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    19/10/2020

    22 of our branches and the Bookmobile are open for modified services at this time. For details on our current in-person services, visit: https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/current-branch-services.

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

    MANDATORY:  Masks are required to be worn inside Ottawa Public Library branches, as per theTemporary Mandatory Mask By-law. Customers who are not wearing masks will not be allowed inside branches. Exceptions apply for people with medical exemptions.

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Join us for the national launch of Love After the End: An Anthology of Two-Spirit

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Thursday Oct 22, 2020 at 7:30pm

Web Banner for Bywords 2020 John Newlove Poetry Award

Join us for the launch of What the Haruspex Read in the Small Hours of My

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Monday Oct 26, 2020 at 7:30pm

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In a sweeping yet nuanced exploration of identity and the role of Native Americans in a contemporary urban America (in this case, Oakland, California), Cheyenne...

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Thursday Oct 29, 2020 at 9:00pm

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Monday Nov 2, 2020 at 7:30pm

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Tuesday Nov 10, 2020 at 7:30pm

Web Banner for Kenneth Oppel

Who better to lead us through the balancing act of storytelling that compels us to keep turning pages with characters that come vividly to life...

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Monday Nov 16, 2020 at 7:30pm

Web Banner for Christina Hammonds Reed

“A brilliantly poetic take on one of the most defining moments in Black American history.” —Tiffany D. Jackson, author of Grown and Monday’s Not Coming...

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Monday Nov 23, 2020 at 7:30pm

Web Banner for Lindsay Wong

Ellen Chang-Richardson hosts a discussion and workshop with Lindsay Wong! We will talk about her first YA novel, My Summer of Love and Misfortune...

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Monday Nov 30, 2020 at 7:30pm