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
Each year the Audio Publishers Association honors the best titles in audio publishing at...
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This image shows a map of Canada with the chosen book covers for each province depicted in the blog post.
02/07/2019
For Canada Day this year, we put together a list of 13 recommended books;...
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10/10/2017
What new titles are library staff most looking forward to sharing? If you are...
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A Quick Bite By Lynsay Sands Cover Image
04/11/2015
He’s a 1980s punk-rock vampire who’s given up the will to live... She’s a...
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24/07/2018
This book is available in French only. If you’ve never set foot on Earth,...
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19/05/2017
Posted on behalf of NC TAG Member Catherine L. Ten Thousand Skies Above You...
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20/11/2015
“The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.” -Walter...
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29/12/2014
I am so excited that the last Heroes of Olympus book has come out!...
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18/04/2018
On Saturday, May 5 and Sunday May 6, the Main branch of the Ottawa...
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Elfquest: Forty Years of Pointed Ears
08/02/2018
“Book borrowing is the biggest form of true love. It’s like, ‘Here’s a piece...
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04/07/2012
Le projet N par Maxime Roussy Les bons contre les méchants – dans les...
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25/03/2013
I’m not entirely sure how to describe John Dies at the End , but...
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20/01/2014
Having walked by this book entitled "Ack-ack Macaque" quite often, I was very intrigued...
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17/03/2014
I think I stumbled upon this book while searching for something else, and even...
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29/07/2014
Space stories make me twitchy as I freely admit to having an irrational fear...
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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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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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27/10/2015
He's a vampire with a taste for danger and O positive... She's a fairy/were-badger...
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