• 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.

You are here

Indigenous

Discover or learn more about Indigenous cultures, history, and literature.

Read, listen to, or view works from our collection of books, films and music by First Nations, Métis, and Inuit authors and artists, and find out about Indigenous book recommendations and upcoming programs.

Blogs

25/09/2020
Albert Dumont, “South Wind”, is a Poet, Storyteller, Speaker, and an Algonquin Traditional Teacher...
Blog entry
22/09/2020
When Phyllis Webstad went to St. Joseph’s Residential School for the first time, she...
Blog entry
15/09/2020
The Ottawa Public Library has many impactful picture books, that share the stories of...
Blog entry
19/06/2020
Many Ottawa residents are reading Crow Winter this month, as OPL offers unlimited access...
Blog entry