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

24/07/2019
OPL Accessibility Services is excited to announce the launch of an accessible wayfinding app...
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07/08/2019
The Ottawa Public Library provides service to the entirety of Ottawa. As such, our...
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24/07/2019
New! Accessibility Services' resource and booklist. https://ottawa.bibliocommons.com/list/share/107698296_accessibility_library/1382829487_accessibility_resources_and_booklist_livres_et_ressources_sur_laccessibilit%C3%A9
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01/05/2019
The CNIB Foundation has partnered with Ottawa Public Library to bring the Phone It...
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07/11/2018
Talking book customers can now browse OPL’s DAISY audio book collection at the Elmvale...
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Assistive tech station, touch screen, large print keyboard, rollerball mouse and scanner
29/05/2018
This year, May 31 st marks Accessibility Day in Ottawa. This year’s Accessibility Day...
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29/04/2015
This week the Canadian Government announced their plans to comply with the provisions of...
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14/04/2016
Ottawa Public Library (OPL) Alternative Services has partnered with ALSO (Alternative Learning styles and...
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Alexandra Yarrow, Tony Westenbroek et l’exposition CNIB
06/10/2017
To mark this century of supporting right to read and equal access to information...
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20/12/2017
The Ottawa Public library is proud to present iCanada, a new addition to our...
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30/11/2017
This Sunday is International Day of Disabled Persons (IDPD). The United Nations (UN) created...
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