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  • New Curbside Returns and Holds Pick Up Service begins in June

    29/05/2020

    OPL will offer a new Curbside Returns and Holds Pick Up service at six branch locations: Main, Nepean Centrepointe, Cumberland, Beaverbrook, Greenboro, Ruth E. Dickson, during new hours of operation.

    • On Monday, June 8, these locations will begin accepting returns; and,
    • On Monday, June 15, holds pick up by appointment will start.

    Find the details of this new curbside service here.

    All OPL branches and Bookmobile stops remain closed to the public.

    • Due dates for currently checked out materials have been extended and late fees suspended.
    • All book drops remain closed.

    For information about Library cards, virtual programs, and more, contact  InfoService by phone or email
    from Monday to Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm.

Accessibility

Making the Ottawa Public Library accessible to people with disabilities.

Overview

The Ottawa Public Library (OPL) is dedicated to making its resources accessible to people with disabilities, specifically through its services and collections, including: Homebound Services, the resources of the Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA), assistive technology, and accessible collections.

If you require longer borrowing periods due to a disability, consider applying for Accessibility Status to have your borrowing periods extended. If you would like to request an accessible format or a communication support from OPL, please complete the Accessible formats and communication support form.

OPL complies with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) and will provide reasonable accommodations upon request.

If you have questions or need assistance, please contact Accessibility Services at accessibility.office@BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca or 613-580-2424 ext. 28321.

See OPL’s Accessibility Policy, Accessible Formats and Communication Supports Policy and the Accessibility Position Statement for more information on the Library’s commitment to accessibility.

For a list of accessible meeting rooms, please click here.

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01/05/2019
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