Current In-Person Services


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:

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

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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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
If you love Lumberjanes , Dungeons and Dragons, and or awesome comic books, oh...
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During Nepean Centrepointe's June 2017 TAG meeting, our Teens created a Goodluck/Bonne Chance pennant...
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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
When it’s cold outside, why not read about somewhere hot... Rebel of the Sands...
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Bryn is strong, ambitious, and smart. Living in Kanin, where she was subjected to...
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Gates of Thread and Stone – Lori M. Lee Kai has the power to...
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On March 18th and March 19th, the Nepean Centrepoint and Cumberland branches held an...
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I was so excited when I found out that The Selection series was going...
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Leah Bobet is coming to town... for this year's Teen Author Fest! Her latest...
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A Book of Spirits and Thieves was my first read my Morgan Rhodes and...
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Tonight is the big night! Natale Ghent, Megan Crewe, and Morgan Rhodes are in...
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Take a stroll though 1890s Romania with me... There we'll meet Dacia and Lou,...
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Following his father ’ s sudden death, Evan Griffin discovers a book written by...
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A Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro Jamie Watson has always felt a special...
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Gaby thought her life couldn’t get more complicated. Ohh boy was she wrong. First,...
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In the Shadowhunting world, parabatai is a sacred word. A parabatai is your partner...
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Unbecoming is an intriguing novel about three strong women with three distinctly different secrets...
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Following the discovery of earth-shattering revelations, the world Tris Prior once believed in is...
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