Provincial State of Emergency: Impact to OPL Services


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 cannot pick up your hold on time, please cancel it in your online account or contact Infoservice before the pickup date. 

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Tech Café : Is Free Software Really Free

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Is free software really free?  And, if it is free, can it be any good?  Alan German, a member of the Ottawa PC Users Group who has given presentations at the Ottawa Public Library as well as at Ottawa PC Users Group meetings will help you find that the answer to both questions is a resounding yes.  There is lots of free software available, and many free programs are very good indeed.  So, join us to find out about some must-have – and absolutely free – software!