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.
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.
We chatted with Erica Vanden Bosch, recipient of uOttawa's 2017 Friends of the Ottawa Public Library Scholarship, about studying information management.
A huge congratulations to FOPLA volunteer, Heather Murphy, who was awarded Ontario’s 2017 Senior of the Year Award for the Municipality of Ottawa.
FOPLA donated $350,000 to the Ottawa Public Library (OPL) in 2016, a figure which represents our second largest annual donation to date.
FOPLA President Chantal Cloutier offered resounding support from FOPLA for the vision, location, and proposed partnership with Library and Archives Canada for Ottawa's new library facility.