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  • Contactless Returns and Holds Pickup Service at OPL


    OPL is offering contactless returns and holds pickup service at select branches, during new hours of operation. Find the details of this new service and branch opening dates here.

    • RETURNS will be accepted only during hours of operation, no appointment necessary. Due dates for currently checked out materials have been extended and late fees suspended.
    • HOLDS PICKUPS are by appointment only. Make an appointment here.

    In accordance with Ottawa Public Health directive, please wear a mask when entering a branch.

    For information about Library cards, virtual programs, and more, contact  InfoService by phone or email.

2020 Audie Awards


Each year the Audio Publishers Association honors the best titles in audio publishing at a gala awards ceremony. In 2020, the Twenty-Fifth Annual Audie Awards® ceremony will be held at Guastavino's in Manhattan on Monday, March 2nd. Awards will be given in twenty-four categories including Audiobook of the Year, with a Lifetime Achievement Award given to Stephen King.  Why not try some of the nominees from Ottawa Public Library's collection of audiobooks?  Maybe you'll find your new favorite author or reader!

Audie Award Nomineesby Steacy_Library

Some of OPLs audiobook titles that are nominated for an Audie Award. In 2020, the Twenty-Fifth Annual Audie Awards® ceremony will be held Monday, March 2nd. Check out their website below for past winners and current nominees.