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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.

  • 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

  • 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. 

  • Wednesdays, Jun 26, 2024 - Aug 28, 2024
    10:00am
    60 minutes

    8 sessions remaining

    Join us for conversation and laughter as ​we play games, share stories, and ​connect with each other in a relaxed atmosphere.​

    Various activities will be provided.​

    Drop-in.​

  • 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. 

  • Mondays, Jul 08, 2024 - Jul 22, 2024
    3:00pm
    60 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Teams of two teen volunteers will share their technology knowledge with one older adult per session.

    Volunteers will help older adults with basic use of devices such as laptops, tablets and smartphones. Some subjects that can be addressed include internet applications like browsers, email, calendars, social media, games, and file and photo management, such as Google Suite, OneDrive, and iCloud.​

    Register in-branch at the 2nd floor hub.​

    ​DATES: Mondays, July 8, 15, and 22 ​
    TIME: 3-4 pm​

  • A sun with the Ottawa Public Library logo and the words "Stories of Summer"

    Wednesday Jul 10, 2024 at 10:00am
    60 minutes

    Local mystery author, Brenda Chapman, will be at the branch to discuss her writing process and her journey to becoming the author of over 25 novels. She will talk about her two adult series: the lauded Stonechild and Rouleau police procedural series and the Hunter and Tate mysteries, both of which are set in Ottawa!

    Registration required.

  • top of books

    Saturday Jul 27, 2024 at 10:00am
    420 minutes

    Drop-in to our branch during the day and exchange up to 3 books with other members of our community.​

    Bring one, take one. Bring two, take two! ​

    No textbooks please​

    Participez à notre échange de livres. Échangez 1 pour 1.​

  • children looking at an Indigenous artifact

    Mondays, Aug 19, 2024 - Aug 24, 2024
    10:00am
    120 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Come discover the fascinating (and sometimes mysterious) objects in our History Box! The box contains 25 Canadian historical objects from the Canadian Museum of History’s signature exhibition, the Canadian History Hall, that will help you delve into Canada’s past. The objects represent various eras in Canadian history, from Pre-Contact all the way up to present day! 

    Drop in to view the exhibit! 

    Venez découvrir les objets fascinants (et parfois mystérieux) de notre Boîte à histoires ! La boîte contient 25 objets historiques canadiens provenant de l’exposition phare du Musée canadien de l’histoire, La Salle de l’Histoire Canadienne, qui vous fera plonger dans le passé du Canada. Ces objets représentent des diverses ères de l'histoire canadienne, à partir de l'époque pré-européenne à nos jours!

    Visitez l'exposition! Programme portes ouvertes.

  • Hand surrounded by various bills and coins

    Wednesdays, Sep 25, 2024 - Nov 27, 2024
    11:30am
    90 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    See Stephanie

    September 25th - Cash management: making the most of your retirement

    October 30th - Financial Abuse: protecting your money and yourself

    November 27th - Fraud Prevention: Know the signs, empower yourself

    11:30 am - 12:30 pm