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.  

Notice - Carlingwood branch

17/09/2021

The elevator at the Carlingwood branch is currently unavailable.

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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Rabbit and Bear Paws – The Way

April break program with Imagine as the theme. The image features children of different ethnicities in a circle surrounded by creative activities. On the right, a picture three puppet from the series Rabbit and Bear paws.

 

In this interactive puppet theater called; Rabbit and Bear Paws: The Way, we retell the story of how the Turtle carries our world on her back and how the tiny muskrat succeeded in giving all of us the greatest gift of all. A place to call home, Turtle Island. Ages 4 and up.

Register to join the show on Zoom and take part in the action (limited spots). Or join us on Facebook Live and enjoy the show!

About Rabbit and Bear Paws

Rabbit and Bear Paws is for the young and the young at heart. This series is set in 1750’s colonized North America and features the comical adventures of two brothers, Rabbit and Bear Paws. Using Traditional Native Teachings and humour, the stories are based on The Seven Fires Prophecies and The Seven Grandfathers. Rabbit and Bear Paws are rapidly gaining enthusiastic fans for their vibrant and entertaining images of Native Traditions and Oral History and have received an endorsement from the Patrick Madahbee, Grand Council Chief of the 39 communities of the Anishinabek Nation verifying that Rabbit and Bear Paws is “an informative and entertaining way for North Americans of all ages to learn more about First Nations history, cultures and traditions.”