Branches are now open with adjusted services and accepting returns. Library Takeout is also available for contactless hold pickups. Learn More
Important Update

Important Update!


  • The Sixteen Mile holds lockers are unavailable until further notice.
  • The White Oaks Branch elevator to the lower level (Children’s area) is temporarily out of service. The Children’s area remains accessible by stairs and ramp. Library staff are available to retrieve materials on request. We apologize for any inconvenience.
  • Some areas of Central Branch will undergo a refresh! Learn more on our Branch Enhancements page Details

Central Branch

Branch Hours of Operation

  • SundayClosed
  • MondayClosed
  • Tuesday11:30AM-7PM
  • Wednesday11:30AM-7PM
  • Thursday11:30AM-7PM
  • Friday9:30AM - 5PM
  • Saturday9:30AM - 5PM

Library Returns

  • Tuesday through Saturday 7 am – 5 pm

Library Takeout is available. Click here for more information.

Contact Info

120 Navy St.
Oakville, L6J 2Z4
Map

Phone::(905) 815-2042

Oakville Galleries

Oakville Galleries is open to the public. Click here for operating hours.

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 $1.00 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. 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.
  • 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 Municipal Parking Lot 10 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 2020

Holiday date/s
New Year’s Day Jan-1
Family Day Feb- 17
Good Friday Apr-10
Easter Monday * Apr-13
Victoria Day* May-18
Canada Day Jul-1
Emancipation Day* Aug-3
Labour Day* Sep-7
Thanksgiving* Oct-12
Christmas Day Dec-25
Boxing Day Dec-26

OPL will open Glen Abbey branch and Iroquois Ridge branch on Family Day.



OPL will be open on Christmas Eve,
December 24 – 9:30am to 1:00pm
and New Year’s Eve,
December 31 – 9:30am to 1:00pm



*OPL will be closed on the noted Sundays prior to the designated holiday that falls on a Monday.


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