• Current In-Person Services


    22 of our branches and the Bookmobile are open for modified services at this time. For details on our current in-person services, visit: https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/current-branch-services.

    Visit our Hours and Locations page for our current branch hours and our Bookmobile page for the current Bookmobile 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 Shannon Exhibition


 April 30th marked the 100th birthday of Claude Shannon, considered to be the Father of the Information Age.  Explore his life and celebrate his contributions to the digital world by visiting the poster exhibition at the Main Branch of the Library, 3rd floor balcony, during the month of May.  See how his works have impacted your life and mine!!


For further information, visit https://www.facebook.com/ShannonCentenaryOttawa