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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.

  • Thursday Jul 25, 2024 at 4:15pm
    60 minutes

    Attend the first workshop of our "Ottawa Wildflower Seed Library (OWSL) Presents..." series.
    During this workshop, entitled "Supporting Wildlife and Pollinators with your Garden", we will examine wildlife needs and how to best meet these needs in your personal garden. The importance of native species will be covered, as well as the topic of identifying and removing invasives.

    Date: Thursday, July 25, 2024 from 4:15 pm - 7:15 pm.

    *Clients are encouraged to register for this event as space is limited.

  • Thursdays, Jul 25, 2024 - Aug 08, 2024
    6:30pm
    90 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Seeking employment?  Attend our Employment Support Workshops where the following topics will be covered: 

    •Resume & Cover Letter Writing

    •Interview Preparation (Hard & Soft Skills)

    •Job Fair Skills & Networking

    *Structured workshop with possibility of one-to-one support support follow-up. 

    Presented by CCI through the Community and Employment Connections Department.

  • colourful balls of yarn

    Fridays, Jul 26, 2024 - Dec 27, 2024
    2:00pm
    90 minutes

    23 sessions remaining

    Bring your knitting or crochet project (or needlepoint, cross-stitch, etc) and share tips and tricks, ideas and conversations with fellow enthusiasts. For adults of all abilities. Drop-in.

    Apportez votre projet de tricot ou de crochet (ou broderie, point de croix, etc) afin d'échanger des conseils, des idées et converser avec d'autres passionnés. Pour les adultes de tous les niveaux. Aucune inscription requise.

  • Tuesdays, Jul 30, 2024 - Aug 27, 2024
    6:00pm
    135 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    Bring your knitting or crochet project and share advice, ideas and conversations with fellow enthusiasts.  For adults and teens of all abilities.  Drop-in.

    Apportez votre projet de tricot ou de crochet afin d'échanger des conseils, des idées et converser avec d'autres passionnés.  Pour les adultes et adolescents de tous les niveaux.  Aucune inscription requise.

  • Wednesdays, Jul 31, 2024 - Aug 21, 2024
    3:30pm
    90 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Technology and Social Media can be overwhelming. ​

    Get a Techno Buddy!​

    Teen Volunteers share their basic tech ​knowledge with older Adults in a ​two-on-one setting.

  • Wednesday Jul 31, 2024 at 7:00pm
    60 minutes

    Develop your English conversation skills in a relaxed and friendly environment. A facilitator will be there to lead the group.

  • Wednesday Aug 07, 2024 at 6:35pm
    35 minutes

    International Pride Month

    Picture This (2017) by Jari Osborne

    What does it mean to be disabled and desirable? In Picture This, a new documentary by Jari Osborne, we meet Andrew Gurza, a self-described “queer cripple” who has made it his mission to make sex and disability part of the public discourse.

    33 minutes - English only

  • Tuesday Sep 24, 2024 at 6:00pm
    60 minutes

    Attend the second workshop of our "Ottawa Wildflower Seed Library (OWSL) Presents..." series.
    During this workshop, we will discuss different types of pollinators/wildlife and how they have evolved with native plants to be their pollination and distribution systems. We will also examine factors to be considered when choosing plants for your personal garden, ensuring plant selection for the conditions you have.

    Examples of simple plans/combinations will be provided. 

    Materials will be available for clients to sketch out plans for their yard.

    Date: Tuesday, September 24 from 6 pm - 7 pm.

    *Clients are encouraged to register for this event as space is limited.

  • Tuesday Jan 14, 2025 at 6:00pm
    60 minutes

    Attend the third workshop of our "Ottawa Wildflower Seed Library (OWSL) Presents..." series.
    During this workshop, you will learn how to sow your native seeds on your own. 

    Date: Tuesday, January 14 from 6 pm to 7 pm

    *Clients are encouraged to register for this event as space is limited.