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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.

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    Monday Mar 11, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, February 26, 2024 - 10:00am

    In this online workshop you will learn about goal setting, some basics about credit, and some basics about student loans. For ages 13-18.

     Presented by the Credit Counselling Society. 

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

  • Monday Mar 11, 2024 at 2:00pm
    75 minutes

    Assemble a collage to make a signature masterpiece of your own. 

    No experience necessary but we invite you to check out the following Beginning Collage video if you would like to get an idea what we will be doing. 

    https://Creativebug.com/lib/ottawa

    Supplies will be provided but feel free to bring any bits and notions that you would like to include in your art.

  • children are jumping through the book into another world

    Monday Mar 11, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, February 26, 2024 - 10:00am

    Play card games and board games at the library. Ages 6-12

  • Mondays, Mar 11, 2024 - Apr 29, 2024
    5:15pm
    30 minutes

    7 sessions remaining

    Do you have children ages 5-8?  Would you like them to read more?  Then join our weekly Reading Buddies program.   Each child will be paired with a teen volunteer for fun and interactive read aloud sessions.  Together they will share the joys of reading in a friendly, encouraging and enthusiastic environment.  Registration required.    

  • Monday Mar 11, 2024 at 6:00pm
    120 minutes

    We are told: don't write down passwords; don't reuse passwords; make passwords long and complex. Chris Taylor, President of the Ottawa PC Users' Group will show how to use free software that stores all your usernames and passwords along with related information and protects them with a single, very strong password. Don't let your online accounts get compromised. It's easy and free.

  • Monday Mar 11, 2024 at 6:45pm
    60 minutes

    Calling all quiz masters! Test your knowledge with live general trivia at the Stittsville branch of the Ottawa Public Library!

    Come for the fun, leave with the bragging rights!

    Register a team of two to five people, come and enjoy!

  • March Break - Off We Go!

    Tuesday Mar 12, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, February 26, 2024 - 10:00am

    We're on the move. VROOM, VROOM. We will be making musical instruments.

    Ages 4-6. Registration required.

  • Children are jumping through the book into another world.

    Tuesday Mar 12, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, February 26, 2024 - 10:00am

    Let's start at the beginning and create a story as we hear it using clay and your imagination to create a picture. Ages 4- 6.

  • Children walking into a book.

    Tuesday Mar 12, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, February 26, 2024 - 10:00am

    Make a sparkly, swirly snow globe with a tiny elephant on display inside. Use the swirly sparkles inside the globe to help settle down feelings, or to count down from a tough spot to calmer thoughts. The little elephant friend inside helps give a friendly focus to enjoy your snow globe, because sometimes things feel as big as elephants but are just small after all! One globe per child. Ages 7-12.

  • children are jumping through the book into another world

    Tuesday Mar 12, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Registration opens on Monday, February 26, 2024 - 10:00am

    Uncover the secrets of strange creatures in Canada like Big Foot and Ogopogo, with a craft.  For ages 7+.

    Please register on-line.