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

23/05/2019
Richmond branch library hosted its inaugural “Cook and Tell” cookbook club on May 15,...
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03/03/2020
The Richmond branch library welcomes some extremely enthusiastic foodies at their monthly “Cook and...
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18/03/2020
Ottawa Public Health has recommended that all residents of Ottawa practice social distancing ...
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16/03/2020
Ottawa Public Health has recommended that all residents of Ottawa practice social distancing ...
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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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Save the Season display at Manotick
07/09/2019
We're cruising into the tail-end of Summer, the children and teens are back 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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20/06/2019
Traveling this summer? OPL is proud to announce the addition of The Growler to...
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23/11/2018
Just in time for holiday parties, potlucks, and family gatherings, Ottawa Public Library has...
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08/03/2018
Hello lovelies, The countdown has begun. Every breath and step we take brings us...
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04/07/2018
Stéphanie Plante is an OPL guest blogger and a great library supporter. In 2017,...
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3 seedling pots
24/03/2018
Spring has sprung and it's time to start getting ready for gardening season! We...
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18/01/2018
From the bottom of our Beaverbrook hearts, we wish you a Happy International Cheese...
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31/03/2017
C’est presque le temps de la cabane à sucre! Venez vous sucrer le bec...
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06/03/2012
Jennifer McLagan has done it again. After extolling the virtues of fat and bones...
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21/10/2010
Having a sensitivity to dairy is a drag when you LOVE ice cream! Gelato...
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15/02/2013
Coup de pouce est une incontournable source d’information en matière de cuisine et ce...
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12/04/2013
Fifty Shades of Chicken by FL Fowler is a recipe book for gourmands, creative...
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10/04/2013
Alone in the Kitchen with An Eggplant Tidying up in the 641, cookery, section...
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22/04/2015
Ontario Scene is being presented by the National Arts Centre from April 29 to...
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