Regular hours resume on September 7 2021

03/09/2021

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.  

Notice - Carlingwood branch

17/09/2021

The elevator at the Carlingwood branch is currently unavailable.

Rideau branch-Elevator out of service

15/09/2021

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

Holiday Closure: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

20/09/2021

All Ottawa Public Library branches will be closed on Thursday, September 30. Access our online services 24/7 on the Ottawa Public Library website.

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  • A family reading together on a blanket
    Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending...

    Centennial

    Saturday Sep 25, 2021 at 10:30am

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    Stories, rhymes, songs and activities for preschool children and a parent/caregiver. *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending on the size...

    Cumberland

    Monday Sep 27, 2021 at 10:00am

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending...

    St-Laurent

    Monday Sep 27, 2021 at 10:30am / until Nov 01, 2021

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    Join us for an outdoor bilingual storytime on Tuesday mornings, right outside the Vanier library! Please bring a towel or a blanket to sit on...

    Vanier

    Tuesday Sep 28, 2021 at 10:30am / until Oct 26, 2021

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    Contes, comptines, chansons et activités pour les enfants d'âge préscolaire accompagnés d’un parent ou gardien. *Pour votre sécurité, tous les programmes en personne respecteront la...

    Cumberland

    Tuesday Sep 28, 2021 at 10:30am

  • Featured event:

    Join us online for live stories with Christine Sioui Wawanoloath.

    Online

    Tuesday Sep 28, 2021 at 12:45pm

  • Rejoignez-nous pour des contes en direct avec Christine Sioui Wawanoloath.

    En ligne

    Tuesday Sep 28, 2021 at 1:45pm

  • 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 Sep 28, 2021 at 6:00pm / until Oct 05, 2021

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending on the size of the space. Participants are expected to remain physically distanced, to...

    Beaverbrook

    Wednesday Sep 29, 2021 at 10:15am

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    Join us for stories and rhymes for children under 6 and a parent or caregiver. *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits...

    Greely

    Wednesday Sep 29, 2021 at 10:30am / until Oct 27, 2021