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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.

  • Man reading to children and woman.

    Wednesdays, Jun 05, 2024 - Jun 12, 2024
    10:30am
    30 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Drop-in for a fun-filled Storytime with stories, songs and rhymes. Storytime is followed by Stay & Play.

  • Wednesdays, Jun 05, 2024 - Jun 12, 2024
    11:15am
    30 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Extend your family time at the library with stay & play. After Storytime you can join us for 30 minutes of self-directed play. 

  • Vernon Book Club

    Wednesdays, Jun 05, 2024 - Sep 04, 2024
    6:30pm
    90 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Wouldn't it be great to have a book club where you could just enjoy books—without any homework? At Silent Book Club, there's no assigned reading, just reading in companionable silence!

    Each Silent Book Club will start with a short intro, where everyone gets to share what they are reading. Then there's silent reading hour!  No pressure, no homework questions, just quiet social time with other people who love to read.

    Drop-in program.

  • Thursdays, Jun 06, 2024 - Dec 19, 2024
    10:30am
    90 minutes

    15 sessions remaining

    Join us at yarn club!

    Knitters, crocheters, needle workers, rug hookers – all are welcome to socialize with fellow yarn crafters and work on their latest project.

    Drop-in program.

  • Thursdays, Jun 06, 2024 - Jun 13, 2024
    2:00pm
    30 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Drop-in for Storybook reading, songs, bounces and rhymes too!  

    Ages newborn to 17/18 months. 

  • world wide knit in public day logo

    Saturday Jun 08, 2024 at 10:00am
    120 minutes

    Join the "The Great Yarn of Manotick" knitters on the grounds of Watson's Mill & Dickinson House, 5525 Dickinson St, Manotick, to knit, chat with fellow knitters, and see the projects being created by some our community’s knitters.

    Will meet inside the Manotick library branch if weather is inclement.

  • Tuesdays, Jun 11, 2024 - Jun 25, 2024
    10:30am
    60 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Colouring can have a calming effect on the mind and promote overall wellness.

    Join us every second week on Tuesday mornings for a fun and relaxing session of adult coloring.  An opportunity to let your inner artist free and be a kid again!

    All supplies are provided.  No experience required.  All you need to bring is your creativity!

  • Web banner for teens

    Tuesday Jun 11, 2024 at 6:30pm
    90 minutes

    Ages 14 - 18 years of age.

    Are you curious about volunteering with us? Attend this session to discover the volunteer opportunities for teens at the Manotick branch. This is a recruitment & information night for Fall volunteering.

  • Book Club

    Wednesday Jun 12, 2024 at 3:00pm
    75 minutes

    Share the enjoyment of good books in a relaxed atmosphere in person, in the afternoon.  This group meets every second Wednesday of the month (September to June) See link below for this year's selections:

    September 13: The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks

    October 11: Nervous Conditions by Tsitsi Dangarembga

    November 8: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

    December 13: Five Little Indians by Michelle Good

    January 10: Lucy by the Sea by Elizabeth Strout

    February 14: Women Talking by Miriam Toews

    March 13: Lady Byron & Her Daughters by Julia Markus

    April 10: Bluebird by Genevieve Graham

    May 8: This Other Eden by Paul Harding

    June 12: Love Lives Here: A Story of Thriving in A Transgender Family by Amanda Jetté Knox

  • french conversation group

    Wednesday Jun 12, 2024 at 7:00pm
    60 minutes

    Pratiquez votre français dans un milieu décontracté pour les débutants.

    Practice your French conversation skills in a relaxed and friendly environment for beginners.