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Browse our stacks

Looking for a particular title? Can’t wait until our next Mammoth Sale to find a good book? Or maybe you’re just curious about what kind of goodies we’ve got secreted away in our stacks?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you’re in luck. You can book an appointment to browse the stacks at our Distribution Facility, located in the James Bartleman Archives and Library Materials Centre.

Appointment Request

Please complete the form below to request an appointment to browse FOPLA’s stacks at the James Bartleman Archives and Library Materials Centre. Once received, you will be contacted to confirm an appointment date and time.

Please note: A $3.00 fee will be charged to browse FOPLA’s stacks.

For health and safety reasons, children under the age of 12 are not permitted to browse the stacks.



Mon – Fri: 10:00 to 15:00
Last entry is at 14:00. Appointments are one hour in duration.

Sat: 10:00 to 13:00
Last entry is at 12:00. Appointments are one hour in duration.

During Mammoth Sales

10:00 to 14:00
Last entry at 13:30. First-come, first-served and subject to volunteer availability. Appointments are 20 minutes in duration.

FOPLA Distribution Facility
James Bartleman Centre, Room 149
100 Tallwood Drive, Ottawa ON K2G 4R7
(613) 580-2424 x27875
Email: distribution@fopla-aabpo.ca