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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.

  • world wide knit in public day logo

    Saturday Jun 08, 2024 at 10:00am
    120 minutes

    Join the "The Great Yarn of Manotick" knitters on the grounds of Watson's Mill & Dickinson House, 5525 Dickinson St, Manotick, to knit, chat with fellow knitters, and see the projects being created by some our community’s knitters.

    Will meet inside the Manotick library branch if weather is inclement.

  • Saturday Jun 08, 2024 at 2:00pm
    120 minutes

    Come join us for a relaxed scrapbooking, Card Making and Journaling session!  Please bring your own scrapbook and pictures.  Basic craft supplies will be provided.

  • Tuesdays, Jun 11, 2024 - Jun 25, 2024
    10:30am
    60 minutes

    2 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!

  • Tuesday Jun 11, 2024 at 3:00pm
    120 minutes

    The Granny Squares for Warmth (GSFW) group was created in November 2020 as a Barrhaven-based group with a mission to create and donate hand-made blankets in the Ottawa area. ​

    In addition to blankets, members have also made and donated shawls, hats, and baby wear. ​

    Join us to crochet and join granny squares, to share and learn crochet stitches and techniques and to build a sense of community by making blankets for those in need. ​
    Everyone is welcome!

  • Friday Jun 14, 2024 at 2:30pm
    90 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Join us on Friday afternoons to explore the art of drawing and mark-making as a form of mindfulness. Each session will focus on a different creative technique that we can use to create beautiful art. But if you would just like to sit and colour while sipping some hot chocolate or herbal tea, then please do!

    All skill levels are welcome!
    All materials and refreshments will be provided for participants.

  • computer, notebook and camera on a desk

    Saturday Jun 15, 2024 at 2:00pm
    120 minutes

    Lynda Buske from the Ottawa PC Users' Group and the Orleans Photo Club will show you how to make a hard copy book using the on-line service, Photobook Canada. You can completely customize the arrangement of your photos, backgrounds, frames, embellishments, etc. A great way to preserve memories of family events or travel!

    Saturday June 15, 2:00-4:00pm

    Registration required

  • Tuesday Jun 18, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    This program shows beginners the basics of using the Chromebook: the keyboard, using the trackpad, the ports on the Chromebook and how to connect to the Internet.

  • Tuesday Jun 18, 2024 at 6:30pm
    60 minutes

    Adults are invited to join us in making their own cards. Make greeting cards for your loved ones for any occasion. Supplies are provided but feel free to also bring your own. All skill levels are welcome. Come along and have fun! 

  • Men sitting playing go game

    Saturdays, Jun 22, 2024 - Dec 14, 2024
    2:00pm
    180 minutes

    7 sessions remaining

    The Ottawa Go Club (https://ottawagoclub.wixsite.com/ogcs) organizes a series of workshops for people who want to improve their knowledge of the Go game. We will discuss various aspects of the game, do practical exercises and problems, explore and practice. Designed for beginners and intermediate players.

    Le Club de Go d'Ottawa (https://ottawagoclub.wixsite.com/ogcs) organise des ateliers pour tous ceux qui aimeraient approfondir leurs connaissances du jeu de Go. On y discute plusieurs aspects du jeu, on fait des exercices et des problèmes, on explore et on s’entraîne. Conçu pour les débutants et les intermédiaires.