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    Interview with Ottawa author – Jamieson Findlay

    Posted on May 19, 2014 by in Blog

    In celebration of Canadian Children’s Book Week, Twice Upon a Time/Il était deux fois brings you this exclusive interview with Ottawa author, Jamieson Findlay. Jamieson Findlay is the author of two books for children, most recently The Summer of Permanent Wants. It is about a grandmother and granddaughter who convert a small canal boat into a floating secondhand bookstore. […]

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  • Why I got involved… Spotlight on Jennifer Walker

    Posted on February 4, 2014 by in Blog

    Like several of the people involved with Twice Upon a Time, I am a librarian.  When I was six years old, my public library branch in my hometown of St. Catharines, Ontario had a visit from Polkaroo.  This was the ’80s, and I don’t think anyone was more popular with the six-year-old set than Polkaroo.  […]

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  • How it all began…..

    Posted on December 7, 2013 by in Blog

    By Alexandra and Kris We came to Ottawa in 2006 when Alexandra became the librarian at Rideau Branch of the Ottawa Public Library. We chose to live just north of the Market area downtown. Living and working in the Lowertown neighbourhood meant that we were around a lot of different kinds of communities all the […]

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