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

30/03/2020
Hi there! Hope you all had a good week. It's Monday, and I'm back...
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21/03/2020
Hi there. Do you like to cook? Do you take home stacks of cookbooks...
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19/03/2020
Do you need to separate your perennials? Did you start too many seeds? Join...
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18/03/2020
We've planted some seeds, so that we can watch them grow together! We're hoping...
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24/02/2020
The Ottawa Public Library is partnering with Canada Revenue Agency to offer free tax...
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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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03/09/2019
Join us on World Alzheimer's Day - Saturday, September 21st - from 10 am...
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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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02/05/2019
Hey there, new University and College Graduates! Welcome to the real world :) Pop...
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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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01/04/2019
Are you thinking of starting your family tree, or do you need a little...
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03/03/2019
This is a fun photo of some Saturday 'regulars' at the Stittsville Branch. I...
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21/02/2019
Saturday, March 2nd from 12-4pm: Join us for the launch of our annual Seed...
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07/02/2019
Cozy up by our fireplace and KNIT a BIT! All knitters are invited to...
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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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24/01/2019
It's a winter wonderland out there. The school busses are cancelled, it's exam week...
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17/01/2019
Come in and see what we are doing! It could be crafts, board games...
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11/12/2018
We received a special gift from a secret holiday elf on Saturday, December 8th...
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