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Oakville Public Library

Service: Friends of the Oakville Public Library

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Next Book Sale: Jun 23-Jun 26, 2022
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-815-2042
Fax 905-815-2024
E-Mail fol@oakville.ca
Website www.opl.ca/About-OPL/Donate/Friends-of-the-Oakville-Public-Library
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/oakville.library/
Instagram Instagram: instagram.com/oakvillelibrary
LinkedIn LinkedIn: ca.linkedin.com/company/oakvillepubliclibrary
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/OakvilleLibrary
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/OakvillePublicLibrar/
Primary Contact Debra Thompson, Fund Development Coordinator; Phone: 905-815-2042 ext 5092
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1993
Funding Fundraising ; Sale of Goods - Book Sales
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) The Friends of the Oakville Public Library (FOL) is a group of volunteers, dedicated to enhancing library programs and services within the community, who raise funds for the library through book sales and other activities, which helps to develop and enhance various programs and services offered within the library, and expand services and spaces beyond what the operating budgets cover 
 
Book Sales (Next Sale: Jun 23-Jun 26, 2022) 
* for more information, visit the Book Sale website 
 
Friendly Finds (available at all Branches) 
* gently used materials – books, audio books and audio-visual materials, in great condition, available for sale 
* materials are handpicked, curated and chosen by OPL staff and Friends of the Library, from the donated books received at OPL and out of circulation books that are weeded by OPL staff 
* books and materials are stocked weekly and are available on a first come first served basis 
 
Volunteer Opportunities 
* Book Sale Volunteers - sorters, setup, logistics, cashiers and tear-down (adult & youth)  
* FOL Committee Members (adult)  
* Sorters - sort donations year-round (adult & youth)  
* for more information, visit the Volunteer website  
 
Donations (Central Branch only) 
* accepting books or audio-visual materials in good condition (able to be resold) 
* donations are only accepted at Central Branch, during branch open hours 
* for information about acceptable materials, visit the Donations website
Hours Not specified
Areas Served Oakville
Eligibility No restrictions to purchase, see website for acceptable donations 
 
Youth Volunteers, 14 yrs and above 
 
Adult Volunteers, 18 yrs and above
Application Call 905-815-2042 ext 5092 or email fol@oakville.ca 
* visit website for volunteer applications
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Oakville, ON
 
View Google Map
Mailing Address c/o Friends of the Oakville Public Library 
120 Navy St 
Oakville, ON L6J 2Z4
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Arts / Culture ; Community Programs
HCSD Sub Heading Libraries ; Public Libraries
Service Categories Auxiliaries ; Fundraising and Resource Development Support ; Leisure Equipment/Supplies Donation Programs ; Public Libraries

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