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  • Book Club

    Wednesdays, Mar 13, 2024 - Jun 12, 2024
    3:00pm
    75 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Share the enjoyment of good books in a relaxed atmosphere in person, in the afternoon.  This group meets every second Wednesday of the month (September to June) See link below for this year's selections:

    September 13: The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks

    October 11: Nervous Conditions by Tsitsi Dangarembga

    November 8: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

    December 13: Five Little Indians by Michelle Good

    January 10: Lucy by the Sea by Elizabeth Strout

    February 14: Women Talking by Miriam Toews

    March 13: Lady Byron & Her Daughters by Julia Markus

    April 10: Bluebird by Genevieve Graham

    May 8: This Other Eden by Paul Harding

    June 12 (meeting outside library): Love Lives Here: A Story of Thriving in A Transgender Family by Amanda Jetté Knox

  • March Break

    Thursday Mar 14, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, February 26, 2024 - 10:00am

    Tell me a tale; it doesn’t have to be true. Registration required. Ages 7-9.

  • Cartoon kids running to open door

    Thursday Mar 14, 2024 at 11:00am
    60 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, February 26, 2024 - 10:00am

    We'll have lots of fun and laughter as we create silly and fantastical adventures together. Ages 6-9. Registration Required.

  • Thursday Mar 14, 2024 at 1:30pm
    90 minutes

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

    March 14 book: Dead Wake by Erik Larson .

  • Cartoon kids running to open door

    Thursday Mar 14, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, February 26, 2024 - 10:00am

    Let’s start at the beginning... Ages 10-12. Registration Required.

  • Thursdays, Mar 14, 2024 - Jun 13, 2024
    7:00pm
    60 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Share the enjoyment of good books in an informal and relaxed atmosphere. Second Thursday of every month. New members welcome.

  • Friday Mar 15, 2024 at 10:15am
    45 minutes

    Are you a new library user and want to learn about what we offer at the Ottawa Public Library? Have you been an OPL member for years, but want to learn more about our collections, services, and programs? Join us to discover what you can access at your local library branch, and have a chance at winning some OPL merch! Registration encouraged but drop-ins always welcome.

  • Fridays, Mar 15, 2024 - Jun 21, 2024
    2:00pm
    60 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Do you enjoy reading mysteries? Share the enjoyment of good mysteries in a relaxed atmosphere. Join us for discussion usually every third Friday of the month. 

  • Books

    Monday Mar 18, 2024 at 1:30pm
    60 minutes

    Join us as we discuss "The German Heiress" by Anika Scott.

    Copies of the book are available at the Osgoode Service Hub.  Drop in.

  • Monday Mar 18, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Members of the Blackburn Hamlet Book Club meet to enjoy and discuss a wide variety of books selected by book club members. All welcome!

    Drop in.

    March 18, 2024, The Maid by Nita Prose