Regular hours resume on September 7 2021


Ottawa Public Library will return to regular pre-pandemic hours at most branches starting Tuesday, September 7, 2021 — including Sunday hours at 10 branches and InfoService as of Sunday, September 12.  

Hours are posted at branch entrances and on the Hours and location page of the OPL website.   

Fitzroy Harbour and Vernon branches are reopening after being closed since the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020.  

Notice - Carlingwood branch


The elevator at the Carlingwood branch is currently unavailable.

Rideau branch-Elevator out of service


The elevator at Rideau is currently out of service for maintenance and repairs. Service will be restored on Monday, September 27th.

Holiday Closure: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation


All Ottawa Public Library branches will be closed on Thursday, September 30. Access our online services 24/7 on the Ottawa Public Library website.

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Tech Café: All About Podcasts

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 You may have been hearing recommendations to listen to podcasts.  Join us to learn about podcasts so that you can enjoy them: 

  • What is a podcast?
  • How to download and/or use a podcast streaming app?
  • How to find podcasts of interest to you ?

This is the first in our Tech Café Fundamentals series for the fall.  

Register to receive the Zoom link to attend.  

Ottawa Public Library is partnering with Cyber-Seniors to offer this program.