#Central Area #Central Library Site #OPL #Ottawa Public Library

Ottawa Public Library Board to discuss Central Library site selection and public engagement at April 12 meeting

_ (press release) _ The agenda, and associated documents, for the upcoming Ottawa Public Library Board meeting, scheduled for April 12, 2016, are now available at https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/opl-board-agenda-and-minutes At this meeting, which is open to the public and media, the Board will receive information on the next steps in the Central Library Development Project planning process. ...

#arts #Awesome Authors Youth Writing Contest #books #Friends of the Ottawa Public Library Association #OPL #Ottawa Public Library #poetry #writing

Ottawa Public Library celebrates youth writing at the Awesome Authors awards ceremony

_ (press release) _ The winners of this year’s Ottawa Public Library (OPL) Awesome Authors Youth Writing Contest were announced yesterday, Tuesday, March 29, at Centrepointe Theatre. Prizes were handed out to honour Ottawa-area youth between the ages of 9 and 17 who submitted poems and/or short stories in French and/or English, between December 2015 and February 2016. ...

#books #food literacy #health #library #OPL #Ottawa Public Library #Province of Ontario

Investing in Ottawa Public Library

_ (via Ottawa Public Library) _ Ontario is supporting 10 new projects in public libraries that will improve services for Ontarians.  The Ottawa Public Library will receive $186,890 over two years to offer innovative food literacy programming.  This investment is part of the Ontario Libraries Capacity Fund, a $10 million program to help public libraries support strong, vibrant communities and better meet the changing needs of Ontarians. ...