Regular hours resume on September 7 2021

03/09/2021

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

17/09/2021

The elevator at the Carlingwood branch is currently unavailable.

Rideau branch-Elevator out of service

15/09/2021

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

Holiday Closure: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

20/09/2021

All Ottawa Public Library branches will be closed on Thursday, September 30. Access our online services 24/7 on the Ottawa Public Library website.

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  • Parent with child
    Stories, rhymes, songs and activities for babies (ages 0-18 months) and a parent/caregiver. *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending on...

    Cumberland

    Tuesday Sep 21, 2021 at 9:30am

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    Stories and rhymes for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending on...

    Sunnyside

    Tuesday Sep 21, 2021 at 9:30am / until Oct 26, 2021

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    Contes, comptines, chansons et activités pour les enfants d'âge préscolaire accompagné d’un parent ou gardien. *Pour votre sécurité, tous les programmes en personne respecteront la...

    Orléans

    Tuesday Sep 21, 2021 at 10:10am

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    Stories, rhymes and songs for toddlers together with their parents or caregivers. Ages 19 to 35 months.* *For your safety all in-person programs will follow...

    Ruth E. Dickinson

    Tuesday Sep 21, 2021 at 10:15am

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending...

    Greenboro

    Tuesday Sep 21, 2021 at 10:15am

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    Outside on Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. in the backyard (will be cancelled in poor weather conditions). Stories, songs, rhymes and more for families. Please bring...

    Richmond

    Tuesday Sep 21, 2021 at 10:15am

  • Join us online for live stories, songs and rhymes, for children ages 6 and under. Click on the green button below to launch the program...

    Tuesday Sep 21, 2021 at 10:30am / until Dec 14, 2021

  • Parent with child
    Stories, rhymes and songs for babies 0-18 months and a parent or caregiver. Registration required*. Contes, comptines et chansons pour les bébés de 0 à...

    Main

    Tuesday Sep 21, 2021 at 10:30am

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    Join us for an outdoor bilingual storytime on Tuesday mornings, right outside the Vanier library! Please bring a towel or a blanket to sit on...

    Vanier

    Tuesday Sep 21, 2021 at 10:30am / until Oct 26, 2021

  • A family reading together on a blanket
    Stories, rhymes and songs* for children and a parent or caregiver. 0-6 years old. / Contes, comptines et chansons** pour les enfants et un parent...

    Alta Vista

    Tuesday Sep 21, 2021 at 10:30am