• Current In-Person Services


    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

…twas the night before new years, and all through the stacks, Hazeldean staff scurried...
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Your librarians are information superheroes! Drop by our mini Bookmobile and meet them –...
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Join us for Ottawa Public Library’s Teen Tech Week Film Festival! The Teen Tech...
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Out and about downtown Ottawa for Winterlude, and in need of a warm-up? Join...
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Stittsville just found a fabulous addition for our Canada 150 event, which will be...
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Need to unwind, de-stress or focus better? Here at the Stittsville Branch, you can...
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We have been inspired by picture book illustrators to create our own artworks, and...
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The adventures this past week at Greenboro were all underwater. Our theme was "Oceans"...
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Last week at Greenboro Branch, the kids experienced all kinds of weird bugs. Most...
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Last week at Greenboro, we explored the untamed wilderness. We let our imaginations take...
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We had fun last week at Greenboro getting to know our animal friends a...
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There were definitely monsters to be seen at Greenboro last week, but don't worry,...
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We are still spinning from all the creative energy unleashed at Greenboro last week!...
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The TD Summer Reading Club is wrapping up, and what a wonderful summer it...
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This morning was WILD! Thank you to those families who helped us celebrate the...
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