Oakville Public Library

Service: Friends of the Oakville Public Library

Record #: OAK2985
Last Full Update: 21 Nov 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-815-2042
Fax 905-815-2024
E-Mail fol@oakville.ca
Website www.opl.ca/friends
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, LinkedIn LinkedIn, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary Contact Debra Thompson, Fund Development Coordinator; Phone: 905-815-2042 ext 5092; Email: debra.thompson@oakville.ca

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 Oakville Public Library)
  • gently used materials – books, audio books and audio-visual materials, in great condition, available for sale 

Volunteer Opportunities

Book Donations

  • Visit Friends of the Oakville Public-Library Book Donations if you would like to donate books to the Friends of the Library, please note that FOL can only sell books and other items that are in good condition
  • Donations are only accepted at Central Branch during branch open hours. Drop your books and materials off at the blue cart at the Water St. entrance.
  • If you have a large quantity of materials that don’t fit into the cart, please contact 905-815-2042 ext 5092 to arrange a drop off appointment

During OPL branch hours - for more information visit www.opl.ca/locations


Visit Book Sales page for details about book sale dates and times. 

Areas Served Oakville
Eligibility No restrictions

For more information, visit the Friends of the Oakville Public Library Volunteering


Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Oakville, ON
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 ; Volunteer Opportunities

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