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Monday, May 15, 2017

Ottawa – The Ottawa Public Library, in partnership the Ottawa International Writers Festival, is pleased to present an exciting author event as part of OPL’s à la carte food literacy project on Thursday, May 25 at 7 p.m.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Ottawa – As we roll into May, OPL’s celebration of Canada 150 turns to storytelling through theatre, cinema and popular media.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Ottawa – The Ottawa Public Library will once again be part of Ottawa Comiccon, at the EY Center from May 12 to 14. This will be the Library’s sixth year at the convention.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Ottawa – The Ottawa Public Library, in partnership with the comic book store Wizard’s Tower,  is pleased to welcome Canadian comic creators Meags Fitzgerald, Ryan North, and Josephine Rioux for an all-day event: Comics in

Friday, April 21, 2017

Ottawa – The Ottawa Public Library (OPL) now has a subscription to the New York Times (NYT) online. OPL customers can access any article published in the NYT from 1851 to 1922, and from 1981 to the present. 

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Ottawa – The Sunnyside branch of the Ottawa Public Library will be closed over two periods this spring and summer for improvements. The first closure is from Monday, May 8 to Thursday, May 18, inclusive. The branch will reopen on Friday, May 19.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Ottawa – The Ottawa Public Library 2016 Annual Report describes a year of customer-focused innovations and new research dedicated to better understand OPL’s impact on the communities it serves.

Monday, April 10, 2017

Ottawa –The Ottawa Public Library (OPL) will be hosting the 6th edition of the New Entrepreneurs of Ottawa Networking Event (NEON) on April 26, from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Ben Franklin Place.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Ottawa- Spring is almost here and the festivities for Canada150 continue at the Ottawa Public Library. Our theme for April is Storytelling through Poetry –whether through haiku, limerick, sonnet, or spoken word; we hope you get inspired!

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Ottawa Are you 50 years old or more? Do you have a story inside of you that you want to share? If so, join the Ottawa Public Library’s annual 50+ Short Story Contest. This year, the contest will be running from April 5 to May 31, 2017.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Ottawa – The Blackburn Hamlet branch of the Ottawa Public Library will be closed from Monday, April 24 to Thursday, May 4, inclusive. The branch will reopen on Friday, May 5.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Ottawa – And the winners are in! Young writers were honored yesterday on the main stage of Centrepointe Theatres at the 2017 awards ceremony for the Awesome Authors youth writing contest.

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.