All ages are welcome to come to build with the Library's collection of LEGO bricks. Held in the Children's Activity Room, ages 12-18 can build in the Cave. Children under the age of 9 years old must have adult supervision.
𝙆𝙞𝙙𝙨 𝙋𝙧𝙤𝙜𝙧𝙖𝙢 (7-12)
Using recycled buckets and a rhythm, youth will learn about the role of music in various cultures and how those cultures influence what you hear in the music of the streets today.
Urban Bucket Brigade Boot Camp
Read Shadow Divers by Robert Kurson. This is one of two Adult Summer Reading books that we will discuss this summer. A true tale of riveting adventure in which two-weekend scuba divers risk everything to solve a great historical mystery–and make history themselves.
All Week Summer Reading Continues Sign up or log your activity at OttawaLibrary.Beanstack.org. Art on Display Stop in and check out the art on our walls! Bryan Corbin's show "Our City" will be up through summer reading. Come in to see his painting and silver gelatin prints, and photography in and around Ottawa. 50% of all sales of his work benefit Children's Programming at Ottawa Library. Monday, June 20th, 2022 Library Hours: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM Lego Building Open to all ages
Before opening the impressive and now iconic Carnegie building, the library found its home among some half-a-dozen locations throughout Ottawa. The first location was nothing more than a single bookcase located in Clark Brothers' book store. A room was then rented over L. H. Holt's store with the members taking turns opening it two evenings in the week. While attending a meeting in the room over L. H. Holt's store, Mr. H. F. Sheldon, the mayor at the time, tendered the counci
Instantly borrow free digital movies, TV shows, music, eBooks, and more. Available 24/7 with your library card. What is Hoopla? Hoopla is a digital media service that offers audiobooks, eBooks, movies, music, and more. There is no need to place holds and there are no wait times. Patrons with an Ottawa Library card are limited to five (5) titles per month. How can I access Hoopla? Hoopla is available through all major internet browsers. Additionally, an app is available for iO
Continued from Building A Better Future Part I In addition to the $15,000 secured from Mr. Andrew Carnegie for the construction of a public library building, the City of Ottawa matched the donation with a site for construction and a commitment to devote 10% of the amount secured from Mr. Andrew Carnegie annually for maintenance. Prominent Kansas architect, Civil War Union veteran, and Ottawa resident, George P. Washburn was selected to design the building. Some of Washburn's