Staff Blogs

02/01/2018
It's 1920s working-class Ottawa, and young wife and mother Sophie talks directly to the...
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Wrapped books
04/12/2017
Are you looking for reading suggestions--or gift ideas!--for this holiday season? Here are some...
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à la carte logo
21/11/2017
à la carte , the Ottawa Public Library’s food literacy project , is looking...
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Bilingual photo library card
12/12/2017
December is a busy month for many! Juggling holiday preparations, social engagements, and travelling...
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02/01/2018
Join us for a puppet show based on the story of the Gingerbread Man...
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Fox puppet with red bows
30/12/2017
It has been a busy month full of activities at the Richmond Branch! The...
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27/03/2017
Rakesh Misra is a volunteer with the MarketMobile and our guest blogger this month...
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26/12/2017
The Crossover Kwame Alexander Have you ever had a year when everything went wrong?...
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22/12/2017
The list featured below highlights my favourite reads of the year, but there is...
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21/12/2017
Many of us are familiar with the New York Times weekly bestseller lists that...
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20/12/2017
The Ottawa Public library is proud to present iCanada, a new addition to our...
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21/12/2017
We invited Ottawa to tell us of their favourite Canadian books, and we got...
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21/12/2017
Monday nights in December have been great fun at the North Gower branch library...
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assorted sizes, shapes,  and colours of dice falling out of a cup
20/12/2017
Dungeons and Dragons is coming to a library branch near you! Dungeons and Dragons...
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15/12/2017
January 27 is Family Literacy Day , a national awareness initiative created by ABC...
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19/12/2017
Have you ever wondered if you should open that email? Regretted clicking a link?...
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This is a screenshot of the new Kids' website homepage
19/12/2017
Hey Ottawa! We just launched our new Kids’ website, just in time for the...
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03/11/2017
The Ottawa Public Library (OPL) and Long & McQuade, supported by Sun Life Financial,...
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14/12/2017
The weather outside is frightful, but there is a cozy warm spot by the...
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28/11/2017
Helen Humphreys is the award-winning author of numerous works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry,...
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