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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.

  • Toddler time

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

    Stories, rhymes and songs for toddlers together with their parents or caregivers.

    Ages 15 to 35 months.

    Drop-in program.

  • Tuesdays, Feb 27, 2024 - Jun 11, 2024
    1:00pm
    90 minutes

    30 sessions remaining

    Learn and practice new English language skills and meet new people in a relaxed and friendly environment. Offered in partnership with Greenbelt Church. All are welcome to this drop-in program!

    Apprenez et pratiquez votre anglais parlé et rencontrez des gens dans un milieu décontracté. Offert en partenariat avec l'Église Greenbelt. Tout le monde est bienvenue à ce programme sans inscription!

  • Tuesdays, Feb 27, 2024 - Mar 26, 2024
    1:00pm
    120 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Are you looking for work? Unemployed or underemployed?

    Drop-in to meet one-on-one with an Employment Counsellor from the Pinecrest-Queensway Employment Services team.

  • Tuesday Feb 27, 2024 at 1:15pm
    30 minutes

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

  • Tuesdays, Feb 27, 2024 - Jun 25, 2024
    1:30pm
    120 minutes

    18 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.

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    Tuesdays, Feb 27, 2024 - Aug 27, 2024
    2:00pm
    60 minutes

    14 sessions remaining

    Want to learn more about your family history or getting stuck working on your family tree?  

    Drop-in to work on your family tree, share research strategies, and discover what resources are available for your research.  

    Specialists from the Ontario Genealogical Society Ottawa Branch and the Ottawa Public Library will answer questions and help you get the most from library resources.  

    Bring your laptop, tablet, or borrow a Chromebook from the library.  

    All welcome! 

  • Tuesday Feb 27, 2024 at 2:00pm
    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.  

  • Knitting

    Tuesdays, Feb 27, 2024 - Jun 25, 2024
    2:00pm
    120 minutes

    16 sessions remaining

    Do you like to knit, crochet, or do handwork of some sort? Please join like-minded individuals for an enjoyable afternoon of crafting. Bring any project that you are working on.  Drop In.

  • Tuesday Feb 27, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

     In some Scandinavian folklore, gnomes were said to reside near houses, watch over families, and protect against bad luck. Now you can create your own home gnome, perfect for giving to loved ones or to reside over your own fireplace mantel, bookshelves, or home entrance. Join staff for an easy craft, good conversation, and a cozy atmosphere.

  • Tuesday Feb 27, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Join us for an afternoon of crafting!  Participants will make a gift box with rolled watercolour roses. Supplies will be provided.