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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.

  • Saturdays, Mar 09, 2024 - Jun 08, 2024
    10:00am
    90 minutes

    11 sessions remaining

    Drop in for preschool fun! Play with puppets, crafts, building blocks, and more. **Note : on the first Saturday of the month, Play Day is replaced with Saturday Stuffed Animal Storytime until 10:45am, after which we do take the toys out to play as usual.

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    Un programme portes ouvertes pour les enfants d'âge préscolaire! Venez jouer avec des marionnettes, des blocs de construction, du bricolage, et plus encore! **Notez bien : le premier samedi de chaque mois, 'On joue' est remplacé par une heure du conte en anglais jusqu'à environ 10:45am, après quoi nous sortons les jouets jusqu'à 11h30 comme à l'habitude.

  • Saturdays, Mar 09, 2024 - Jun 01, 2024
    10:30am
    90 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Play and learn about chess. For 6+ years old. 

    Jouer et apprendre à jouer aux échecs. Pour les 6 ans et plus. 

  • Saturdays, Mar 09, 2024 - Jun 01, 2024
    3:00pm
    120 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Join us for our monthly e-sports tournament where we play PS4 games such as NBA 2K24, FC Sports 24, and Rocket League.  Snacks provided.

    For kids and teens.  Registration beings 30 minutes before the program at the door.

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    Rejoignez-nous pour notre tournoi mensuel d'e-sports où nous jouons à des jeux PS4 tels que NBA 2K24, FC Sports 24, et Rocket League.  Collations fournies.

    Pour les enfants et les adolescents.  L'inscription se fait 30 minutes avant le programme à la porte.

  • Sundays, Mar 10, 2024 - Jun 09, 2024
    12:00pm
    180 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Interested in miniature gaming with toy soldiers? Join in to play science fiction, high fantasy and historical games. Presented by the Ottawa Miniatures Gamers.

    Drop-in program for ages 12 and up.

    All materials will be supplied.

  • Children walking into a book.

    Monday Mar 11, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Play cards and board games at the Library. Drop-in. For 6-12 year olds. 

  • Monday Mar 11, 2024 at 11:00am
    180 minutes

    Play board games and do some puzzles at the library with your family at the Munster branch.

    Drop-in Program

  • Children walking into a book.

    Monday Mar 11, 2024 at 2:00pm
    90 minutes

    Viens jouer aux cartes, à des jeux de société ou à des jeux vidéos à la bibliothèque. Programme portes ouvertes. Pour les 6 à 12 ans. / Play card games, board games, and video games at the library. Drop-in program. For ages 6 to 12. 

  • Monday Mar 11, 2024 at 2:00pm
    120 minutes

    Play card games, board games, and video games (PS4, Wii U and VR) at the library.

    Virtual Reality: Ages 13+ 

    All other games:  8 to 18 years old

    Viens jouer aux cartes, à des jeux de société ou à des jeux vidéos (PS4, Wii U et RV) à la bibliothèque. 

    Réalité virtuelle: 13 ans et plus 

    Tous les autres jeux: 8 à 18 ans

    Drop in program / programme portes ouvertes

  • smiling woman playing with virtual reality headset and hand-controllers

    Monday Mar 11, 2024 at 3:00pm
    90 minutes

    Drop by to play some of the many games on our Oculus Rift system! Explore mountains or deep seas, ride roller coasters, soar as an eagle, challenge your agility with Beat Saber or Fruit Ninja, defend your castle as an archer or your spaceship with a laser, and many more! 

    All games are single-player with English dialogue/text.

    Safety tip: to prevent falls, wear closed flat shoes, not flip-flops or heels

    Ages: 10 to Adult (headset may be too large to fit smaller players)

  • Monday Mar 11, 2024 at 6:45pm
    60 minutes

    Calling all quiz masters! Test your knowledge with live general trivia at the Stittsville branch of the Ottawa Public Library!

    Come for the fun, leave with the bragging rights!

    Register a team of two to five people, come and enjoy!