Regular hours resume on September 7 2021

03/09/2021

Ottawa Public Library will return to regular pre-pandemic hours at most branches starting Tuesday, September 7, 2021 — including Sunday hours at 10 branches and InfoService as of Sunday, September 12.  

Hours are posted at branch entrances and on the Hours and location page of the OPL website.   

Fitzroy Harbour and Vernon branches are reopening after being closed since the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020.  

Notice - Carlingwood branch

17/09/2021

The elevator at the Carlingwood branch is currently unavailable.

Rideau branch-Elevator out of service

15/09/2021

The elevator at Rideau is currently out of service for maintenance and repairs. Service will be restored on Monday, September 27th.

Holiday Closure: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

20/09/2021

All Ottawa Public Library branches will be closed on Thursday, September 30. Access our online services 24/7 on the Ottawa Public Library website.

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  • A family reading together on a blanket
    Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending...

    Centennial

    Saturday Sep 25, 2021 at 10:30am

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. / Contes, comptines et chansons pour les enfants de tous âges...

    Greenboro

    Saturday Sep 25, 2021 at 10:30am

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    Stories and rhymes outside the library near the parking lot entrance, weather permitting, for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. Disclaimer: Participants...

    Rockcliffe Park

    Monday Sep 27, 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...

    Cumberland

    Monday Sep 27, 2021 at 10:00am

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending...

    Hazeldean

    Monday Sep 27, 2021 at 10:00am

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    Outside at 10:15 a.m. in the backyard (will be cancelled in poor weather conditions). Stories, songs, rhymes and more for families. Please bring a blanket...

    Munster

    Monday Sep 27, 2021 at 10:15am

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending...

    St-Laurent

    Monday Sep 27, 2021 at 10:30am / until Nov 01, 2021

  • 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 Sep 27, 2021 at 10:30am / until Oct 25, 2021

  • 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 Sep 27, 2021 at 11:00am / until Oct 25, 2021

  • 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...

    Sunnyside

    Tuesday Sep 28, 2021 at 9:30am / until Oct 26, 2021