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  • New Curbside Returns and Holds Pick Up Service begins in June


    OPL will offer a new Curbside Returns and Holds Pick Up service at six branch locations: Main, Nepean Centrepointe, Cumberland, Beaverbrook, Greenboro, Ruth E. Dickson, during new hours of operation.

    • On Monday, June 8, these locations will begin accepting returns; and,
    • On Monday, June 15, holds pick up by appointment will start.

    Find the details of this new curbside service here.

    All OPL branches and Bookmobile stops remain closed to the public.

    • Due dates for currently checked out materials have been extended and late fees suspended.
    • All book drops remain closed.

    For information about Library cards, virtual programs, and more, contact  InfoService by phone or email
    from Monday to Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm.

Computer Programming books for kids


Summer vacation is coming soon, and a lot of kids like to play games. Below are three books that will show you how to use computer programming to create your own games or applications that you can share with your friends. Eureka!


Image: Python for Kids

Python for Kids

A Playful Introduction to Programming
By Briggs, Jason R.
Image: Hello World!

Hello World!

Computer Programming for Kids and Other Beginners
By Sande, Warren
Image: Super Scratch Programming Adventure!

Super Scratch Programming Adventure!

Learn to Program by Making Cool Games!
By Lead Project (COR)