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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.

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    Tuesdays, Jul 23, 2024 - Dec 31, 2024
    6:15pm
    120 minutes

    24 sessions remaining

    Drop in with your knitting every Tuesday

    Share advice, ideas and conversation with other knitters.

    Venez faire un tour, échanger des conseils et des idées et converser avec d'autres adeptes du tricot!.

  • white, cream, brown-striped yarn

    Tuesdays, Jul 23, 2024 - Dec 17, 2024
    6:30pm
    105 minutes

    22 sessions remaining

    Welcome back to North Gloucester! After a long hiatus, Knit Wits will be back in the New Year, trying out Tuesday evenings from 6:30-8:30 pm. Come share advice, ideas, and conversation with other knitters. Open to all adults and teens. Drop in. (Not for those looking to learn). || Bienvenue de retour à la succursale Gloucester nord! Après une longue détente, Trico'thé sera de retour en essayant le mardi soir, de 18 h 30 à 20 h 30. Venez partager vos suggestions et idées tout en placotant avec d’autres tricoteurs! Ouverte aux adultes et ados. Inscription non-requise. (Pas pour ceux qui cherche à apprendre).

  • Wednesdays, Jul 24, 2024 - Dec 18, 2024
    10:00am
    60 minutes

    17 sessions remaining

    Join us for conversation and laughter as ​we play games, share stories, and ​connect with each other in a relaxed atmosphere.​

    Various activities will be provided.​

    Drop-in.​

  • Wednesdays, Jul 24, 2024 - Dec 18, 2024
    10:30am
    60 minutes

    22 sessions remaining

    Do you need a casual, friendly environment where you can practice your English-speaking skills?  Look no further than the English Conversation Group!  Receive guidance from our experienced conversation group leaders, meet new people, and gain confidence in your English speaking.

  • Wednesdays, Jul 24, 2024 - Aug 28, 2024
    12:00pm
    120 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Bring your knitting or crochet and meet fellow enthusiasts at the Sunnyside branch.  Knitters of all abilities are welcome.

    Apportez votre tricot ou votre crochet et rencontrez d'autres passionnés à la succursale Sunnyside.  Les tricoteurs de tous niveaux sont les bienvenus.

  • Wednesday Jul 24, 2024 at 1:00pm
    120 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.

    This is a virtual program that will be streamed live at the Nepean Centrepointe Branch.  

  • Wednesday Jul 24, 2024 at 1:00pm
    180 minutes

    Nurturing Mental Wellness and Resilience (virtual)

    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.

    Cultiver la résilience et le bien-être mental (virtuelle)

    La Bibliothèque publique d'Ottawa est heureuse de célébrer le Mois des aînés en offrant des programmes pour les adultes plus âgés chaque mercredis en juin, juillet et août.

    Les participants amélioreront leurs connaissances en matière de bien-être mental et de résilience à mesure qu'ils vieillissent. Des outils et des idées utiles seront partagés pour aider à créer des plans tangibles et concrets pour soutenir le bien-être mental.

    This is a virtual program that will be streamed live at the Blackburn Hamlet Branch.

  • Wednesdays, Jul 24, 2024 - Aug 21, 2024
    3:30pm
    90 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    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.

  • Wednesdays, Jul 24, 2024 - Aug 28, 2024
    6:30pm
    60 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Do you already have some basic English language skills, and are you looking for a casual, friendly environment where you can practice your English speaking skills? All levels are welcome.

    Join our free English conversation group!

    Receive guidance from our leaders, meet new people and gain confidence in your ability to speak English.

    Every Wednesdays from 6:30-7:30 pm

    Vous avez déjà une base en anglais et vous cherchez un endroit avec une ambiance décontractée et amicale pour pratiquer vos habiletés de converser en anglais? Tous les niveaux sont les bienvenus.

    Joignez-vous à notre groupe de conversation en anglais! C'est gratuit!

    Recevez des conseils, rencontrez de nouvelles personnes et gagnez de la confiance à converser en anglais.

    Tous les mercredis soirs de 18h30-19h30

  • Wednesdays, Jul 24, 2024 - Dec 18, 2024
    6:30pm
    90 minutes

    21 sessions remaining

    Got a portable craft project? Bring it along and chat with some fellow crafters while you work! Share your expertise if you're comfortable, and learn about what other folks are working on (or just make friends and bond over your latest tv show obsession)! Knitting, crochet, embroidery, felting, beading, scrapbooking and more.