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  • Closure Thursday, February 27, 2020

    Due to the winter storm, OPL opened at noon (12 pm) on Thursday, February 27. 

    • Holds and loans will be extended until Saturday, February 29
    • Expired Hold fees will be waived between Thursday, February 27 and Saturday, February 29
    • The Main branch is closed for the rest of the evening due to a power outage.

    Staff Blogs

    Nancy Burke at the Manotick Branch
    27/02/2020
    We have an unusual mix for this month's Artist of the Month for the...
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    30/01/2020
    March Break is just around the corner! And we are offering fun, educational, and...
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    31/12/2019
    Family Literacy Day was created in 1999 by ABC Life literacy Canada. It’s a...
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    24/01/2020
    Want to learn more about Ottawa's rich history? Learn more about OPL's Heritage Month celebrations.
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    Photo of Local Music CDs at OPL
    20/01/2020
    Just letting you all in on some Local Music purchases I made in the...
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    Couverture de livres en espagnol
    13/12/2019
    The Ottawa public Library has now added Spanish e-books and e-audio to our digital...
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    Patsy's art display at Manotick
    08/01/2020
    The month of January has an independent artist displaying her works exploring a wide...
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    02/01/2020
    The first Paint Night held at the Munster library was alot of fun. I...
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    02/01/2020
    The first Paint Night held at the Munster library was alot of fun. I...
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    cottagers and indians banner
    08/11/2019
    Stages and Pages is an ongoing partnership created between the Ottawa Public Library (OPL)...
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    03/12/2019
    The Manotick Branch has hosted its third Annual Community Art Challenge. Who knew we...
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    07/11/2019
    On November 7, 2017, Ottawa Public Library (OPL) introduced the Sun Life Financial Musical...
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    The Art of Quilling
    05/12/2019
    What a wonderful way to spend an afternoon at the North Gower library learning...
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    Festive Origami Trees
    04/12/2019
    Origami can seem a little intimidating at first trying to master what looks like...
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    Manotick Art Association group exhibit
    30/11/2019
    The Manotick Art Association is having its group art exhibit at the Manotick Branch...
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    10/10/2019
    Mosaïque Interculturelle presents their 2nd Book Fair, which will take place on Friday, October...
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    18/10/2019
    Stages and Pages is an ongoing partnership created between the Ottawa Public Library (OPL)...
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    Sue Moxley and her art display
    05/10/2019
    This month we have another repeat Artist of the Month for October: Sue Moxley...
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    Alcohol ink particpants
    27/09/2019
    The Manotick Branch hosted another lovely art program on September 10th, this time using...
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    07/09/2019
    The Manotick Branch has a return artist for the month of September: Ted Burnside...
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