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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.

  • poster for Black Sheep

    Wednesday Jul 03, 2024 at 6:30pm
    150 minutes

    Ottawa Bad Movie Nights and Ottawa Public Library present a screening of Black Sheep (2006).

    Please join us from 6:30pm to 8:30pm, at the OPL's Main Branch Auditorium. The event will also feature other bad movie items like trailers and serials.

    The event is free to attend. In English.

    Note: This film is intended for a mature audience. Viewer discretion is advised.

  • TD Summer Reading Club banner

    Thursday Jul 04, 2024 at 10:30am
    45 minutes

    Let's tell a story about outer space! Join us for space stories and crafts. Registration required. Ages 4-6.

    Please note: This is the same program being offered at Carp, Beaverbrook, and Constance Bay. Please register for the program at the branch most convenient for you!

  • TD Summer Reading Club banner

    Thursday Jul 04, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Let’s tell a story about outer space! Registration required.Ages 4-6.

  • Cartoon kids and adults on carpet with books

    Thursdays, Jul 04, 2024 - Jul 25, 2024
    10:30am
    30 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Stories,rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver.

    July 4th- Shark week. Be careful we will be hearing some jawsome stories. 

    July 11th- Get grooving! Our storytime this week is all about music and movement. 

    July 25th - Teddy Bear Picnic . Bring your favorite stuffed friend to storytime!

  • Thursdays, Jul 04, 2024 - Aug 22, 2024
    10:30am
    30 minutes

    8 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver.

    Drop-in.

  • TD Summer Reading Club banner

    Thursday Jul 04, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    What can the stars predict? 

    Registration required. Ages 4-9.

    This is the same program being offered at Beaverbrook, Hazeldean, and Carp. Please register for the program at the branch most convenient for you!

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    Thursday Jul 04, 2024 at 10:30am
    40 minutes

    Are all rabbits the same? What do they need? What is a hare and where does it live? Does it have predators? As they explore these questions through games and investigations, kids can enjoy a face-to-face visit with a rabbit, and pet its soft fur through this program with the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum. Family program for ages 4+.

  • Thursday Jul 04, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Who knows where your creation will take you? Enjoy making out-of-this-world crafts.

    Ages 7-9. Register online.

  • Thursdays, Jul 04, 2024 - Aug 08, 2024
    10:30am
    60 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes, and songs for babies ages 0-18 months and a parent or caregiver. Stay and Play following Babytime. Meet new friends and play with self-directed toys. Drop-in program.

  • Thursdays, Jul 04, 2024 - Dec 05, 2024
    1:00pm
    120 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    An open house for persons with dementia, their care partners, and families.

    Fun and stimulating mental activities are planned to enhance the social interactions and the connections that are built within the group. Light snacks and warm drinks are served alongside items that aim to spark conversations and reminiscing.

    First Thursday of each month (starts in May 2023). 1-3pm.