Step 1: Contactless services inside most open branches

17/06/2021

There are contactless services inside most of our 31 open branches, with strict capacity limits in place, as of June 14, 2021, except at Metcalfe Village, Orléans and Rosemount. This means:

  • Pick up holds and check them out at self-checkout stations.
  • Return borrowed items to book drops anytime.
  • Access to PCs, Chromebooks, and printing, where these are available.
  • No other services: no browsing, no washroom access.
  • Mask-wearing remains mandatory inside, and outside in line.

For details, go to Current Branch Services.

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Emerald Plaza

Hours for the week of Jun 14, 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: Jul 01, 2021

As of June 14, 2021, there will be contactless services inside most branches, with capacity limits in place. This means:

  • Holds can be picked up on shelves and checked out at self-checkout stations.
  • Borrowed items can be returned via book drops anytime.
  • Access to PCs, Chromebooks, and printing is allowed, where these are available.

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

For more details, go to Current Branch Services.

  • 1547 Merivale
    OttawaOntario K2G 4V3
    613-580-2940 (Infoservice)
    Public transit routes:
    80,86
Emerald Plaza Branch

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2516 Alta Vista
Transit next stop time
MEADOWLANDS / MERIVALE ( 4029 )
Bus number Time Direction

Route number86
06:50
07:20
Tunney's Pasture
1755 MERIVALE ( 4492 )
Bus number Time Direction

Route number80
07:33
08:03
Tunney's Pasture
1558 MERIVALE ( 4494 )
Bus number Time Direction

Route number80
07:02
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Barrhaven Centre
List of meeting rooms, capacities and links to reserve.
Title Capacity Équipement Rates
Traszha Macdowall 40
  • Projector
  • Whiteboard
Regular Room Rates
Boardroom 25
  • Projector
Regular Room Rates
block booked for english conversation circle
Curbside Pickup Zone

Branch features

Conveniently located right in a shopping mall, the Emerald Plaza branch has a wide selection of popular titles. This bustling branch is the most visited among branches of comparable size; what keeps people coming back is the friendly staff and the personal touch offered by a neighbourhood branch.