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  • Contactless Returns and Holds Pickup Service at OPL


    OPL is offering contactless returns and holds pickup service at select branches, during new hours of operation. Find the details of this new service and branch opening dates here.

    • RETURNS will be accepted only during hours of operation, no appointment necessary. Due dates for currently checked out materials have been extended and late fees suspended.
    • HOLDS PICKUPS are by appointment only. Make an appointment here.

    In accordance with Ottawa Public Health directive, please wear a mask when entering a branch.

    For information about Library cards, virtual programs, and more, contact  InfoService by phone or email.

Emerald Plaza looking for Community Displays


Thanks to the Friends of the Ottawa Public Library and their successful used book sales, Emerald Plaza got a new glass display unit. Parkwood Hills Women’s Craft Group will be displaying their crafts in March, and a local quilting group will be displaying their work in April. Are you interested in using our display unit? Visit our service desk to learn more.