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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.

  • Tuesdays, Apr 30, 2024 - Jun 11, 2024
    7:00pm
    60 minutes

    7 sessions remaining

    Drop in and practice your English through social conversation and fun group activities. All languages and cultural backgrounds welcome.

  • English conversation group

    Wednesdays, May 01, 2024 - Jun 26, 2024
    10:15am
    90 minutes

    9 sessions remaining

    Join our free English conversation group to practice speaking in English in a relaxed and friendly environment.

    All levels are welcome to this drop-in program.

    Rejoignez notre groupe de conversation en anglais gratuit pour pratiquer l'anglais dans une atmosphère détendue.

    Tous les niveaux sont les bienvenus à ce programme , inscription non requise.

  • Wednesdays, May 01, 2024 - Jun 26, 2024
    10:30am
    60 minutes

    9 sessions remaining

    Do you need a casual, friendly environment where you can practice your English-speaking skills?  Look no further than the English Conversation Group!  Receive guidance from our experienced conversation group leaders, meet new people, and gain confidence in your English speaking.

  • Wednesdays, May 01, 2024 - May 29, 2024
    12:00pm
    120 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    Bring your knitting or crochet and meet fellow enthusiasts at the Sunnyside branch.  Knitters of all abilities are welcome.

    Apportez votre tricot ou votre crochet et rencontrez d'autres passionnés à la succursale Sunnyside.  Les tricoteurs de tous niveaux sont les bienvenus.

  • Wednesdays, May 01, 2024 - Dec 18, 2024
    1:00pm
    120 minutes

    34 sessions remaining

    Speak, in person, with a Public Health Nurse to get support around infant feeding and parenting. No appointment is necessary, simply drop in during these hours. Learn ways to help your child eat healthy and be active Make sure your child is on track with their growth and development. In partnership with Ottawa Public Health.

  • Wednesdays, May 01, 2024 - Jun 26, 2024
    1:00pm
    120 minutes

    9 sessions remaining

    Bring your knitting or crochet project and share advice, ideas and conversations with fellow enthusiasts.  For adults 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 de tous les niveaux.  Aucune inscription requise.

  • wool used to knit

    Wednesdays, May 01, 2024 - Jun 26, 2024
    1:00pm
    120 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    Join us for an informal gathering of knitting enthusiasts - from beginners to experts. Share your ideas and projects in a relaxed social atmosphere.  

  • Wednesdays, May 01, 2024 - Jun 26, 2024
    1:30pm
    120 minutes

    9 sessions remaining

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

  • Wednesdays, May 01, 2024 - Jun 26, 2024
    1:30pm
    90 minutes

    9 sessions remaining

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Le groupe de conversation en français est un programme d'apprentissge de la langue avec un professeur et un mombre minime d'étudiants de même niveau. 

    Inscription requis

    valuation du niveau de langue requis

  • Book Banter

    Wednesdays, May 01, 2024 - Jun 05, 2024
    2:00pm
    90 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Share the enjoyment of good books in a relaxed atmosphere!

    Sept-June.

    1st Wednesday of the month. 

    September 2023 - June 2024 Selections

    SEPT 6
    The Splendid and The Vile - Erik Larson

    OCT 4
    Rules of Civility - Amor Towles

    NOV 1
    The Company We Keep - Frances Itani

    DEC 6
    The Island of Missing Trees - Elif Shafak

    Jan 3
    Fight Night - Miriam Toews

    FEB 7
    The Lincoln Highway - Amor Towles

    MARCH 6
    The Island of Sea Women - Lisa See

    APRIL 3
    Permanent Astonishment - Tomson Highway

    MAY 1
    The Searcher - Tana French

    JUNE 5
    The Girl in His Shadow - Audrey Blake