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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.

  • images of four older adults

    Wednesday Jul 17, 2024 at 6:00pm
     minutes

    The Ottawa Public Library is happy to celebrate Seniors Month by offering programs for older adults every Wednesday in June, July and August.


    Participants will increase their knowledge related to mental wellness and resiliency as they age. Useful tools and ideas will be shared to help create tangible and concrete plans to support mental wellness.

    Registration required for Zoom link. Link will be sent via email.

  • images of four older adults

    Wednesday Jul 24, 2024 at 1:00pm
     minutes

    The Ottawa Public Library is happy to celebrate Seniors Month by offering programs for older adults every Wednesday in June, July and August.


    Participants will increase their knowledge related to mental wellness and resiliency as they age. Useful tools and ideas will be shared to help create tangible and concrete plans to support mental wellness.

    Registration required for Zoom link. Link will be sent via email.

  • Monday Jul 15, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Embark on a space adventure. 

    We will be designing Nebulas in a jar. 

    Registration opens on Monday, June 10, 2024 - 10:00am

    Registration Required 

    ages 7-9 

  • Children astronauts, Craft with letters forming a constellation

    Monday Jul 15, 2024 at 1:30pm
    60 minutes

    Who knows where your creativity will lead you? We will talk about constellations, and you will learn how to sew your name in the stars!

    (We will be using plastic needles. Other craft options will be offered for children with low motricity skills).

    In English, with bilingual staff present.

    Registration is required. For children aged 7-10 years old.

  • Mondays, Jul 15, 2024 - Jul 19, 2024
    2:00pm
    120 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Learn the basics of using a sewing machine and make a book tote! The club consists of four sessions over a one-week period. Must be able to commit to all four sessions. All supplies will be provided.

    For 13-17 years old (limited registration).

  • Mondays, Jul 15, 2024 - Jul 19, 2024
    2:00pm
    120 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    A Digital Story is a powerful Media and Digital Literacy activity, created by weaving digital photographs, video, voice, text and music into a digital video project. Participants will get the chance to reflect on the self and identity.

    This personal narrative documentary workshop provides an easily-accessible opportunity to reflect on your own strengths, culture, responsibilities, and dreams for your future.

    For ages 13-18. Returning film makers who participated last summer are welcome! Presented by Hands On Media.

    Each participant will need: One iPad, laptop, Chromebook or desktop computer.

    • Monday: Pre-Production: Brainstorming ideas, Storyboarding our narration.
    • Wednesday: Production: Photography Composition, collecting elements we need.
    • Friday: Post-Production: Recording our voice, using iMovie to edit, adding sound & titles.

    Registration required. Registrants will receive an additional email with the Zoom link ahead of the program. 

    This program is also available at the St-Laurent branch: Digital Storytelling – 3-day series

  • Mondays, Jul 15, 2024 - Jul 19, 2024
    2:00pm
    120 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    A Digital Story is a powerful Media and Digital Literacy activity, created by weaving digital photographs, video, voice, text and music into a digital video project. Participants will get the chance to reflect on the self and identity.

    This personal narrative documentary workshop provides an easily-accessible opportunity to reflect on your own strengths, culture, responsibilities, and dreams for your future. For ages 13-18.

    A Library Chromebook will be available for each participant during the program. 

    The presenter will be virtual on Zoom.

    • Monday: Pre-Production: Brainstorming ideas, Storyboarding our narration.
    • Wednesday: Production: Photography Composition, collecting elements we need.
    • Friday: Post-Production: Recording our voice, using iMovie to edit, adding sound & titles.

    Presented by Hands On Media. 

    This program is also available on Zoom: Digital Storytelling – 3-day series 

  • three books on the right stacked together

    Mondays, Jul 15, 2024 - Dec 16, 2024
    2:30pm
    90 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    The Stittsville Library Book Club meet on the third Monday of most months and read a variety of fiction and non-fiction books.  Registration is required.
     

  • Monday Jul 15, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    What can the stars predict?  Ages 10-12. Registration required.

    This is the same program being offered at Beaverbrook, Constance Bay, Fitzroy Harbour, and Hazeldean. Please register for the program at the branch most convenient for you!

  • Three illustrated children and a robot read or listen to books in different formats.

    Mondays, Jul 15, 2024 - Jul 18, 2024
    2:30pm
    25 minutes

    12 sessions remaining

    Take a trip through a life-sized Candy Land game at the library. You will become the game piece as you follow the rainbow path through a magical land of sweet surprises on your way to King Kandy’s Castle.

    All ages are welcome. Please pick one time slot and register one spot for each child and adult participating.