UPDATE: Curbside services during the stay-at-home order– effective Apr. 8


Starting Thursday, April 8:

  • All our open branches will offer curbside returns and holds pick up.
  • Customers will no longer be permitted to enter the buildings.
  • The Bookmobile and Homebound Services will continue.
  • Hours of operation will remain the same.
  • Borrowed items can only be returned when branches are open.
  • Mask wearing outside in line remains mandatory.

For more details, go to the OPL blog.

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Rural Roadtrip Concert Series



Come on a Rural Road Trip with us this spring and summer! Featuring MASC artists from across our city, Ottawa Public Library and MASC invite you to join us for a virtual concert tour.

OPL staff from our rural branches will be your hosts for this series, connecting you with each artist for a Q&A session after the concert. We hope that customers from our rural branches will both enjoy the performances and see a familiar face from their local library branch!


All Rural Road Trip concerts take place Wednesday evenings at 7pm online. Check out our fantastic lineup:

April 21 – Celtic Rathskallions Sing-Along 

May 5 – Junkyard Symphony (in French)

May 19 – Stories Told: Celebrating Canadian Folk with Kathryn Patricia

June 2 – Indigenous Hoop Dancing with Rhonda Doxtator

June 9 – Historical Theatre on Black Leaders with Leslie McCurdy

June 16 – Indigenous Experiences

June 30 – Living the Song Brings Hope with Afternoon at the Opera

July 7 – Colores Andinos (in French)

July 14 – Propeller Dance

July 21 – French Canadian Folklore with Louis Mercier (in French)


We look forward to seeing you there!