Blackburn Hamlet

Hours this week
Day of weekOpening times
Monday10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Next holiday closure: Apr 14, 2017

  • 199 Glen Park
    OttawaOntario K1B 5B8
    613-580-2940 (Infoservice)
Blackburn Hamlet photo

Nearest branches

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2036 Ogilvie
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1599 Tenth Line
  • Book drop open 24 hours / Le poste de retour de livres est ouvert 24 heures sur 24Book drop open 24 hours
  • Credit cards/Interac Accepted / Cartes de crédit/Interac acceptésCredit cards/Interac Accepted
  • Free parking / stationnement gratuit disponibleFree parking
  • Wheelchair accessible / La succuresale est accessibleWheelchair Accessible
  • Wireless accessWireless Access
  • Second-hand book salesSecond-hand book sales
  • Battery recyclingBattery recycling
  • Scanner

The Blackburn Hamlet branch will be closed over two periods this winter and spring for improvements. The first closure takes place from Monday, February 27 to Thursday, March 9, inclusive. It will reopen Friday, March 10.

The branch will close again in early spring to complete RFID conversion and make accessibility improvements to the front entrance. Dates of the second closure are to be confirmed.

During the February 27 to March 9 closure:

  • The branch will be  converted to Radio-Frequency Identification technology or RFID.
  • A new point of service will be installed.
  • The book drop will be available during this time.

What's happening at Blackburn Hamlet

L'Association des amis de la Bibliothèque publique d'Ottawa (AABPO) offre présentement une vente de...
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Please note that Innes ward councillor Jody Mitic will be at the Orleans branch...
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Bring your story to life with your own puppet creation. Ages 7-12 / Viens créer ta propre marionnette et fais lui vivre toutes sortes d’aventures...

Blackburn Hamlet

Tuesday Mar 14, 2017 at 2:00pm

Celebrate Canada with stories, rhymes, songs and a craft for children and parents/caregivers. Ages 0-6 years. / Célébrez le Canada en contes, comptines, chansons et...

Blackburn Hamlet

Thursday Mar 16, 2017 at 10:30am

Stories, rhymes and songs for toddlers and a parent or caregiver. Ages 19 to 36 months. / Contes, comptines et chansons pour les tout-petits et...

Blackburn Hamlet

Thursday May 11, 2017 at 10:15am / until May 25, 2017

List of meeting rooms, capacities and links to reserve.
Title Capacity Rates Book this room
Meeting room 40 Regular Room Rates

Branch features

The Blackburn Hamlet branch is conveniently located in the Common Shopping Plaza. The branch first opened in the Glen Ogilvie School in 1973 and moved to various locations before settling in at its present location. The community of Blackburn Hamlet is surrounded by the greenbelt, providing residents with abundant hiking and skiing trails.