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
    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
    Stories, rhymes, puppets and songs for children ages 0-6 and a parent or caregiver. Registration required. / Contes, comptines, marionnettes et chansons pour les enfants...

    North Gloucester

    Wednesday Oct 6, 2021 at 10:30am

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    Stories, rhymes, puppets and songs for children ages 0-6 and a parent or caregiver. Registration required. / Contes, comptines, marionnettes et chansons pour les enfants...

    North Gloucester

    Wednesday Oct 13, 2021 at 10:30am

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    Stories, rhymes, puppets and songs for children ages 0-6 and a parent or caregiver.Registration required. / Contes, comptines, marionnettes et chansons pour les enfants de...

    North Gloucester

    Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 10:30am

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    Stories, rhymes, puppets and songs for children ages 0-6 and a parent or caregiver. Registration required. / Contes, comptines, marionnettes et chansons pour les enfants...

    North Gloucester

    Wednesday Nov 17, 2021 at 10:30am

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    Stories, rhymes, puppets and songs for children ages 0-6 and a parent or caregiver. Registration required. / Contes, comptines, marionnettes et chansons pour les enfants...

    North Gloucester

    Wednesday Nov 24, 2021 at 10:30am

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    Stories, rhymes, puppets and songs for children ages 0-6 and a parent or caregiver. Registration required. / Contes, comptines, marionnettes et chansons pour les enfants...

    North Gloucester

    Wednesday Dec 1, 2021 at 10:30am

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    Stories, rhymes, puppets and songs for children ages 0-6 and a parent or caregiver. Registration required. / Contes, comptines, marionnettes et chansons pour les enfants...

    North Gloucester

    Wednesday Dec 8, 2021 at 10:30am