By-law officer (OPL Human Library 2014)

The Good Samaritan
The Good Samaritan By Thorne, Nicola Book - 1998 F THO Available in some locations

Annotation:(Fiction) A privileged housewife becomes attached to a street person, to the disapproval of her family.

Good Neighbors
Good Neighbors A Novel By Jahn, Ryan David Book - 2011 JAHN Available in some locations

Annotation:(Fiction) A story about neighbours who refused to get involved when needed. Inspired by the real life case of Kitty Genovese, attacked in the courtyard of her New York apartment, while her neighbors ignored her cries for help. Title in French: De bons voisins.

Living Me to We
Living Me to We The Guide for Socially Conscious Canadians By Kielburger, Craig Book - 2011 303.484 KIELB Available in some locations

Annotation:Practical tools to inspire you to do one world-changing act a day.

In the Neighborhood
In the Neighborhood The Search for Community on An American Street, One Sleepover at A Time By Lovenheim, Peter Book - 2010 307.33620973 L911 Available in some locations

Annotation:The quirky, heartfelt account of one man's quest to meet his neighbors-and find a sense of community.

Soul of A Citizen
Soul of A Citizen Living With Conviction in Challenging Times By Loeb, Paul Rogat Book - 2010 361.20973 L825 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Moving stories of ordinary Americans who have found unexpected fulfillment in social involvement.

Tepper Isn't Going Out
Tepper Isn't Going Out A Novel By Trillin, Calvin Book - 2001 TRILL Available in some locations

Annotation:(Fiction) Of course it's funny: this is the story of a man whose joy in life is parking.

The Delicate Art of Parking
The Delicate Art of Parking A Comical Investigation DVD - 2004 DELIC Available in some locations

Annotation:An absurd comedy about a Parking Enforcement Officer, who - despite constant abuse from the public - finds truth, honour and serenity in the act of ticketing

Standing up to the Madness
Standing up to the Madness Ordinary Heroes in Extraordinary Times By Goodman, Amy Book - 2008 973.931 G653s Available in some locations
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"Mo" Dualeh goes above and beyond the call of duty by helping out fellow Ottawans as he carries out his job in parking enforcement. Here are some titles that explore how and why people get involved in helping others; as well as a couple of light-hearted takes on parking!


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