Oakville Public Library has a growing collection of research materials unique to the history of Oakville and its people. It contains a wide variety of resources documenting the history and development of our community.
Genealogy is the study of family relationships and histories from generation to generation. Oakville Public Library helps you in your research by providing access to records that document your heritage. Our resources will help you get started.
Three Microfilm Readers/Printers are available for use in the Oakville Room, Central Branch, on a first come first served basis during regular library hours. Printouts are available at a cost of 20 cents a page.
is a system of borrowing and lending of material between
library systems across North America.
Microfilm from Archives of Ontario may be requested for use in the Oakville Room.
Microfilm will no longer be available for loan from Library and Archives Canada effective December 11, 2012.
Reference & Referral
Information Staff are available to assist with your research. Referrals may be made if a request is outside the scope of staff expertise.