Regular hours resume on September 7 2021

03/09/2021

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.  

Notice - Carlingwood branch

17/09/2021

The elevator at the Carlingwood branch is currently unavailable.

Rideau branch-Elevator out of service

15/09/2021

The elevator at Rideau is currently out of service for maintenance and repairs. Service will be restored on Monday, September 27th.

Holiday Closure: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

20/09/2021

All Ottawa Public Library branches will be closed on Thursday, September 30. Access our online services 24/7 on the Ottawa Public Library website.

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Kids: Stay Active

Let's move and groove! Pick a song from Hoopla or Freegal and have a dance party or follow along and learn yoga from a video on Access Video On Demand-Just for Kids. We have also combed through the internet and put together a list of some great external websites which we recommend..

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Stay Active (Kids) | Sois actif (Enfants)by ProgramDevelopment

Here’s some of the best resources from the web to stay active. Please note that these are external links which will take you away from the Ottawa Public Library website. // Voici quelques-unes des meilleures ressources du Web pour être actif. Veuillez noter que ce sont des liens externes, en cliquant sur ces liens vous sortirez du site Web de la Bibliothèque publique d'Ottawa.

  • GoNoodle

    GoNoodle videos get kids moving to be their strongest, bravest, silliest, smartest, bestest selves. Over 14 million kids each month are dancing, stretching, running, jumping, deep breathing, and wiggling with GoNoodle.
  • Cubes énergie

    Le grand défi des cubes énergie de Pierre Lavoie aura lieu cette année à la maison. Vous trouverez plusieurs capsules de 15 minutes pour bouger à la maison sur leur site web.
  • JAMaROO Kids

    JAMaROO Kids has been specializing in developmentally appropriate dance, music, yoga and art classes for young children since 2004.
  • Faites Bouger vos Jeunes avec nos Activités | WIXX

    Une foule d'idées d'activités pour faire bouger les jeunes, des outils, un planificateur d'activités... et bien plus encore! Rejoignez la gang WIXX!
  • Cosmic Kids Yoga

    Yoga, mindfulness and relaxation designed especially for kids aged 3+, used in schools and homes all over the world.
  • Bouclette

    Bouclette propose des séances de yoga pour enfants sur son site web et en direct de sa page Facebook en direct lundi au vendredi à 9h30.
  • Luv2Groove Dance Education

    Luv2Groove is bringing the groove to your home with live dance class on their Facebook page.
  • SPT - Studio Party Time

    La première école de danse urbaine à Québec offre des cours en direct sur sa page Facebook.
  • YMCA of Greater Toronto

    YMCA of Greater Toronto is offering free classes for the whole family online on their Facebook page.
  • Cardio Plein Air Aylmer

    Cardio Plein Air Aylmer offre des séances d’entrainement à faire dehors seul ou en famille sur la page Facebook.