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  • Man reading to children and woman

    Saturdays, Apr 27, 2024 - May 25, 2024
    10:30am
    30 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes, and songs for children of all ages and their parents or caregivers.  Drop-in program.

  • Cartoon kids and adults on carpet with books

    Saturday Apr 27, 2024 at 10:30am
    30 minutes

    With the return of the Rockcliffe Park Spring Booksale, we will be offering a Saturday Storytime!   Drop-in, English, Family

    Puppets!

    Songs and dancing!

    Fun! Fun! Fun!

  • Art supplies

    Saturdays, Apr 27, 2024 - May 25, 2024
    10:30am
    90 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Whether you are an artist or not, whether you are creative or not, this art would suit you. Come tear and stick pieces of paper to create a unique work. 

    All supplies will be provided. You can follow a suggested template or create your own masterpiece. Drop-in program. Welcome to all ages 

      

    Que vous soyez un artiste ou non, que vous soyez créatif ou non cet art vous conviendrait. Venez déchirer et coller des bouts de papier pour créer une œuvre unique. 

    Tout le matériel vous sera fourni. Vous pouvez suivre un modèle suggéré ou créer votre propre chef-d'œuvre. Programme portes ouvertes. Pour tout âge. 

  • Photograph of the Parliament Hill skyline taken between the end of the 19th century and 1916.

    Saturday Apr 27, 2024 at 1:00pm
    120 minutes

    The Karsh brothers, arriving in Ottawa as young Amernian refugees, built careers as world-acclaimed photographers -- Yousuf with his penetrating portraits of some of the twentieth century's most prominent figures, and Malak for his exquisite eye in capturing the sublime beauty of nature and landscape.

    Guest speaker Paul Couvrette, friend and colleague of the Karsh brothers, recounts their legacy.

  • Men sitting playing go game

    Saturdays, Apr 27, 2024 - Aug 31, 2024
    2:00pm
    180 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    The Ottawa Go Club (https://ottawagoclub.wixsite.com/ogcs) organizes a series of workshops for people who want to improve their knowledge of the Go game. We will discuss various aspects of the game, do practical exercises and problems, explore and practice. Designed for beginners and intermediate players.

    Le Club de Go d'Ottawa (https://ottawagoclub.wixsite.com/ogcs) organise des ateliers pour tous ceux qui aimeraient approfondir leurs connaissances du jeu de Go. On y discute plusieurs aspects du jeu, on fait des exercices et des problèmes, on explore et on s’entraîne. Conçu pour les débutants et les intermédiaires.

  • Saturdays, Apr 27, 2024 - Jun 08, 2024
    2:00pm
    120 minutes

    7 sessions remaining

    Play card games, board games or video games at the Library.

    Viens jouer aux cartes, à des jeux de société ou à des jeux vidéos à la Bibliothèque. 

  • Lego Blocks

    Saturdays, Apr 27, 2024 - Jun 22, 2024
    2:00pm
    120 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Building Boom! Show off your architectural creativity with Lego®!

    Archiboum! Architectes en herbes, à vos Lego®! 

    Saturday, February 17, 2024 - 2:00pm
    Le samedi 17 février, 2024 - 14 h

    Monday, April 8, 2024 - 2:00 p.m.
    Le lundi 8 avril, 2024 - 14 h

    Saturday, April 27, 2024 - 2:00pm
    Le samedi 27 avril, 2024 - 14 h

    Saturday, May 18, 2024 - 2:00pm
    Le samedi 18 mai, 2024 - 14 h

    Saturday, June 10, 2024 - 2:00pm
    Le samedi 10 juin, 2024 - 14 h

  • Saturdays, Apr 27, 2024 - Jun 08, 2024
    2:00pm
    150 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Do you love board games? Cards? Chess? Any game goes! We will provide an assortment of games, but you're welcome to bring your own board games, too. Drop-in program. 

    Vous aimez les jeux de société ? Les cartes ? Les échecs ? Tous les jeux comptent ! Nous fournirons un choix de jeux, mais vous pouvez également amener vos propres jeux de société. Portes ouvertes

  • Mondays, Apr 29, 2024 - Jun 03, 2024
    10:35am
    30 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

                                    Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. Drop-in program.

                                                                                   April 29             May 20 CLOSED

                                                                                    May 6                May 27 

                                                                                    May 13              June 3

  • Mondays, Apr 29, 2024 - Jun 24, 2024
    1:30pm
    120 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    The Ottawa Public Library has thousands of digital titles, discover how to access them using resources like Libby and cloudLibrary. Come join us in this monthly drop-in session where we help you learn how to use Ottawa Public Library resources to access eBooks and audiobooks.