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

01/10/2019
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17/04/2018
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20/09/2018
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26/07/2017
A young, budding digital artist took to the computer located in the childrens area...
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03/05/2017
On April 28th, I had the honour of attending the 2017 Ottawa Public Library's...
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13/06/2014
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30/03/2016
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19/05/2016
In the wee hours of the morning, two of your awesome Teen Services Librarians...
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