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.

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.

Holiday Closure: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

20/09/2021

All Ottawa Public Library branches will be closed on Thursday, September 30. Access our online services 24/7 on the Ottawa Public Library website.

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Scratch Cat and Mouse Game

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.

Join uOttawa Maker Mobile for a fun interactive workshop. You will use Scratch, a kid’s friendly software to learn about programming, to code your own game. You will create a Cat and Mouse Game, where the cat is trying to catch the mouse and the mouse is trying to escape! Ages 7-12

About Scratch
Scratch is a block-based visual programming language developed by M.I.T and used around the world to teach coding to kids. It is recommended to create an account at scratch.mit.edu/join before the workshop to be able to save your work and keep playing after the activity.

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