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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.

  • Open book

    Tuesdays, Mar 05, 2024 - Apr 02, 2024
    1:30pm
    60 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Share the enjoyment of good books in a relaxed atmosphere.  This group meets every first Tuesday of the month from September 2023 to June 2024. 

    Here is the list of books that will be discussed at each month's meeting.  Click each book titles below to place a hold.

    5 September, 2023: Seven Fallen Feathers by Tania Talaga 

    3 October, 2023: The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult 

    7 November, 2023: Jennie's Boy: A Newfoundland Childhood by Wayne Johnston

    5 December, 2023: Women Talking by Miriam Toews

    2 January, 2024: Red Notice by Bill Browder

    6 February, 2024: Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami

    5 March, 2024: A Spy Among Friends by Ben MacIntyre

    2 April, 2024: The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel

    7 May, 2024:  Hamnet and Judith by Maggie O’Farrell

    June pick to be discussed.

    This is a drop in program.  All are welcome.  No registration required.

  • Tuesdays, Mar 05, 2024 - Jun 25, 2024
    1:30pm
    120 minutes

    17 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.

  • Tuesdays, Mar 05, 2024 - Apr 02, 2024
    2:00pm
    60 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Join us for a discussion of cookbooks and recipes. Try a recipe from each month’s cookbook selection and tell us what you think! ​

    Feel free to ask staff for more information. All are welcome.

  • Knitting

    Tuesdays, Mar 05, 2024 - Jun 25, 2024
    2:00pm
    120 minutes

    15 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.

  • Mario

    Tuesdays, Mar 05, 2024 - May 28, 2024
    3:00pm
    60 minutes

    12 sessions remaining

    Drop-in to play video games on our PS4 and WiiU. For ages 13-18. Drop-in. 

  • Homework Help Web Banner

    Tuesdays, Mar 05, 2024 - Jun 11, 2024
    5:00pm
    90 minutes

    14 sessions remaining

    Come and get help with reading, math, science, French, English, etc. Led by United for Literacy volunteers. For students in grades 1 through 10. / Reçois de l'aide avec la lecture, les maths, les sciences, le français, l'anglais, etc. Avec des bénévoles de Littératie Ensemble. Pour les élèves de la 1e à la 10e année.

    Please note: A parent or caregiver for children participating in the homework club must remain in the library for the duration of a session. / Notez bien: Les parents ou les personnes en charge des enfants participant au club d'aide aux devoirs doivent rester dans la bibliothèque pendant toute la durée d'une séance.

    Online resources / Ressources en ligne

  • A keyboard with letters spelling Pen & Paper Writers' Workshop

    Tuesdays, Mar 05, 2024 - Apr 30, 2024
    6:00pm
    120 minutes

    9 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 issues about writing and publishing. Share your triumphs, trials and tribulations with a supportive, informal group.  "Pen and Paper" is just a name.  Bring any medium you want. 

  • English Conversation Group

    Tuesdays, Mar 05, 2024 - Jun 25, 2024
    6:00pm
    60 minutes

    17 sessions remaining

    Practice your English conversation skills in a low-pressure, friendly environment. All levels are welcome. 

  • Tuesdays, Mar 05, 2024 - Jun 11, 2024
    6:00pm
    90 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Do you love browsing through cookbooks and trying new recipes?  Do you enjoy sampling and sharing new dishes? Then come and meet with fellow food enthusiasts and put a cookbook to the test! Each month we will follow a theme and select cookbooks from that theme. We will then make recipes at home and share comments on the results with the group.

  • Tuesdays, Mar 05, 2024 - Jun 25, 2024
    6:00pm
    90 minutes

    16 sessions remaining

    Practice your French conversation skills in a low-pressure, friendly environment. All levels are welcome. 

    **Note: No program March 12, 2024.