Contactless services inside branches – effective June 14

11/06/2021

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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Please suggest:

  • Material that we missed buying
  • Books from new or little known authors or publishers

Please do not suggest:

  • Very popular and best selling authors, top 40 compact discs, or well reviewed DVD feature films - we will be buying these anyway.
  • Anything over two years old. This is defined as current year plus 2. For example, during the current year (2021), please limit suggestions to material created between Jan 2019 and the date you place your suggestion (today’s date). (See if it is available from one of our SmartLibrary partners.)
  • Items that are not yet published or released in Canada.
  • Films on Blu-ray in any other language than French and/or available in French on DVD. We only purchase French-language films in Blu-ray format that are not available in DVD format.

Please, also:

  • Only submit a suggestion once.
  • Limit your suggestions to 3/month.

Decisions about the collection reflect OPL's Materials Selection Policy.