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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 Jul 17, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Learn beginner-level ukulele in a fun and engaging way with our resident musician, David. Take your first steps with the instrument, learn the chords, and even play your first songs! Instruments provided by the library. Ages 13-18. 

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    Wednesday Jul 17, 2024 at 3:30pm
    45 minutes

    Embrace your inner talent. Registration required. Ages 10-12.

    We will use a soft pastel technique to create an art piece inspired by the aurora borealis.

  • Wednesday Jul 17, 2024 at 4:00pm
    45 minutes

     Budding engineers take flight! Come build extraordinary flying machines out of everyday materials. 

    Ages 4-9. 

    Registration Required

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    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.

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    Thursday Jul 18, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Nothing can stop it! Join us to create your own alien monster and the spaceship they rode in on!. Registration required. Ages 7-9

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

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    Thursday Jul 18, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    LEGO Party Create and build with Lego®! Drop-in Family program

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    Thursdays, Jul 18, 2024 - Jul 18, 2024
    10:30am
    40 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Are all rabbits the same? What do they need? What is a hare and where does it live? Does it have predators? As they explore these questions through games and investigations, kids can enjoy a face-to-face visit with a rabbit, and pet its soft fur through this program with the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum. Family program for ages 4+.

  • Thursday Jul 18, 2024 at 10:30am
    90 minutes

    Stories, rhymes, and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. Stay and play following storytime.

    Drop-in. Family program.

  • two children look at a rocket ship through a telescope.

    Thursday Jul 18, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Budding engineers take flight! Come build extraordinary flying machines with everyday materials. 

    Ages 7-9. 

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    Thursday Jul 18, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    This interactive workshop introduces participants of all ages to Indigenous Music.  You will learn about this “heartbeat” of mother earth before learning some stomp dance songs on traditional rattles. Families ages 4+.