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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.

  • Saturday Jun 22, 2024 at 1:00pm
    120 minutes

    Ages 4-13. Launch yourself into the 2024 TD Summer Reading Club! Discover a galaxy of summer programs and events and sign up for the reading club. Drop-in anytime between 1 and 3 pm for fun, games and more.

  • Tuesdays, Jun 25, 2024 - Sep 17, 2024
    10:30am
    60 minutes

    7 sessions remaining

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

    Join us every second week on Tuesday mornings 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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    Wednesday Jun 26, 2024 at 1:00pm
    120 minutes

    Join us for a workshop from The Council on Aging of Ottawa / Le Conseil sur le vieillissement d'Ottawa.  Participants will explore what’s involved (practically, emotionally, and financially) in continuing to live independently with services and supports.  This will include an overview of common needs, available options, and financial considerations.

  • Saturday Jun 29, 2024 at 1:00pm
    120 minutes

    Ages 4+. Launch yourself into Summer Reading! Join the club and track your reading all summer long with us. Discover a galaxy of library summer programs and on this day, help us open the children's garden for the summer (weathering permitting). We will have games, garden planting and garden crafts. 

    Drop-in anytime between 1 pm to 3 pm. 

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    Wednesday Jul 03, 2024 at 2:00pm
    45 minutes

    In this highly energetic and interactive dance workshop, participants will explore simple, fun, and easy dance moves that everyone can follow in a safe and inclusive environment. Get ready to get lost in the music and GROOVE your heart out! Family program for ages 4+.

  • Vernon Book Club

    Wednesdays, Jul 03, 2024 - Sep 04, 2024
    6:30pm
    90 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Wouldn't it be great to have a book club where you could just enjoy books—without any homework? At Silent Book Club, there's no assigned reading, just reading in companionable silence!

    Each Silent Book Club will start with a short intro, where everyone gets to share what they are reading. Then there's silent reading hour!  No pressure, no homework questions, just quiet social time with other people who love to read.

    Drop-in program.

  • Thursdays, Jul 04, 2024 - Dec 19, 2024
    10:30am
    90 minutes

    13 sessions remaining

    Join us at yarn club!

    Knitters, crocheters, needle workers, rug hookers – all are welcome to socialize with fellow yarn crafters and work on their latest project.

    Drop-in program.

  • Thursday Jul 04, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Explore and experiment with science principles that influence space travel. Registration required. Ages 7-9.

  • Friday Jul 05, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    What can the stars predict? Explore the constellations. Join us as we explore the stories behind the constellations and the legends of the Zodiac, and make some constellations of our own. Registration required. Ages 10-12. 

  • Saturdays, Jul 06, 2024 - Aug 17, 2024
    10:30am
    30 minutes

    7 sessions remaining

    Join us for Storytime with stories, songs and rhymes and a fun outdoor activity (weather permitting). Start time is 10:30 am. All ages.