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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  • 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 28, 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 28, 2021 at 10:30am

  • 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...

    Rideau

    Tuesday Sep 28, 2021 at 10:30am

  • 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 28, 2021 at 10:30am

  • Parent with child
    Stories, rhymes and songs for babies and a parent or caregiver. 0-18 months. / Contes, comptines et chansons pour les bébés et un parent ou...

    St-Laurent

    Tuesday Sep 28, 2021 at 11:00am / until Oct 26, 2021

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

    Greenboro

    Tuesday Sep 28, 2021 at 11:15am

  • 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

    Wednesday Sep 29, 2021 at 9:30am / until Oct 27, 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

  • 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

    Wednesday Sep 29, 2021 at 10:30am

  • Crafting tools (needle, thread, glue, scissors, markers)
    Join us for an informal gathering of knitting and/or crocheting enthusiasts from beginner to expert. Share your knowledge, ideas and projects in a relaxed social...

    Cumberland

    Wednesday Sep 29, 2021 at 7:00pm / until Dec 15, 2021