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.

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.

Holiday Closure: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

20/09/2021

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

    Wednesday Sep 29, 2021 at 10:30am / until Dec 15, 2021

  • un grand lapin avec un livre dans les mains assis à côté d'un petit lapin avec le texte Connexions Parents-bébé
    Joignez-vous à nous pour des activités de stimulation virtuelles entre parents et leur petit puis partagez vos expériences. Explorez de nouvelles idées faciles et amusantes...

    Wednesday Sep 22, 2021 at 11:30am / until Dec 15, 2021

  • pots and plants

     

    Online

    Wednesday Sep 22, 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Dungeons and Dragons
    A complete D&D mini-adventure played over four 2-hour sessions for teens 13-18. Players will play through a complete adventure with pre-generated characters. Come solve some...

    Wednesday Sep 22, 2021 at 4:00pm / until Oct 06, 2021

  • Rejoignez-nous en direct pour des histoires, des chansons et des comptines, pour les enfants 6 ans et moins. Cliquez sur le bouton vert pour lancer...

    Thursday Sep 23, 2021 at 10:30am / until Dec 16, 2021

  • Parent Baby Connections
    Join us for a virtual Babytime program for young children, ages 0 to 18 months. We will explore memorable songs, rhymes and resources to bond...

    Thursday Sep 23, 2021 at 2:30pm / until Dec 16, 2021

  • Uzma Jalaluddin

     

    Online

    Thursday Sep 23, 2021 at 7:00pm

  • Venez explorer le dessin couleur avec l’artiste Liz Voyer. Lors des deux ateliers, elle vous guidera étape par étape dans la réalisation d’un dessin réaliste...

    Friday Sep 24, 2021 at 11:15am / until Oct 01, 2021

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    Monday Sep 27, 2021 at 3:30pm

  • Book cover and headshot

     

    Online

    Monday Sep 27, 2021 at 7:30pm