UPDATE: Curbside services during the stay-at-home order– effective Apr. 8

08/04/2021

Starting Thursday, April 8:

  • All our open branches will offer curbside returns and holds pick up.
  • Customers will no longer be permitted to enter the buildings.
  • The Bookmobile and Homebound Services will continue.
  • Hours of operation will remain the same.
  • Borrowed items can only be returned when branches are open.
  • Mask wearing outside in line remains mandatory.

For more details, go to the OPL blog.

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    Join us for the Tech Café Fundamentals program being presented by Connected Canadians. Discover how to use tools and apps for popular music that will...

    Monday May 17, 2021 at 4:00pm

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    Join us for a conversation between Ellen Chang-Richardson, the founder of Little Birds Poetry and the co-founder of Riverbed Reading Series, and Jen Sookfong Lee...

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    Monday May 17, 2021 at 8:00pm

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    Drop in to share research strategies, & discover what resources are available for your research. Volunteers from The Ontario Genealogical Society will be here to...

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    Tuesday May 18, 2021 at 2:00pm / until May 25, 2021

  • Seeds, vegetables, and plant pots

    You can grow vegetables here and there and anywhere! Join Master Gardener Judith Cox for an introduction to vegetable gardening.  

    A Master Gardener since...

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    Wednesday May 19, 2021 at 12:00pm

  • This session on training fundamentals will include topics such as: what to expect when registering your dog for dog training, time and monetary investments, benefits...

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    Wednesday May 19, 2021 at 7:00pm

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    The Our Stories: Indigenous Book Club runs from January - June 2021, with monthly books including poetry, fiction, memoirs and plays. At the end of...

    Wednesday May 19, 2021 at 7:00pm

  • Before you go looking for and purchasing a device or application to make accessing your technology easier, it’s worth making sure you don’t already have...

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    Thursday May 20, 2021 at 4:00pm

  • This workshop / classroom on dog training will include hands-on tricks and tips for families with younger children, examples of how to groom and how...

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    Friday May 21, 2021 at 4:30pm

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    This event, presented by the Ottawa International Writers Festival in partnership with the Ottawa Public Library and Qu’ART spotlights the life and work of Brad...

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    Tuesday May 25, 2021 at 7:30pm

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    Involving children in the garden will not only give you joy but will also give them a new look at the world.  As an honorary...

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    Wednesday May 26, 2021 at 12:00pm