginners.

  • Thursdays, Apr 25, 2024 - Dec 19, 2024
    90 minutes

    18 sessions remaining

    Join us at yarn club!

    Knitters, crocheters, needle workers, rug hookers – all are welcome to socialize with fellow yarn crafters and work on their latest project.

    Drop-in program.

  • Thursdays, Apr 25, 2024 - Jun 13, 2024
    30 minutes

    7 sessions remaining

    Drop-in for Storybook reading, songs, bounces and rhymes too!  

    Ages newborn to 17/18 months. 

  • Thursday Apr 25, 2024 at 6:00pm
    60 minutes

    In honour of our earth, let's do some green-minded crafting.  We will read a storybook, sing a song and recycle and re-purpose old CDs into beautiful suncatchers. 

    Ages 6+. Please register online. 


  • Saturday Apr 27, 2024 at 10:30am
    30 minutes

    Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages with a parent or caregiver. 30 min. Drop-in

  • Tuesdays, Apr 30, 2024 - Jun 25, 2024
    60 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    Colouring can have a calming effect on the mind and promote overall wellness.

    Join us every second week on Tuesday mornings for a fun and relaxing session of adult coloring.  An opportunity to let your inner artist free and be a kid again!

    All supplies are provided.  No experience required.  All you need to bring is your creativity!

  • Vernon Book Club

    Wednesdays, May 01, 2024 - Jun 05, 2024
    90 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Wouldn't it be great to have a book club where you could just enjoy books—without any homework? At Silent Book Club, there's no assigned reading, just reading in companionable silence!

    Each Silent Book Club will start with a short intro, where everyone gets to share what they are reading. Then there's silent reading hour!  No pressure, no homework questions, just quiet social time with other people who love to read.

    Drop-in program.

  • Ottawa Police Service - Aging Well at the Library logo

    Friday May 03, 2024 at 2:00pm
    120 minutes

    Join us for a presentation by the Ottawa Police Service on fraud awareness and learn how to protect yourself. 

    Discussions will center around:

    • Types of fraud to be aware of
    • Red flags of potential fraud
    • What to do if you are a victim
    • Removing the stigma from victims

    This program will be held in partnership with the Manotick and Area Centre for Arts and Wellness (MACAW). 

    Program will take place at MACAW, 5567 Manotick Main Street (Manotick United Church).