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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 walking into a book.

    Monday Mar 11, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    If an elephant and a salmon became one animal, what would this creature look like? Inspired by the playful sculptures and drawings of Russell Yuristy, come play with some clay and sculpt your own imaginary critter. Ages 7-12.

  • Children walking into a book.

    Monday Mar 11, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Learn beginner-level ukulele in a fun and engaging way with our resident musician, David. Take your first steps with the instrument, learn the chords, and even play your first songs! Ages 9-12.

    Instruments provided by the library.

  • Children walking into a book.

    Monday Mar 11, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Learn beginner-level ukulele in a fun and engaging way with our resident musician, Amir. Take your first steps with the instrument, learn the chords, and even play your first songs! Instruments provided by the library. Ages 9-12.

  • Let's talk science logo

    Monday Mar 11, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Come get excited about STEM with UOttawa and Carleton U students! Science experiments suitable for children ages 6-12. Registration is required.

    This program is in partnership with the Let's Talk Science with UOttawa and Carleton U.

  • Monday Mar 11, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Get muddy with barnyard friends. Ages 4-6. Registration Required

  • 4 teens thinking about programs

    Monday Mar 11, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    In this online workshop you will learn about goal setting, some basics about credit, and some basics about student loans. For ages 13-18.

     Presented by the Credit Counselling Society. 

    Registration required. Registrants will receive an additional email with the Zoom link ahead of the program.

  • Monday Mar 11, 2024 at 2:00pm
    75 minutes

    Assemble a collage to make a signature masterpiece of your own. 

    No experience necessary but we invite you to check out the following Beginning Collage video if you would like to get an idea what we will be doing. 

    https://Creativebug.com/lib/ottawa

    Supplies will be provided but feel free to bring any bits and notions that you would like to include in your art.

  • children are jumping through the book into another world

    Monday Mar 11, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Play card games and board games at the library. Ages 6-12

  • Children walking into a book.

    Monday Mar 11, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Uncover the secrets of strange critters. Registration required. Ages 10-12.

  • Mondays, Mar 11, 2024 - Apr 29, 2024
    5:15pm
    30 minutes

    7 sessions remaining

    Do you have children ages 5-8?  Would you like them to read more?  Then join our weekly Reading Buddies program.   Each child will be paired with a teen volunteer for fun and interactive read aloud sessions.  Together they will share the joys of reading in a friendly, encouraging and enthusiastic environment.  Registration required.