• 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

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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