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2 Beaverbrook

  • Mondays:10:00 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
  • Tuesdays:10:00 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
  • Wednesdays:10:00 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
  • Thursdays:10:00 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
  • Fridays:1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
  • Saturdays:10:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.
  • Sundays:Closed

Branch Announcements

The Beaverbrook branch is closed and will reopen August 6, 2014.


Beaverbrook Library Depot

  • The Depot will close its doors permanently on Thursday, July 31 at 8:30 p.m. The book drop will be available until August 5.
  • The Depot is located at the Beaverbrook Centre (2 Beaverbrook Rd).
  • The hours of service will remain the same as the Beaverbrook branch.
  • The Depot will offer limited services including returning borrowed materials, picking up requested items, browsing and borrowing selected high demand materials, using an express Internet station and accessing wireless Internet.
  • For full library service visit the Hazeldean, Stittsville and Centennial branches.
  • The Depot phone number is 613-592-2712.


  • Beaverbrook’s regular programs will be held at the nearby Hazeldean branch with additional programs held at the Depot

Special collections

  • The Kanata Room collection will continue to be available at the Stittsville branch as will the majority of the Chinese collection.
  • French and Arabic materials, and parts of the Russian and Chinese collections, will continue to be available at the Hazeldean branch.


2 Beaverbrook
Ottawa K2K 2W3



Branch Features

  • Credit Cards/Interac Accepted
  • Free Parking
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wireless Access

What's Happening at Beaverbrook


Beaverbrook Branch: June update

We have now entered the Branch fit-up phase as the construction phase has been completed.  Exterior and interior finishes have been completed and shelving and furniture has begun to be delivered and installed.  City and OPL employees inv

Learn more about: Beaverbrook Branch: June update

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Programs and Events

Morse Code Jewelry

July 29, 2014 - 1:30pm

_ _ . . . _ . _ _ DIY Morse Code jewelry! Spell your name or favourite word in beads, while learning Morse Code and practicing your skills on a telegraph key. Ages 9-12. ** NOTE: This event will be held in Hall C, John G. Mlacak Centre, 2500 Campeau Drive.**

Duration: 60 min

Registration required? Yes

Learn more about: Morse Code Jewelry

Handy Hamnett Pinhey!

July 30, 2014 - 10:30am

Ottawa’s first settlers were multi-talented! Discover the skills needed to make a home in the wilderness, learn about one of the area’s early pioneers, and make your own miniature log cabin to take home. Ages 6-12. ** NOTE: This event will take place in Hall C, John G. Mlacak Centre, 2500 Campeau Drive.**

Duration: 45 min

Registration required? Yes

Learn more about: Handy Hamnett Pinhey!

Summer Family Storytime

August 12, 2014 - 10:15am

Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver.

Duration: 30 min

Registration required? No

Learn more about: Summer Family Storytime

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Meeting Rooms

Rooms A+B

Capacity: 90

About Beaverbrook

People in the Kanata area can count on excellent library service from the Beaverbrook branch, thanks to the dedicated staff. The enthusiastic children's staff keeps things interesting for the kids, while adults can rely on quality, personal service throughout the branch. The Beaverbrook branch features a stained glass window designed and produced by Beaverbrook library patrons - a colourful reminder of the community spirit that lives in the branch.

*Branch is closed Sundays from June 8 to August 31, 2014.