Website Maintenance: Saturday, July 31

29/07/2021

We will be performing maintenance to our systems. Access to your OPL account and search functions will be unavailable from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm Saturday, July 31. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Colonel By Day: August 2

29/07/2021

All Ottawa Public Library branches will be closed on Monday, August 2. Virtual services and loans can be accessed on our website. 

Temporary closure: Alta Vista

23/07/2021

Due to upgrades to the front entrance, the Alta Vista branch will be closed from July 26 to August 8. There will be no returns or holds pick-up during that time. Alta Vista branch will reopen August 9 at 10 am.   

Step 3: More services inside most open branches

29/07/2021

Browsing, public computers, newspapers and magazines are available inside most of our 31 open branches, with capacity limits for two-metre distancing. Up to 200 items can also be put on hold.

Starting July 26:

Mask-wearing remains mandatory inside, and outside in line. For more details, go to Current Branch Services.

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  • Light blue background, on the left image of a big yellow sun cartoon style with eyes, nose and smile, on the right the text Summerland / Sous le soleil with a small hot air ballon over the text.
    Join Little Lotus Kids Yoga for a fun class that introduces the concepts of yoga through movement, play, songs, play and activities. You will explore...

    Tuesday Aug 3, 2021 at 10:00am / until Aug 17, 2021

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

    Tuesday Aug 3, 2021 at 10:30am / until Aug 10, 2021

  • Light blue background, on the left image of a big yellow sun cartoon style with eyes, nose and smile, on the right the text Summerland / Sous le soleil with a small hot air ballon over the text.
    This week, you will cook a Chocolate Zucchini Cake. It is mid-summer and our locally grown produce abounds! Time to get into the garden and...

    Tuesday Aug 3, 2021 at 11:00am

  • Hail adventurers! Join us for a one-shot Dungeons and Dragons (D&D) adventure and get caught in a tome. We will be using 5th edition rules...

    Tuesday Aug 3, 2021 at 1:30pm

  • Light blue background, on the left image of a big yellow sun cartoon style with eyes, nose and smile, on the right the text Summerland / Sous le soleil with a small hot air ballon over the text.
    With the help of a dancer from Luv2Groove, express yourself through a series of dance moves that are fun and easy to follow. Learn some...

    Wednesday Aug 4, 2021 at 10:00am / until Aug 18, 2021

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

    Wednesday Aug 4, 2021 at 10:30am / until Aug 18, 2021

  • summerland / sous le soleil
    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...

    Wednesday Aug 4, 2021 at 1:30pm

  • Picture of 3 children crafting and various craft materials
    Join us in Summerland for cool experiments, science, and art projects you can do from home. Gather up your supplies and tune in! This series...

    Thursday Aug 5, 2021 at 9:30am / until Aug 19, 2021

  • summerland / sous le soleil
    Rejoignez-nous en direct pour des histoires, des chansons et des comptines, pour les enfants 6 ans et moins. Cliquez sur le bouton vert ci-dessous pour...

    Thursday Aug 5, 2021 at 10:30am / until Aug 19, 2021

  • Light blue background, on the left image of a big yellow sun cartoon style with eyes, nose and smile, on the right the text Summerland / Sous le soleil with a small hot air ballon over the text.
    Join an Ottawa Art Gallery Educator for a peek into the imagination and artwork of Canadian artist Russel Yuristy. Yuristy’s inner world is one where...

    Thursday Aug 5, 2021 at 11:00am