Regular hours resume on September 7 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.  

Hunt Club-Riverside Park Community Centre kiosk out of service


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

Rideau branch-Elevator out of service


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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  • Get your body moving in creative ways each week with dynamic stretches, fun sequences from a variety of dance styles, and flowing meditative cool-downs. Join...

    Friday Sep 17, 2021 at 10:00am

  • Bougez toutes les parties de votre corps du confort de votre chaise! Rejoignez-vous à Solange Mattar pour un cours de mouvements, d'exercices simples et efficaces...

    Friday Sep 17, 2021 at 11:15am

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    Friday Sep 17, 2021 at 12:30pm

  • Learn the basics while discovering fun and unexpected ways of painting with watercolours! Join art instructor Maya Hum and learn how to let loose and...

    Friday Sep 24, 2021 at 10:00am / until Oct 01, 2021

  • 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

  • Join yoga instructor Janet McGeein for two classes of introductory Yoga. We will focus on mindfulness, breathing and slow physical movement to increase strength and...

    Friday Oct 15, 2021 at 10:00am / until Oct 22, 2021

  • Joignez-vous à l'instructrice Solange Mattar, et apprendre à pratiquer un yoga accessible dans un cours à deux parties. On va vous guider dans des mouvements...

    Friday Oct 15, 2021 at 11:15am / until Oct 22, 2021

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    At a Death Cafe people, often strangers, gather to discuss death.  Our objective is to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people...


    Friday Nov 12, 2021 at 12:30pm

  • Do you want to know more about mindfulness and meditation? Would you like to give mindfulness and meditation a try? Join Pamela Thomson, local Certified...

    Friday Nov 19, 2021 at 10:00am