Provincial State of Emergency: Impact to OPL Services

20/01/2021

OPL services have not been impacted by the provincial announcement on Tuesday, January 12. Curbside returns and holds pickup services will continue at open branches.

Hours of operation will remain the same for most branches. Greely, North Gower, and Richmond branches will shift their hours to close by 8 p.m., and all Bookmobile stops will close by 8 p.m.

For details about current services, please visit this page.

HOLDS: If you cannot pick up your hold on time, please cancel it in your online account or contact Infoservice before the pickup date. 

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Croisée des mots: a beautiful collection of authors!

06/01/2021

 

After a short break in December, Crossword Puzzle continues from January to May. Croisée des mots is a series of monthly intimate conferences (in French) presented by the Ottawa Public Library in collaboration with the Association des auteures et auteurs de l'Ontario français (AAOF). Join us to discover or rediscover Franco Ontario authors without leaving your living room!

 

Put the upcoming meetings on your calendar, so you don't miss any:

  • On January 13, come and meet the author and activist Monia Mazigh who will present Farida, her third novel.
  • On February 17, we welcome the author, screenwriter, and literary translator, Mishka Lavigne, to discuss her most recent play Copeaux, a poetic text of movement theater.
  • On March 17, meet Soufiane Chakkouche, journalist, screenwriter, and writer of Moroccan origin, who has just published his third novel Zahra.
  • On April 14, chat with poet Sonia-Sophie Courdeau who received the Trillium Poetry Prize for her first anthology. Her third publication, Ce qui reste sans contour, was released in February 2020.
  • On May 12, the author, entrepreneur, and entomologist Charles-Étienne Ferland will talk about Métamorphoses, his second post-apocalyptic novel.

 

On the program: a reading by the author of an excerpt from their book, followed by a discussion between the author and the moderator, and finally a Q&A session.

Each event starts at 6:00 pm, you can sign up to receive a link to attend the meeting via the Zoom platform or join us live on the AAOF Facebook page.

 

Croisée des mots virtuelle 2020-2021by ProgramDevelopment

L’Association des auteures et auteurs de l’Ontario français (AAOF) et la Bibliothèque publique d'Ottawa ont le plaisir de vous convier à Croisée des mots virtuelle. Une série de rencontres mensuelles avec des auteurs et auteures de l'Ontario français. Au programme : lecture, entrevue et discussions virtuelles avec le public!