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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Holiday Traditions and Recipe Challenge


What are your favourite Holiday Traditions?

Check in front of the items once you’ve completed some of the traditions below!  


In the Kitchen

  • Appetizer 
  • Beverage on Christmas morning 
  • Breakfast on Christmas morning 
  • Cinnamon buns 
  • Gingerbread 
  • Macaroons 
  • Shortbread 
  • Sugar cookies 
  • Your favourite cookie 
  • Eggnog 
  • Festive dip 
  • Fruit cake 
  • Make a plate of treats for a neighbour 
  • Squares / Bars 
  • Tourtière 
  • Figgy Pudding 
  • Yule Log

Holiday Traditions

  • Hand write or digitize your favourite holiday recipes 
  • Record your favourite holiday memory 
  • Sing Christmas carols 
  • Make a donation 
  • Design a virtual card to e-mail your holiday wishes to friends 
  • Update your address book 

Stories & Movies

  • Watch “Rudolph” 
  • Watch “Charlie Brown Christmas” 
  • Read “A Christmas Story” 
  • Watch “Elf” 
  • Watch “It’s a Wonderful Life” 
  • Watch and sing along with “Frosty the Snowman” 


2021 Holiday Extravaganza : Recipe Challenge

What if….you were hosting this year?  

Plan YOUR perfect holiday menu.   

Copy down the recipes.  

Make fancy recipe cards.  

Make lists. 

It will be such an organized meal next year and you will be ready.   

Don’t leave out any of your favourites! 


I’m rocking this list

Ho ho ho