Staff Blogs

Mother's Day / La fête des Mères
Explore this selection of moving memoirs, inspirational stories, different viewpoints, and humorous anecdotes –...
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photos of Asian people
Obviously OPL has books. Some in English, some in French. Surprised? Probably not. What...
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In accordance with the City of Ottawa’s Cash Handling Procedures, OPL will no longer...
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Canada Flag / Drapeau du Canada
2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the Canadian flag. Since 1770, the Canadian Red...
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David Letterman
In the spirit of the end of David Letterman's tenure on late-night television, here...
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Alex Colville, To Prince Edward Island
Although the ArtPass gives you free access to the National Gallery ’s permanent collection,...
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Image of the new mini bookmobile
Alternative Services is thrilled to announce the addition of a third vehicle in its...
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Heather Campbell
The cultures of Aboriginal Peoples is as diverse as the individuals that identify as...
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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl movie poster image
Fox Searchlight Pictures in Canada has given us 10 double-passes to an advance screening...
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older adults / ainés
June is Seniors’ Month , and this year’s theme is: Vibrant Seniors, Vibrant Communities...
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La boite de cueillette à la succursale St-Laurent
Once again this Summer, the St-Laurent branch is going to be a drop off...
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sunglasses/lunettes de soleil
Yes, your vacation, but your holds too! Don’t miss them while you’re away; remember...
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OPL mini-bookmobile at its launch event June 3
The OPL's mini-bookmobile will be attending a great upcoming communtiy event: entitled " C...
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LOGO: Caring and Sharing - Échange Coeur et Partage
OPL is once again helping the Caring and Sharing Exchange with the collection of...
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Pop culture fans, rejoice! Comiccon is coming to Ottawa for a second helping, and...
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A winter lecture series running at the Main branch auditorium views Ottawa and eastern...
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Life of Pi A film adaptation of Yann Martel’s famous novel Life of Pi...
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The Unbearable Book Club for Unsinkable Girls by Julie Schumacher is about four girls...
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What is growing up all about? I can’t claim to be an expert, since...
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The Vindico ...X-Men meets the Breakfast Club . I didn’t write that description of...
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