Tag: Ottawa Public Library

Summer reads for teens

Wondering what Ottawa teens are reading this summer? Looking for your own books to bring to summer camp? The Carlingwood Branch of the Ottawa Public Library shared some of its Teen Advisory Group members’ summer reading picks. 1) Isabelle Wong’s pick. – Book Exit Plans for Teenage Freaks […]

Celebrating Cultures at the library

As part of Welcoming Ottawa Week (WOW) the Ottawa Public Library is organizing Celebrating Cultures events in conjunction with Ottawa Local Immigration Partnership (Olip). Last year’s celebration at Carlingwood included a “Learn to Hula” session with local dance instructor Cynthia Martin, a screening of Lester Alfonso’s film Twelve […]

Learning the ‘pointe’ of ballet

Professional dancers offered local children a close-up examination of how ballet performances are created. Ballet Jörgen’s family-friendly ‘Ballet 101’ workshops were held in Kitchissippi on Friday, March 14, one at Carlingwood and the other at the Rosemount library branch. Seven other libraries in Ottawa also offered the workshops […]

Awesome authors from Kitchissippi

The Ottawa Public Library’s Awesome Authors youth writing contest included two winners from Kitchissippi. Fisher Park P.S.’s Sophia Carney won first place in the short story contest for youth aged 12-14 with her science fiction story. Isabella Crysler, age 11, who attends Churchill Alternative Public School, won both […]

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