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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  • Join us online for live stories, songs and rhymes, for children ages 6 and under. Click on the green button below to launch the program...

    Tuesday Oct 26, 2021 at 10:30am / until Dec 14, 2021

  • Storytime Children, contes en famille
    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

    Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 9:30am

  • 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...

    Orléans

    Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 10:10am

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    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

    Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 10:15am

  • Une famille qui lit ensemble sur une couverture
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    Greenboro

    Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 10:15am

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    Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 10:30am / until Dec 15, 2021

  • 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...

    Centennial

    Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 10:30am

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    Stories, rhymes, puppets and songs for children ages 0-6 and a parent or caregiver.Registration required. / Contes, comptines, marionnettes et chansons pour les enfants de...

    North Gloucester

    Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 10:30am

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    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...

    Nepean Centrepointe

    Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 10:30am

  • 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 Oct 20, 2021 at 11:00am / until Oct 27, 2021