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: Extended curbside service

18/10/2021

Curbisde holds and pick-up service will continue at the back door and parking lot from 10 am to 6 pm until further notice. 

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  • 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 Oct 25, 2021 at 1:30pm / until Dec 20, 2021

  • TP and yarn pumpkins
    Quick and easy pumpkins using toilet paper and yarn. Instructions on this self-directed program will show you how easy it is to decorate your place...

    Manotick

    Tuesday Oct 19, 2021 at 1:30pm

  • A collage of old black and white photography

    Drop in to share research strategies, & discover what resources are available for your research. Volunteers from The Ontario Genealogical Society will be here to...

    Google Meet

    Tuesday Oct 19, 2021 at 2:00pm / until Oct 26, 2021

  • Illustration of painting supplies (paint palette and brushes) along with dramatic masks
    Do you like to knit, crochet, or do handwork of some sort? Please join like-minded individuals for an enjoyable afternoon of crafting. Bring any project...

    Centennial

    Tuesday Oct 19, 2021 at 2:00pm

  • Web banner for hobbies and crafts
    Drop by and share advice, ideas and conversation with other knitters. Open to all adults and teens. / Le tricot, ce n'est pas un accident!...

    Greenboro

    Tuesday Oct 19, 2021 at 6:30pm

  • Illustration of book, coffee cup, reading glasses and to-do list on a table
    Looking to find your new favourite book? Join us at the Beaverbrook Branch for the Fall Book Chat, where we discuss some of our favourite...

    Beaverbrook

    Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 2:00pm / until Oct 25, 2021

  • Illustration of book, coffee cup, reading glasses and to-do list on a table
    Reading Group #2 is held on the third Wednesday of the month. Registration will be limited to 10 people. Please pre-register online. No drop-ins. *For...

    Carlingwood

    Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 2:00pm / until Dec 15, 2021

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    Online

    Monday Oct 25, 2021 at 3:30pm

  • Web banner for hobbies and crafts
    Drop by and share advice, ideas and conversation with other knitters. Open to all adults and teens. / Le tricot, ce n'est pas un accident!...

    Greenboro

    Tuesday Oct 26, 2021 at 6:30pm