• Current In-Person Services

    19/10/2020

    22 of our branches and the Bookmobile are open for modified services at this time. For details on our current in-person services, visit: https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/current-branch-services.

    Visit our Hours and Locations page for our current branch hours and our Bookmobile page for the current Bookmobile schedule.

    MANDATORY:  Masks are required to be worn inside Ottawa Public Library branches, as per theTemporary Mandatory Mask By-law. Customers who are not wearing masks will not be allowed inside branches. Exceptions apply for people with medical exemptions.

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In a sweeping yet nuanced exploration of identity and the role of Native Americans in a contemporary urban America (in this case, Oakland, California), Cheyenne...

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Thursday Oct 29, 2020 at 9:00pm

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In this last presentation on using your Apple devices, Dave Rostenne and Tom Leroux, experts in Apple products, and organizers of the BYMUG, the Bytown...

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Monday Nov 2, 2020 at 10:00am

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Don’t miss this conversation on writing craft with Kagiso Lesego Molope that focuses on writing an authentic voice.

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Monday Nov 2, 2020 at 7:30pm

Inuit Chef Metcalfe-Coe, usually based in Ottawa,  is currently in Iqaluit on a one-year contract as a peer advocate at the Qajuqturvik Community Food Centre....

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Wednesday Nov 4, 2020 at 6:30pm

Have you and/or your family been impacted financially by Covid-19? Are you worried that your income may be impacted in the near future? Worrying about...

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Thursday Nov 5, 2020 at 1:00pm

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Today's internet has transformed the telecommunications industry. Reasonable quality internet connections have served to facilitate the effective use of VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) as...

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Monday Nov 9, 2020 at 4:00pm

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VerseFest brings you an evening of acclaimed poetry and conversation hosted by Leslie Roach, whose collection Finish this Sentence is just out....

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Tuesday Nov 10, 2020 at 7:30pm

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As we increasingly conduct our day-to-day lives online, either by using social media to connect with friends, playing online games or paying...

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Monday Nov 16, 2020 at 10:00am

Join Ottawa Film Office Commissioner Bruce Harvey for an overview of our city’s cinematic past, and to learn where the current film industry is heading.
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Wednesday Nov 18, 2020 at 7:00pm