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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

NEWS RELEASE

For immediate release

 

Starting today, OPL pioneers Express eBooks 

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Ottawa – The Ottawa Public Library (OPL) has launched an innovative digital storytelling web app bringing together library resources, programs and community stories linked to food and nutriti

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Ottawa – On Saturday, February 25, OPL-BPO Canada 150 presents The Door You Came In, an extraordinary performance of spoken word and song.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Ottawa – It’s almost here! March Break, from March 13 to 17, is just around the corner, and the Ottawa Public Library is offering fun, educational, and free programs throughout the city for children ages 4 to 12!

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Ottawa – The Blackburn Hamlet branch of the Ottawa Public Library will be closed over two periods this winter and spring for improvements.The first closure is from Monday, February 27 to Thursday, March 9, inclusive. It will reopen Friday, March 10.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Decision advances municipal-federal collaboration on joint facility

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Winterlude is here! From February 3 to 20, Winterlude festivities will be taking over the Ottawa-Gatineau region. Join the Ottawa Public Library’s Bookmobile every Sunday of Winterlude at the Marion Dewar Plaza (in front of City Hall), from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Ottawa – The Ottawa Public Library is joining the festivities to mark Canada’s 150th anniversary by celebrating the art of Storytelling throughout the year.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Ottawa City Council to make final decisions on February 8

Monday, January 30, 2017

Ottawa As part of its food literacy project à la carte, the Ottawa Public Library is hosting Chef Bruce Wood for three delicious Cooking Essentials workshops

Friday, January 27, 2017

Ottawa – The Ottawa Public Library (OPL) is pleased to announce two new additional online resources this winter.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Ottawa – The Ottawa Public Library (OPL) is celebrating a record-breaking number of checkouts in 2016 for eBooks (820,826) and audiobooks (201,824), totalling 1,022,650!

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Ottawa – Young writers of Ottawa! The Ottawa Public Library’s Awesome Authors youth writing contest is underway, and we have several workshops to help you create your poem, short story, or comic.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Ottawa – It’s 2017 and the Ottawa Public Library is joining the festivities to mark Canada’s 150th anniversary by celebrating the art of STORYTELLING throughout the year.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

 

Ottawa – City Council approved the Ottawa Public Library (OPL) 2017 operating and capital budget on December 14, 2016. The complete budget envelope is $47.235 million, which includes funding for both operating and capital expenses. 

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Ottawa – ‘Tis the season for too much …everything! Counter the holiday season’s excesses‒both food-related and budgetary‒by attending the Ottawa Public Library’s Healthy Eating on a Budget program on Thursday, December 8, 6 p.m.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Ottawa –  On your mark, get set, write: starting December 1, young Ottawans are invited to create a poem, a short story, or a comic for the Ottawa Public Library’s Awesome Authors youth writing contest!  Are you between the age of 9 and 17 and have things to say?

Friday, November 25, 2016

Ottawa – The adult collection at the Hazeldean branch of the Ottawa Public Library will be unavailable from Wednesday, November 30 to Saturday, December 3, inclusive, while new shelving is being installed.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Ottawa- Starting January 2017, the Ottawa Public Library (OPL) will mark Canada’s 150th anniversary with a year-long celebration of Storytelling.