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

    29/05/2020

    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.

International Women’s Day, March 8, 2018

Logo de la Journée internationale des femmes
07/03/2018

Maya Angelou, in 1978, wrote her famous poem, Phenomenal WomanThe stanza of this poem is:

“I say,

It’s in the click of my heels,  

The bend of my hair,  

the palm of my hand,  

The need for my care.  

’Cause I’m a woman

Phenomenally.

Phenomenal woman,

That’s me”

This international women’s day, let’s reflect upon all the phenomenal women in our lives.  Let’s reflect upon the state of gender equality, contemporary feminism, and all the incredible advances that women have made.  Let’s celebrate women of the past and women of the present, recognize how far we have come, and reflect on far we have to go.

Here is a list of some writing by and from some phenomenal women. Please share any favorites you may have in the comments sectional below.

Happy International Women’s Day!

International Women's Day, March 8by charmaine_library

Celebrate International Women's Day with some writing from and about some 'phenomenal women' #phenomenal women #international women's day #fiction #non-fiction

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Agnes Varda has recently died. Would it be possible for the OPL to show some of her films? I am willing to volunteer and help out. Thank you for you consideration.

Agnes Varda has recently died. Would it be possible for the OPL to show some of her films? I am willing to volunteer and help out. Thank you for you consideration.