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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  • Parent with child
    Contes, comptines, et chansons pour les bébés (0-18 mois) accompagnés d’un parent ou gardien. *Pour votre sécurité, tous les programmes en personne respecteront la limite...

    Cumberland

    Thursday Sep 23, 2021 at 10:00am

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

    Manotick

    Thursday Sep 23, 2021 at 10:15am

  • Parent with child
    Stories, rhymes and songs for babies and a parent or caregiver. 0-18 months with 1 caregiver. Registration required for all. *For your safety all in-person...

    Emerald Plaza

    Thursday Sep 23, 2021 at 10:30am

  • Parent with child
    One adult and child, up to 18 months of age will enjoy learning rhymes, finger plays and songs together. *For your safety all in-person programs...

    Rosemount

    Thursday Sep 23, 2021 at 10:30am / until Oct 28, 2021

  • Parent with child
    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...

    North Gloucester

    Thursday Sep 23, 2021 at 11:00am

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

    Nepean Centrepointe

    Thursday Sep 23, 2021 at 1:30pm

  • Parent Baby Connections
    Join us for a virtual Babytime program for young children, ages 0 to 18 months. We will explore memorable songs, rhymes and resources to bond...

    Thursday Sep 23, 2021 at 2:30pm / until Dec 16, 2021

  • Parent with child
    *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

    Monday Sep 27, 2021 at 10:15am

  • Parent with child
    Stories, rhymes and songs for babies 0 to 18 months and their parents or caregivers. * *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity...

    Ruth E. Dickinson

    Monday Sep 27, 2021 at 10:15am

  • Parent with child
    Stories, fingerplays and songs* for babies and a parent or caregiver. 0-18 months. / Contes, jeux de doigts et chansons** pour les bébés et un...

    Alta Vista

    Monday Sep 27, 2021 at 10:30am