Events

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LEGO Building
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.
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Urban Bucket Brigade Boot Camp
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.
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Book Discussion: Shadow Divers
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.
  • Jun 27, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Ottawa Library (Activity Room), 105 S Hickory St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA
    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.
  • Jun 27, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    Friends of the Ottawa Library Bookstore, 209 E 2nd St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA
    Come see us at the bookstore! Our prices are ridiculously low! All funds raised support YOUR library! The Friends of the Ottawa Library Bookstore is open Mondays from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM and the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM.
  • Jun 27, 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Ottawa Library (Activity Room), 105 S Hickory St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA
    Free meal for ages birth- 18. Meals may be eaten at the library or taken home. Children must be present for the initial visit then parents can receive a card allowing them to pick up future meals alone.
  • Jun 27, 6:00 PM – Jun 28, 6:00 PM
    Ottawa Library (Study Session Room), 105 S Hickory St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA
    Board meetings are generally held on the fourth Monday of each month at 6:00 PM, subject to change based on holidays and severe weather. These meetings are open to the public, staff, and press. Me ...
  • Jun 28, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
    Ottawa Library (Activity Room), 105 S Hickory St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA
    Miss Paula will read some amazing books and lead everyone in some fun, interactive songs, stories, and games. Recommended for ages 3 - 6, but all ages are welcome. Held in the Children's Activity Room at the Ottawa Library.
  • Jun 28, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM
    Ottawa Library (Commission Chamber), 105 S Hickory St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA
    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.
  • Jun 28, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Ottawa Library (Reference), 105 S Hickory St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA
    Looking to improve your memory and concentration? Wanting to practice logical thinking skills? Make the smart move and join us for a few games of Chess.
  • Jun 28, 7:00 PM
    Ottawa Library (Meeting Room), 105 S Hickory St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA
    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.
  • Jun 29, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    ORC Goppert Building, 705 W 15th St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA
    𝙆𝙞𝙙𝙨 𝙋𝙧𝙤𝙜𝙧𝙖𝙢 (𝘽𝙞𝙧𝙩𝙝 - 6) Join the Ottawa Library at the Goppert Building to build, play, run and burn off energy with your little ones! We will use the imagination playground in the box and other toys in the gym. Parent supervision and interaction are required.
  • Jun 29, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    Ottawa Library (Commission Chambers), 105 S Hickory St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA
    Explore science and engineering while stimulating creativity and teamwork by building and testing small devices that draw, grab things, move, and more. Open to children 8-12 years old. Registration required.
  • Jun 30, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
    Ottawa Library (Activity Room), 105 S Hickory St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA
    Storytime is recommended for children birth to 3 years old. We will enjoy stories, interactive songs, finger plays, and more. Will be held in the Children's Activity Room at the Ottawa Library.
  • Jun 30, 4:00 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.
  • Jul 06, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Ottawa Library (The Cave), 105 S Hickory St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA
    Ages 12-18 join us in the Cave for snacks and a craft. Today we will be creating a wall hanging. No previous experience or skill is required. Come learn and leave with supplies to continue to create.
  • Jul 07, 2:00 PM
    Ottawa Memorial Auditorium, 301 S Hickory St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA
    𝙋𝙧𝙤𝙜𝙧𝙖𝙢 𝙛𝙤𝙧 𝘼𝙡𝙡 𝘼𝙜𝙚𝙨 Come view the amazing feats of skill performed by KC, MO's own Martika Daniels.
  • Jul 08, 2:00 PM
    Ottawa Library, 105 S Hickory St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA
    𝘼𝙙𝙪𝙡𝙩 𝙋𝙧𝙤𝙜𝙧𝙖𝙢 Join us for an evening of creating sea salt scrubs and sugar scrubs. These natural ingredient skin care products will help exfoliate, hydrate, and refresh your skin. We have everything needed to make scrubs and go home with recipes and knowledge of how to make more.
  • Jul 09, 10:00 AM
    Ottawa Library, 105 S Hickory St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA
    𝘼𝙙𝙪𝙡𝙩 𝙋𝙧𝙤𝙜𝙧𝙖𝙢 Amanda Groleau, Frontier District Extension Horticulture Agent will teach us which plants thrive in a rain garden, and have examples from "Wet Lillies" garden shop. We will learn how to go about constructing one.
  • Jul 12, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Ottawa Library, 105 S Hickory St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA
    𝙏𝙚𝙚𝙣 𝙋𝙧𝙤𝙜𝙧𝙖𝙢 (12-18) Come and practice your cooking skills by making two different kinds of pizza -- pizza wraps and fruit pizza. Youth will make their own tortillas and practice their chopping skills as they add their choice of fruit and vegetable toppings.
  • Jul 14, 1:00 PM
    Ottawa Memorial Auditorium, 301 S Hickory St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA
    𝙋𝙧𝙤𝙜𝙧𝙖𝙢 𝙛𝙤𝙧 𝘼𝙡𝙡 𝘼𝙜𝙚𝙨 Make waves with Mad Science this summer as we explore the vast seas! Mad Science of KC makes learning fun through experiments and demonstrations that will entertain children of all ages!