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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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    Wednesday Jul 24, 2024 at 1:00pm
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    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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    Tuesdays, Jul 23, 2024 - Aug 13, 2024
    10:00am
    30 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Contes, comptines et chansons pour les enfants de tous âges et un parent ou gardien.

    Programme portes ouvertes. Programme familial. 

  • Tuesdays, Jul 23, 2024 - Aug 31, 2024
    10:00am
    660 minutes

    35 sessions remaining

    Welcome puzzlers!

    Drop-in to our branch and exchange your puzzles with those left by other members of our community.

    Bring one, take one. Bring two, take two! 

    Puzzles can be found on the express book display on the 2nd floor.

    Dissectologists unite!

    A tête reposée?

    Participez à l'échange de casse-tête communautaire.  

    Laissez un casse-tête, prenez un casse-tête.

    L'échange se déroule à tous les jours sur le 2e étage de la bibliothèque sur l'étalage des livres express. 

    Au plaisir!

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    Tuesdays, Jul 23, 2024 - Aug 13, 2024
    10:15am
    30 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for toddlers 19-36 months and a parent/caregiver. Drop-in. 

  • Tuesdays, Jul 23, 2024 - Aug 27, 2024
    10:30am
    30 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. Drop-in program. 

    Contes, comptines et chansons pour les enfants de tous âges et un parent ou gardien. Portes ouvertes. 

  • Tuesdays, Jul 23, 2024 - Sep 17, 2024
    10:30am
    60 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    Colouring can have a calming effect on the mind and promote overall wellness.

    Join us every second week on Tuesday mornings for a fun and relaxing session of adult coloring.  An opportunity to let your inner artist free and be a kid again!

    All supplies are provided.  No experience required.  All you need to bring is your creativity!

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    Tuesdays, Jul 23, 2024 - Aug 20, 2024
    10:30am
    60 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. Afterwards, enjoy our "Stay 'n' Play" program. There will be self-directed activities and toys for young children and their parents/caregivers. Drop-in program. 

    Contes, comptines et chansons pour les enfants de tous âges et un parent ou gardien. Restez davantage et profitez de notre programme "Jouons à la bibliothèque". Des stations de jeux à utilisation libre seront disponibles après l'heure du conte. Portes ouvertes.

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    Tuesdays, Jul 23, 2024 - Aug 14, 2024
    10:30am
    90 minutes

    8 sessions remaining

    Join us on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in our children's area to play and chat! There will be self-directed activities and toys for parents/caregivers and young children. Drop-in program. Family program.

    Joignez-nous les lundis et mardis au département des enfants pour jouer et socialiser. Il y aura des activités pour les tout-petits et leurs adultes. Programme portes ouvertes. Programme familial.

  • Tuesdays, Jul 23, 2024 - Aug 13, 2024
    10:30am
    30 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for babies and a parent or caregiver. 0-18 months. 30 min.

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    Tuesday Jul 23, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    How bright can you shine? Registration required. Ages 4-6.