Retour aux heures normales le 7 septembre 2021

03/09/2021

La Bibliothèque publique d’Ottawa retournera à ses heures d'ouverture, d’avant la pandémie, dans la majorité des succursales et ce, à partir du mardi 7 septembre 2021 y inclus les heures d’ouverture le dimanche à dix succursales et à InfoService dès le dimanche 12 septembre. 

Les horaires sont affichés à l’entrée des succursales et sur horaires et emplacements dans le site web de la BPO. 

Les succursales Fitzroy Harbour et Vernon ouvrent la semaine du 7 septembre 2021, pour la première fois depuis le début de la pandémie en mars 2020. 

Avis: succursale Carlingwood

17/09/2021

L’ascenseur à la succursale Carlingwood est présentement indisponible.

Kiosque hors service au Hunt Club-Riverside Park Community Centre

13/09/2021

Le kiosque qui distribue des livres pour adultes au Hunt Club-Riverside Park Community Centre est hors service jusqu'à nouvel ordre.

Succursale Rideau- Ascenseur hors service

15/09/2021

L'ascenseur de la succursale Rideau est actuellement hors service pour des raisons d'entretien et de réparations. Le service reprendra le lundi 27 septembre. 

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Ridgerunner and Two Trees Make a Forest are Writer's Trust Winners!

2020-11-19

Ridgerunner by Gil Adamson and Two Trees Make a Forest: In Search of My Familiy's Past Among Taiwan's Mountains and Coasts by Jessica J. Lee have won prestigious Canadian literary awards.  Ridgerunner, also on the 2020 Giller short list, has garnered $50,000 for the Rogers  Writers' Trust Fiction Prize.  Two Trees Make a Forest - an exploration of Lee's family through landscape and language in her mother's homeland of Taiwan - wins $60,000 for the Hilary Weston Writer's Trust Prize for Non-Fiction.  Lee recently won the RBC Taylor Prize for Emerging Writer Award in 2019 - the RBC Taylor prizes have since been discontinued.

Literary prizes bring attention to books, help us readers find titles we might otherwise not be aware of, and give a tremendous boost to writers who - pandemic or no pandemic - can struggle economically.  Read them, buy them, spread the word and talk about them.  The writing and publishing of books come from a place of conviction, courage and talent, let's celebrate their presence in our libraries and lives! Long lists, short lists and winners - reach in and find the right book for you.

Image: Two Trees Make A Forest

Two Trees Make A Forest

In Search of My Family's Past Among Taiwan's Mountains and Coasts
By Lee, Jessica J.
Image: Two Trees Make A Forest

Two Trees Make A Forest

Travels Among Taiwan's Mountains & Coasts in Search of My Family's Past
By Lee, Jessica J.
Image: Through the Garden

Through the Garden

A Love Story (with Cats)
By Crozier, Lorna
Image: Reaching Mithymna

Reaching Mithymna

Among the Volunteers and Refugees on Lesvos
By Heighton, Steven
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Shame on Me

An Anatomy of Race and Belonging
By McWatt, Tessa