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Check out our 2018 Annual Report

By |2019-06-18T14:47:06-04:0018 June 2019|Categories: Announcements|Tags: , , |

What FOPLA achieved in 2018 Total revenues of $479,749 (20% greater than budget). 310 volunteers logged over 30,000 volunteer hours. Countless books sorted and sold in library branches and 42,604 books sent to our online bookselling partner, Better World Books. Increased traffic at FOPLA sales events like the monthly Mammoth Sale with a promotion video and advertising. Renewed our Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ottawa [...]

Dedicated FOPLA volunteer posthumously awarded OPL’s Order of Friendship

By |2018-10-23T12:12:31-04:0023 October 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

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.

Outgoing President Chantal Cloutier reflects on past and future success

By |2019-04-09T14:07:31-04:0003 July 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

In her parting President's Message, outgoing FOPLA President, Chantal Cloutier, reflects on the stellar last year of achievements made by FOPLA in support of the Ottawa Public Library.