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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  • 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 25, 2021 at 1:30pm / until Dec 20, 2021

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    Drop by and share advice, ideas and conversation with other knitters. Open to all adults and teens. / Le tricot, ce n'est pas un accident!...

    Greenboro

    Tuesday Oct 26, 2021 at 6:30pm

  • We have scheduled a second course in this popular topic, this time on Wednesday mornings. Learn the basics while discovering fun and unexpected ways of...

    Wednesday Oct 27, 2021 at 10:00am

  • Crafting tools (needle, thread, glue, scissors, markers)
    Meet fellow knitters in a relaxed atmosphere at Carlingwood's Knitting Club! The group is held on the last Wednesday of the month, from September-December. (with...

    Carlingwood

    Wednesday Oct 27, 2021 at 6:30pm / until Dec 15, 2021

  • Crafting tools (needle, thread, glue, scissors, markers)
    Join us for an informal gathering of knitting and/or crocheting enthusiasts from beginner to expert. Share your knowledge, ideas and projects in a relaxed social...

    Cumberland

    Wednesday Oct 27, 2021 at 7:00pm

  • Get started with the basics of coloured pencils in this two-part course with artist and instructor Kelly Eyamie! You’ll discover tips and tricks used to...

    Friday Oct 29, 2021 at 10:00am / until Nov 05, 2021

  • Crafting tools (needle, thread, glue, scissors, markers)
    Join us for an informal gathering of knitting and/or crocheting enthusiasts from beginner to expert. Share your knowledge, ideas and projects in a relaxed social...

    Cumberland

    Wednesday Nov 3, 2021 at 7:00pm

  • Crafting tools (needle, thread, glue, scissors, markers)
    Join us for an informal gathering of knitting and/or crocheting enthusiasts from beginner to expert. Share your knowledge, ideas and projects in a relaxed social...

    Cumberland

    Wednesday Nov 10, 2021 at 7:00pm

  • Dans ces ateliers, les participants utiliseront des pastels à l'huile pour réaliser des paysages. Liz Voyer guidera le participant, étape par étape dans le processus...

    Friday Nov 19, 2021 at 11:15am / until Nov 26, 2021