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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Look at That!

Light blue background, on the left image of a big yellow sun cartoon style with eyes, nose and smile, on the right the text Summerland / Sous le soleil with a small hot air ballon over the text.

Get ready for an eye-opening experience! This virtual program — led by a facilitator from the Canada Science and Technology Museum — is equal parts educational and entertaining.

Our eyes can be amazing scientific tools, but things aren’t always as they first appear. You will uncover hidden worlds through a microscope, learn the secrets of optical illusions, and try glow-in-the-dark experiments! There are games, quizzes, and scientific endeavours galore in this astonishing, must-see workshop. Ages 6-12

Registrants will receive an additional email with the Zoom link ahead of the program. Click here for Summerland program FAQs.