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  • Contactless Returns and Holds Pickup Service at OPL


    OPL offers contactless returns and holds pickup service at select branches, during new hours of operation. 

    • RETURNS will be accepted only during hours of operation, no appointment necessary. Due dates for currently checked out materials have been extended and late fees suspended. 
    • HOLDS PICKUP: As of July 27, appointments are no longer needed to pick up holds, except at Rosemount (temporary location). You can pick up your available holds during opening hours at branches offering contactless service.    
    • Rosemount (temporary location) will offer curbside service starting Monday, July 27. Holds pickups are by appointment only at this location. 
    • UPDATE: Starting Monday, August 17, additional in-person services will be offered at select branches and new branch locations will reopen. Find out more.

    Masks are required to be worn inside Ottawa Public Library branches, as per the Temporary Mandatory Mask By-law. 
    For information about Library cards, virtual programs, and more, contact InfoService by phone or email. 


Urban Nature / Nature urbaine


Come and learn about local artist Eric Walker who uses found materials to create collages about transportation and city-scapes. Create your own collage artworks using new and recycled materials. Ages 2 – 12.

Presented by the Ottawa Art Gallery.


Découvre l’artiste Eric Walker, à l’aide de matériaux trouvés, il crée des collages sur les thèmes du transport et de la ville. Crée-toi aussi ta propre œuvre de collage avec des matériaux neufs et recyclés. Pour les 2 à 12 ans.

Présenté par la Galerie d’art d’Ottawa.


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