Events Archive - 2015

Monthly Mammoth book sale!

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Our mammoth sized book sale in a monthly format 

Next sale:

Saturday, November 21
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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Friends of the Ottawa Public Library (St. Laurent) Special Used Book Sale

Gift books including lots of Folio Society and cookbooks. Also DVD sets and CDs.

Cash/debit/credit.

St-Laurent Used Book Sale
Saturday, December 5th
10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
515 Côté St.


Monthly Mammoth book sale!

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Our mammoth sized book sale in a monthly format 

Next sale:

Saturday, November 21
10 am to 2 pm

At the James Bartleman Archives and Library Materials Centre

(100 Tallwood Drive)


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 7th
10 a.m. to 4 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, October 3rd
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 


Second Editions Anniversary: Half Price Sale

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Second Editions, the bookstore at the Nepean/Centrepointe branch, celebrates its 20th anniversary on Saturday, October 3rd with a half price book sale!


St-Laurent Hallowe'en Used Book Sale

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Lots of good kids' books. 
Also DVD box sets, CDs, etc. 
Cash, debit/credit cards. 
Friends of the Ottawa Public Library, St. Laurent Branch, 515 Coté St., 

St-Laurent Hallowe'en Used Book Sale
Saturday, October 31st
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Monthly Mammoth book sale!

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Our mammoth sized book sale in a monthly format 

Next sale:

Saturday, October 17
10 am to 2 pm

At the James Bartleman Archives and Library Materials Centre

(100 Tallwood Drive)


Monthly Mammoth book sale!

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Our mammoth sized book sale in a monthly format 

Next sale:

Saturday, September 19
10 am to 2 pm

At the James Bartleman Archives and Library Materials Centre

(100 Tallwood Drive)


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 5th
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 


Monthly Mammoth book sale!

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Our mammoth sized book sale in a monthly format 

Next sale:

Saturday, August 22
10 am to 2 pm

At the James Bartleman Archives and Library Materials Centre

(100 Tallwood Drive)


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, August 1st
10 a.m. to 4 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, July 4th
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 


Monthly Mammoth book sale!

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Our mammoth sized book sale in a monthly format

Next sale:

Saturday, July 25
10 am to 2 pm

At the James Bartleman Archives and Library Materials Centre

(100 Tallwood Drive)


Relax & Read Summer Book Sale

This summer, Buy 3 Get 1 Free at the Main branch bookstore, 120 Metcalfe


St. Laurent branch, Summer Used Book Sale

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Quality kids' & adult books. Big ART BOOK sale! Also DVDs, CDs, etc. Cash/debit/credit.

St. Laurent branch: 515 Côté Street, Ottawa

Saturday, June 6th
10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 


Emerald Plaza June Book Sale


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, June 6th
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 


Monthly Mammoth book sale!

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Our mammoth sized book sale in a monthly format

Next sale:

Saturday, June 20
10 am to 2 pm

At the James Bartleman Archives and Library Materials Centre

(100 Tallwood Drive)


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, May 2nd
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 


Monthly Mammoth book sale!

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Our mammoth sized book sale in a monthly format 

Next sale:

Saturday, May 23
10 am to 2 pm

At the James Bartleman Archives and Library Materials Centre

(100 Tallwood Drive)


Monthly Mammoth book sale!

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

Next sale:

Saturday, April 18th
10 am to 2 pm

At the James Bartleman Archives and Library Materials Centre

(100 Tallwood Drive)


Greenboro Friends Used Book Sale

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, April 4
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 


Notice: Special General Meeting Saturday, March 7

We will hold a Special General Meeting open to all FOPLA members on Saturday, March 7 at 8:30 a.m. in the Auditorium at the Main Library (120 Metcalfe Street) to approve a motion to retain Collins Barrow’s auditing services.

Each FOPLA member has a right to vote by proxy. If you are not able to attend the meeting in person, please complete the proxy form and send it to the secretary of FOPLA at the address shown on the form.


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, March 7
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 


Rockcliffe Park Book Sale

10,000 + donated books at bargain prices!

Collectors’ table, DVDs, CDs, and vinyl!

Rockcliffe Park Community Hall, 380 Springfield Road, Ottawa

Saturday, April 11: 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday, April 12: 11 am – 5pm

Cash and cheques only please!

Proceeds support the Rockcliffe Park Branch of the Ottawa Public Library

For more information:

www.biblioottawalibrary.ca/programs


Special Arctic Display at Second Editions Bookstore

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Beginning March 2nd, Second Editions bookstore at the Nepean-Centrepointe library will showcase the Arctic with a special display and book sale. The selection will include books related to travel, Inuit life, exploration, history, plant life, and history. Stop by our store to see the impressive range of materials.


Monthly Mammoth book sale!

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

Next sale:

Saturday, March 21st
10 am to 2 pm

At the James Bartleman Archives and Library Materials Centre

(100 Tallwood Drive)


Vanier Special Book Sale

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Love to read a real book and get a great deal? 

Friends of the Ottawa Public Library, Vanier Branch, 310 Pères Blancs

Vanier Used Book Sale
Sunday, March 29


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, February 7
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 


Monthly Mammoth book sale!

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

Next sale:

Saturday, February 21st
10 am to 2 pm

At the James Bartleman Archives and Library Materials Centre

(100 Tallwood Drive)


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 3
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 


Monthly Mammoth book sale!

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

Next sale:

Saturday, January 17th
10 am to 2 pm

At the James Bartleman Archives and Library Materials Centre

(100 Tallwood Drive)