Important Update

Important Update!


  • Glen Abbey Branch will close for renovations on Monday, June 3 for approximately six months. To learn more about the renovation, click here.
  • All OPL branches will be closed on Friday, June 14 for a Staff Development Day. Learn more.
  • Update on the Water St. road closure: our Central Branch parking lot is still accessible to vehicles, even though the road is closed in one section. Please enter the lot from the north side and use the temporary ramp. Do not park where parking meters are bagged and avoid caution tape.

Central Branch Info

Hours

  • 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
* The Central Branch Children's Department closes at 8 p.m. Monday to Thursday.

Contact Info

120 Navy St.
Oakville, L6J 2Z4
Map

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

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 2019

Holiday date/s
New Year's Day Jan-1
Family Day* Feb- 18
Good Friday Apr-19
Easter Sunday Apr-21
Easter Monday Apr-22
Victoria Day May-19,20
Canada Day Jun-30,Jul-1
Emancipation Day Aug-4, 5
Labour Day Sep-1, 2
Thanksgiving Oct-13, 14
Christmas Eve** Dec-24
Christmas Day Dec-25
Boxing Day Dec-26
New Year's Eve** Dec-31

[*] Glen Abbey and Iroquois Ridge branch remain open
[**] All OPL branches will close at 1:00 p.m.


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