UPDATE: Additional Services at OPL Branches – Starting Feb. 22


Starting Monday, February 22:

  • 25 of our 28 open branches will offer returns and holds pick up inside the branches, as well as browsing, and use of public computers.
  • Rosemount, Orléans, and Metcalfe branches will offer contactless returns and holds pick up inside the branches.
  • The Bookmobile will offer browsing of a small collection at all stops.
  • Hours of operation will remain the same.
  • Mask wearing inside the branches, and outside in line, remain mandatory.

For more details, go to the OPL blog.

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Celebrating Cultures in Our Community - Calligraphy!

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Have you ever wanted to learn the beautiful art of Chinese calligraphy? Join us for a demonstration of calligraphic skill and a chance to try it yourself! Presented by Yongzhong Qu, chairman of the Chinese Canadian Arts Council of Canada on Wednesday, June 17, 2015.  Veuillez noter que la séance sera présentée en anglais seulement, le mercredi 17 juin. Register at the link at the bottom of this post, by visiting your nearest library branch, or by contacting diversity@BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca or 613-580-2940. 


Calligraphyby Jordana_Library

Discover the beautiful art of calligraphy - from world traditions, to modern updates.


Great list!

Thanks for putting together this list.

Additional resources

Thank you for your comment! We also have some more audiovisual materials on calligraphy available, both in DVD and streaming video format: https://ottawa.bibliocommons.com/search?utf8=%E2%9C%93&t=smart&search_ca...|VIDEO_ONLINE

Hope to see you at the event, and please don't hesitate to contact us at diversity@biblioottawalibrary.ca with any questions.