Public Computer Access & Related Services

Last updated: April 3, 2021

Effective April 3, 2021: Halton region will move into province-wide “emergency brake” shutdown.

All in-branch printing, photocopying and scanning is now available. Physical distancing and visit time limits are in place.

These services are by appointment only (with some drop-in availability). You can also call the respective branch at which you want to schedule a session or come in-person and reserve a slot, subject to availability.

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Drop-in sessions are on a first-come, first-served basis.

More information: OPL’s Path to Reopening 2021


Below is general information about public access computers and related services at Oakville Public Library. All services may only be used at this time with a scheduled session. You can schedule a session online, in-person at the branch or over the phone.

Public Access Computers (PACs)

All Oakville Public Library branches are equipped with public access computers. All PACs offer internet and e-mail access, word processing and printing. A library card is required to log in to the PACs. If you are not an Oakville resident, please see staff during your scheduled session to obtain a temporary guest pass.

Loanable Laptops

Loanable laptops will be available to book as an alternative to the PACs. Laptops are available on a first-come, first-served basis to be used in-branch during a scheduled session.

Wireless Internet (WiFi)

Wireless internet access (unsecured) is available at all library branches. Ensure your WiFi-compatible device is on and wireless networking is enabled. In your WiFi settings, select ‘Public Wireless’ and launch your browser.

Printing, Photocopying and Scanning 

During a scheduled session, customers may print, photocopy or scan-to-email documents from public access computers within the library. If you are not an Oakville resident, please see staff during your scheduled session to obtain a temporary guest pass.

  • Black and white – $0.25 per side
  • Colour- $0.50 per side
  • Scan to email – $0.10 per side

Mobile Printing

With a scheduled session, customers may print remotely using the library’s mobile printing service. A library card is not required. Regular printing costs apply.

Scanning & Photocopying

Library cardholders may scan to email and photocopy items at all branches. Regular printing costs apply.


Acceptable payment options are coins, credit or debit only. No cash change will be provided.

The collection of information on this form is subject to the provisions of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O. 1990, cM.56. The information can be used for contact purposes regarding the booking and / or shared with Public Health for contact tracing. Please direct any inquiries to the Director, Branch Services at 905-815-2042

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