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Here are the winners for Ottawa Public Library's 2019 youth writing contest

At the awards ceremony for Ottawa Public Library’s Awesome Authors contest. (Photo/Ottawa Public Library) The Ottawa Public Library unveiled the winners for their annual youth writing contest, Awesome Authors, over the weekend. The contest was open earlier this year to all youth writers between the ages of 9 and 18, who are residents of Ottawa and have not yet completed high school. ...

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Ottawa Public Library's annual genealogy and local history fair coming up

News from the City of Ottawa. Photo/Devyn Barrie Are you thinking about starting your family tree, or researching the history of your house? Wondering what those DNA matches really mean? Learn all those answers and more at Ottawa Public Library’s second annual Discover Your Roots: Genealogy and Local History Fair, taking place Saturday, April 27, 10 am to 3 pm, at Ben Franklin Place, 101 Centrepointe Drive. ...

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Library fines are going down in 2018

Sometimes it feels like everything is getting more expensive but here’s something that’s actually going _ down _ in the new year. The Ottawa Public Library sent a letter to all of its customers recently about changes to their late fees and loan periods: _ Starting Wednesday, January 24, 2018, the Ottawa Public Library (OPL) will be changing some of its fees and loan periods to make it easier for customers to use its collections and services. ...

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Library's free access to New York Times great for researchers and Trump addicts alike

[caption id=“attachment_66587” align=“aligncenter” width=“720”] A print edition of the New York Times. Digital access to the venerable newspaper’s website is now available online through the Ottawa Public Library. (Devyn Barrie/OttawaStart.com)[/caption] Whether getting your daily Trump fix, following world affairs or doing research, you can now get free access to the _ New York Times _ and parts of its historical archives through the Ottawa Public Library. ...