Regular hours resumed Sept. 7, 2021

15/10/2021

Ottawa Public Library has returned to regular pre-pandemic hours at most branches as of September 7, 2021 — including Sunday hours at 10 branches and InfoService. Hours are posted at branch entrances and on the Hours and location page of the OPL website.   

 

Carp Branch

18/10/2021

Carp branch will be closed on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 for operational use by the City of Ottawa. Regular service will resume Wednesday,  October 27, 2021 at 10 am. 

Overdrive: Issues with older Apple devices or browsers

12/10/2021

Recent changes by Overdrive and Libby have impacted compatibility with older versions of Apple's mobile and desktop operating systems. Those who use older Apple devices (Mac computers running lower than macOS 10.12.1 and iPhones/iPads running iOS 9) may have trouble using the OverDrive desktop or mobile apps, while Libby is no longer supported on iPhones and iPads running iOS 9.

Carlingwood branch: Elevator out of service

18/10/2021

The elevator at Carlingwood branch is currently out of service. 

Alta Vista branch: Extended curbside service

18/10/2021

Curbisde holds and pick-up service will continue at the back door and parking lot from 10 am to 6 pm until further notice. 

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Rosemount

Opening Hours

Hours for the week of Oct 18, 2021
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
SundayClosed

Next system-wide closure: Nov 11, 2021

About The Branch

The original West Library of former Ottawa Public Library (pre-2001), Rosemount Branch stands as the oldest purpose-built library facility in Ottawa. Large windows illuminate this beautiful heritage building. This original Carnegie Library has all the modern features in an old-world setting.

  • Rosemount Branch is the oldest Ottawa Public Library branch still operating in its original building and is the only remaining Carnegie Library in Ottawa.
  • The original building was built in 1918 and expanded in 1932. It was last renovated in 1982 is scheduled for revitalization in 2019.
  • Although it is not a designated heritage building, it is included on the City of Ottawa’s Heritage Reference List.
  • Rosemount Branch is a well-loved, extremely busy community hub, which currently has the highest circulation of materials per square foot of all OPL branches.

Branch Location

Nearest Branches

281 Woodroffe
Carlingwood Branch
120 Metcalfe
Main / Centrale Branch - Metcalfe and Laurier
1049 Bank
Sunnyside Branch

Transit Information

HOLLAND / WELLINGTON ( 0778 )
Bus number Time Direction
Route number11
09:57
10:24
10:28
Parliament
HOLLAND / WELLINGTON ( 0779 )
Bus number Time Direction
Route number11
09:56
10:11
10:25
Bayshore
WELLINGTON / HOLLAND ( 7341 )
Bus number Time Direction
Route number11
09:57
10:24
10:28
Parliament