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Book drop

The external book drop is temporarily closed - temporary book drop bins are available 

281 Woodroffe

  • 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

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Branch Announcements

Carlingwood branch will be closed from Thursday, October 9 to Wednesday, October 15, 2014 to receive improvements.


281 Woodroffe
Ottawa K2A 3W4



Branch Features

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

What's Happening at Carlingwood


Carlingwood's External Book Drop is now CLOSED

If you would like to return your library materials to Carlingwood we have placed two temporary book drop bins at the bottom of the ramp at the front door to the library.  You are able to drop off library materials into the bins seven days a w

Learn more about: Carlingwood's External Book Drop is now CLOSED

Carlingwood's October Closure

Just a quick reminder that Carlingwood will be closed from October 9th to the 15th.  You can still drop off your returns by thier due dates because the book drop will be open (you can also return books to any OPL branch).

Learn more about: Carlingwood's October Closure

Health DVDs for Seniors

Here are a few DVDs that may be of interest to seniors -- I was just organizing the dispaly of DVDs at Carlingwood and came across these -- they look good.  Check them out!

Learn more about: Health DVDs for Seniors

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Programs and Events

Youth Zone Job Workshop

October 28, 2014 - 5:00pm

Get tips on what makes a dynamic resume and how to polish your interview skills. Bring in your resume for some one-on-one feedback from a City of Ottawa Youth Zone employment specialist. Drop-in program for 16-30 year olds.

Duration: 90 min

Registration required? Yes

Learn more about: Youth Zone Job Workshop

Techno Buddies

October 28, 2014 - 5:15pm

Teen volunteers share their knowledge of technology with older adults one-on-one. Learn about Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, and e-mail.

Duration: 60 min

Registration required? Yes

Learn more about: Techno Buddies

Imperfect Pets

November 1, 2014 - 1:30pm

Enjoy a lively set of stories and misadventures featuring a shoplifting dog, a rehabilitated duck with a broken wing and a furry hamster who moves out, as told by Ottawa Storytellers, Janet LeRoy and Kim Kilpatrick. Children will be invited to join in on sound effects and to meet Tulia, Kim's guide dog. Ages 7-10.

Duration: 60 min

Registration required? Yes

Learn more about: Imperfect Pets

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Meeting Rooms

Meeting room

Capacity: 60
Information: 613-580-2940

About Carlingwood

Located just off Carling Avenue, the Carlingwood branch is conveniently located to shopping and a major bus route. The branch features a bright and airy feel spread over three floors. A bustling children's department greets visitors on the ground floor and adds to the vital atmosphere.