Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Musical Instrument Lending Library program expands to Ottawa Public Library

Monday, November 6, 2017


For immidiate release

November 6 2017


Thursday, November 2, 2017

OTTAWA- On Saturday, November 25, the Ottawa Public Library is hitchhiking through Canadian history by presenting two storytelling events that celebrate the Alaska Highway’s 75th anniversary.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Ottawa – The St-Laurent branch (515 Côté Street) of the Ottawa Public Library will be closed over two periods this fall and coming winter fo

Friday, October 20, 2017

As part of our yearlong celebration of Storytelling for Canada 150, OPL presents an evening with two local authors: Our Soldiers’ Stories, taking place on Thursday, November 9 at

Friday, October 6, 2017

Ottawa – As part of OPL’s yearlong celebration of storytelling and in line with the theme for October: Storytelling through Novels and Short Stories,

Monday, October 2, 2017

Ottawa – October is Library Month, and the Ottawa Public Library is starting a conversation across Canada about special #LibraryMoments. All month, the OPL is inviting people to share their stories, memories, or anecdotes about how the Library has been a part of their life.

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.