Current In-Person Services


OPEN BRANCHES: 22 of our branches and the Bookmobile are currently open for modified services at this time.

Additional branches will reopen for contactless returns and holds pickup in the fall and early winter. Details:

HOURS AND LOCATIONS: for current branch hours.

BOOKMOBILE: for the current Bookmobile stops 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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Teen Exam Help Available!


Do you need someone to proofread your final assignments or do you need help preparing for your final exams? Drop in to the Teen Zone at the Main branch on the following dates for help and advice from successful University of Ottawa students. 

Tuesday, June 2nd, 5-9PM

Tuesday, June 9th, 5-9PM

Tuesday, June 16th, 5-9PM

First come, first served. For more information contact