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

27/09/2021

The elevator at Rideau is currently out of service for maintenance and repairs.

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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  • 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 28, 2021 at 10:30am / until Dec 14, 2021

  • Featured event:

    Join us online for live stories with Christine Sioui Wawanoloath.

    Online

    Tuesday Sep 28, 2021 at 12:45pm

  • Rejoignez-nous pour des contes en direct avec Christine Sioui Wawanoloath.

    En ligne

    Tuesday Sep 28, 2021 at 1:45pm

  • A collage of old black and white photography

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

    Google Meet

    Tuesday Sep 28, 2021 at 2:00pm / until Oct 26, 2021

  • D&D for kids
    Hail Adventurers! Join us for a mini-D&D campaign. The first week we will make characters and the following 3 weeks we will adventure. For ages...

    Tuesday Sep 28, 2021 at 6:00pm / until Oct 05, 2021

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

    Wednesday Sep 29, 2021 at 10:30am / until Dec 15, 2021

  • un grand lapin avec un livre dans les mains assis à côté d'un petit lapin avec le texte Connexions Parents-bébé
    Joignez-vous à nous pour des activités de stimulation virtuelles entre parents et leur petit puis partagez vos expériences. Explorez de nouvelles idées faciles et amusantes...

    Wednesday Sep 29, 2021 at 11:30am / until Dec 15, 2021

  • 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

  • Featured event:

    Jenny and Anita Tenasco will share some thoughts and reflections on how Residential School system has impacted First Nations communities.

    Online

    Wednesday Sep 29, 2021 at 7:00pm

  • Venez explorer le dessin couleur avec l’artiste Liz Voyer. Lors des deux ateliers, elle vous guidera étape par étape dans la réalisation d’un dessin réaliste...

    Friday Oct 1, 2021 at 11:15am