Regular hours resumed Sept. 7, 2021

15/10/2021

Ottawa Public Library has returned to regular pre-pandemic hours at most branches as of September 7, 2021 — including Sunday hours at 10 branches and InfoService. Hours are posted at branch entrances and on the Hours and location page of the OPL website.   

 

Carp Branch

18/10/2021

Carp branch will be closed on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 for operational use by the City of Ottawa. Regular service will resume Wednesday,  October 27, 2021 at 10 am. 

Overdrive: Issues with older Apple devices or browsers

12/10/2021

Recent changes by Overdrive and Libby have impacted compatibility with older versions of Apple's mobile and desktop operating systems. Those who use older Apple devices (Mac computers running lower than macOS 10.12.1 and iPhones/iPads running iOS 9) may have trouble using the OverDrive desktop or mobile apps, while Libby is no longer supported on iPhones and iPads running iOS 9.

Carlingwood branch: Elevator out of service

18/10/2021

The elevator at Carlingwood branch is currently out of service. 

Alta Vista branch: Reopening October 22

21/10/2021

Alta Vista branch will return to regular service and hours on Friday, October 22, 2021.

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Aging Well Together

 Aging Well Together at the Library

Aging Well Together at the Library is an educational series that promotes healthy aging. Adults 55 years of age and older and their caregivers can access information on a variety of healthy living topics through group sessions and via the online portal. Past partners include: Ottawa Public HealthCompassionate Ottawa, and the Council on Aging of Ottawa.

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Financial health booklist

Aging Well Together : Financial Health / Bien Vieillir Ensemble: Santé financièreby Jill_Biblio

For Financial Literacy Month, with the 2019 theme of "Take charge of your finances", explore these resources to empower you. Below are books and ebooks to borrow, as well as websites for learning either individually or as a group. / À l'occasion du Mois de la littératie financière 2019, ayant pour thème « Prenez vos finances en main », nous vous invitons à explorer les ressources ci-dessous. Vous y trouverez des livres, des livres numériques et des sites web pour apprendre seul ou en groupe.