• Family Day

    All branches will be closed on Monday, February 18 for Family Day


    Customers will not have access to their OPL accounts or the catalogue for approximately four hours starting at 9 pm. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Photo of music editing station, with music keyboard, Mac Pro, monitor and accessories.
Ruth E. Dickinson

A workstation for creating and editing MIDI music including a keyboard, headphones and a Mac Pro with editing software. Please checkout the computer keyboard and headphones before your booking. 


The Canon EOS Rebel T6i Camera is an easy to use camera that lets you take high quality photographs. It comes with a 18-55 mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens and an external flash.

2-hour loan, must remain in branch

Check availability
Nepean Centrepointe

ProJet 1500 3D Printers are typically used to create hobby objects, replacements for broken items and can be used for the rapid prototyping of inventions.

To print an object using the ProJet 1500, jobs are submitted to the Imagine Space team and printed overnight. 

Nepean Centrepointe

Arduino micro-controllers are small yet powerful micro-controllers can be programmed to run anything from robots to household automated devices. They’re fantastic for learning programming and electronics.

7-day loans, not holdable

Check availability


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Book cover of hey Call Me George: The Untold Story of Black Train Porters and the Birth of Modern Canada

Library and Archives Canada - Pellan Room

Tuesday Feb 19, 2019 at 7:30pm

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Book Cover: Ladies, upstairs! My life in Politicas and After by Monique Bégin

Library and Archives Canada - Pellan Room

Thursday Feb 21, 2019 at 7:00pm

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Monday Feb 25, 2019 at 7:00pm

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Black History month logo


Wednesday Feb 27, 2019 at 7:00pm

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Blackburn Hamlet

Thursday Mar 7, 2019 at 6:30pm / until Mar 28, 2019

Emerald Plaza

Monday Feb 18, 2019 at 10:30am / until Mar 04, 2019

Urban Legends Logo


Monday Feb 18, 2019 at 5:00pm / until Jun 24, 2019


Monday Feb 18, 2019 at 6:30pm / until Jan 20, 2020