Staff Blogs

09/10/2018
Update: October 17, 2018 And the winners are: English Non-Fiction ROY MACGREGOR Original Highways:...
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30/10/2018
Have you ever had the feeling that you could be the author of the...
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Book cover of What If Zen Gardens....
12/10/2018
Join a free four-week poetry workshop led by an experienced poet and playwright.
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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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14/05/2015
On May 5th, Sarah Dessen released her 12th book, Saint Anything . You can...
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29/06/2018
We have 10 winners! The judges for the 50+ Short Story Contest for 2018...
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04/07/2018
Stéphanie Plante is an OPL guest blogger and a great library supporter. In 2017,...
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14/06/2018
This is exciting news! Solar Bones by Mike McCormack, an Irish writer, has won...
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12/04/2018
Celebrate Poetry Month and Richmond's 200th anniversary at the same time! Children can create...
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poem in your pocket day
26/04/2018
Happy Poem in Your Pocket Day! On April 26th, we have tucked poems all...
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12/04/2018
Celebrate the 20 th anniversary of National Poetry Month at the Ottawa Public Library!...
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20/04/2018
Join us for Ottawa Public Library’s Teen Tech Week Film Festival! The Teen Tech...
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28/03/2018
Young Ottawa writers and their tremendous talents were celebrated yesterday on the main stage...
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07/03/2018
Maya Angelou, in 1978, wrote her famous poem, Phenomenal Woman . The stanza of...
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20/01/2018
You are invited to the Stittsville Creative Writing Group's Gallery Night on Thursday, January...
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10/10/2017
On Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 6:30 p.m, Peter Scotchmer, former English Head at Canterbury...
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16/09/2017
The Stittsville branch of the Ottawa Public LIbrary is hosting three programs on creative...
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04/07/2017
We have 8 winners! The judges for the 50+ Short Story Contest for 2017...
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05/04/2017
Are you 50 years old or more? Do you have a story inside of...
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02/12/2016
On your mark, get set, write: young Ottawans are invited to create a poem,...
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