• Current In-Person Services

    19/10/2020

    22 of our branches and the Bookmobile are open for modified services at this time. For details on our current in-person services, visit: https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/current-branch-services.

    Visit our Hours and Locations page for our current branch hours and our Bookmobile page for the current Bookmobile schedule.

    MANDATORY:  Masks are required to be worn inside Ottawa Public Library branches, as per theTemporary Mandatory Mask By-law. Customers who are not wearing masks will not be allowed inside branches. Exceptions apply for people with medical exemptions.

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Change is the name of the game in today’s world. Change is also one of our highest sources of anxiety and one of our biggest...

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Tuesday Oct 27, 2020 at 7:00pm

Our neck and shoulders are connected to some of the most important parts of the body. How we hold our neck, head and shoulders affects...

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Friday Oct 30, 2020 at 10:00am

Cette classe avec Karine Léveillé, entraîneure personnelle, offre en français, aux personnes de 55 ans et plus, la possibilité de s’entraîner pendant trente minutes dans...

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Friday Oct 30, 2020 at 11:00am

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In this last presentation on using your Apple devices, Dave Rostenne and Tom Leroux, experts in Apple products, and organizers of the BYMUG, the Bytown...

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Monday Nov 2, 2020 at 10:00am

As we age, our risk of falling increases, as does the likelihood that a fall will cause an injury.  How can we help seniors prevent...

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Friday Nov 6, 2020 at 10:00am

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Today's internet has transformed the telecommunications industry. Reasonable quality internet connections have served to facilitate the effective use of VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) as...

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Monday Nov 9, 2020 at 4:00pm

Learn about income security programs.  

  • What is “low-income”?
  • What do seniors get in Ontario?
  • How do you reduce taxable income or get money
  • ...

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Thursday Nov 12, 2020 at 1:00pm

Join Amanda Sterczyk, fitness instructor, online from your home for 30 minutes of standing exercises to help you keep fit at home.   These exercises...

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Friday Nov 13, 2020 at 10:00am

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As we increasingly conduct our day-to-day lives online, either by using social media to connect with friends, playing online games or paying...

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Monday Nov 16, 2020 at 10:00am

November is the Ontario Bar Association's Make a Will Month.  Learn about the importance of having a will and powers of attorney for you and...

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Thursday Nov 19, 2020 at 1:00pm