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OPEN BRANCHES: 22 of our branches and the Bookmobile are currently open for modified services at this time.

Additional branches will reopen for contactless returns and holds pickup in the fall and early winter. Details:

HOURS AND LOCATIONS: for current branch hours.

BOOKMOBILE: for the current Bookmobile stops schedule.

MANDATORY: Masks are required to be worn inside Ottawa Public Library branches, as per theTemporary Mandatory Mask By-law. Customers who are not wearing masks will not be allowed inside branches. Exceptions apply for people with medical exemptions.

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Get Creative in the kitchen with these great eBooks

Attractive food picture

Going stir crazy stuck in the house? Why not stir up a new dish? We have an excellent selection of eBooks to get you started. Do you want a healthy dish with lots of fresh veggies, or do you prefer to luxuriate in front of the fire with a mug of hot tea and a freshly baked treat? Perhaps you could even include the kids in your culinary efforts. Choose a recipe and let’s get going!


Check out our e-cookbook collection with many titles to borrow on every style of cooking imaginable. You will never run out of ideas.


Have fun in the kitchen and remember to keep an eye on the kids!


Billet de blogue rédigé par Sonja de la succursale Blackburn Hamlet

Photo by Christian Mackie on Unsplash