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

Web Banner for Kenneth Oppel
12/11/2020
Week 14, November 16 - 22, 2020 Live Author Visits: Monday, November 16 at...
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Web Banner for Christina Hammonds Reed
21/11/2020
Week 15, November 23 - 28, 2020 Live Author Visits: Monday, November 23 at...
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Web Banner for Lindsay Wong
30/11/2020
Week 16, November 30 – December 4. Please see https://writersfestival.org/events for more details. Live...
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24/03/2020
Ottawa Public Library staff members hope you and your loved ones are all safe...
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19/03/2020
Calling all Ottawa teens! What are you doing to keep busy while Ottawa practices social...
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13/03/2020
The Ottawa Music Industry Coalition (OMIC) put out a call for nominations in early...
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07/03/2020
“Cursed” by Thomas Wheeler and illustrated by Frank Miller is a book that really...
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03/02/2020
Do you know (or are you) a Youth Trailblazer? New this year, Ottawa Public...
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24/10/2019
Kendare Blake will be at the Nepean Centrepoint branch on Wednesday, October 30 at 7 pm to give a talk on her writing process and popular YA novels.
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08/07/2019
Welcome to Teen Reads! For eight weeks this summer, every Monday, the Teen blog...
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12/07/2019
Welcome to Teen Reads! For eight weeks this summer, every Monday, the Teen blog...
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22/07/2019
Welcome to Teen Reads! For eight weeks this summer, every Monday, the Teen blog...
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26/08/2019
Welcome to Teen Reads! For eight weeks this summer, every Monday, the Teen blog...
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19/08/2019
Welcome to Teen Reads! For eight weeks this summer, every Monday, the Teen blog...
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12/08/2019
Welcome to Teen Reads! For eight weeks this summer, every Monday, the Teen blog...
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06/08/2019
Welcome to Teen Reads! For eight weeks this summer, every Monday, the Teen blog...
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07/08/2019
Calling all Teens on Tuesday August 13th from 5pm until 6:30pm, YA author Amelinda...
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26/07/2019
Welcome to Teen Reads! For eight weeks this summer, every Monday, the Teen blog...
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27/06/2019
2019 Teen Advisory Group Art Contest Information The Teen Advisory Group (TAG) at the...
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30/05/2019
OPL will be offering dog therapy programs during the High School exam season!
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