Current In-Person Services


OPEN BRANCHES: 22 of our branches and the Bookmobile are currently open for modified services at this time.

Additional branches will reopen for contactless returns and holds pickup in the fall and early winter. Details:

HOURS AND LOCATIONS: for current branch hours.

BOOKMOBILE: for the current Bookmobile stops schedule.

MANDATORY: Masks are required to be worn inside Ottawa Public Library branches, as per theTemporary Mandatory Mask By-law. Customers who are not wearing masks will not be allowed inside branches. Exceptions apply for people with medical exemptions.

Website Maintenance : Saturday, November 28


We will be performing maintenance to our systems on Saturday, November 28. Placing holds, accessing accounts, and some online resources may be unavailable intermittently Saturday evening. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Wednesday Dec 2, 2020 at 4:00pm / until Dec 16, 2020


Tuesday Dec 1, 2020 at 4:00pm


Tuesday Dec 8, 2020 at 4:00pm / until Dec 15, 2020


Tuesday Dec 8, 2020 at 4:00pm / until Dec 15, 2020

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Thursday Nov 26, 2020 at 1:00pm