Provides access to today’s newspapers and magazines from all over the world. Advanced features allow automated translation as well the ability to listen to articles. Canadian newspaper titles include the Ottawa Citizen, the Globe and Mail, National Post, Le Devoir, Le Journal de Montréal, and Toronto Star. Internationally you can read USA Today, The Wall Street Journal (USA), The Guardian (United Kingdom), Le Figaro (France), Izvestia (Russia) and Der Tagesspiegel (Germany). Popular magazines include Canadian Geographic, Maximum PC and Canada’s Style at Home.
Regular hours resume on September 7 202103/09/2021
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 branch17/09/2021
The elevator at the Carlingwood branch is currently unavailable.
Hunt Club-Riverside Park Community Centre kiosk out of service13/09/2021
The kiosk machine dispensing adult books at the Hunt Club-Riverside Park Community Centre is currently unavailable.
Rideau branch-Elevator out of service15/09/2021
The elevator at Rideau is currently out of service for maintenance and repairs. Service will be restored on Monday, September 27th.