Select branches are now open for Stage 3, along with Library Takeout service and extended return hours. Details


Purpose and Scope

This policy defines the responsibility for the selection of library materials. It applies to all types of library materials including print, audiovisual and electronic resources.


The selection of materials for the Oakville Public Library collection is delegated to the Chief Executive Officer, who may further delegate this function to members of the staff who are qualified by reason of education or training.

Effective Date: June 27, 2013
Motion #: 13.06.53 Next Review Date: 2017
Supersedes Policy Dated: September 24, 2009, February 23, 2006, January 27, 2003 Motion #: 09.09.81, 06.02.24, 03.02.20 Page 1 of 1
Filed in: Board Manual, Collections Development Manual (2 f), Added to Website