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18/09/2020
We’ve all been facing change in our lives in recent months. Some of those...
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15/09/2020
The Ottawa Public Library has many impactful picture books, that share the stories of...
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18/09/2020
The Booker Prize shortlist this year features an array of first time authors—four out...
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16/09/2020
There are many familiar faces and titles on the Ottawa Book Awards' list of...
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14/09/2020
Esi Edugyan's Washington Black has the honour of being shortlisted for the International Dublin...
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31/08/2020
A Dutch novel, The Discomfort of Evening has won the prestigious International Booker Prize...
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21/08/2020
In this tumultuous and unprecedented year, Ottawa Capital Pride 2020 invites you to connect...
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08/09/2020
On Tuesday, September 8th CBC's All in a Day Book Panel, featuring OPL's Ann...
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10/09/2020
Together We Read is a Digital Book Club from Overdrive where participating libraries highlight...
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09/09/2020
Since our closure in March 2020, we have been working to adapt to the...
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14/09/2020
September 21 to 27, 2020, the Ottawa Public Library (OPL) will once again host...
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17/09/2020
Week 6, September 21 - 27, 2020 Author Visits: Monday September 21 at 7:30...
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03/09/2020
Have you read all the books by your favorite author and are not sure...
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26/08/2020
For many kinders across Canada, this fall will look very different from traditional return...
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28/08/2020
"...and all at once, summer collapsed into fall" -- Oscar Wilde Let’s not let...
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29/05/2020
Each year, the Ottawa Public Library celebrates First Nation, Inuit and Métis communities across...
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23/03/2020
Temporary Remote Access to the Ancestry Library from Home will be extended until December...
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11/09/2020
Big Changes are Coming to RBdigital -- OverDrive has acquired the RBdigital platform ...
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26/03/2020
In these unusual days where we can spend less physical time with our family...
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06/08/2020
Here are some more “Always Available” reads to get your book club members all...
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