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    Visit our Hours and Locations page for our current branch hours and our Bookmobile page for the current Bookmobile schedule.

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Un programme pour les jeunes de 13 à 18 ans.


Grâce à ce...

En ligne

Wednesday Oct 21, 2020 at 4:00pm / until Dec 16, 2020

Online on OPL's YouTube from October 5th through October 29th


Enjoy an animated comic by Ottawa’s Company of Fools entitled Love From Afar. This...

Various dates and times.

Do you want to make your writing more effective?  Fictional technique is important for bringing your memoir or story to life for readers.  Join Moira...


Saturday Oct 24, 2020 at 10:00am

Join Chef Bruce Wood to watch his demo of a delicious vegetarian dish. Roasted with a number of other roots, cider and honey, the parsnips...


Wednesday Oct 21, 2020 at 12:30pm

A complete D&D mini-adventure played over two sessions for teens 13-18. Players will play through a complete adventure with pre-generated characters over the course of...

Tuesday Oct 27, 2020 at 4:00pm / until Nov 03, 2020

La cuisine de Chef Dongué est sublimée par la subtile fusion de l’art culinaire français aux saveurs exotiques.

Joignez- vous au Chef Guy Dongué pour...

En ligne

Wednesday Oct 28, 2020 at 6:30pm

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Monday Nov 2, 2020 at 7:30pm

Image de Simon Boulerice

Joins toi à l'auteur Simon Boulerice pour un atelier d'écriture sensorielle! En sa compagnie, tu écriras en t'inspirant d'un souvenir, nourri des deux sens qu'on...

En ligne

Tuesday Nov 3, 2020 at 7:30pm

Inuit Chef Metcalfe-Coe, usually based in Ottawa,  is currently in Iqaluit on a one-year contract as a peer advocate at the Qajuqturvik Community Food Centre....


Wednesday Nov 4, 2020 at 6:30pm