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Storytime
07/03/2015
Everyone had a great time at our stuffed animal sleepover storytime last week. On...
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18/03/2015
In October 2014, OPL introduced a self-serve DVD dispenser as a pilot project at...
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logo VERSeFest
18/03/2015
VERSeFest Ottawa , the annual celebration of written and spoken poetry in Ottawa, is...
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CBC logo - Canada Reads
16/03/2015
Canada Reads , presented by CBC, is a literary competition that marries literary works,...
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Juno logo
12/03/2015
Music and Canada go hand in hand like mouthpieces to lips, fingers to strings...
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TED logo
24/03/2015
The TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) Conference is an annual event during which members...
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23/03/2015
OPL has a partnership with CNIB who runs Vision Mates and the Centre for...
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19/03/2015
As of March 27, 2015, the public library portion of askON will cease operations...
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01/04/2015
Today is the day on which jokes, pranks and questionable tales are celebrated, encouraged...
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CBC All in a Day logo
09/04/2015
Ann Archer, from OPL and Sean Wilson, from the The Writers Festival, regularly take...
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girl with net catching books
02/04/2015
International Children's Book Day, sponsored by the International Board on Books for Young People...
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Parenting Ottawa - Être parent à Ottawa
14/04/2015
Parenting in Ottawa is a website maintained by Ottawa Public Health. It’s got loads...
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Books/livres, feuille d'érable/maple leaf
22/04/2015
Canada Book Day is an annual celebration that takes place on April 23 to...
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Mother's Day / La fête des Mères
07/05/2015
Explore this selection of moving memoirs, inspirational stories, different viewpoints, and humorous anecdotes –...
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photos of Asian people
06/05/2015
Obviously OPL has books. Some in English, some in French. Surprised? Probably not. What...
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15/05/2015
In accordance with the City of Ottawa’s Cash Handling Procedures, OPL will no longer...
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Canada Flag / Drapeau du Canada
09/05/2015
2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the Canadian flag. Since 1770, the Canadian Red...
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David Letterman
21/05/2015
In the spirit of the end of David Letterman's tenure on late-night television, here...
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Alex Colville, To Prince Edward Island
20/05/2015
Although the ArtPass gives you free access to the National Gallery ’s permanent collection,...
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Image of the new mini bookmobile
01/06/2015
Alternative Services is thrilled to announce the addition of a third vehicle in its...
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