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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.

  • Wednesday May 29, 2024 at 2:00pm
    30 minutes

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

  • Wednesday May 29, 2024 at 2:30pm
    30 minutes

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

  • Thursday May 30, 2024 at 6:30pm
    60 minutes

    Join us for a presentation on the community and social services available to newcomers in Ottawa. A settlement support worker will share information on how to navigate the network of services in a new city.

    In partnership with Jewish Family Services Ottawa.

  • Monday Jun 03, 2024 at 7:00pm
    60 minutes

    Calling all trivia fans, game show enthusiasts, and people who know a lot of random facts! Join us for a trivia night at the Beaverbrook Branch where you'll tackle questions from a wide range of categories (not just about books!) to win a prize and the respect of the trivia community. Enjoy a fun atmosphere, music, and refreshments!

  • Thursday Jun 06, 2024 at 1:30pm
    90 minutes

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

  • Thursday Jun 20, 2024 at 6:00pm
    120 minutes

    Learn, in simple terms, how your camera works to enable you to take better photos. The lecture will cover tips on composition, depth of field, lighting, people pictures and how to avoid common pitfalls. Learn how to get off the automatic setting on your camera and take control! Presented by Lynda Buske from the Ottawa PC Users' Group and the Orleans Photo Club.