Exciting News! For the first time ever, Guernica Editions will be doing a Spring Launch of its new titles in Ottawa. The launch will be at the new event space of the Vimy Brewing Company, 145 Loretta Avenue, Ottawa on Sunday, May 5, 2019, from 3 pm to 5:30 pm. It is a wonderful, spacious […]
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 […]
Which books did we check out of the Ottawa Public Library the most this year?
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.
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.
Editor’s Note: Mike Reynolds is a local author who is taking part in the NaNoWriMo challenge running throughout the month of November. As a multi-year veteran of this grueling test of literary mettle, he’s been kind enough to chronicle his experiences for us. Be sure to check in at the end of the month to […]
We all have memories we’d like to banish from the kingdom of our minds. If you can’t think of a special one right now, don’t worry, soon a certain scent will waft through the air, a genteel fingertip will brush by an earlobe or someone will snarl behind the bulge of a maple-cream donut and […]