Website Maintenance: Saturday, July 31

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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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    Join us online for a storytime with our special guests from Penny Lane Sanctuary Farm. Ages 4 and up. Meet our special guests: July 9...

    Friday Jul 30, 2021 at 10:00am / until Aug 20, 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 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

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    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.
    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

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    In celebration of Pride 2021 (August 22-29) join us for a special Pride program! Wear your brightest colours and let’s celebrate! Ages 0-12 Aug 17,...

    Tuesday Aug 17, 2021 at 10:30am