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.   

 

Extended curbside service at Alta Vista branch October 16 from 10 am to 5 pm

15/10/2021

The Alta Vista branch will extend curbside services at the rear door and parking lot on Saturday October 16, 2021 from 10 am to 5 pm .The branch will resume regular service on Monday, October 18 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.

Notice: Carlingwood Branch

14/10/2021

The elevator at Carlingwood branch is currently out of service. 

Closure: Centennial Branch

15/10/2021

Centennial Branch will be open from  2 pm  to 5 pm only Saturday October 16,  due to a planned Hydro Ottawa Power outage.

 

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  • The Stittsville Library Book Club meet on the third Monday of most months and read a variety of fiction and non-fiction books. Registration is required...

    Stittsville

    Monday Oct 18, 2021 at 2:30pm / until Sep 19, 2022

  • 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 Oct 18, 2021 at 4:00pm

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    Reading Group #2 is held on the third Wednesday of the month. Registration will be limited to 10 people. Please pre-register online. No drop-ins. *For...

    Carlingwood

    Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 2:00pm / until Dec 15, 2021

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    Looking to find your new favourite book? Join us at the Beaverbrook Branch for the Fall Book Chat, where we discuss some of our favourite...

    Beaverbrook

    Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 2:00pm / until Oct 25, 2021

  • The virtual awards ceremony will be streamed on Ottawa Public Library Facebook.

    Online

    Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 6:00pm

  • Drop in and share what you have read this week! Rate and review your reads with us and we will give you ideas on what...

    Thursday Oct 21, 2021 at 6:00pm

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    Join us for the ceremony for 2021 will offer an enjoyable evening of  poetry readings and music.

    Online

    Monday Oct 25, 2021 at 7:30pm

  • Dickinson Reads Book Club
    We meet to enjoy lively good-natured discussions of a wide variety of books selected by our members. All assessments, interpretations, and opinions are valued and...

    Ruth E. Dickinson

    Wednesday Nov 10, 2021 at 10:00am / until Dec 08, 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