Contactless services inside branches – effective June 14


As of June 14, 2021, there will be contactless services inside most branches, with capacity limits in place. This means:

  • Holds can be picked up on shelves and checked out at self-checkout stations.
  • Borrowed items can be returned via book drops anytime.
  • Access to PCs, Chromebooks, and printing, where these are available.
  • Hours of operation remain the same, except at Osgoode.
  • Mask-wearing remains mandatory inside, and outside in line.

For more details, go to Current Branch Services.

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Statutory holiday hours

Ottawa Public Library will be closed on these days in 2021:

Friday, January 1 - New Year's Day

Monday, February 15 - Family Day

Friday, April 2 - Good Friday

Sunday, April 4 - Easter Sunday

Monday, April 5 - Easter Monday

Monday, May 24 - Victoria Day

Thursday, July 1 - Canada Day

Monday, August 2 - Colonel By Day

Monday, September 6 - Labour Day

Monday, October 11 - Thanksgiving Day

Thursday, November 11 - Remembrance Day

Saturday, December 25 - Christmas Day

Sunday, December 26 - Boxing Day