Events Archive - 2013

Greenboro Friends Used Book Sale

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By the Book, a used bookstore and cafe operated by the Friends of the Ottawa Public Library Association (FOPLA), is holding its monthly half-price book sale at 363 Lorry Greenberg Dr.

Drop by for great buys on hundreds of books (most under $2).

Saturday, December 7
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 


mini-Mammoth book sale!

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Our mammoth sized book sale in a mini, monthly format (September - May)

Next sale:

Saturday, December 7
10 am to 2 pm

At the James Bartleman Archives and Library Materials Centre

(100 Tallwood Drive)


Emerald Plaza Library Friends Book Sale!

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Twice Told Tales, a used bookstore operated by the Friends of the Ottawa Public Library Association (FOPLA), is holding a book sale at the Emerald Plaza library branch (1547 Merivale). 

Saturday, December 14
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.


Stittsville library Friends book sale!

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A Good Read, a used bookstore operated by the Friends of the Ottawa Public Library Association (FOPLA), is holding a half-price book sale at the Stittsville library branch (1637 Stittsville Main). 

Saturday, November 2
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.


Greenboro Friends Used Book Sale

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By the Book, a used bookstore and cafe operated by the Friends of the Ottawa Public Library Association (FOPLA), is holding its monthly half-price book sale at 363 Lorry Greenberg Dr.

Drop by for great buys on hundreds of books (most under $2).

Saturday, November 2
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 


mini-Mammoth book sale!

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Our mammoth sized book sale in a mini, monthly format (September - May)

Next sale:

Saturday, November 23
10 am to 2 pm

At the James Bartleman Archives and Library Materials Centre

(100 Tallwood Drive)


mini-Mammoth book sale!

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Our mammoth sized book sale in a mini, monthly format (September - May)

Next sale:

Saturday, October 26
10 am to 2 pm

At the James Bartleman Archives and Library Materials Centre

(100 Tallwood Drive)


St. Laurent: Used Book Sale

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Used book sale at the St. Laurent library branch

Saturday, October 19th
10:00-3:30

Books and audiovisual materials for children and adults


mini-Mammoth book sale!

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Our mammoth sized book sale in a mini, monthly format (September - May)

Next sale:

Saturday, September 21
10 am to 2 pm

At the James Bartleman Archives and Library Materials Centre

(100 Tallwood Drive)

 


pot-pourri 2013 book launch!

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When: 6:30 p.m. on October 8

Where: The Auditorium of the Main Library branch of the Ottawa Public Library (120 Metcalfe).

FOPLA kindly requests your attendance to this exciting event where Ottawa’s youngest literary talent will be recognized and celebrated. 


Greenboro Friends Used Book Sale

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By the Book, a used bookstore and cafe operated by the Friends of the Ottawa Public Library Association (FOPLA), is holding its monthly half-price book sale at 363 Lorry Greenberg Dr.

Drop by for great buys on hundreds of books (most under $2).

Saturday, October 5
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 


Greenboro Friends Used Book Sale

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By the Book, a used bookstore and cafe operated by the Friends of the Ottawa Public Library Association (FOPLA), is holding its monthly half-price book sale at 363 Lorry Greenberg Dr.

Drop by for great buys on hundreds of books (most under $2).

Saturday, September 7
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 


Second Editions sale at Nepean Centrepointe

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From September 18th to 21st books will be on sale, 10 for $1 in preparation for a temporary closing due to renovations.


Book a time to browse our books

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Can’t wait until the next Mini-Mammoth sale to find a good book?

Visit us by appointment any weekday! We have thousands of books for you to peruse.

Just call our volunteers at (613) 580-2424 ext. 27875 to arrange a time to visit.

James Bartleman Centre,
City of Ottawa Central Archives and Ottawa Public Library Materials Centre
100 Tallwood Dr. - Room 149

FOPLA is a non-profit group that supports Ottawa’s public libraries. If you visit us by appointment we ask that you make a $5 minimum donation, which will be credited toward your purchase. 

