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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.

Celebrate and support homegrown artistic talent this spring at the NAC’s Ontario Scene!


Ontario Scene is being presented by the National Arts Centre from April 29 to May 10, 2015.  The festival showcases 600 artists from Ontario and is happening on stages throughout Ottawa and Gatineau.  Enjoy 12 days of music, dance, literary arts, culinary arts, film, visual art, and theatre – all made in Ontario.  Contact the NAC for tickets and passes!  Follow the event on Twitter @Ontario_Scene.

To hear more from these artists check out their music, novels, and plays at the Ottawa Public Library!

Scène Ontario Sceneby Emily_Biblio