Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Ottawa – The Manotick branch of the Ottawa Public Library will be closed from Sunday, August 21 to Thursday, September 1, inclusive, for improvements. 

Monday, July 25, 2016

Ottawa – Back in June, we launched our annual TD Summer Reading Club (TDSRC) for kids, and WOW! 14,344 kids have registered so far - 2000+ more than last year at this time. Participants have read more than 63,000 books - 25 000+ more than last year at this time!

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Ottawa – As part of its “à la carte” food literacy project, the Ottawa Public Library’s mini Bookmobile will be at the North Gower Farmers’ Market on Saturday, July 16, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016


The Ottawa Public Library (OPL) today released the list of candidate sites to be evaluated in the search for the best possible location for the new flagship Central Library.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Ottawa – It’s baseball season, and the Ottawa Public Library is getting into the spirit with the Ottawa Champions!

On Saturday, July 16, the Ottawa Public Library will be hosting two Ottawa Champions players as guest readers for a special storytime:

Friday, July 8, 2016

Ottawa – The Manotick branch of the Ottawa Public Library will be closed from Tuesday July 26 to Monday, August 1, inclusive, for improvements, and again in late August (dates to be confirmed). 

Thursday, June 30, 2016


North Gower branch to receive improvements 


Friday, June 24, 2016

Ottawa –To help welcome the new addition to the Imagine Space, an Orion StarBlast 4.5 Astro Reflector telescope, the Ottawa Public Library will be hosting a public launch at the Imagine Space on Tuesday, June 28, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Ottawa– Summer is here and this Saturday, June 25, the Ottawa Public Library is inviting kids and their families to “Get Your Summer Read On Day” to mark the official launch of the annual TD Summer Reading Club.

Monday, June 20, 2016

Ottawa – The Ottawa Public Library’s Bookmobile service will see changes to its routes and schedule. The Bookmobile underwent a review, which analyzed each stop’s performance over the past few years.

Friday, June 17, 2016


Ottawa Public Library hosts programs to celebrate cultural diversity

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Next open house session on June 22 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Library and Archives Canada

Thursday, June 9, 2016

OTTAWA, June 9, 2016 – On Saturday, June 18, from 11 a.m.

Monday, May 30, 2016

For immediate release
May 30, 2016


Thursday, May 26, 2016


An online questionnaire is now available for the public to help shape the criteria that will be used to evaluate potential locations for the new flagship Ottawa Central Library.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

For immediate release
May 25, 2016


Celebrated Canadian Author Kenneth Oppel will visit the Ruth E. Dickinson branch of the OPL

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Sessions planned for June 15 and 22, 2016