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 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

    Thursday Sep 23, 2021 at 9:30am / until Oct 28, 2021

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending on the size of the space. Participants are expected to remain physically distanced, to...

    Beaverbrook

    Thursday Sep 23, 2021 at 10:15am

  • Parent with child
    Stories, rhymes and songs for babies 0 to 18 months and their parent or caregiver. * *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity...

    Manotick

    Thursday Sep 23, 2021 at 10:15am

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    Join us for outside story time (weather permitting). There will be stories, rhymes and songs for families with younger children. Registration Required. Please bring a...

    Stittsville

    Thursday Sep 23, 2021 at 10:30am

  • Parent with child
    Stories, rhymes and songs for babies and a parent or caregiver. 0-18 months with 1 caregiver. Registration required for all. *For your safety all in-person...

    Emerald Plaza

    Thursday Sep 23, 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. For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending...

    Carp

    Thursday Sep 23, 2021 at 10:30am

  • Parent with child
    One adult and child, up to 18 months of age will enjoy learning rhymes, finger plays and songs together. *For your safety all in-person programs...

    Rosemount

    Thursday Sep 23, 2021 at 10:30am / until Oct 28, 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 Sep 23, 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. For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending...

    Carp

    Thursday Sep 23, 2021 at 11:00am

  • Join us for an Outdoor Storytime. Please note this event is "weather permitting" - if it is inclement weather, there will be no storytime. There...

    Manotick

    Thursday Sep 23, 2021 at 11:00am