• Contactless Returns and Holds Pickup Service at OPL


    OPL offers contactless returns and holds pickup service at select branches, during new hours of operation. 

    • 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 PICKUP: As of July 27, appointments are no longer needed to pick up holds, except at Rosemount (temporary location). You can pick up your available holds during opening hours at branches offering contactless service.    
    • Rosemount (temporary location) will offer curbside service starting Monday, July 27. Holds pickups are by appointment only at this location. 
    • UPDATE: Starting Monday, August 17, additional in-person services will be offered at select branches and new branch locations will reopen. Find out more.

    Masks are required to be worn inside Ottawa Public Library branches, as per the Temporary Mandatory Mask By-law. 
    For information about Library cards, virtual programs, and more, contact InfoService by phone or email. 


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Genealogy Drop-In


Need help tracing your Ancestry? Curious about the history of your home? Drop in to work on your family tree, discuss local history research strategies, & discover what Resources are available for your Research.  A genealogy specialist Librarian will be here to answer questions and help you get the most from library resources.

Nepean Centrepointe  Meeting Room 1B 2-4

            Wednesday June 14th, July 19th, August 16th, September 13th, October 18th & November 15th