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.   

 

Carp Branch

18/10/2021

Carp branch will be closed on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 for operational use by the City of Ottawa. Regular service will resume Wednesday,  October 27, 2021 at 10 am. 

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. 

Alta Vista branch: Reopening October 22

21/10/2021

Alta Vista branch will return to regular service and hours on Friday, October 22, 2021.

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  • Illustration of book, coffee cup, reading glasses and to-do list on a table
    Looking to find your new favourite book? Join us at the Beaverbrook Branch for the Fall Book Chat, where we discuss some of our favourite...

    Beaverbrook

    Monday Oct 25, 2021 at 7:00pm

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    Join us for the ceremony for 2021 will offer an enjoyable evening of  poetry readings and music.

    Online

    Monday Oct 25, 2021 at 7:30pm

  • Dickinson Reads Book Club
    We meet to enjoy lively good-natured discussions of a wide variety of books selected by our members. All assessments, interpretations, and opinions are valued and...

    Ruth E. Dickinson

    Wednesday Nov 10, 2021 at 10:00am / until Dec 08, 2021

  • The Stittsville Library Book Club meet on the third Monday of most months and read a variety of fiction and non-fiction books. Registration is required...

    Stittsville

    Monday Nov 15, 2021 at 2:30pm / until Sep 19, 2022

  • 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 Nov 15, 2021 at 4:00pm

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    Reading Group #2 is held on the third Wednesday of the month. Registration will be limited to 10 people. Please pre-register online. No drop-ins. *For...

    Carlingwood

    Wednesday Nov 17, 2021 at 2:00pm / until Dec 15, 2021

  • Meet to enjoy and discuss a wide variety of books selected by book club members. All are welcome. November 18 book title: The Company We...

    Nepean Centrepointe

    Thursday Nov 18, 2021 at 1:30pm

  • 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 Nov 18, 2021 at 4:00pm

  • Drop in and share what you have read this week! Rate and review your reads with us and we will give you ideas on what...

    Thursday Nov 18, 2021 at 6:00pm