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Music and Canada go hand in hand like mouthpieces to lips, fingers to strings...
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The TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) Conference is an annual event during which members...
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OPL has a partnership with CNIB who runs Vision Mates and the Centre for...
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As of March 27, 2015, the public library portion of askON will cease operations...
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Today is the day on which jokes, pranks and questionable tales are celebrated, encouraged...
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Ann Archer, from OPL and Sean Wilson, from the The Writers Festival, regularly take...
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girl with net catching books
International Children's Book Day, sponsored by the International Board on Books for Young People...
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Parenting Ottawa - Être parent à Ottawa
Parenting in Ottawa is a website maintained by Ottawa Public Health. It’s got loads...
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Books/livres, feuille d'érable/maple leaf
Canada Book Day is an annual celebration that takes place on April 23 to...
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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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