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|Day of week||Opening times|
|Monday||10:00 am - 9:00 pm|
|Tuesday||10:00 am - 9:00 pm|
|Wednesday||10:00 am - 9:00 pm|
|Thursday||10:00 am - 9:00 pm|
|Friday||10:00 am - 6:00 pm|
|Saturday||10:00 am - 5:00 pm|
Next holiday closure: Aug 01, 2016
The branch will be closed on Sundays, from June 12 to September 4, 2016.120 MetcalfeOttawa, Ontario K1P 5M2613-580-2940 (Infoservice)InfoService@BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca
The underground parking garage of the Main branch will be closed for repairs from July 4 to September 4, inclusive.
What's happening at Main
Picture this: you’re browsing the recently returned manga trying to find the latest issue of Pokémon XY when suddenly our phone buzzes and a bulbasaur appears on the cart in front of you! As quick as you can you pull out a pokéball and...
Why read sad books? Personally, I think it’s the same reason we’re drawn to sad or angry music in difficult times in our lives. Or the reason we love art that is melancholy, and don’t always gravitate to pictures of bright...
The hub of the 33-branch OPL system, the Main branch the largest library in the system, with the greatest selection of material of all kinds and the most public access Internet stations in the city. Located downtown in the heart of the business and government communities, the Main branch is the place for reference services, including the Ottawa Room, which holds an extensive collection of local historical documents.
The Main branch received these improvements in 2014.
- Renovated children’s area including a new floor plan with improved sight lines
- Furniture upgrades
- Increased public space on the 3rd floor
- Consolidation of all bookable public internet computers for adults, on the 3rd floor
- RFID technology installation
- New point of service