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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Tales of Clever Creatures


What went on when animals could still talk to one another... Ages 5-8.

Visit our YouTube channel to watch the program. The video will be available from 11 am on November 18 until December 7. 

Mary Wiggin
For 18 years, Mary Wiggin has delighted audiences with her storytelling at the National Arts Centre, Arts Court, the Children’s Storytelling Festival, schools, seniors’ programs, fundraising events and more.



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