Temporary closure: Alta Vista


Due to upgrades to the front entrance, the Alta Vista branch will be closed from July 26 to August 8. There will be no returns or holds pick-up during that time. Alta Vista branch will reopen August 9 at 10 am.   

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  • Sign your child up for free online tutoring and homework help.  Volunteer tutors from Frontier College will meet with learners one-on-one for activities that...


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    Drop in to share research strategies, & discover what resources are available for your research. Volunteers from The Ontario Genealogical Society will be here to...

    Google Meet

    Tuesday Jul 27, 2021 at 2:00pm / until Aug 31, 2021

  • Let's Talk Science Webcard

    Frontier College in partnership with Let's Talk Science is offering fun online math and science activities for children ages 6 to 12. Full...


    Saturday Jul 31, 2021 at 10:00am / until Aug 28, 2021

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    Wednesday Aug 11, 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Conserves, sémences, jardinage
    Joignez-vous à Odette McIntyre, Maître jardinier, pour en apprendre sur plusieurs idées de conservation de nos récoltes. 
    On proposera 
    • des méthodes pour la dessication
    • ...


    Wednesday Aug 18, 2021 at 12:00pm

  • With support from the Crabtree Foundation, Ottawa Public Library and MASC invite older adults across the city to explore different aspects of creativity. First up...

    Friday Sep 10, 2021 at 3:30pm / until Sep 24, 2021

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    As the benefits of planting native wildflowers for pollinators are becoming more widely recognized, people are looking for cost-effective ways to increase the offerings of...


    Wednesday Sep 15, 2021 at 12:00pm

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    At a Death Cafe people, often strangers, gather to discuss death.  Our objective is to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people...


    Friday Sep 17, 2021 at 12:30pm

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     Putting the garden to bed means more than tidying up.  Join Nancy McDonald, Master Gardener to learn steps in preparing for the onset of winter...


    Wednesday Sep 22, 2021 at 12:00pm

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    Détendez-vous avec l'Oasis des arts 55+! 

    Avec le soutien de la Fondation Crabtree, la Bibliothèque publique d’Ottawa et MASC invitent les aînés de notre ville à explorer différents aspects de la créativité. On débute notre série Oasis des arts 55+ avec les Vendredis de danse – des séances de danse étalées sur trois semaines et animées par des artistes de MASC explorant des formes de danse uniques et passionnantes.  


    En juin, faites de l’exercice et tissez des...

    Friday Nov 5, 2021 at 3:30pm / until Nov 19, 2021