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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    Stories and rhymes for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. Registration required. Outdoors, weather permitting, please bring a blanket or towel on...

    Osgoode

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    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

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    St-Laurent

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  • A family reading together on a blanket
    Stories and rhymes for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. Registration required. Outdoors, weather permitting, please bring a blanket or towel on...

    Osgoode

    Monday Oct 25, 2021 at 11:00am

  • 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 limits...

    Ruth E. Dickinson

    Monday Oct 25, 2021 at 11:15am

  • 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 Oct 25, 2021 at 1:30pm / until Dec 20, 2021

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    Online

    Monday Oct 25, 2021 at 3:30pm

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    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

    Monday Oct 25, 2021 at 7:00pm

  • Part of the Bywords logo

    Join us for the ceremony for 2021 will offer an enjoyable evening of  poetry readings and music.

    Online

    Monday Oct 25, 2021 at 7:30pm

  • Parent with child
    Stories, rhymes, songs and activities for babies (ages 0-18 months) and a parent/caregiver. *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending on...

    Cumberland

    Tuesday Oct 26, 2021 at 9:30am