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Monday, March 5, 2018

Ottawa – Starting this week, teens have an additional reason to storyboard their bookish ideas and translate their creative visions and voices into video.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

March is the Mois de la francophonie, and the Ottawa Public Library is celebrating Canada’s French language and culture with a host of activities. Visit the library and join in!

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Ottawa – The TVOKids Book Tour, supported by TD Bank, will return to the Nepean Centrepointe branch of the Ottawa Public Library on Monday, March 12 at 10:00 a.m. for an exciting program of crafts, reading, and discovery.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Ottawa – March Break is just around the corner and the Ottawa Public Library is offering free, fun, and educational programs, in branches throughout the city, from M

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Ottawa – The Ottawa Public Library’s (OPL) ‘à la carte’ Food Literacy Project won the Minister’s Award for Innovation in the Large Library Category a

Monday, January 29, 2018

Ottawa – The Ottawa Public Library (OPL) would like to convey its condolences to the family of Royal Galipeau.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Ottawa – Throughout February, the Ottawa Public Library (OPL) will be offering a range of programs and events to celebrate Black History Month.

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Ottawa –The Ottawa Public Library (OPL) is proud to present the i

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Ottawa – The St-Laurent branch (515 Côté Street) of the Ottawa Public Library will be closed from Monday, Ja

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Ottawa – City Council approved the Ottawa Public Library (OPL) 2018 operating and capital budget on December 13, 2017.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Ottawa –   Calling all young and creative Ottawans — starting December 1, you are invited to compose a poem, short story, or comic for the Ottawa Public Library’s

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

OTTAWA -- On Monday, December 4, Tim Tierney, Chair of the Ottawa Public Library Board and Councillor for B

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Musical Instrument Lending Library program expands to Ottawa Public Library

Monday, November 6, 2017


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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,