Events

  • 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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  • Read & Feed
    Multiple Dates
    Oct 25, 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. ​The meal can be enjoyed here at the library or taken home. Children must be present the first time you attend. No registration required, no paperwork needed.
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  • Scrabble Club
    Multiple Dates
    Oct 25, 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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  • Page Turners Book Club
    Oct 25, 7:00 PM
    Ottawa Library (Meeting Room), 105 S Hickory St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA
    We are an open-minded group that reads from a variety of genre, which sometimes pushes us into new areas of literature that we normally would not venture into. Our discussions are informal. This month's book is Miss Benson's Beetle by Rachel Joyce.
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  • Bring Your Own Book Virtual Discussion
    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
    Oct 26, 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
    Oct 27, 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
    Oct 28, 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
    Oct 28, 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
    Oct 29, 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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  • Storytime
    Multiple Dates
    Oct 29, 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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  • Pop Art Your Pet
    Multiple Dates
    Nov 11, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Ottawa Library (Activity Room), 105 S Hickory St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA
    Capture the true essence of your pet's personality with a unique portrait designed by you. Let everyone know how much you love your pet with the perfect minimalist pet portrait.
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