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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.

  • Photo of a number of people's hands joined together and encircling a red heart in the centre

    Tuesdays, May 21, 2024 - Jun 18, 2024
    12:00pm
    180 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Stop by our Social Services table and chat with staff from the South Nepean Satellite Community Health Centre (May 21st) and Nepean, Rideau and Osgoode Community Resource Centre (June 18th). Learn about the various services offered by the health/resource centres and ask your questions about resources for free community programs, mental and physical health, parenting, housing, employment and more!

  • Tuesdays, May 21, 2024 - Jun 11, 2024
    1:00pm
    90 minutes

    8 sessions remaining

    Learn and practice new English language skills and meet new people in a relaxed and friendly environment. Offered in partnership with Greenbelt Church. All are welcome to this drop-in program!

    Apprenez et pratiquez votre anglais parlé et rencontrez des gens dans un milieu décontracté. Offert en partenariat avec l'Église Greenbelt. Tout le monde est bienvenue à ce programme sans inscription!

  • People conversing

    Tuesdays, May 21, 2024 - May 28, 2024
    1:00pm
    60 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    Join our English conversation group! All levels are welcome. Free. Drop-in. 

    Joignez-vous à notre groupe de conversation en anglais ! Les personnes de tous les niveaux sont les bienvenues. Gratuit. Inscription non-requise. 

  • Tuesday May 21, 2024 at 1:00pm
    90 minutes

    Presented by YMCA

    Learn about the YMCA’s Newcomer Information Centre (NIC) and Newcomer Employment Program

  • Tuesdays, May 21, 2024 - Jun 04, 2024
    1:15pm
    30 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

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

    Drop-in

  • Tuesdays, May 21, 2024 - Jun 25, 2024
    1:30pm
    120 minutes

    6 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.

  • Tuesdays, May 21, 2024 - Aug 27, 2024
    2:00pm
    60 minutes

    8 sessions remaining

    Want to learn more about your family history or getting stuck working on your family tree?  

    Drop-in to work on your family tree, share research strategies, and discover what resources are available for your research.  

    Specialists from the Ontario Genealogical Society Ottawa Branch and the Ottawa Public Library will answer questions and help you get the most from library resources.  

    Bring your laptop, tablet, or borrow a Chromebook from the library.  

    All welcome! 

  • Tuesdays, May 21, 2024 - May 28, 2024
    2:00pm
    30 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

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

  • Knitting

    Tuesdays, May 21, 2024 - Jun 25, 2024
    2:00pm
    120 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Do you like to knit, crochet, or do handwork of some sort? Please join like-minded individuals for an enjoyable afternoon of crafting. Bring any project that you are working on.  Drop In.

  • Mario

    Tuesdays, May 21, 2024 - May 28, 2024
    3:00pm
    60 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Drop-in to play video games on our PS4 and WiiU. For ages 13-18. Drop-in.