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


    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.

Basic Organic Gardening


Join David Hinks, Master Gardener for this introductory workshop where you will learn about the climate and soils of Ottawa, which vegetables grow best here, and how to grow them.

David Hinks is a passionate vegetable gardener with decades of experience.  One of the major themes in his workshops for gardeners is empowering people to grow their own food in a sustainable way.  David is very involved in issues related to food security and with the Lanark County Food Bank he has createdf a number of Community gardens in  Carleton Place, Almonte and Pakenham.