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Oakville Public Library

Service: Friends of the Oakville Public Library

Record #: OAK2985
Last Full Update: 29 Nov 2022

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-815-2042
Fax 905-815-2024
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Primary Contact Debra Thompson, Fund Development Coordinator; Phone: 905-815-2042 ext 5092; Email:

Agency Information

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

Friendly Finds

  • available at all Branches (for more information visit Friends of the OPL website)
  • gently used materials – books, audio books and audio-visual materials, in great condition, available for sale 

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

Book Donations

  • accepting books or audio-visual materials in good condition that can be resold
  • please note that donated material is not added to library collection and tax receipts are not issued for donations (for more information visit OPL Collections Development Policy)
  • donations are only accepted at Central Branch, during branch open hours
  • for information about acceptable materials, visit the Donations website
Hours During OPL branch hours - for more information visit
Dates 2022 Book Sales
  • Dec 9 to Dec 11
2023 Book Sales
  • Feb 23 to Feb 25 CANCELLED
  • Jun 21 to June 25
  • Aug 24 to Aug 28
  • Nov 22 to Nov 25
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 
* visit website for volunteer applications
Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Oakville, ON
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Mailing Address c/o Friends of the Oakville Public Library 
120 Navy St 
Oakville, ON L6J 2Z4
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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