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  • Contactless Returns and Holds Pickup Service at OPL


    OPL is offering contactless returns and holds pickup service at select branches, during new hours of operation. Find the details of this new service and branch opening dates here.

    • RETURNS will be accepted only during hours of operation, no appointment necessary. Due dates for currently checked out materials have been extended and late fees suspended.
    • HOLDS PICKUPS are by appointment only. Make an appointment here.

    In accordance with Ottawa Public Health directive, please wear a mask when entering a branch.

    For information about Library cards, virtual programs, and more, contact  InfoService by phone or email.

How to Run in a Federal Election

Civic Engagement Series --Faces

Democracy depends on participation. The Federal Election is coming up in October. How can you get involved? 

There are different journeys to civic participation.  Join Elections Canada is offering interactive information sessions on various road maps to participating.  This first session explains the clearly the steps involved in running as a candidate in a federal election.  You will learn about resources, tools and information to support you in the process of taking the initial decision to be a candidate, and then running, campaigning, meeting obligations, and much more.   

Elections Canada is an independent, non-partisan agency responsible for ensuring that Canadians can exercise their choices in federal elections through an open and impartial process. Join Elections Canada for the first of three information sessions explaining the different journeys to civic participation that you can choose. 



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