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
    Join us for an outdoor bilingual storytime on Tuesday mornings, right outside the Vanier library! Please bring a towel or a blanket to sit on...

    Vanier

    Tuesday Sep 28, 2021 at 10:30am / until Oct 26, 2021

  • D&D for kids
    Hail Adventurers! Join us for a mini-D&D campaign. The first week we will make characters and the following 3 weeks we will adventure. For ages...

    Tuesday Sep 28, 2021 at 6:00pm / until Oct 05, 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

    Wednesday Sep 22, 2021 at 10:15am

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    Join us for stories and rhymes for children under 6 and a parent or caregiver. *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits...

    Greely

    Wednesday Sep 22, 2021 at 10:30am / until Oct 27, 2021

  • Contes, comptines et chansons pour les enfants de tous âges et un parent ou gardien. *Pour votre sécurité, tous les programmes en personne respecteront la...

    St-Laurent

    Wednesday Sep 22, 2021 at 10:30am / until Oct 27, 2021

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    Stories, rhymes, puppets and songs for children ages 0-6 and a parent or caregiver.Registration required. / Contes, comptines, marionnettes et chansons pour les enfants de...

    North Gloucester

    Wednesday Sep 22, 2021 at 10:30am

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    Stories, rhymes and songs for preschoolers and a parent or caregiver. Ages 3-6. *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending on...

    Carlingwood

    Wednesday Sep 22, 2021 at 10:30am

  • 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...

    Centennial

    Wednesday Sep 22, 2021 at 10:30am

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    *Pour votre sécurité, tous les programmes en personne respecteront la limite de capacité qui variera selon la taille de l’espace. Tous les participants sont requis...

    Beaverbrook

    Wednesday Sep 22, 2021 at 11:00am

  • Planter des arbres est bon pour réduire notre empreinte de carbone et améliorer la qualité de l’air! Joignez-vous à l'Equipe du Maker Mobile uOttawa pour...

    Wednesday Sep 22, 2021 at 4:30pm