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Create music at Ruth E. Dickinson branch
If you’ve been to the Teen Zone of Ruth E. Dickinson branch lately, you...
Learn something new today!
Today is the first day to back to school or back to work after...
Activities with the letter N
Activities with the Letter N Hi, everyone! Here are some fun low-tech activities for...
Activities with the letter M
Activities with the Letter M Hi, everyone! Here are some fun low-tech activities for...
Ottawa Book Award 2020 Finalists - Congratulations!
There are many familiar faces and titles on the Ottawa Book Awards' list of...
Together We Read Ontario - Coming Up for Air
October is Canadian Public Library Month! During this month libraries across Canada raise awareness...
Resiliency Speaker Series
We’ve all been facing change in our lives in recent months. Some of those...
Ottawa International Writers Festival Virtual Fall Season - Week 10
Week 10, October 19 - 25, 2020 Live Author Visits: Monday, October 19 at...
FLE for school-aged children
As your child starts school, French language learning can feel daunting if it’s not...
Introducing French to your young child
The great news is that young children a very non-judgemental! There is no better...
Blessing Ceremony on Site of OPL-LAC Joint Facility
On Thursday, October 8, Elders from Algonquins of Pikwakanagan First Nation and Kitigan Zibi...
CBC's All in a Day Book Panel
On Monday, October 5th CBC's All in a Day Book Panel, featuring OPL's Ann...
Activities with the Letter A
Here are some fun low-tech activities for your family to try together at home!...
Ottawa International Writers Festival Virtual Fall Season - Week 9
Week 9, October 13 - 18, 2020 Live Author Visits: Tuesday, October 13 at...
What is Kindness?
October is Canadian Library Month. All month long, libraries and library partners across Canada...
The Rewards of Kindness – Celebrating Library Month
Hard days, tough weeks, long months, and yet more pandemic to come. It’s c...
Read Away, This Franco-Ontarian Day!
We’ve been waiting all year for this! With Franco-Ontarian day just around the corner,...
Celebrate Franco-Ontarian Day!
The festivities are back! Franco-Ontarian day is arriving on September 25 th , and...
Orange Shirt Day: Toolkit for Education and Understanding
The Ottawa Public Library has many impactful picture books, that share the stories of...
Orange Shirt Day at the OPL: Every Child Matters
When Phyllis Webstad went to St. Joseph’s Residential School for the first time, she...
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