Hours of Operation and Closure Dates

COVID-19 update: 

As we respond to the ever-evolving COVID-19 situation, service levels are subject to change with little notice. Our current hours of service are outlined below. For details on our current service levels and what you can expect when visiting the libary, visit our COVID-19 Updates page


Library Hours - Effective December 13, 2020

Due to the new restrictions announced by the provincial government, all branches of RDPL are closed to the public until further notice.

Beginning Monday, December 14, all branches will provide CONTACTLESS CURBSIDE PICKUP ONLY during the hours below. No entry to library facilities will be permitted.  

Downtown & Timberlands Branches

Monday-Thursday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. 
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. 
Sundays & Holidays: CLOSED

Dawe Branch

Monday-Thursday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. 
Saturdays, Sundays, & Holidays: CLOSED


Cafe Noir (Downtown Branch Coffee Shop) Hours of Operation 

Note: Cafe Noir is closed until further notice due to COVID-19.


Library Branch Closures 2020 

  • New Year’s Day - Wednesday, January 1
  • Family Day - Monday, February 17
  • Good Friday - Friday, April 10   
  • Easter Sunday - Sunday, April 12
  • Easter Monday - Monday, April 13
  • Victoria Day - Monday, May 18
  • Canada Day - Wednesday, July 1
  • Heritage Day - Monday, August 3 
  • Labour Day - Monday, September 7
  • Staff Development Day - Friday, September 11
  • Thanksgiving Day - Monday, October 12
  • Remembrance Day - Wednesday, November 11
  • Christmas Eve (EARLY CLOSURE 12 p.m.) - Thursday, December 24  
  • Christmas Day - Friday, December 25 
  • Boxing Day - Saturday, December 26
  • New Year's Eve (EARLY CLOSURE 12 p.m.) - Thursday, December 31