Provincial State of Emergency: Impact to OPL Services

20/01/2021

OPL services have not been impacted by the provincial announcement on Tuesday, January 12. Curbside returns and holds pickup services will continue at open branches.

Hours of operation will remain the same for most branches. Greely, North Gower, and Richmond branches will shift their hours to close by 8 p.m., and all Bookmobile stops will close by 8 p.m.

For details about current services, please visit this page.

HOLDS: If you cannot pick up your hold on time, please cancel it in your online account or contact Infoservice before the pickup date. 

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Bookmobile begins modified service Monday, August 17

12/08/2020

The Bookmobile will begin offering contactless returns and holds pickup service on Monday, August 17, with a modified schedule. No appointment is needed to pick up holds or return items at the Bookmobile.  

 

The Bookmobile will be serving the following stops:

 

  • Hunt Club (3310 McCarthy)
  • Bayshore (175 Woodridge)
  • Riverside (747 Ridgewood)
  • Farley Mowat (75 Waterbridge)
  • Rideauview (4310 Shoreline)
  • Strathcona (731 Chapel Crescent)
  • Carleton Heights (1665 Apeldoorn)
  • Vars (5750 Buckland)
  • Cambridge (250 Cambridge Street North)

 

At this time, in-person browsing will not be available on the Bookmobile.

 

As of Monday, August 17, Bookmobile holds that are designated for a closed stop will be available for pick up at any of the open stops on the modified schedule.

 

The Kiosk at the Hunt Club-Riverside Park Community Centre remains closed for the moment. Kiosk holds will be available for pickup at the Bookmobile’s Hunt Club stop on Mondays (2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.) and Wednesdays (2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.).

 

For the full Bookmobile schedule, please visit the Bookmobile page.

 

Health and Safety          

 

Masks are required to be worn inside the Bookmobile, as per the Temporary Mandatory Mask By-law.

 

The health and safety of our customers and employees is our highest priority.  For more information on health and safety, please visit this page.

Comments

Just ask where can I return books from Manotic area?

The Manotick branch is currently closed, but you can return books to any open branch during operational hours or to a Bookmobile stop (see https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/current-branch-services for a list of open branches). For Manotick, the nearest open branches are Ruth E. Dickinson in Barrhaven and Greely. You can find the a map of branches, as well as their hours, on this page: https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/library. Thank you.