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ALERT: Rosemount Revitalization Open House-Round Two!

The Ottawa Public Library has announced that a second set of community consultations with the architects on the revitalization of the Rosemount Library will take place at two Open Houses on:
Thursday, December 13, 2018;   6 to 8 pm   and
Saturday, December 15, 2018; Noon to 2 pm.

Come by the  branch, meet your neighbours, hear the architects and share your ideas about what Rosemount branch can be.

Josh Nutt, Chair, READ Rosemount Community Group

Dec 5, 2017: READ Presents to OPL Board on 2018 Budget

READ Rosemount Chair Josh Nutt made the following presentation to OPL Board.

READ and others already spoke passionately about the need to expand the Rosemount Library at the October board meeting. Rather than rehashing the case for expanding Rosemount, today I want to use my five minutes to talk about how the OPL funds capital projects more broadly.
As urban neighbourhoods intensify, there will be more pressure placed on existing infrastructure. A primary example is the City’s planning rules which call for greater intensification around transit stations. In our neighbourhood around Tunney’s Pasture, it is not uncommon for what was previously a single family home to be replaced with a fourplex. There are even several projects on the go where single lots are being transformed into 20+ unit buildings. While the City’s pro-intensification position is laudable, the City needs to make sure that the necessary supporting infrastructure is in place. This includes a wide variety of hard infrastructure, social services, and libraries. Continue reading Dec 5, 2017: READ Presents to OPL Board on 2018 Budget

READ Presents to Library Board Sept 6, 2016

READ Rosemount will be making a major presentation on the future of the Rosemount Library to the Ottawa Public Library Board which is meeting on Tuesday, September 6, 2016.

What: Meeting of the Ottawa Public Library Board
When: Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Time:  5 pm
Location: Ottawa City Hall, 110 Laurier Ave W.  Champlain Room

The READ presentation will be made by Richard Van Loon. Emily Addison and Joshua Nutt will also make presentations.

This meeting is open to the public. No advance notice of attendance is required unless you intend to make a formal presentation.

READ will be issuing a media advisory on Monday, Sept 5, 2016. It will be posted on this website.