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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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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19/05/2017
Posted on behalf of NC TAG Member Catherine L. Ten Thousand Skies Above You...
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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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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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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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30/10/2015
She’s a book-smart werewolf princess who wants a new life...He’s a hot-headed Alpha were-lion...
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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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16/12/2015
Take a stroll though 1890s Romania with me... There we'll meet Dacia and Lou,...
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03/02/2016
He’s a cursed practiser of the dark arts with a taste for chocolate and...
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05/05/2016
We are excited to be participating in Ottawa Comiccon this year for the fifth...
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09/05/2016
Vos bibliothécaires sont des superhéros de l'information! Venez faire un tour à notre mini...
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09/05/2016
Your librarians are information superheroes! You can drop by our mini Bookmobile and meet...
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