IMPORTANT NOTE

On Jan 12, 2021, the Ontario Government declared a State of Emergency and issued a stay-at-home order, which came into effect Jan 14, 2021 and will last until at least Feb 11, 2021

Services listed below may be impacted in response to increased restrictions. Please contact agencies or programs listed here prior to visiting in person in order to receive up to date information on services

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Public Comments Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
 
This branch is now closed for in-branch services 
 
Available Services: 
* Library Takeout for contactless pickups 
* Extended returns hours at external book drops 
* Connection Kits for older adults (55+) – accessible mobile tablets with WiFi and reading apps – please call your local branch for more information 
 
Library Returns Hours: 
* Please check branch page for return hours 
 
Services Not Available 
* In-person programs 
* In-branch computer usage and technology services (printing, photocopying, WiFi use) 
* Creation Zone Appointments 
* Room rentals 
* Group gatherings within branch including Youth Study Hall 
* Access to in-branch children’s toys (Tinker toys, board games, etc.) 
* Exam Proctoring 
* No access to washrooms in branches
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-815-2036; 
Phone renewals 905-815-5996
Fax 905-815-5954
E-Mail oplreference@oakville.ca
Website www.opl.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/oakville.library/
Instagram Instagram: instagram.com/oakvillelibrary
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/OakvilleLibrary
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/OakvillePublicLibrar/
Primary Contact Emma Primeau, Manager, Customer Experience; Phone: 905-815-2036 ext 5141; Email: emma.primeau@oakville.ca
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Tara Wong, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 905-815-2042 ext 2027; Email: tara.wong@oakville.ca
Funding City / Town - Town of Oakville ; Provincial - Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
 
This branch is now closed for in-branch services 
 
Available Services: 
* Library Takeout for contactless pickups 
* Extended returns hours at external book drops 
* Connection Kits for older adults (55+) – accessible mobile tablets with WiFi and reading apps – please call your local branch for more information 
 
Library Returns Hours: 
* Please check branch page for return hours 
 
Services Not Available 
* In-person programs 
* In-branch computer usage and technology services (printing, photocopying, WiFi use) 
* Creation Zone Appointments 
* Room rentals 
* Group gatherings within branch including Youth Study Hall 
* Access to in-branch children’s toys (Tinker toys, board games, etc.) 
* Exam Proctoring 
* No access to washrooms in branches 
 
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Provides access to information and resources for individual enrichment, education, recreation and entertainment.  
 
Collections include:  
* fiction and non fiction titles (books, downloadable e-books and audiobooks, music, digital magazines, games and DVDs, movies and TV shows)  
* self study and research collections, print and electronic  
* adult and children's multilingual collections 
 
Visit www.opl.ca for library programs and events * not all events or programs available at all locations 
 
 
* public access computers (PACs), located at all branches, offer internet and email access, word processing and printing 
* free Wi-Fi 
* 3D printing 
* with a library card customers can access all library databases and download information directly to their own computers 
* light therapy lamp 
 
* also offers special services for anyone who requires help accessing the library's collection 
 
* Woodside Branch has meeting space available for rent 
 
* designated as a local cooling centre during times of extreme heat and a warming centre during times of extreme cold
Hours Visit Branches for branch hours
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Apply for a library card at any branch
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Language Line (telephone interpretation service) ; over 170 languages available
Fees Program - for some programs ; None - except fines for overdue, lost or damage materials
Site Information
Site Location Southwest Oakville
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
1274 Rebecca St
Oakville, ON L6L 1Z2
 
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Intersection Third Line and Rebecca St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Arts / Culture ; Child / Family Services ; Community Programs ; Disabilities
HCSD Sub Heading Assistive Devices ; Computer Access ; Extreme Cold Warming Centres ; Health & Physical Disabilities ; Humanities Clubs/Events ; Libraries ; Meeting Space ; Parent / Child Programs ; Public Libraries ; Recreation for Children / Families
Service Categories 3D Printing ; Children's Library Services ; College/University Entrance Support ~ Adolescents ; Computer Access Aids ; Copy Machines ; Early Literacy Development Programs ; Extreme Cold Warming Centres ; Extreme Heat Cooling Programs ; Humanities Clubs/Societies ; Light Therapy ; Meeting Space ; Parent/Child Activity Groups ; Public Access Computers/Tools ; Public Internet Access Sites ; Public Libraries ; Public Wi-Fi Sites

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