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 toddlers together with their parents or caregivers. Ages 19 to 35 months.* *For your safety all in-person programs will follow...

    Ruth E. Dickinson

    Tuesday Oct 26, 2021 at 10:15am

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    Stories, rhymes and songs for toddlers together with their parents or caregivers. Ages 19 to 35 months.* *For your safety all in-person programs will follow...

    Ruth E. Dickinson

    Tuesday Oct 26, 2021 at 11:15am

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    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 27, 2021 at 10:15am

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    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 27, 2021 at 11:15am

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    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

    Thursday Oct 28, 2021 at 3:30pm

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    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

    Saturday Oct 30, 2021 at 10:30am

  • Knitting Group
    Come join our knitting group. Knit for yourselves, knit for charity, make new friends and find new ideas of what to knit from others. A...

    Ruth E. Dickinson

    Monday Nov 1, 2021 at 1:30pm / until Dec 20, 2021

  • Current Events
    This group will operate in a relaxed fashion. To kick off each session, a current events story will be the focus. Everyone who wishes to...

    Ruth E. Dickinson

    Monday Nov 1, 2021 at 2:00pm / until Dec 06, 2021

  • Dickinson Reads Book Club
    We meet to enjoy lively good-natured discussions of a wide variety of books selected by our members. All assessments, interpretations, and opinions are valued and...

    Ruth E. Dickinson

    Wednesday Nov 10, 2021 at 10:00am / until Dec 08, 2021

  • Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and their parents or caregivers.* * Starting October 12, 2021, those aged 12 and older will...

    Ruth E. Dickinson

    Wednesday Nov 10, 2021 at 10:15am