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Application for Homebound Services

Homebound Services is a free monthly delivery service of Ottawa Public Library materials that is offered to Ottawa residents. If you are unable to regularly visit a library branch due to age, illness, or disability you may be eligible to register for this service.

What is the reason for requesting delivery of library materials?
Your contact information
Are you currently an Ottawa Public Library cardholder?
Do you have access to a vehicle?
Do you have someone available to pick up library materials?
Alternate contact

Is there an individual or organization whom we can contact if we cannot reach you directly, such as a friend, family member, or facility staff? Please provide their contact information below:

Selections / Placing Requests
Titles or categories
Selection criteria
Please share as much information as possible about your reading preferences so that staff can select based on your interests. (Selection depends on availability.)
Preferred reading format(s)
Indicate your preferred reading format(s) and quantity of each that you would like us to include per month.
Regular Print
Large Print
Music CDs
Graphic Novels
Video Games
Preferred fiction genres
Preferred non-fiction subjects
Are you interested in receiving titles that you have previously read?
The personal information requested for your library card is collected under the authority of the Public Libraries Act. The information collected will be used in the day-to-day operations of the library.

Personal information provided is collected under the authority of Sections 20(a) and (d)  and 23(2) of the Public Libraries Act. Personal information is used to provide library services. The Ottawa Public Library (OPL) is subject to the privacy requirements under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Questions regarding this collection can be addressed to the MFIPPA Coordinator, Ottawa Public Library, 120 Metcalfe Street, Ottawa, ON K1P 5M2 or 613-580-2424.