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  • Contactless Returns and Holds Pickup Service at OPL

    07/07/2020

    OPL is offering contactless returns and holds pickup service at select branches, during new hours of operation. Find the details of this new service and branch opening dates here.

    • RETURNS will be accepted only during hours of operation, no appointment necessary. Due dates for currently checked out materials have been extended and late fees suspended.
    • HOLDS PICKUPS are by appointment only. Make an appointment here.

    In accordance with Ottawa Public Health directive, please wear a mask when entering a branch.

    For information about Library cards, virtual programs, and more, contact  InfoService by phone or email.

Teen Advisory Group (TAG)

Are you between the ages of 14 and 18, want to earn community involvement hours, build leadership skills and meet new teens in your area? If so, come to the OPL and become a member of TAG!

TAGs:

  • Have their say in which activities and services are offered to teens
  • Help plan and implement them
  • Help design Teen Zones
  • Participate in focus groups related to the Teen section of the OPL website
  • Read advance copies of Teen fiction books and write reviews
  • Speak about OPL teen services to the media
  • Advise the Library about new collections and suggest titles to buy

They also build marketable skills in:

  • Project management
  • Marketing
  • Time management
  • Public speaking

Below are the branches that have TAGs:

  • Alta Vista
  • Beaverbrook
  • Carlingwood
  • Centennial
  • Cumberland
  • Emerald Plaza
  • Greely
  • Greenboro
  • Hazeldean
  • Main
  • Nepean Centrepointe
  • North Gloucester
  • Orléans
  • Ruth E. Dickinson
  • St-Laurent
  • Stittsville
  • Sunnyside

To find out which branches are currently recruiting new members or for more information, please contact libraryvolunteers@biblioottawalibrary.ca 

More volunteering opportunities for teens at the Library.