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Online for you! In this period of social distancing, Ottawa Public Library offers you content for leisure and learning…at the tip of your fingertips. Isolation does not equal boredom – and we can help you answer the question: What can I do today? Creative activities, wellness tips, literary and cultural gems, learning tools, and much more – we’ve got lots to inspire, encourage, and entertain you during this period of social distancing. Discover OPL’s amazing online content that will help you make the most of this time out.

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  • cycling

    Joignez-vous à Denise d'EnviroCentre pour cet atelier.

    Cet atelier sera animé par un cycliste chevronné, qui donnera aux participants des conseils...

    Tuesday Jun 8, 2021 at 12:00pm

  • headshot and book cover

    Join us for a conversation between Ellen Chang-Richardson, the founder of Little Birds Poetry and the co-founder of Riverbed Reading Series, and Jen Sookfong Lee...


    Monday May 17, 2021 at 8:00pm

  • family by a campfire

    Thinking about a camping vacation this year? Never tried it before? From trip planning to camp cooking to equipment lists and campfire building, Parks Canada's...


    Tuesday Jun 1, 2021 at 7:00pm

  • family by a campfire

    New to camping?  Wondering what you will do while you're camping?  Among the many activities to do while camping, observing the flora and fauna is...


    Tuesday Jun 8, 2021 at 7:00pm

  • family by a campfire

    So you'd like to go camping this year, but your children are far younger than the ones in the picture? Yes, you can camp with...


    Tuesday Jun 15, 2021 at 7:00pm

  • une famille en camping

    De la planification de voyage à la cuisine en plein air en passant par la liste d’équipement et la construction du feu de camp, cet...

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    Tuesday Jun 22, 2021 at 7:00pm