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Constance Bay

262 Len Purcell

Opening hours

Monday: 4:30 pm-8:30 pm
Tuesday: 10:00 am-1:00 pm, 4:30 pm-8:30 pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 4:30 pm-8:30 pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 10:00 am-2:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

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Branch Announcements

The branch is open while it undergoes an expansion. The bookdrop is also available.

Project details:

  • Joint project of the Constance and Buckham's Bay Community Association, City of Ottawa, and OPL.
  • Overall project budget: $1,725,000 (OPL’s contribution: $400,000)
  • Completion date: Fall 2015

Key features will include:

  • Branch expansion to 1,000 sq ft., which will increase the branch size by about 100%
  • Natural light and windows
  • Expansion of self service, including self-checkout stations
  • Installation of RFID (radio frequency identification) technology
  • Improvements to materials processing and movement within the branch
  • Library return box integrated into building
  • More public computers
  • Programming space, shared with the community centre
  • Accessibility improvements
  • More seating 

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262 Len Purcell
Ottawa K0A 3M0



Branch Features

  • Book drop open 24 hours
  • Free parking
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wireless Access

What's Happening at Constance Bay

Programs and Events

Buck Rogers: Become a Space Ranger

March 17, 2015 - 10:30am

Become a Space Ranger and join Buck Rogers on his interplanetary journey. First introduced in 1928, Buck led the way exploring space on his rocket. Participants will be read comic strip tales of Buck’s adventures and make plans for their own space travels, designing their own rocket. Each child will receive an honorary Interstellar Exploration membership card. Delivered in English by bilingual staff. Ages 6-12.

Duration: 60 min

Registration required? Yes

Learn more about: Buck Rogers: Become a Space Ranger

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About Constance Bay

Get your family out for activities at the community centre and visit the Library all at the same time! Located in the Constance and Buckham's Bay Community Centre, the branch is at the centre of community life, surrounded by indoor and outdoor activities. Check out a book, surf the web using the high-speed connection, or request items from across the OPL system through the online catalogue. Situated close to the beautiful Ottawa River and abundant nature.