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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.

  • Wednesdays, Apr 24, 2024 - Dec 18, 2024
    1:00pm
    120 minutes

    35 sessions remaining

    Speak, in person, with a Public Health Nurse to get support around infant feeding and parenting. No appointment is necessary, simply drop in during these hours. Learn ways to help your child eat healthy and be active Make sure your child is on track with their growth and development. In partnership with Ottawa Public Health.

  • Wednesdays, Apr 24, 2024 - May 29, 2024
    2:00pm
    30 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for babies and a parent or caregiver. Ages 0-18 months. Drop-in program.

  • Wednesdays, Apr 24, 2024 - May 29, 2024
    2:30pm
    30 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Following Babytime, join us to play and chat! There will be self-directed activities and toys for parents/caregivers and babies. Drop-in program.

  • Thursdays, Apr 25, 2024 - May 30, 2024
    10:15am
    30 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for toddlers 19-36 months and a parent/caregiver. Drop-in. 

  • Children learning and playing

    Thursdays, Apr 25, 2024 - May 09, 2024
    2:00pm
    45 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    A school readiness program for children 3–4 years old, who will be entering kindergarten in September 2024, and their adult co-learner.

    Stories and child-centered learning stations with a focus on the foundational concepts of letter recognition, numeracy, colors, shapes, measurement, rhyming, and retelling.

  • Thursday Apr 25, 2024 at 6:15pm
    90 minutes

    Join Marlene Marrow from the Home Hospice Association for a group-directed discussion of death. This event doesn’t have any particular objectives or themes aside from increasing everyone’s awareness of death and exploring our relationships with death, dying and grief. As we grapple with what life looks like today, having a safe and non-judgmental space to talk about difficult subjects is so important and can have a significant impact both on how we live and how we die.

  • Banner reading "Quilling at Beaverbrook"

    Friday Apr 26, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Create a beautiful scene using strips of paper in this easy-to-follow craft. 

  • Tuesday Apr 30, 2024 at 6:30pm
    45 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Parent at and Child Book Club

    Share the love of reading! This new book club is for kids 10-12 and a parent or guardian. Share a book together and then join for fun and a book chat. The first book will be kept at the information desk in the kids’ section for you to pick up and read prior to the first book club meeting.

    We will meet monthly on Tuesday at 6:30 (45 minutes)

    One registration per family.

    January 30th Smile by Raina Telgemeier

    February 27th The Wild Robot by Peter Brown

    March 26th   Restart by Gordon Korman

    April 30th  The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate

  • Sky High poster

    Wednesday May 01, 2024 at 3:30pm
    120 minutes

    Will is the third generation of the Stronghold family to attend the esteemed and celebrated Sky High. This elite high school is entrusted with the responsibility of molding today's power-gifted students into tomorrow's superheroes. The only problem... Will is starting his freshman year without any super powers of his own.

    Snacks will be provided. 

  • Thursdays, May 02, 2024 - Jun 06, 2024
    1:30pm
    90 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

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