Ottawa Public Library
Join us for our second annual BiblioCon, a celebration of all things comics and geek culture. BiblioCon will include vendors, superhero storytime, a booksmack, crafts, face painting, button making, picture taking with a green screen and presentations by graphic novel experts. Wear a costume and participate in the masquerade and parade!
Viola Desmond is a human rights icon and the first woman to be featured on a Canadian bank note. Norma Domey will discuss the life and times of her Great-Aunt Viola Desmond, including her accomplishments, her impact on the Black community, and how she came to be featured on Canada’s $10 bill. Free program; please […]
Apt613’s Librarian-in-Residence gives a snapshot of what young Ottawans were interested in reading in 2018.
Stop by the Main Library between 12:00 -1:00 every day from December 17-21 to hear holiday stories full of good cheer! Selections of seasonal and holiday stories for book-lovers who love to be read to! Hot chocolate and cookies will be served.
Jólabókaflóðið comes from Iceland where during the fall, publishing houses flood the market with newly released books, which are exchanged as gifts to open and begin reading on December 24th. In the spirit of good reads, join us at the Main Branch between 1-2 p.m. to get tailored book recommendations from our staff just in time for the […]
On Sunday November 4, twenty Rock Camp for Girls+ musicians took to the NAC’s Fourth Stage.
The Ottawa Public Library is holding its 9th annual Teen Author Fest on October 27 from 12-5pm.
Beechwood was open to pedestrians Saturday September 8 for the third annual East Feast street fair festival.
With Ottawa’s municipal elections fast approaching, it’s time to get smart on the issues, the people, and the processes important for this year’s election. Even more, maybe you’re considering getting involved, but have no idea where or to start or what to do. If you are looking to get involved, DemocracyKit is a good place to start.
100in1Day is happening this Saturday, June 2.
We’ve seen what the adults read, so now it’s time for the top reads in teen fiction and children’s books.
The Ottawa Public Library has crunched the numbers on what people across the city borrowed and read this year, listing the Top 10 titles in several genres.
The Ottawa Public Library’s food literacy project, à la carte, is hosting three authors in conjunction with the Ottawa International Writers Festival.
No Netflix? No problem. There are many free alternatives for you to enjoy the magic of Hollywood at home or out and about in Ottawa.
For the OPL, 2016 was a year of firsts and new research initiatives.