Regular hours resume on September 7 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.  

Notice - Carlingwood branch


The elevator at the Carlingwood branch is currently unavailable.

Hunt Club-Riverside Park Community Centre kiosk out of service


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

Rideau branch-Elevator out of service


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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Rainbow Storytime

heart with colourful pride coloured book

In celebration of Pride 2021, join us for a special storytime program. There will be stories, songs, and rhymes for children under the age of 6. Wear your brightest colours and let’s celebrate! Click on the green button below to join us.

En célébration de la Fierté 2021, rejoignez-nous pour un programme spécial d'heure du conte. Au programme, des histoires, des chansons et des comptines, pour les enfants 6 ans et moins. Portez vos couleurs les plus vives et célébrons! Cliquez sur le bouton vert ci-dessous pour nous rejoindre. En anglais seulement