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  • OPL branches closed

    OPL branches, Bookmobile stops and Homebound delivery services are closed until further notice. The closure is in response to advice from Ottawa Public Health (OPH) with regards to COVID-19 (coronavirus) for the health and safety of our community. We will continue to monitor the situation and reassess as the situation evolves. Currently, please note:  

    • Due dates for all currently checked out materials have been extended and late fees suspended.
    • Book drops are not available since branches are closed. Hold on to OPL items and return them when branches reopen. 
    • Holds are suspended, and pick up expiry dates extended. This includes interlibrary loans (ILL).
    • Meeting room rentals are cancelled, and fees are being refunded; and
    • Computer bookings, programs, events and outreach activities are cancelled.
    • Expired cards, or those about to expire, have been extended. 

    You can use the Library online:

    We thank you for your patience and support, and we look forward to seeing you online and in person again soon.

CANCELLED (April 5 session) Nanowrimo

The April 5 meeting will be CANCELLED.

National Novel Writing Month happens every November, but that doesn’t mean your writing has to stop during the rest of the year. Join Ottawa’s National Novel Writing Month coordinators for monthly write-ins that will give you a chance to sit down and work on your writing. Event is open to all ages*. For more information about National Novel Writing Month please visit:
*Children under 13 require adult supervision.



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