St. Laurent: Used Book Sale

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Used book sale at the St. Laurent library branch

Saturday, June 22nd
10:00-3:30

Books and audiovisual materials for children and adults


Alta Vista: Special Used Book Sale

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Pick up great books at great prices! The Friends of the Ottawa Public Library's 'Bookery' will hold a half-priced book sale.

Saturday, June 8, 2013
10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Annual General Meeting

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This year’s AGM will be held on Tuesday, June 18th  at 7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium at 120 Metcalfe Street.

President's Letter

AGM Agenda

Proxy Vote

FOPLA's 2012 Annual Report

Minutes of 2012 AGM


Doors Open Ottawa

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Our volunteers will be selling books during Doors Open Ottawa at our central sorting facility. Come pay us a visit!

James Bartleman Centre, City of Ottawa Central Archives and Ottawa Public Library Materials Centre
100 Tallwood Drive 
Map 

Sunday, June 2, 2013 - 10:00 to 16:00



mini-Mammoth book sale!

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A sale will be held one Saturday every month of the school year to replace our annual Mammoth Used Book Sale.


The sales will take place in the lobby of the James Bartleman Archives and Library Materials Centre (100 Tallwood Drive) from 10am to 2pm.

May 11 - 10am to 2pm


Carp Friends' 5th Anniversary

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Carp branch is pleased to announce the 5th anniversary of Carp Book Corner and the establishment of the Carp Friends of the Ottawa Public Library.  

Please join staff and fellow volunteers in celebrating this milestone at our Volunteer Appreciation

Friday, June 7, 2013
10 a.m. to noon

Refreshments to follow the official cutting of the cake.

 


mini-Mammoth book sale!

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A sale will be held one Saturday every month of the school year to replace our annual Mammoth Used Book Sale.


The sales will take place in the lobby of the James Bartleman Archives and Library Materials Centre (100 Tallwood Drive) from 10am to 2pm.

April 13 - 10am to 2pm


St. Laurent: Used Book Sale

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Used book sale at the St. Laurent library branch

Saturday, April 6th
10:00-3:30

Books and audiovisual materials for children and adults


mini-Mammoth book sale!

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A sale will be held one Saturday every month of the school year to replace our annual Mammoth Used Book Sale.


The sales will take place in the lobby of the James Bartleman Archives and Library Materials Centre (100 Tallwood Drive) from 10am to 2pm.

March 16 - 10am to 2pm


Alta Vista: Special Used Book Sale

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Pick up great books at great prices! The Friends of the Ottawa Public Library's 'Bookery' will hold a half-priced book sale.

Saturday, April 13, 2013
10:00 am - 12:00 pm


mini-Mammoth book sale!

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A sale will be held one Saturday every month of the school year to replace our annual Mammoth Used Book Sale.


The sales will take place in the lobby of the James Bartleman Archives and Library Materials Centre (100 Tallwood Drive) from 10am to 2pm.

February 9 - 10am to 2pm


Alta Vista: Special Used Book Sale

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Pick up great books at great prices! The Friends of the Ottawa Public Library's 'Bookery' will hold a half-priced book sale.

Saturday, February 9, 2013
10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Beaverbrook Two-Day Clear Out Book Sale!

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The Beaverbrook branch of the Ottawa Public Library will close on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 for a major renovation and expansion related to the construction of the West District Library.

In preparation for the branch closure, we are having a two-day clear out sale! Come visit us at the Beaverbrook library branch to get great books at great prices.

Friday, January 25: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m

Saturday, January 26: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Carp Friends at the Carp Farmer's Market

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In celebration of their used bookstore's 5th anniversary, the volunteers of Carp Book Corner will be at the Carp Farmer's Market on June 8th with cupcakes! Receive a cupcake in exchange for a gently-used book donation to the Friends of the Ottawa Public Library.

8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Carp Fairgrounds - 3790 Carp Road


Greenboro Friends Used Book Sale

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By the Book, a used bookstore and cafe operated by the Friends of the Ottawa Public Library Association (FOPLA), is holding its monthly half-price book sale at 363 Lorry Greenberg Dr.

Drop by for great buys on hundreds of books (most under $2).

Saturday, January 12
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.