European Book Club – Sweden

Ottawa Public Library - Sunnyside Branch 1049 Bank Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Join us for the ultimate armchair travel around Europe. The European Book Club is offered in partnership with European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) in Ottawa to promote contemporary European authors and their works. A book title from an EU country is selected for discussion each month. Author Viveca Sten will be in attendance.

Free

Keeping Password Safe

Ottawa Public Library - Sunnyside Branch 1049 Bank Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada

We are told: don't write down passwords; don't reuse passwords; make passwords long and complex. Chris Taylor, President of the Ottawa PC Users' Group will show how to use free software that stores all your usernames and passwords along with related information and protects them with a single, very strong password. Don't let your online...

Free

End of Life Options (including MAiD) Workshop

Ottawa Public Library - Sunnyside Branch 1049 Bank Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada

To educate people about the options available to mitigate or end suffering at life's end, including: palliative care, treatment options, and Medical Assistance In Dying (MAiD). The workshop includes the current legislation on MAiD, the process for applying in Ontario and explanation of the experience by a loved one.  Registration is required as space is limited.

Free

Seed Exchange

Ottawa Public Library - Sunnyside Branch 1049 Bank Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Take some seeds… bring some seeds!  A sustainable way to grow your garden and chat with other gardeners in the community.

Free

Phil Jenkins – Passage to Ottawa: How Immigration has Shaped our City’s Cultural Mosaic

Ottawa Public Library - Sunnyside Branch 1049 Bank Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Join Phil Jenkins, a celebrated historian, author, columnist, lecturer, and multifaceted musician and songwriter, as he delves into the profound impact of immigration on our city's rich history. Registration required.

Free

Naloxone Information Workshop

Ottawa Public Library - Sunnyside Branch 1049 Bank Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Join Ottawa Public Health nurses for this 30-minute virtual information and training session on how to identify and respond to an overdose, including how to administer Naloxone, followed by a 15-minute Q&A. Information on how to obtain a free kit will be provided as part of this presentation.  This is a hybrid program.  The presenter...

Free

Phil Jenkins – Passage to Ottawa: How Immigration has Shaped our City’s Cultural Mosaic

Ottawa Public Library - Sunnyside Branch 1049 Bank Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Join Phil Jenkins, a celebrated historian, author, columnist, lecturer, and multifaceted musician and songwriter, as he delves into the profound impact of immigration on our city's rich history. Registration required.

Free

Phil Jenkins – Passage to Ottawa: How Immigration has Shaped our City’s Cultural Mosaic

Ottawa Public Library - Sunnyside Branch 1049 Bank Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Join Phil Jenkins, a celebrated historian, author, columnist, lecturer, and multifaceted musician and songwriter, as he delves into the profound impact of immigration on our city's rich history. Registration required.

Free

Gut Health & Kombucha Making Workshop

Ottawa Public Library - Sunnyside Branch 1049 Bank Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Join plant-based chef and registered holistic nutritionist Amy Longard and kombucha brewer/creator of Culture Kombucha Wentsi Yeung for an interesting and informative workshop on gut health. You'll learn about the microbiome, which foods to focus on and which foods to avoid to avoid to support a healthy gut, watch a live demonstration on how to...

Free

Unveiling Women’s Overlooked Contributions to the Atomic Bomb

Ottawa Public Library - Sunnyside Branch 1049 Bank Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Science Café : Women in the Manhattan Project played pivotal roles beyond mere background figures. Explore their untold impact on the development of the atomic bomb. Join Dr. Bourgouin to examine the historical narratives. Registration.

Free

Evidence Matters: Putting evidence at the heart of everyday life

Ottawa Public Library - Sunnyside Branch 1049 Bank Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada

How do we know what evidence is reliable when there is so much misinformation out there, or where to look when no evidence is provided? Evidence for Democracy hosts a conversation on how to better understand and engage with evidence, and why this is important for a healthy democracy.