Website Maintenance: Saturday, July 31

29/07/2021

We will be performing maintenance to our systems. Access to your OPL account and search functions will be unavailable from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm Saturday, July 31. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Colonel By Day: August 2

29/07/2021

All Ottawa Public Library branches will be closed on Monday, August 2. Virtual services and loans can be accessed on our website. 

Temporary closure: Alta Vista

23/07/2021

Due to upgrades to the front entrance, the Alta Vista branch will be closed from July 26 to August 8. There will be no returns or holds pick-up during that time. Alta Vista branch will reopen August 9 at 10 am.   

Step 3: More services inside most open branches

29/07/2021

Browsing, public computers, newspapers and magazines are available inside most of our 31 open branches, with capacity limits for two-metre distancing. Up to 200 items can also be put on hold.

Starting July 26:

Mask-wearing remains mandatory inside, and outside in line. For more details, go to Current Branch Services.

You are here

Métis Culture and History

TDSRC Webcard Generale

Dive into métis culture and history through the performance of jigging with Brad Lafortune. This traditional danse of the Métis people is filled with influences of First Nations pow wow footsteps mixed with a taste of Irish dance. Through dances like the Red River Jig and the Orange Blossom Special, learn about the creation of the métis people and their distinct mixed culture. Ages 8 - 12.

Registrants will receive an additional email with the Zoom link ahead of the program. Click here for Summerland program FAQs.