UPDATE: Additional Services at OPL Branches – Starting Feb. 22

17/02/2021

Starting Monday, February 22:

  • 25 of our 28 open branches will offer returns and holds pick up inside the branches, as well as browsing, and use of public computers.
  • Rosemount, Orléans, and Metcalfe branches will offer contactless returns and holds pick up inside the branches.
  • The Bookmobile will offer browsing of a small collection at all stops.
  • Hours of operation will remain the same.
  • Mask wearing inside the branches, and outside in line, remain mandatory.

For more details, go to the OPL blog.

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Alta Vista

Hours for the week of Feb 22, 2021
Day of weekOpening times
Monday10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday10:00 am - 4:00 pm
SundayClosed

Next system-wide closure: Apr 02, 2021

Curbside returns and holds pickup service is currently offered at this branch.

In-person services, such as browsing and use of public computer by appointment, will be offered at this branch starting Monday, February 22.  

Returns of library items will only be accepted during hours of operations. No appointments are required to drop off library items or to pick up holds.   

Holds can be picked up during opening hours. No appointment is required to pick up holds.  

Masks are required to be worn inside and in line outside of Ottawa Public Library branches, as per the Temporary Mandatory Mask By-law.

For more details, go to the OPL blog.

  • 2516 Alta Vista
    OttawaOntario K1V 7T1
    613-580-2940 (Infoservice)
    Public transit routes:
    44,46,90,92,93
Alta Vista

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Transit next stop time
HERON / ALTA VISTA ( 8231 )
Bus number Time Direction

Route number46
21:37
22:07
Billings Bridge
HERON / ALTA VISTA ( 7226 )
Bus number Time Direction

Route number46
22:47
23:47
Hurdman
List of meeting rooms, capacities and links to reserve.
Title Capacity Équipement Rates
Meeting room 10
  • Whiteboard
Regular Room Rates
Program room 40
  • Projector
  • Whiteboard
Regular Room Rates
Curbside Pickup Zone

Branch features

This busy branch is situated close to the Bank Street corridor, in a diverse neighbourhood that is home to many new Canadians.The Alta Vista branch is known for its dynamic children's programs.