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Meet and hear from bestselling, award-winning, and highly acclaimed authors.

Tune in each month for our engaging author talks, offering a chance to hear from your favourite writers and thought leaders, ask questions, and chat with other avid readers who enjoy compelling storytelling. Meet authors in-person or join a virtual author talk.

All programs and events are free and open to the public.  Register for the author events at

Virtual Author Events

Through the Library Speakers Consortium

 New for 2023, OPL offers virtual author talks brought to you in partnership with the Library Speakers Consortium. The free, virtual series takes place two to three times a month and includes the opportunity to ask questions to the author.  

Once you register you will receive a link on the day of the event to log into the live event. Events are online only, no telephone access is available.

Watch past virtual author talks 

Missed a virtual author event or want to relive the session? You can view recordings of all past events online at our microsite

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OPL Book Clubs

Our Book Clubs are a great way to meet other book lovers and participate in lively discussions. A variety of clubs available for contemporary fiction, historical fiction, cookbooks, and more!

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Summer Reading Challenge 2023

Ready. Set. Discover! Register now and join the OPL Summer Reading Challenge for a summer filled with discovery, wonder, and engagement. The challenge runs until August 31, 2023.

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