Important Update

Important Update!

  • All branches will be closed for the holidays from Sunday, December 24 to Tuesday, December 26, and from Sunday, December 31 to Monday, January 1. The library will reopen with regular business hours from Wednesday, December 27 to Saturday, December 30, and again on Tuesday, January 2.
  • Starting January 2, 2018, all OPL branches will run on new schedules. This operational change will provide customers with more hours to use our technology, attend educational programs, and to access valuable library resources. For our new hours and more information regarding the changes, please click here.

Central Branch Info


  • Sunday1:00PM - 5:00PM
  • Monday9:30AM - 9:00PM
  • Tuesday9:30AM - 9:00PM
  • Wednesday9:30AM - 9:00PM
  • Thursday9:30AM - 9:00PM
  • Friday9:30AM - 5:00PM
  • Saturday9:30AM - 5:00PM

Contact Info

120 Navy St.
Oakville, L6J 2Z4

Phone: (905) 815-2042
Fax: (905) 815-2024

Branch Manager

Andra Steele
(905) 815-2042 ext 5063

Oakville Galleries

Oakville Galleries at Centennial Square is also located in the Central Branch. The gallery entrance is located on the top floor of the branch, easily accessed from the Navy Street entrance.

Parking Info

Our Central Branch can be accessed from both the front entrance, located at the corner of Navy Street and Lakeshore Road and the rear entrance, located on Water Street (please refer to the map).

Paid parking is available at the rear entrance off of Water St. Parking lot has a 3 hour maximum stay, rates are $1.50 per hour. Rates are in effect Monday to Saturday, 9:00am to 6:00pm. Parking is free outside of these times.

Metered parking is available across Water St. from the rear parking lot. Metered spaces are available for a 9 hour maximum stay, at $1 per hour.

Driving Directions

Please note: it is not recommended that you use the library address in a GPS system to locate the Central Branch. Doing this will not take you to the parking lot, and there are several one-way streets to contend with. Instead, please follow the driving directions below:

  • From the QEW:
  • Exit at Trafalgar Rd.
  • Head south on Trafalgar Rd.
  • Turn right on Dunn St. (one way)
  • Turn right on Randall St. (one way)
  • Turn right on Navy St. at lights
  • Navy St. becomes Water St. as you turn the corner and head down the hill towards the water
  • Library entrance is at second parking lot on your left.

Holds & Renewals

In addition to online renewals, many checked out items can be renewed through our automated phone system, 24 hours a day. Call (905) 815-5996.

Holiday Closings 2017

Holiday date/s
New Year's Day Jan-01
Family Day* Feb-20
Good Friday Mar-14
Easter Sunday Mar-16
Victoria Day May-21
Victoria Day May-22
Canada Day Jun-01
Civic Holiday Aug-06
Civic Holiday Aug-07
Labour Day Sep-03
Labour Day Sep-04
Thanksgiving Oct-08
Thanksgiving Oct-09
Christmas Eve Dec-24
Christmas Day Dec-25
Boxing Day Dec-26
New Year's Eve Dec-31

[*] Glen Abbey & Iroquois Ridge Branches open 9am to 5pm