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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Ottawa – All 33 branches of the Ottawa Public Library (OPL) will not open until 1:30 p.m. on Friday, October 21 due to an annual meeting of OPL employees.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

OTTAWA, September 28, 2016 – The Ottawa Public Library (OPL) is excited to announce its special programming for October in celebration of Library Month.

Monday, September 26, 2016

OTTAWA, September 26, 2016 – A new colourful six-paneled art mural created by local students has been installed on the southwest-facing exterior wall of the Carlingwood branch of the Ottawa Public Library.

Monday, September 26, 2016

Ottawa – The Ottawa Public Library (OPL) will be hosting several award-winning authors and holding writing workshops this fall as part of its Author Visits programming:

Friday, September 23, 2016

Ottawa –The Ottawa Public Library (OPL) will be hosting the 9th edition of its Speaker Series during BDC Small Business Week™.  A presentation by an industry expert will take place daily, from October 17-20.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Ottawa – The Main branch of the Ottawa Public Library is partnering with the Ottawa Fringe to host the innovative and interactive play How iRan: Three Plays for iPod which tells the story of three newcomers to Canada whose lives intersect over thirty years.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Ottawa – The Ottawa Public Library will be celebrating Culture Days from Friday, September 30 to Sunday, October 2, in its branches with several programs and events.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Ottawa, September 20, 2016 - The Carlingwood branch of the Ottawa Public Library (OPL) is celebrating its 50th anniversary already!

Monday, September 12, 2016

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

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Ottawa – The regular public entrance at the Centennial branch of the Ottawa Public Library will not be available from Monday, September 12 to November (date TBC), while improvements are being made.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Ottawa – The Ottawa Public Library (OPL) will be hosting several authors this fall as part of its Author Visits programming:

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Ottawa – The Manotick branch of the Ottawa Public Library will be closed from Monday, September 19 to Thursday, September 29, inclusive, for improvements. It will reopen on Friday, September 30. 

Monday, August 22, 2016

Ottawa – The elevator at the Sunnyside branch of the Ottawa Public Library will be out-of-service starting September 6 until October 16, inclusive. The elevator is being replaced as part of the City of Ottawa’s building assets lifecycle renewal and replacement program.

Friday, August 12, 2016

Ottawa- The second closure of the Manotick branch for improvements, set from August 21 to September 1, has been delayed. The closure is now tentatively scheduled for later in September, and the dates will be confirmed in the following weeks.

 

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Ottawa – The Manotick branch of the Ottawa Public Library will be closed from Sunday, August 21 to Thursday, September 1, inclusive, for improvements. 

Monday, July 25, 2016

Ottawa – Back in June, we launched our annual TD Summer Reading Club (TDSRC) for kids, and WOW! 14,344 kids have registered so far - 2000+ more than last year at this time. Participants have read more than 63,000 books - 25 000+ more than last year at this time!

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Ottawa – As part of its “à la carte” food literacy project, the Ottawa Public Library’s mini Bookmobile will be at the North Gower Farmers’ Market on Saturday, July 16, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

 

The Ottawa Public Library (OPL) today released the list of candidate sites to be evaluated in the search for the best possible location for the new flagship Central Library.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Ottawa – It’s baseball season, and the Ottawa Public Library is getting into the spirit with the Ottawa Champions!

On Saturday, July 16, the Ottawa Public Library will be hosting two Ottawa Champions players as guest readers for a special storytime: