Provincial State of Emergency: Impact to OPL Services


OPL services have not been impacted by the provincial announcement on Tuesday, January 12. Curbside returns and holds pickup services will continue at open branches.

Hours of operation will remain the same for most branches. Greely, North Gower, and Richmond branches will shift their hours to close by 8 p.m., and all Bookmobile stops will close by 8 p.m.

For details about current services, please visit this page.

HOLDS: If you would like to pause, cancel, or manage your holds, you can do so in your online account

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Staff Blogs

This past summer has been quite unlike the many we have seen before. With...
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Want to learn more about Ottawa's rich history? Learn more about OPL's Heritage Month celebrations.
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It’s time to start thinking about Tax Planning! For low to moderate income earners,...
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…twas the night before new years, and all through the stacks, Hazeldean staff scurried...
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This year, Science Literacy Week runs from September 16 to 22, 2019. Across Canada,...
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This summer, kids are invited to participate in the TD Summer Reading Club, to...
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On Saturday June 22, 2019 the Hazeldean Branch of the Ottawa Public Library hosted...
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Don’t have plans for Friday night yet? Check out the OPL Reel Youth Film Festival !
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Do you love films? Do you love celebrating young talent? We do too! Ottawa...
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Have you ever been curious as to what books your library staff are reading?...
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This high school exam season come study at OPL! High school exam season means...
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After years of living near a forest the term “edible landscaping” conjures images of deer and rabbits eating my lettuce. Adjusting my thinking to urban living I realize this is what I do in my tiny city yard as neighbours hang on my fence with an amused look and then pick a warm cherry tomato as they leave.
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Alone in the Kitchen with An Eggplant Tidying up in the 641, cookery, section...
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Anne Lamott has written a powerful book, really more like a hardcover essay, likely the most honest and human book of prayer there is. A book to be read in one sitting because you have to and then again in contemplation because you need to. There are stories of prayers uttered on bended knee and those that come from a place that is straight and angry. When you consider how angry God must have been to send The Flood, perhaps strong emotion is acceptable. Meek isn't for everyone.
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Join us for our 5th annual cultural celebration series being held at Hazeldean Branch...
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Join in the holiday cheer and come see Ottawa Public Library staff and our...
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Is it possible that the women were with Laura Secord eating bonbons? And what...
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