Do you enjoy reading mysteries? Share the enjoyment of good mysteries in a relaxed atmosphere. Join us for discussion usually every third Friday of the month.
Friday Apr 21, 2023 at 2:00pm / until Jun 16, 2023
Friday Apr 21, 2023 at 2:30pm
Journaling is a wonderful way to discover the world around you, so join us at the library to start your very own nature journal. Become a keen observer of the natural world by drawing and writing about what you see and feel when you look at plants and animals in your neighbourhood. All materials will be provided for participants.
Friday Apr 21, 2023 at 4:00pm
Join us for back to back screenings of two films from the National Film Board (NFB) in honour of Earth Day:
- What Rhymes with Toxic by Lynn Smith (2021) 5 minutes
- Sovereign Soil by David Curtis (2019) 1 hour and 31 minutes
These films have not been rated for age appropriateness. Recommended for ages 14+.
"Island on Fire": Workshop presented by Black History Ottawa, the Ubuntu Legacy Network and the Historical Society of OttawaSaturday Apr 22, 2023 at 10:00am
Black History Ottawa, the Ubuntu Legacy Network and the Historical Society of Ottawa invite you to the first of a three-part book club on Tom Zoellner's "Island on Fire: The Revolt That Ended Slavery in the British Empire".
Learn how the forces of literacy and revolution brought an end to slavery in the British Empire.
This inclusive community safe-space legacy workshop series is part of the 2023 commemoration of the 230th anniversary of the 1793 Act to Limit Slavery in Upper Canada and the 190th anniversary of the 1833 Act to Abolish Slavery in the British Empire.
Visit IslandonFire.eventbrite.ca to register for this workshop. Places are limited. Due to the nature of the content explored in this workshop, only those aged 18 years and older may participate.
The second and third sessions will take place respectively on March 25, 2023 and on April 22, 2023. They will both take place from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Room B125 of the Main Branch of the Ottawa Public Library (120 Metcalfe Street).
Saturday Apr 22, 2023 at 2:30pm
Create Picasso-inspired Bookmarks using watercolors & acrylics.
Monday Apr 24, 2023 at 10:30am / until Jun 12, 2023
Share the enjoyment of books in a relaxed atmosphere on the Second Monday of the month.
The Stittsville Open book club is a drop in that runs monthly from September to June.
Books are available at the Stittsville branch Hub (central desk).
Monday Apr 24, 2023 at 1:00pm
Maintaining healthy eating habits throughout the lifespan is important. Participants will learn about changing dietary needs and eating habits as we age, reflect on their own eating habits, needs and challenges, discuss heathy eating, and explore opportunities to expand their options.
Registration is limited. Please register online.
Presenter can offer information in French as well.
Monday Apr 24, 2023 at 6:30pm / until Jun 26, 2023
Meet with fellow food enthusiasts and put a cookbook to the test. Sample a few recipes from the selected cookbook and review your results with the group. Drop-in program.
Tuesday Apr 25, 2023 at 2:00pm
Explore a modern variation on an old craft. Create letters for cards, signs and other decorations using brush markers and try variations for special effects.
Tuesday Apr 25, 2023 at 6:00pm / until May 23, 2023
Join author Michael Stewart each month to discuss an element of writer's craft followed by a generative prompt and sharing. Hone your craft. Dig deeper into your manuscript. Meet other writers.
All stages and styles of writer welcome, 16+
Come prepare to write.