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  • New Curbside Returns and Holds Pick Up Service begins in June

    29/05/2020

    OPL will offer a new Curbside Returns and Holds Pick Up service at six branch locations: Main, Nepean Centrepointe, Cumberland, Beaverbrook, Greenboro, Ruth E. Dickson, during new hours of operation.

    • On Monday, June 8, these locations will begin accepting returns; and,
    • On Monday, June 15, holds pick up by appointment will start.

    Find the details of this new curbside service here.

    All OPL branches and Bookmobile stops remain closed to the public.

    • Due dates for currently checked out materials have been extended and late fees suspended.
    • All book drops remain closed.

    For information about Library cards, virtual programs, and more, contact  InfoService by phone or email
    from Monday to Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm.

Get a Free Book for your Baby

It’s never too early to start reading to a child! Babies respond to and benefit from being read to right from the first days of life.

The Ottawa Public Library, in partnership with Ottawa Public Health, makes sure every baby born in Ottawa has a head start by providing them with a coupon for a free book. Whether or not you’ve received your coupon, visit your closest branch to pick up your free board book!

 

Join us for reading fun at the library!

Library programs include stories, activities, songs, puppets and rhymes. These programs are free and offered at branches throughout the city.

Find a library program: