Regular hours resume on September 7 2021


Ottawa Public Library will return to regular pre-pandemic hours at most branches starting Tuesday, September 7, 2021 — including Sunday hours at 10 branches and InfoService as of Sunday, September 12.  

Hours are posted at branch entrances and on the Hours and location page of the OPL website.   

Fitzroy Harbour and Vernon branches are reopening after being closed since the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020.  

Hunt Club-Riverside Park Community Centre kiosk out of service


The kiosk machine dispensing adult books at the Hunt Club-Riverside Park Community Centre is currently unavailable.

Rideau branch-Elevator out of service


The elevator at Rideau is currently out of service for maintenance and repairs. Service will be restored on Monday, September 27th.

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Forest of Reading Winners for 2021

Forest of Reading Winners 2021

May 21, 2021

Yesterday, May 20th, the winners of the Ontario Library Association's Forest of Reading awards were announced. You can consult the list, watch the virtual ceremony and see interviews with the winners on the OLA website:

Come check them out at the Ottawa Public Library! 

Forest of Reading 2021 Winners - Gagnants Forêt de la lecture 2021by Collection_Development

Forest of Reading 2021 Honour Booksby Collection_Development