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

24/02/2020
The Ottawa Public Library is partnering with Canada Revenue Agency to offer free tax...
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24/01/2020
Want to learn more about Ottawa's rich history? Learn more about OPL's Heritage Month celebrations.
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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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Canadian money
13/09/2019
Attention teens and adults wanting to understand and get control of your money! The...
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If you liked Game of thrones...list of recommended reads by OPL.
03/07/2019
While it's been a couple of weeks since the television series of Game of...
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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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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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04/01/2019
This high school exam season come study at OPL! High school exam season means...
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14/01/2019
The Ottawa Public Library (OPL) is excited to announce new magazine titles that will...
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14/01/2019
La Bibliothèque publique d’Ottawa (BPO) est ravie d’annoncer les nouvelles revues qui seront disponibles...
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Marionette et marionettistes
13/06/2018
Why chose one activity this Saturday when you can experience many in one afternoon?...
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12/05/2018
Vous prévoyez visiter l'expédition Franklin au musée de l'Histoire cet été ? Pour vous...
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26/04/2018
Vous aimez les romans décrivant la vie d'un autre siècle au Canada ? Voici...
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11/04/2018
Pour vous aider : - à mieux dépenser - à mieux investir - à...
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21/02/2018
Learn about income security programs. Get answers to the following: What is considered low-income?...
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Photo des coeurs remplis de Je t'aime
14/02/2018
It is Valentine's day! The day to express your love to your special someone...
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