• Contactless Returns and Holds Pickup Service at OPL

    30/07/2020

    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. 

     

     

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Staff Blog/Books and Reading

28/12/2019

Centennial Branch Teen Advisory Group Favourite Books of 2019

 So many great books to read, so little time!  The Centennial Branch Teen Advisory Group has compiled a list of their Favourite Books of 2019.   If you love to read Teen Fiction, put a Hold on one of these titles and "Check it out!"

Grave Mercy / Robin LaFevers

https://ottawa.bibliocommons.com/item/show/669442026

 

Everless / Sara Holland

https://ottawa.bibliocommons.com/item/show/1080155026

 

Kingdom of Ash / Sarah J. Maas

https://ottawa.bibliocommons.com/item/show/1126316026

 

Windhaven / George R. R. Martin

https://ottawa.bibliocommons.com/item/show/229579026

 

Children of Blood and Bones / Tomi Adeyemi  

https://ottawa.bibliocommons.com/item/show/1080146026

 

Not if I Save You First / Ally Carter

https://ottawa.bibliocommons.com/v2/record/S26C1080085

 

Wild Lands / Paul Greci

https://ottawa.bibliocommons.com/v2/record/S26C1162175

 

The Goldfinch / Donnna Tartt

https://ottawa.bibliocommons.com/item/show/731067026

 

I Am the Messenger / Markus Zusak 

https://ottawa.bibliocommons.com/item/show/415348026_i_am_the_messenger 

 

Eleanor & Park / Rainbow Rowell

https://ottawa.bibliocommons.com/item/show/676536026 

 

The Book Thief / Markus Zusak

https://ottawa.bibliocommons.com/item/show/168227026 

 

Red, White, and Royal Blue / Casey McQuiston

https://ottawa.bibliocommons.com/item/show/1177663026

 

The Wee Free Men / Terry Pratchett

https://ottawa.bibliocommons.com/v2/record/S26C377492

 

I, Robot / Isaac Asimov

https://ottawa.bibliocommons.com/v2/record/S26C400712 

 

The Night Circus / Erin Morgenstern

https://ottawa.bibliocommons.com/item/show/626980026 

 

The Lonely Hearts Hotel / Heather O'Neill

https://ottawa.bibliocommons.com/item/show/1015332026

 

The Cellist of Sarajevo / Steven Galloway

 https://ottawa.bibliocommons.com/item/show/2336026

 

Mem / Bethany C. Morrow

https://ottawa.bibliocommons.com/item/show/1130431026