Voices from the Community

Add your voice to the mounting support for this project.
The new location will be a pinnacle to Ottawa and Canadian culture. It is important, therefore, to ensure there is adequate access to community resource programs through the new location. Low-income patrons of the library and newcomers to Ottawa would greatly benefit from making local guides to food banks, low-income assistance programs, and employment/training workshops accessible at the central location.
Hayley Pusztai-David
I will love to see a beautiful space for Children , including a performance theatre state of the Art and because I am a writer for children I will love to see more support for self published Authors . My book Shine is already in the catalogue and I will like to see the other locations have some of my books I am all for the children and most especially the orphans and sick kids. I want the library to be a big part of there healing
Ngozi Mbonu
Please ensure that the new library will have at least a study room exactly like what the Lorry Greenberg Public Library near Ottawa South Keys area has. If possible, please ensure that each seat has at least an electric socket for the user to plug a laptop or tablet. If you have enough place, please make this room as large and with as many seats as possible. Or, please make multiple study rooms if the new building is a multi-floor slim building. Thanks.
Sifu Low

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