Regular hours resumed Sept. 7, 2021

15/10/2021

Ottawa Public Library has returned to regular pre-pandemic hours at most branches as of September 7, 2021 — including Sunday hours at 10 branches and InfoService. Hours are posted at branch entrances and on the Hours and location page of the OPL website.   

 

Carp Branch

18/10/2021

Carp branch will be closed on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 for operational use by the City of Ottawa. Regular service will resume Wednesday,  October 27, 2021 at 10 am. 

Overdrive: Issues with older Apple devices or browsers

12/10/2021

Recent changes by Overdrive and Libby have impacted compatibility with older versions of Apple's mobile and desktop operating systems. Those who use older Apple devices (Mac computers running lower than macOS 10.12.1 and iPhones/iPads running iOS 9) may have trouble using the OverDrive desktop or mobile apps, while Libby is no longer supported on iPhones and iPads running iOS 9.

Carlingwood branch: Elevator out of service

18/10/2021

The elevator at Carlingwood branch is currently out of service. 

Alta Vista branch: Reopening October 22

21/10/2021

Alta Vista branch will return to regular service and hours on Friday, October 22, 2021.

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To book an appointment, log in to your account and fill out the Library 1:1 request form with your choice of topic and your preferred date and times. Library staff will follow up with you to confirm.

 

Library 1:1 is designed to meet the diverse needs and interests of library customers and equip them to benefit more than ever from OPL. The one-on-one 30-minute consultations by phone can be booked on the following topics:

  • Computer tutorial: Learn computer, Internet, and email basics 
  • Ebook/Audiobook tutorial: Learn how to borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks
  • Bibliocommons tutorial: Learn how to use the OPL catalogue 
  • Readers Advisory: Get some great book suggestions 
  • Research: Get assistance with your research
  • Online Resources: Discover and explore any of OPL’s online databases

Available Monday to Saturday from 9am to 5pm.