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  • Saturday Feb 18, 2023 at 10:30am / until Sat, Mar 18, 2023

    Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver.

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    30 minutes

    Cuentos, rimas y canciones para niños de todas las edades, acompañados de un padre o guardian

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    Duración: 30 minutos

  • Saturday Feb 18, 2023 at 1:00pm / until Sat, Apr 01, 2023

    The Republic of Childhood, an extension of the Ottawa Writers Festival programming centred around the creativity of children and youth, was launched in 2017 and is inspired by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

    This winter, they are partnering with the Ottawa Public Library on a series of writing workshops for young people.

    Each series includes five 90 minute sessions. A chap book will be produced with each writer's work and will be shared during the Ottawa Writers Festival spring edition May 4-7.

    Join Tu Vuong for a 5-Week Youth Poetry workshop, Saturdays February 18, 25, Saturdays March 4, 25 and Saturday April 1st from 1:00-2:30pm. For ages 11-15.

    Tu Vuong is an educator who has worked as a consultant, teacher and advocate for newcomer families and students. She has been a lead in projects with the Ontario Ministry of Education, Apple Education, and has contributed numerous educational content to various magazines, blogs and podcasts. She is a recipient of the Director of Education Commendation Award 2022. She currently resides in Ottawa, Canada.

  • Saturday Feb 18, 2023 at 3:00pm / until Sat, May 20, 2023

    Join us for our afternoon book club! We will read and discuss a new book each month. See dates and book choices below. All welcome!  

    Ask at the main desk for help getting copies of each book!

    Greenboro Library 

    Saturday, 3 – 4 pm  

    February 18 - Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead 

    March 18 - The Sentence by Louise Erdrich 

    April 15 - Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead 

    May 20 - The Plot by Jean Hanff Korelitz 

  • Saturday Feb 18, 2023 at 3:00pm / until Sat, Mar 04, 2023

    Attention anime and manga enthusiasts!​

    Join our Teen Anime Club where we will watch episodes of our favourite anime, discuss the manga we love, and play Japanese-inspired games! Note that we meet bi-weekly.​

    (Parental warning: screened series might be rated Teen and may not be suitable for audiences under the age of thirteen).

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    Tuesday Feb 21, 2023 at 11:00am / until Tue, Dec 19, 2023

    Drop in to meet with other book lovers in the neighbourhood and chat about your latest reads. Third Tuesday of the month, year-round. Drop-in.

    **Tuesday, September 20 session: please wait at the main doors for entry. The branch is closed to the public until 1pm, so a staff member will let you in to attend the program. We kindly ask folks to refrain from knocking on the windows/doors.

  • Tuesday Feb 21, 2023 at 1:30pm / until Tue, Jun 20, 2023

    New!  Cover to Cover - Book Club

    Book club for adults who love to share a good book!

    Please register online (each date individually) and pick up your copy of the book about a month before the meeting date at the main desk of the Cumberland Branch.

    No need to request the book.

    Here are the books featured for the first 3 meetings.

    Henna Artist - December 13, 2022

    Girl A - January 24, 2023

    The Four Winds - February 21, 2023

  • Tuesday Feb 21, 2023 at 2:30pm / until Mon, Sep 18, 2023

    The Stittsville Library Book Club meet on the third Monday of most months and read a variety of fiction and non-fiction books.  Registration is required.

  • Tuesday Feb 21, 2023 at 3:00pm / until Tue, Jun 20, 2023

    Coloring can have a calming effect on the mind and promote overall wellness.

    Join us the third Tuesday of the month for a fun and relaxing session of adult coloring.  An opportunity to let your inner artist free and be a kid again!

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

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    Tuesday Feb 21, 2023 at 5:30pm

    Join us for a free screening of The Lobster. The film was directed by Yorgos Lanthimos and was released in 2015. The screening will take place in our auditorium, starts at 5:30PM and is free to attend.

    Note: The film is intended for a mature audience. 118 minutes. In English and French.

  • Tuesday Feb 21, 2023 at 6:00pm / until Tue, 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.