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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.

  • Saturdays, Mar 02, 2024 - Mar 30, 2024
    2:30pm
    60 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    Create and build with Lego®!  Drop-in Family Program.

  • Saturdays, Mar 02, 2024 - Mar 30, 2024
    3:00pm
    90 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Learn the basics of using a sewing machine in a four-session workshop. Craft your own drawstring bag and fabric bucket.

     Registration Required. Spaces limited to 4.

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    Sundays, Mar 03, 2024 - Sep 01, 2024
    1:00pm
    210 minutes

    7 sessions remaining

    The Ottawa Municipal Liaisons of NaNoWriMo would like to invite you to join them for a monthly recurring write-in to help you keep up your writing habits during the months that are not November.

    Bring your pen, paper, laptop, ideas, write besides other writers and participate in challenges! 

  • Mondays, Mar 04, 2024 - Mar 11, 2024
    9:30am
    30 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

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

  • Mondays, Mar 04, 2024 - Jun 24, 2024
    10:00am
    120 minutes

    15 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.

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    Mondays, Mar 04, 2024 - Mar 07, 2024
    10:00am
    60 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Each day from Monday, March 4 to Thursday, March 7 at 10 am, the Main Branch of OPL will be screening the Canada Reads debates live on CBC Books.

    The event will take place in Room 117 on the first floor from Monday to Wednesday and in the auditorium in the basement on Thursday.  

    2024 contenders:

    Athlete and CBC Sports contributor Dallas Soonias champions Bad Cree by Jessica Johns

    Former Calgary mayor Naheed Nenshi champions Denison Avenue by Christina Wong & Daniel Innes

    Fashion influencer Mirian Njoh champions Meet Me at the Lake by Carley Fortune

    Actor Kudakwashe Rutendo champions Shut Up You're Pretty by Téa Mutonji

    Author Heather O'Neill champions The Future by Catherine Leroux, translated by Susan Ouriou

    For more information about the books and their champions, click here.

  • father mother children reading

    Monday Mar 04, 2024 at 10:30am
    30 minutes

    Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. No program February 19.

  • Monday Mar 04, 2024 at 10:30am
    30 minutes

    Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. Drop-in program.

  • Toddlertime

    Mondays, Mar 04, 2024 - May 27, 2024
    10:30am
    30 minutes

    10 sessions remaining

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

    Ages 19 to 35 months.

    Drop-in program. 

  • Toddlertime

    Mondays, Mar 04, 2024 - May 27, 2024
    11:15am
    30 minutes

    10 sessions remaining

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

    Ages 19 to 35 months.

    Drop-in program.