The Ottawa Room provides a centralized information resource about Ottawa and surrounding areas, both past and present, that helps preserve Ottawa’s written heritage for researchers and for residents with a passion for local history.
Its unique collection brings together printed documents about Ottawa, important municipal documents, including current and past city by-laws, and a broad selection of historical and literary works by Ottawa authors.
The collection includes over 15,000 items that can be consulted free of charge.
Main Library, 3rdfloor
613-580-2424 ext. 32159
Monday - Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday - Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.