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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, Mar 04, 2024 - Jun 03, 2024
    120 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Join author Michael F. Stewart for an evening of shared writing, support, and constructive criticism from peers. No experience necessary, all forms of writing welcome.

  • Picture of a robber coming out of a computer

    Tuesday Mar 05, 2024 at 6:00pm
    120 minutes

    The average time it takes for an unprotected computer to be compromised after connecting to the Internet is under 15 minutes. Don't let it be yours. Chris Taylor, President of the Ottawa PC Users' Group will show you the simple steps you need to take to keep your PC from being hacked. And best of all, it can be done for free.

  • Fridays, Mar 08, 2024 - Jun 14, 2024
    90 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Meet new people and join in discussions on selected titles in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere every second Friday of the month. Newcomers are welcome.

  • NFB ONF logo on a pink and purple background

    Friday Mar 08, 2024 at 3:30pm
    60 minutes

    Join us for a fascinating program of short films for adults from women filmmakers! 

    The Girl with the Red Beret celebrates the vagaries of taking public transit. In Zeb’s Spider, Zeb must keep her apartment’s spider’s appetite satisfied. The End of Pinky follows three fallen angels in Montreal’s red-light district. Two Sisters depicts the story Viola, who writes novels in a dark room, and Marie, her only companion. The Flying Sailor is an exhilarating contemplation of the wonder and fragility of existence. The Great Malaise illustrates the intense anxiety that comes with the quest for perfection. The Cannonball Woman about love standing the test of time. Arctic Song tells Inuit stories of how the land, sea and sky came to be.

    64 min. Film brought to you by the National Film Board.

  • Saturdays, Mar 09, 2024 - Jun 08, 2024
    90 minutes

    11 sessions remaining

    Drop in for preschool fun! Play with puppets, crafts, building blocks, and more. **Note : on the first Saturday of the month, Play Day is replaced with Saturday Stuffed Animal Storytime until 10:45am, after which we do take the toys out to play as usual.


    Un programme portes ouvertes pour les enfants d'âge préscolaire! Venez jouer avec des marionnettes, des blocs de construction, du bricolage, et plus encore! **Notez bien : le premier samedi de chaque mois, 'On joue' est remplacé par une heure du conte en anglais jusqu'à environ 10:45am, après quoi nous sortons les jouets jusqu'à 11h30 comme à l'habitude.

  • Child singing. Photos of movies encanto, frozen, the lion king. Text reads: sing-along cinema

    Saturday Mar 09, 2024 at 2:30pm
    120 minutes

    Come watch a family-friendly movie in English at the library and sing to your heart’s content as the lyrics appear on screen. Bring a friend, some snacks, a sleeping bag or comfy chair! Costumes are always welcome! 

    Every second Saturday of the month.

    *Please note : seating is on straight chairs, or on cushions on the floor. Feel free to bring your lawn chair for your comfort. 

    January 13 : Frozen

    February 10 : Lion King (animated version)

    March 9 : Encanto

  • Rabbit wearing glasses reading a book

    Monday Mar 11, 2024 at 10:15am
    45 minutes

    Get muddy with barnyard friends! Come join us for a farm-filled storytime with songs, rhymes, and dancing. Stay for a simple craft. ​

    Ages 0-6 years old.​

    Drop-in program.

  • Let's talk science logo

    Monday Mar 11, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Come get excited about STEM with UOttawa and Carleton U students! Science experiments suitable for children ages 6-12. Registration is required.

    This program is in partnership with the Let's Talk Science with UOttawa and Carleton U.

  • Children working together at a table.

    Mondays, Mar 11, 2024 - Jun 03, 2024
    60 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Come get excited about STEM with us! 

    Every two weeks during our regular Monday Homeschool Happenings program, there will be science experiments suitable for children ages 6-12 years and their adult co-learner. 

    This program is in partnership with the Let's Talk Science with UOttawa and Carleton U.

    Dates are as follows : 

    -January 29

    -February 12

    -February 26

    -March 11 **This is March Break week -- registration is required.

    -March 25

    -April 8

    -April 22

    -May 6

    -June 3

  • Four teenagers with thought bubbles, thinking of craft supplies

    Monday Mar 11, 2024 at 3:30pm
    120 minutes

    Drop-in and plunder the library’ supplies to create your own artwork! We will have acrylic paint, pastels, watercolors, coloured pencils, tons of magazines to use for collage. Ages 13-17. / Passe à la biblio pour créer avec tout notre matériel! Nous avons de la peinture acrylique, des pastels, de la peinture aquarelle, des crayons de couleur, des tas de magazines pour faire du collage. Ouvert aux 13-17 ans.