How many branches does the Ottawa Public Library have?

The OPL extends public access to information and services through the library’s 34 branches, physical and virtual (, as well as two mobile libraries and a vending machine-style lending library service.

Can you return books to any library Ottawa?

Yes, library items may be returned to any open OPL branch during opening hours or to the Bookmobile.

Where will the new Ottawa library be located?

Architectural rendering of the future joint facility, located at 555 Albert St., in Ottawa, Ontario. Since 2016, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) and Ottawa Public Library have joined forces on an ambitious project: the design of a shared building where the public services of both institutions will be made available.

Is Uottawa library open?

Monday to Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Is Ottawa Public Library open during lockdown?

Throughout the city, 31 Library branches remain open to offer contactless returns and holds pick up inside the branches. No browsing will be allowed and access to public computers will be limited to one computer per branch. Hours of operation remain the same.

Does Ottawa Public Library Use OverDrive?

Ottawa Public Library customers can now borrow eBooks and eAudio from four Ontario public libraries through OverDrive’s reciprocal lending agreement.

Can Library books be returned at any branch?

Answer. Yes, borrowed materials can be returned to any Public Library branch.

Can you eat in Uottawa library?

Food and drink policy During the pandemic, only covered drinks are permitted in the library, no food.

Can we study in library now 2022?

Unvaccinated people cannot enter public libraries from 2022, even with negative Covid-19 test | The Straits Times.

What time does the Ottawa Public Library open?


Day of week Opening times
Thursday 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

How does OverDrive work with Kobo?

With OverDrive on your Kobo eReader, all you need is a library card and a Wi Fi connection to borrow eBooks from your public library. Browse, borrow, and place holds on library books directly from your eReader.

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