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

07/03/2020
“Cursed” by Thomas Wheeler and illustrated by Frank Miller is a book that really...
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07/02/2020
Ottawa Public Library is offering food programs that focus on practical tips for healthy eating delivered by Registered Dietitians.
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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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18/07/2019
OPL is once again helping the Caring and Sharing Exchange with the collection of...
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07/08/2019
Calling all Teens on Tuesday August 13th from 5pm until 6:30pm, YA author Amelinda...
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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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27/05/2019
Join us for fun events to celebrate some of the different cultures that make...
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27/05/2019
Learn about the rights and responsibilities of older adults, under Ontario law.
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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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25/03/2019
Financial Literacy is about being smart with your money. Join us for informational sessions...
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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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07/09/2017
Happy Back to School Everyone! Wait a second… summer’s over already? I can’t believe...
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29/03/2018
The Ottawa Public Library is pleased to offer an innovative program called Aging By...
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10/10/2015
It's the year 2054 in an alternate Indian society where women are worshipped and...
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11/12/2017
Last week, Nepean High School, Earl of March Secondary School, and Notre Dame High...
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16/05/2018
Earlier this year Carlingwood library’s Teen Advisory Group had special guest, Nicole Burton come...
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03/08/2018
On July 14th, a large group of Teens came to the Carlingwood Library to...
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Lady Justice figure with sword and scales
23/01/2018
Join us for the opportunity to receive free legal information and to hear stimulating...
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27/11/2017
Posted on behalf of Carlingwood Library's Teen Advisory Group member and Teen Blogger in...
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