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OPL Branches closed Monday, January 17, 2022 due to winter storm

Sunday, January 16, 2022

OTTAWA- All branches of Ottawa Public Library (OPL) will be closed on Monday, January 17, 2022, due to the winter storm expected to start overnight. Environment Canada has identified hazardous weather for tomorrow and the City of Ottawa has declared a Significant Weather Event.   

The weather-related closure tomorrow also means that all OPL Bookmobile stops will be cancelled as will deliveries by the Library’s Homebound services.  

Expiry dates for holds items will be extended accordingly. 

OPL book drops to return Library items will remain open.   

OPL’s phone and online service centre, InfoService, will remain open from 10 am to 6 pm to serve and help customers with their Library accounts or to support any customer who may have questions about accessing OPL’s large digital collection of eBooks, eAudiobooks, databases and online learning, movie streaming, and more: 613 580-2940,  

A wide range of recorded programs is available for all ages on the Library’s YouTube channel:Ottawa Public Library / Biblio publique d'Ottawa - YouTube 

For the latest updates about current service levels at OPL, please visit our website