Regular hours resume on September 7 2021

03/09/2021

Ottawa Public Library will return to regular pre-pandemic hours at most branches starting Tuesday, September 7, 2021 — including Sunday hours at 10 branches and InfoService as of Sunday, September 12.  

Hours are posted at branch entrances and on the Hours and location page of the OPL website.   

Fitzroy Harbour and Vernon branches are reopening after being closed since the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020.  

Notice - Carlingwood branch

17/09/2021

The elevator at the Carlingwood branch is currently unavailable.

Rideau branch-Elevator out of service

15/09/2021

The elevator at Rideau is currently out of service for maintenance and repairs. Service will be restored on Monday, September 27th.

Holiday Closure: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

20/09/2021

All Ottawa Public Library branches will be closed on Thursday, September 30. Access our online services 24/7 on the Ottawa Public Library website.

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Richmond

Hours for the week of Sep 20, 2021
Day of weekOpening times
Monday1:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday1:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday1:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday10:00 am - 2:00 pm
SundayClosed

Next system-wide closure: Sep 30, 2021

Browsing, public computers, newspapers and magazines are available inside most open branches, with capacity limits for two-metre distancing. Up to 200 items can also be put on hold.

  • Holds can be picked up on shelves and borrowed items can be returned via book drops anytime.
  • Access to PCs, Chromebooks, and printing is allowed, where these are available.
  • Check out passes to museums and parks.
  • Donate used books at open branches.
  • And more!

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 or contact us by phone, email or chat.

  • 6240 Perth Street
    OttawaOntario K0A 2Z0
    613-580-2940 (Infoservice)
    Public transit routes:
    283
Richmond Branch

Nearest branches

Munster Branch
7749 Bleeks
Stittsville Branch
1637 Stittsville Main
Ruth E. Dickinson Branch
100 Malvern

Please note that the meeting room is not wheelchair accessible. We apologize for any inconvenience.

List of meeting rooms, capacities and links to reserve.
Title Capacity Rates Note
Meeting room 84 Regular Room Rates Same day booking available only during branch hours. Please note that the meeting room is not wheelchair accessible. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Branch features

The Richmond branch delivers friendly, personal service and the full resources of the OPL through the online catalogue to the surrounding rural area. The branch also displays local art monthly, and is set in a beautiful grove of mature trees, right in the centre of the community. Every fall, Richmond plays host to Ontario's oldest agricultural fair.