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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

Nearest branches

Fitzroy Harbour

100 Clifford Campbell

Open next:
Thursday: 10:00 am-1:00 pm, 5:30 pm-8:30 pm

Beaverbrook

2500 Campeau

Wednesday: 10:00 am-9:00 pm

Hazeldean

50 Castlefrank

Wednesday: 10:00 am-8:30 pm

Branch Announcements

The branch is undergoing an expansion.

  • The branch will permanently close at 8:30 p.m. on August 25 and reopen in its new space within the Constance and Buckham’s Bay Community Centre at 4:30 p.m. on September 3.
  • The book drop will be available during the closure.

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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Contact

Address
262 Len Purcell
Ottawa K0A 3M0

Telephone:
613-832-0063

Email:
ConstanceBay2@ottawa.ca

Branch Features

  • Book drop open 24 hours
  • Free parking
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wireless Access
  • Battery recycling
  • Chromebooks available

What's Happening at Constance Bay

Programs and Events

Amazement Labs Presents!

August 4, 2015 - 10:30am

Amazement Specialist, Chris Pilsworth, presents the weird, the wild and the wonderful! His team of mad scientists has pulled out all the stops for this show. Featured demonstrations include the rubber duck of danger, the silver hoops of Madagascar and a live singing bottle! All of these mysteries and other unbelievable inventions will leave you flabbergasted! Ages 4-12. Registration required.

Duration: 60 min

Registration required? Yes

Learn more about: Amazement Labs Presents!

Closing Ceremony

August 18, 2015 - 10:30am

Join us for the TD Summer Reading Club 2015 wrap-up!

Duration: 60 min

Registration required? No

Learn more about: Closing Ceremony

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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.