Opinion: If Ottawa wants the new central library to really serve and succeed as a branch for local residents, a civic centre for all citizens and as an attraction for visitors – and not be an under-used white elephant – then its location matters to all of us.
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It’s that time of the year, where our Librarian In Residence shares some of the gems she has come across in her reading.
Is this the year you want to learn how to cook healthy meals? How to eat well on a budget? How to cook once and eat for days? You’re in luck!
The Teen Author Fest is a great event that can help enlighten those in dire need of an adventure and provide the tools needed to create their own.
A series of events discusses topics like food security & ethical eating, and showcase local producers.
This week, host Livia Belcea talks about books and interviews Ian Shaw, Editor-in-Chief for Ottawa Review of Books. Tune in for Apt613 Live every Tuesday at 6pm on CHUO 89.1 FM.
For the next instalment of the Ottawa Staycation series, we will take a trip out to the Manotick Public Library and surrounding attractions.
A library on wheels is a perfect fit for bike-crazy Ottawa.
Stephen Johnson works at the Ottawa Public Library. When not at work, he is probably out exploring the region (libraries included) with his family. In recent years, the summer staycation has become a popular trend. It allows a person to save money while being a tourist in their own backyard. In Ottawa, we are fortunate […]
Post by Laura Li. Li is a West Carleton High School student and member of the Main Branch of the Ottawa Public Library Teen Advisory Group. She has also blogged on the Ottawa Public Library website as Teen Blogger in Residence. After a year’s worth of waiting, the moment has finally come: School’s out, exams […]
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 […]
Post by Laura Li, a West Carleton High School student and member of the Main Branch of the Ottawa Public Library Teen Advisory Group. She has also blogged on the Ottawa Public Library website as Teen blogger in Residence. Artists tell stories with the stroke of a brush or a scribble of a pencil. For […]
Post by Laura Li. Li is a West Carleton High School student and member of the Main Branch of the Ottawa Public Library Teen Advisory Group. She has also blogged on the Ottawa Public Library website as Teen blogger in Residence. While the rest of Ottawa settled in for a regular Thursday evening, young directors […]
Post by Anonymous. Everyone who supports public libraries would love to see a beautiful, state-of-the-art library developed with good planning and thoughtful consultation – and one hopes that the library will be placed to continue serving the existing downtown Ottawa community. We have supported and made the fullest use of the library, in spite of […]
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. I have often joked with my friends that I can’t afford my reading habit since if I had to […]