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  • Contactless Returns and Holds Pickup Service at OPL


    OPL offers contactless returns and holds pickup service at select branches, during new hours of operation. 

    • 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 PICKUP: As of July 27, appointments are no longer needed to pick up holds, except at Rosemount (temporary location). You can pick up your available holds during opening hours at branches offering contactless service.    
    • Rosemount (temporary location) will offer curbside service starting Monday, July 27. Holds pickups are by appointment only at this location. 
    • UPDATE: Starting Monday, August 17, additional in-person services will be offered at select branches and new branch locations will reopen. Find out more.

    Masks are required to be worn inside Ottawa Public Library branches, as per the Temporary Mandatory Mask By-law. 
    For information about Library cards, virtual programs, and more, contact InfoService by phone or email. 


Special Programs at the Beaverbrook Branch!


The winter holiday celebrations may be coming to an end, but the fun is just getting started at the Beaverbrook Branch! We've added three family programs this week, so if you're looking to get out of the house, come on over to Beaverbrook and get in on the fun! 

Tuesday January 3rd at 2:00pm: "Game On! / À vos jeux!" - Roll the dice or pick a suit! Come play cards or board games with us! Drop-in. For ages 6-12. / Joue aux dés ou choisis ta couleur. Viens jouer aux cartes ou à un jeu de société. Inscription non requise. Pour les 6 à 12 ans.

Thursday January 5th at 10:30 am: "Movie Morning / Matinée Cinéma" -  Movies for the whole family at the library! All ages. Drop-In. / Films pour toute la famille à la bibliothèque! Tous ages. Inscription non requise. 

Friday January 6th at 10:30 am: "Block Party / Ça dé “bloc” - Building Boom: show off your architectural creativity with Lego®. Ages 6-12. / Archiboum! Architectes en herbe, à vos Lego®! Pour les 6 - 12 ans.