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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This Week’s Teen Summer Reading Winner!


Congrats Jen24! You’ve won a $25 Chapters gift card!

If this is your user name, check your email. You will be getting a message about your prize shortly.

To all you Summer Readers: Don’t forget to add comments to the books you read, or any library material you borrow, in order to be eligible for the weekly prize draw.


amazing book gave me amazing ideas for great designs in minecraft and also a good reader

Hi abrockstar24, click on the "Summer Readers" link in the blog post to learn more about how to sign up for the Teen Summer Reading program and become eligible to win prizes. Happy summer reading!