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Bike to the library

May in Ottawa has been officially adopted as Bike to Work Month.  Staff at the Main branch have once again formed...

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National Aboriginal History Month/Mois national de l'histoire autochtone

June is National Aboriginal History Month and it is an opportunity to honour the heritage, contributions and cultures...

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Freegal - Streaming Upgrade!

Our Freegal subscription has been upgraded to include unlimited music streaming.  Freegal is a popular music...

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Amazing Youth Worker Race

In the wee hours of the morning, two of your awesome Teen Services Librarians here at OPL participated in a networking...

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Medical Miracles

Recommended by an Orleans reader, celebrating her last chemotherapy treatment. The Emperor of all Maladies  by...

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Making a Hard Copy Book from Digital Photos

Join Chris Taylor from Ottawa PC Users' Group and he will show you how easy it is to use an on-line service to create...

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Teen Tech Week Video Contest Awards Night

While the rest of Ottawa settled in for a regular Thursday evening, young directors and future Hollywood big-shots...

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Grainothèque et la conservation des semences

Venez parler avec les bénévoles du programme Just Food qui vous expliquerons les bienfaits d’une grainothèque pour la...

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Seed Library

Come speak with Just Food volunteers who will be explaining the benefit of a Seed Library to the community and giving...

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Nouveautés Ados - Top 5 Découvertes de mai 2016

À tous les mois, découvrez 5 nouveautés romans pour les ados. Vous avez lu un ou plusieurs de ces livres? N'hésitez pas...

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Asian Heritage Month -- Mois du patrimoine asiatique

Asian Heritage Month!

Programs and events:   Asian Heritage Month - An Evening of Japanese Choral Music and Traditional Dance Main...

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Short Story 50+ Contest

Is there a story you have been meaning to write?  Here is your chance to do it now! The Ottawa Public Library 50+...

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Ottawa nature walks

My family and I recently took a walk at Mud Lake.   Located near the Britannia Yacht Club, Mud Lake is home...

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Kenneth Oppel Author Visit

Renowned Canadian author, Kenneth Oppel, will be coming to the Ruth E. Dickinson Branch in Barrhaven on Thursday June...

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Job seekers wanted!

Are you between the ages of 15-29? Get help with your job search for full-time, part-time or summer jobs! St. Lawrence...

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Mother's Day at Stittsville

A special floral bouquet arrived at Stittsville on Sunday, May 8, 2016. The occasion was in honour of mothers...

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Fifteen Lanes by S.J. Laidlaw

As the daughter of the CEO of one of India's largest banks, Grace lives a life of privileges and unparalleled luxuries...

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Venez rencontrer vos Superhéros de l'information au Comiccon d'Ottawa!

Vos bibliothécaires sont des superhéros de l'information!  Venez faire un tour à notre mini Bibliobus et...

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Come meet your Information Superheroes at Ottawa Comiccon!

Your librarians are information superheroes!  You can drop by our mini Bookmobile and meet them - and also meet...

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Street LIfe

In the 1970s, Linda and I sold our car. Forty years later, many young people aren’t even applying for driver’s licenses...

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