Regular hours resume on September 7 2021

03/09/2021

Ottawa Public Library will return to regular pre-pandemic hours at most branches starting Tuesday, September 7, 2021 — including Sunday hours at 10 branches and InfoService as of Sunday, September 12.  

Hours are posted at branch entrances and on the Hours and location page of the OPL website.   

Fitzroy Harbour and Vernon branches are reopening after being closed since the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020.  

Hunt Club-Riverside Park Community Centre kiosk out of service

13/09/2021

The kiosk machine dispensing adult books at the Hunt Club-Riverside Park Community Centre is currently unavailable.

Rideau branch-Elevator out of service

15/09/2021

The elevator at Rideau is currently out of service for maintenance and repairs. Service will be restored on Monday, September 27th.

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Events

  • Parent Baby Connections
    Join us for a virtual Babytime program for young children, ages 0 to 18 months. We will explore memorable songs, rhymes and resources to bond...

    Thursday Sep 23, 2021 at 2:30pm / until Dec 16, 2021

  • Parent Baby Connections
    Join us for a virtual Babytime program for young children, ages 0 to 18 months. We will explore memorable songs, rhymes and resources to bond...

    Thursday Sep 23, 2021 at 2:30pm / until Dec 16, 2021

  • Parent Baby Connections
    Join us for a virtual Babytime program for young children, ages 0 to 18 months. We will explore memorable songs, rhymes and resources to bond...

    Thursday Sep 23, 2021 at 2:30pm / until Dec 16, 2021

  • Parent Baby Connections
    Join us for a virtual Babytime program for young children, ages 0 to 18 months. We will explore memorable songs, rhymes and resources to bond...

    Thursday Sep 23, 2021 at 2:30pm / until Dec 16, 2021

Blogs

  • Oct 28, 2020

    Dear parents and guardians, We miss you dearly in the branches. While we’ve seen...
  • Apr 06, 2021

    In addition to being fun, play helps children to think symbolically. They learn that...
  • Mar 10, 2021

    Reading and writing go together. Writing helps children understand that print has meaning. Children...
  • Feb 11, 2021

    Shared reading may be the single most important activity that adults can do to...