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.   

 

Extended curbside service at Alta Vista branch October 16 from 10 am to 5 pm

15/10/2021

The Alta Vista branch will extend curbside services at the rear door and parking lot on Saturday October 16, 2021 from 10 am to 5 pm .The branch will resume regular service on Monday, October 18 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.

Notice: Carlingwood Branch

14/10/2021

The elevator at Carlingwood branch is currently out of service. 

Closure: Centennial Branch

15/10/2021

Centennial Branch will be open from  2 pm  to 5 pm only Saturday October 16,  due to a planned Hydro Ottawa Power outage.

 

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  • The virtual awards ceremony will be streamed on Ottawa Public Library Facebook.

    Online

    Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 6:00pm

  • Part of the Bywords logo

    Join us for the ceremony for 2021 will offer an enjoyable evening of  poetry readings and music.

    Online

    Monday Oct 25, 2021 at 7:30pm

  • L’Association des auteures et auteurs de l’Ontario français, la Bibliothèque publique d’Ottawa, la Bibliothèque publique du Grand Sudbury, la Bibliothèque publique de Hearst et la Bibliothèque publique de Toronto ont le plaisir de vous convier à une Croisée des mots virtuelle! L’autrice, romancière torontoise, Tassia Trifiatis-Tezgel s’invite dans la quiétude de votre salon avec au programme : lecture, entrevue et discussions virtuelles avec les participant.e.s!

    En ligne

    Wednesday Nov 17, 2021 at 7:00pm

  • L’Association des auteures et auteurs de l’Ontario français, la Bibliothèque publique d’Ottawa, la Bibliothèque publique du Grand Sudbury, la Bibliothèque publique de Hearst  et la Bibliothèque publique de Toronto ont le plaisir de vous convier à une Croisée des mots virtuelle! L’autrice et poète, Chloé LaDuchesse s’invite dans la quiétude de votre salon avec au programme : lecture, entrevue et discussions virtuelles avec les participant.e.s !

    En ligne

    Wednesday Dec 1, 2021 at 7:00pm