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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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Storytime with Sharon Shorty


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.



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