What is FOPLA? Learn how the Friends of the Ottawa Public Library Assocation supports the Ottawa Public Library every year, and how you can get involved.
Helen Tweddle, a long-serving and dedicated FOPLA volunteer, was posthumously awarded the Ottawa Public Library’s (OPL) Order of Friendship award on October 9.
2017 was a wonderfully successful year for the Friends of the Ottawa Public Library Association (FOPLA), as we launched a new website, increased our reach in the community, and gave the Ottawa Public Library our largest donation yet of $360,000.
Did you know that in addition to used books, FOPLA also accepts donations of audio visual materials such as CDs, DVDs, Blu-ray, vinyl and audiobooks?
We couldn’t be happier to announce that in 2017 FOPLA donated $360,000 to the Ottawa Public Library, all thanks to the support of our loyal customers and dedicated volunteers.
The Ottawa Public Library is now one of six libraries in Canada to provide the opportunity to borrow and enjoy a collection of 150 musical instruments.