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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Stories, rhymes, songs and activities for babies (ages 0-18 months) and a parent/caregiver. *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending on...

Cumberland

Tuesday Oct 26, 2021 at 9:30am

Storytime Children
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

Tuesday Oct 26, 2021 at 9:30am

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Contes, comptines, chansons et activités pour les enfants d'âge préscolaire accompagné d’un parent ou gardien. *Pour votre sécurité, tous les programmes en personne respecteront la...

Orléans

Tuesday Oct 26, 2021 at 10:10am

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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...

Greenboro

Tuesday Oct 26, 2021 at 10:15am

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Stories, rhymes and songs for toddlers together with their parents or caregivers. Ages 19 to 35 months.* *For your safety all in-person programs will follow...

Ruth E. Dickinson

Tuesday Oct 26, 2021 at 10:15am

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

Tuesday Oct 26, 2021 at 10:30am / until Dec 14, 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 Oct 26, 2021 at 10:30am

Stories, rhymes and songs for babies 0-18 months and a parent or caregiver. Registration required*. Contes, comptines et chansons pour les bébés de 0 à...

Main

Tuesday Oct 26, 2021 at 10:30am

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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

Tuesday Oct 26, 2021 at 10:30am

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...

Nepean Centrepointe

Tuesday Oct 26, 2021 at 10:30am

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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
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...

Rideau

Tuesday Oct 26, 2021 at 10:30am

Parent with child
Stories, rhymes and songs for babies and a parent or caregiver. 0-18 months. *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending on...

Carlingwood

Tuesday Oct 26, 2021 at 10:30am

Stories, rhymes and songs for babies and a parent or caregiver. 0-18 months. / Contes, comptines et chansons pour les bébés et un parent ou...

St-Laurent

Tuesday Oct 26, 2021 at 11:00am

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Stories, rhymes and songs for babies and a parent or caregiver.  0-18 months. Registration required  /   Contes, comptines et chansons pour les bébés et un...

Greenboro

Tuesday Oct 26, 2021 at 11:15am

A family reading together on a blanket
Stories, rhymes and songs for toddlers together with their parents or caregivers. Ages 19 to 35 months.* *For your safety all in-person programs will follow...

Ruth E. Dickinson

Tuesday Oct 26, 2021 at 11:15am

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Drop in to share research strategies, & discover what resources are available for your research. Volunteers from The Ontario Genealogical Society will be here to...

Google Meet

Tuesday Oct 26, 2021 at 2:00pm

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

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Drop by and share advice, ideas and conversation with other knitters. Open to all adults and teens. / Le tricot, ce n'est pas un accident!...

Greenboro

Tuesday Oct 26, 2021 at 6:30pm

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Meet with fellow food enthusiasts and put a cookbook to the test! Sample a few recipes from the selected cookbook and review your results with...

Richmond

Tuesday Oct 26, 2021 at 6:45pm

Storytime Children, contes en famille
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 Oct 27, 2021 at 9:30am

Parent with child
Stories, rhymes and songs for babies and a parent or caregiver. 0-18 months. *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending on...

Hazeldean

Wednesday Oct 27, 2021 at 10:00am

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

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...

Orléans

Wednesday Oct 27, 2021 at 10:10am