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  • Tuesday Jun 6, 2023 at 2:00pm / until Aug 29, 2023

    Want to learn more about your family history or getting stuck working on your family tree?  

    Drop-in on alternating Tuesday afternoons, anytime between 2 – 3 to work on your family tree, share research strategies, and discover what resources are available for your research.  

    Specialists from the Ontario Genealogical Society Ottawa Branch and the Ottawa Public Library will be here to answer questions and help you get the most from library resources.  

    Bring your laptop, tablet, or borrow a Chromebook from the library.  

    All welcome! 

    Local History & Genealogy Reference Department Second Floor 

    No registration required. 2 – 3 on alternating Tuesdays; please see schedule at right. 

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    Tuesday Jun 6, 2023 at 4:00pm

    Ages 8 - 12 years old.

    Relax after school and learn about the art of dot painting - design and paint a scene with an animal of your choice!

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    Tuesday Jun 6, 2023 at 5:20pm

    Join us for a free screening of The Fabelmans. The film was directed by Steven Spielberg and was released in 2022. The screening will take place in our auditorium, starts at 5:20PM and is free to attend.

    Note: The film is intended for a mature audience. 151 minutes. In English.

  • Tuesday Jun 6, 2023 at 6:30pm

    Practice your English language conversation skills and meet new friends in a relaxed and friendly environment.

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    Wednesday Jun 7, 2023 at 1:05pm / until Jun 21, 2023

    Bring your resume and an employment specialist from St. Lawrence College Employment Service will be here to review it with you.

  • Book Banter
    Wednesday Jun 7, 2023 at 2:00pm / until Jun 05, 2024

    Share the enjoyment of good books in a relaxed atmosphere!


    1st Wednesday of the month. 

    September 7th 
    Miss Benson’s Beetle by Rachel Joyce
    October 5th 
    Deacon King Kong by James McBride
    November 2nd 
    His Whole Life by Elizabeth Hay
    December 7th 
    French Exit by Patrick deWitt
    January 4th 
    American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins
    February 1st
    Indians on Vacation by Thomas King
    March 1st
    Hana Khan Carries On by Uzma Jalaluddin
    April 5th
    The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
    May 3rd
    Nothing But TheTruth by Marie Heinen
    June 7th 
    Scarborough by Catherine Hernandez

  • Wednesday Jun 7, 2023 at 3:30pm

    Technology and Social Media can be overwhelming. ​

    Get a Techno Buddy!​

    Teen Volunteers share their basic tech ​knowledge with older Adults in a ​two-on-one setting.

  • Wool
    Thursday Jun 8, 2023 at 11:00am / until Dec 21, 2023

    Join us at our new 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.

  • Thursday Jun 8, 2023 at 1:30pm

    Meet to enjoy and discuss a wide variety of books selected by book club members.  All are welcome.

    June 8 book: A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende.

    Please register one spot for each adult in attendance. Each registrant must have their own individual Library card in order to register. If you need a Library card get one here:

  • Thursday Jun 8, 2023 at 2:00pm

    Drop-in program. Ages 0 - 18 months. Enjoy bounce songs, storybook reading, rhymes, interactive songs and activities for babies with a parent/caregiver.