Provincial State of Emergency: Impact to OPL Services

13/01/2021

OPL services have not been impacted by the provincial announcement on Tuesday, January 12. Curbside returns and holds pickup services will continue at open branches.

Hours of operation will remain the same for most branches. Greely, North Gower, and Richmond branches will shift their hours to close by 8 p.m., and all Bookmobile stops will close by 8 p.m.

For details about current services, please visit this page.

HOLDS: If you would like to pause, cancel, or manage your holds, you can do so in your online account

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Staff Blogs

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23/09/2019
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03/07/2019
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30/01/2019
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06/02/2019
Every now and then, you will encounter (especially near Canada Day) a quiz that...
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10/01/2019
Douglas Gibson is one of Canada’s best-known and respected publishers. This 65-minute show will take us through Canadian history, discussing the authors against their historic background.
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12/05/2018
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09/08/2017
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29/06/2017
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15/07/2017
July 7 to October 12, 2017 Main Branch, 3rd floor Carleton University’s Disability Research...
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24/01/2017
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09/01/2014
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Father's Day! / La fête des Pères!
12/06/2015
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17/06/2015
200 years ago, on June 18 1815, the battle of Waterloo was fought between...
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17/06/2015
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06/08/2015
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