Current In-Person Services

18/11/2020

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: https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/blogs/updates-new-branch-reopening-dates

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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Do you love germs?

The Germ Files
09/03/2016

PLEASE NOTE:  The event on March 22 has been CANCELLED, but you can still see Jason Tetro at Octopus Books Centretown (251 Bank St., 2nd floor) on Wednesday, March 23 at 7:00 p.m.

If you don’t, maybe you should! Find out why when Jason Tetro visits the Main branch on March 22. This self-proclaimed "Germ Guy" will share his passion for microbes as he presents his newly released second book, The Germ Files: The Surprising Ways Microbes Can Improve your Health and Life (and How to Protect Yourself From the Bad Ones).

To find out more about the author, you can check out his website, listen to his interviews with CBC radio, and have a look at this article and video from The Star

Image: The Germ Files

The Germ Files

The Surprising Ways Microbes Can Improve your Health and Life (and How to Protect Yourself From the Bad Ones)
By Tetro, Jason
Image: The Germ Code

The Germ Code

How to Stop Worrying and Love the Microbes
By Tetro, Jason
Image: The Germ Code

The Germ Code

How to Stop Worrying and Love the Microbes
By Tetro, Jason