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.   

 

Extended curbside service at Alta Vista branch October 16 from 10 am to 5 pm

15/10/2021

The Alta Vista branch will extend curbside services at the rear door and parking lot on Saturday October 16, 2021 from 10 am to 5 pm .The branch will resume regular service on Monday, October 18 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.

Notice: Carlingwood Branch

14/10/2021

The elevator at Carlingwood branch is currently out of service. 

Closure: Centennial Branch

15/10/2021

Centennial Branch will be open from  2 pm  to 5 pm only Saturday October 16,  due to a planned Hydro Ottawa Power outage.

 

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A family reading together on a blanket
Stories and rhymes outside the library near the parking lot entrance, weather permitting, for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. Disclaimer: Participants...

Rockcliffe Park

Monday Oct 18, 2021 at 9:30am

A family reading together on a blanket
Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending...

Hazeldean

Monday Oct 18, 2021 at 10:00am

A family reading together on a blanket
Stories, rhymes, songs and activities for preschool children and a parent/caregiver. *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending on the size...

Cumberland

Monday Oct 18, 2021 at 10:00am

A family reading together on a blanket
Stories, rhymes and songs for toddlers and a parent or caregiver. 19-35 months. *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending on...

Greenboro

Monday Oct 18, 2021 at 10:15am

Parent with child
*For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending on the size of the space. Participants are expected to remain physically distanced, to...

Beaverbrook

Monday Oct 18, 2021 at 10:15am

A family reading together on a blanket
Outside at 10:15 in the backyard (will be cancelled in poor weather conditions). Stories, songs, rhymes and more for families. Please bring a blanket or...

Munster

Monday Oct 18, 2021 at 10:15am

Parent with child
Stories, rhymes and songs for babies 0 to 18 months and their parents or caregivers. * *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity...

Ruth E. Dickinson

Monday Oct 18, 2021 at 10:15am

Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending...

St-Laurent

Monday Oct 18, 2021 at 10:30am

Parent with child
Stories, fingerplays and songs* for babies and a parent or caregiver. 0-18 months. / Contes, jeux de doigts et chansons** pour les bébés et un...

Alta Vista

Monday Oct 18, 2021 at 10:30am

A family reading together on a blanket
Stories and rhymes for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. Registration required. Outdoors, weather permitting, please bring a blanket or towel on...

Osgoode

Monday Oct 18, 2021 at 10:30am / until Oct 25, 2021

A family reading together on a blanket
Stories and rhymes for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. Registration required. Outdoors, weather permitting, please bring a blanket or towel on...

Osgoode

Monday Oct 18, 2021 at 11:00am / until Oct 25, 2021

Parent with child
Stories, rhymes and songs for babies 0 to 18 months and their parents or caregivers. * *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity...

Ruth E. Dickinson

Monday Oct 18, 2021 at 11:15am

Knitting Group
Come join our knitting group. Knit for yourselves, knit for charity, make new friends and find new ideas of what to knit from others. A...

Ruth E. Dickinson

Monday Oct 18, 2021 at 1:30pm / until Dec 20, 2021

The Stittsville Library Book Club meet on the third Monday of most months and read a variety of fiction and non-fiction books. Registration is required...

Stittsville

Monday Oct 18, 2021 at 2:30pm / until Sep 19, 2022

 

Online

Monday Oct 18, 2021 at 3:30pm

Teen Book Club
Not sure what to read next? Then join us for our monthly teen virtual book club to share and talk about the books you’ve been...

Monday Oct 18, 2021 at 4:00pm

Parent with child
Stories, rhymes, songs and activities for babies (ages 0-18 months) and a parent/caregiver. *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending on...

Cumberland

Tuesday Oct 19, 2021 at 9:30am

Storytime Children
Stories and rhymes for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending on...

Sunnyside

Tuesday Oct 19, 2021 at 9:30am

A family reading together on a blanket
Contes, comptines, chansons et activités pour les enfants d'âge préscolaire accompagné d’un parent ou gardien. *Pour votre sécurité, tous les programmes en personne respecteront la...

Orléans

Tuesday Oct 19, 2021 at 10:10am

A family reading together on a blanket
Stories, rhymes and songs for toddlers together with their parents or caregivers. Ages 19 to 35 months.* *For your safety all in-person programs will follow...

Ruth E. Dickinson

Tuesday Oct 19, 2021 at 10:15am

A family reading together on a blanket
Outside on Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. in the backyard (will be cancelled in poor weather conditions). Stories, songs, rhymes and more for families. Please bring...

Richmond

Tuesday Oct 19, 2021 at 10:15am

A family reading together on a blanket
Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending...

Greenboro

Tuesday Oct 19, 2021 at 10:15am

Join us online for live stories, songs and rhymes, for children ages 6 and under. Click on the green button below to launch the program...

Tuesday Oct 19, 2021 at 10:30am / until Dec 14, 2021