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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Teen Advisory Group (TAG)

Are you between the ages of 14 and 18, want to earn community involvement hours, build leadership skills and meet new teens in your area? If so, come to the OPL and become a member of TAG!

TAGs:

  • Have their say in which activities and services are offered to teens
  • Help plan and implement them
  • Help design Teen Zones
  • Participate in focus groups related to the Teen section of the OPL website
  • Read advance copies of Teen fiction books and write reviews
  • Speak about OPL teen services to the media
  • Advise the Library about new collections and suggest titles to buy

They also build marketable skills in:

  • Project management
  • Marketing
  • Time management
  • Public speaking

Below are the branches that have TAGs:

  • Alta Vista
  • Beaverbrook
  • Carlingwood
  • Centennial
  • Cumberland
  • Emerald Plaza
  • Greely
  • Greenboro
  • Hazeldean
  • Main
  • Nepean Centrepointe
  • North Gloucester
  • Orléans
  • Ruth E. Dickinson
  • St-Laurent
  • Stittsville
  • Sunnyside

To find out which branches are currently recruiting new members or for more information, please contact libraryvolunteers@biblioottawalibrary.ca 

More volunteering opportunities for teens at the Library.