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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.

  • storytime cartoon

    Tuesday Jun 25, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Stories, rhymes and songs for the whole family.  

    Storytime from 10:30-11:00am

    Stay and Play from 11:00-11:30am

  • Knitting

    Tuesday Jun 25, 2024 at 2:00pm
    120 minutes

    Do you like to knit, crochet, or do handwork of some sort? Please join like-minded individuals for an enjoyable afternoon of crafting. Bring any project that you are working on.  Drop In.

  • Graphic of 4 adults smiling together

    Wednesday Jun 26, 2024 at 1:00pm
    120 minutes

    Join us for a workshop from The Council on Aging of Ottawa / Le Conseil sur le vieillissement d'Ottawa.  Participants will explore what’s involved (practically, emotionally, and financially) in continuing to live independently with services and supports.  This will include an overview of common needs, available options, and financial considerations.

    Registration required

    Wednesday June 26, 1:00-3:00pm

  • Image of planner journal with stickers and art supplies

    Wednesdays, Jun 26, 2024 - Aug 28, 2024
    6:15pm
    120 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Creative Planners are a great way to manage stress, time, productivity, goal tracking. Take a moment to sit down and put your brain to paper in a welcoming & creative environment. Bring your own planner, notebook, or journal of choice; we’ll provide some basic creative planner supplies. No experience required. 

    L’agenda créatif est un excellent moyen de gérer le stress, le temps, la productivité et les objectifs. Prenez le temps de vous asseoir et planifier dans un environnement accueillant et créatif. Apportez votre propre agenda, carnet de notes ou journal de votre choix ; nous vous fournirons quelques fournitures de base pour créer votre agenda dans la langue de votre choix. Aucune expérience n’est requise. 

  • NIHM logo, OPL logo, NFB logo, & pictures of indigenous peoples

    Thursday Jun 27, 2024 at 6:30pm
    90 minutes

    Join us for a presentation of three short documentaries: 

    In the short documentary Heartbeat of a Nation, which celebrates Dene cultural reclamation and revitalization, a father passes on traditional knowledge to his child through the teachings of a caribou drum. Directed by Eric Janvier. 

    Mary Two-Axe Earley: I Am Indian Again shares the powerful story of Mary Two-Axe Earley, who fought for more than two decades to challenge sex discrimination against First Nations women embedded in Canada's Indian Act and became a key figure in Canada's women's rights movement. Directed by Courtney Montour. 

    Our Maternal Home follows a family who, tracing their origins to the Cree Nation of Waswanipi, confronts the impacts of generational and cultural disconnection, discovering a potent form of medicine: the bonds of kinship. Directed by Janine Windolph. 

    81 minutes total. Multiple languages. Ages 14+. 

    Short films brought to you by the National Film Board. 

  • Knitting

    Tuesdays, Jul 02, 2024 - Aug 27, 2024
    2:00pm
    120 minutes

    9 sessions remaining

    Do you like to knit, crochet, or do handwork of some sort? Please join like-minded individuals for an enjoyable afternoon of crafting. Bring any project that you are working on.  Drop In

  • Wednesday Jul 03, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver.  Drop-in.

    Storytime from 10:30-11:00am

    Stay and Play from 11:00-11:30am

  • Thursday Jul 04, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Who knows where your creation will take you? Enjoy making out-of-this-world crafts.

    Ages 7-9. Register online.

  • A child singing

    Friday Jul 05, 2024 at 1:00pm
    180 minutes

    Play card games and board games at the library.

    Drop-in program. Ages 6-12.

  • Monday Jul 08, 2024 at 10:00am
    120 minutes

    Join us to play and chat. There will be self-directed activities and toys for parents, caregivers and young children. Drop-in program. Family.