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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    Stories and rhymes for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending on...

    Sunnyside

    Wednesday Sep 22, 2021 at 9:30am / until Oct 27, 2021

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    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...

    Orléans

    Wednesday Sep 22, 2021 at 10:10am

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    Beaverbrook

    Wednesday Sep 22, 2021 at 10:15am

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

    Ruth E. Dickinson

    Wednesday Sep 22, 2021 at 10:15am

  • Une famille qui lit ensemble sur une couverture
    Contes, comptines et chansons pour les enfants de tous âges et un parent ou gardien. *Pour votre sécurité, tous les programmes en personne respecteront la...

    Greenboro

    Wednesday Sep 22, 2021 at 10:15am

  • Join us online for live stories, songs and rhymes, for children ages 6 and under. Click on the green button to launch the program on...

    Wednesday Sep 22, 2021 at 10:30am / until Dec 15, 2021

  • 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 22, 2021 at 10:30am / until Oct 27, 2021

  • Contes, comptines et chansons pour les enfants de tous âges et un parent ou gardien. *Pour votre sécurité, tous les programmes en personne respecteront la...

    St-Laurent

    Wednesday Sep 22, 2021 at 10:30am / until Oct 27, 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 de...

    North Gloucester

    Wednesday Sep 22, 2021 at 10:30am

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    Stories, rhymes and songs* for children and a parent or caregiver. 0-6 years old. / Contes, comptines et chansons** pour les enfants et un parent...

    Alta Vista

    Wednesday Sep 22, 2021 at 10:30am