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

24/10/2019
Kendare Blake will be at the Nepean Centrepoint branch on Wednesday, October 30 at 7 pm to give a talk on her writing process and popular YA novels.
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bucket with donation sing on it
24/06/2019
The Caring and Sharing Exchange is a local charity that provides assistance to Ottawa...
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14/05/2015
On May 5th, Sarah Dessen released her 12th book, Saint Anything . You can...
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from inside the comic, a person huddled up in a tree root
23/09/2016
If you love Lumberjanes , Dungeons and Dragons, and or awesome comic books, oh...
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assorted sizes, shapes,  and colours of dice falling out of a cup
20/12/2017
Dungeons and Dragons is coming to a library branch near you! Dungeons and Dragons...
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title from the cover of the book
20/10/2017
Normally when it comes to a book about dragons, I would just yell "DRAGONS!"...
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16/08/2017
On Friday July 28th 2017, Nepean Centrepointe Library hosted it's first Techno Buddies session...
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12/06/2017
During Nepean Centrepointe's June 2017 TAG meeting, our Teens created a Goodluck/Bonne Chance pennant...
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07/01/2017
June 1812. In the blink of an eye, Lady Helen Wrexhall’s life is forever...
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cover of the wrath and the dawn
20/12/2016
When it’s cold outside, why not read about somewhere hot... Rebel of the Sands...
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30/05/2013
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12/08/2013
Pictured on the cover is a bloody-nosed, scarred prep school guy. Don’t forget to...
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05/11/2013
Did you know that Lemony Snicket will be in Ottawa for the Ottawa Public...
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10/02/2015
Bryn is strong, ambitious, and smart. Living in Kanin, where she was subjected to...
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19/02/2015
Gates of Thread and Stone – Lori M. Lee Kai has the power to...
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25/03/2015
On March 18th and March 19th, the Nepean Centrepoint and Cumberland branches held an...
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27/05/2015
I was so excited when I found out that The Selection series was going...
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26/10/2015
Leah Bobet is coming to town... for this year's Teen Author Fest! Her latest...
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12/11/2015
A Book of Spirits and Thieves was my first read my Morgan Rhodes and...
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