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.   

 

Carp Branch

18/10/2021

Carp branch will be closed on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 for operational use by the City of Ottawa. Regular service will resume Wednesday,  October 27, 2021 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.

Carlingwood branch: Elevator out of service

18/10/2021

The elevator at Carlingwood branch is currently out of service. 

Alta Vista branch: Reopening October 22

21/10/2021

Alta Vista branch will return to regular service and hours on Friday, October 22, 2021.

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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 Oct 26, 2021 at 10:30am

  • 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 Oct 27, 2021 at 10:15am

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    Stories, rhymes and songs for preschoolers and a parent or caregiver. Ages 3-6. *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending on...

    Carlingwood

    Wednesday Oct 27, 2021 at 10:30am

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    *Pour votre sécurité, tous les programmes en personne respecteront la limite de capacité qui variera selon la taille de l’espace. Tous les participants sont requis...

    Beaverbrook

    Wednesday Oct 27, 2021 at 11:00am

  • jack-o-lantern and candles
    Hallowe'en themed stories, rhymes and songs for children aged 4 to 8 years old and a parent/caregiver. Please bring your costume! Starting October 12, 2021,...

    Cumberland

    Thursday Oct 28, 2021 at 7:00pm

  • Stories and rhymes for children up to age 6 and a parent or caregiver. Starting October 12, 2021, those aged 12 and older will need...

    Osgoode

    Monday Nov 8, 2021 at 10:30am

  • Stories and rhymes for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. / Contes et comptines pour les enfants de tous âges et un...

    Rideau

    Tuesday Nov 9, 2021 at 10:30am

  • Starting October 12, 2021, those aged 12 and older will need to show their proof of vaccination and government-issued identification (or medical exemption) to attend...

    Beaverbrook

    Wednesday Nov 10, 2021 at 10:15am

  • Stories, rhymes and songs for preschoolers and a parent or caregiver. Ages 3-6. 30 minutes Starting October 12, 2021, those aged 12 and older will...

    Carlingwood

    Wednesday Nov 10, 2021 at 10:30am

  • À compter du 12 octobre 2021, les personnes âgées de 12 ans et plus devront présenter leur preuve de vaccination et une pièce d'identité émise...

    Beaverbrook

    Wednesday Nov 10, 2021 at 11:00am