Current In-Person Services


OPEN BRANCHES: 22 of our branches and the Bookmobile are currently open for modified services at this time.

Additional branches will reopen for contactless returns and holds pickup in the fall and early winter. Details:

HOURS AND LOCATIONS: for current branch hours.

BOOKMOBILE: for the current Bookmobile stops schedule.

MANDATORY: Masks are required to be worn inside Ottawa Public Library branches, as per theTemporary Mandatory Mask By-law. Customers who are not wearing masks will not be allowed inside branches. Exceptions apply for people with medical exemptions.

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Story Massage


Use songs, rhymes, stories and touch to reconnect at the end of the day. For parents with young children (0-4 years) who are looking for a routine to calm before sleep.

Visit our YouTube channel to watch the program. The video will be available from 2 pm on November 19 until December 7

Susan Wheat
Susan is a trained Parent-Child Mother Goose Program Facilitator who loves playing with families at an EarlyON Child & Family Centre in Ottawa.



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