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19/04/2020
Ottawa Public Library is very excited to announce our partnership with Urban Legends Poetry...
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18/04/2020
Young adult (YA) fiction includes fiction of all genres (science fiction, fantasy, romance, etc.)...
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29/05/2020
A consistent and familiar routine is extremely important for people living with Alzheimer’s
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07/05/2020
The Ottawa Public Library has a rich collection of wonderful eBooks and eAudioBooks by...
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Picture of some of the book covers from the winners of the Prix des Librairies du Québec
07/05/2020
On May 7 th 2020, the Association des libraires du Québec broadcasted live on...
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Child thinking of Coronavirus
05/05/2020
These are challenging times and children need a calm, reassuring presence. They also need...
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30/04/2020
How do you wash your hands in space? How do you eat dessert or...
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07/07/2020
On Monday, July 6th, CBC's All in a Day Book Panel, featuring OPL's Ann...
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06/07/2020
Bernardine Evaristo and Candice Carty-Williams have won top prizes at the British Book awards...
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29/06/2020
In past summers, library branches across Ottawa had ballot boxes in their children’s departments...
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23/06/2020
Not sure what to read next? Then join the OPL Teen Virtual Book Club...
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01/06/2020
It’s June, which, in Canada, is National Indigenous History Month, an opportunity to honour...
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10/07/2020
Great news! We are pleased to announce the opening dates for our returns and...
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20/07/2020
After a delay due to COVID-19, Canada Reads is back today! Every day from...
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24/07/2020
As we’re all practicing physical distancing , Ottawa Public Library has been posting daily...
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24/07/2020
As we’re all practicing physical distancing , Ottawa Public Library has been posting daily...
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10/07/2020
Join readers across North America from August 3 rd -17 th and download the...
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23/07/2020
Josephine Cox wrote a small library of family sagas, and sold more than 20...
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09/04/2020
Make 2020 the year you explore your roots! Admit it, genealogists, self-isolating is your...
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17/06/2020
Perhaps you have rediscovered a bicycle stored in the far reaches of your basement...
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