Regular hours resume on September 7 2021


Ottawa Public Library will return to regular pre-pandemic hours at most branches starting Tuesday, September 7, 2021 — including Sunday hours at 10 branches and InfoService as of Sunday, September 12.  

Hours are posted at branch entrances and on the Hours and location page of the OPL website.   

Fitzroy Harbour and Vernon branches are reopening after being closed since the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020.  

Hunt Club-Riverside Park Community Centre kiosk out of service


The kiosk machine dispensing adult books at the Hunt Club-Riverside Park Community Centre is currently unavailable.

Rideau branch-Elevator out of service


The elevator at Rideau is currently out of service for maintenance and repairs. Service will be restored on Monday, September 27th.

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  • Rejoignez-nous en direct pour des histoires, des chansons et des comptines, pour les enfants 6 ans et moins. Cliquez sur le bouton vert pour lancer...

    Thursday Sep 23, 2021 at 10:30am / until Dec 16, 2021

  • Parent Baby Connections
    Join us for a virtual Babytime program for young children, ages 0 to 18 months. We will explore memorable songs, rhymes and resources to bond...

    Thursday Sep 23, 2021 at 2:30pm / until Dec 16, 2021

  • Ben Philippe



    Thursday Sep 16, 2021 at 7:00pm

  • Get your body moving in creative ways each week with dynamic stretches, fun sequences from a variety of dance styles, and flowing meditative cool-downs. Join...

    Friday Sep 17, 2021 at 10:00am

  • Bougez toutes les parties de votre corps du confort de votre chaise! Rejoignez-vous à Solange Mattar pour un cours de mouvements, d'exercices simples et efficaces...

    Friday Sep 17, 2021 at 11:15am

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    Friday Sep 17, 2021 at 12:30pm



    Monday Sep 20, 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 Sep 20, 2021 at 4:00pm

  • 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 Sep 21, 2021 at 10:30am / until Dec 14, 2021

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    Drop in to share research strategies, & discover what resources are available for your research. Volunteers from The Ontario Genealogical Society will be here to...

    Google Meet

    Tuesday Sep 21, 2021 at 2:00pm / until Oct 26, 2021