Current In-Person Services

18/11/2020

OPEN BRANCHES: 22 of our branches and the Bookmobile are currently open for modified services at this time.

Additional branches will reopen for contactless returns and holds pickup in the fall and early winter. Details: https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/blogs/updates-new-branch-reopening-dates

HOURS AND LOCATIONS: for current branch hours.

BOOKMOBILE: for the current Bookmobile stops 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

Image of fingers with faces drawn on them. Speech bubbles above the finger people say "hello" in a variety of languages.
14/07/2020
Tuesday afternoons at the North Gloucester branch are always alive and bustling with camaraderie...
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07/02/2020
It’s time to start thinking about Tax Planning! For low to moderate income earners,...
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11/09/2019
This year, Science Literacy Week runs from September 16 to 22, 2019. Across Canada,...
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18/07/2019
OPL is once again helping the Caring and Sharing Exchange with the collection of...
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17/06/2019
This summer, kids are invited to participate in the TD Summer Reading Club, to...
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27/05/2019
Join us for fun events to celebrate some of the different cultures that make...
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25/04/2019
Don’t have plans for Friday night yet? Check out the OPL Reel Youth Film Festival !
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04/04/2019
Do you love films? Do you love celebrating young talent? We do too! Ottawa...
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25/03/2019
Financial Literacy is about being smart with your money. Join us for informational sessions...
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04/01/2019
This high school exam season come study at OPL! High school exam season means...
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27/07/2018
For the month of August, the Ottawa Public Library will be celebrating Pride with...
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12/01/2018
Access professional training videos for learning business skills, IT tools and apps, creative skills...
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Freg et Makina
17/02/2017
Les auteurs de la bande dessinée La bande à Smikee seront avec nous durant...
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28/03/2013
Are you looking for free activities and resources for your babies or pre-schoolers as...
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27/06/2013
Thanks to a generous donation by an anonymous donor, North Gloucester now owns a...
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12/05/2014
The Ottawa Art Gallery presents a hands-on creative workshop on how to create an...
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24/05/2014
Venez faire un tour chez Déja Vu! Située à la succursale Gloucester Nord sur...
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24/05/2014
Come in and visit Déjà Vu, located in the North Gloucester Library Branch on...
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Auteurs canadiens et prix Giller!
20/11/2014
The North Gloucester branch is currently holding a display of books by Canadian authors,...
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Racines de neige
11/12/2014
Il faut être fiers de nos auteurs locaux! Le 3 décembre dernier, Mme. Andrée...
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