• 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

17/03/2020
Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend Ages 9-12 (and older!) Morrigan...
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16/03/2020
Do you set reading goals for yourself? Every year since 2014, I’ve set a...
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24/10/2019
Kendare Blake will be at the Nepean Centrepoint branch on Wednesday, October 30 at 7 pm to give a talk on her writing process and popular YA novels.
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03/07/2019
A Mystery History display has appeared at the Nepean Centrepointe Branch. These titles are...
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20/09/2018
Have you been following #askalibrarian on Twitter but would really prefer to #askalibrarian in...
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14/05/2015
On May 5th, Sarah Dessen released her 12th book, Saint Anything . You can...
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from inside the comic, a person huddled up in a tree root
23/09/2016
If you love Lumberjanes , Dungeons and Dragons, and or awesome comic books, oh...
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12/06/2017
During Nepean Centrepointe's June 2017 TAG meeting, our Teens created a Goodluck/Bonne Chance pennant...
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07/01/2017
June 1812. In the blink of an eye, Lady Helen Wrexhall’s life is forever...
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cover of the wrath and the dawn
20/12/2016
When it’s cold outside, why not read about somewhere hot... Rebel of the Sands...
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03/06/2013
Customers read books from libraries for entertainment, to learn, and in that order. Readers...
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10/07/2013
Independent research is the norm in a society where information is abundant and accessible...
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16/08/2013
Here is a short story from the front line: Very recently a customer came...
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08/05/2013
In their modern form, comics are accessible and anything but immature, or some “lowly”...
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10/02/2014
I enjoy books that exercise the mind, consider a view that is not my...
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03/03/2014
That handsome fellow on the cover is Solo. Solo is a working dog- no...
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24/04/2014
Imagination is a wonder full thing and fairy gardens are a wonder full example...
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15/05/2014
My attention was held and released like a ghost ship that drifts in and...
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10/06/2014
There exists today a work of approximately 240 pages that has been carbon dated...
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