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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Ottawa –The Ottawa Public Library (OPL) is delighted to present the Law at the Library series coming to you this fall! This program series is brought to you by a partnership with the Ontario Bar Association.

Monday, September 18, 2017

Ottawa – The Centennial branch of the Ottawa Public Library (OPL) is celebrating its 50th anniversary!

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Ottawa –The Ottawa Public Library (OPL) will host a series of programs during this year’s Science Literacy Week, a nationwide celebration of science in Canada from September 18 to 24.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Ottawa-The Ottawa Public Library (OPL) will be honouring Grace Thompson with a commemorative naming of the meeting room in the Stittsville branch in recognition of her historical significance to the community. 

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Ottawa – The North Gloucester branch of the Ottawa Public Library will be closed over two periods this fall for improvements. The first closure is from Monday, October 2 to Thursday, October 12, inclusive. The branch will reopen on Friday, October 13.

Friday, September 1, 2017

On Tuesday, September 19, the Ottawa Public Library is storytelling through food by presenting the à la carte Food Film Festival, part of its food literacy project and Canada 150 programmi

Thursday, August 17, 2017

OTTAWA – As part of Ottawa Capital Pride celebrations, OPL will be hosting a Drag Queen Family Storytime with Drag Queen China Doll & Drag King Master Cameron Eric Leon at the Main Branch (120 Metcalfe St.) on Saturday, August 26, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Ottawa – The adult Non Fiction collection at the Alta Vista branch of the Ottawa Public Library will be unavailable from Friday, August 18 to Monday, September 18, inclusive, while shelving is being replaced.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Ottawa – Back in June, we launched our annual TD Summer Reading Club (TDSRC) for kids, and WOW! 18,455 kids have registered so far.

Monday, July 10, 2017

Ottawa – The Ottawa Public Library (OPL) will be hosting the Digital Bookmobile National Tour on Saturday July 22, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Friday, June 30, 2017

Ottawa - This July, the Ottawa Public Library is hosting the Rag & Bone Puppet Theatre to bring your favorite Canadian songs and stories to life on the occasion of  Canada’s 150th birthday!

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Ottawa – To mark Canada’s 150th anniversary and continue our year-long celebration of storytelling, the Ottawa Public Library is hosting a Dominion Day Strawberry Social at the Nepean Centrepointe branch, 101 Centrepointe Drive, on Saturday, July 8 from 12:00 –

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Ottawa – The Ottawa Public Library’s (OPL) Bookmobile will be piloting changes to its routes and schedule starting July 3, 2017.

The changes include:

o   The addition of pilot stops at

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Ottawa – It’s that time of the year again! Summer is almost here, school is almost out, and the free, summer reading fun is about to begin!  The Ottawa Public Library (OPL) invites all kids 12 years old and under to participate in the TD Summer Reading Club (TDSRC).

Monday, June 12, 2017

Ottawa – From June 19 to October 19, the Ottawa Public Library is offering card-free WiFi in all of its 33 branches and Bookmobile.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Ottawa To celebrate National Aboriginal History Month, and as part of our Canada 150 programming, the Ottawa Public Library (OPL) is hosting an online Indigenous Book Club all month, and inviting readers to jo

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Ottawa – The Sunnyside branch of the Ottawa Public Library will be closed from Monday, June 19 to Wednesday, June 28, inclusive. The branch will reopen on Thursday, June 29.

Monday, May 29, 2017

Ottawa – The Ottawa Public Library (OPL), in partnership with the Association canadienne-française de l’Ontario (ACFO), invites French-speaking fans of stand-up comedy to come out to the Shenkman Arts Centre’s Richcraft Theatre on Tuesday, June 13 at 7 p.m. for a

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.