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


    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.

Deepak Chopra's 21 days of Free Guided Meditation

Deepak Chopra

In collaboration with Oprah, Deepak Chopra is providing 21 days of free guided meditation to help provide hope and optimism in uncertain times. You can sign up for the meditation series at

Deepak Chopra is a mindfulness meditation teacher, a voluntary Clinical Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health at the University of California, San Diego and a world-renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation. He's also the author of over 89 books, many on related subjects; his latest release is Metahuman: Unleashing Your Infinite Potential.

Please note that this is an external link which will take you away from the Ottawa Public Library website. While this event is not affiliated with the library, we hope you will enjoy it and other virtual events that we share during social isolation.