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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 17, 2024 - Dec 18, 2024
    1:00pm
    120 minutes

    36 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.

  • wool used to knit

    Wednesdays, Apr 17, 2024 - Jun 26, 2024
    1:00pm
    120 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Join us for an informal gathering of knitting enthusiasts - from beginners to experts. Share your ideas and projects in a relaxed social atmosphere.  

  • Wednesday Apr 17, 2024 at 1:00pm
    90 minutes

    Presented by Dying With Dignity Canada (Ottawa Chapter), Advance Care Planning is a workshop about making choices about how you would like to be cared for in the future, at a time when you are not able to speak for yourself. How to prepare an Advance Directive and choose a Power of Attorney for Personal Care are discussed. Materials include worksheets to identify and articulate one's beliefs about end of life care and choices around planning your own health care. Discussion will include how to talk to your loved ones about your health care wishes in the event of illness and unexpected physical events.

  • Wednesdays, Apr 17, 2024 - Jun 26, 2024
    1:30pm
    120 minutes

    11 sessions remaining

    Bring your knitting project and share advice, ideas and conversations with fellow enthusiasts. For adults of all abilities. Drop-in.

    **Note: No program March 13, 2024. 

  • Wednesdays, Apr 17, 2024 - Jun 26, 2024
    2:00pm
    90 minutes

    11 sessions remaining

    Are you looking for a relaxing activity that is low stress and doesn't require any special skills?  Then colouring may be for you!   Join us to explore your creative side, relax and meet new friends.  All supplies will be provided.

  • Wednesdays, Apr 17, 2024 - May 29, 2024
    2:00pm
    30 minutes

    7 sessions remaining

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

  • Wednesdays, Apr 17, 2024 - Apr 24, 2024
    2:00pm
    60 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Do you already have some basic English language skills, and are you looking for a casual, friendly environment where you can practice your English speaking skills?

    Join our English conversation group!

    Receive guidance from our leaders, meet new people and gain confidence in your ability to speak English.

    Vous avez déjà une base en anglais et vous cherchez un endroit avec une ambiance décontractée et amicale pour pratiquer vos habiletés de converser en anglais?

    Joignez-vous à notre groupe de conversation en anglais!

    Recevez des conseils, rencontrez de nouvelles personnes et gagnez de la confiance à converser en anglais.

  • Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

    Wednesdays, Apr 17, 2024 - Apr 24, 2024
    2:00pm
    45 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    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.

  • Wednesdays, Apr 17, 2024 - May 29, 2024
    2:30pm
    30 minutes

    7 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.

  • webcard for Chess Club with black Queen defeating white King

    Wednesdays, Apr 17, 2024 - Jul 31, 2024
    4:00pm
    120 minutes

    16 sessions remaining

    Join us for open games of chess. Whether you're a beginner or more advanced, this is a relaxed environment where everyone is welcome. Bring your own board or borrow one of ours.