UPDATE: Additional Services at OPL Branches – Starting Feb. 22

17/02/2021

Starting Monday, February 22:

  • 25 of our 28 open branches will offer returns and holds pick up inside the branches, as well as browsing, and use of public computers.
  • Rosemount, Orléans, and Metcalfe branches will offer contactless returns and holds pick up inside the branches.
  • The Bookmobile will offer browsing of a small collection at all stops.
  • Hours of operation will remain the same.
  • Mask wearing inside the branches, and outside in line, remain mandatory.

For more details, go to the OPL blog.

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Rinaldo Walcott On Property

Rinaldo Walcott image and book cover

Join CBC Radio’s Idil Mussa in conversation with Rinaldo Walcott on the occasion the launch of his pamphlet book On Property.  In On Property, Rinaldo Walcott explores the long shadow cast by slavery’s afterlife: “Black people will not be fully able to breathe — a word I do not use lightly — until property itself is abolished.” His call for change takes into account the complexities of the issue.   Rinaldo Walcott is a Professor in the Women and Gender Studies Institute at the University of Toronto. His research is in the area of Black Diaspora Cultural Studies, gender and sexuality.

This event will be on Zoom and also on Facebook.  Facebook Live Link to come.

This program is offered in partnership with the Ottawa International Writers Festival.