Provincial State of Emergency: Impact to OPL Services


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 would like to pause, cancel, or manage your holds, you can do so in your online account

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eduMedia is Free During the Covid-19 Crisis

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Are you looking for more resources for homeschooling your school-aged kids?  

Online platform EduMedia is free of charge for the duration of this pandemic. EduMedia is a bilingual tool that offers short animations and complimentary texts on a variety of scientific topics, for kids and teens up to high school.  

You can access EduMedia through the Ottawa Public Library website. 

Use the username: covid19 and password: edumedia to log in. 


Blog post contributed by Catherine from Content Services.