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  • Monday Feb 26, 2024 at 6:00pm
    120 minutes

    Want your own website? Today's web-building technologies offer page templates, WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) editors, and instant web hosting. So, it's easy to create a website with no HTML coding being required. And it can be completely free. In this presentation, Alan German from the Ottawa PC Users' Group will show how to create a website from scratch and make content available on the Internet.

  • poster for Decision to Leave

    Monday Feb 26, 2024 at 6:00pm
    150 minutes

    Thrilla Thursdays are back! Except they are on Monday. But it's still Korean films so that's good. Some revisits and a couple new ones.

    Join us for a free screening of Decision to Leave. Ahhhhhhh yeeeee that's right, we playing it again. Again and again. The film was directed by Park Chan-wook and was released in 2022. The screening will take place in our auditorium, starts at 6:00PM and is free to attend.

    Note: The film is intended for a mature audience. 139 minutes. In Korean with English subtitles

  • Monday Feb 26, 2024 at 6:30pm
    60 minutes

    Come and discover all the amazing things you can access through the Ottawa Public Library Website (Bibliocommons).

    I will do a group PowerPoint and then answer any questions people have.

    Drop in program

  • women with a gun / Femme avec un fusil

    Monday Feb 26, 2024 at 6:30pm
    90 minutes

    Join us for a free screening of Harriet. The film is rated "PG13", and runs for 125 minutes. In English.

    Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, the movie tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America2s greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.

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    Joignez-vous à nous pour regarder gratuitement le film en anglais Harriet. Le film n'est pas recommandé pour les enfants et sera d'une durée de 125 minutes. 

    Araminta « Minty » Ross est née esclave à Madison dans le Maryland. Elle appartient à la famille Brodess, tout comme sa mère et son père l'étaient avant elle. Un jour, alors qu'elle est âgée de 26 ans, Araminta tombe malade. Son propriétaire craignant qu'elle perde trop de valeur, il décide de la vendre. Ne désirant plus être ballottée comme du bétail, la jeune femme décide de s'enfuir. Elle trouve refuge en Pennsylvanie où elle prend le nom d'Harriet Tubman. Elle va devenir une militante en faveur de l'abolition de l'esclavage et fera tout en son pouvoir pour délivrer sa famille et ses semblables.

  • Monday Feb 26, 2024 at 6:30pm
    60 minutes

    Meet with fellow food enthusiasts and put a cookbook to the test.

    Cookbook selection  for February is:

    How to make a sourdough

    by Hadjiandreou, Emmanuel

  • Tuesdays, Feb 27, 2024 - Jun 25, 2024
    10:00am
    180 minutes

    18 sessions remaining

    Get feedback on your writing (any genre)and ideas from the group. Hear the work of other writers and offer your feedback. Discuss ideas about writing and publishing. Share your triumphs, trials and tribulations with a supportive, informal group.

  • Tuesday Feb 27, 2024 at 10:00am
    570 minutes

    Gotta catch 'em all!  We are celebrating International Pokémon Day! 

    Look for all the Pokémon hidden in the branch to solve the scavenger hunt.  Make a craft or colour a picture.  Stop buy the button making station and catch a button! 

    Drop-In 

  • Tuesday Feb 27, 2024 at 10:15am
    30 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Stories, rhymes and songs for babies and a parent or caregiver. 0-18 months. 30 min. Registration required.

  • Tuesday Feb 27, 2024 at 10:30am
    30 minutes

    Stories, rhymes and songs for babies and a parent or caregiver. 0-18 months. Drop-in.

    **Note: No program Tuesday, March 5th and Tuesday, March 12th.  

  • Tuesday Feb 27, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Stories, songs and rhymes for babies and parent or caregiver. Stay & Play afterwards for 30 minutes.  Ages 0-18 months.  Drop-in.