UPDATE: Curbside services during the stay-at-home order– effective Apr. 8

08/04/2021

Starting Thursday, April 8:

  • All our open branches will offer curbside returns and holds pick up.
  • Customers will no longer be permitted to enter the buildings.
  • The Bookmobile and Homebound Services will continue.
  • Hours of operation will remain the same.
  • Borrowed items can only be returned when branches are open.
  • Mask wearing outside in line remains mandatory.

For more details, go to the OPL blog.

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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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