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.  

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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Storytime with Sharon Shorty

Sharon Shorty - Storytime


Sharon will tell traditional stories from the Yukon, her home. For all ages. 

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Sharon Shorty
Sharon Shorty is an award-winning bannock maker from Tlingit, Northern Tutchone and Norwegian People. From the Raven Clan, she was raised with the storytelling tradition of her southern Yukon community.