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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  • 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 Oct 26, 2021 at 6:00pm / until Nov 02, 2021

  • We have scheduled a second course in this popular topic, this time on Wednesday mornings. Learn the basics while discovering fun and unexpected ways of...

    Wednesday Oct 27, 2021 at 10:00am

  • Dungeons and Dragons
    A complete D&D mini-adventure played over four 2-hour sessions for teens 13-18. Players will play through a complete adventure with pre-generated characters. Come solve some...

    Wednesday Oct 27, 2021 at 4:00pm / until Nov 03, 2021

  • In this fun Halloween theme workshop presented by uOttawa Maker Mobile, participants will use Scratch to create and code a unique Halloween ping pong game!...

    Wednesday Oct 27, 2021 at 4:30pm

  • Get started with the basics of coloured pencils in this two-part course with artist and instructor Kelly Eyamie! You’ll discover tips and tricks used to...

    Friday Oct 29, 2021 at 10:00am / until Nov 05, 2021

  • Durant cet atelier présenté par uOttawa Maker Mobile, les participants utiliseront Scratch, un programme conçu pour les enfants pour apprendre à programmer, pour construire un...

    Wednesday Nov 3, 2021 at 4:30pm

  • 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 Nov 9, 2021 at 6:00pm / until Dec 07, 2021

  • Are you good at remembering the names of the new people you meet? We will discuss several of the most effective strategies for learning new...

    Wednesday Nov 10, 2021 at 10:00am

  • Dungeons and Dragons
    A complete D&D mini-adventure played over four 2-hour sessions for teens 13-18. Players will play through a complete adventure with pre-generated characters. Come solve some...

    Wednesday Nov 10, 2021 at 4:00pm / until Dec 01, 2021

  • In this interactive workshop presented by uOttawa Maker Mobile, students will learn basic coding concepts and will create their own game using a virtual Micro:bit...

    Wednesday Nov 10, 2021 at 4:30pm