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No current Closure Service Announcements at this time.

Notices

  • MAINTENANCE ALERT: Access to the catalogue and client accounts will be intermittent on Sunday, July 14, between 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 

    MAINTENANCE ALERT: Access to the catalogue and client accounts will be intermittent on Sunday, July 14, between 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. During the maintenance window, complete outages are possible.

  • OPL Summer Hours

    A quick reminder that Sunday hours will be paused for the months of July and August and will return in September, as in previous years. 

    The last Sunday to enjoy Library services is June 30. However, Sunday hours will start up again on September 8. 

    Currently there are ten OPL branches that offer Sunday hours from September through June:  
    Beaverbrook, Cumberland, Greenboro, Hazeldean,  Main, Nepean Centrepointe, North Gloucester, Orleans, Ruth E. Dickinson, Stittsville and Info-Service

    All other branches will maintain the same hours of operation for the summer.  

  • Carlingwood branch: Parking Lot Rehabilitation

    The parking lot at the Carlingwood branch of Ottawa Public Library (281 Woodroffe) will be repaved with a permeable paving system starting Tuesday, July 2 until early September. The branch will remain open as usual during the repairs.     

    Parking is permitted for OPL clients at the Carlingwood Shopping Centre (2121 Carling Ave). Please be aware that there will be construction noise during this period.  

  • Construction and Repair at the Main branch

    Starting Monday, June 3, the Main branch of Ottawa Public Library will be undergoing significant repairs to the building’s foundation.   

    The main entrance will be limited to one door only but will remain accessible.  

    The branch, collections, and all services will remain open and available throughout the construction. 

  • OPL’s Alta Vista branch to close for six weeks starting June 3 for roof repairs

    Due to roof upgrades, the Alta Vista branch of Ottawa Public Library will be temporarily closed from June 3 for approximately six weeks. 

    Although the branch will be closed during this time, OPL will offer select services at the Jim Durrell Recreation Centre (JDRC), located at 1265 Walkley Road. 

    Please find the hours below:

    Monday to Thursday:  10 am- 8:30 pm

    Friday:    1 pm – 6 pm

    Saturday:   10 am – 5 pm

    Sunday: Closed

    OPL's Alta Vista branch will reopen Friday, July 19 at 1pm.

    For more information, click here: OPL’s Alta Vista branch to close for six weeks starting June 3 for roof repairs | Ottawa Public Library (biblioottawalibrary.ca)

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No general Service Announcements at this time.