UPDATE: Curbside services during the stay-at-home order– effective Apr. 8


Starting Thursday, April 8:

  • All our open branches will offer curbside returns and holds pick up.
  • Customers will no longer be permitted to enter the buildings.
  • The Bookmobile and Homebound Services will continue.
  • Hours of operation will remain the same.
  • Borrowed items can only be returned when branches are open.
  • Mask wearing outside in line remains mandatory.

For more details, go to the OPL blog.

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CBC's All in a Day Book Panel


All In a Day's monthly book panel this past Tuesday featured some more great picks for reading on a summer day. OPL's Ann Archer and Sean Wilson of the Ottawa International Writers Festival highlighted titles for a wide range of interests including a suspense thriller about modern parenting, an intimate look at what happens to a family in the aftermath of tragedy, a historical novel of small town life in Saskatchewan and a graphic novel about two Aboriginal brothers trying to overcome generations of trauma to move forward in their lives after incarceration.  

Ann's Picks

Harmless by James Grainger

A Beauty by Connie Gault

Sean's Picks

The Road to Atlantis by Leo Brent Robillard

The Outside Circle by Patti LaBoucane-Benson


If you missed the discussion on Tuesday you can still listen to the podcast online at the following link: CBC All in a Day Book Panel.

Image: Harmless


By Grainger, James
Image: A Beauty

A Beauty

A Novel
By Gault, Connie
Image: Road to Atlantis

Road to Atlantis

By Robillard, Leo Brent
Image: The Outside Circle

The Outside Circle

By LaBoucane-Benson, Patti