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.

Hunt Club-Riverside Park Community Centre kiosk out of service

13/09/2021

The kiosk machine dispensing adult books at the Hunt Club-Riverside Park Community Centre 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.

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  • Teen Book Club
    Not sure what to read next? Then join us for our monthly teen virtual book club to share and talk about the books you’ve been...

    Monday Sep 20, 2021 at 4:00pm

  • Drop in and share what you have read this week! Rate and review your reads with us and we will give you ideas on what...

    Thursday Sep 23, 2021 at 6:00pm

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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 Sep 28, 2021 at 6:45pm

  • Looking to find your new favourite book? Join us at the Greenboro Branch for our Afternoon Book Chat, where we discuss some of our favourite...

    Greenboro

    Thursday Oct 7, 2021 at 2:30pm

  • Club de lecture pour ados
    Comment savoir quel livre choisir quand il y en a tellement qui te tentent? Quel beau problème à avoir… Joins-toi à nous pour partager tes...

    Thursday Oct 7, 2021 at 4:00pm

  • Teen Book Club
    Not sure what to read next? Then join us for our monthly teen virtual book club to share and talk about the books you’ve been...

    Monday Oct 18, 2021 at 4:00pm

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    Reading Group #2 is held on the third Wednesday of the month. Registration will be limited to 10 people. Please pre-register online. No drop-ins. *For...

    Carlingwood

    Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 2:00pm / until Dec 15, 2021

  • Illustration of book, coffee cup, reading glasses and to-do list on a table
    Looking to find your new favourite book? Join us at the Beaverbrook Branch for the Fall Book Chat, where we discuss some of our favourite...

    Beaverbrook

    Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 2:00pm / until Oct 25, 2021

  • Drop in and share what you have read this week! Rate and review your reads with us and we will give you ideas on what...

    Thursday Oct 21, 2021 at 6:00pm

  • Teen Book Club
    Not sure what to read next? Then join us for our monthly teen virtual book club to share and talk about the books you’ve been...

    Monday Nov 15, 2021 at 4:00pm