Current In-Person Services


OPEN BRANCHES: 22 of our branches and the Bookmobile are currently open for modified services at this time.

Additional branches will reopen for contactless returns and holds pickup in the fall and early winter. Details:

HOURS AND LOCATIONS: for current branch hours.

BOOKMOBILE: for the current Bookmobile stops 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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Viens découvrir le parcours du bédéiste Éric Péladeau, juge du concours d’écriture Supers auteur.e.s. Tu apprendras les étapes de création d’une bd et ce que...

Saturday Jan 30, 2021 at 1:30pm

Come and discover the journey of the comic book writer Éric Péladeau, judge of the Awesome Authors youth writing contest. You will learn the steps...

Saturday Feb 6, 2021 at 1:30pm

Join local author and contest judge, Amelinda Bérubé, for tips and tricks on how to write a winning short story. This workshop is aimed at...

Saturday Feb 6, 2021 at 3:30pm

Join spoken word artist and Awesome Authors contest judge, Khaleefa Apollo The Child, for tips and tricks on how to write a winning poem. This...

Saturday Feb 13, 2021 at 3:30pm