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

28/02/2020
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28/09/2018
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17/04/2013
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29/07/2014
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Heart of Iron By Meljean Brooks
27/11/2015
She’s a headstrong young woman with a steel leg who masquerades as a boy-engineer...
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18/01/2016
A Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro Jamie Watson has always felt a special...
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