Temporary closure: Alta Vista

23/07/2021

Due to upgrades to the front entrance, the Alta Vista branch will be closed from July 26 to August 8. There will be no returns or holds pick-up during that time. Alta Vista branch will reopen August 9 at 10 am.   

Step 3: More services inside most open branches

29/07/2021

Browsing, public computers, newspapers and magazines are available inside most of our 31 open branches, with capacity limits for two-metre distancing. Up to 200 items can also be put on hold.

Starting July 26:

Mask-wearing remains mandatory inside, and outside in line. For more details, go to Current Branch Services.

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  • Material that we missed buying
  • Books from new or little known authors or publishers

Please do not suggest:

  • Very popular and best selling authors, top 40 compact discs, or well reviewed DVD feature films - we will be buying these anyway.
  • Anything over two years old. This is defined as current year plus 2. For example, during the current year (2021), please limit suggestions to material created between Jan 2019 and the date you place your suggestion (today’s date). (See if it is available from one of our SmartLibrary partners.)
  • Items that are not yet published or released in Canada.
  • Films on Blu-ray in any other language than French and/or available in French on DVD. We only purchase French-language films in Blu-ray format that are not available in DVD format.

Please, also:

  • Only submit a suggestion once.
  • Limit your suggestions to 3/month.

Decisions about the collection reflect OPL's Materials Selection Policy.