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  • Thursday Apr 6, 2023 at 1:00pm / until Apr 27, 2023

    Ready for more than conversation? These 4-week module classes will help build on your English language skills. Beginner and Intermediate sessions. Each session's registration will open three (3) weeks prior to the first class. 

    Everyone welcome! Register online.  

    You are registering for: Session 5: April 6, 13, 20, 27, 2023

    Please check back to register for the following sessions:

    Session 6: May 4, 11, 18, 25, 2023 


    Vous cherchez un peu plus qu'une conversation? Nos classes en format module de 4 semaines aideront à développer vos compétences linguistiques en anglais. Sessions au niveau débutant ainsi qu'intermédiaire. Ouverture des inscriptions trois (3) semaines avant la première classe pour chaque session. 

    Tous sont bienvenus! Inscription en ligne.  

    Vous vous enregistrez pour: session 5: le 6, 13, 20 et 27 avril, 2023

    Veuillez revérifiez plus tard pour vous inscrire à une des sessions suivantes: 

    session 6: le 4, 11, 18 et 25 mai, 2023 

  • Thursday Apr 6, 2023 at 1:30pm / until Jun 01, 2023

    Share the enjoyment of good books in an informal and relaxed atmosphere. First Thursday of every month. New members welcome.

  • Book Banter
    Thursday Apr 6, 2023 at 2:00pm / until Jun 01, 2023

    Share the enjoyment of good books in a relaxed atmosphere. Join us for discussions on the first Thursday of every month from 2 to 3 p.m.

    January 5: Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

    February 2: Every Note Played by Lisa Genova

    March 2: The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See

    April 6: This is Happiness by Niall Williams

    May 4: The Spoon Stealer by Lesley Crewe

    June 1: The Night Portrait by Laura Morelli

    All meetings are scent-free.

  • Thursday Apr 6, 2023 at 2:00pm / until Aug 31, 2023

    Coloring can have a calming effect on the mind and promote overall wellness. Join us for a fun and relaxing afternoon of adult coloring. 

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


  • Thursday Apr 6, 2023 at 2:30pm

    Sorry this event is full

    Join us for a tour of the Digitization Lab. This lab is equipped with bookable work stations that allow you to digitize your old photographs, slides and negatives, as well as your VHS and 8mm films. This tour will be an orientation of the equipment, the stations and the online booking system.

  • Stach of books
    Thursday Apr 6, 2023 at 2:30pm / until Jun 01, 2023

    Share the enjoyment of good books in a relaxed atmosphere. All are welcome! Drop-in program.

    This group meets the first Thursday of the month  2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

    March 2: "Alone in the Classroom" by Elizabeth Hay

    April 6: "The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War" by Ben Macintyre

    May 4: "The Lake House" by Kate Morton

    June 1: "Autopsy of a Boring Wife" by Marie-Renée Lavoie

    Drop in program.

  • Colouring book and coloured pencils
    Thursday Apr 6, 2023 at 2:30pm / until Jun 01, 2023

    Colouring is an excellent way to have fun and reduce stress.  Join us the first Thursday of each month for a relaxing session of colouring and peaceful background music.  An opportunity to meet others and express your creative side!  

    All supplies are provided.  No experience or special skills required.  

    Drop-in activity

  • Young girl doing science experiment
    Thursday Apr 6, 2023 at 4:00pm / until Apr 20, 2023

    Stories and activities that support Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math.

    For a child aged 3-6 and a parent or caregiver. Registration required.

  • large orange cat in a ghostly form over a haunted house formed in the letter U of the word House
    Thursday Apr 6, 2023 at 5:30pm

    Actual nights/evenings are back!

    Ottawa Bad Movie Nights and Ottawa Public Library present a screening of House (1977).

    Please join us from 5:30pm to 7:30pm, at the OPL's Main Branch Auditorium. The event will also feature other bad movie items like trailers and serials.

    The film is free to attend, In Japanese with English subtitles.

    Note: This film is intended for a mature audience. Viewer discretion is advised.

  • A knight in armour is writing on a scroll
    Thursday Apr 6, 2023 at 6:00pm

    Come join the Ottawa Municipal Liaisons of NaNoWriMo for a few hours of writing and chatting during Camp NaNoWriMo!

    Camp NaNoWriMo is your next, great writing adventure! This month-long writing challenge takes place every April and July, and offers you the flexibility to try something new with your writing. The key differences between Camp NaNoWriMo and our November writing challenge are that during Camp, you can set your own word-count goal, and you can officially tackle any kind of writing project, novel or not.