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Keep a library in your pocket! OPL Mobile makes it easy to find and discover titles, manage your account, and get the branch and availability information you need.

• quickly search the collection, with filters to zero-in on the kinds of titles you’re looking for
• get the details on any title, anytime and anywhere, including descriptions, community reviews and commentary
• check a title’s availability – even map the locations where your title is available now
• place holds and download digital books, audiobooks, and even movies
• manage your account: check to see if your holds are ready, renew titles, suspend holds, or instantly see the date your next title is due
• keep track of your interests: rate a title yourself with one touch or add a title to your ‘For Later’ list
• browse bestsellers, new titles, and recent reviews
• check branch hours or get directions to the nearest branch of the Ottawa Public Library.

Gardez toute une bibliothèque dans votre poche! BPO Mobile vous permet de facilement trouver et découvrir des titres, gérer votre compte et obtenir les renseignements sur les succursales et la disponibilité dont vous avez besoin.

Caractéristiques :
• effectuez une recherche rapide de la collection, avec filtres vous permettant de repérer les genres de titres que vous cherchez
• obtenez des détails au sujet de n’importe quel titre, en tout temps et à partir de n’importe où, y compris des descriptions, des comptes rendus et des commentaires de la communauté
• vérifiez la disponibilité d’un titre – et consultez même une carte qui vous illustre où il se trouve à l’heure actuelle
• réservez et téléchargez des livres numériques, des livres audionumériques, et même des films
• gérez votre compte : vérifiez si vos demandes sont prêtes, renouvelez des titres, mettez des demandes en attente ou vérifiez instantanément la date à laquelle votre prochain titre arrive à échéance
• faites un suivi de vos intérêts : évaluez un titre vous-même à l’aide d’une seule touche ou ajoutez un titre à votre liste « Mettre de côté »
• furetez les succès d’édition, les nouveaux titres et les plus récents comptes rendus
• consultez les heures d’ouverture des succursales ou obtenez les directions pour vous rendre à la succursale de la Bibliothèque publique d’Ottawa la plus près de chez vous.

What’s New

Version 2.7

The About This Title screen has been completely rebuilt with features to promote evaluation and discovery, including: reviews, recommendations, lists, and community contributions.

The Search screen now displays edition statements, along with vernacular metadata for titles and authors. The Filter button has been moved to the top of the screen. Pagination is now displayed at the bottom of the screen. Some actions are no longer available from the item actions menu.

The Filter button on the Locations screen has been moved to the top of the screen.

On the Home screen, viewing more new titles is done using the 'View all' button under each carousel. The Events Filters have been combined into a single button above the Events carousel.

Navigation in the app has been simplified. There is a now a single 'Back' button on all screens. The style and height of the navigation bar has also been reduced and made uniform across all screens.

Let us know what you think! The Share Feedback screen allows you to contact the library directly.

Make a typo? The Search screen now offers 'Did you mean?' suggestions for mistyped searches.

Improvements have been made to how you navigate the app: 'Pull to refresh' has been added to the Home screen, and you can now swipe to go back instead of using the Back button.

The Item action sheet on the Search screen has been redesigned.

This release also includes smaller UX improvements as well as behind the scenes accessibility enhancements, improvements, and bug fixes.

Ratings and Reviews

Boofa boofa ,


It makes everything easy

Bayhem ,

Great app!

Kudos to the OPL for releasing something like this!

App Privacy

The developer, Ottawa Public Library, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Location
  • Contact Info
  • User Content
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Search History
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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