• 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

18/09/2020
We’ve all been facing change in our lives in recent months. Some of those...
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15/04/2020
Vous cherchez des bonnes ressources d'apprentissage ou de bricolage en français pendant la distanciation...
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11/03/2010
While I do enjoy trying out yoga classes at different studios in the city,...
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18/03/2020
Ottawa Public Health has recommended that all residents of Ottawa practice social distancing ...
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18/03/2020
With most people in self isolation and the weather still a bit cool; it...
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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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24/12/2019
Ottawa Public Library (OPL) and the National Capital Commission (NCC) are teaming up and...
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This images shows happy people working out, as well as the OPL logo and City of Ottawa logo.
06/12/2019
Do you love staying active? Do you have an Ottawa Public Library card? Good...
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13/08/2019
The adage of ‘use it or lose it’ holds true when it comes to...
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30/05/2019
OPL will be offering dog therapy programs during the High School exam season!
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03/05/2019
Bibliotherapy is yet another service from the Library - we have a wide selection...
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22/02/2019
How much do you really know about fraud? Do you feel confident you know...
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28/10/2018
November is Financial Literacy Month. This year’s theme is “invest in your financial well-being”,...
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30/07/2018
Last March, my grandmother died. She was 90 years old. She lived a good...
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06/04/2018
Braving the Wilderness Brené Brown If I could sum up Brown’s message in one...
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06/10/2017
October 10 is World Mental Health Day (WMHD). There is still so much stigma...
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12/07/2017
Daring Greatly by Brené Brown Brené Brown is a psychologist and a professor who...
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30/03/2017
Need to unwind, de-stress or focus better? Here at the Stittsville Branch, you can...
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27/03/2011
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