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  • Contactless Returns and Holds Pickup Service at OPL


    OPL is offering contactless returns and holds pickup service at select branches, during new hours of operation. Find the details of this new service and branch opening dates here.

    • 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 PICKUPS are by appointment only. Make an appointment here.

    In accordance with Ottawa Public Health directive, please wear a mask when entering a branch.

    For information about Library cards, virtual programs, and more, contact  InfoService by phone or email.

More Music, More Love


Music lovers, rejoice! Not only does your Library bring you musical instruments, we're bringing you more audio joy. We're happy to annouce the  addition of the following Naxos Music databases for your entertainment:


Naxos World Music Library - From legendary historical musical performances to contemporary world music, stream recordings of over 32,000 artists. 

Naxos Spoken Word Library - Listen to the world's literature wtih access to streaming audiobooks for Children's Classics, Classic Fiction, and Shakespeare's plays. 

Naxos Video Library - Watch the world's greatest opera houses, ballet companies, orchestras and artists perform on demand with streaming video. 

Naxos Works Database - Research classical music works, with a wealth of detail like duration, instrumentation, publisher and work introductions. 


Get started by logging in to the Library's website, clicking on the links above or from the Online Resource page, and then stream away!