Provincial State of Emergency: Impact to OPL Services

19/01/2021

OPL services have not been impacted by the provincial announcement on Tuesday, January 12. Curbside returns and holds pickup services will continue at open branches.

Hours of operation will remain the same for most branches. Greely, North Gower, and Richmond branches will shift their hours to close by 8 p.m., and all Bookmobile stops will close by 8 p.m.

For details about current services, please visit this page.

HOLDS: If you would like to pause, cancel, or manage your holds, you can do so in your online account.

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Emerald Plaza

Hours for the week of Jan 18, 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: Feb 15, 2021

Curbside returns and holds pickup service will be offered at this branch during the provincial shutdown period starting December 26. Customers will not be allowed inside the branch during this time. All in-branch services will not be available during the shutdown period. 

Customers will be able to return items and pick up holds without an appointment. Returns of library items will only be accepted during hours of operations. Customers will need to bring their library cards and line up at the branch entrance to pick up their holds. Mask wearing remains mandatory. 

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

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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.