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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Ottawa – The Ottawa Public Library will be taking part in the next Big Library Read program -- starting today until March 30 -- on a device near you!

Monday, March 13, 2017

Ottawa – The Blackburn Hamlet branch of the Ottawa Public Library will be closed Thursday, March 23, for improvements. It will reopen Friday, March 24.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

This March Break, the Ottawa Public Library, in partnership with Ottawa Public Health, will be hosting two week-long Minecraft workshops for teens! During these workshops teens will be challenged to reimagine their community and promote a healthier lifestyle for everyone in Ottawa.

Friday, March 3, 2017

Ottawa –  The Ottawa Public Library (OPL) is thrilled to be launching its annual Teen Tech Week (TTW) Video Contest next week!

Thursday, March 2, 2017

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

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!

Friday, February 10, 2017

OTTAWA – OPL/BPO Canada 150 in partnership with Amnesty International presents: Last Chance, a National Film Board feature documentary which tells the story of five asylum seekers fleeing homophobic violence in their native countries, and the hu

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

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

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.

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.