• Current In-Person Services

    19/10/2020

    22 of our branches and the Bookmobile are open for modified services at this time. For details on our current in-person services, visit: https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/current-branch-services.

    Visit our Hours and Locations page for our current branch hours and our Bookmobile page for the current Bookmobile schedule.

    MANDATORY:  Masks are required to be worn inside Ottawa Public Library branches, as per theTemporary Mandatory Mask By-law. Customers who are not wearing masks will not be allowed inside branches. Exceptions apply for people with medical exemptions.

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Staff Blogs

06/08/2019
Good nutrition is important at any age. Nutrient needs change as you age; older...
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07/03/2020
The Ottawa Public Library is pleased to offer a French group of the innovative program Aging By The Book.
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03/12/2019
What is FCAC? The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) is a federal agency...
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17/10/2019
The theme for Financial Literacy Month in Canada is Take Charge of Your Finances...
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15/11/2019
According to the Canadian Survey on Disability , just over 62% of Canada’s population...
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04/10/2019
WHAT IS ELDER ABUSE? According to World Health Organization, elder abuse is defined as,...
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05/09/2019
Aging Well Together is a year-long series on healthy aging being presented in Ottawa Public Library branches across the city.
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22/10/2019
A Friendly Voice is a phone line, dedicated to seniors, and was modelled on...
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26/09/2019
According to the 2016 Census there are approximately 79,710 immigrant seniors above the age...
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06/09/2019
As Abraham Lincoln said : It’s not the years in your life that count...
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15/08/2019
Do you know fact from fiction when it comes to retirement living - and...
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13/08/2019
The adage of ‘use it or lose it’ holds true when it comes to...
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04/06/2019
Compassionate Ottawa is a grassroots initiative that focuses on improving quality of life for...
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21/05/2019
Have you ever wondered if it’s okay to eat yogurt after the best before...
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27/05/2019
Learn about the rights and responsibilities of older adults, under Ontario law.
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