Regular hours resume on September 7 2021

03/09/2021

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

17/09/2021

The elevator at the Carlingwood branch is currently unavailable.

Hunt Club-Riverside Park Community Centre kiosk out of service

13/09/2021

The kiosk machine dispensing adult books at the Hunt Club-Riverside Park Community Centre is currently unavailable.

Rideau branch-Elevator out of service

15/09/2021

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

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A family reading together on a blanket
Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending...

Hazeldean

Monday Sep 20, 2021 at 10:00am

A family reading together on a blanket
Stories, rhymes, songs and activities for preschool children and a parent/caregiver. *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending on the size...

Cumberland

Monday Sep 20, 2021 at 10:00am

A family reading together on a blanket
Stories, rhymes and songs for toddlers and a parent or caregiver. 19-35 months. *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending on...

Greenboro

Monday Sep 20, 2021 at 10:15am

Parent with child
Stories, rhymes and songs for babies 0 to 18 months and their parents or caregivers.* *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits...

Ruth E. Dickinson

Monday Sep 20, 2021 at 10:15am

A family reading together on a blanket
Outside at 10:15 a.m. in the backyard (will be cancelled in poor weather conditions). Stories, songs, rhymes and more for families. Please bring a blanket...

Munster

Monday Sep 20, 2021 at 10:15am

Parent with child
*For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending on the size of the space. Participants are expected to remain physically distanced, to...

Beaverbrook

Monday Sep 20, 2021 at 10:15am

Parent with child
Stories, fingerplays and songs* for babies and a parent or caregiver. 0-18 months. / Contes, jeux de doigts et chansons** pour les bébés et un...

Alta Vista

Monday Sep 20, 2021 at 10:30am

A family reading together on a blanket
Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending...

St-Laurent

Monday Sep 20, 2021 at 10:30am / until Nov 01, 2021

A family reading together on a blanket
Stories and rhymes for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. Registration required. Outdoors, weather permitting, please bring a blanket or towel on...

Osgoode

Monday Sep 20, 2021 at 10:30am / until Oct 25, 2021

A family reading together on a blanket
Stories and rhymes for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. Registration required. Outdoors, weather permitting, please bring a blanket or towel on...

Osgoode

Monday Sep 20, 2021 at 11:00am / until Oct 25, 2021

Parent with child
Stories, rhymes and songs for babies 0 to 18 months and their parents or caregivers.* *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits...

Ruth E. Dickinson

Monday Sep 20, 2021 at 11:15am

 

Online

Monday Sep 20, 2021 at 3:30pm

Teen Book Club
Not sure what to read next? Then join us for our monthly teen virtual book club to share and talk about the books you’ve been...

Monday Sep 20, 2021 at 4:00pm

Ages 16 and up. Come and join us at the Beaverbrook Branch with your knitting and crochet projects. Share advice, ideas, and conversation with other...

Beaverbrook

Monday Sep 20, 2021 at 6:30pm

Parent with child
Stories, rhymes, songs and activities for babies (ages 0-18 months) and a parent/caregiver. *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending on...

Cumberland

Tuesday Sep 21, 2021 at 9:30am

A family reading together on a blanket
Stories and rhymes for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending on...

Sunnyside

Tuesday Sep 21, 2021 at 9:30am / until Oct 26, 2021

A family reading together on a blanket
Contes, comptines, chansons et activités pour les enfants d'âge préscolaire accompagné d’un parent ou gardien. *Pour votre sécurité, tous les programmes en personne respecteront la...

Orléans

Tuesday Sep 21, 2021 at 10:10am

A family reading together on a blanket
Stories, rhymes and songs for toddlers together with their parents or caregivers. Ages 19 to 35 months.* *For your safety all in-person programs will follow...

Ruth E. Dickinson

Tuesday Sep 21, 2021 at 10:15am

A family reading together on a blanket
Outside on Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. in the backyard (will be cancelled in poor weather conditions). Stories, songs, rhymes and more for families. Please bring...

Richmond

Tuesday Sep 21, 2021 at 10:15am

A family reading together on a blanket
Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending...

Greenboro

Tuesday Sep 21, 2021 at 10:15am

Parent with child
Stories, rhymes and songs for babies 0-18 months and a parent or caregiver. Registration required*. Contes, comptines et chansons pour les bébés de 0 à...

Main

Tuesday Sep 21, 2021 at 10:30am

A family reading together on a blanket
Join us for an outdoor bilingual storytime on Tuesday mornings, right outside the Vanier library! Please bring a towel or a blanket to sit on...

Vanier

Tuesday Sep 21, 2021 at 10:30am / until Oct 26, 2021

A family reading together on a blanket
Stories, rhymes and songs* for children and a parent or caregiver. 0-6 years old. / Contes, comptines et chansons** pour les enfants et un parent...

Alta Vista

Tuesday Sep 21, 2021 at 10:30am

Join us online for live stories, songs and rhymes, for children ages 6 and under. Click on the green button below to launch the program...

Tuesday Sep 21, 2021 at 10:30am / until Dec 14, 2021