Retour aux heures normales le 7 septembre 2021


La Bibliothèque publique d’Ottawa retournera à ses heures d'ouverture, d’avant la pandémie, dans la majorité des succursales et ce, à partir du mardi 7 septembre 2021 y inclus les heures d’ouverture le dimanche à dix succursales et à InfoService dès le dimanche 12 septembre. 

Les horaires sont affichés à l’entrée des succursales et sur horaires et emplacements dans le site web de la BPO. 

Les succursales Fitzroy Harbour et Vernon ouvrent la semaine du 7 septembre 2021, pour la première fois depuis le début de la pandémie en mars 2020. 

Avis: succursale Carlingwood


L’ascenseur à la succursale Carlingwood est présentement indisponible.

Kiosque hors service au Hunt Club-Riverside Park Community Centre


Le kiosque qui distribue des livres pour adultes au Hunt Club-Riverside Park Community Centre est hors service jusqu'à nouvel ordre.

Succursale Rideau- Ascenseur hors service


L'ascenseur de la succursale Rideau est actuellement hors service pour des raisons d'entretien et de réparations. Le service reprendra le lundi 27 septembre. 

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OMIC 2nd Annual Capital Music Awards

OMIC 2021 Awards Logo


The inaugural OMIC Capital Music Awards got a bit of a blow last March (as did we all) but they are back again this year with the 2nd Annual Capital Music Awards.  The call for nominations ends March 31st, 2021 -- so click here to get your picks in if you are an OMIC member in good standing.  All the winners of the 8 categories will be announced during the broadcast special of the Capital Music Awards 2021 at the end of April on RogersTV Ottawa on Channel 22. Anyone can tune into the awards and get an earful of the Ottawa local music scene as the program will feature 5 pre-recorded performances!.  Check the OMIC website for updates about the broadcast.

There are 8 awards categories, 2 of which are new this year:

Single of the Year

Album of the Year *new this year!

Artist of the Year

Group of the Year

Video of the Year

Best Production and Arrangements * new this year!

Impact Award

Virtual Performance of the Year *previously Entertainer of the Year

The Capital Music Awards recognizes artists and members of the community who contribute to Ottawa’s diverse music scene. This second edition of the awards will showcase some of the best that the region has to offer and help promote the local music scene to the rest of Canada and beyond. The awards would also provide a platform to honour inductees towards an Ottawa Music Hall of Fame, as envisioned by the Ottawa Music Strategy.

Check out the list below for local music you can borrow from OPL

Local Music -- Ottawapar Steacy_Library

A list of great Local Music CDs by Ottawa musicians that you can check out of the Ottawa Public Library. Cataloging or annotation is included so you're not just checking out random music genres -- but sometimes that's fun too!