Current In-Person Services


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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The Owl and the Parrot

Electrical circuits were flashing at Sunnyside this afternoon! Alison from Maker Junior was here with her two wonderful young assistants to help us learn about electrical circuits and LEDs. Everyone built a flashy felt friend to take home. It was a wonderful way to brighten up a rainy afternoon!