• Current In-Person Services

    19/10/2020

    22 of our branches and the Bookmobile are open for modified services at this time. For details on our current in-person services, visit: https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/current-branch-services.

    Visit our Hours and Locations page for our current branch hours and our Bookmobile page for the current Bookmobile schedule.

    MANDATORY:  Masks are required to be worn inside Ottawa Public Library branches, as per theTemporary Mandatory Mask By-law. Customers who are not wearing masks will not be allowed inside branches. Exceptions apply for people with medical exemptions.

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Ruth E. Dickinson

Hours for the week of Oct 26, 2020
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: Nov 11, 2020

Ruth E. Dickinson

In-person services, such as browsing and use of public computer by appointment, are currently offered at this branch.  

Returns of library items will only be accepted during hours of operations. No appointments are required to drop off library items or to pick up holds.   

Holds can be picked up during opening hours. No appointment is required to pick up holds.  

MANDATORY: Masks are required to be worn inside Ottawa Public Library branches, as per the Temporary Mandatory Mask By-law. Customers who are not wearing masks will not be allowed inside branches. Exceptions apply for people with medical exemptions.

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  • 100 Malvern
    OttawaOntario K2J 2G5
    613-580-2940 (Infoservice)
    Public transit routes:
    170,173, 272
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Bus number Time Direction

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List of meeting rooms, capacities and links to reserve.
Title Capacity Rates
Meeting Room 60 Regular Room Rates

Branch features

This branch is named after the first chair of the Nepean Public Library. The branch is unique in that it shares space with the Walter Baker Sports Centre and John McCrae Secondary School. This very child-friendly branch boasts a spacious children's section and is the centre of a vibrant, growing community.