• 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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Virtual Genealogy

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

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Tuesday Oct 27, 2020 at 2:00pm

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Sign up for free learning support for adult learners of English and French.  Volunteer tutors from Frontier College will meet with...

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Monday Nov 2, 2020 at 12:00pm / until Dec 07, 2020

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Inscrivez-vous à un soutien scolaire gratuit aux apprenants adultes de l'anglais et du français. Lors des séances, des tuteurs bénévoles du ...

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Tuesday Nov 3, 2020 at 12:00pm / until Dec 08, 2020

Do you want to make your writing more effective?  Fictional technique is important for bringing your memoir or story to life for readers.  Join Moira...

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Saturday Oct 24, 2020 at 10:00am

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Join us for the national launch of Love After the End: An Anthology of Two-Spirit

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Thursday Oct 22, 2020 at 7:30pm

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In this third 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 Oct 26, 2020 at 10:00am

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Join us for the launch of What the Haruspex Read in the Small Hours of My

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Monday Oct 26, 2020 at 7:30pm

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

La cuisine de Chef Dongué est sublimée par la subtile fusion de l’art culinaire français aux saveurs exotiques.

Joignez- vous au Chef Guy Dongué pour...

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Wednesday Oct 28, 2020 at 6:30pm

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In a sweeping yet nuanced exploration of identity and the role of Native Americans in a contemporary urban America (in this case, Oakland, California), Cheyenne...

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Thursday Oct 29, 2020 at 9:00pm