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Ottawa. City Operations - Ottawa Public Library

Record #: 68973257 |  Last Full Update: 16 Nov 2022

Description and Services
Description (Service) Network of 33 public libraries in the City of Ottawa

Services include:
  • lending services for a variety of resources
  • lending services between libraries
  • online catalogue
  • homebound services
  • downloads of virtual or audio-digital books and music
  • public computer access
  • admission passes for local museums
  • Kill-A-Watt counter to measure electrical consumption
  • pedometer to count steps
  • 3D printer
  • musical instrument lending
  • dedicated services for children, teens, adults, newcomers, people looking for work
  • assistive services for individuals who cannot read or access regular print material
  • literacy support
  • business services, for anyone interested in starting or growing a business
  • meeting room rentals
  • information and referral
  • used books coordination
  • outreach service: the Bookmobile
  • computer club for adults 50 years and older
  • various programming
  • bilingual telephone information service centre
  • quick information by phone on a wide variety of topics
  • contact information for businesses and government agencies
  • look up dates, names, spellings and definition of words
  • information about library services and programs or reference to other sources of information for further help
Hours Hours vary by location * visit website for details
Eligibility No restrictions
Languages English, French
Application Visit any branch to obtain a membership card * for hours and locations, click here.

Proof of residence is required * children need a parent's signature in order to get a card
Location & Accessibility
Service Area Ottawa

Ottawa, ON

Physical Access Fully Accessible - for the majority of branches
Contact Information
Office 613-580-2940
TTY Call 711 ; 613-580-2940
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