• Current In-Person Services

    19/10/2020

    22 of our branches and the Bookmobile are open for modified services at this time. For details on our current in-person services, visit: https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/current-branch-services.

    Visit our Hours and Locations page for our current branch hours and our Bookmobile page for the current Bookmobile 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

26/03/2020
Looking for a good read from OPL's online content? Here are my recommendations, available...
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30/03/2020
If your child loves singing and counting to '5 Little Monkeys' then this video...
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30/03/2020
From Goodreads: " New York, 1910: A city of magnificent skyscrapers and winding subways,...
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24/03/2020
Don't let that snow fool you. It's time to start those seeds and grow...
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23/03/2020
With not much to do at home, take some time and sing along with...
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20/03/2020
Call me crazy or a 'technophobe' but I have always enjoyed going into a...
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19/03/2020
Let's be honest, while many of us have to stay at home and break...
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18/03/2020
With most people in self isolation and the weather still a bit cool; it...
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17/03/2020
Spring is finally here and it's time to start thinking about gardening. Curretly at...
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02/01/2020
The first Paint Night held at the Munster library was alot of fun. I...
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11/09/2019
This year, Science Literacy Week runs from September 16 to 22, 2019. Across Canada,...
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01/08/2019
If you're a fan of historical fiction with a twist of murder mystery, you...
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03/09/2019
A mysterious book leads to a fantastical adventure. I would call this book a...
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17/06/2019
This summer, kids are invited to participate in the TD Summer Reading Club, to...
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25/04/2019
Don’t have plans for Friday night yet? Check out the OPL Reel Youth Film Festival !
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04/04/2019
Do you love films? Do you love celebrating young talent? We do too! Ottawa...
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This is an image of Stephanie Plante, OPL's guest blogger
14/12/2018
Stéphanie Plante is an OPL guest blogger and a great library supporter. In 2017,...
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04/01/2019
This high school exam season come study at OPL! High school exam season means...
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