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

19/03/2020
Today, the first day of spring 2020, is a wonderful time to look ahead...
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16/01/2020
Join us on a Submarine Adventure at the North Gower Branch. We are thrilled...
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31/12/2019
The stockings were hung by the chimney with care......
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The Art of Quilling
05/12/2019
What a wonderful way to spend an afternoon at the North Gower library learning...
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volunteers showing 35 red scarves
27/11/2019
On December 1st, World AIDS Day, the AIDS Committee of Ottawa will place red...
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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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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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Participants at the Iris Folding program at North Gower
08/04/2019
On April 4th, our branch's supervisor, Alison, hosted another of her artistic programs for...
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Ann Gruchy and her display at the North Gower Branch
06/04/2019
This month, the North Gower Branch Library is hosting a small art exhibition by...
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23/03/2019
On March 21st at the North Gower Branch Library, participants gathered to create gorgeous...
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Archives Awareness Week poster
28/02/2019
The City of Ottawa Archives is celebrating its Archives Awareness Week on April 1...
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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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20/11/2018
Drop by the branch to see the finished product of the Mandala Puzzle Art...
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