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Meet your telescope!

Ever wanted to learn how to put together or use that telescope in your closet or garage? Know someone like that? Now’s your chance! On November 9, volunteers from the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) in conjunction with the Ottawa Public library, are holding a telelscope clinic at the Carp library. Registrants with telescopes […]

The Real Lolita with author Sarah Weinman

Please join us at the Ottawa Public Library Sunnyside Branch to celebrate the release of journalist, editor, and crime fiction authority Sarah Weinman‘s gripping true-crime book The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel that Scandalized the World. Sarah will be in conversation with Dana Dragunoiu, Associate Professor of English at Carleton […]

Librarian in Residence: Best books for adults, 2016

Here are my picks for what I enjoyed the most from teen and adult books for 2016. It was quite a struggle whittling it down to these twenty-eight books from the over 400 I read so far this year, but these were some of the more entertaining ones I found.

Librarian in Residence: Summer reads 2016

Here are a baker’s dozen of good reads I’ve picked from some of the more interesting books I’ve come across at the library. There’s a mix of fiction and nonfiction, with some interesting travel memoir type books, in case you’re not leaving the city this summer. You can kick back under a tree and imagine […]

Librarian in Residence: We Need Diverse Books

Jessica Green is a book addict and library card holder since the age of 3. She’s a librarian at the Ottawa Public Library and currently the Apartment613 Librarian-in-Residence, sharing a compendium of literary thoughts and tips. April 13 is the International Day of Pink, which was created to celebrate diversity and raising awareness to stop all […]