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    Visit our Hours and Locations page for our current branch hours and our Bookmobile page for the current Bookmobile schedule.

    MANDATORY:  Masks are required to be worn inside Ottawa Public Library branches, as per theTemporary Mandatory Mask By-law. Customers who are not wearing masks will not be allowed inside branches. Exceptions apply for people with medical exemptions.

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Staff Blogs

A Quick Bite By Lynsay Sands Cover Image
He’s a 1980s punk-rock vampire who’s given up the will to live... She’s a...
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It took me over half my life to take a Stephen King novel home...
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Les gens heureux lisent et boivent du café est le premier roman de Agnès...
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I've just finished reading Cary Fagan's A Bird's Eye , published last month by...
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Inspired by the recent announcement that short story writer Lydia Davis has won the...
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Christophe Ono-dit-Biot est le lauréat 2013 du Grand Prix du Roman de l' Académie...
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From October 20 th to 26 th , it's Ontario Public Library week! That...
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If the title of this book makes you inclined to give it a miss,...
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Margaret Atwood’s imaginative The Penelopiad provides an alternative interpretation of the events that occurred...
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Having walked by this book entitled "Ack-ack Macaque" quite often, I was very intrigued...
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Looking for a book club to join? The Blackburn Hamlet Round Table Book Chat...
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If your Regency fiction is beginning to feel a touch bland, may I suggest...
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I think I stumbled upon this book while searching for something else, and even...
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Radio-Canada tient son 11e Combat des livres du 31 mars au 3 avril, le...
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Get ready for a clown-filled mash-up of Treasure Island, Robinson Crusoe, Anne of Green...
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(crossposted at Apartment 613 ) Now that summer is on its way, with the...
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She’s a book-smart werewolf princess who wants a new life...He’s a hot-headed Alpha were-lion...
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Heart of Iron By Meljean Brooks
She’s a headstrong young woman with a steel leg who masquerades as a boy-engineer...
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