Provincial State of Emergency: Impact to OPL Services

20/01/2021

OPL services have not been impacted by the provincial announcement on Tuesday, January 12. Curbside returns and holds pickup services will continue at open branches.

Hours of operation will remain the same for most branches. Greely, North Gower, and Richmond branches will shift their hours to close by 8 p.m., and all Bookmobile stops will close by 8 p.m.

For details about current services, please visit this page.

HOLDS: If you cannot pick up your hold on time, please cancel it in your online account or contact Infoservice before the pickup date. 

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Jobs and careers

Ottawa Public Library resources, services and programs help all wanting to learn techniques for searching for a job or career.

To learn how to succeed in your job search, to be proactive and reach potential employers, explore the guide below.

Job Searching Guide

Explore books and websites on topics related to job searching and careers

Online resources

  • Homepage for Learning Express Library
    Practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses and exam preparation for work and life at all school levels.
  • Homepage for Lynda.com
    With over 4,000 video courses from top experts, Lynda.com is the place to go for learning technology, creative and business skills you can use today.
    Lynda.com will be upgraded to LinkedIn Learning on January 13, 2021. For more detailed information, please check the blog post “Lynda.com upgrading to LinkedIn Learning”
  • Homepage for ReferenceCanada
    A directory of 2.1 million Canadian company profiles compiled from telephone directories, annual reports, government data, chamber of commerce information, business magazines, newspapers, specialty directories, and postal services information. Enables entrepreneurs, job-hunters, and consumers to find businesses in any industry...
  • Homepage for Worxica
    Worxica, a curated job vacancy archive, is Canada's first free big data job market research tool. It's built specifically for job seekers and recruiters. The tools is a curated, online archive of two million Canadian job vacancies advertised over the...

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