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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  • Teen Advisory Group Meeting/ Information Session! If you are interested in volunteering at the Centennial Branch of the Ottawa Public Library, please come out for...

    Centennial

    Monday Sep 27, 2021 at 4:30pm

  • Dungeons and Dragons
    A complete D&D mini-adventure played over four 2-hour sessions for teens 13-18. Players will play through a complete adventure with pre-generated characters. Come solve some...

    Wednesday Sep 29, 2021 at 4:00pm / until Oct 06, 2021

  • Web banner for hobbies and crafts
    Drop by and share advice, ideas and conversation with other knitters. Open to all adults and teens. / Le tricot, ce n'est pas un accident!...

    Greenboro

    Tuesday Oct 5, 2021 at 6:30pm

  • Club de lecture pour ados
    Comment savoir quel livre choisir quand il y en a tellement qui te tentent? Quel beau problème à avoir… Joins-toi à nous pour partager tes...

    Thursday Oct 7, 2021 at 4:00pm

  • Web banner for hobbies and crafts
    Drop by and share advice, ideas and conversation with other knitters. Open to all adults and teens. / Le tricot, ce n'est pas un accident!...

    Greenboro

    Tuesday Oct 12, 2021 at 6:30pm

  • Dungeons and Dragons
    A complete D&D mini-adventure played over four 2-hour sessions for teens 13-18. Players will play through a complete adventure with pre-generated characters. Come solve some...

    Wednesday Oct 13, 2021 at 4:00pm / until Nov 03, 2021

  • Teen Book Club
    Not sure what to read next? Then join us for our monthly teen virtual book club to share and talk about the books you’ve been...

    Monday Oct 18, 2021 at 4:00pm

  • Web banner for hobbies and crafts
    Drop by and share advice, ideas and conversation with other knitters. Open to all adults and teens. / Le tricot, ce n'est pas un accident!...

    Greenboro

    Tuesday Oct 19, 2021 at 6:30pm

  • Web banner for hobbies and crafts
    Drop by and share advice, ideas and conversation with other knitters. Open to all adults and teens. / Le tricot, ce n'est pas un accident!...

    Greenboro

    Tuesday Oct 26, 2021 at 6:30pm

  • Dungeons and Dragons
    A complete D&D mini-adventure played over four 2-hour sessions for teens 13-18. Players will play through a complete adventure with pre-generated characters. Come solve some...

    Wednesday Nov 10, 2021 at 4:00pm / until Dec 01, 2021