It’s the last weekend of summer and there are plenty of ways to get out and enjoy all that the city has to offer, plus a few events to get you ready for fall in the capital. All Weekend The Canada Army Run is taking over the Canadian War Museum this weekend. While the actual […]
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Meet Canadian author Kat Verhoeven at the Ottawa Public Library, where she will talk about her new graphic novel, a queer story about friendship, body image, and strength.
Welcoming Ottawa Week continues until June 30, 2019.
Adding to the fun of early summer in the city is Welcoming Ottawa Week, a series of free events highlighting Ottawa as a welcoming city to newcomers.
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.