Events

  • Storytime
    Multiple Dates
    Sep 17, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
    Ottawa Library (Activity Room), 105 S Hickory St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA
    Miss Leanna will read some amazing books and lead everyone in some fun, interactive songs, stories and games. Recommended for ages 3 - 6. Held in the Children's Activity room, which has a max capacity of 15 participants (including siblings and adults).
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  • Read & Feed
    Multiple Dates
    Sep 17, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    Ottawa Library (Children's Department), 105 S Hickory St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA
    Stop by the Children's desk at the Ottawa Library and grab a free meal for each child ages preschool through 12th grade. ​ BBQ Chicken Salad, Sunflower Kernels, Wheat Crackers, Applesauce, Vegetable Juice, and Milk
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  • 30 New Book Titles Challenge
    Sep 20, 9:00 AM – Nov 20, 5:00 PM
    Beanstack
    Thirty new books that were published in 2020/2021 are included in this Challenge. Read or listen to at least one of the books to earn badges for registering and for each book read.
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  • Scrabble Club
    Multiple Dates
    Sep 20, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Ottawa Library (Reference), 105 S Hickory St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA
    Come share your love of words with others over a friendly game of Scrabble on Mondays and Wednesdays. All ages and experience levels are welcome. Children ages 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
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  • Outdoor Storytime
    Multiple Dates
    Sep 21, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
    Haley Park, 201 S Main St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA
    Join Paula at Haley Park for a special outdoor storytime. Should inclement weather conditions arise or be anticipated, the event will be canceled. Open to all ages, but geared towards children 2-6 years of age.
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  • BYOB (Bring your own book)
    Sep 21, 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM
    Zoom
    Talk with librarians over the lunch hour about what you are reading. Let's talk authors, themes, plots. Join us on Zoom.
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  • Chess Club
    Multiple Dates
    Sep 21, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Ottawa Library (Reference), 105 S Hickory St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA
    Join us for a friendly game of chess, or two on Tuesdays and Thursdays. All ages and experience levels are welcome to join. Children 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
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  • Brown Bag Books
    Multiple Dates
    Sep 22, 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM
    Ottawa Library (Meeting Room), 105 S Hickory St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA
    A group that meets twice a month at noon on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday to talk about what they are reading at the time.
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  • Toddler Time
    Multiple Dates
    Sep 23, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
    Ottawa Library (Activity Room), 105 S Hickory St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA
    Storytime recommended for ages birth to 3 years old. We will enjoy stories, interactive songs, finger plays and more. Will be held in the Children's Activity Room which has a max capacity of 15 participants (including parents and siblings).
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  • Chicks with Sticks
    Multiple Dates
    Sep 23, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Ottawa Library (Circulation), 105 S Hickory St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA
    Join this wonderful group of sewing, textile, and fiber artists. It's fun and informal. Bring a sewing/textile/fiber project to work on or share with the group.
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  • Library Homeschool Group
    Multiple Dates
    Sep 24, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    City Hall (Commission Chambers), 101 S Hickory St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA
    The Ottawa Library loves to partner with our families who homeschool. We call the group of children ages 6-12 years old the "middles." They are invited to hang out with Miss Paula in the Commission Chambers Fridays at 10a.m. We will play games, do crafts, problem solve, and socialize.
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  • Ladies' Night Out
    Oct 01, 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Legacy Square, 125 S Walnut St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA
    All Ladies (16 and over) are invited to participate in our Annual Ladies Night Out on October 1st from 1-7pm. Pick up your LNO Bag (while supplies last) at Legacy Square starting at 1pm on October 1st. Enjoy a scavenger hunt, refreshments, shopping, specials, and more.
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