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Ruth E. Dickinson

Hours this week
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

Next holiday closure: Sep 05, 2016

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  • The branch will be closed on Sundays, from June 12 to September 4, 2016.
    100 Malvern
    OttawaOntario K2J 2G5
    613-580-2940 (Infoservice)
Book drop open 24 hours / Le poste de retour de livres est ouvert 24 heures sur 24
Credit cards/Interac Accepted / Cartes de crédit/Interac acceptés
Free parking / stationnement gratuit disponible
Wheelchair accessible / La succuresale est accessible

What's happening at Ruth E. Dickinson

  • As part of the Safer Roads Ottawa program, a number of self service bike repair stations have been set up across the City of Ottawa including the Cumberland, Nepean Centrepointe, Ruth E. Dickinson, St-Laurent and Greenboro branches of the...
  • Renowned Canadian author, Kenneth Oppel, will be coming to the Ruth E. Dickinson Branch in Barrhaven on Thursday June 2nd, at 7 p.m. to tell us about his new book, The Nest.  The Nest has just won the 2016 Book of the Year for...
  • Nov 03, 2016
    Common questions affecting bilingual families will be addressed in this workshop. Come learn how to introduce a new language, tips on how to encourage your child’s communication, speech and language milestones and First Words services.
  • Oct 15, 2016
    Join us for a visit with Ottawa's fire prevention officers. They will share a story and short video presentation featuring Sparky the Fire Dog as part of Fire Prevention Week. Ages 3-10. / Rejoignez-nous pour une visite, dans le cadre...
  • Sep 14, 2016
    Share the enjoyment of good books in a relaxed atmosphere. Dickinson Reads meets the second Wednesday of each month. "The O’Briens" by Peter Behrens (September 14); "The High Road" by Terry Fallis (October 12); "A...
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Meeting Room 60

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.

Branch amenities