UPDATE: Curbside services during the stay-at-home order– effective Apr. 8

08/04/2021

Starting Thursday, April 8:

  • All our open branches will offer curbside returns and holds pick up.
  • Customers will no longer be permitted to enter the buildings.
  • The Bookmobile and Homebound Services will continue.
  • Hours of operation will remain the same.
  • Borrowed items can only be returned when branches are open.
  • Mask wearing outside in line remains mandatory.

For more details, go to the OPL blog.

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Local author application

Local authors are welcome to submit an application to have their work included at the branch of their choice, or in the eBook collection. Local authors are City of Ottawa residents. Eligible donated books for possible inclusion in the Ottawa Public Library’s collection have been published in the last 2 years.

For more information on criteria for print and eBook material, as well as programming information please consult our guidelines for Fiction/Poetry and Nonfiction.

Questions? Please contact Infoservice@BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca, or by telephone at 613-580-2940.