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12/03/2019
Book Events this March: Inspiration and Laughter on Tap
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07/02/2019
Join us and our partners for two book launches and meet the authors.
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07/02/2019
Bibliophiles and history lovers of Ottawa have at least two reasons to rejoice this...
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21/01/2019
Mark your calendar for this great free family event! On Saturday February 9th at...
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09/10/2018
We are thrilled to announce the 11 amazing authors who will headline the 2018...
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04/10/2018
A compelling fall awaits book lovers across the city! This October, the Ottawa Public Library is hosting innovative and exciting literary events in collaboration with terrific partners.
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18/10/2018
Review by Isabella W, Carlingwood branch Teen Advisory Group member. Don't miss out! Sarah...
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16/10/2017
Posted on behalf of Dalia.H., Carlingwood Teen Advisory Group member. Erin Bow’s The Scorpion...
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19/01/2016
“Extinction is the rule. Survival is the exception.” - Carl Sagan Not many people...
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10/10/2015
It's the year 2054 in an alternate Indian society where women are worshipped and...
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20/11/2015
“The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.” -Walter...
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04/05/2018
As part of our 50+ Short Story Contest , we asked local author and...
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01/12/2017
Reminder: the deadline to submit a poem, a short story, or a comic is...
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28/11/2017
Helen Humphreys is the award-winning author of numerous works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry,...
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16/10/2017
Join us this fall as we host five exciting events as part of our...
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13/10/2017
As part of OPL’s yearlong celebration of storytelling and in line with the theme...
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20/10/2017
Normally when it comes to a book about dragons, I would just yell "DRAGONS!"...
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03/06/2017
Répondez à notre question de la semaine et courez la chance de gagner deux...
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09/05/2017
Last week I had the pleasure of meeting and hearing S. J. Laidlaw speak...
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Freg et Makina
17/02/2017
Les auteurs de la bande dessinée La bande à Smikee seront avec nous durant...
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