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: Extended curbside service

18/10/2021

Curbisde holds and pick-up service will continue at the back door and parking lot from 10 am to 6 pm until further notice. 

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    Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 10:00am / until Oct 27, 2021

  • Dungeons and Dragons
    A complete D&D mini-adventure played over four 2-hour sessions for teens 13-18. Players will play through a complete adventure with pre-generated characters. Come solve some...

    Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 4:00pm / until Nov 03, 2021

  • Join yoga instructor Janet McGeein for two classes of introductory Yoga. We will focus on mindfulness, breathing and slow physical movement to increase strength and...

    Friday Oct 22, 2021 at 10:00am

  • D&D for kids
    Hail Adventurers! Join us for a mini-D&D campaign. The first week we will make characters and the following 3 weeks we will adventure. For ages...

    Tuesday Oct 26, 2021 at 6:00pm / until Nov 02, 2021

  • 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

  • D&D for kids
    Hail Adventurers! Join us for a mini-D&D campaign. The first week we will make characters and the following 3 weeks we will adventure. For ages...

    Tuesday Nov 9, 2021 at 6:00pm / until Dec 07, 2021

  • Are you good at remembering the names of the new people you meet? We will discuss several of the most effective strategies for learning new...

    Wednesday Nov 10, 2021 at 10:00am

  • Dungeons and Dragons
    A complete D&D mini-adventure played over four 2-hour sessions for teens 13-18. Players will play through a complete adventure with pre-generated characters. Come solve some...

    Wednesday Nov 10, 2021 at 4:00pm / until Dec 01, 2021

  • 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 Nov 15, 2021 at 4:00pm

  • Mnemonics are techniques created to help us more easily encode and recall facts, numbers, and any information that is important to us. Any healthy adult...

    Wednesday Nov 17, 2021 at 10:00am