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  • Mondays, Jun 17, 2024 - Jun 24, 2024
    5:00pm
    180 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    For high school students.

    Come to the library for a quiet place to study. Tea, snacks, and relaxing music will be provided. All you need to bring is your study materials!

    Please note that no tutoring is offered during these sessions. They are meant to be self-directed study time.

    Pour les élèves du secondaire.

    Venez à la bibliothèque pour étudier au calme. Du thé, des en-cas et de la musique relaxante seront fournis. Tout ce que vous devez apporter, c'est votre matériel d'étude !

    Veuillez noter qu'aucun tutorat n'est proposé pendant ces sessions. Il s'agit d'un temps d'étude autonome.

  • Mondays, Jun 17, 2024 - Aug 26, 2024
    6:30pm
    90 minutes

    11 sessions remaining

    Improve your French, share stories and make new friends!

    Améliorez votre français, partager des histoires et faites des amis!

  • Happiness Book Club on yellow background. mage of the The Happiness Project is pictured

    Mondays, Jun 17, 2024 - Dec 16, 2024
    6:30pm
    60 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Happiness Habits 613 and Ottawa Public Library present: Happiness Book Club

    Meet new people and join in discussions on selected titles in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

    June Title: Oh, the Places You'll Go by Dr. Seuss

    June's book club meeting will be a walking tour around Old Ottawa South! This 2 km walk is wheelchair accessible and will start and finish at the Sunnyside Branch. 

    Happiness Habits 613 is a grassroots crew in Ottawa cultivating healthy habits using the 9 pillars of happiness: altruism, connection, gratitude, movement, mindfulness, minimalism, nature, nutrition and purpose.

  • French Conversation Group

    Mondays, Jun 17, 2024 - Jun 24, 2024
    7:00pm
    90 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Practice your French conversation skills in a low-pressure, friendly environment.

    7:00-7:45 pm    Beginner Group​

    7:45-8:30 pm         Intermediate Group

  • End table with book.

    Monday Jun 17, 2024 at 7:00pm
    90 minutes

    Partagez avec nous le plaisir des livres dans une ambiance détendue. Le 3e lundi soir de chaque mois. Bienvenue aux nouveaux venus.

  • Tuesdays, Jun 18, 2024 - Jun 25, 2024
    10:00am
    180 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Get feedback on your writing (any genre)and ideas from the group. Hear the work of other writers and offer your feedback. Discuss ideas about writing and publishing. Share your triumphs, trials and tribulations with a supportive, informal group.

  • Books

    Tuesday Jun 18, 2024 at 10:00am
    90 minutes

    Club de lecture RD 

    La succursale Ruth E. Dickinson invite les francophones et francophiles de Barrhaven à se joindre au nouveau Club de lecture RD.  Participez à nos rencontres sociales et discutez de livres de langue française.  Profitez aussi de présentations de nouvelles oeuvres, auteurs et des services disponibles aux lecteurs francophones et francophiles de la BPO. ​

    Les 3e mardis du mois de 10 h à 11 h.

    le 23 avril –    Le malaimant par Michèle Vinet​

    le 21 mai –  La jeune fille à la tresse par Françoise de Luca​

    le 18 juin –  La petite lumière par Grégory Panaccione

  • Tuesday Jun 18, 2024 at 10:30am
    30 minutes

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

  • storytime cartoon

    Tuesdays, Jun 18, 2024 - Jun 25, 2024
    10:30am
    60 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for the whole family.  

    Storytime from 10:30-11:00am

    Stay and Play from 11:00-11:30am

  • Tuesdays, Jun 18, 2024 - Jun 25, 2024
    10:30am
    60 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Join us following our Storytime to play and chat! There will be self-directed activities and toys for young children and their parents/caregivers. Drop-in program. 

    Joignez-nous  après notre Contes en famille pour jouer et socialiser. Il y aura des activités pour les tout-petits et leurs adultes. Portes ouvertes.