Current In-Person Services


OPEN BRANCHES: 22 of our branches and the Bookmobile are currently open for modified services at this time.

Additional branches will reopen for contactless returns and holds pickup in the fall and early winter. Details:

HOURS AND LOCATIONS: for current branch hours.

BOOKMOBILE: for the current Bookmobile stops schedule.

MANDATORY: Masks are required to be worn inside Ottawa Public Library branches, as per theTemporary Mandatory Mask By-law. Customers who are not wearing masks will not be allowed inside branches. Exceptions apply for people with medical exemptions.

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Batte of the Books display at the Cumberland branch


The amazing team of teen volunteers at the Cumberland branch helped make a display for the Battle of the Books. It’s a great chance to discover your favourite summer read! The competition starts this week and will last until the end of August. If you vote at the information desk of the Cumberland branch you could win a prize by weekly draw!