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  • Closure Thursday, February 27, 2020

    Due to the winter storm, OPL will open at NOON (12 pm) on Thursday, February 27. Please note that the Metcalfe Village and Fitzroy Harbour branches will open for the evening hours only.

    • Holds and loans will be extended until Saturday, February 29.
    • Expired Hold fees will be waived between Thursday, February 27 and Saturday, February 29.
    • All programs, meeting room rentals, and computer bookings scheduled for Thursday morning are cancelled.
    • Homebound deliveries and Bookmobile stops are cancelled in the morning.
    • Kiosk services will not be available until the community centre opens at noon.

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Just in time for holiday parties, potlucks, and family gatherings, Ottawa Public Library has...
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Stéphanie Plante is an OPL guest blogger and a great library supporter. In 2017,...
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From the bottom of our Beaverbrook hearts, we wish you a Happy International Cheese...
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Jennifer McLagan has done it again. After extolling the virtues of fat and bones...
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Having a sensitivity to dairy is a drag when you LOVE ice cream! Gelato...
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Fifty Shades of Chicken by FL Fowler is a recipe book for gourmands, creative...
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Alone in the Kitchen with An Eggplant Tidying up in the 641, cookery, section...
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Programs and events: Asian Heritage Month - An Evening of Japanese Choral Music and...
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Venez parler avec les bénévoles du programme Just Food qui vous expliquerons les bienfaits...
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