• Current In-Person Services


    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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Sign your child up for free online tutoring and homework help.  Volunteer tutors from Frontier College will meet with learners one-on-one...


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Inscrivez votre enfant à une séance gratuite de tutorat et d’aide aux devoirs. Les tuteurs bénévoles du Collège Frontière rencontreront...

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Let's Talk Science Webcard

Frontier College in partnership with Let's Talk Science is offering fun online math and science activities for children ages 6...


Saturday Oct 31, 2020 at 10:00am / until Dec 12, 2020

Youth telling stories on stage

Each child participating will have the opportunity to explore, learn and develop a personal style of storytelling in a creative and supportive on-line environment. Story selection,...


Sunday Nov 1, 2020 at 9:30am / until Nov 22, 2020

Joins-toi à Lorraine pour quatre formidables aventures : Les mésaventures d’un levraut , Miaule, miaule dans le lilas , Virés verts! et La tête dans...

Monday Nov 16, 2020 at 3:00pm

Have you ever heard of frogs that wear socks? Or of Coyotés who brag to themselves? Or of the mysterious, menacing Gunny Wolf? Dean’s stories...

Monday Nov 16, 2020 at 4:00pm

Blast into space for stories that twinkle, shimmer, and light up the night sky! Ages 5-8. Visit our YouTube channel to watch the program. The...

Tuesday Nov 17, 2020 at 4:00pm

Crocodile Queen THOUGHT she wanted a handsome prince, but she was wrong. Ages 9-12. Visit our YouTube channel to watch the program. The video will...

Tuesday Nov 17, 2020 at 7:00pm

What went on when animals could still talk to one another... Ages 5-8. Visit our YouTube channel to watch the program. The video will be...

Wednesday Nov 18, 2020 at 11:00am

La neige arrive! Mais sais-tu d’où est venu la toute première neige? Jean-Luc Boutin le sait! Il te le révelera, viens écouter son secret. Pour...

Wednesday Nov 18, 2020 at 3:00pm