Staff Blogs

05/07/2018
The Radium Girls by Kate Moore What is the value of a woman’s life?...
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12/06/2018
Theft by Finding Diaries 1977 – 2002 By David Sedaris In this collection of...
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03/04/2018
The Boy Who Knew Too Much Cathy Byrd What would you say if your...
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Logo de la Journée internationale des femmes
07/03/2018
Maya Angelou, in 1978, wrote her famous poem, Phenomenal Woman . The stanza of...
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15/01/2018
Born a slave in Kentucky in 1848, Paul Barber learned to train and care...
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10/10/2017
Believe Me By Eddie Izzard Eddie Izzard is a wonderful British comedian and a...
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12/07/2017
Hillbilly Elegy by J. D. Vance J.D. Vance grew up as a self-proclaimed hillbilly...
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06/07/2017
Lion, A Long Way Home By Saroo Brierley Saroo Brierley was five years old...
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14/06/2017
The Best We Could Do By Thi Bui When we are very young, we...
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16/04/2017
The Daily Show, an Oral History by Chris Smith For those of you who...
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14/04/2016
I was frankly surprised by how much I enjoyed Chris Kyle’s memoir. It is...
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23/02/2016
“If music be the food of love, play on; Give me excess of it;...
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Asian Heritage Month -- Mois du patrimoine asiatique
16/05/2016
Programs and events: Asian Heritage Month - An Evening of Japanese Choral Music and...
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31/05/2016
Registration for the Ottawa Public Library TD Summer Reading Club begins on June 15,...
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Road Trip! / Balades en voiture!
17/06/2016
Summer is coming and it’s the season for road trips! Take your time, wander,...
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06/07/2016
I used to be such a fan of Gore Vidal that I even visited...
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25/10/2016
The OPL is pleased to partner again with the Great Canadian Theatre Company to...
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28/10/2016
Hi! I'm Kiran, one of the Teen Bloggers in Residence for OPL's fall term,...
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14/11/2016
If you are looking for advice or a self-help book, this isn’t the book...
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21/11/2016
You’ve ever had a mother. You are a parent-to-be. You remember the 80s. You...
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