OTTAWA — The Ottawa Public Library (OPL) is delighted to invite you to a strong and inspiring set of virtual events in celebration of International Women’s Day (IWD) – held annually on March 8 when the Library’s IWD programming lifts off.
The OPL’s theme for this year’s IWD ‘Sheros,’ highlights women and their outstanding achievements during the pandemic.
OPL has partnered with the Ottawa International Writers Festival (OIWF) to bring you some exciting writers and works you will not want to miss:
- March 8: Join Koa Beck, author of White Feminist.
- March 15: Eden Robinson will be discussing her latest release of the Trickster trilogy – Return of the Trickster.
- March 16: Young Adult (YA) fiction author Jasmin Kaur will discuss her newest novel If I Tell You the Truth.
Also, on March 24, meet remarkable women from the Ottawa area who will share the story of how they took action during the recent crisis and earned the moniker “Pandemic Shero.”
“Join us for an inspiring live-streamed panel discussion to meet Canadian Sheros and hear about their pandemic-related challenges and how they overcame to help make a difference to their community,” OPL staff released in a statement March 4. “Register now and don’t miss this unique opportunity to hear from discover new books and authors while participating in dynamic and encouraging discussions. You can also find these authors’ books available in the OPL collection.”
For more information on this program, visit BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca.