On the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, all branches of OPL will be closed except the following 7 branches: Beaverbrook, Cumberland, Greenboro, Main, Nepean Centrepointe, Ruth E. Dickinson, and St-Laurent. InfoService will also remain open. Visit an open branch near you or read our blog post to learn more.
|Day of week||Opening times|
|Monday||10:00 am - 9:00 pm|
|Tuesday||10:00 am - 9:00 pm|
|Wednesday||10:00 am - 9:00 pm|
|Thursday||10:00 am - 9:00 pm|
|Friday||10:00 am - 6:00 pm|
|Saturday||10:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|Sunday||10:00 am - 5:00 pm|
Next system-wide closure: Oct 09, 2023
Saturday, September 30 - National Day for Truth and Reconciliation - 7 branches open
About The Branch
The hub of the 33-branch OPL system, the Main branch the largest library in the system, with the greatest selection of material of all kinds and the most public access Internet stations in the city. Located downtown in the heart of the business and government communities, the Main branch is the place for reference services, including the Ottawa Room, which holds an extensive collection of local historical documents. This branch has a Friends of the Ottawa Public Library Association (FOPLA) used book store.
The Main branch received these improvements in 2014.
- Renovated children’s area including a new floor plan with improved sight lines
- Furniture upgrades
- Increased public space on the 3rd floor
- Consolidation of all bookable public internet computers for adults, on the 3rd floor
- RFID technology installation
- New point of service