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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    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

  • cooking
    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

  • Crafting tools (needle, thread, glue, scissors, markers)
    Meet fellow knitters in a relaxed atmosphere at Carlingwood's Knitting Club! The group is held on the last Wednesday of the month, from September-December. (with...

    Carlingwood

    Wednesday Oct 27, 2021 at 6:30pm / until Dec 15, 2021

  • Crafting tools (needle, thread, glue, scissors, markers)
    Join us for an informal gathering of knitting and/or crocheting enthusiasts from beginner to expert. Share your knowledge, ideas and projects in a relaxed social...

    Cumberland

    Wednesday Oct 27, 2021 at 7:00pm

  • If you enjoy writing, whether it is a little or a lot, the Stittsville Creative Writing Group meets on most Thursday evenings, from 6:45-8:15 p.m...

    Stittsville

    Thursday Oct 28, 2021 at 7:05pm / until Sep 29, 2022

  • Knitting Group
    Come join our knitting group. Knit for yourselves, knit for charity, make new friends and find new ideas of what to knit from others. A...

    Ruth E. Dickinson

    Monday Nov 1, 2021 at 1:30pm / until Dec 20, 2021

  • Current Events
    This group will operate in a relaxed fashion. To kick off each session, a current events story will be the focus. Everyone who wishes to...

    Ruth E. Dickinson

    Monday Nov 1, 2021 at 2:00pm / until Dec 06, 2021

  • Crafting tools (needle, thread, glue, scissors, markers)
    Join us for an informal gathering of knitting and/or crocheting enthusiasts from beginner to expert. Share your knowledge, ideas and projects in a relaxed social...

    Cumberland

    Wednesday Nov 3, 2021 at 7:00pm

  • Dickinson Reads Book Club
    We meet to enjoy lively good-natured discussions of a wide variety of books selected by our members. All assessments, interpretations, and opinions are valued and...

    Ruth E. Dickinson

    Wednesday Nov 10, 2021 at 10:00am / until Dec 08, 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