UPDATE: Curbside services during the stay-at-home order– effective Apr. 8

08/04/2021

Starting Thursday, April 8:

  • All our open branches will offer curbside returns and holds pick up.
  • Customers will no longer be permitted to enter the buildings.
  • The Bookmobile and Homebound Services will continue.
  • Hours of operation will remain the same.
  • Borrowed items can only be returned when branches are open.
  • Mask wearing outside in line remains mandatory.

For more details, go to the OPL blog.

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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.