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  • Contactless Returns and Holds Pickup Service at OPL

    30/07/2020

    OPL offers contactless returns and holds pickup service at select branches, during new hours of operation. 

    • RETURNS will be accepted only during hours of operation, no appointment necessary. Due dates for currently checked out materials have been extended and late fees suspended. 
       
    • HOLDS PICKUP: As of July 27, appointments are no longer needed to pick up holds, except at Rosemount (temporary location). You can pick up your available holds during opening hours at branches offering contactless service.    
       
    • Rosemount (temporary location) will offer curbside service starting Monday, July 27. Holds pickups are by appointment only at this location. 
       
    • UPDATE: Starting Monday, August 17, additional in-person services will be offered at select branches and new branch locations will reopen. Find out more.
       

    Masks are required to be worn inside Ottawa Public Library branches, as per the Temporary Mandatory Mask By-law. 
    For information about Library cards, virtual programs, and more, contact InfoService by phone or email. 

     

Prix littéraire Trillium

18/06/2020

Congratulations to the winners of the Trillium Book Award Téa Mutonji, Roxanna Bennett, Paul Ruban, and Véronique Sylvain.

The Trillium Book Award began in 1987 for anglophone writers from Ontario and their publishers, and since 1994 for francophone writers. The winners receive $10,000, as well as $2000 for their publisher.

For more information on the prize, visit the following website: http://www.ontariocreates.ca/book/trillium_book_award.htm

Image: Crevaison en corbillard

Crevaison en corbillard

nouvelles
By Ruban, Paul
Image: Crevaison en corbillard

Crevaison en corbillard

nouvelles
By Ruban, Paul
Image: Shut Up, You're Pretty

Shut Up, You're Pretty

Stories
By Mutonji, Téa
Image: Shut Up, You're Pretty

Shut Up, You're Pretty

Stories
By Mutonji, Téa
Image: Premier quart

Premier quart

poésie
By Sylvain, Véronique
Image: Unmeaningable

Unmeaningable

By Bennett, Roxanna