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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 905-815-2042; 
Phone renewals 905-815-5996
Fax 905-815-2024
E-Mail oplreference@oakville.ca
Website www.opl.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Oakville-Public-Library/184886721537133
Instagram Instagram: instagram.com/oakvillelibrary
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/OakvilleLibrary
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/OakvillePublicLibrar/
Primary Contact Andra Steele, Manager, Customer Experience; Phone: 905-815-2042
Agency Information
Description (Agency) A public library whose purpose is to provide access to information and resources for individual enrichment, education, recreation and entertainment.
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 
* for details on reopening plans click here 
 
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Provides public access to information and resources for individual enrichment, education, recreation and entertainment 
 
For a list of OPL's general Branch Services, see here 
 
Branch Specific Services: 
* Community Food Corner 
* Information Oakville 
* Accessible Collections & Services 
* Newcomer Programs 
* Virtual Court 
* Exam Proctoring 
 
The Oakville Room 
* local and family history collections are housed in the Oakville Room 
* valuable historical resources ranges from genealogy materials and yearbooks, to newspaper records and maps, focusing on the history and people of Oakville 
* Town of Oakville and Trafalgar Township historical documents and publications  
* newspapers dating from 1870 
* vital statistics from late 1800s  
* census and assessment records from 1910-1936  
* more details here 
 
Meeting Space 
* when not required for library use, select rooms are available for rental to individuals, groups and organizations 
* discount rate for non-profits 
* visit here for more information and to book 
 
 
Designated as a local cooling centre during times of extreme heat and a warming centre during times of extreme cold
Hours Visit website for branch hours
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 (telephone interpretation service) ; over 170 languages available
Fees Program - for some programs ; Service - room rentals ; None - except fines for lost or damaged materials
Site Information
Site Location parking lot is on Water St, next to Lakeshore Rd bridge
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Oakville Public Library, Central Branch
120 Navy St
Oakville, ON L6J 2Z4
 
View Google Map
Intersection Navy St and Lakeshore Rd E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Arts / Culture ; Community Programs
HCSD Sub Heading Extreme Cold Warming Centres ; Historic Preservation ; Libraries ; Meeting Space ; Public Libraries
Service Categories Archives ; Extreme Cold Warming Centres ; Extreme Heat Cooling Programs ; Genealogical Collections ; Meeting Space ; Public Libraries ; Test Proctoring

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