UPDATE: Additional Services at OPL Branches – Starting Mar. 8


Starting Monday, March 8:

  • 28 of our 31 open branches will offer returns and holds pick up inside the branches, as well as browsing, and use of public computers.
  • Rosemount, Orléans, and Metcalfe branches will offer contactless returns and holds pick up inside the branches.
  • The Bookmobile will offer browsing of a small collection at all stops.
  • Hours of operation will remain the same.
  • Mask wearing inside the branches, and outside in line, remain mandatory.

For more details, go to the OPL blog.

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Ottawa International Writers Festival Virtual Fall Season


The Ottawa International Writers Festival’s 2020 fall season has gone virtual! Join the Ottawa Public Library and the Ottawa International Writers Festival for an exciting season of podcasts, pre-recorded long-form conversations and author visits in partnership with Library and Archives Canada. Events will include a podcast each Friday, author interviews each Sunday and weekly live events through Zoom and Facebook Live.

If you cannot attend a live event, a recording will be made available on Facebook Live and on OPL’s Youtube page later each week.