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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  • 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...

    Cumberland

    Monday Sep 20, 2021 at 10:00am

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    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...

    St-Laurent

    Monday Sep 20, 2021 at 10:30am / until Nov 01, 2021

  • 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 Sep 21, 2021 at 6:00pm / until Oct 05, 2021

  • Featured event:
    C is for Climate Science Literacy week September 20 to 26
    Meet Stella Bowles: Young Citizen Scientist. A school science project led this young author to fight to protect her local river from contamination. She will...

    Tuesday Sep 21, 2021 at 7:00pm

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    *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

    Wednesday Sep 22, 2021 at 10:15am

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    Join us for stories and rhymes for children under 6 and a parent or caregiver. *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits...

    Greely

    Wednesday Sep 22, 2021 at 10:30am / until Oct 27, 2021

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    Stories, rhymes and songs for preschoolers and a parent or caregiver. Ages 3-6. *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending on...

    Carlingwood

    Wednesday Sep 22, 2021 at 10:30am

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    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...

    Carp

    Thursday Sep 23, 2021 at 11:00am

  • Interested in learning to code? Join us for a four-week tutorial in Scratch. You will learn the basic skills needed to create your own game...

    Emerald Plaza

    Thursday Sep 23, 2021 at 3:30pm / until Oct 21, 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 Sep 23, 2021 at 6:00pm