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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.

Financial Literacy at the Library


Financial Literacy is about being smart with your money.  Join us for informational sessions for all ages! For adults and older adults, learn about ways to reduce taxes and save, and about estate planning. For kids, tweens and teens, join Zalasmart for fun ways to learn about money.   

For adults and older adults

Planning for Retirement on a Low Income. Information about what seniors get and how you protect your low retirement income.
Greenboro Branch, Monday, April 8, 6:30 pm. Details and registration.
Stittsville Branch, Saturday, April 27, 2:00 pm. Details and registration.
Orléans Branch, Tuesday, April 16, 6:30 pm (in French). Details and registration. 

You Have a Will. But is That Enough?  A discussion of estate planning and how save taxes, costs and hassles.  
Nepean Centrepointe Branch, Saturday, April 6, 2:00 pm. Details and registration
Orleans Branch, Tuesday, April 9, 6:30 pm. Details and registration.

Improving Income in Retirement. For those approaching retirement, learn how proactive planning can help after tax income.  
Carlingwood Branch, Monday, April 8, 6:30 pm.  Details and registration.  

For Kids 

Introduction to Money.  A fun interactive introduction by Zalasmart to the concept of money, both with local currency and with other currencies, with experiential learning and games.
Manotick Branch, Saturday, April 13, 10:15 am. Details and registration.   

For Tweens (9-12 year olds)

Talk About Money for Tweens. Zalasmart makes learning about the value of money, financial terms, savings, budgeting FUN! 
Sunnyside Branch, Saturday, April 13, 1:00 pm. Details and registration. 

For Teens

Talks About Money for Teens. Learn about the value of money, financial terms, savings, budgeting  in a FUN way with Zalasmart! 
North Gloucester Branch, Saturday, April 13, 3:30 pm. Details and registration.