• Contactless Returns and Holds Pickup Service at OPL


    OPL offers contactless returns and holds pickup service at select branches, during new hours of operation. 

    • RETURNS will be accepted only during hours of operation, no appointment necessary. Due dates for currently checked out materials have been extended and late fees suspended. 
    • HOLDS PICKUP: As of July 27, appointments are no longer needed to pick up holds, except at Rosemount (temporary location). You can pick up your available holds during opening hours at branches offering contactless service.    
    • Rosemount (temporary location) will offer curbside service starting Monday, July 27. Holds pickups are by appointment only at this location. 
    • UPDATE: Starting Monday, August 17, additional in-person services will be offered at select branches and new branch locations will reopen. Find out more.

    Masks are required to be worn inside Ottawa Public Library branches, as per the Temporary Mandatory Mask By-law. 
    For information about Library cards, virtual programs, and more, contact InfoService by phone or email. 


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Staff Blogs

Nancy Burke at the Manotick Branch
We have an unusual mix for this month's Artist of the Month for the...
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Patsy's art display at Manotick
The month of January has an independent artist displaying her works exploring a wide...
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Gingerbread House
Oh the fragrance of ginger, cinnamon, cloves and sugar!!! The Manotick Gingerbread Jamboree was...
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The Manotick Branch has hosted its third Annual Community Art Challenge. Who knew we...
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Picture of children dancing
Manotick welcomed dance teacher Miss Pearl from LUV2GROOVE to the branch for some PD...
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Festive Origami Trees
Origami can seem a little intimidating at first trying to master what looks like...
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Manotick Art Association group exhibit
The Manotick Art Association is having its group art exhibit at the Manotick Branch...
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Sue Moxley and her art display
This month we have another repeat Artist of the Month for October: Sue Moxley...
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Alcohol ink particpants
The Manotick Branch hosted another lovely art program on September 10th, this time using...
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This year, Science Literacy Week runs from September 16 to 22, 2019. Across Canada,...
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The Manotick Branch has a return artist for the month of September: Ted Burnside...
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Save the Season display at Manotick
We're cruising into the tail-end of Summer, the children and teens are back to...
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This summer, kids are invited to participate in the TD Summer Reading Club, to...
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Join us for fun events to celebrate some of the different cultures that make...
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Megan, Lily and Mary Jane Mafini
Last Saturday [February 23rd] the Manotick Branch Library wrapped up this winter program with...
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Acrylic pour painting at Manotick
We had two sessions of programs at the Manotick Branch this week [Tuesday June...
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Louise Dubois and her artwork at the Manotick Branch Library
For the month of May, the artist of the month is a talented artist...
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Don’t have plans for Friday night yet? Check out the OPL Reel Youth Film Festival !
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Do you love films? Do you love celebrating young talent? We do too! Ottawa...
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Richard Pell at the Manotick Branch Library
The Manotick Branch is hosting Richard Pell's works for the April Artist of the...
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