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  • The word "password" on letter tiles on a reddish background

    Saturday Jun 01, 2024 at 2:00pm
    120 minutes

    We are told: don't write down passwords; don't reuse passwords; make passwords long and complex.

    Chris Taylor, President of the Ottawa PC Users' Group, will show how to use free software that stores all your usernames and passwords along with related information and protects them with a single, very strong password.

    Don't let your online accounts get compromised. It's easy, and free!

    ** Please note: You are not required to bring your laptop to the session.

  • Builders Club

    Mondays, Jun 03, 2024 - Jun 07, 2024
    120 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Create and build with Lego®! Drop-in. For ages 6-12. 

    Architectes en herbe, à vos Lego®! Inscription non requise. Pour les 6-12 ans. 

  • Illustrated web banner with paint brushes and paint.

    Mondays, Jun 03, 2024 - Jun 07, 2024
    180 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Looking for something to do?  Drop in for some crafts and games.  

    Tu t’ennuies? Tu ne sais pas quoi faire?  Viens à la biblio pour bricoler et jouer.  

  • giant games like connect 4, twister and jenga

    Mondays, Jun 03, 2024 - Jun 07, 2024
    60 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Join us for some giant fun playing connect 4, checkers, candyland, twister and more. Ages 4-10.

  • lego

    Monday Jun 03, 2024 at 2:30pm
    90 minutes

    Create and build with Lego®! Drop-in program. Ages 6-12. 

    Architectes en herbe, à vos Lego®! Programme portes ouvertes. Pour les enfants de 6 à 12 ans.

  • Monday Jun 03, 2024 at 6:00pm
    120 minutes

    Many wireless routers do not default to the most secure configuration. Make sure you are not the "low-hanging fruit" that someone will decide to attack. It is surprisingly easy to make sure your network is secure.

    Chris Taylor, President of the Ottawa PC Users' Group will show you just how easy it is.

  • Monday Jun 03, 2024 at 6:30pm
    90 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Pointillism is a technique of painting in which small, distinct dots of color are applied in patterns to form an image. 

    Join us in making a simple pointillism picture.  Templates will be provided, but you are welcome to try your hand at making your own.

  • image of three quilled paper flowers in a teapot

    Tuesday Jun 04, 2024 at 6:30am
    90 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, May 13, 2024 - 10:00am

    Learn to create beautiful, delicate, raised images from paper strips. You’ll use a few basic tools to wind the paper strips into coils to create a flower note card. 

    Supplies will be provided.

  • Art supplies

    Tuesdays, Jun 04, 2024 - Jun 18, 2024
    120 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Looking for a relaxing craft activity to get away from exam cram stress? Relax and chat with some fellow crafters while you try our featured DIY stress-relief craft projects : 

    • June 4th : (to be determined)
    • June 11th : (to be determined)
    • June 18th : (to be determined)

    For teens and tweens of all abilities. Drop-in program.

    *Extra supplies available on hand for other craft projects: drawing/colouring, origami, scrapbooking/collage, sewing, knitting, etc.

    Vous cherchez une activité de bricolage relaxante pour vous distraire du stress de la période d’examens? Venez passer un bon temps et discuter avec d’autres passionnés en tentant nos projets de brico DIY antistress :

    • 4 juin : (à déterminer)
    • 11 juin : (à déterminer)
    • 18 juin : (à déterminer)

    Pour ados de tous les niveaux. Activité portes-ouvertes.

    *Matériel supplémentaire pour : dessiner/colorier, origami, scrapbooking/collage, couture, tricot, etc.

  • Tuesday Jun 04, 2024 at 6:00pm
    120 minutes

    When buying a PC, you are faced with a lot of choices, laptop or desktop, how many cores in the processor, Intel or AMD processor, size of storage, how big a monitor, is it better to buy a faster processor or more memory… Chris Taylor, President of the Ottawa PC Users' Group will help sort out the choices so you can buy the computer that is right for your needs.