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

07/08/2019
Good news! We are excited to announce that three new eMagazines have been added...
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shelf of new books
07/07/2020
It is wonderful to see all the shiny new library items coming in –...
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23/03/2020
As you can imagine, our phone lines have been busy! InfoService is happy to...
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26/03/2020
The Ottawa Public Library has some great resources for business that are accessible from...
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29/01/2020
How to find specific newspapers and magazines from our online resources Click Online Resources...
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This image shows a variety of French language magazine covers.
27/02/2020
As part of your celebration of Francophonie Month, we invite you to enjoy French...
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magazines
05/12/2019
Nous sommes ravis de vous présenter une offre encore plus riche de magazines en...
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21/01/2019
With your library card from the Ottawa Public Library, you can access amazing (and...
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14/01/2019
The Ottawa Public Library (OPL) is excited to announce new magazine titles that will...
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14/01/2019
La Bibliothèque publique d’Ottawa (BPO) est ravie d’annoncer les nouvelles revues qui seront disponibles...
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24/01/2017
Il peut être difficile de discuter de sujets sérieux avec les enfants; la mort,...
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