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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.

  • Mondays, Jun 24, 2024 - Aug 31, 2024
    10:00am
    660 minutes

    61 sessions remaining

    Welcome puzzlers!

    Drop-in to our branch and exchange your puzzles with those left by other members of our community.

    Bring one, take one. Bring two, take two! 

    Puzzles can be found on the express book display on the 2nd floor.

    Dissectologists unite!

    A tête reposée?

    Participez à l'échange de casse-tête communautaire.  

    Laissez un casse-tête, prenez in casse-tête.

    L'échange se déroule à tous les jours sur le 2e étage de la bibliothèque sur l'étalage des livres express. 

    Au plaisir!

  • Monday Jun 24, 2024 at 5:15pm
    30 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Do you have children ages 5-8?  Would you like them to read more?  Then join our weekly Reading Buddies program.   Each child will be paired with a teen volunteer for fun and interactive read aloud sessions.  Together they will share the joys of reading in a friendly, encouraging and enthusiastic environment.  Registration required.  

  • Monday Jun 24, 2024 at 5:15pm
    30 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Avez-vous des enfants âgés de 5 à 8 ans ? Souhaitez-vous qu’ils lisent davantage en français? Si oui, rejoignez-vous à notre programme hebdomadaire Copains de lecture. Chaque enfant sera jumelé à un adolescent bénévole pour des séances de lecture à voix haute amusantes et interactives. Ensemble, ils partageront les joies de la lecture dans un environnement convivial, encourageant et enthousiaste.  Inscription requise.

  • French Conversation Group

    Monday Jun 24, 2024 at 7:00pm
    90 minutes

    Practice your French conversation skills in a low-pressure, friendly environment.

    7:00-7:45 pm    Beginner Group​

    7:45-8:30 pm         Intermediate Group

  • Tuesday Jun 25, 2024 at 1:30pm
    120 minutes

    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.

  • English Conversation Group

    Tuesday Jun 25, 2024 at 6:00pm
    90 minutes

    Practice your English conversation skills in a low-pressure, friendly environment. All levels are welcome. 

  • Tuesday Jun 25, 2024 at 6:30pm
    120 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Interested in playing D&D?  Then join us on for a D&D adventure.  Dungeons and Dragons is a fantasy role playing game in which your characters explore the world, solve puzzles and fight monsters. For ages 13-17.  Spaces limited.

  • Wednesdays, Jun 26, 2024 - Aug 28, 2024
    10:00am
    60 minutes

    8 sessions remaining

    Join us for conversation and laughter as ​we play games, share stories, and ​connect with each other in a relaxed atmosphere.​

    Various activities will be provided.​

    Drop-in.​

  • English Conversation Group

    Wednesdays, Jun 26, 2024 - Jun 26, 2024
    6:30pm
    120 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Practice your English conversation skills in a low-pressure, friendly environment. All levels are welcome. Program will start upstairs in the second floor program room. 

  • National Indigenous History Month

    Saturday Jun 29, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Participants of all ages will learn the story behind one of history's oldest toys, the corn husk doll. They will learn the importance of community through these dolls. After talking about the traditional story students will be able to make their own corn husk doll.