Your health is affected by the environment. After I picking up Jessica Alba's The Honest Life, I found myself realizing that there are so many things we use that could be harmful to... more
Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928) was one of eleven children born to parents William and Margaret, in Glasgow, Scotland. His father was a police superintendent, and his mother... more
On Wednesday, March 19th, the Cumberland branch held an art vernissage for the Artists Anonymous club at St. Peter High School. The art club is the branch’s latest local teen art exhibit in... more
Earth Day is on April 22! Kermit said it’s not easy being green, but I beg to differ! There are lots of resources available to help you learn to do your part!
Why are Special Picture Books so special? Find out the answer by checking out this wonderful collection at Stittsville Branch. These books look like picture books, but are meant to be read by... more
Ah, Rainbow Rowell needs to write more books! Eleanor and Park and Fangirl were some of the best books I've read this year so far. I'm going to try her adult read Attachments next. Each of her books... more
Hope everyone has big plans for the long weekend, even if it is just reading a book! A book I’m extremely excited to share with you all is Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell (Also available in... more
Construction continues to progress on all aspects of the Beaverbrook Branch expansion. Outside, installation of the Synstone exterior cladding system has commenced. The interiors are taking on... more
OPL's ‘Poetry on spines / Poésie sur dos’ ran April 7-11 to celebrate National Poetry Month in April. Participants aligned book spines in a creative way to make ‘poetry’ with select words, took a... more
These signs are mounted on the exterior of the room, and yes, the gears do turn!