Provincial State of Emergency: Impact to OPL Services


OPL services have not been impacted by the provincial announcement on Tuesday, January 12. Curbside returns and holds pickup services will continue at open branches.

Hours of operation will remain the same for most branches. Greely, North Gower, and Richmond branches will shift their hours to close by 8 p.m., and all Bookmobile stops will close by 8 p.m.

For details about current services, please visit this page.

HOLDS: If you would like to pause, cancel, or manage your holds, you can do so in your online account.

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Join us for this program in the Tech Café Fundamentals series, being presented by Connected Canadians.  Learn how to be critical of what you read...

Monday Jan 25, 2021 at 4:00pm

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Tuesday Jan 26, 2021 at 10:00am / until Mar 09, 2021

A complete D&D mini-adventure played over two sessions for teens 13-18. Players will play through a complete adventure with pre-generated characters over the course of...

Tuesday Jan 19, 2021 at 4:00pm / until Jan 26, 2021

Join us for an evening in the company of the delightful author Kim Thúy to discuss some of the many themes that arise from her...


Tuesday Jan 19, 2021 at 7:00pm

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Wednesday Jan 20, 2021 at 3:30pm / until Feb 03, 2021

Join us for a virtual Babytime program for young children, ages 0 to 18 months. We will explore memorable songs, rhymes and resources to bond...

Thursday Jan 21, 2021 at 2:30pm / until Mar 11, 2021

Join local author and contest judge, Catherine Austen, for tips and tricks on how to write a winning short story. Ages 9-12.

Saturday Jan 23, 2021 at 1:30pm

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 Jan 23, 2021 at 3:30pm

Join UOttawa Maker Mobile for a fun interactive workshop. You will learn basic coding concepts and will use a virtual micro:bit board to generate random...

Tuesday Jan 26, 2021 at 3:30pm

Join us for this live, online discussion with author Yolanda Bonnell (Ojibwe/South Asian) in conversation with researcher and theatre-worker Jill Carter (Anishinaabe/Ashkenazi) to discuss our...

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