Staff Blogs

Chris Hadfield photo with guitar
09/11/2017
The Ottawa Public Library invites you to an evening of storytelling… without borders! OPL-BPO...
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Picture of the three performers of the Alaska Highway Road Show
02/11/2017
On Saturday, November 25, we are hitchhiking through Canadian history with two storytelling events...
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06/11/2017
I have never seen Rebecca Northan’s “Blind Date”, and neither have you. In fact,...
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08/11/2017
Come to the library and hang out with friends. We will have crafts, tech...
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08/11/2017
The Goulbourn Museum has put together a beautiful and touching display to honour the...
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08/11/2017
The customers and staff at the Stittsville Branch have contributed an amazing array of...
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Musical Instrument Lending Library logo
06/11/2017
Hey Ottawa – OPL is now lending out a variety of musical instruments, to...
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07/11/2017
On November 6th, 2017, CBC’s All in a Day book panel, Sean Wilson of...
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OPL logo for Canada 150
16/10/2017
Join us this fall as we host five exciting events as part of our...
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17/07/2017
When you hear the words, "comic books", you'll probably think of characters like Spiderman,...
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06/11/2017
Les lauréats du prix Goncourt et Renaudot sont Éric Vuillard et Olivier Guez, respectivement...
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06/11/2017
Chugga, chugga and whistles were heard at the Stittsville Branch on weekend, where a...
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29/10/2017
No one knows Canadian literature and Canadian authors better than Douglas Gibson. In his...
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24/10/2017
During Canada's Financial Literacy Month in 2017, OPL has organized programs to teach kids...
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30/10/2017
Last weekend I had the amazing opportunity to cover the library’s Teen Author Fest!...
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Ontario Bar Association logo
18/09/2017
Ottawa Public Library is partnering with the Ontario Bar Association so that you can...
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Canada 150 logo
02/11/2017
Throughout July and August we celebrated Canadian authors and storytelling initiatives as part of...
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16/10/2017
Back by popular demand! Join us this fall at the Main Branch on Thursdays...
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11/10/2017
The hundred reasons you should read The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett ... Number...
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27/10/2017
The Scotiabank Giller Prize finalists have been announced! The five finalists will be in...
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