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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.

  • Thursdays, Feb 29, 2024 - Mar 28, 2024
    6:30pm
    60 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

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

  • Thursdays, Feb 29, 2024 - May 30, 2024
    6:30pm
    60 minutes

    14 sessions remaining

    ​Profitez de notre groupe de conversation afin d'améliorer vos habiletés en français à l'oral. ​

    Join our free French Conversation Group to practice speaking French  in a relaxed atmosphere.​

    Bienvenue à tous! All level welcome!

    Tous les jeudis soir de 18h30-19h30 du 4 janvier au 30 mai 2024 ( ANNULÉ LE 22 FÉVRIER)

    Every Thursday night from 6:30-7:30 pm, from January 4th to May 30th, 2024 (CANCELLED FEBRUARY 22)

  • Thursdays, Feb 29, 2024 - May 30, 2024
    6:45pm
    60 minutes

    14 sessions remaining

    Améliorez votre français parlé et rencontrez des gens dans une ambiance décontractée et conviviale. Niveau intermédiaire. Practice your French language conversation skills and meet new friends in a relaxed and friendly environment. Intermediate level.

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    Fridays, Mar 01, 2024 - Mar 29, 2024
    1:30pm
    150 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    Come play cards, roll the dice or play board games with us!

  • Fridays, Mar 01, 2024 - Jun 07, 2024
    1:30pm
    90 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Share the enjoyment of good books in a relaxed atmosphere at the Hazeldean Library.  Join us for discussion on the first Friday of every month.

    NOVEMBER 10, 2023

    “Atonement” by Ian McEwan (Fiction)

    DECEMBER 1, 2023

    “When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing”by Daniel Pink (Non-Fiction)

    NO MEETING IN JANUARY

    FEBRUARY 2, 2024

    “Washington Black” by Esi Erdugan (Canadian-Fiction)

    MARCH 1, 2024

    “Five Little Indians” by Michelle Good (Canadian-Fiction)

    APRIL 5, 2024

    “Rules of Civility” by Amor Towles (Fiction)

    MAY 3, 2024

    “The Vanishing Half” by Britt Bennett (Fiction)

    June 7, 2024

    “Full Disclosure” by Beverley McLachlin (Canadian-Mystery)

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    Sundays, Mar 03, 2024 - Sep 01, 2024
    1:00pm
    210 minutes

    7 sessions remaining

    The Ottawa Municipal Liaisons of NaNoWriMo would like to invite you to join them for a monthly recurring write-in to help you keep up your writing habits during the months that are not November.

    Bring your pen, paper, laptop, ideas, write besides other writers and participate in challenges! 

  • Monday Mar 04, 2024 at 1:00pm
    120 minutes

    Presented by Dying With Dignity Canada (Ottawa Chapter), Advance Care Planning is a workshop about making choices about how you would like to be cared for in the future, at a time when you are not able to speak for yourself.

    How to prepare an Advance Directive and choose a Power of Attorney for Personal Care are discussed. Materials include worksheets to identify and articulate one's beliefs about end of life care and choices around planning your own health care. Discussion will include how to talk to your loved ones about your health care wishes in the event of illness and unexpected physical events.

    Presentation in English with a bilingual Q&A session after the presentation.

    Présentation en anglais seulement suivie d'une session question-réponses bilingue. 

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    Mondays, Mar 04, 2024 - May 06, 2024
    7:00pm
    90 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Share the pleasure of reading and discussing books ranging from the classics to the contemporary, but mostly fiction, in a relaxed atmosphere

    (If the first Monday of a month falls on a Civic Holiday, the book club will be postponed to the following week)

    January 8 - The Trees by Percival Everett (US) 

    February 5 - The Magician by Colm Toibin (Irish)

    March 4 - The World: A Family History of Humanity by Simon Sebag Montefiore (non-fiction)

    April 8 - White Noise by Don DeLillo (US)

    May 6 - What Strange Paradise by Omar El Akkad (Canadian, Giller) 

  • Tuesdays, Mar 05, 2024 - Jun 25, 2024
    10:30am
    60 minutes

    9 sessions remaining

    Colouring can have a calming effect on the mind and promote overall wellness.

    Join us every second week on Tuesday mornings for a fun and relaxing session of adult coloring.  An opportunity to let your inner artist free and be a kid again!

    All supplies are provided.  No experience required.  All you need to bring is your creativity!

  • 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.