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: Dec 25, 2016

  • 3870 Old Richmond
    OttawaOntario K2H 5C4
    613-580-2940 (Infoservice)

Nearest branches

50 Castlefrank
101 Centrepointe
2500 Campeau
  • Book drop open 24 hours
  • Credit cards/Interac Accepted
  • Free parking
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wireless Access
  • Second-hand book sales
  • Battery recycling
  • The accessible parking at the branch will not be available from Tuesday, September 6 to December (date TBC), while improvements are being made.
  • The regular public entrance at the Centennial branch will not be available from Monday, September 12 to December (date TBC), inclusive, while improvements are being made.
  • The temporary entrance is located at the rear of the branch, and is not fully accessible. Please note, the rear door is not automated. And while there is a ramp up to the rear door, access may be difficult due to the raised threshold (bump) at the top of the ramp. Some customers may need staff assistance.
  • During the improvement period:
    • The branch will maintain regular branch hours.
    • An alternate book drop will be available.
    • The parking lot will be available. 


What's happening at Centennial

Teens! We want you to stress less so this month you can attend a...
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We had a great time this week with our very interactive monkey themed storytime...
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Stories, rhymes and songs for toddlers and a parent or caregiver. 19-35 months.


Wednesday Jan 11, 2017 at 10:15am / until Feb 15, 2017

Stories, rhymes and songs for babies and a parent or caregiver. 0-18 months.


Wednesday Mar 29, 2017 at 10:15am / until Apr 20, 2017

Stories, rhymes and songs for babies and a parent or caregiver. 0-18 months.


Thursday Jan 12, 2017 at 10:15am / until Feb 16, 2017

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

Branch features


Designed by architect Hans Stutz, this octagonal-shaped library opened in October 1967. The original 1,900 square foot building has undergone two octagonal additions, in 1970 and 1974, adding a meeting room and basement to the Library.

The Centennial branch has a long-standing commitment to providing quality children's programs and one of the longest running adult book clubs in the system.