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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  • 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 Oct 27, 2021 at 10:30am

  • 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

  • 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 28, 2021 at 10:30am

  • Stories, rhymes and songs for babies and a parent or caregiver. 0-18 months. 30 minutes Starting October 12, 2021, those aged 12 and older will...

    Carlingwood

    Tuesday Nov 9, 2021 at 10:30am

  • Stories, rhymes and songs for preschoolers and a parent or caregiver. Ages 3-6. 30 minutes Starting October 12, 2021, those aged 12 and older will...

    Carlingwood

    Wednesday Nov 10, 2021 at 10:30am

  • Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. Starting October 12, 2021, those aged 12 and older will need...

    Carlingwood

    Saturday Nov 13, 2021 at 10:30am

  • Stories, rhymes and songs for babies and a parent or caregiver. 0-18 months. 30 minutes Starting October 12, 2021, those aged 12 and older will...

    Carlingwood

    Tuesday Nov 16, 2021 at 10:30am

  • Stories, rhymes and songs for preschoolers and a parent or caregiver. Ages 3-6. 30 minutes Starting October 12, 2021, those aged 12 and older will...

    Carlingwood

    Wednesday Nov 17, 2021 at 10:30am

  • Illustration of book, coffee cup, reading glasses and to-do list on a table
    Reading Group #2 is held on the third Wednesday of the month. Registration will be limited to 10 people. Please pre-register online. No drop-ins. *For...

    Carlingwood

    Wednesday Nov 17, 2021 at 2:00pm / until Dec 15, 2021

  • Stories, rhymes and songs for toddlers and a parent or caregiver. 19-35 months. Starting October 12, 2021, those aged 12 and older will need to...

    Carlingwood

    Thursday Nov 18, 2021 at 10:30am