Contact Information

Office Phone 905-815-2042; 
Phone renewals 905-815-5996
Fax 905-815-2024
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Primary Contact Andra Steele, Manager, Customer Experience; Phone: 905-815-2042; Email:

Agency Information

Description (Agency)

A public library system whose purpose is to provide access to information and resources for individual enrichment, education, recreation and entertainment.

Legal Status (51) Registered Charity
Established 1895
Primary Executive Tara Wong, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 905-815-2042 ext 2027; Email:
Funding City / Town - Town of Oakville ; Provincial - Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

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:

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  • Town of Oakville and Trafalgar Township historical documents and publications 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
  • see 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


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Areas Served Oakville
Eligibility OPL library card required to borrow items

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
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Intersection Navy St and Lakeshore Rd E
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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