UPDATE: Curbside services during the stay-at-home order– effective Apr. 8


Starting Thursday, April 8:

  • All our open branches will offer curbside returns and holds pick up.
  • Customers will no longer be permitted to enter the buildings.
  • The Bookmobile and Homebound Services will continue.
  • Hours of operation will remain the same.
  • Borrowed items can only be returned when branches are open.
  • Mask wearing outside in line remains 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