In response to COVID-19, all branches of the Oakville Public Library, and all programs, branch book drops and in-branch services, will be closed as of Saturday, March 14 until further notice. All library material due dates have been extended. Full details

Write2Xpress Contest 2020

Write2Xpress is a creative writing contest open to Oakville youth aged 12-18 years old. Short story and poem submissions based on the image below will be accepted and judged by a panel of three local authors.

Photo credit: Kirill Voloshin

Write2Xpress 2020 

Contest opens: Saturday, March 28, 2020

Contest closes: Saturday, May 9, 2020

Submission details will be posted soon.

Awards Night

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Queen Elizabeth Park Community Centre (Rehearsal Hall)


This year we are excited to welcome Josie DiSciasio-Andrews (Oakville Literary Café), Rosanna Leo (OPL staff member and local author), and Siobhan Kukolic (local author) as judges. Prizes will include Indigo gift cards and advanced reader copy (ARCs) prize packs!

Did You Know

TumbleBookCloud is an online collection of read-along chapter books for students in late elementary to high school. In addition to the same content previously found in TumbleReadables, TumbleBookCloud includes videos from National Geographic, new Audio Books, and 44 additional chapter book titles. TumbleBookCloud?