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  • OPL branches closed

    OPL branches, Bookmobile stops and Homebound delivery services are closed until further notice. The closure is in response to advice from Ottawa Public Health (OPH) with regards to COVID-19 (coronavirus) for the health and safety of our community. We will continue to monitor the situation and reassess as the situation evolves. Currently, please note:  

    • Due dates for all currently checked out materials have been extended and late fees suspended.
    • Book drops are not available since branches are closed. Hold on to OPL items and return them when branches reopen. 
    • Holds are suspended, and pick up expiry dates extended. This includes interlibrary loans (ILL).
    • Meeting room rentals are cancelled, and fees are being refunded; and
    • Computer bookings, programs, events and outreach activities are cancelled.
    • Expired cards, or those about to expire, have been extended. 

    You can use the Library online:

    We thank you for your patience and support, and we look forward to seeing you online and in person again soon.

Find a program or event

Come in and see what we are doing! It could be crafts, board games, or technology. Come in and check out the fun.

Stittsville

Saturday Apr 11, 2020 at 10:30am / until May 09, 2020

Knitting is a creative, relaxing, and fun activity for all! Experienced knitters will introduce children, tweens and teens to basic stitches and help them to...

Beaverbrook

Saturday Apr 11, 2020 at 1:30pm / until May 23, 2020

This is a fun, beginner acoustic guitar “campfire” style introduction to playing guitar in an encouraging group setting. You will be taken on a journey...

Ruth E. Dickinson

Saturday May 2, 2020 at 1:00pm / until May 30, 2020

Spend the afternoon playing video games, board games, chess, card games, reading, doing crafts, watching movies or hanging out with other teens! Drop-in. Ages 13-18...

Ruth E. Dickinson

Thursday May 14, 2020 at 3:00pm / until Jun 11, 2020

Looking to find your new favourite book? Join Beaverbrook for the Summer Book Chat, where we discuss some of our favourite books of the season,...

Beaverbrook

Monday Jun 1, 2020 at 6:30pm