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International Booker Winner - The Discomfort of Evening
A Dutch novel, The Discomfort of Evening has won the prestigious International Booker Prize...
Celebrate Pride 2020 with OPL - Wherever We Are!
In this tumultuous and unprecedented year, Ottawa Capital Pride 2020 invites you to connect...
CBC's All in a Day Book Panel
On Tuesday, September 8th CBC's All in a Day Book Panel, featuring OPL's Ann...
Together We Read – Bad Ideas by Missy Marston
Together We Read is a Digital Book Club from Overdrive where participating libraries highlight...
Updates to OPL services
Since our closure in March 2020, we have been working to adapt to the...
Ottawa International Writer's Festival Virtual Fall Season - Week 6
Week 6, September 21 - 27, 2020 Author Visits: Monday September 21 at 7:30...
Discover new authors and read-alikes via Novelist!
Have you read all the books by your favorite author and are not sure...
Kindergarten 2020: A new Beginning
For many kinders across Canada, this fall will look very different from traditional return...
Your OPL Digital Book Club Picks for September
"...and all at once, summer collapsed into fall" -- Oscar Wilde Let’s not let...
National Indigenous History Month
Each year, the Ottawa Public Library celebrates First Nation, Inuit and Métis communities across...
Big Changes are Coming to RBDigital
Big Changes are Coming to RBdigital -- OverDrive has acquired the RBdigital platform ...
Stories Lost and Found: "The Voyage of the Yacht, Dal: from Gdynia to Chicago, 1933-34"
In these unusual days where we can spend less physical time with our family...
Your OPL Digital Book Club Picks for August
Here are some more “Always Available” reads to get your book club members all...
Ottawa International Writer's Festival Virtual Fall Season - Week 5
Week 5, September 14 - 20, 2020 Author Visit: Monday September 14, 2020 at...
Latest Updates: OPL-LAC Joint Facility
September already! Good news: the Ottawa Public Library and Library and Archives Canada Joint...
Need Help with Computers and Technology?
The Ottawa Public Library is happy to announce an exciting new session at its...
Quaranstream: Five Fervently Affecting African Films
As you’re probably already aware, we offer the streaming services Hoopla and Kanopy for...
Summerland Reading Club Set to Go Out With a Bang!
Congratulations to all Summerlanders for keeping up the great reading! And for those still...
With Back to School just around the corner and a lot of people still...
Ottawa International Writer's Festival Virtual Fall Season - Week 4
Week 4, September 8 – 13, 2020 Author Visit: September 8 at 7:30 PM:...
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