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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 17, 2024 at 6:00pm
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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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    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.

  • Mondays, Jul 15, 2024 - Dec 31, 2024
    9:00am
    660 minutes

    157 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 everyday on a table across from the adult information desk.

    Amateurs de casse-tête!

    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 la table en avant du bureau de renseignements adulte.

  • Mondays, Jul 15, 2024 - Aug 26, 2024
    9:30am
    30 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver.

  • Mondays, Jul 15, 2024 - Dec 23, 2024
    10:00am
    120 minutes

    18 sessions remaining

    Are you looking for work? Unemployed or underemployed?

    Drop-in to meet one-on-one with an Employment Counsellor from the Pinecrest-Queensway Employment Services team.

    Sessions will be held in study room number 1 on the 2nd floor of the library while the elevator is under refurbishment.

    Should you see that the counsellor is busy with another person, please wait outside patiently for your turn. Thank you.

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    Mondays, Jul 15, 2024 - Aug 16, 2024
    10:00am
    90 minutes

    9 sessions remaining

    Create and build with Lego®! Drop-in program. Ages 6-12. / Architectes en herbe, à vos Lego®! Programme portes ouvertes. Pour les 6 à 12 ans.

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    Monday Jul 15, 2024 at 10:00am
    60 minutes

    Climb on board my rocket ship.

    Registration required. Ages 4-6. 

    We will be reading a picture book and making our own colourful planets with paint and liquid starch. 

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    Grimpe à bord de mon vaisseau spatial.

    Inscription requise. Pour les 4 à 6 ans. 

    Nous allons lire un album jeunesse et créer nos propres planètes colorées avec de la peinture et de l'amidon. 

  • Mondays, Jul 15, 2024 - Aug 31, 2024
    10:00am
    660 minutes

    42 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!

  • Adult reading to a group of children

    Mondays, Jul 15, 2024 - Aug 21, 2024
    10:15am
    30 minutes

    11 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. Every Monday and Wednesday.

    **Please note: There will be no programs from June 9 - July 1.

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    Mondays, Jul 15, 2024 - Aug 02, 2024
    10:30am
    60 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Play cards games, and giant board games at the library. Family Program. Drop in. 

    *Weather permitting we will set up outside on the front lawn*