Regular hours resume on September 7 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


The elevator at the Carlingwood branch is currently unavailable.

Hunt Club-Riverside Park Community Centre kiosk out of service


The kiosk machine dispensing adult books at the Hunt Club-Riverside Park Community Centre is currently unavailable.

Rideau branch-Elevator out of service


The elevator at Rideau is currently out of service for maintenance and repairs. Service will be restored on Monday, September 27th.

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    Create and decorate a stylish Fall paper pumpkin using a water bottle. Instructions provided for this self-directed program. *For your safety all in-person programs will...


    Tuesday Oct 5, 2021 at 1:30pm

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    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...


    Tuesday Oct 19, 2021 at 1:30pm