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: Extended curbside service

18/10/2021

Curbisde holds and pick-up service will continue at the back door and parking lot from 10 am to 6 pm until further notice. 

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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

Thursday Oct 21, 2021 at 9:30am

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 Oct 21, 2021 at 10:00am

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

Thursday Oct 21, 2021 at 10:15am

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 Oct 21, 2021 at 10:15am

Rejoignez-nous en direct pour des histoires, des chansons et des comptines, pour les enfants 6 ans et moins. Cliquez sur le bouton vert pour lancer...

Thursday Oct 21, 2021 at 10:30am / until Dec 16, 2021

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 Oct 21, 2021 at 10:30am

A family reading together on a blanket
Stories, rhymes and songs for toddlers and a parent or caregiver. 19-35 months. *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending on...

Carlingwood

Thursday Oct 21, 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 Oct 21, 2021 at 10:30am

Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. Registration required*. Contes, rimes et chansons pour les enfants de tous...

Main

Thursday Oct 21, 2021 at 10:30am

A family reading together on a blanket
Join us for storytime. There will be stories, rhymes and songs for families with younger children. Registration Required. Please bring a blanket for your family...

Stittsville

Thursday Oct 21, 2021 at 10:30am

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 Oct 21, 2021 at 11:00am

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...

Carp

Thursday Oct 21, 2021 at 11:00am

Parent with child
Join us for storytime outdoors. Please note that if the weather is inclement, there will be no storytime. There will be stories, rhymes and songs...

Manotick

Thursday Oct 21, 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 Oct 21, 2021 at 1:30pm

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 Oct 21, 2021 at 2:00pm / until Oct 28, 2021

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 Oct 21, 2021 at 2:30pm / until Dec 16, 2021

A family reading together on a blanket
Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and their parents or caregivers.* *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending...

Ruth E. Dickinson

Thursday Oct 21, 2021 at 3:30pm

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 Oct 21, 2021 at 3:30pm

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

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 21, 2021 at 6:45pm / until Sep 29, 2022

Join yoga instructor Janet McGeein for two classes of introductory Yoga. We will focus on mindfulness, breathing and slow physical movement to increase strength and...

Friday Oct 22, 2021 at 10:00am

Joignez-vous à l'instructrice Solange Mattar, et apprendre à pratiquer un yoga accessible dans un cours à deux parties. On va vous guider dans des mouvements...

Friday Oct 22, 2021 at 11:15am

A family reading together on a blanket
Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. / Contes, comptines et chansons pour les enfants de tous âges...

Greenboro

Saturday Oct 23, 2021 at 10:30am