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The Shannon Exhibition

 April 30th marked the 100th birthday of Claude Shannon, considered to be the Father of the Information Age....

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Peace and Serenity

In conjunction with Asian Heritage Month, we are delighted to have on exhibit the art works of Mr. Ahmad Humayun....

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Concours de nouvelles 50ans+

The OPL 50+ Short Story Contest Returns!

The Ottawa Public Library is hosting its third annual Short Story Contest for older adults this month. If you are...

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This one's for the Nirvana fans...

At the age of four, Nicola Cavan’s mother vanished. Over a decade later, her mother is still as much of a mystery to...

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Gagnez une paire de billets pour le Comiccon d’Ottawa!

La Bibliothèque publique d’Ottawa est très heureuse de participer, pour une cinquième année consécutive, au...

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Win a pair of tickets to Ottawa Comiccon!

We are excited to be participating in Ottawa Comiccon this year for the fifth time! To celebrate, we are giving you the...

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Teen Graphic Novels - Honey So Sweet by Amu Meguro

             In my lifetime I have only read a handful of...

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Orléans Kids Recommend First Hockey Words by Per-Henrik Gürth

  Our third “Kids Recommend” contribution comes from one of our weekly Family Storytime participants. ...

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Awesome Kids' Read - "The Night Gardener"

Recommended by Colin, a young reader from Orleans In the grand tradition of the spooky story, Auxier slowly and...

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Changes to OPL Bookmobile Schedule and Stops

Changes to many of the Ottawa Public Library’s (OPL) bookmobile stops were recently approved by the Ottawa Public...

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OPL Bookmobile Schedule effective July 4, 2016

The below bookmobile schedule will be effective July 4, 2016.  Title Address Hours Barrhaven South (...

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CBC's All in a Day Book Panel - May 2016

This past Monday, OPL's Ann Archer met with Sean Wilson of the Ottawa International Writers Festival to talk books with...

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Making History (Projects) with OPL

On April 19th, I had the honour of being one of the judges for the Ottawa Regional Heritage Fair. Heritage Fairs take...

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Hazeldean Stitches at Hazeldean Branch

Have you always wanted to learn to knit, crochet or improve your needlework and craft skills? Come and join us at...

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Book Banter

Share the enjoyment of good books in a relaxed atmosphere.  Join us for discussion on Friday May 6...

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Market Research Techniques and Resources

Learn about market research and how to use free, essential online business resources. This hands-on workshop...

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2016: Année internationale des légumineuses!

Saviez-vous que 2016 est officiellement l'Année internationale des légumineuses?  Après le quinoa, c'est au tour...

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FamilySearch Basics

FamilySearch, the website of the LDS Family History Library, is the largest online collection of genealogical records...

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Instruments of the World / Instruments du monde

Come spend some time with Sébastien Lemay and learn through fun stories and demos, about his many instruments such as...

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