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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 […]

Music in the Stacks

Back by popular demand! Join us this summer at the Main Branch on Thursdays at noon for free performances by local Ottawa musicians!   The Main Branch looks forward to featuring:   Jumpin’ Joel Flash – July 12 Sarah Howard – July 19 Danielle Allard – July 26 Crystalena Paquette – August 2 Buskers for Tuskers – August 9 […]

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 […]