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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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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07/02/2020
It’s time to start thinking about Tax Planning! For low to moderate income earners,...
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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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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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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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This image is of OPL's guest blogger, Stephanie Plante.
02/08/2018
Stéphanie Plante is an OPL guest blogger and a great library supporter. In 2017,...
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12/04/2018
Join us for workshops on how to start a business, how to open a...
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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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Ontario Bar Association logo
18/09/2017
Ottawa Public Library is partnering with the Ontario Bar Association so that you can...
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A collage of some of the artwork created by Ridgmont High School students.
19/01/2017
Last week, Alta Vista was excited to be visited by two art classes from...
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19/10/2012
So, you're waiting for "the big one" - a book with a waiting list...
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29/01/2013
Some people will claim that their cats are psychic, some will say that cats...
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