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Oakville Public Library

Service: Library Services

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
 
Effective Jun 30, 2021 - all OPL branches are reopened for adjusted in-branch services 
* contactless and express services are also available 
* for branch hours click here 
* for details on reopening plans click here
Contact Information
Office Phone Switchboard 905-815-2042
Fax 905-815-2024
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/
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1895
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) 
 
Effective Jun 30, 2021 - all OPL branches are reopened for adjusted in-branch services  
* contactless and express services are also available 
* for branch hours click here 
* or details on reopening plans click here 
 
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Provides public access to information and resources for individual enrichment, education, recreation and entertainment 
 
Collections 
* 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  
* Interlibrary Loans available 
 
More Than Books 
* online resource databases 
* Conservation Halton & Provincial Park Passes 
* loanable Recreation and Book Club Kits 
* Seed Library 
 
In-Branch Technology 
* Public Access Computers 
* Printing  
* Wireless Internet 
* Laptops 
* Creation Zone Technologies 
* 3D Printing 
* Light Therapy Lamps 
 
Loanable Technology 
* Laptops (in-branch use) 
* Wi-Fi Hotspots 
* Tablets 
* Osmos 
* Tinker Toys 
 
Programs & Events 
* offering fun, entertaining and educational programing and events for people of all ages  
* in-branch, virtual and outdoor programing, varies by branch 
* see here for upcoming programs and events 
 
Newcomer Programs 
* visit the Newcomer Programs listing to learn more 
 
Special Services 
* Accessible Collections & Services 
* OPL Express 
* Information Oakville 
* Friends of the Library 
* Community Food Programs 
 
For a listing of library locations and branch specific services, see here
Hours Administration Mon-Fri 9:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility OPL library card required to borrow items
Application Apply for a library card online or at any branch
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Language Line (over the phone interpretation service) ; over 170 languages available
Fees Program - for some programs ; None - except fines for lost or damage materials
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Oakville, ON
 
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Mailing Address c/o Oakville Public Library, Central Branch 
120 Navy St 
Oakville, ON L6J 2Z4
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Arts / Culture ; Child / Family Services ; Community Programs ; Disabilities ; Employment / Training ; Sports / Recreation
HCSD Sub Heading Assistive Devices ; Computer & Related Technology Classes ; Computer Access ; Health & Physical Disabilities ; Humanities Clubs/Events ; Libraries ; Parent / Child Programs ; Public Libraries ; Recreation for Children & Families ; Recreation for Children / Families
Service Categories 3D Printing ; Children's Library Services ; Computer Access Aids ; Computer and Related Technology Classes ; Copy Machines ; Early Literacy Development Programs ; Humanities Clubs/Societies ; Library Audiovisual Services ; Light Therapy ; Mobile Devices ; Mobile Hotspot Devices ; Parent/Child Activity Groups ; Public Access Computers/Tools ; Public Internet Access Sites ; Public Libraries ; Public Wi-Fi Sites ; Sports Equipment ; Toy Libraries/Toy Loan Programs

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