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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 - Registering and Voting in a Federal Election

Civic Engagement Series --Faces

Join Elections Canada staff for an informative and interactive session.  They will:

  • Share useful resources and tools that correspond to people's needs wherever they might find themselves in their journey to civic participation  
  • Explain the connection between registering and voting in an election as a fundamental way of entering into and particpating in the electoral process  
  • Talk about the key messages for the 2019 federal election  
  • Introduce new Voter Information Campaign products  

Leading up to the election, Elections Canada is offering interactive information sessions on various road maps to participating. Elections Canada is an independent, non-partisan agency responsible for ensuring that Canadians have information on where, when and how to register and vote in a federal election. Join Elections Canada for this information session explaining the different journeys to civic participation that you can choose.

This session is part of the Ottawa Public Library's Civic Engagement series.



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