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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.

  • children imagination

    Wednesday Jul 17, 2024 at 12:00pm
    120 minutes

    Our Knit & Knatter Club ladies will be available to teach anyone how to knit or crochet.

    We will provide yarn, needles, and crochet hooks – or bring your own!

    For ages 6 -17. Registration is required.

  • summer reading club images

    Wednesday Jul 17, 2024 at 2:00pm
    45 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, June 10, 2024 - 10:00am

    Join Luc Leduc, The Duke of Magic for an action packed, 45- minute bilingual magic show with a lot of audience participation. Family program for ages 4+. | Rejoignez Luc Leduc, Leduc de la magie, pour un spectacle de magie bilingue de 45 minutes, plein d'action et avec beaucoup de participation du public. Programme familial pour les 4+ ans. 

  • des enfants regardent les étoiles

    Wednesday Jul 17, 2024 at 2:30pm
    45 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, June 10, 2024 - 10:00am

    Démontre tes talents. Pour les 10 à 12 ans. Inscription requise.

    Nous allons créer de l'art en pastels doux inspiré par les aurores boréales.

  • Wednesday Jul 17, 2024 at 2:30pm
    120 minutes

    Spend the afternoon at the library playing card games and board games! Drop in. Ages 6-12

  • children looking at stars

    Wednesday Jul 17, 2024 at 3:30pm
    45 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, June 10, 2024 - 10:00am

    Embrace your inner talent. Registration required. Ages 10-12.

    We use a soft pastel technique to create an art piece inspired by the aurora borealis.

  • images of four older adults

    Wednesday Jul 17, 2024 at 6:00pm
     minutes

    The Ottawa Public Library is happy to celebrate Seniors Month by offering programs for older adults every Wednesday in June, July and August.


    Participants will increase their knowledge related to mental wellness and resiliency as they age. Useful tools and ideas will be shared to help create tangible and concrete plans to support mental wellness.

    Registration required for Zoom link. Link will be sent via email.

  • TD Summer Reading Club banner

    Thursday Jul 18, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, June 10, 2024 - 10:00am

    Nothing can stop it! Join us to create your own alien monster and the spaceship they rode in on!. Registration required. Ages 7-9

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

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    Thursdays, Jul 18, 2024 - Jul 18, 2024
    10:30am
    40 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Registration opens on Monday, June 10, 2024 - 10:00am

    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 18, 2024 at 10:30am
    90 minutes

    Stories, rhymes, and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. Stay and play following storytime.

    Drop-in. Family program.

  • two children look at a rocket ship through a telescope.

    Thursday Jul 18, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, June 10, 2024 - 10:00am

    Budding engineers take flight! Come build extraordinary flying machines with everyday materials. 

    Ages 7-9.