Regular hours resumed Sept. 7, 2021

15/10/2021

Ottawa Public Library has returned to regular pre-pandemic hours at most branches as of September 7, 2021 — including Sunday hours at 10 branches and InfoService. Hours are posted at branch entrances and on the Hours and location page of the OPL website.   

 

Alta Vista branch: Return to regular hours and service

27/10/2021

Alta Vista branch has returned to regular service and hours on October 22, 2021.

Overdrive: Issues with older Apple devices or browsers

12/10/2021

Recent changes by Overdrive and Libby have impacted compatibility with older versions of Apple's mobile and desktop operating systems. Those who use older Apple devices (Mac computers running lower than macOS 10.12.1 and iPhones/iPads running iOS 9) may have trouble using the OverDrive desktop or mobile apps, while Libby is no longer supported on iPhones and iPads running iOS 9.

Carlingwood branch: Elevator out of service

18/10/2021

The elevator at Carlingwood branch is currently out of service. 

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If you enjoy writing, whether it is a little or a lot, the Stittsville Creative Writing Group meets on most Thursday evenings, from 6:45-8:15 p.m...

Stittsville

Thursday Oct 28, 2021 at 7:05pm / until Sep 29, 2022

Get started with the basics of coloured pencils in this two-part course with artist and instructor Kelly Eyamie! You’ll discover tips and tricks used to...

Friday Oct 29, 2021 at 10:00am / until Nov 05, 2021

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Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. / Contes, comptines et chansons pour les enfants de tous âges...

Greenboro

Saturday Oct 30, 2021 at 10:30am

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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...

Centennial

Saturday Oct 30, 2021 at 10:30am

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Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and their parents or caregivers.* *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending...

Ruth E. Dickinson

Saturday Oct 30, 2021 at 10:30am

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Stories and rhymes for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. Please bring a blanket, yoga mat, or something cozy for your family...

Nepean Centrepointe

Saturday Oct 30, 2021 at 11:00am

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...

St-Laurent

Monday Nov 1, 2021 at 10:30am

Knitting Group
Come join our knitting group. Knit for yourselves, knit for charity, make new friends and find new ideas of what to knit from others. A...

Ruth E. Dickinson

Monday Nov 1, 2021 at 1:30pm / until Dec 20, 2021

Current Events
This group will operate in a relaxed fashion. To kick off each session, a current events story will be the focus. Everyone who wishes to...

Ruth E. Dickinson

Monday Nov 1, 2021 at 2:00pm / until Dec 06, 2021

What is a net-zero home?  How to you retrofit your home to reach that goal?   Learn about the pathway to net-zero in your home.

Online

Monday Nov 1, 2021 at 3:30pm

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Qu’ART Queer Arts Ottawa is partnering with the Ottawa International Writers Festival and with Ottawa Public Library to launch Between Certain Death and a Possible Future, an anthology of personal essays on the persistent impact of the AIDS crisis on queer lives. Join us for a conversation hosted by anthology editor Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore with anthology contributors Alexander McClelland, Eddie Walker, Kate Doyle Griffiths and Ryan Conrad.

Online

Monday Nov 1, 2021 at 7:30pm

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 Nov 2, 2021 at 10:30am / until Dec 14, 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 Nov 2, 2021 at 6:00pm

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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 Nov 2, 2021 at 6:30pm

 

Tuesday Nov 2, 2021 at 7:00pm

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 Nov 3, 2021 at 10:30am / until Dec 15, 2021

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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 Nov 3, 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 Nov 3, 2021 at 4:00pm

Durant cet atelier présenté par uOttawa Maker Mobile, les participants utiliseront Scratch, un programme conçu pour les enfants pour apprendre à programmer, pour construire un...

Wednesday Nov 3, 2021 at 4:30pm

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Wednesday Nov 3, 2021 at 7:00pm

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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 Nov 3, 2021 at 7:00pm

Rejoignez-nous en direct pour des histoires, des chansons et des comptines, pour les enfants 6 ans et moins. Cliquez sur le bouton vert pour lancer...

Thursday Nov 4, 2021 at 10:30am / until Dec 16, 2021

Parent Baby Connections
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 Nov 4, 2021 at 2:30pm / until Dec 16, 2021